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

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Dummett, Anita, Tavernier, Sissoko and Sammy Ameobi Start

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 · 170 Comments


New French arrival, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, who was captain of Montpellier when they won the French League title for the first time in 2012, will captain Newcastle United tonight at Motherwell.
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This Could be Newcastle’s Top Signing This Summer

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 · 107 Comments

There’s some good news today being reported in the Daily Mail that Newcastle have been able to hire Performance Director Faye Downey as a fitness consultant for Newcastle in  the coming season.

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Faye Downey – fitness consultant for Newcastle this seoasn – that’s good
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→ 107 CommentsTags: Coaching · Fitness · Newcastle News · Other News

Young Center-Back Already A Swedish International – Newcastle Interested?

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 · 288 Comments

With Newcastle being linked with 27 year-old Porto center-back Rolando a few days ago, we ‘ve looked at some young center-backs who could be good buys right now for Newcastle.

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Alexander Milosevic – 21 year-old Swedish center-back of Serbian heritage
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Youngsters Will Get Chance Tonight – Ben Arfa Missing

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 · 50 Comments

None of Newcastle’s players who were on International duty for their countries during the summer will play tonight, and it looks like Ben Arfa will also be missing.

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Alan Pardew – will play those players who are fittest
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→ 50 CommentsTags: Fabricio Coloccini · Friendlies · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Pre-Season

Longest Serving Player Now Likely To Leave Newcastle

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 · 31 Comments

We half expect Shola Ameobi to leave Newcastle if he wants to play first team football, because with Newcastle wanting to bring in two additional strikers this summer, and Adam Campbell, the 18 year-old seemingly coming though fast at his home town club, Shola will not see much playing time on Tyneside next season.

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Shola Ameobi – 13 years in first team on Tyneside
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→ 31 CommentsTags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Shola Ameobi · Transfer News and Rumours

I’m Really Happy At Newcastle – We Need To Finish In Top Six

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 · 38 Comments

One of the battles for a first team place we are looking forward to is seeing this season is Italian International Davide Santon going up against French newcomer Massadio Haidara for the left back spot at Newcastle.

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Davide Santon – happy at Newcastle
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