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

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Great – Magpies Have Red Devils Exactly Where We Want Them

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 · 6 Comments

It looks like the conventional wisdom is that Manchester United should beat Newcastle fairly easily on Boxing Day – so that’s probably good news – because when Newcastle are not expected to do well they do – and vice versa.

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Paul Merson – 3-0 to Red Devils
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Newcastle Are One Striker Light – It’s Now Official

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 · 98 Comments

Alan Pardew said something in his interviews yesterday that’s been obvious all season, ever since we didn’t replace Loic Remy in the summer.

Newcastle were unable to sign the Frenchman on a permanent deal after his season long loan spell, because he preferred instead to sign on at Chelsea.

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Loic Remy in action for us last season
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Naive Sammy Ameobi Comments Irritate His Manager

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 · 24 Comments

Sammy Ameobi was interviewed in the local papers yesterday, and while the vast majority of what the local lad said was positive, there were a couple of things  that weren’t – that Newcastle could fall by the wayside, if we continued to lose more games over the holiday period.

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Sammy Ameobi in action on Sunday
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Injury Woes, Poor Management Lead To Players Being Out

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 · 12 Comments

More injury woes for Newcastle today, as it looks like central midfielder Mehdi Abeid will not be back playing for Newcastle until some time in February, after he has played in the African Cup of Nations for Algeria starting next month.

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Mehdi Abeid – why did he play at Burnley?
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How Well Can Newcastle Do At Manchester United?

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Newcastle won at Old Trafford last December for the first time since 1972 with a goal from Yohan Cabaye after 61 minutes, and we are again at the famous ground on Friday afternoon.

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Alan Pardew – two wins in a row at Old Trafford?
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