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

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Newcastle Get Backing To Win The Championship

July 20th, 2016 · 59 Comments

Newcastle are currently red-hot 7/4 favorites on SkyBet to win the SkyBet Championship next season with the next on the list being Aston Villa at 8/1 and the other relegated side Norwich City being 9/1 followed by Derby County at 10/1. So we are the clear favorites to win the league and to simply get […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Winger – Rafa Is Helping Everybody At Newcastle

July 20th, 2016 · 95 Comments

This is a crucial season for 22-year-old Ayoze Perez after arriving at Newcastle two years ago from Tenerife for a measly €2M and having had a terrific first season at  Newcastle. But last year he didn’t progress as much as expected in what was a nightmare season for the club and we hope to see good progress this […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Premier League

Can The Local Lad Make It This Season?

July 19th, 2016 · 115 Comments

One of the questions that Rafa Benitez still has to answer is whether he will use 19 year-old local lad Adam Armstrong in the first team in the Championship this coming season. Rafa had said earlier this month that it’s good to bring through the local players, but they have to be good enough, so […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League

Newcastle Want Cool Cash Up Front For Wijandlum

July 19th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Newcastle United do not want to sell Gini Wijnaldum and if they do they will demand from Liverpool the type of deal we got when we sold Andy Carroll to them on January 31st, 2011 when Mike Ashley got involved and negotiated a deal where Liverpool paid £35M in cool cash up front. The Chronicle […]

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Tags: Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez Has Hinted This Man Could Be Newcastle’s New Captain

July 16th, 2016 · 21 Comments

Most Newcastle fans would have been pleased that 22 year-old Jamaal Lascelles was the Newcastle captain today in the 6-0 rout of Bohemian at Dalymount Park in the first friendly of preseason. The Magpies played well and we had  six different goalscorers in Matt Ritchie, Aleksandar Mitrovic (penalty), Dwight Ritchie, Florian Thauvin, Rolando Aarons and […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League