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

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Trying To Make Sense Of How To Overhaul The Newcastle Squad

May 16th, 2016 · 105 Comments

In trying to sort out and make some sense of how the Newcastle squad could be overhauled this summer and assuming it’s Rafa Benitez in charge – we have split players into one of five different categories. One thing Newcastle must do is to trim the wage bill for next season, and we can do that […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Ashley Holds Two Hour Positive Meeting With Benitez

May 16th, 2016 · 32 Comments

Peter Graves of Sky Sports is reporting the meeting last night with Mike Ashley, Lee Charnley and Rafa Benitez lasted for two hours. A smiling Rafa Benitez – after the game yesterday Latest on Rafa: met Mike/Lee last night. Chatted for 2 hours. Talks with LC resumed this morning. Sounding positive at this stage #nufc […]

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Tags: Championship · Contracts · Negotiations · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Press

Andros Townsend Named In 26 Man England Squad

May 16th, 2016 · 21 Comments

24 year-old Newcastle winger Andros Townsend has been named by manager Roy Hodgson in the 26 man England squad for the friendlies leading up to the Euro 2016 Championships in France next month – and this squad will then be reduced to a 23 man squad for the actual Championships. Andros Townsend scoring against Swansea

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Tags: Andros Townsend · England News · Euro 2016 · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League

Mike Ashley Gets Strong Advice On What He Needs To Do

May 16th, 2016 · 17 Comments

Mick Quinn got on Twitter after the final whistle was blown yesterday after a 10 man Newcastle side had scored 3 unanswered goals in the last 20 minutes and slammed Spurs 5-1. So much for the best defense in the Premier League. Mick wants the balloon heads at Newcastle to sign up Rafa. With a little translation […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Premier League

Allardyce’s Dignified Comments About Newcastle’s Relegation

May 16th, 2016 · 7 Comments

There’s no doubt that Sam Allardyce has done an excellent job for Sunderland since he joined them earlier in the season –  and that he has saved the club at least £100M. In Sunderland’s final 10 games of the season they lost only once – to Leicester City the Champions – and they garnered 15 points […]

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