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

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Ashley Should Signal Truce And Lift Media Ban Immediately

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

There was news in the Chronicle yesterday that Mike Ashley may fly in PR consultant Keith Bishop to help manager Alan Pardew navigate through the current situation at Newcastle United, as the team tries to pick up points this season in the league.

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Lee Charnley and Mike Ashley last Monday
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When Will Newcastle’s Nightmare End?

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 · 12 Comments

Since Boxing Day of last year Newcastle have played 27 league games – won five and drawn four, and lost a massive 18 – and at any other Premier League club the manager would have been fired, but not at Newcastle.

To put this into perspective over a 38 game Premier League season that would be 27 points and certain relegation.

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Mike Ashley – stubborn Newcastle owner
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Ashley’s Move Creates More Speculation He Will Buy Rangers

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 · 14 Comments

Mike Ashley, the Newcastle United owner has bought an additional 4.26M shares from Rangers International Football Club PLC, and that has more than doubled his stake in the Scottish club, and he becomes the second biggest stakeholder in the club, behind Isle of Man-based Laxey Partners.

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Mike Ashley – enjoying watching Newcastle at Southampton
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Last Two Performances Of This Player Have Been World Class

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 · 38 Comments

There was some welcome good news for Newcastle today, when Cheick Tiote came out and said he doesn’t want to leave Newcastle, and that he will continue to keep fighting for the team.

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Cheick Tiote – world-class in last two games for Newcastle
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Alan Pardew Now Worried For His Family

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 · 16 Comments

Alan Pardew talked about the Swansea game in his 17 minute press conference today, and his main message was that to reduce the pressure on him and the players the team has to win – that’s basically the situation at the moment, and that was his main message today.

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Alan Pardew – we have to win
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