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

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Update On Andros Townsend – It’s Not Particularly Good

June 28th, 2016 · 62 Comments

There was news last night that Crystal Palace had activated Andros Townsend release clause in his contract for about £13M and that terms had even been agreed with the player. That report was in French daily L’Equipe, but both the Chronicle  and Sky Sports have today said Newcastle have yet to receive an official bid […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Championship · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Report That Townsend To Sign For Crystal Palace

June 27th, 2016 · 68 Comments

There’s a report in French daily L’Equipe that Crystal Palace have triggered the release clause in Andros Townsend’s Newcastle contract and they have also reached an agreement with the player on wages. If that’s true it will be a devastating blow to Rafa Benitez and Newcastle, who will be in the Championship next season and […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

This Newcastle Forward Is Going Nowhere This Summer

June 27th, 2016 · 7 Comments

We were surprised to read reports over the least couple of days about 22 year-old Ayoze Perez potentially leaving Newcastle this summer and it would be a real surprise if Rafa Benitez lets his Spanish compatriot leave the club. Ayoze is a perfect young player who Rafa can and wants to make much better with his coaching […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Coaching · Development squad · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Rafa’s Goal – Best, Biggest, Fittest And Balanced

June 27th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez wants to add some experience to the squad this summer and the word coming out of the local papers is that he also wants to “balance” the squad. A number of reports suggest that means Rafa wants to bring in more British players to a squad that has been dominated by mediocre French players for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fitness · Fixtures · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Let’s Hope Another Newcastle Player Does Not Go On Strike

June 27th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Rafa Benitez is reported to be keen to bring up to four new players into the squad this week as the pre-season training will begin for what will be a crucial season for the Magpies in the Championship. And we should see all but those players involved in Internationals return this week for pre-season training. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours