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Christian Atsu Has Great Game As Ghana Win 1-0

January 17th, 2017 · 85 Comments

Newcastle’s on-loan winger Christian Atsu started off well with Ghana in the Africa Cup Nations Group D in Gabon when they beat Uganda 1-0 with a penalty coming from Andre Ayew of West Ham after 32 minutes. Christian played the whole game for Ghana for his 42nd cap (9 goals) and he had an excellent game […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Christian Atsu · Newcastle News

Our Man Of The Match – He’s Still Improving

January 17th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Karl Darlow has had a great season so far and it’s strange that his season is reflecting that of Rob Elliot last term, when Rob came in after Tim Krul was injured and became Newcastle’s best player. A similar think is happening with Karl in the absence of Rob though injury – and the 26 […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Daryl Murphy · Karl Darlow · Man of the Match · Newcastle News

Some Surprising News For Newcastle

January 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments

There are reports in Holland today that Ajax are considering ending the season-long loan of Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul after Tim has yet to play for the Ajax first team this season. Tim was supposed to go to Ajax and play in the first team this season as he gets back form his devastating knee injury he […]

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Tags: Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Other News · Tim Krul

These Two Experienced Players Would Be Terrific Signings

January 17th, 2017 · 10 Comments

There was a buzz on Twitter last night that Newcastle could be closing in on two experienced players who would no doubt strengthen the Newcastle squad. They are James McCarthy of Everton and former Newcastle player Andros Townsend. James McCarthy is definitely available from Everton and there were reports that Newcastle are now the favorites […]

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

This Will Be A Big Test Of The Newcastle Squad

January 17th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Newcastle have picked up four injuries in our last two games to Aleksandar Mitrovic, Dwight Gayle, Isaac Hayden and Vernon Anita. Mitro should be back in a couple of weeks, Gayle in two to three weeks, Isaac in about a week, but unlucky Vurnon Anita is out for two to three months with his ankle […]

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Tags: Championship · FA Cup · Injuries · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News

Fans React To Injury Prognosis On Three Players

January 17th, 2017 · 4 Comments

The injury prognosis on Dwight Gayle was good, that he would be out just two to three weeks with his hamstring injury – but it was not good on Vurnon Anita, who will be out two to three months with his ankle injury. Vurnon has suffered ankle ligament damage and he will do well to […]

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Tags: Championship · Dwight Gayle · Injuries · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita