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

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Entries Tagged as 'Premier League'

McClaren Can Bring Out The Best In Some Fringe Players

July 24th, 2015 · 87 Comments

In the last few games of the season we thought Vurnon Anita played very well for Newcastle, and in that last game he was almost Newcastle’s best player, although that fantastic performance by Jonas Gutierrez in his final game for the club won him our Man of the Match award. Good players play well when it […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

Is This Center-Back One Of McClaren’s Surprise Signings?

July 23rd, 2015 · 22 Comments

There are some rumors going around that Newcastle may be interested in Manchester United’s center-back Johnny Evans – yes the one that was involved in that spitting incident with Papiss Cisse on March 4th. Jonny was on loan at Sunderland back in January of 2007 for the second half of that season, when he had […]

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Tags: Pre-Season · Premier League · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Strange Claim Newcastle To Sign Joao Moutinho For £9M

July 23rd, 2015 · 185 Comments

Newcastle are supposedly ready to sign Monaco’s Joao Moutinho for £9.5M according to Portuguese journalist and broadcaster Jorge Bacao – which seem rather bizarre. Joao Moutinho – Monaco midfielder

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

Steve McClaren Compliments New Signing

July 23rd, 2015 · 19 Comments

We thought Gini Wijnaldum looked good in that first half on Tuesday night in the 4-3 loss to the Portland Timbers, and he took the chance that Rolando Aarons set up for him after just 6 minutes with consummate ease,  as he hit the ball first time into the corner of the net for his […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Rolando Aarons · Siem de Jong

New Environment – New Ideas – A Pleasure To Be Part Of It

July 23rd, 2015 · 27 Comments

Mike Williamson is certainly a fan of Steve McClaren and his new coaching team as the 6’4″ center-back has enthused over the American trip and all the new ideas and tactics the player are getting every single day from McClaren and his top coaching staff. Mike Williamson fouling Gini Wijnaldum in training

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Tags: Coaching · Head coach · Management · Mike Williamson · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Ashley’s May Be Right – Newcastle Starting To Make Their Own Luck

July 23rd, 2015 · 45 Comments

One of the statements Mike Ashley made in that Sky Sports interview just before the West Ham game on 24th May that seemed important – was that from now on we were going to make our own luck. And it’s starting to look like the Billionaire is willing to spend some big money at Newcastle,  to […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

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