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

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Newcastle Going Dutch And Showing Some Real Ambition

Friday, July 18th, 2014 · 20 Comments

Newcastle signed their second Dutchmen of the summer yesterday when Newcastle announced the signing of Daryl Janmaat early in the afternoon, and his signing seems to have gone down very well with Newcastle fans, and he’s the 6th signing of the summer for Newcastle United, who (even) seem to be showing some ambition this summer.

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Daryl Janmaat at St. James’ Park earlier this week
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Clement Grenier Up For Sale – Newcastle Could Move In

Friday, July 18th, 2014 · 22 Comments

Clement Grenier has asked to leave Lyon this summer, and since we still have to replace Yohan Cabaye with a recognized central midfield play-maker –  that should interest Newcastle United.

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Clement Grenier – up for sale at Lyon
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Newcastle Could Go After Accomplished Lyon Defender

Friday, July 18th, 2014 · 43 Comments

Newcastle United were linked with Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti in March of last year, when Chief Scout Graham Carr was said to be scouting the young Lyon defender,  who can play at left back or center-back.

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Samuel Umtiti – already played 92 times for Lyon
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Janmaat Turns Down Other Big Clubs – Newcastle First Choice

Friday, July 18th, 2014 · 11 Comments

Daryl Janmaat is reported to have turned down Italian club Napoli to join Newcastle United – the deal was announced yesterday – and maybe there were other Italian clubs also wanting him –  – and we know there were reports that Manchester United were another club interested in signing him.

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Daryl Janmaat – shown at St. James’ Park
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This Man Is Getting The Job Done At Newcastle United

Friday, July 18th, 2014 · 6 Comments

This is the best transfer summer window Newcastle have had since 2011, when we brought in Yohan Cabaye, Sylvain Marveaux, Demba Ba and Davide Santon, and of course in the following season we finished in 5th place – so we have to hope that history will repeat itself.

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Lee Charnley – Newcastle’s Managing Director
We don’t even have a good photo of him

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