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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 'Transfer News and Rumours'

How Newcastle Picked Up One Summer Bargain

September 22nd, 2016 · 15 Comments

The Birmingham Mail have revealed today that Aston Villa’s manager Roberto Di Matteo was not happy at all when Ciaran Clark was poached away by Newcastle in the summer, after we met the release clause of £5.1M in his contract. Once a club meets the release clause amount they can talk to the player and […]

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Tags: Championship · Contracts · Newcastle News · Poll · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

How Pardew Just Gave Up On Promising Teenager At Newcastle

September 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

When Gael Bigirimana first arrived at Newcastle from Coventry City for £1M in the summer of 2012 as an 18 year-old, he was looked upon as being a top young player who could improve at Newcastle. And certainly in that first season when we were in the Europa League he did look a very good player […]

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Tags: Coaching · Gael Bigirimana · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez Likes Player Who Faces Uncertain Future On Tyneside

September 20th, 2016 · No Comments

Cheick Tiote is having a very hard time of it trying to leave Newcastle, which he’s been trying to do for over two years now and in the summer transfer window he almost joined Galatasaray and Olympiacos, but those moves didn’t go through. Benitez had said there was interest in the player from the United […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

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

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