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

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Cabaye – No Tension in Squad – Don’t Blame The French

Friday, June 7th, 2013 · 21 Comments

Yohan Cabaye was made captain when Fab Coloccini was out injured with his back, but Newcastle and Cabaye himself struggled in the latter part of the season as we tried to avoid relegation for the second time in four years.

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Yohan Cabaye – things will be better next season
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Two Newcastle YoungstersTo Break Through Next Season

Friday, June 7th, 2013 · 94 Comments

We think the two most promising youngsters at Newcastle right now are 18 year-old local lad Adam Campbell, and 19 year-old Gael Bigirimana, who was brought in from Coventry City last summer for £1M, and he played 25 times for Newcastle last season.

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Adam Campbell – could come through big time next season
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Newcastle Defender Now Linked With Arsenal Move

Friday, June 7th, 2013 · 21 Comments

The Daily Mail is reporting that Steven Taylor is a target of  Arsenal  during the summer, as the London club try to strengthen their defense.

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Steven Taylor – unlikely to want to leave Newcastle
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Aston Villa Bid For Montpellier Midfielder – Newcastle Interested?

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 · 258 Comments

Younes Belhanda is a Moroccan International midfielder, who wants to play in the Premier League, and it looks like his club, Montpellier, will be willing to let him go this summer.

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Younes Belhanda – 23 year-old Moroccan International
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French Defender – We Got The Job Done – We Survived

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 · 71 Comments

Mapou Yanga-Mabiwa showed what a great player he can become for Newcastle in the future, with some excellent games in his first few months on Tyneside, and that was against a back-drop of possible relegation – so our players and the five new Frenchmen in particular, were playing under considerable pressure in the last four months of the season.  We’ll not even mention the extreme pressure on Newcastle fans. :(

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – we got the job done
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Kevin Keegan and Mike Ashley Still Not Bosum Buddies

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 · 88 Comments

After Kevin Keegan left Newcastle in September of 2008, after just nine months in charge in his second management stint, and then sued Newcastle in court for wrongful dismissal, we didn’t expect Kevin and Mike Ashley to be bosum buddies.

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Kevin Keegan with Chris Hughton and Terry McDermott in 2008
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