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

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Pardew Surprisingly Admits To Some Home Truths At Newcastle

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 10 Comments

Alan Pardew has said today that you are taught in football when you get your coaching license never to use the word desperate – because presumably it conjures up all kinds of negative connotations about what’s happening with the football team.

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Alan Pardew on Saturday
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Newcastle Make Big Changes To Their Failing Youth Policy

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 16 Comments

There is a new book about football in the North East that was published back in August ‘Up There’ – by journalist Michael Walker – and the book has been mentioned in a story in the Journal today by Mark Douglas.

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Lee Charnley and Mike Ashley at Newcastle
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Yanga-Mbiwa Plays Whole Game In Roma Disaster

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 18 Comments

Roma were 5-0 down at home last night to Bayern Munich in the Champions League after only 36 minutes, and ended up on the wrong side of a 7-1 hammering, and Newcastle’s on loan Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa played the whole game at center-back for Roma.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa when joining Roma on September 1st
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Ryan Taylor – I’m Available – Ready For Comeback

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 16 Comments

On Monday, Ryan Taylor played his first full game for Newcastle since August of two years ago,  when he suffered the first of two successive and very serious ACL knee injures.

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Ryan Taylor – ready for comeback after 26 months out
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Two Young Strikers For Newcastle In January

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 · 36 Comments

Newcastle need to bring in at least one new striker this January, and we’ve got to think the club will bring in somebody who’s young and in their early twenties probably, and can still improve a lot.

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Diego Rolan – 21 year-old Uruguayan International striker
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