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

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Cardiff City Agree Price For Newcastle Target

Monday, July 1st, 2013 · 43 Comments

With most clubs starting their pre-season training this week, it seems that the transfer market is heating up a bit, and news late yesterday that Cardiff City have bid £8M for Blackpool winger Tom Ince, and that offer has been accepted by Blackpool.

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Tom Ince – reported fee of £8M agreed by Cardiff
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Newcastle Target Buys Out Contract – Magpies In For Him?

Sunday, June 30th, 2013 · 110 Comments

Newcastle were reported to have put a bid in for French defensive midfielder Willaim Vainqueur, on the last day of the January transfer window.

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William Vainqueur – free agent
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So Sad To See Loyal Fans Returning Their Season Tickets

Sunday, June 30th, 2013 · 80 Comments

We read the news story in the Chronicle today about Tom Ireland of South Shields, who has had enough of Newcastle’s many missteps under Mike Ashley, in particular the return of Joe Kinnear to the club, and Tom wants his money back on his season ticket, although he’s been told he has to wait until mid-way through next season to get a refund.

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Tom Ireland – has had enough after 56 years of loyal support
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This Man City Striker Could Be Good Buy For Newcastle

Sunday, June 30th, 2013 · 121 Comments

I had breakfast this morning with my son Neil, and of course we talked about possible striker targets this summer for Newcastle, and Neil brought up Manchester City striker John Guidetti – who had done very well out on loan at Feyenoord the season before last – but he seemed to have disappeared last season, when he stayed at Manchester City.

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John Guidetti – while on loan at Feyenoord
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No Real News On Newcastle This Summer Apart From Kinnear

Sunday, June 30th, 2013 · 105 Comments

This season hasn’t only been a bit unique because of absolutely no action in the transfer market, but it’s also because there’s been a dearth of real news about the club.

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Mike Ashley – has not made fans laugh with Kinnear appointment
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These Are Newcastle’s Goals For Next Season

Sunday, June 30th, 2013 · 25 Comments

Two years ago at this time we had already signed Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba, Sylvain Marveaux and Mehdi Abeid, and this summer’s transfer window has been the slowest since we started this blog over six years ago.

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Alan Pardew – pressure on Alan Pardew next season
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