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

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Last Two Gutsy Displays Give Newcastle Fans Some Hope

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 · 95 Comments

In the last twos games we saw almost the opposite from the disgraceful showing Newcastle put in when we were taken apart by Southampton 4-0 – for the second season running.

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A stressful looking Alan Pardew last night
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Crystal Palace 2 Newcastle 3 – Video Highlights

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 · 8 Comments

Here are the video highlights from last night’s great 3-2 win at Crystal Palace – it doesn’t show all the goals unfortunately, but it’s better than nothing for those who didn’t see the game.

The highlights are also up on nufcTV – but you need a subscription for that.

There’s a short advert before it starts and if the video doesn’t show up below in your region of the world go here to see the highlights.

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This Player Showed He Can Come Good At Newcastle

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 · 6 Comments

You can never criticize the terrific work rate of 24 year-old French striker Manu Riviere, and he removed a (big) weight from his shoulders last night with his first two goals for Newcastle in a short 12 minute span of the game.

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Manu Riviere delighted after scoring penalty
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Controversy Exists About City Draw Being Announced

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 · 7 Comments

At the end of 90 minutes in the game last night at Selhurst Park, the news that the winner of the tie had been drawn against Manchester City away in the 4th round of the Capital One Cup was put out on the big screen, and it caused the hearts of fans from both sides watching the game to drop – since that may be the toughest draw any club could get at this stage of the competition.

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A tense looking Alan Pardew last night
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A Touch Of Class From Hatem Ben Arfa

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa has every right to be bitter about his last few months at Newcastle, but life is just too short to bear grudges,  and the Newcastle winger has come out and said how he was really touched when he returned to St. James’ Park last Saturday – but as a Hull City player.

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Hatem Ben Arfa – doesn’t want Pardew fired
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