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

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Newcastle Defender In Big Demand In Premier League

May 23rd, 2016 · 4 Comments

We thought that when Paul Dummett returned to the team under Rafa Benitez in April, he looked like a different player and has certainly benefited from Rafa’s excellent coaching, as have a number of other players at Newcastle. The 24-year-old Welshman is in demand in the Premier League with West Brom, Crystal Palace and Stoke […]

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Tags: Championship · Contracts · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez Deal Imminent – Why Newcastle Should Make A Big Splash

May 22nd, 2016 · 222 Comments

After what seems like a very long time and started the morning after we were relegated after Sunderland had easily beaten a listless Everton side 3-0 at the Stadium of Light, it’s now looking like the announcement of Rafa Benitez as the new Newcastle manager for at least the next three years is imminent. The […]

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

Still None Of This At Newcastle United Under Ashley

May 22nd, 2016 · 46 Comments

In a normal business the performance of Lee Charnley as Managing Director would have had him fired long before now, but Lee managed somehow to negotiate a deal to get Rafa Benitez to the club in March – and now it looks like he may even be successful in getting Rafa to stay for three years, […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

If Rafa Can Do This – It Will Be A Huge Step Forward

May 22nd, 2016 · 111 Comments

For at least ten years now, one of the things that have stopped Newcastle from having competition for places all over the pitch is our terrible injury record – and we are always top of the Injury League in the Premier League. There’s something wrong somewhere in the way Newcastle deal with injuries and we […]

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Tags: Championship · Illness · Injuries · Medical · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Newcastle Player Thanks Rafa Benitez

May 22nd, 2016 · 3 Comments

A lot of people in the game thought that Newcastle overpaid for Andros Townsend when we signed him from Tottenham for £12M in January, but he’s been great for us since then and scored four scintillating goals. He finished second behind goalkeeper Rob Elliot in our annual Player of the Season poll – he made such […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Coaching · England News · Euro 2016 · International News · Newcastle News · Premier League