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

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What’s Newcastle’s Best Team For Southampton Game?

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Siem de Jong is injured and out for a several months with a thigh injury, so he will not play on Saturday at Southampton, but it looks like other players seem to be  generally fit with Jack Colback being given a decent chance to play in the game,  and Cheick Tiote having played two full games for the Ivory Coast over the International break.

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Jack Colback – expected to be fit?
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→ 13 CommentsTags: Match Preview · Newcastle News · Premier League

Ivory Coast Hammered 4-1 – Cheick Tiote Involved Again

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 · 12 Comments

Cameroon continued their much improved form since their disaster at the World Cup, to beat Ivory Coast 4-1 last night in their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Group D qualifier in Yaounde, and they now lead the group with 6 points from their first two games, with Ivory Coast in joint second  place with 3 points.

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Cheick Tiote – in Ivory Coast colors
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→ 12 CommentsTags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · International News · Newcastle News · Premier League

The Mirror’s Strange Q&A With Mike Ashley

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 · 51 Comments

The Mirror have finally managed to get an exclusive interview with Mike Ashley – sort of – although Mike hasn’t said too much – other than a couple of sentences and lets his people answer most of the questions about Sports Direct involvement with Newcastle United and Rangers.

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Mike Ashley – answers questions – sort of
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→ 51 CommentsTags: Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · St. James' Park

Report That Newcastle United Are Up For Sale

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 · 46 Comments

The Telegraph is reporting tonight that Mike Ashley is set to end his seven-year stretch as the owner of Newcastle United, with the news that he will increase his stake in Glasgow Rangers and to do that he will have to sell Newcastle.

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Mike Ashley – will sell Newcastle?
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→ 46 CommentsTags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

This Midfielder Could Quickly Become Too Good For Newcastle

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 · 153 Comments

When Yohan Cabaye signed on for Newcastle United three years ago from Lille for €5M – he was simply delighted to be on Tyneside, and couldn’t believe his luck in getting a deal at Newcastle.

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Remy Cabella – on his debut against Manchester City
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→ 153 CommentsTags: European Champions League · European Competition · International News · Newcastle News · Premier League · Remy Cabella

Surprise – Newcastle Midfielder Could Make Saints Game

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 · 111 Comments

There’s  news today that Newcastle are hoping that local lad Jack Colback will be fit to face Southampton on Saturday afternoon, and that’s good news since he was supposed to be very doubtful for the game at St. Mary’s.

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Jack Colback – fit for Saturday’s game?
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→ 111 CommentsTags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Injuries · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

We’ll Do Everything Possible To Qualify For Europe

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Ronald Koeman was the manager at Feyenoord for the last three years, before he signed on as the new boss at Southampton, and our new signing Daryl Janmaat played under him for the last two seasons, after signing on from Heerenveen as a free agent in the summer of 2012.

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Daryl Janmaat in action at Aston Villa
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→ 3 CommentsTags: Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Euro 2016 · International News · Newcastle News

Newcastle Season Could Depend On This Striker’s Form

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 · 7 Comments

We had reported yesterday on some good news for Newcastle –  that both Ryan Taylor and Papiss Cisse had returned to training following long term injuries, and when they are both fully fit they will strengthen the Newcastle squad, and also add some experience to the side.

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Papiss Cisse – suffering broken knee-cap earlier this year
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→ 7 CommentsTags: Fitness · Injuries · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Poll · Premier League

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