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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’s Forthright Statement Will Help Papiss Cisse

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 72 Comments

Newcastle were wise to put out a statement of their own after Papiss Cisse essentially admitted his guilt at spitting at Manchester United defender Jonny Evans on Wednesday night at St. James’ Park.

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Lee Charnley – issued excellent statement from Newcastle United [Read more →]

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Newcastle Player – I Try To Improve All The Time

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 10 Comments

Jonas Gutierrez has achieved the seemingly impossible when after having to go through chemotherapy treatment and beaten testicular cancer he has returned to the Newcastle first team, and he got a hero’s welcome at St. James’ Park on Wednesday night in the 1-0 loss to Manchester United.

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Jonas in action on Wednesday night
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Report Card – Carver Half Way Through – How Has He Done?

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 11 Comments

After the home win against Everton in late December that was Newcastle’s 19th league game of the season and we had 26 points when Alan Pardew decided to walk out on the club and join one of his former clubs – Crystal Palace.

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John Carver – 9 points from 9 games
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I Am Very Happy And Proud To See Him Back

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 2 Comments

When Jonas Gutierrez came onto the field on Wednesday night after 65 minutes, it was fitting gesture from Argentine colleague and close friend Fabricio Coloccini to hand him the captain’s armband.

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Gutierrez receives armband from Coloccini
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Carver’s Now In Driver’s Seat For Newcastle Job – Here’s Why

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 · 86 Comments

The Newcastle squad has been decimated since the start of this year, and we have lost Steven Taylor, Siem de Jong, Paul Dummett and Cheick Tiote for the season with injuries, and Newcastle made a mistake by not bringing in new players in January, but instead allowed Davide Santon to go out on loan to Inter-Milan on the last day of the transfer window.

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John Carver – in the driver’s seat for top job
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