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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 'Pre-season'

Newcastle Win 3-2 – But Defense Shaky – Video Of All Goals

July 30th, 2016 · 17 Comments

After Newcastle seemed to be cruising this game and were 3-0 up at half-time, Vitesse came back in the second half and scored after 53 minutes after Newcastle had continued to play some good football in the second half. It was on-loan Chelsea midfielder Nathan, the Brazilian who scored following a corner and then just 8 minutes […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Match Reports · Newcastle News · nufcTV · Pre-season

Half Time: Newcastle 3 Vitesse 0 – Video Of Goals

July 30th, 2016 · 82 Comments

Newcastle are 3-0 up at home in the final friendly of the season and they have looked very good in the first half. Newcastle went ahead after 22 minutes with an own goal from Kelvin Leerdam, who deflected a shot from Dwight Gayle into his own net. Newcastle made it 2-0 after 36 minutes and […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Video

New Arrival Had To Pinch Himself When He Saw St. James’ Park

July 30th, 2016 · 66 Comments

Grant Hanley has talked today in the match program about how great it will be to play at St. James’ Park in front of Newcastle’s legendary fans. Well, he will get the chance today against SBV Vitesse because Chancel Mbemba has picked up a slight ankle injury in training and is being rested as a […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Grant Hanley · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Press

Hanley, Dummett And Colback Start Against Vitesse

July 30th, 2016 · 16 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced the team for the last friendly of pre-season at St. James’ Park this afternoon against SBV Vitesse from Arnhem, Holland and Mbemba is not in the squad. Chancel has picked up a slight ankle injury in training and is not playing today but should be ready for Fulham next Friday. […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Pre-season

Is This Newcastle’s Best Team For Vitesse?

July 30th, 2016 · 26 Comments

The team that Rafa starts today against Vitesse will give us a decent indication of what team he will start on Friday night in the first league game of the Championship season. Rafa Benitez Here’s our team in a 4-2-3-1 formation: Sels Janmaat Lascelles (c) Mbemba Gamez Shelvey Hayden Richie Perez Aarons Gayle

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Tags: Friendlies · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Prediction