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

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Why Newcastle So Short Of Defenders – McClaren´s Excuse

February 6th, 2016 · 44 Comments

Newcastle have been woeful in defense for over two years now but we didn´t strengthen last month by bringing in defenders, but manager Steve McClaren is now saying it wasn´t for the want of trying …….. they just failed. Just less than a year ago John Carver was complaining of being short of players – especially […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Poll · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Massive Thank You To Fans – Performance Wasn’t Acceptable

February 5th, 2016 · 23 Comments

Rob Elliot was again our Man of the Match on Wednesday at Goodison and he had another excellent game for us and he was on of the few players who were not asleep in that first half and that was good because he made some good saves. He made some even better save sin the […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Press · Rob Elliot

Newcastle´s Injuries Starting To Cause Problems Again

February 5th, 2016 · 10 Comments

Chancel Mbemba has started every Premier League game for us so far this season but when he had to come off at Everton on Wednesday night just before half time we had both back-up center-backs Jamaal Lascelles and Steven Taylor on the bench. Jamaal came on and got himself sent off at the very end […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Injuries · Jack Colback · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Rolando Aarons · Steven Taylor

A Class Act Leaves Newcastle

February 4th, 2016 · 166 Comments

Mike Williamson joined Wolves last month and it’s a pity, because for the second time in three games we will be struggling for defenders on Saturday against West Brom. We suppose Newcastle are never too keen on having too much back-up or a bigger squad and when we get some players we let others go. Some of that […]

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Tags: Coaching · Mike Williamson · Newcastle News · Premier League

This Man Was A Hero Last Night

February 4th, 2016 · 28 Comments

Rob Elliot showed all the fight and passion you expect from a Newcastle players last night and the 29 year-old was again our Man of the Match as he had another excellent game as his star continues to rise both at Newcastle and in the Premier League. But for Rob, who made a number of […]

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Tags: Henri Saivet · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Rob Elliot