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

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Why This Manager Will Not Be Coming To Newcastle

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 · 256 Comments

Mike Ashley wanted to bring Harry Redknapp to Newcastle in January, 2008 when he had just sacked Sam Allardyce, but Harry after first saying yes, changed his mind the following day, and Ashley turned to Kevin Keegan as big Sam’s replacement.


Harry Redknapp – former QPR manager
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Mike Ashley Now Exerts Complete Control Of Rangers

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 · 29 Comments

Now we know why the five Newcastle players who were sent on loan to Rangers FC were very happy to go north of the border – they are assured of playing games for the Scottish club  through the end of the season.

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Rangers manager Kenny McDowall
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Newcastle Player Reveals Dedication Is Paying Off

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 · 158 Comments

Newcastle United’s French winger Remy Cabella has revealed that he’s been doing some extra work at home in order to build up his strength and physique, so he can cope better with the physical side of the game in the Premier League.

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Great action shot of Cabella firing home first goal on Saturday
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New York City Beckons For Newcastle Winger

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 · 8 Comments

It wasn’t rocket science to suggest some MLS teams would be very interested in taking Ben Arfa to America, and one thing they love with their soccer players over here (it’s called soccer to differentiate it from American Football), are  those like former Newcastle player Hatem Ben Arfa – who have skills galore.

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Hatem Ben Arfa – skills galore – they’ll love him in US
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This Fascination Has Left Newcastle Short Of Players

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 · 13 Comments

Premier League clubs are asked to submit their 25 man rosters for the Premier League at the end of the summer transfer window, and also at the end of the January transfer window, and of the 25 players in the squad at least eight of them have to be home grown players.

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Lee Charnley – Newcastle Managing Director
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