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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Jamaal Lascelles Again Demonstrates Great Leadership

September 27th, 2016 · 19 Comments

22 year-old Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles has today come out and defended Matz Sels who came under severe criticism after we dropped 2 points late in the game at Villa Park on Saturday. Jamaal has demonstrated why Rafa gave the young defender the captaincy of such a massive club, even though it’s a huge responsibility for […]

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Tags: Captain · Jamaal Lascelles · Leadership · Newcastle News · Other News

Rafa Talks About Matz Sels And The Goalkeeping Position

September 27th, 2016 · 16 Comments

After the game on Saturday our goalkeeper Matz Sels took some severe criticism from some Newcastle fans on Twitter that was simply way over the top. Matz did hesitate in coming out for the corner that led to Aston Villa’s very late equalizer, but it’s not like it was a major error and the ball should still have […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Karl Darlow · Management · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Poll

Star Player Finally Settles In At Newcastle

September 27th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Matt Ritchie likes playing two games a week and he certainly doesn’t seem to regret his move one little bit from Bournemouth to Newcastle. Matt was only too keen to join the Rafa Revolution at Newcastle in the summer and he was one of the first players we signed once Andros Townsend told the manager […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Matt Ritchie · Other News

We’ve Dusted Ourselves Down – Preparing For Norwich

September 26th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Paul Dummett returned to the team on Saturday at Villa Park after having been rested on Tuesday night in the good 2-0 win against Wolves in the EFL  Cup when Achraf Lazaar made his debut. We threw away 2 points on Saturday but in those six minutes of stoppage time it could even have ended […]

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Tags: Championship · Other News · Paul Dummett

Young Defender Still Dreams Of Newcastle Future

September 26th, 2016 · 46 Comments

Rafa Benitez is an experienced manager who transformed Newcastle’s squad over the summer transfer window and the team is still gelling but if we keep improving like we have so far this season we could become a really top side quite soon. That’s the hope anyway as Rafa gets to grips with his new players […]

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Tags: Championship · Kevin Mbabu · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Other News