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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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In Modern Day Football Titles Don’t Mean Anything

November 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Assistant coach Paul Simpson has been speaking on BBC Newcastle’s Total Sport and he has been asked what the difference is between a manager and a head coach and he gives an interesting answer – there’s no difference. When Alan Pardew left the club rather quickly early this year the club went out of their […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

This Player Looks Like Another Poor Signing By Newcastle

November 16th, 2015 · 67 Comments

Florian Thauvin was again pursued by Newcastle last summer and it turned out to be third time lucky for us  because we had been after him a couple of times before – starting with when he was at Bastia in January of 2013 but moved to Lille before then surprisingly moving to Marseille the following […]

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Tags: Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Remy Cabella · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Plan To Keep Top Youngster On Tyneside

November 15th, 2015 · 7 Comments

When you remember that Ayoze Perez was signed last year for the Development squad summer when we beat some big clubs to sign him from Tenerife for €2M – he will not be getting anywhere near big wages on Tyneside. Yet he produced immediately for us last season with seven good goals in 39 appearances […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle After FC Twente Star Midfielder?

November 15th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Steve McClaren is no doubt keeping tabs on the Eredivisie and his former club FC Twente and one of their best players so far this season has been 22 year-old Moroccan International midfielder Hakim Ziyech who was born in the Netherlands. FC Twente are struggling in 15th place this season with just 9 points from their […]

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

Top Ten Finish Still Possible This Season

November 15th, 2015 · 16 Comments

The signs have been good over the last four game since our 6-1 thrashing at Manchester City that the players are getting used to playing together – they know what’s expected from them by the coaching staff – and we have played well in those last four games – well part from the last one. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target