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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 Defender Could Go Out On Loan

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 · 13 Comments

It’s been difficult to fix up Newcastle defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa with a  club in the summer, mainly because of the big wages he has been getting on Tyneside over the last 18 months or so.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa in action in pre-season
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Pardew Hints At No More Striker Signings

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 · 24 Comments

Alan Pardew has talked at length today about Papiss Cisse, and he has been very positive about what the Senegal striker could do for Newcastle this season – and if is anything like he did when he first arrived a Newcastle in January of 2012 from SC Freiburg, he could be sensational.

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Papiss Cisse in action last season
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Newcastle Get Crystal Palace Away In League Cup

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 99 Comments

Newcastle have been drawn against Crystal Palace away in the Capital One Cup, and that’s not a particularly good draw given the other teams left in the competition.

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Newcastle Still Hoping To Sign One Of Two Striker Targets

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 337 Comments

Goal is reporting today that Newcastle are still hoping to sign a striker before the end of the transfer window on Monday night, and that Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette and QPR’s Loic Remy are still our top two targets.

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Can Newcastle sign Lacazette or Remy by next Tuesday?
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Pardew Hasn’t Managed This Player Well – Give Him A Chance

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 22 Comments

What Newcastle need in the team at the moment is a player who has loads of skill and can open up opposing defenses, and can also score one or two goals himself.

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Ben Arfa in action on Monday for the U21 side
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