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

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Disappointing Message On Newcastle Transfer Front

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 · 23 Comments

If we look at some of the transfer targets we are supposed to be after this summer, a lot of them are (very) good players, but therein lies the problem – they are good players – and with a large majority of our targets we have other bigger clubs – those in the Champions League – also after them.

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Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette – Newcastle target
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Bafe Gomis In London For Talks

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 · 10 Comments

There is a report today in the Mail that Newcastle striker target Bafetimbi Gomis will be traveling to London today, and it’s to meet with various suitors to see if the free agent French International can make a deal with some Premier League clubs, and it’s all been arranged by his new adviser Willie McKay.

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Bafe Gomis – in London today
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Newcastle Interested In Blackburn Striker

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 · 8 Comments

We were first linked with striker Jordan Rhodes back in early 2012 and through that summer, when he was at Huddersfield Town, but the striker joined Blackburn Rovers for £9M in that summer, and he has continued to score goals for the Lancashire side

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Jordan Rhodes – 24 year-old Blackburn striker
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Youngster Wants To Start Every Game – Is Compromise Possible?

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 · 152 Comments

Alan Pardew will need to make some decision on James Tavernier this summer, and certainly as we heard this morning Rotherham manager Steve Evans wants to keep him at Rotherham – either on loan or a permanent deal.

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James Tavernier – celebrates with Millers’ fans
After reaching the Championship play-off final at Wembley

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Newcastle Top Target Open To Move

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 · 32 Comments

One thing that will be a positive for Newcastle United, in our attempts to sign both Remy Cabella and Clement Grenier this summer, is that we have both Mathieu Debuchy and Moussa Sissoko in the French squad preparing for the World Cup, and we also have Loic Remy and Yohan Cabaye who will also offer some positive encouragement to the two youngsters about moving to Newcastle – and both targets are in the France World Cup squad of 30 currently preparing for the World Cup, with Grenier also in the final squad of 23.

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Remy Cabella – seems open to move
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