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Newcastle Striker Will Not Leave For Struggling Premier League Club

December 3rd, 2016 · 15 Comments

Two Premier League clubs who are struggling near the bottom of the league, West Ham and Crystal Place are said to want Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic in the January transfer window. The  exclusive report is in the Express and apparently the clubs have been alerted because Mitro is no longer a starter at Newcastle – but there […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Our Man Of The Match Making A Name For Himself

December 3rd, 2016 · 28 Comments

There was only one Man of the Match for us on Friday night at Nottingham Forest and that was goalkeeper Karl Darlow who kept us in the game in the first half with two phenomenal saves from the two penalties referee Stephen Martin kindly awarded to the home side. And after brilliantly saving the second […]

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Tags: Karl Darlow · Man of the Match · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll

Proud Newcastle Defender Tells It Like It Is

December 3rd, 2016 · 34 Comments

Ciaran Clark has been one of our best players this season and he’s turned ou to be a terrific buy from Aston Villa for just £5M. Ciaran has come into the side and played very well in central defense with captain Jamaal Lascelles and it’s starting to become a great partnership at the back for Newcastle. […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Newcastle News · Other News

Will Jonjo Shelvey Ever Change – Probably Not

December 3rd, 2016 · 9 Comments

To be fair to Jonjo Shelvey, he’s been well behaved this season apart from the time he is accused of misconduct late in the Wolves game back in September – and his personal hearing for that is due to take place during the week of 19th December. But generally he’s been well behaved and has […]

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Tags: Championship · Discipline · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa Benitez Talks About Play Acting And Referee Errors

December 3rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

Stephen Martin got a number of decisions wrong last night at the City Ground when the Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle game seemed to be too much for him. The officiating in the second division has been pretty woeful all season long, but Martin took it to new depths last night with some bizarre decisions when he […]

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Tags: Championship · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News

Alan Shearer Takes A Swipe At That Awful Referee

December 2nd, 2016 · 33 Comments

We just watched the game again when we were shockingly beaten 2-1 at the City Gerund by Nottingham Forest and the referee was simply embarrassing in the many mistakes he made tonight – and most of them were dead against Newcastle. When you award two dodgy penalties in the first half and send off two […]

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Tags: Alan Shearer · Championship · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target