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

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Entries Tagged as 'Premier League'

Local Lad Talks About The Enormous Impact Of Rafa Benitez

July 15th, 2016 · 27 Comments

When Newcastle were relegated last May most pundits thought that Rafa Benitez would simply leave the club and those included former Magpie stars Alan Shearer and Rob Lee. But Rafa shocked everybody by agreeing to stay on at Newcastle United in the second division, after he had started the season managing the most successful football club in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Premier League · Recruitment · Training Camp

Why This Dutch International Is Likely To Leave Newcastle

July 14th, 2016 · 26 Comments

The three players most likely to leave Newcastle this summer were Daryl Janmaat, Gini Wijnaldum and Moussa Sissoko and it could turn out that all three are gone by September – although that would only be possible if Rafa was able to bring in suitable replacements. We would prefer to keep either Moussa Sissoko or Gini […]

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Tags: Daryl Janmaat · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

This Is Very Good News On Newcastle’s Goalkeeper

July 13th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot has been pictured training with his team-mates today in County Kildare, Ireland and given he suffered a serious ACL knee injury in late  March this year – that’s a huge surprise. So maybe the reason Rob was included in the training camp was because he’s closer to fitness than Tim Krul is […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

MIke Ashley Willing To Be Guided By Benitez

July 13th, 2016 · 50 Comments

Mike Ashley’s tenure at Newcastle United has not been a successful one over the last nine years and we suffered our second relegation in seven years in May and are once again a second division club in England. And after just avoiding relegation a year ago on the final day of the season, the warning signs […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

This Is A Worrying Comment From Chris Hughton

July 9th, 2016 · 66 Comments

Former Newcastle manager Chris Hughton has quite a bit of management experience in the Championship and was unlucky last season not to get his latest club Brighton & Hove Albion promoted. Chris will be at St. James’ Park again in the coming season although in April and May we were hoping that would be with both […]

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