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Benitez May Now Want A Playmaker Signed In January

December 3rd, 2016 · 31 Comments

With Jonjo Shelvey;s sending off last night he will miss the next three games and then with his personal hearing on his FA misconduct charge being heard two weeks on Monday it’s very possible that Jonjo could miss the next eight games – at a minimum. With Newcastle’s mini-slump of three successive defeats, Rafa will be […]

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Alan Shearer Takes A Swipe At That Awful Referee

December 2nd, 2016 · 33 Comments

We just watched the game again when we were shockingly beaten 2-1 at the City Gerund by Nottingham Forest and the referee was simply embarrassing in the many mistakes he made tonight – and most of them were dead against Newcastle. When you award two dodgy penalties in the first half and send off two […]

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Two Players For January – But They Will Not Come Cheap

December 2nd, 2016 · 60 Comments

When you look at some of the potential weaknesses of Newcastle’s current side there are  two areas that stand out. One is the lack of creativity and flair in central midfield and the other is we don’t take all of our chances and that’s led to the loss of points in the Championship and specifically on Tuesday night […]

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Newcastle Can Beat Premier League Club To This Top Target

December 1st, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Guardian reported yesterday that West Ham are preparing a January bid of £25M for 24 year-old Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson – a player we have been linked strongly with these last couple of weeks. It would be an understatement to say that Italian International striker Simeone Zaza has been a bust on loan at the […]

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Newcastle Continue To Track Creative Young Midfielder

December 1st, 2016 · 3 Comments

One area of the Newcastle team where we need to strengthen is in central midfield and if you take Jonjo Shelvey out of the team, then we don’t seem to have many creative players who can replace him. If Jonjo does not win his appeal against the FA misconduct charge in about three weeks time, he […]

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If Rafa Tired Of Missed Chances He Could Sign This Striker In January

November 30th, 2016 · 4 Comments

How many times this season have Newcastle dominated games or dominated long stretches of games, but missed their chances and scraped together a win or lost a game? That’s kind of happened last night at the KCOM stadium with Newcastle dominating the first half and also extra time when Hull had been reduced to 10 […]

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