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

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First Inquiry Made For One Of Newcastle’s Stars

June 19th, 2016 · 14 Comments

The Sunday People are today reporting that new Everton manager Ronald Koeman has made an inquiry for Gini Wijnaldum, the former PSV captain and Dutch Player of the year in 2015. Newcastle paid around £14.5M for Wijnaldum last summer, the 3rd most expensive player ever in Newcastle’s history behind Michael Owen (£17M) and Alan Shearer (£15M) and […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Here’s A Hint That Moussa Sissoko May Not Be Good Enough

June 19th, 2016 · 38 Comments

Former Newcastle left-back Olivier Bernard thinks that Moussa Sissoko isn’t quite ready to move to a Champions League club, which seems to have been Sissoko’s obsession ever since he moved to Newcastle from Toulouse in January of 2013. Olivier doubts that a top club would come in for him and if they did Moussa would at […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Euro 2016 · Management · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News

Newcastle Have Already Picked Up Their First Injury

June 18th, 2016 · 40 Comments

There’s some bad news already for Newcastle, with young 19 year-old striker Adam Armstrong picking up an injury playing for the England U-19 side. The Chronicle is reporting the local lad  picked up a thigh injury playing in Mexico and that could end any participation for him in the European U19 tournament  that will take place next month. […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · England News · European Competition · Injuries · Newcastle News · Other News

Leicester’s Vardy Move Hints At How Magpies Keep Townsend

June 18th, 2016 · 2 Comments

We are hoping that PL Champions Leicester City can keep their squad together for next season, but as usual in England the top clubs look around each summer and identify the good players they think should be playing for them rather than at the smaller clubs. One such player who has been identified this summer is […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

These Five Fringe Players Will Definitely Leave This Summer

June 17th, 2016 · 3 Comments

When considering which players have futures at Newcastle it’s informative to look at which players Rafa Benitez didn’t use in the 10 games he was in charge of last season, because it’s very likely they will be moved out this summer. Joan Gouffran and Henri Saivet saw no playing time at all under Rafa Benitez, […]

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Tags: Contracts · Emmanuel Riviere · Financials · Florian Thauvin · Henri Saivet · Newcastle News · Remy Cabella · Transfer News and Rumours · Yoan Gouffran