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

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Hughton On Whether Magpies Have What’s Needed In Championship

August 28th, 2016 · 24 Comments

Chris Hughton didn’t think Newcastle were great on Saturday in the 2-0 win, but he saw some of the characteristics teams need in the Championship to get promoted – and he saw a lot of those in the way Newcastle played. Chris saw an efficiency with Newcastle and an ability to score goals which should stand us […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Interview · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Press

Rafa – This Player Has To Stay At Newcastle Now

August 28th, 2016 · 20 Comments

Yoan Gouffran appeared only 9 times for Newcastle last season under Steve McClaren, but he seems to be completely rejuvenated under Rafa Benitez and has started the last four games for Newcastle – all wins. Yoan has entered the last year of his four and a half year contract since he signed on for us […]

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Tags: Championship · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Press · Press Conference · Yoan Gouffran

Newcastle Set To Play Hardball With Wantaway Star

August 28th, 2016 · 36 Comments

Newcastle are set to play hardball with Moussa Sissoko over his transfer – and the club will not let the French International midfielder leave for less than the £35M transfer fee they have put on his head. Mike Ashley is said to be determined to get the full value for Moussa, who starred for France in […]

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Tags: Championship · Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

This Man Will Be Warmly Welcomed Back On Saturday

August 24th, 2016 · 56 Comments

Chris Hughton will be at St. James’ Park on Saturday and we fully expect the Newcastle fans to give this man a fantastic reception for what he did while he was at Newcastle as the manager for a short 18 months from the summer of 2009. At that time the Newcastle club was in total […]

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Tags: Championship · Interview · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Benitez Hints Forgotten Man Can Still Help Newcastle

August 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez didn’t have Yoan Gouffran in the 18 man squads for the first two games of the season, which ended in two defeats. But on Wednesday night the Frenchman, who has been frustrated these last couple of years playing very few games for us, started the game against Reading on the wing and he […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Yoan Gouffran