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

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This Is Why Davide Santon Was Allowed To Leave Newcastle

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 · 26 Comments

John Carver was asked what the situation was with Davide Santon, and why he was allowed to leave Newcastle last Monday, and return to his former club Inter-Milan – initially on loan.

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Davide Santon – allowed to leave Newcastle
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→ 26 CommentsTags: Coaching · Davide Santon · Loan Moves · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Transfer News and Rumours

Revealed – How Sir Bobby Dealt With A Problem Player

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 · 16 Comments

John Carver is giving us little nuggets of information about the way the great Sir Bobby Robson dealt with players while he was at Newcastle, and in yesterday’s media briefing John told a little story of how the great man once dealt with Craig Bellamy – who was one of the problem players when he was at Newcastle.

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A young John Carver with Sir Bobby Robson
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→ 16 CommentsTags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

John Carver Gives Injury Update

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 · 19 Comments

John Carver is a very down to earth guy, and it’s obvious he’s just completely focused on his current job at Newcastle, in his capacity as the head coach of the squad through the end of the season.

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Siem de Jong – tomorrow is too early for him
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→ 19 CommentsTags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League · Rolando Aarons

It’s A Great Boost – He’s Been Great

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 · 6 Comments

John Carver held his media briefing yesterday for the Stoke City game tomorrow, and he was upbeat and said he was very pleased with the performance and result last Saturday, and this week has been good in training.

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Moussa Sissoko – has been great this season
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Was Alan Pardew Simply Shackled By Mike Ashley?

Friday, February 6th, 2015 · 46 Comments

Alan Pardew’s record at Newcastle statistically was not very good, and he managed 185 games on Tyneside, won 71, drew 41 and lost 73, for a win percentage of 38.38 and a loss percentage of 39.5.

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Alan Pardew – when Newcastle manager
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