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

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Could New FA Rules Affect Newcastle’s Transfer Policy?

Sunday, September 8th, 2013 · 51 Comments

The FA is to review the work permit rules in existence, that allows foreign players to move to England, as the FA is increasingly concerned that the top players in England are preventing young English players from developing their game.

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Greg Dyke – new FA Chairman
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Newcastle Star – It’s A Game To Forget

Sunday, September 8th, 2013 · 18 Comments

Moussa Sissoko played the whole game for France in Georgia on Friday  night, when they could only draw 0-0, and that was the fifth consecutive game that France haven’t scored in, and with Spain winning 2-0 in Finland, the current World and European Champions are now 3 points ahead of France with only 2 games to play in Group I.

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Moussa Sissoko – in action against Fulham last weekend
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Two United Execs Under Fire For Lack Of Transfers

Sunday, September 8th, 2013 · 21 Comments

It’s not only Joe Kinnear at Newcastle United who is under fire for not bringing in some top players this summer,  but Ed Woodward, the new Manchester United
Vice-Chairman and top executive, also failed to bring in some top signings to Old Trafford, even though some very big money was made available to spend by the American Glazer family, who own the club.

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Ed Woodward – Red Devils’ Top Executive
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Let’s Hope This Newcastle Star Can Make A Good Recovery

Sunday, September 8th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Yohan Cabaye has come in for significant criticism for the unprofessional way he went about trying to force a move away from Newcastle to Arsenal in the summer, and there were plenty of other players who were linked with big moves, who didn’t let is go to their heads, but kept doing the right thing and playing for their clubs.

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Yohan Cabaye – after he came on against Fulham
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Newcastle Player Closing In On His Dream

Sunday, September 8th, 2013 · 7 Comments

On thing that will be spurring Shola Ameobi on this season in the Newcastle side is the World Cup in Brazil next summer, and he has a very good chance of making it in the Nigerian squad, and it will be a dream come true for the 31 year-old, who was born in Zaria, Nigeria back in 1981.

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Shola Ameobi – great chance to make finals of the World Cup
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The Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Newcastle Squad

Saturday, September 7th, 2013 · 111 Comments

Now that we have the squad finalized after the summer transfer window,  we have gone through the various positions in the side and assessed what we see as the strengths and weaknesses of the Newcastle squad, but one positive thing seems to be we are stronger than last year at this time, but of course other middle of the table sides have strengthened in the summer, more than Newcastle have – so it’s all relative.

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Loic Remy – could have huge impact
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