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

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Local Lad Wants These Players At Newcastle For Promotion Bid

June 6th, 2016 · 96 Comments

Jack Colback has been interviewed today and he says he wants some strong characters at Newcastle for next season, to help with the promotion drive out of what Jack calls a tough league. We had far too many players last season who didn’t want to know once the going got tough in games and we cannot have that […]

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

Newcastle Star Puts Himself In The Shop Window

June 4th, 2016 · 41 Comments

The Netherlands will play Austria in their final friendly tonight and that will be the last time we will see Gini Wijnaldum in action until he returns to pre-season – probably after the  June 28th return date, because he has been on International duty. At that time or even before then, we expect Rafa Benitez to […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · International News · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Veteran Leaves Home Town Club – As Expected

June 3rd, 2016 · 10 Comments

Newcastle United’s longest-serving player and home town lad Steven Taylor was today released from the club, when his contract, which runs out at the end of the month, will not be renewed. In all truth it wasn’t expected that Rafa would give Steven Taylor a new contract and after his woeful performance at Southampton and […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Steven Taylor

Alan Shearer – Why He’s Still Shocked With Rafa Benitez

June 3rd, 2016 · 5 Comments

Alan Shearer was interviewed at the launch of a charity match yesterday in aid of the Alan Shearer Foundation and he is still surprised that Rafa Benitez decided to stay with Newcastle, even though we are now in England’s second division.. Alan says he was surprised some other club didn’t move in quickly for him, but that […]

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Tags: Alan Shearer · Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Benitez To Be Very Active In Summer Transfer Window

June 2nd, 2016 · 29 Comments

It looks like Rafa Benitez will be very active in the summer transfer window and according to the Chronicle  will bring in five or six new players. But when you consider the number of players who will leave – admittedly a lot of fringe players – Newcastle need to build up the numbers again this summer. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours