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

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Good News For Newcastle Fans On Benitez Move

May 25th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Until the Rafa Benitez deal actually goes through,  Newcastle fans will continue to be anxious and nervous, since it’s our only hope for the future. But there is news in the Northern Echo today the main reason the contract is taking so long – no Lee Charnley isn’t dithering again – it’s that the agreements have to […]

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

Newcastle’s European Ranking – Rock Bottom

May 24th, 2016 · 61 Comments

The CIES Observatory in Switzerland have looked at the estimated transfer cost per player in each of the clubs in the five major European Leagues and put together a league table – call it the transfer cost league – based on that figure for each of the clubs. The five major European leagues were England (Premier […]

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

Newcastle’s Revenue Next Season Makes Things Manageable

May 24th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Newcastle United received £72.8M in funds from the Premier League for the 2015-2016 season, and that’s a little down from previous years. Our understanding is that Newcastle will now receive a parachute payment next May, which is 55% of that figure, which is around £40M and with £2.5M being paid to Championship clubs, our broadcast part […]

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

Newcastle Could Be Losing Top Player – Unexpectedly

May 24th, 2016 · 86 Comments

Last night there was news that Andros Townsend was traveling to Lisbon to have talks about signing for Sporting Lisbon, who want to activate the release clause in Andros’ Newcastle contract. The latest news is that he will be signing for the Portuguese club, but it’s still unclear whether there is any truth in the […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Benitez Will Give This Back To Newcastle Fans

May 24th, 2016 · 85 Comments

Newcastle fans are waiting rather anxiously to see if Rafa Benitez will commit long-term to Newcastle United and come in and manage the club in the Championship next season, with a plan to turn the club into a powerhouse in Europe just as quickly as he can. His impact at Newcastle has already been immense, […]

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Tags: Coaching · European Champions League · European Competition · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League