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

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Newcastle Should Be More Ambitious – Tell That To Mike Ashley

Monday, October 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Tim Krul was interviewed after the 2-2 draw at Swansea on Saturday, and he wasn’t altogether happy, first of all because he wanted Newcastle to win, and he also thinks Newcastle should be a lot more ambitious – and thinks we should be in the top ten.

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Tim Krul – he’s ambitious
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Three New Players Who Haven’t Produced At Newcastle

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 · 98 Comments

We brought in seven players over the summer that are part of Newcastle’s first team squad this season, and of course one of them – Siem de Jong – is out injured until early next year.

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Remy Cabella – hasn’t come through – yet
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Pardew’s Job Still At Risk – Takes It One Game At A Time

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 · 62 Comments

Last Tuesday morning we kept looking at the Newcastle website to see when the news that Alan Pardew had been fired would come, we had convinced ourselves that losing 1-0 at Stoke the previous night, was the death knell for Alan Pardew at Newcastle.

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Alan Pardew, John Carver and Steve Stone yesterday
Their jobs are still on the line

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Here’s A Player Playing Well Who Gets No Respect At Newcastle

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Most of out players this season are under-performing but one player has been playing well, almost as well as he has played at Newcastle over the last three years.

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Gabby Obertan tackles Nathan Dyer yesterday
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The Result Was Good – The Performance Was Medicore

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 · 6 Comments

We shouldn’t get too carried away with our performance at Swansea yesterday, which was again mediocre, but at least our players are fighting for the shirt, and that’s always a good sign, and the fans realized that and roared on the lads in those last 20 minutes.

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A confident looking Alan Pardew before the game yesterday
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