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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'

Rolando Aarons Upbeat And Confident About Newcastle

June 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Over the last two summers 20 year-old Rolando Aarons has worked through the summer on getting fit for the upcoming season, but he’s had a real bad time of it with injuries and over the last two seasons appeared only 17 times with 3 goals for Newcastle. Well it’s a case if plan A doesn’t […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Pre-season · Premier League · Rolando Aarons

Here’s Newcastle’s Main Competition In The Championship

June 21st, 2016 · 77 Comments

There’s a good article in the Chronicle today with Bet365’s Steve Freeth, who talks all about why Newcastle are red-hot favorites to not only get promoted at the first attempt in the coming season, but why we are 9/4 to win the Championship. We hope Steve is right about that and he believes Newcastle will walk away with […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Premier League

Newcastle’s Assistant Manager Talks Of Historic Club

June 20th, 2016 · 52 Comments

Mikel Antia is the new assistant manager at Newcastle taking over from Italian Fabio Pecchia, who left St. James’ Park to take over at Italian second division club Hellas Verona. The 43-year-old Spaniard has talked today in northern Spain about his excitement at working alongside Rafa Benitez at what he describes as an historic club […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Michael Gray’s Surprising Opinion On Benitez And Newcastle

June 17th, 2016 · 19 Comments

There will not be any Tyne Wear derby next season as the best Sunderland can now look forward to is playing Middlesbrough, but  let’s face it –  beating the Smoggies is not quite like beating Newcastle United. But at least under Rafa Benitez, we managed to break the win streak so we stopped it at […]

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Tags: Championship · Derby · Newcastle News · Premier League

First Bid Lodged For Moussa Sissoko – But It’s Too Low

June 14th, 2016 · 6 Comments

L’Equipe are reporting today that German club Hamburg have made a €12M offer for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko, which is around £9.6M using today’s conversion rate and about half of what Newcastle value Moussa at. So we expect Newcastle will immediately turn down the offer if indeed it has been made – and the club will […]

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Tags: Coaching · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours