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

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Eddie Howe Explains Why Top Player Left For Newcastle

July 6th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Bournemouth’s impressive young manager Eddie Howe has opened up about how the Cherries lost one of their best players to Newcastle last week. It looks as though Matt Ritchie went to see the manager and said he wanted to leave the club and then Newcastle came in with that massive bid – thought to be £10M upfront […]

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Tags: Coaching · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Benitez Puts The Record Straight About His Time At Real Madrid

July 5th, 2016 · 22 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been talking to Fox Sports Italy and he has explained what really happened in his six months unsuccessful spell at Real Madrid which started last June, just before he was about tio sign on at West Ham. There have been reports about how he didn’t get on with the players […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Rafa Begins Vital Pre-Season In Outdated Facility

July 4th, 2016 · 3 Comments

There’s no doubt that this coming season is a critical one for Newcastle United and it not be easy as we fight to get back to the Premier League for the second time in a short seven years. With Rafa Benitez as manager there has been lots of stuff accomplished in the short five weeks Rafa […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Training Ground

Big Thauvin Offer Could Be Coming In From Marseille

July 3rd, 2016 · 76 Comments

There are reports that with Marseilles cash reserves having been amply replenished by the sale of Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi to Chelsea for €40M (33.6M) – Marseille may now be able to make a more than decent loan offer to Newcastle for Florian Thauvin for next season. One requirement is that they pay the full wages […]

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Tags: Coaching · Florian Thauvin · Loan Moves · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

The Brutal Honesty Offered Up By Coach Ian Cathro – I Failed

July 3rd, 2016 · 13 Comments

Rafa Benitez kept only two of Steve McClaren’s coaches at the club when he came in after McClaren had finally been fired on March 11th – the day that Rafa was introduced as the new Newcastle manager. Those were Ian Cathro – the highly rated young coach who only turns 30 a week tomorrow – and goalkeeping […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Defender’s Dire Warning Against This Happening Next Season

July 3rd, 2016 · 10 Comments

Things on Tyneside are buzzing at the moment as Rafa Benitez seems to be doing everything right in his new job at Newcastle and last week secured three new good signings in just three days . In came goalkeeper Matz Sels, striker Dwight  Gayle and right winger Matt Ritchie and they will definitely strengthen the […]

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Tags: Championship · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours