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Entries Tagged as 'Pre-Season'

Chancel Mbemba Confirmed As Being 20 – Facts And Figures

July 30th, 2015 · 72 Comments

Newcastle have just released some facts about their new signing Chancel Mbemba,  and the first fact about him is that he was born in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo, on 8th August, 1994. So that makes him 20 years old and due to turn 21 in 10 days time – […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Contracts · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Announce Chancel Mbemba Signing – “I Am Excited”

July 30th, 2015 · 87 Comments

Newcastle have just announced the signing of center-back Chancel Mbemba from Anderlecht on a five year deal, and it looked like the FA finally gave their approval for the GBE, a full eight days after Newcastle United requested it. But all’s well that ends well – and Mbemba is another terrific signing for Newcastle this […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Rolando Aarons Picks Up An Injury

July 30th, 2015 · 15 Comments

Before you read this see the note at the bottom says that Rolando has tweeted the reason he limped off last night was due to cramps,  and it’s nothing more serious than that – but in this report you can tell how nervous we are about Rolando getting injured again – he looks such a great […]

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Tags: Injuries · Medical · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Rolando Aarons

Shearer – Newcastle Could Still Struggle If We Sell Players

July 30th, 2015 · 18 Comments

Alan Shearer has said that Newcastle will improve from last season, but we were simply terrible in that second half of the season under John Carver – it was a living nightmare for fans as we got one point in 10 games and lost eight games in a row. John Carver seemed to lose touch […]

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Tags: Interview · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

It’s An Amazing Feeling Playing In Front Of Newcastle Fans

July 30th, 2015 · 53 Comments

There’s a good reason why Newcastle fans are some of the best in the world, and half the gate of over 5,000 last night at Bootham Crescent in York were Newcastle fans who had traveled the 90 miles to watch a Newcastle second team play. It wasn’t until an hour before the kick-off that they […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

McClaren – This Player Still Plays A Vital Role

July 30th, 2015 · 252 Comments

Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini has yet to play in pre-season, but Steve McClaren thinks the center-back is close to full fitness, and he has had a little niggle that has kept him out of all the games so far this summer. McClaren is impressed with Colo’s professionalism and form in training, and the Argentine was at the […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

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