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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 In For 21 Year-Old NIgerian International Striker

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 120 Comments

News today in the Daily Star today that Newcastle are now after Uche Nwofor of Dutch club VVV-Venlo, who were relegated last season, when they finished second bottom with just 28 points from their 34 games.

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Uche Nwofor – 21 year-old Nigerian striker
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Newcastle Achieve Belated Category One Academy Status

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Newcastle failed to reach Category One Status for our Youth Academy last summer when the new rules went into effect, and it was a huge embarrassment for the club, because other local clubs Sunderland and Middlesbrough were granted the status.

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Joe Joyce – Newcastle Youth Academy manager
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It’s Do-Or-Die For This Newcastle Player This Summer

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 57 Comments

When a Newcastle youngster goes out on loan to another club, he always has a chance to make a name for himself, and then have Alan Pardew bring him back to Newcastle and give him his chance in the Newcastle first team.

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Paul Dummett – taking his chance at Newcastle
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Papiss Cisse To Lead The Line Tonight At St. Mirren

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 42 Comments

Papiss Cisse is set to start his first pre-season game tonight at St. Mirren and it looks like Alan Pardew will again play in a 4-4-2 formation at Love Street tonight.

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Papiss Cisse scoring dramatic injury time winner against Stoke
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Here’s Some Good News For Newcastle

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 30 Comments

Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul was not expected to make the start of the season at Manchester City on August 19th, because of the dislocated shoulder he picked up in the second half in the (extremely) embarrassing  3-0 defeat by Sunderland at St. James’ Park on April 14th. :(

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Tim Krul – should be fit for two pre-season games
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Lyon Blame Gomis For Breakdown In Talks With Newcastle

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 · 28 Comments

There are reports in both L’Equipe and le10sport.com in France today, that Lyon are now blaming their player Bafetimbi Gomis for the breakdown in talks with Newcastle United, which happened yesterday.

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Bafetimbi Gomis – blame game going on at Lyon
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