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

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How Mike Ashley Can Help With The Revenues Next Season

May 17th, 2016 · 132 Comments

Whenever St. James’ Park comes on the TV screens all you see are hundreds of Sports Direct advertising signs – they are all over the place – and even when we sign new players there just so happens to be Sports Direct signs behind them when the players are photographed. Lee Charnley explained why Newcastle […]

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

Pundit – Benitez At Newcastle Wont Struggle To Attract Players

May 17th, 2016 · 25 Comments

Former  Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy, now a BBC Match of the Day pundit,  thinks that if Rafa Benitez does join Newcastle long term this week, then the Magpies have to be strong favorites to come straight back into the Premier League. It’s a combination of Rafa’s coaching skills plus the many contracts he has in England plus the […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Press · Pundit

Latest – Benitez Given Full Control Of All Football Matters

May 17th, 2016 · 17 Comments

While baseball great Yogi Berra was absolutely right when he said “it’s never over till it’s over” it is very much looking like Rafa Benitez is ready to commit to Newcastle United long term, even though we will be a second division club next season. The word broke last night that Rafa was very close […]

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

Fans React On Twitter To News That Rafa Deal Is Close

May 16th, 2016 · 67 Comments

With the news coming through form multiple sources that Mike Ashley has agreed to all of Rafa’s conditions and that a deal is close for Rafa Benitez to become manager of Newcastle for at least the next three years – delighted Newcastle fans took to Twitter. The news is that Mike Ashley has agreed to […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Prayer · Premier League

Report – Ashley Accepts All Conditions – Rafa Deal Close

May 16th, 2016 · 43 Comments

The Sun and other national papers including The Mail are reporting tonight that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has accepted all of Rafa Benitez’ demands to become the permanent Newcastle manager for the next three years – and a deal is very close. Rafa Benitez has held positive and productive discussions with Newcastle since Newcastle were […]

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