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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 'Poll'

McClaren – Players Still 20% Short Of Being Fully Match Fit

August 24th, 2015 · 165 Comments

One of the positive thing about the performance at Manchester United on Saturday was that we defended superbly for maybe the first time this season, and it was our first clean sheet and something to build on. But Steve McClaren also knows that the players are still not as sharp as they need to be and […]

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Tags: Fitness · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Steven Taylor

There Was Only One Man Of The Match Yesterday

August 23rd, 2015 · 211 Comments

Fabricio Coloccini showed yesterday that he can still be a top center-back in the Premier League, and he used all his vast experience, skill and guile to keep out Manchester United as the Argentine International played a fabulous game at the back for Newcastle – a real captain’s game by a player who leads by example […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Here’s Newcastle’s Passion In One Simple Photograph

August 22nd, 2015 · 74 Comments

Here is a photograph of Fabricio Coloccini and Tim Krul, and they were Newcastle’s two best players in our Man of the Match poll with 47% and 13% respectively. It shows them at the end of the game today at Old Trafford, after Newcastle had put in a tremendous performance of guts, courage and fortitude […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Poll · Premier League · Tim Krul

Newcastle’s Defensive Options Improve Even Further

August 22nd, 2015 · 7 Comments

You’ve got to give huge credit to the Newcastle defense in particular and the Newcastle team in general today, the way they worked their socks off and played so well at Old Trafford. And who knows, with a little bit more luck Aleksandar Mitrovic could have scored with that wonderful header he put in after […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Poll · Premier League

McClaren Delighted With Performance And Result

August 22nd, 2015 · 13 Comments

It was a gutsy performance today from a stubborn and courageous Newcastle side at Old Trafford,  and after being completely on the back foot for the first 20 minutes of the game – which was much like last Saturday’s game at Swansea – the lads improved and showed some threat going forward before half time came. But Manchester […]

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Tags: Match Reports · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In Great Draw At Old Trafford

August 22nd, 2015 · 106 Comments

There were a number of positives that came out of this game for Newcastle and for all the lack of realize we had last week at Swansea we showed it in spades today and although Manchester United has most of the possession and most of the play, it was Aleksandar Mitrovic who hit the cross-bar […]

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Tags: Match Reports · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League