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

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Newcastle Pondering Move For Senegal Striker

Sunday, May 25th, 2014 · 21 Comments

Metz now want €6M (about £4.9M) for their 24 year-old Senegal striker Diafra Sakho, and Newcastle have been interested in this striker at least all this year, with other clubs like Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool, Marseilles, Lyon and Lille. also said to be interested.

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Diafra Sackho – 24 year-old Metz striker
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Rotherham Win League One Playoff On Penalties

Sunday, May 25th, 2014 · 78 Comments

In the League One Championship playoff final at Wembley between Leyton Orient and Rotherham this afternoon, the game went to penalties and it was Rotherham who won the shoot out 4-3, and that was they had been 2-0 down at half time.

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Kevin Lisbie and Chris Morgan in action at Wembley
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Olympiacos First In With Bid For Newcastle Target

Sunday, May 25th, 2014 · 61 Comments

Newcastle were offered 25 year-old Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason last summer for £5M, but Director of Football Joe Kinnear at the time did not take up the offer on Newcastle’s behalf.

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25 year-old Heerenveen striker Alfred Finnbogason
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Atletico Madrid Show Newcastle How To Do It

Sunday, May 25th, 2014 · 51 Comments

What  a great Champions League final that was last night in Lisbon, between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in what was the very first time that two clubs from the same city had contested the European final.

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Gareth Bale after scoring Real’s second goal
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Newcastle Move In For Top Central Midfield Target

Sunday, May 25th, 2014 · 23 Comments

We are hoping that Newcastle can get their first senior signing of the summer very shortly, and that’s going to have to be soon,  if we are going to complete our transfer business before the World Cup starts in June, which is the stated objective.

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Clement Grenier – Newcastle back in for 23 year-old
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