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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 'Vurnon Anita'

One Midfielder Likely To Leave – One Returning To Fitness

January 22nd, 2016 · 7 Comments

At his press conference today Steve McClaren was again tight-lipped on the transfer business Newcastle are engaged in – even though has been lots of news int eh press that Newcastle are finding it difficult to arrange deals for Saido Berahino of West Brom and Andros Townsend of Tottenham. The Chairman of both those clubs […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Injuries · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita

These Were Newcastle´s Best Four Players Yesterday

December 27th, 2015 · 15 Comments

Rob Elliot continues to have a great season as stand-in for the injured Tim Krul – and the Republic of Ireland International again made some vital saves for Newcastle in both halves yesterday to keep Newcastle in the game against Everton. Elliot twice saved from the dangerous Romelu Lukaka in the first half as it […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Fabricio Coloccini · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Rob Elliot · Vurnon Anita

2015 Was A Very Difficult Year For Newcastle

December 23rd, 2015 · 86 Comments

We all know that 2015 has been very difficult year for Newcastle and we have just 7 wins in our 36 league games and 20 defeats. Our performances in the FA Cup and League Cup were not much better and in three ties we won one – against League Two side Northampton Town – and […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Press · Vurnon Anita

These Were Newcastle’s Best Three Players Yesterday

December 20th, 2015 · 59 Comments

Rob Elliot has played nine games for Newcastle since coming in for the injured Tim Krul and you can see how much his confidence has grown over that time. And when you think he started the season as 3rd choice goalkeeper behind Tim Krul and Karl Darlow he’s had a remarkable season so far. Rob […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Rob Elliot · Vurnon Anita

These Were Newcastle’s Best Three Players Yesterday

December 7th, 2015 · 55 Comments

There could only be one Man of the Match for Newcastle yesterday and it was the man involved in both Newcastle goals – Gini Wijnaldum. The 25 year-old had a shot deflected into the goal to open the scoring after 69 minutes and then quite  brilliantly scored the second goal in stoppage time to send […]

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Tags: Georginio Wijnaldum · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Siem de Jong · Vurnon Anita