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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'

McClaren Strengthens Newcastle’s Spine – But More Needed

July 30th, 2015 · 105 Comments

It’s often said that the spine of the team – the players operating through the middle of the park, is the heart of the team and a good measure of how good a team is. It’s interesting that Steve McClaren’s first three signings for Newcastle are a central midfielder – Georginio Wijnaldum, followed by a center-forward – […]

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Chancel Mbemba Confirmed As Being 20 – Facts And Figures

July 30th, 2015 · 172 Comments

Newcastle have just released some facts about their new signing Chancel Mbemba,  and the first fact about him is that he was born in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo, on 8th August, 1994. So that makes him 20 years old and due to turn 21 in 10 days time – […]

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Newcastle Announce Chancel Mbemba Signing – “I Am Excited”

July 30th, 2015 · 90 Comments

Newcastle have just announced the signing of center-back Chancel Mbemba from Anderlecht on a five year deal, and it looked like the FA finally gave their approval for the GBE, a full eight days after Newcastle United requested it. But all’s well that ends well – and Mbemba is another terrific signing for Newcastle this […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Ivan Toney Undergoing Medical At Newcastle

July 30th, 2015 · 95 Comments

ITV News is reporting that highly rated Northampton Town striker Ivan Toney is today undergoing a medical at Newcastle United. There was news only yesterday that Newcastle were close to signing the 19 year-old striker for around £500K plus add-ons, based on how well he does at Newcastle. Ivan Toney having medical at Newcastle

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Shearer – Newcastle Could Still Struggle If We Sell Players

July 30th, 2015 · 18 Comments

Alan Shearer has said that Newcastle will improve from last season, but we were simply terrible in that second half of the season under John Carver – it was a living nightmare for fans as we got one point in 10 games and lost eight games in a row. John Carver seemed to lose touch […]

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