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

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What’s Friday The 13th To Newcastle Fans?

May 13th, 2016 · 40 Comments

#Fridaythe13th, a time of bad luck and misfortune for all concerned. Or as Newcastle fans call it, a week day. — Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 13, 2016

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Newcastle’s Top Executive Trying To Save Himself

May 13th, 2016 · 20 Comments

In any normal organization the performance of Lee Charnley as Newcastle’s Managing Director this season would result in him losing his job – maybe even before the season ended. His incompetence as Newcastle’s top executive has cost the club at least £100M next season, and more each season after that – until we can return to […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Rafa Has Already Changed Lots Of Things At Newcastle

May 13th, 2016 · 48 Comments

There is a big question mark over Fabricio Coloccini’s future at Newcastle as he has one year left on his contract – that’s the year he was given by head coach Steve McClaren last August when Steve decided he would remain Newcastle’s captain. It was an odd decision by McClaren, who did that a few […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Prayer · Premier League · Press

Positive Meeting Held Today With Benitez On Staying At Newcastle

May 12th, 2016 · 70 Comments

There are various reports coming through tonight that Managing Director Lee Charnley and Rafa Benitez held some good positive talks this afternoon on Rafa staying at Newcastle for next season. They are said to have discussed what it would take to keep the world-class manager at St James’ Park for next season so he can […]

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Tags: Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Prayer · Premier League

Guillem Balague – Benitez Seriously Considering Newcastle Stay

May 12th, 2016 · 16 Comments

There’s some potentially good news for Newcastle fans today (yes – really) that Rafa Benitez is seriously considering staying at Newcastle United – even though we were relegated last night. And it comes from somebody who should know – Sky Sports’ Spanish reporter Guillem Balague. Guillem is an expert on Spanish football and he knows […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Prayer · Premier League