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

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Sunderland Are Part Of The Football Family

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 7 Comments

Jonas Gutierrez is one positive piece of news this week in what has not been a particularly good week for Newcastle United, after we lost to Manchester United 1-0 at home on Wednesday night by giving away a stupid goal one minute from the end of normal time.

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Jonas Gutierrez – in action on Wednesday night
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→ 7 CommentsTags: Coaching · Derby · Illness · Newcastle News · Premier League

Dave King Takes Control From Mike Ashley At Rangers FC

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 108 Comments

As expected, Dave King has won the battle today at the Rangers Extraordinary General Meeting in London,  to gain control of Rangers FC, and the club has issued a statement to that effect.

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Dave King – in control of Rangers FC
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Newcastle Could Make Move For PSG Defender

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 8 Comments

In the summer of 2012 when Newcastle were looking to sign Lille right back Mathieu Debuchy,  we were also linked with Dutch International full-back Gregory van der Wiel, who at the time was still at Ajax.

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Gregory van der Wiel – available this summer?
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Frank de Boer Hint – He Could Join Newcastle If Offered Job

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 13 Comments

Ajax manager Frank de Boer has said if he had been offered the Tottenham job last year he would have taken it, but of course it was finally offered to Argentine Mauricio Pochettino, and the former Southampton manager has done well at Spurs this season.

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Frank de Boer – I will consider an offer in the future
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Newcastle’s Forthright Statement Will Help Papiss Cisse

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 72 Comments

Newcastle were wise to put out a statement of their own after Papiss Cisse essentially admitted his guilt at spitting at Manchester United defender Jonny Evans on Wednesday night at St. James’ Park.

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Lee Charnley – issued excellent statement from Newcastle United [Read more →]

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