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

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Rafa Benitez – We Weren’t Expecting That – Fans Stunned

August 13th, 2016 · 137 Comments

This was not in the script for Newcastle this season. And after the last two pathetic seasons – when our players have looked pathetic and embarrassing at times – we have started this season worse than we did the last two – with two successive defeats and another lethargic display from far too many of Newcastle’s highly […]

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Tags: Championship · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll

Now A Shock Home Defeat – Lose 2-1 To Huddersfield

August 13th, 2016 · 76 Comments

Newcastle did not play well today in front of a sold-out crowd of over 52,000 at St. James’ Park and so much for making St. James’ Park a fortress this season,  as we did not play well and lost our second league game – this time 2-1 to Huddersfield – we will be near the […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa – It Was Easy Decision Not To Play Him – He’s Happy

August 13th, 2016 · 1 Comment

It was a bit of a surprise when Rafa preferred Grant Hanley to Chancel Mbemba against Fulham in the first game but Chancel had missed the last pre-season friendly against Vitesse with an ankle injury and Grant had played well alongside captain Jamaal Lascelles. Rafa has explained Chancel’s omission  and he has said it was an easy […]

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Tags: Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Grant Hanley · Poll

Sissoko In Newcastle Squad – Rafa May Keep Him

August 12th, 2016 · 31 Comments

Rafa Benitez had given a strong message out today to both Moussa Sissoko and any clubs wanting to sign the player and the manager has asked any clubs who are interested in signing the Newcastle midfielder to put their offers in now if they want to buy Sissoko this summer. Rafa has also said Newcastle […]

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Tags: Communication · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference · Transfer News and Rumours

This Team Should Give Magpies More Power Against Terriers

August 12th, 2016 · 8 Comments

We expect Rafa Benitez to make a few changes from the side that started at Fulham a week ago and put in a disappointing display. That display gave us our first defeat of the season in the very first game – and that was a huge surprise for Newcastle fans – and probably for Rafa too. So […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll