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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 Midfielder’s Injury Worse Than First Thought

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 · 22 Comments

Some disappointing news tonight,  that Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback has pulled out of the England squad and will return to Newcastle to have treatment on his injured calf, and we have to hope that Jack, one of the best players so far this season for the Magpies, will be fit to play at Southampton a week on Saturday, which is turning out to be an important game for the team.

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Jack Colback – sent back to Newcastle with injured calf
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Newcastle Reported Lining Up New Manager

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 · 164 Comments

L’Equipe have reported today that Newcastle United are considering going in for St. Etienne manager Christophe Galtier, who we were linked with earlier this year, when our season was coming to an end.

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Christophe Galtier – Newcastle again linked with French manager
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Surprising Poll Results On Newcastle’s Summer Transfers

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 · 422 Comments

Maybe it’s because we have just over 1,000 readers having so far cast their votes,  but 70% of fans think the summer transfer window has not been a good one for Newcastle, and that’s  a surprise.

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The basic recruitment team – missing is Graham Carr
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The Sad And Continuing Decline Of Newcastle United

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 · 16 Comments

It’s been a bad week for Newcastle fans, and rather than get two new players through the door on Monday on the last day of the transfer window, we lost two players and once again Newcastle have let a player go without replacing him – and that’s not the first time that’s happened.

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Mike Ashley – money, money, money
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It’s All So Sad And Unnecessary – The Farewell Of Ben Arfa

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 · 37 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa has contacted the Chronicle and sent a farewell message to Newcastle fans and we have to say this whole episode this  week with the mercurial Frenchman s all very sad for Newcastle fans.

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Ben Arfa – farewell message to Newcastle fans
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