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

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This Player Showed He Can Come Good At Newcastle

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 · 6 Comments

You can never criticize the terrific work rate of 24 year-old French striker Manu Riviere, and he removed a (big) weight from his shoulders last night with his first two goals for Newcastle in a short 12 minute span of the game.

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Manu Riviere delighted after scoring penalty
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→ 6 CommentsTags: Capital One Cup · Coaching · Emmanuel Riviere · League Cup

Controversy Exists About City Draw Being Announced

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 · 7 Comments

At the end of 90 minutes in the game last night at Selhurst Park, the news that the winner of the tie had been drawn against Manchester City away in the 4th round of the Capital One Cup was put out on the big screen, and it caused the hearts of fans from both sides watching the game to drop – since that may be the toughest draw any club could get at this stage of the competition.

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A tense looking Alan Pardew last night
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→ 7 CommentsTags: Capital One Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News · Other News

A Touch Of Class From Hatem Ben Arfa

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa has every right to be bitter about his last few months at Newcastle, but life is just too short to bear grudges,  and the Newcastle winger has come out and said how he was really touched when he returned to St. James’ Park last Saturday – but as a Hull City player.

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Hatem Ben Arfa – doesn’t want Pardew fired
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Manu Has Worked Tirelessly For Us This Season

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 · 30 Comments

Emmanuel Riviere had a good game for Newcastle last night at Selhurst Park,  and he scored his first two goals for Newcastle this season and certainly looked the part on his performance in the 3-2 win against Crystal Palace in the Capital One Cup 3rd round tie.

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Manu Riviere scores from the penalty spot – his second goal in 12 minutes
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→ 30 CommentsTags: Adam Armstrong · Capital One Cup · Emmanuel Riviere · League Cup · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett

Crystal Palace 2 Newcastle 3 – Dummett Winner – Video

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 · 10 Comments

Heres the winner from Paul Dummett after 112 minutes of the game tonight at Crystal Palace.

We’ll bring you the video highlights when we can find some. 😀

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→ 10 CommentsTags: Capital One Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News · Video