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

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FIFA Are Misinterpreting Their Own Rules On Ben Arfa

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 · 118 Comments

The news today is that Ben Arfa’s one game for the Newcastle U21 side this season, means that he played one game officially for Newcastle this season, and since players are only allowed to play for two clubs in a season, he cannot play for the French side Nice.

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Newcastle Officially Well On Top Of PL Injury League

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 · 152 Comments

The Injury League website has reported today that Newcastle remain well on top of the injury league for the Premier League for this season so far, with Manchester  United in second place, Arsenal 3rd and Everton in 4th place.

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Siem de Jong – been out since September with torn thigh muscle
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Newcastle Need To Decide Future Of This Full-Back Soon

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 · 16 Comments

Davide Santon has been out eight months with two different injuries – he was out for a couple of months with a hamstring injury, and then he had problems with his knee and he’s been out for six months with that –  and the Italian now is focused on getting his left-back position back at Newcastle.

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Davide Santon – fit again – at last
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Can Newcastle Get First Win In Four Against Southampton?

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 · 182 Comments

It’s an important game for John Carver on Saturday at home to Southampton, because Carver has to show he can get Newcastle not only playing well – but actually winning some games.

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John Carver – opportunity against Southampton – we need a win
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Newcastle Must End The Uncertainty – Still A Lot To Play For

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 · 16 Comments

It was great to have Tim Krul back in goal at Chelsea on Saturday and he seemed to give the defense confidence because of his vast experience, and we played great in that first half, but still lost the game, and since Alan Pardew left we have one draw and two defeats in the three games we’ve played.

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Tim Krul – we have a lot to play for
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