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Entries Tagged as 'Premier League'

Sir Bobby Robson – Why He’s Such An Inspiration

February 18th, 2017 · 16 Comments

Today would have been the 84th birthday of Bobby Robson who finally died after his long fight with cancer on 31st July, 2009, aged 76. We have always thought Sir Bobby was an excellent manager but he was even a better person for the way he was simply class when things were going against him […]

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Tags: England News · European Champions League · European Competition · Other News · Premier League

Defender Reveals His Complete Surprise At Rafa’s Newcastle

February 14th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Ciaran Clark has been in great form for us this season and he has turned out to have been a fabulous buy at only £5M from Aston Villa, another club who were relegated along with Newcastle and Norwich last year. But while things were chaotic at Villa after they finished rock bottom of the league, […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Players Leaving Newcastle In Summer Could Reach Double Figures

February 11th, 2017 · 35 Comments

There have been various articles out lately that say that Rafa will have another clear-out of his Newcastle squad if we manage to get promoted, as the manager tries to build a Newcastle squad capable of challenging in the top half of the Premier League next season. It seems there are a number of Newcastle […]

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Tags: Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

It Will Be A Shock If These Two Stalwarts Are Released This Summer

February 10th, 2017 · 5 Comments

We had assumed that both Yoan Gouffran and Vurnon Anita would be given new deals this summer if Newcastle are back in the Premier League. There are a number of reasons for thinking that. One is that both players have played very well for us this season and they have good experience in the Premier League too. Yoan […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Vurnon Anita · Yoan Gouffran

Former Reds Player – Why Magpies Will Be Missed Next Season

February 9th, 2017 · 28 Comments

When Kenny Dalglish was brought in to replace Kevin Keegan in early 2007, he brought in some former Liverpool players that summer and one of them was 36 year-old striker Ian Rush, who was well past his best. Ian only stayed a year in what was a poor season for Newcastle, when we finished in […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll · Prediction · Premier League

Here’s The Verdict On Newcastle And Their Sensational Fan Base

February 9th, 2017 · 18 Comments

Sky Sports pundit Stuart Pearce joined Newcastle near the end of his career and played two seasons for us from 1997 when he played 56 times with one goal for the Magpies. He’s also been in club management, most notably with Manchester City, but he also managed Nottingham Forest in the Championship so he knows all about […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League