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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'

McClaren Gives Hint He’s Serious About Winning A Cup

September 14th, 2015 · 45 Comments

Newcastle United head coach Steve McClaren has said that he is going to block any moves made in the loan period for both Mike Williamson and Yoan Gouffran, and that tells us Steve is both sensible and  also serious about trying to win something this season. The goal is to finish in the top eight in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Mike Williamson · Newcastle News · Premier League · Yoan Gouffran

Steve McClaren In Praise Of Newcastle Striker

September 14th, 2015 · 72 Comments

When Papiss Cisse was dropped for Aleksandar Mitrovic earlier this season,  it seems he took it well, and manager Steve McClaren was pleased with his reaction, especially when he had been playing quite well in the Newcastle first team. Papiss has been the source of many rumors on him leaving Newcastle but he will probably stay […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Poll · Premier League

Fans And Players Are Now One Team At Newcastle

September 14th, 2015 · 41 Comments

Dutchman Daryl Janmaat seems to echo the new togetherness at Newcastle, even though he had a double whammy over the last few weeks at International level. First of all he was surprisingly left out of the Dutch squad for the two Euro 2016 qualifying games against Iceland and Turkey,  and then the Netherlands surprisingly lost […]

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Tags: Daryl Janmaat · Euro 2016 · Interview · Newcastle News · Premier League

Fans And BBC Pundit Differ On Tonight’s Likely Result

September 14th, 2015 · 7 Comments

BBC Pundit and former Newcastle coach Mark Lawrenson has come up with his prediction for tonight;s game between West Ham and Newcastle, and he’s going for the safe result. And it’s interesting that his prediction differs from that of Newcastle fans – according to our poll on the result of the game. Mark Lawrenson and Newcastle fans […]

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Tags: Coaching · Match Preview · Poll · Prediction · Premier League

This Man Is Running Newcastle – And It’s Not Ashley

September 14th, 2015 · 10 Comments

On May 24th in his Sky Sports interview, it looked like Mike Ashley was going to leave the running of the club and the football matters to the Newcastle Board of Directors, which is led by Lee Charnley. And that seems to have happened in the summer, with Mike Ashley simply providing the funds to […]

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Tags: Board of Directors · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League

This Is McClaren’s Number One Priority At Newcastle

September 14th, 2015 · 5 Comments

It’s a fact that Newcastle have conceded 190 goals in the last three Premier League seasons, and that’s an average of over 63 goals a season, which is just far too many goals conceded. When Steve McClaren came into the job as Newcastle’s head coach in June, he had a good idea of the priorities […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League