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

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This Could Be Newcastle’s Back Four For First Few Games

August 2nd, 2015 · 20 Comments

Southampton are a good side and they have done well in their friendly games drawing 1-1 with Spanish side RCD Espanyol today in their final friendly. In the Europa League they are in the third qualifying round and in the first leg at St. Mary’s last Thursday, they beat Vitesse 3-0 and look set to qualify for […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Newcastle Legend Praises Two Very Good Signings

August 2nd, 2015 · 169 Comments

Philippe Albert played for Newcastle in the Kevin Keegan era and was on Tyneside from 1994 through 1999 when the center-back played 109 times for the Magpies with 8 goals and he is still revered by fans at Newcastle. Philippe is now a pundit on Belgian TV and knows all about Aleksandar Mitrovic and Chancel Mbemba […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Chancel Mbemba · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Steve McClaren Coy On Whether There Will Be More Signings

August 1st, 2015 · 10 Comments

Steve McClaren qs a little bit coy on whether Newcastle will be signing nay more players – and as far as signing any before next Sunday’s tough opening Premier League game against Southampton – probably not. Most fans want to see another central defender brought in and that’s been identified in polls as the player […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Chancel Mbemba · Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Things Are Improving At Newcastle – Here’s A Test

August 1st, 2015 · 16 Comments

There was some news today that Fabricio Coloccini may  be leaving Newcastle, based on him not being included in the squad for the game against Borussia Monchengladbach – the final game of pre-season. But another simpler explanation was that he couldn’t play because of his Achilles injury, so that’s why he wasn’t even on the bench. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle 0 Borussia Monchengladbach 1 – Video Highlights

August 1st, 2015 · 104 Comments

Here’s the best we can find for the video highlights – it’s the Fox video – but it does show the two times Newcastle hit the post in this game, and the poor goal we gave away to lose our last pre-season friendly. Paul Simpson and Steve McClaren today Here’s the video.

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Tags: Friendlies · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Video

McClaren Pleased With Performance But Still Lots To Do

August 1st, 2015 · 7 Comments

Steve McClaren and the Newcastle team have put up with a very tough pre-season, and the tour over here of the US made things a lot more difficult. That was because of all the traveling involved, the extreme heat which the players are not used to, and then the jet lag when the players both arrive in the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Interview · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League