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Fans Warming To Player Who Could Become Unlikely Hero

January 23rd, 2017 · 17 Comments

My son Neil and I were talking last night about how well Daryl Murphy has done at Newcastle over the last two weeks when he has scored three goals in three games for us and of course he’s never been at a club as big as Newcastle. Coming to the end of his long career […]

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Tags: Championship · Daryl Murphy · Other News

This Is More Good News For Newcastle

January 23rd, 2017 · 16 Comments

Newcastle have now won our last three games in all competitions including our last two Championship games to go top of the league in a short eight-day span. However, if Brighton & Hove Albion beat Cardiff City at home tomorrow night in their make-up game, they will take over the top place again. Newcastle are 9 points above […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Injuries · Newcastle News

Magpies Locked In Negotiations With Palace – Other Deals Possible

January 23rd, 2017 · 81 Comments

Rafa Benitez has said over the weekend he is hopeful of Newcastle getting a breakthrough in the transfer window and it seems our best chance of getting somebody through the door is Andros Townsend who would be a great signing for us – again. Crystal Palace and Sam Allardyce are warming to the thought of getting […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

If We Can Keep This Man Fit – We’ll Get Promoted

January 23rd, 2017 · 5 Comments

Rafa Benitez, like the Newcastle fans, will know just how good and how important the mercurial Jonjo Shelvey is to Newcastle United this season. Since his return from his five game FA suspension, Newcastle won their second successive game with him in the side and took their goals tally up to seven, as the former Liverpool play-maker […]

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Tags: Championship · Jonjo Shelvey · Management · Newcastle News

These Were Newcastle’s Best Four Players Yesterday

January 22nd, 2017 · 140 Comments

It’s not surprising that with another brace yesterday that  in-form Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie is our Man of the Match in the excellent 4-0 win against Rotherham United yesterday at St. James’ Park. Matt scored the second and fourth goals for Newcastle and with the other goals coming from Daryl Murphy and Ayoze Perez –  in the […]

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Tags: Championship · DeAndre Yedlin · Man of the Match · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News

Rafa’s Belief In This Player Will See Deal Done This Month

January 22nd, 2017 · 129 Comments

There’s news in the Chronicle and in the Croydon press today that it’s looking more and more like Andros Townsend will be returning to Newcastle this week on a loan deal. But it’s now looking more like a loan with an obligation to buy, after Andros has played a certain number of first team games for Newcastle. […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Poll · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours