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

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The Brutal Honesty Offered Up By Coach Ian Cathro – I Failed

July 3rd, 2016 · 13 Comments

Rafa Benitez kept only two of Steve McClaren’s coaches at the club when he came in after McClaren had finally been fired on March 11th – the day that Rafa was introduced as the new Newcastle manager. Those were Ian Cathro – the highly rated young coach who only turns 30 a week tomorrow – and goalkeeping […]

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

Defender’s Dire Warning Against This Happening Next Season

July 3rd, 2016 · 10 Comments

Things on Tyneside are buzzing at the moment as Rafa Benitez seems to be doing everything right in his new job at Newcastle and last week secured three new good signings in just three days . In came goalkeeper Matz Sels, striker Dwight  Gayle and right winger Matt Ritchie and they will definitely strengthen the […]

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Tags: Championship · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa – Players Must Realise What It Means To Be At Newcastle

June 30th, 2016 · 42 Comments

Rafa Benitez has been interviewed on the Newcastle web-site, the day before he takes his first training session in this very important pre-season. It will be the first full season with Rafa in charge at Newcastle and it’s an exciting time for the Geordie fans. One of the things that Rafa will impress on his […]

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

Rafa To Try One Last Time To Keep Townsend At Newcastle

June 30th, 2016 · 19 Comments

There’s been a campaign mounted on Twitter by Newcastle fans – hashtag #stayandros – to try to keep Andros Townsend at the club and although it looks unlikely, there’s nothing to lose in tweeting to ask him to stay on Tyneside. It seems to us a short-sighted decision for Andros to even want to move to […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Championship · Contracts · England News · Euro 2016 · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League

Season Tickets Being Snapped Up – First Home Game A Sellout

June 30th, 2016 · 60 Comments

The signing of Matz Sels yesterday for around £5M with the expected signing of Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle for £10M today and Bournemouth’ midfielder Matt Richie for £12M maybe tomorrow – has caused season ticket sales to soar again on Tyneside, according to a report in the Chronicle this morning. That’s an outlay of £27M […]

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Tags: Attendance · Championship · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Premier League