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

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Why Newcastle So Short Of Defenders – McClaren´s Excuse

February 6th, 2016 · No Comments

Newcastle have been woeful in defense for over two years now but we didn´t strengthen last month by bringing in defenders, but manager Steve McClaren is now saying it wasn´t for the want of trying …….. they just failed. Just less than a year ago John Carver was complaining of being short of players – especially […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Poll · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Board Culpable For Mess – Mainly These Two People

February 4th, 2016 · 34 Comments

We see there are still some people who are blaming Mike Ashley for the mess we are in at the moment – and this season has simply been a continuation of last season´s nightmare under John Carver. Nothing has improved – in fact things are worse and we have been struggling with relegation all season. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

There’s No Chance Of Newcastle Going Down

February 2nd, 2016 · 31 Comments

Former Newcastle Chairman Freddy Shepherd is of course a Newcastle fan – born and bred in Newcastle –  and on the Alan Brazil Breakfast show today he says there´s simply no chance of Newcastle going down And Shepherd is confident that Newcastle have done the right thing in this transfer window and got some very […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Is This Proof Newcastle Are Now A More Ambitious Club?

February 2nd, 2016 · 284 Comments

Steve McClaren has finally talked about the January transfer window – now that it’s over – and during the window Steve wouldn’t say anything – he wouldn’t even admit we needed to bring a new striker in. So it was overdone a bit but on the other hand you certainly don’t want to say which […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Press Conference · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Top The Table For Net Spend This Season

February 2nd, 2016 · 32 Comments

Newcastle United have topped the table for the net spend in this financial year which started on July 1st last year and ends on June 30th. Sunderland are third in the table. The table is from 101 Great Goals and in the two transfer windows in this table we have had a net spend of […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours