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

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Alarm Bells Should Be Going Off – Leadership Needed

Saturday, January 17th, 2015 · 102 Comments

While we don’t want to over-react to the poor display and poor result today against Southampton at home, we are on a very poor run and  that is our seventh defeat in the last nine games and we have conceded 22 goals in the process.

We’ve taken only 4 points from the last 21 points available, and we have no head coach, and we’re in the bottom half of the table 4 points above Crystal Palace but with a worse goal difference. 🙁

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These two need to get busy and do their jobs
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Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player Against Southampton?

Saturday, January 17th, 2015 · 42 Comments

Let us know who you think Newcastle’s best player was today in the disappointing 2-1 defeat at home to Southampton, our seventh defeat in the last nine games in all competitions.

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Massadio Haidara in action this afternoon
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Sorry Newcastle Beaten 2-1 By Saints – Booed Off The Field

Saturday, January 17th, 2015 · 47 Comments

Newcastle gave a disappointing display today at home against a Southampton side who had three of their best players missing,  but for the first time in twelve tries at St. James’ Park, the Saints came away with a 2-1 victory – and they deserved the points.

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Eljero Elia after scoring first goal
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Williamson Dropped – Dummett At Center-Back – Haidara Starts

Saturday, January 17th, 2015 · 416 Comments

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Caretaker manager John Carver has just announced the team for the home game with Southampton and Mike Williamson has been dropped and in comes Dummett in the the center of defense,  and Massadio Haidara comes in at left-back.
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New Head Coach Will Show Level Of Newcastle’s Ambition

Saturday, January 17th, 2015 · 68 Comments

Newcastle going after a new head coach in January is not unlike Newcastle going after players in the transfer windows, and when we get the new head coach in,  it will show if there have been any change in owner Mike Ashley’s ambitions for Newcastle United.

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Mike Ashley – has his ambitions changed?
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