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

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Reading Experience Can Be Good Omen For Newcastle

August 11th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Newcastle started the season off badly with a 1-0 defeat at Fulham on the first day of the season last Friday – something most of us did not expect. But we have to remember that Reading were beaten in their first game in their famous promotion season back in 2005-2006 when  they got  a massive 106 […]

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

Hints Newcastle Goalkeeper On His Way In January

August 9th, 2016 · 22 Comments

Juventus were keen to bring in Newcastle’s Tim Krul as back-up to 38-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon a couple of years ago when a massive £20M transfer fee was mentioned. It seems the Italian giants are still interested in Tim as the eventual replacement, but Tim will probably not play until October and he will have to […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Sissoko – What It Would Take To Leave Newcastle

August 6th, 2016 · 116 Comments

Rafa had said before the game last night at Fulham that he had talked with both Moussa Sissoko and his agent about what needs to happen before Moussa will be allowed to leave Newcastle. That basically is that a bid for Moussa comes in at Newcastle’s valuation of him which is said to be around […]

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Tags: Financials · Interview · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Premier League · Press · Transfer News and Rumours

Steve McClaren Tells Rafa Benitez What He Needs To Do

August 6th, 2016 · 20 Comments

If you ask any Newcastle fan a question – who was the one man most  for responsible for Newcastle’s relegation last season – they will tell you in two words – Steve McClaren. The head coach who oversaw the worst stretch of 26 games Newcastle have ever suffered in the Premier League – just 24 points […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Fantastic Interview With Rafa Before Today’s Game – Video

August 5th, 2016 · 27 Comments

Here’s former Blackpool manager Ian Holloway in a very good 18 minute Sky Sports interview with Rafa Benitez before today’s vital game tonight against Fulham. Ian asks Rafa some really good questions that only another manager would ask – it’s very good.

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