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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 “Strongly Interested” In Top French U21 Forward

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 30 Comments

18 year-old French U21 International Mbaye Niang joined AC Milan from Caen last summer, and English clubs Arsenal, Everton, and Tottenham Hotspur were also interested in him at that time.

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Mbaye Niang – 18 year-old AC Milan player
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St Mirren 0 Newcastle 2 – Full Match Report

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 83 Comments

Papiss Cisse was playing his first game of pre-season, and it was the first time we had seen him in the new Wonga shirt, and within three minutes the Senegal striker almost scored.

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Newcastle Stroll To Easy 2-0 Win At St. Mirren

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 61 Comments

Newcastle put up a good performance tonight at Love Street, to win this game against St. Mirren rather easily 2-0, with two goals in the first 26 minutes.

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Mathieu Debuchy scores Newcastle’s second goal
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Cisse, Coloccini, Gosling, Ben Arfa And Anita Start At St. Mirren

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 382 Comments

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As expected Fabricio Coloccini, Ben Arfa, Vurnon Anita and the great Papiss Cisse all start at St. Mirren, but there’s a bit of a surprise with Dan Gosling getting a starting berth.
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Maybe Newcastle Should Go After This Experienced Striker

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 68 Comments

With Newcastle looking like they may be running out of striker options in the transfer window, wouldn’t Salmon Kalou, the former Chelsea striker, be a good buy for around £3M?

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Salomon Kalou – worth an inquiry
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Papiss Cisse – I Feel Great And Ready To Go

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 111 Comments

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse will play tonight at St. Mirren,  and he has revealed he consulted Islamic teachers before deciding the wear the Wonga sign on his Newcastle shirt and training gear this season.

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Papiss Cisse greets Yohan Cabaye wearing Wonga training kit
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