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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 'Steven Taylor'

Two Positions Benitez Must Strengthen This Summer

June 8th, 2016 · 39 Comments

One of Newcastle’s big weaknesses last season is that we didn’t have a recognized reliable goalscorer in the ranks – and we failed to sign Charlie Austin when we had ample opportunity to do so last summer and in January. In the end it was Southampton who snapped him up for just £4M. If we had […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Steven Taylor · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Fans React On Twitter To Steven Taylor Being Released

June 3rd, 2016 · 28 Comments

Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter and reacted to Steven Taylor being released, when his contract ends at the end of the month. Steven was black and white through and through and was  ball-boy at St. James’ Park during the Kevin Keegan years in the 1990s. But he has been struggling over the last few […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor · Tweet · Twitter

Newcastle Veteran Leaves Home Town Club – As Expected

June 3rd, 2016 · 10 Comments

Newcastle United’s longest-serving player and home town lad Steven Taylor was today released from the club, when his contract, which runs out at the end of the month, will not be renewed. In all truth it wasn’t expected that Rafa would give Steven Taylor a new contract and after his woeful performance at Southampton and […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Steven Taylor

Benitez’ Views On Players Starting To Manifest

May 31st, 2016 · 52 Comments

It would be a very good time for Fabricio Coloccini to leave Newcastle after eight years on Tyneside, and it looks like that will now happen with Colo saying in an interview in Argentina that he would like to return to San Lorenzo – the club Pope Francis supports. It was also the club Colo […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor

Rafa Benitez Loses Patience With This Player

April 12th, 2016 · 14 Comments

We mentioned on Saturday after the game that could be Steven Taylor’s last game for Newcastle, as the local lad had a shocker in the first half and seems to have lost his mobility with all the injuries he’s sustained over the last six years. Steven was hauled off at half time by Rafa Benitez […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League · Steven Taylor