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

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No Acceptable Sissoko Offers Yet – Newcastle May Lower Fee

August 26th, 2016 · 60 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting tonight that Newcastle have received six “firm offers” for Moussa Sissoko so far this summer. It seems that three Premier League clubs plus three continental clubs have put in offers for the player who was a star of the Euro 2016 tournament in France in the summer. Moussa Sissoko – in French […]

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Tags: Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Hints He Will Keep This Midfielder At Newcastle

August 26th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Now that Rolando Aarons has been injured, it would seem sensible to keep Yoan Gouffran at Newcastle for the final year of his four and a half year contract since he seems to be returning to some kind of form under Rafa Benitez. Rafa has talked about Yoan’s good form and his professionalism for a while now – and […]

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Tags: Interview · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll · Yoan Gouffran

Midfielder Becomes 15th Player To Leave Newcastle

August 26th, 2016 · 20 Comments

Coventry have signed 22 year-old Newcastle midfielder Gael Bigirimana today on a one-year deal, after Gael was on loan to the Sky Blues earlier this year. So Gael returns to the club he left four years ago to sign on at Newcastle for a £1M fee, when really big things were expected of him at that […]

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Tags: Financials · Gael Bigirimana · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Give New Contract To Promising Young Defender

August 26th, 2016 · 112 Comments

For the second time in 24 hours Newcastle have given a new contract to one of their promising youngsters and a local lad too. 20 year-old Jamie Sterry has just been given a new four year deal at Newcastle and that follows Adam Armstrong’s new four year deal he signed yesterday. 20 year-old Jamie Sterry – new […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Contracts · Jamie Sterry · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

Double Deal Proving Difficult For Newcastle

August 26th, 2016 · 43 Comments

One of the many problems Newcastle have to contend with when we make a very poor signing – is that it’s often difficult to move the player out, because we sign them on long contacts and give them huge wages at Newcastle. We saw that in the past with players like Xisco, who cost us £5.7M […]

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Tags: Emmanuel Riviere · Financials · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Yoan Gouffran