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

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Cisse Racially Abused By English Defense League Members

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 · 63 Comments

There have been reports that Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse has received racist abuse from the Newcastle – English Defense League on Facebook.

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Papiss Cisse – receives racial abuse
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Joe Kinnear Keeping A Low Profile And That’s Good News

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 · 216 Comments

The initial plan was for Director of Football Joe Kinnear to accompany the Newcastle squad to Motherwell on Tuesday night, but Joe didn’t make the trip, and instead was watching some of the Newcastle youngsters as they went down 3-0 to Hamilton Academicals at Benton.

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Joe Kinnear keeping low profile – so far so good
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Are These The New Newcastle Strips For Next Season?

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 · 54 Comments

This is the latest photo doing the rounds for what the new Newcastle strips will look like next season.

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It will be a surprise to us if the Wonga sign on the home strip is not in blue, but we’ve been wrong before. 😀

We were sent this yesterday be reader Andy Birkett – what do you think?

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Newcastle’s Results Can Turn Things Around

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 · 117 Comments

Things are not too great at Newcastle at the moment, with the lack of new players coming through the door this summer, and the Cisse – Wonga affair looking more than a little serious at the moment.

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Paul Dummett – the star man at Motherwell
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Mike Ashley Continues To Make Poor Decisions at Newcastle

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 · 135 Comments

When you are a business and you keep making poor or dubious decisions, it keeps coming back to bite you, and there’s a case to be made that’s exactly what’s happened at Newcastle United, since Mike Ashley bought the club six years ago.

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Mike Ashley – has made some poor decisions on Tyneside
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This Frenchman Is A Future Captain At Newcastle

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 · 44 Comments

One thing we knew about Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa when he arrived at Newcastle in January, was that he was a good leader, and that’s why he ended up as captain of Montpellier when he was so young, and he then led the French side to their very first French Championship in 2012.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – a real leader
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