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

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Entries Tagged as 'Players'

Thauvin’s Success Depends On His Mentality – Not His Ability

August 26th, 2015 · 11 Comments

It was about three years ago that both Arsenal and Newcastle were (very) interested in Florina Thauvin, who at the time was playing for Bastia after he had moved there in 2011 from Grenoble – and he was playing very well and attracting interest of some top clubs. Graham Carr had been watching him for a […]

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Tags: Coaching · Discipline · Florian Thauvin · International News · Newcastle News

He Showed Us What He Can Do Last NIght

August 26th, 2015 · 138 Comments

Steve McClaren has talked about the game last night and one highlight was the form of new signing Florian Thauvin and his ability to cross the ball. He put in some great crosses last night and it looks like he will now be our taker of free kicks and corners, and he started off by getting […]

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Tags: Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle’s New Strength Is Arsenal’s Current Weakness

August 26th, 2015 · 12 Comments

Arsene Wenger will watch the video of the Newcastle game last night and be worried what he sees from a certain Florian Thauvin – once a target of Arsenal’s when the 22 year-old was still at Bastia. He will see how well Florian can cross the ball and in fact after scoring his first goal […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · European Champions League · Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Premier League

McClaren – Thauvin Has Been Terrific In Training

August 26th, 2015 · 58 Comments

Steve McClaren’s own professionalism and that of his top coaching staff seems to be starting to rub off on the Newcastle players, and essentially the second team played well last night in beating a gallant Northampton Town side 4-1 at St. James’ Park. Florian Thauvin after scoring first goal last night

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Tags: Capital One Cup · Coaching · Florian Thauvin · League Cup · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Mitrovic Has Already Learned A Big Lesson From Newcastle Coaches

August 25th, 2015 · 8 Comments

Aleksandar Mitrovic gave a good and disciplined display in his very first start at Old Trafford last Saturday, and his fantastic header after 23 minutes almost put Newcastle ahead after we had been on the defensive for the first 20 minutes or so. That’s what you want from a top striker – where he can […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Legend To Knackered Players – Welcome To Premier League

August 25th, 2015 · 17 Comments

Tim Krul had said that a number of Newcastle players were knackered after the tough game at Old Trafford on Saturday, but former midfield star Rob Lee says the new players will need to get used to playing many games in England – that’s just the way it is –  and Rob also said if […]

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Tags: Capital One Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Tim Krul