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

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Championship Fixtures Announced – Geordie Fans Upbeat

June 22nd, 2016 · 77 Comments

It’s really strange but when the fixtures for the Championship were announced earlier today most Newcastle fans were buzzing and were even looking forward to trips to quaint places like Burton Albion. It’s the Rafa effect, with fans convinced the Spanish manager will turn things around at Newcastle and get us straight back up next May and not only […]

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

Rafa Benitez Will Not Even Know Who I Am

June 22nd, 2016 · 16 Comments

There’s a really good, light-hearted and maybe even true statement from Bristol City manager Lee Johnson this morning,  after the Championship League fixtures were announced at 9:00 am today. Newcastle kick off the season on Friday night, 5th August at Craven Cottager in a televised game – the very first game of the Championship season. […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Rolando Aarons Upbeat And Confident About Newcastle

June 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Over the last two summers 20 year-old Rolando Aarons has worked through the summer on getting fit for the upcoming season, but he’s had a real bad time of it with injuries and over the last two seasons appeared only 17 times with 3 goals for Newcastle. Well it’s a case if plan A doesn’t […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Pre-Season · Premier League · Rolando Aarons

Here’s Newcastle’s Main Competition In The Championship

June 21st, 2016 · 77 Comments

There’s a good article in the Chronicle today with Bet365’s Steve Freeth, who talks all about why Newcastle are red-hot favorites to not only get promoted at the first attempt in the coming season, but why we are 9/4 to win the Championship. We hope Steve is right about that and he believes Newcastle will walk away with […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Newcastle’s Assistant Manager Talks Of Historic Club

June 20th, 2016 · 52 Comments

Mikel Antia is the new assistant manager at Newcastle taking over from Italian Fabio Pecchia, who left St. James’ Park to take over at Italian second division club Hellas Verona. The 43-year-old Spaniard has talked today in northern Spain about his excitement at working alongside Rafa Benitez at what he describes as an historic club […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League