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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'

Why Newcastle So Short Of Defenders – McClaren´s Excuse

February 6th, 2016 · 44 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

This Player Can Still Do A Job At Newcastle

February 3rd, 2016 · 92 Comments

Cheick Tiote is back on Tyneside – but because of all his travel and being away from Newcastle trying to fix up a deal in China he’s unlikely to be in the squad for tonight’s game at Everton. And it could be that he still leaves Newcastle this month since the transfer window in China doesn’t […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

£10M For This Player This Summer Could Be A Good Deal

February 3rd, 2016 · 18 Comments

There’s news from Sky Italia today that the loan fee Newcastle are paying for 28 year-old Seydou Doumbia is £500K and there’s an option to buy the Ivory Coast International and the figure  for that in the loan contract is said to be a cool £10M. Seydou is a bit old for a player Newcastle […]

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Tags: Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Premier League · Seydou Doumbia · 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