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

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Alan Shearer Surprised Rafa Is Staying At Newcastle

May 26th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Alan Shearer has been telling everybody who would listen to him for a few weeks now there was no way that Rafa Benitez would stay at Newcastle and manage a second division club, when he would have big offers coming in from all over the place. But that’s what the Spanish manager has done as […]

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Tags: Alan Shearer · Championship · Newcastle News · Premier League · Tweet · Twitter

Midfielder – Get Rafa In – The Players Want Him

May 25th, 2016 · 55 Comments

Jack Colback has been interviewed on the Newcastle web-site today – and it’s on a day when Rafa Benitez is back in toon to sign a three year deal at the club. Rafa is expected to sign on later today once the fine details have all been checked out – something the club has worked […]

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Tags: Jack Colback · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Magpies Sign Man City Midfielder – Plus Other New Recruits

May 25th, 2016 · 16 Comments

News today that Newcastle have signed up 16 year-old Manchester City midfielder Mace Goodridge, after he had been released by the Manchester club. He is one of 12 new scholars who have been signed up to the Youth Academy and one question we would have is whether Rafa Benitez or his people have been involved […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Coaching · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle Youth · Rolando Aarons

Newcastle Start To Offer New Contracts To Players

May 24th, 2016 · 40 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting tonight that it’s their understanding that Rafa Benitez will offer a new two year deal to 21 year-old defender Kevin Mbabu. The Swiss youth international looked good when he did play for the first team last season and he was especially impressive when he played left back against Chelsea at St. James’ Park at the […]

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Tags: Contracts · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle Youth

Townsend Not Moving To Sporting Lisbon

May 24th, 2016 · 35 Comments

There’s a report from ESPN today that sources close to Newcastle winger Andros Townsend have said the report in the Portuguese Dailey Record that he has traveled to Lisbon and may even be having a medical today before signing on at the top Portuguese club is simply not true. Andros is not in Portugal. Andros Townsend […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours