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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'

McClaren Reveals The Best Signing At Newcastle This Summer

August 23rd, 2015 · 43 Comments

We’ve always said that the best coaches get the very best out of the players they have available, and they do it in different ways – but it’s all about having good man-management skills – and getting the players to place their trust in you. Steve McClaren seems to have those skills in abundance and […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Will Get Better – We Are Improving

August 23rd, 2015 · 26 Comments

One of the most pleasing things about the clean sheet yesterday was that Newcastle were so organized in defense,  and in general way the players defended yesterday, and you could see how hard they had worked during the week in working on defense – cutting out crosses and blocking shots and good positional play. The […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Premier League

There Was Only One Man Of The Match Yesterday

August 23rd, 2015 · 211 Comments

Fabricio Coloccini showed yesterday that he can still be a top center-back in the Premier League, and he used all his vast experience, skill and guile to keep out Manchester United as the Argentine International played a fabulous game at the back for Newcastle – a real captain’s game by a player who leads by example […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Newcastle Fans Got Exactly What They Asked For

August 23rd, 2015 · 27 Comments

During John Carver’s disastrous run as Newcastle’s interim head coach last season, when we got one point in 10 games played, it looked like the players had almost given up and fans demanded that they have a team that at least tries – even if they cannot win. Newcastle fans demand the players at least […]

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Tags: Fans · Fans Forum · Newcastle Fans · Premier League

McClaren – These Three Players Were Immaculate For Us

August 23rd, 2015 · 19 Comments

If you look at the way we played against Swansea last weekend, and the way Newcastle played yesterday against Manchester United at Old Trafford,  you could see the remarkable progress in the way Newcastle defended. Granted that both games started off almost the same way, with Newcastle under tremendous pressure for the first 20 minutes, […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Premier League · Steven Taylor · Tim Krul

Here’s Newcastle’s Passion In One Simple Photograph

August 22nd, 2015 · 74 Comments

Here is a photograph of Fabricio Coloccini and Tim Krul, and they were Newcastle’s two best players in our Man of the Match poll with 47% and 13% respectively. It shows them at the end of the game today at Old Trafford, after Newcastle had put in a tremendous performance of guts, courage and fortitude […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Poll · Premier League · Tim Krul