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

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Important Message To Fans Attending West Brom Game

Friday, November 7th, 2014 · 6 Comments

We’ve been asked by one of the daughter of Jeff Astle – Dawn – on behalf of her other two sisters, Claire and Dorice – to get the word out to Newcastle fans there will be one minute’s applause after 9 minutes of Sunday’s game at the Hawthorns, and it’s to bring attention to their father Jeff, who died twelve years ago from CTE.

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Jeff Astle while at West Brom
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Pardew Has Been Really Dignified In Newcastle Crisis

Friday, November 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

West Brom manager Alan Irvine was a youth coach at Newcastle from 2001 through 2005,  before he joined David Moyes at Everton as the Assistant manager thgere, so he knows all about Newcastle.

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Alan Irvine – now manager of West Brom
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Frenchman Admits He Was Lost At Newcastle

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 · 28 Comments

It was good to see Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa called back into the France squad once again today, after he has been playing so well for Roma, while on loan for the season from Newcastle.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa in French colors
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It’s Bad News For Unlucky Gabby Obertan

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 · 6 Comments

We were expecting the worst and we had estimated it would be March or April by the time Gabby Obertan could recover from his badly torn thigh muscle.

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Gabby Obertan pulling up injured last Saturday
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This Newcastle Youngster Is Exactly What England Need

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 · 32 Comments

Rolando Aarons has already caught the eye of the England selectors, and the 18 year-old was called into the England U20 squad and played his first game for any England side on September 5th, when he scored in England’s 6-0 win against Romania.

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Rolando Aarons – after scoring for England U20 side against Romania
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