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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 'Recruitment'

A Confident Rafa Benitez Talks About His Three New Players

July 1st, 2016 · 15 Comments

Rafa Benitez brought in two new players today and that makes three new players brought in over the last three days. The three players are  goalkeeper Matz Sels from Gent, striker Dwight Gayle from Crystal Palace and right winger Matt Ritchie from Bournemouth. Today was the first day back for our players and they included […]

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Tags: Dwight Gayle · Matt Ritchie · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Are Newcastle Really After Dimitar Berbatov?

July 1st, 2016 · 132 Comments

News that Newcastle are interested in signing former Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov, who at 35 has just been released by Greek side PAOK after one year at the club, when he scored 5 goals in 25 appearances. There are various reports that the 35 year-old striker is in talks with two Championship […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Announce Second Signing Of The Day

July 1st, 2016 · 89 Comments

Just come back from breakfast with one of my sons Paul and would you believe it – our second signing of the day and 26 year-old Matt Ritchie is now a Newcastle player. Fantastic. That’s three players signed in the last three days and all good signings and more to come next week – hopefully […]

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Tags: Contracts · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Ritchie Turns Down Record Bournemouth Deal To Join Magpies

July 1st, 2016 · 7 Comments

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that AFC Bournemouth winger Matt Ritchie will be paid a massive £55K/week to join Newcastle United in the Championship. News from the south coast is that he has turned down a new deal offered to him by the Cherries that would have made him one of the highest paid player […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle’s Transfer Outlay By End Of Today – A Low Net Spend

July 1st, 2016 · 18 Comments

By the end of today we expect Newcastle to have made quite a few announcements –  that Dwight Gayle and Matt Ritchie have both been signed from Crystal Palace and Bournemouth respectively. That Fabricio Coloccini has been released and will join San Lorenzo, Andros Townsend has moved to Crystal Palace and Remy Cabella has been […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Remy Cabella · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target · Wages