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

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Newcastle Considering Part Exchange Deal For Charlie Austin

July 28th, 2015 · 28 Comments

There were reports last night that Newcastle would be bidding for QPR striker Charlie Austin this week to try to get the 26 year-old on Tyneside, and there’s new news tonight in the Mail that Newcastle may consider trying to get Austin in a part exchange deal. The Newcastle player mentioned is Haris Vuckic, the […]

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Tags: Haris Vuckic · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Does Cheick Tiote Have A Future At Newcastle?

July 28th, 2015 · 122 Comments

We haven’t seen Cheick Tiote in pre-season much, and he missed the US trip because of visa problems and has been nursing a slight knee injury which kept him our of the 2-2 draw at Sheffield United on Saturday. But he did train yesterday with the lads at Benton. Cheick Tiote – back in training

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Newcastle News · Poll · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Signing Concerned About Tough Schedule

July 28th, 2015 · 34 Comments

The Newcastle pre-season schedule is hectic to say the least, and the lads played on Sunday afternoon at Sheffield United less than three days after getting back to Newcastle from the last game of the US tour on the west coast at Portland, which is about 4800 miles from Newcastle and an eight hour time […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Tour

John Carver – I’m A Winner – Not A Quitter

July 27th, 2015 · 97 Comments

We were kind of hoping that after some of the nonsensical statements John Carver made this year while the interim head coach at Newcastle, he would lie low and maybe the pay-off from Newcastle came with an agreement not to talk about what happened last season – it was so painful. Steve Stone and John […]

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Tags: Coaching · Head coach · Leadership · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

McClaren Plays Down Importance Of Captaincy At Newcastle

July 27th, 2015 · 31 Comments

Steve McClaren has yet to decide on who will be the captain for the coming season at Newcastle, but he still considers Fabricio Coloccini at the moment  to be the club captain, and we daresay if Colo is still with us come September, he may continue to captain the team for his last season on […]

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Tags: Captain · Coaching · Leadership · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Dubious Reports Surrounding Rolando Aarons

July 27th, 2015 · 138 Comments

Newcastle are willing to give Rolando Aarons a five year improved deal to stay with the club long-term, after his excellent form this pre-season – which is not unlike how he performed for us last season before picking up some serious hamstring injuries that limited him to just six appearances for Newcastle this season. And just […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Olivier Kemen · Pre-Season · Premier League · Rolando Aarons