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

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Professional Performance Gets Newcastle 1-0 Win At Gillingham

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 · 59 Comments

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In a game where once again Rolando Aarons showed he is a great prospect for the future for Newcastle, the Magpies got through 1-0 tonight at Gillingham with a John Egan own goal after 25 minutes following a Gabby Obertan cross, and that was enough to advance to the third round of the Capital One Cup, and the lads put in a good professional performance tonight.
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Six Changes For Newcastle At Gillingham: De Jong Starts

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 · 454 Comments

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Alan Pardew has made six changes from the side that drew 0-0 at Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.
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Newcastle Not A Big Enough Club For This Striker

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 · 192 Comments

One player who is missing so far from the Newcastle squad, and it’s shown in our two league games so far, is a proven natural goalscorer in the Premier League.

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Danny Welbeck – in England colors
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Magpies Need Reaction To Cup Defeat – We Need A Win

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 · 278 Comments

It looks like 18 year-old Rolando Aarons and 21 year-old left back Massadio Haidara will get starts tonight at Gillingham, with the Newcastle manager mentioning both young players today in one of his interviews.

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Alan Pardew – disappointed with FA Cup defeat last January
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What’s A Winning Newcastle Side For Tonight?

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 · 11 Comments

It’s obvious that Alan Pardew will play a changed side tonight at Gillingham (at least we think it is), and give a start to some of our fringe players, but exactly how many fringe players will start the game is a good question.

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Massadio Haidara – could start tonight
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