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We Know How Much It Means To People Here – It’s Their Lives

Friday, January 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Whoever takes over the new head coach position at Newcastle – hopefully by the end of this month – should understand just how tough a job it is to manage Newcastle United on Tyneside.

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Successful Saints manager Ronald Koeman
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There’s Still Hope For Our 13th Manager In 18 Years

Friday, January 16th, 2015 · 10 Comments

Since Kevin Keegan walked away from the Newcastle job in January of 1997, after five fantastic years in charge of the club, Newcastle have had 11 managers – Kenny Daglish, Ruud Gullit, Sir Bobby Robson, Graeme Souness, Glenn Roeder, Sam Allardyce, Kevin Keegan, Joe Kinnear, Alan Shearer, Chris Hughton and Alan Pardew.

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Sir Bobby Robson – most successful manager since Kevin Keegan
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Fans Could Be Shocked By New Head Coach Appointment

Friday, January 16th, 2015 · 22 Comments

John Carver talked yesterday about what a massive job it is on Tyneside to be the head coach of Newcastle United, and we have seen over the four years that Alan Pardew was in charge, that he came under tremendous stress at Newcastle many times.

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Steve McClaren – odds closing at 5/1
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John Carver Not Even Thinking Of January Transfers

Friday, January 16th, 2015 · 21 Comments

If Newcastle fans think we are going to get some good experienced players into the club this January, they may be disappointed, with nobody seemingly pushing Mike Ashley to bring in both a striker and a center-back to replace the injured Steven Taylor this month.

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Lee Charnley to Mike Ashley
I’ll spend only this tiny amount of money in January on new players
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This Man Still Hopeful Of Getting Head Coach Job

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 · 69 Comments

Caretaker manager John Carver will meet with Managing Director Lee Charnley after Newcastle’s game against Southampton on Saturday and before the squad leaves for their warm weather training in Dubai.

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John Carver – still hopeful he’ll get head coach job
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This Is Newcastle’s Best Team Against Weakened Saints Side

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 · 262 Comments

Davide Santon and Sammy Ameobi are back fit again and we think that Sammy will likely get a start against Southampton on Saturday.

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