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

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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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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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Pardew Cannot Afford Any Slip-Ups In Next Two Games

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 · 14 Comments

You cannot accuse Alan Pardew of being successful in the Cups since he came to Newcastle almost four years ago, but it may be that this season is when he needs to produce a decent cup run – if only to help our players raise their confidence levels – after they must have hit rock bottom at Southampton ten days ago with that 4-0 hammering.

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Mehdi Abeid – could get a game tomorrow night
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We Need To Win Every Game To Relieve The Pressure

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 · 20 Comments

Newcastle have only two points in our first five game of the Premier League, and that record needs to improve quickly if Alan Pardew is to keep his job on Tyneside, but next up for Newcastle is a game at Crystal Palace tomorrow night in the 3rd round of the Capital One Cup.

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John Carver and Alan Pardew on Saturday
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Very Difficult For This Player To Save His Newcastle Career

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 · 55 Comments

Over the last two or three years Sammy Ameobi has promised much at times, but he just hasn’t come through, and time is about up for the 22 year-old younger bother of former Newcastle veteran Shola Ameobi.

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Sammy Ameobi – time almost up at Newcastle
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