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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'

Newcastle Could Sign Talented Ireland International In January

September 25th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Newcastle are said to be in the running to sign Everton midfielder James McCarthy in the January transfer window, since James has struggled to get game time under new Dutch manager Ronald Koeman on Merseyside. It’s strange but managers prefer certain kinds of players and it seems that Koeman doesn’t rate the Glasgow-born 39 times […]

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Michael Carrick’s Move To Newcastle Scuttled By Mourinho

September 22nd, 2016 · 14 Comments

Rafa Benitez is quite a draw it seems and Newcastle has apparently persuaded Michael to join his home town club Newcastle United before Jose Mourinho stepped in and ordered Manchester United to give Michael a contract extension to keep him on board. Michael signed his contract extension of one year on 9th June. But of […]

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Newcastle Linked With Top Young Defender

September 19th, 2016 · 4 Comments

News today In France Football that Newcastle have been linked with 19-year-old RC Lens defender Jean-Kevin Duverne, whose style of play has been compared to that of Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane. Jean-Kevin plays at center-back and is a right footed player who can also play at right-back and he a calm demeanor about him. A […]

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Newcastle Have £10M Playmaker Lined Up For January

September 18th, 2016 · 18 Comments

The Irish Sun are reporting today that Newcastle are willing to pay £10M for Alan Judge in the January transfer window – a player who we almost signed before the summer transfer window ended in late August, but decided to wait until January. That decision seemed to be based on allowing the double fracture of Judge’s right […]

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Newcastle Scouting These Two Top Players In Belgium

September 17th, 2016 · 18 Comments

Newcastle United scouts on Thursday night were reported by the Belgium press to be at the Europa League game between Anderlecht and Gabala, which the Belgium side ended up winning 3-1. The web-site Purplespirit have suggested that Newcastle are interested in a couple of top Anderlecht youngsters –  Youri Tielemans and Leander Dendoncker. Youri Tielemans […]

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