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

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Rafa Sky Sports Interview – I’m Enjoying Every Minute

July 15th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Here is a Sky Sport interview with Rafa Benitez today and it sounds like Keith Downie is interviewing the Newcastle manager. Rafa is busy training the squad in Ireland and preparing his troops for the first preseason friendly tomorrow against Bohemian at Dalymount Park in Dublin. During the interview Rafa says he’s enjoying every minute […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Management · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

This Could Only Happen At Newcastle

July 15th, 2016 · 25 Comments

Newcastle have announced today that season ticket sales at Newcastle United have soared past last season’s total. And that’s with Newcastle now a second division club and the season is still three weeks away, when we play at Fulham on Friday, 5th August to kick-off the Championship season – four weeks way to the first […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle Fans · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Premier League · Season tickets · St. James' Park

Local Lad Talks About The Enormous Impact Of Rafa Benitez

July 15th, 2016 · 27 Comments

When Newcastle were relegated last May most pundits thought that Rafa Benitez would simply leave the club and those included former Magpie stars Alan Shearer and Rob Lee. But Rafa shocked everybody by agreeing to stay on at Newcastle United in the second division, after he had started the season managing the most successful football club in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Premier League · Recruitment · Training Camp

Why This Dutch International Is Likely To Leave Newcastle

July 14th, 2016 · 26 Comments

The three players most likely to leave Newcastle this summer were Daryl Janmaat, Gini Wijnaldum and Moussa Sissoko and it could turn out that all three are gone by September – although that would only be possible if Rafa was able to bring in suitable replacements. We would prefer to keep either Moussa Sissoko or Gini […]

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

This Is Very Good News On Newcastle’s Goalkeeper

July 13th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot has been pictured training with his team-mates today in County Kildare, Ireland and given he suffered a serious ACL knee injury in late  March this year – that’s a huge surprise. So maybe the reason Rob was included in the training camp was because he’s closer to fitness than Tim Krul is […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul