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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 'Premier League'

Tables Have Turned Dramatically At Newcastle And Sunderland

October 27th, 2016 · 13 Comments

We were relegated from the Premier League when Sunderland hammered Everton 3-0 rather easily on May 11th at the Stadium of Light and that was it – even Rafa Benitez couldn’t save us after the woeful Steve McClaren had dug a hole too deep to get out of. Steve McClaren got just 24 points from […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Prediction · Premier League · Press

Here’s Why Newcastle At Hull Is A Good Draw For Us

October 27th, 2016 · 10 Comments

We didn’t get Leeds United at home, which would have been the best draw for us and would have paired the only two remaining non Premier League clubs together in the EFL Cup quarter-final, but we did get Hull, even through it’s an away tie. It would have been nice to have Hull City at home […]

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Tags: Championship · EFL Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll · Premier League

The Opposition Press On Newcastle – It’s Good News

October 26th, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Lancashire Evening Post has reported on the game last night at St. James’ Park and they have listed five things they learned last night. Preston made 9 changes to the side that beat Norwich 1-0 away last Saturday and Newcastle made 7 changes to the side that beat Ipswich 3-0 at home, so we […]

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Tags: Coaching · EFL Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Rafa Tries To Put Preston Cup Game In Perspective

October 25th, 2016 · 17 Comments

Rafa Benitez is a world=class manager who is very competitive and he wants to win every single game – if that’s in the league, the cup or a friendly – he likes to win games. And Rafa has said a few times this season that the most important game is the next one – and […]

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Tags: EFL Cup · League Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Rafa Careful This Does Not Impact Newcastle’s Promotion Drive

October 23rd, 2016 · 11 Comments

Before every game Rafa Benitez has got this blog well-trained and we always say the game will be a tough one,  because you just never know in the Championship and the games against Fulham, Huddersfield and Wolves were shockers and Newcastle were not supposed to lose those games – but we did. Starting off with two […]

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