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

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Pardew – We’ve Got To Get To 40 Points – Quickly

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 · 26 Comments

Newcastle will meet Chelsea later today in another one of those cup ties Alan Pardew keeps talking about – we have 14 of them  through the end of the season, and we’ll also have Demba Ba to contend with up front today.

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Demba Ba while at Newcastle
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Newcastle Squad Tired – Pardew

Friday, February 1st, 2013 · 283 Comments

Alan Pardew talked about how tired his layers were after the win at Aston Villa on Tuesday night, and certainly Moussa Sissoko was tired when he came off after 79 minutes at Villa Park – after a tremendous first half display.

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Moussa Sissoko – put in good shift on Tuesday night
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Pardew – QPR Not Financially Viable – Unlike Newcastle

Friday, February 1st, 2013 · 235 Comments

We’re pleased that somebody has mentioned the ridiculous financial deals QPR owner Tony Fernandez is doing in each transfer window – in an attempt to keep QPR in the Premier League – as the owner pays way over the odds in both transfer fees and wages – like the £80K/week he paid Loic Remy to get him to Loftus Road – because that’s the only attraction for top players to join QPR, who have the smallest ground capacity in the Premier League of just over 18,000.

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Tony Fernandez - when are these crazy financial deal going to stop?
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Marveaux Fit Again – Available For Chelsea Game

Friday, February 1st, 2013 · 207 Comments

Some really good news from the Newcastle camp today – as the foot injury sustained by Sylvain Marveaux last Monday was not as bad as first feared – and in fact he is fit and available for selection against Chelsea tomorrow.

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Sylvain Marveaux – fit again for Chelsea game
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Pardew Hoping New French Players Fitter For Chelsea Game

Friday, February 1st, 2013 · 20 Comments

Both Moussa Sissoko and Yoan Gouffran ran out of steam a bit in the second half at Villa Park on Tuesday night, and manager Alan Pardew is hoping those two key players for Newcastle will be able to last longer through the second half against reigning European Champions Chelsea tomorrow afternoon at St. James’ Park.

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Moussa Sissoko in action at Villa Park
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Yesterday Was One Of Many French Days To Come At Newcastle

Friday, February 1st, 2013 · 14 Comments

Under Alan Pardew Newcastle started to have various days each week where they celebrate the countries of some of their players  at the Benton Training ground,  and yesterday was French Day – and with so many French players in the squad, there will be many more French days at Newcastle in the future.

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Sammy Ameobi tweeted this shot of the Newcastle cafeteria yesterday
Is that Cabaye looking at the menu?

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