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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 Captain Probably Out For The Season

April 23rd, 2016 · 35 Comments

Rafa Benitez has said that he is not optimistic that Fabricio Coloccini can return to play for Newcastle this season. Colo picked up the  calf injury after the 5-1 humiliation at Chelsea when the Newcastle squad went for a short five day holiday to the south of Spain. It was in the warm down after the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Management · Prayer · Premier League · Press

This Is Still Newcastle’s Biggest Weakness And Worry

April 22nd, 2016 · 5 Comments

In one of the worst away records ever for Newcastle for a very long time, in 17 games away from home this season we have lost a whopping 14 games and won only two – rather lucky wins at Tottenham and Bournemouth – and we got a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford. So 7 points from […]

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Tags: Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Jonjo Shelvey · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League

Newcastle Youngster – I Like To Boss People About

April 20th, 2016 · 14 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles has come to the forefront over the last two weeks at Newcastle because of two things – his leadership abilities as well as his performances on the field. He spoke up in the dressing room after the 3-1 disgrace at Southampton and since then he has played two very good games alongside Chancel […]

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Tags: Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Management · Other News · Premier League

The New Gaffer Has Made Everybody Happy

April 20th, 2016 · 64 Comments

Papiss Cisse believes that new manager (gaffer) Rafa Benitez has now got Newcastle playing near their best and it took a little time for Rafa to get some of his idea across to the players. But two excellent performances in the last two games got us 4 points – a win against Swansea and a draw […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Poll · Premier League · Press

Alan Shearer Tweets Reaction To City Draw

April 19th, 2016 · 12 Comments

Good point tonight. Work rate and effort finally at the level they should have been all season. #nufcvmcfc — Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) April 19, 2016

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