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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 Player Thanks Rafa Benitez

May 22nd, 2016 · 3 Comments

A lot of people in the game thought that Newcastle overpaid for Andros Townsend when we signed him from Tottenham for £12M in January, but he’s been great for us since then and scored four scintillating goals. He finished second behind goalkeeper Rob Elliot in our annual Player of the Season poll – he made such […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Coaching · England News · Euro 2016 · International News · Newcastle News · Premier League

This Got Newcastle Immediately Promoted Back In 2010

May 22nd, 2016 · 6 Comments

Peter Lovenkrands was signed by Newcastle in January of 2009 as a free agent from Schalke 04 and that was the year we were first relegated from the Premier League. Peter signed a contract in January 2009 until the end of the season and then signed a three year deal in the summer after we […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Peter Lovenkrands · Premier League

When Rafa Signs – This Is What Newcastle Will Become

May 21st, 2016 · 39 Comments

If Rafa Benitez is introduced as the new Newcastle manager by mid next week, as the latest news seems to suggest, then we can say that Newcastle will soon become a proper football  club. What do we mean by that – a team well coached by a top class manager – and a club that […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

These Were Newcastle’s Top Four Players Last Season

May 21st, 2016 · 23 Comments

The results of our annual Player of the Season Poll are in and it’s not a surprise that goalkeeper Rob Elliot is our Player of the Season with 40% of the vote for last season. Rob was simply a revelation when he came in for the injured Tim Krul last October and played 21 times for […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Chancel Mbemba · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Rob Elliot

Newcastle’s Top Youngster Determined To Be Successful

May 21st, 2016 · 6 Comments

Adam Armstrong will return to Newcastle in pre-season after spending a really successful loan spell at Coventry City last season, where he performed extremely well for the Sky Blues and scored 20 goals in 40 appearances for the club. The good news for Newcastle is that Adam was well managed by Coventry manager Tony Mowbray […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Coaching · League One · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Premier League