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

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Newcastle In Danger Of Losing Top Young Player

July 28th, 2016 · 15 Comments

It’s probably fair to say that by the time the summer transfer window ends at the end of August we will have lost more players than we thought we would this summer – the ones we didn’t want to lose to be more precise. Newcastle have already lost Andros Townsend and Gini Wijnaldum – two […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Defender’s Goal – Fight His Way Back To Full Fitness

July 28th, 2016 · 12 Comments

Center-back Curtis Good was signed from Melbourne Heat four years ago for £400K on a six year deal when he was just 19. He came to Newcastle with hopes of a bright future and he came well recommended, but after a couple of decent loan spells he’s basically been out of the game for over […]

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Tags: Coaching · Curtis Good · Injuries · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Other News

This Player Is Key To Magpies In Both Form And Attitude

July 28th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Vurnon Anita has had a very good season and has played in a number of different positions for Newcastle in the last few weeks and that includes both full-back positions and in central midfield. When he scored Newcastle’s first goal at Southend United on Tuesday night he was playing in right midfield. Vurnon won the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Vurnon Anita

Newcastle Expecting Mammoth Bid For Moussa Sissoko

July 28th, 2016 · 26 Comments

The Telegraph are reporting today that Real Madrid are ready to bid for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko, but will wait until Manchester United have signed a massive deal to get Paul Pogba to Old Trafford. Real Madrid had some interest in signing Pogba, but it looks like they will miss out and turn to the Newcastle […]

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Tags: Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Benitez Praises Two Unlikely Newcastle Players

July 27th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Rafa Benitez talked to nufcTV today after the 2-0 win over Southend United last night and he has praised both Vurnon Anita and Yoan Gouffran, our two unlikely goalscorers. Rafa is particularly pleased with Vurnon Anita, who seems to be able to play anywhere for Newcastle and he’s a player that Rafa Benitez obviously trusts […]

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Tags: Championship · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Vurnon Anita · Yoan Gouffran