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

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Midfielder Determined To Improve As He Continues To Work Hard

September 23rd, 2016 · 6 Comments

One of our bargain buys of the summer – Mohamed Diame – tried a beautiful chip shot in the second half on Tuesday night against Wolves and the ball hit the cross-bar. It was a terrific effort and that potential third goal would have killed the game for Newcastle. We did go close a number […]

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Tags: Coaching · EFL · EFL Cup · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News

Newcastle Star – It’s A Massive Game – We Need 3 Points

September 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

It will be a tough game at Villa Park tomorrow afternoon even though Aston Villa under new manager Roberto Di Matteo have made a slow start to life in the Championship and are currently in 18th place in the league with 8 points from the first 8 games and only one win. But Aston Villa […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News · Other News

What Rafa Told The Players At Half Time On Tuesday Night

September 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rafa Benitez made 8 changes to the side on Tuesday night that had lamely lost 2-0 to Wolves last Saturday afternoon, but one surprise was a player he left in the side – Jonjo Shelvey – ho had a poor game last Saturday. At the time the team was announced we wondered if this was […]

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Tags: Championship · EFL Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · League Cup · Newcastle News · Poll

New Signing Doing What He Wanted To Do – Improve His Game

September 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Ciaran Clark was a good signing for us for around £5M from Aston Villa in the summer and it’s a good question as to whether the defender will keep his place for our visit to Villa Park on Saturday, in what is another important league game for Newcastle. Clark had a solid game at center-back […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Contracts · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

How Pardew Just Gave Up On Promising Teenager At Newcastle

September 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

When Gael Bigirimana first arrived at Newcastle from Coventry City for £1M in the summer of 2012 as an 18 year-old, he was looked upon as being a top young player who could improve at Newcastle. And certainly in that first season when we were in the Europa League he did look a very good player […]

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Tags: Coaching · Gael Bigirimana · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours