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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'

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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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · EFL Cup · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

New Signing Doing What He Wanted To Do – Improve His Game

September 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Ciaran Clark was a good signing for us for around £5M from Aston Villa in the summer and it’s a good question as to whether the defender will keep his place for our visit to Villa Park on Saturday, in what is another important league game for Newcastle. Clark had a solid game at center-back […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Contracts · Newcastle News · 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 · Comments Off on Benitez Likes Player Who Faces Uncertain Future On Tyneside

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