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

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Newcastle Consider Legal Action On McManaman’s Horror Tackle

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 103 Comments

News coming through that Newcastle United are considering legal action against Wigan Athletic and Callum McManaman, after his wild flying tackle on Massadio Haidara left the Newcastle left back crumbled in a heap on the pitch, with his knee badly damaged and blood oozing from the wound.

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McManaman’s boot going into Haidara’s knee
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What’s The Status Of Fabricio Coloccini?

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 26 Comments

Now that we have both Massadio Haidara and Mathieu Debuchy out injured, we wonder what the status of our captain Fabricio Coloccini is.

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Fabricio Coloccini – still in Argentina
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Injury Update On Haidara And Inappropriate David Whelan Statement

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 179 Comments

Newcastle have just issued a statement on Massadio Haidara, and at almost the same time the Wigan Chairman David Whelan has come out and said he thought the tackle by McManaman in yesterday’s game was as clean as a whistle, and that can do nothing other than to further inflame the situation, from what it already is at the moment.

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One of the worst tackles seen for a long time in football
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Hearty Congratulations To Two Newcastle Loan Players

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 7 Comments

While we are all tied up in frustration at what happened at Wigan yesterday, two of our on loan players were winning the Scottish league Cup for St. Mirren at Hampden Park.

St Mirren's Conor Newton and Paul Dummett celebrate

Conor Newton and Paul Dummet celebrate at the final whistle
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Magpies’ League Position Not Safe – Priorities Must Be Right

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 88 Comments

If Wigan win the game they have in hand on Newcastle, then we will be only 3 points above the drop zone, and we may be the only ones – but we’re not clear of relegation fears yet.

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Alan Pardew yesterday – Newcastle are still not safe – yet
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→ 88 CommentsTags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League

Forgotten Man Could Now Play Role For Magpies

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 13 Comments

With both Mathieu Debuchy and Massadio Haidara injured in yesterday’s game, and Massadio likely to be out a while with a serious injury, that puts some pressure on the Newcastle full back positions.

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Danny Simpson – could still do a job for Newcastle
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