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

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This Is Why Mike Ashley Is Going Nowhere

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 · 239 Comments

There is a decent piece in the Newcastle Journal today, an interview with Newcastle fan David Wilkinson, who just happens to be a partner at Deloitte’s Newcastle office.

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Mike Ashley – would want to at least get his money back
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Newcastle Pass Up On French Defensive Midfielder

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 · 46 Comments

We had reported on Sunday that Newcastle had put a bid in for French defensive midfielder William Vainqueur on the last day of the January transfer window, and that he was now buying out the last three years of his contract at Standard Liege, and would become available as a free agent.

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William Vainqueur – Newcastle have passed up on defensive midfielder?
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James Perch To Leave – Begins Kinnear’s Clear Out

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 · 48 Comments

It seems the news that James Perch will be sold to Wigan for around £700K is true, and James could be the first player to leave the club this summer for a fee – and the fee is about what we paid for him three years ago from Nottingham Forest – his home town club.

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James Perch – good service for Newcastle over last two seasons
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Joe Kinnear – I Was Manager At Newcastle Almost Two Years

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 · 50 Comments

We know that Michael Owen has been trying to rewrite his history at Newcastle with his interviews in the Evening Chronicle for the past several days, and Joe Kinnear is too – did you know he was manager of Newcastle for almost two years?


Joe Kinnear – manager at Newcastle almost two years
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Borussia Dortmund Move In For Newcastle Striker Target

Monday, July 1st, 2013 · 108 Comments

The French web-site is reporting that Borussia Dortmund may have moved in for Newcastle’s number one transfer target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of St. Etienne.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Dortmund moving in?
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Wigan Lodge Formal Bid For James Perch

Monday, July 1st, 2013 · 216 Comments

News coming through from the Daily Mirror that Wigan Athletic have put in a bid for Newcastle’s James Perch.

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James Perch – Wigan put in formal bid
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