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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 Newcastle’s Top Striker Target – Can We Get Him?

Friday, May 9th, 2014 · 17 Comments

There’s news today that Newcastle may be trying to sign Luuk de Jong to Newcastle after all, but whether that is a permanent deal or another loan spell we don;t know, but on the positive side for Luuk a few readers have rightly pointed out is was hardly a great time at Newcastle when Luuk played and it started when we were hammered 3-0 at home by Sunderland on February 1st – and if anything Newcastle’s fortunes have continued to decline.

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Alexandre Lacazette – could be great signing for Newcastle
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Very Little Support For Pardew From Newcastle Fans – Poll

Friday, May 9th, 2014 · 25 Comments

In our poll on whether fans want Alan Pardew replaced as manager with 81% saying yes , and over 3300 individual fans having voted.

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Alan Pardew – Newcastle manager
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Galtier Unlikely Target For Newcastle – But Highly Rated

Friday, May 9th, 2014 · 13 Comments

St Etienne coach Christophe Galtier has been linked with Newcastle in the French press today, and he seems an unlikely target for Newcastle and has never managed outside the French League, but we suppose on the other hand the possibility of having a French manager at Newcastle shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise – given that the report in the L’Equipe paper today has some truth in it.

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Christophe Galtier – highly rated in France
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Alan Pardew – It Wasn’t That Bad

Friday, May 9th, 2014 · 189 Comments

Alan Pardew could well be managing his final game for Newcastle at Liverpool on Sunday in the final game of the season, and we just hope we can end the season on a positive note and get a result.

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John Carver and Alan Pardew discuss tactics on Saturday
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Newcastle Holding Talks To Sign Luuk de Jong

Friday, May 9th, 2014 · 26 Comments

There is news in the Journal today that Newcastle are looking to do a deal for Luuk de Jong after all, even though he has failed to score in 11 appearances for the Magpies this year, and quite honestly he has never looked like scoring in a Newcastle shirt, while on loan from Borussia Monchengladbach.

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Luuk de Jong – has had a poor loan spell at Newcastle
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