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

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Cisse Issue Not Resolved – Magpies In Talks With PFA

Monday, July 15th, 2013 · 33 Comments

It’s clear there has so far been no resolution on the Wonga controversy surrounding Newcastle’s number 9 Papiss Cisse, and his unwillingness to wear the Wonga insignia on his Newcastle strip.

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Papiss Cisse – problem not resolved with Wonga
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Can Kinnear Get A Striker And Defender In Soon?

Sunday, July 14th, 2013 · 114 Comments

Joe Kinnear has not made a good start to his job as Director of Football at Newcastle, and there’s a few reasons for that – one is his comments to the press have been a disaster, an absolute disaster, and Joe still hasn’t managed to get anybody through the door at Newcastle yet – which is his major job function.

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Darren Bent – Newcastle to bid £5M?
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Newcastle Reported After French Forward – But Who Is It?

Sunday, July 14th, 2013 · 324 Comments

Some interesting news in the Birmingham Mail today, that Darren Bent remains a target of Newcastle when Joe Kinnear returns to work in his new Newcastle office tomorrow, but they are reporting that we are after a French forward, who is unnamed.

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Andre-Pierre Gignac – Marseilles 27 year-old striker
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Newcastle Expecting Bid For Their Top Midfielder

Sunday, July 14th, 2013 · 224 Comments

News in the Evening Chronicle today that Newcastle are expecting a bid from Paris St Germain for French International central midfielder Yohan Cabaye.

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Yohan Cabaye – PSG about to bid
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Arsenal Bid £7M For Magpies Goalkeeper – It’s Not Nearly Enough

Sunday, July 14th, 2013 · 40 Comments

It seems that Arsenal’s number one goalkeeper target, the Brazilian International Julio Cesar, who had an excellent tournament this summer in the Confederations Cup, may be returning to Italy at Napoli.

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Tim Krul – Newcastle goalkeeper is going nowhere
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Norwich Sign Another Newcastle Transfer Target

Sunday, July 14th, 2013 · 37 Comments

News today that Norwich have signed Holland international Leroy Fer from FC Twente for around £4M, on a four year deal, and that’s another good player the East Anglia club have signed, who was a potential Newcastle target.

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Leroy Fer – signs for Norwich on four year deal
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