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

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Magpies Could Win At Palace – But Expectations Not High

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 · 33 Comments

Steven Taylor has a good chance to start for Newcastle tomorrow night at Crystal Palace in the Capital One Cup, and show that he can still do a job for Newcastle this season.

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Steven Taylor at Gillingham in previous round
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Why Newcastle Will Never Be Successful Under Mike Ashley

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 · 11 Comments

The ambition is being drained from Newcastle United by Mike Ashley’s approach to the Premier League and the local cups in England.

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Mike Ashley – delighted with 2-2 draw at home to Hull City
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→ 11 CommentsTags: European Competition · FA Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Need These Two Players To Come Through – Quickly

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 · 181 Comments

Whatever team Alan Pardew was thinking of putting out tomorrow night at Crystal Palace, it will probably have to change with the sickness reported today of Tim Krul, Papiss Cisse and Yoan Gouffran.

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Remy Cabella in action on Saturday
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→ 181 CommentsTags: Capital One Cup · Coaching · Emmanuel Riviere · League Cup · Remy Cabella

Sickness Bug Strikes Newcastle Squad – Three Players Out

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 · 19 Comments

News today on the Newcastle web-site that three Newcastle players have been hit by a sickness bug, and will therefore not make the trip to London for the Capital One Cup tie tomorrow night at Crystal Palace.

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Tim Krul – his by sickness bug
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→ 19 CommentsTags: Capital One Cup · Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Why Patience at Newcastle Will Last Only So Long

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 · 142 Comments

There was news in the local papers yesterday that Alan Pardew has been in rather lengthy communications with owner Mike Ashley last week before the game against Hull on Saturday, and we suppose the result on Saturday was decent enough in the circumstances, although we really needed a win.

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PR man Keith Bishop on Mike Ashley’s right on Saturday
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