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Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To Shelvey Ban

December 20th, 2016 · 20 Comments

The result of the personal hearing for Jonjo Shelvey for his misconduct charge was not unexpected, since it’s rare for an FA charge to be overturned on appeal, although it has happened. Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter to register their opinions on the punishment, but it’s really hard to comment oo much when we […]

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Big Week Coming Up For Newcastle Off The Field

December 19th, 2016 · Comments Off on Big Week Coming Up For Newcastle Off The Field

Jonjo Shelvey will have his personal hearing on his FA misconduct charge sometime this week and if he is found guilty he will miss a minimum of five games. Jonjo is accused of racially abusing Wolves player Saiss, who speaks only limited English, but one of his team-mates is said to have heard the term allegedly […]

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Newcastle Knew Of Ongoing FA Investigation Of Shelvey

November 9th, 2016 · 8 Comments

The Chronicle have cleared up some confusion with Jonjo Shelvey’s Football Association misconduct charge, where the Newcastle midfielder could face (at least) a five match ban if the charge stands. However Shelvey is said to be considering an appeal against the charge and he has maintained throughout the investigation he did not say the alleged discriminatory words […]

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Former Newcastle Coach Soars In Betting For New Manager

December 1st, 2015 · 130 Comments

52 year-old former Newcastle coach Nigel Pearson produced one of the most remarkable turnarounds in Premier League history this year – maybe the greatest turnaround in Premier League history. Leicester were bottom of the league in early April with just 19 points from 29 games played – and Nigel then got 22 points in the […]

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Former Newcastle Midfielder In Big Trouble – Video

June 18th, 2014 · 13 Comments

There’s news today in BBC Sport that Newcastle’s former Turkish International midfielder Emre, has received a two and a half year suspended sentence in Turkey for using racial slurs against an opposition player two years ago, and he’s the first Turkish player ever to be found guilty of racism. A young Emre – while at Newcastle from […]

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