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

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Fans Explode On Twitter On Great Performance And 3 Points

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 · 16 Comments

Newcastle fans celebrated the great win and the great display by Newcastle today as they went immediately onto Twitter with many of our players putting in some excellent performances and we dominated West Brom from start to finish.

But maybe our big weakness was still apparent because we missed so many chances and only won the game 1-0 – another reason why our goal difference is so poor.

But hey – a win is a win – and on this form surely we can get enough points to stay up?

Norwich lost at Aston Villa 2-0 and Sunderland came back to draw 2-2 with Liverpool and Swansea drew 1-1 at home to Crystal Palace.

We are now 4th bottom and out of the relegation zone.

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Aleksandar Mitrovic – scores all important goal
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Alan Shearer Reacts To Newcastle’s Big 3 Points

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Alan Shearer was delighted that not only had Newcastle won today, but we go above Norwich who lost 2-0 at Aston Villa.

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Alan Shearer – big big 3 points today

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Newcastle Get The All Important Win With Mitrovic Goal

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 · 16 Comments

Newcastle dominated this game from start to finish and it was one of our best displays of the season, yet we could still only beat West Brom 1-0 because we missed chances to make this a game that still wasn’t  pleasant to watch for supporters.

Newcastle had 69% possession in the game with 19 shots and 7 on target – West Brom had no shots on target but it was still only 1-0.

But it went down to the wire and when you are only one goal ahead we know that anything can happen but the lads hung on for a vital win and with Villa beating Norwich at home we move to 4th bottom of the league – but we must keep this intensity and good form up for the rest of the season.

But hey that was out 6th win of the season and we are simply delighted!!

And there was a lot of positives to take out of this game with new boys Shelvey and Townsend making a difference and Townsend with a brilliant piece of play after 69 minutes hit the bottom of the post.

Shelvey looked great as he controlled midfield and his partnership with Cheick Tiote was simply outstanding.

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Aleksandar Mitrovic – scored the vital goal
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Aarons, Taylor, Tiote And Mitrovic Start

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 · 427 Comments

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Steve McClaren has named his team for the crucial game against West Brom today – which literally is a must-win game for Newcastle and for Steve McClaren too.

Aarons comes in at left back and Cheick Tiote replaces Henri Saivet who is dropped – and that’s a surprise after his decent performance at Goodison Park.
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These Poll Results For Today´s Game Are Scary

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 · 157 Comments

Steve McClaren went out of his way yesterday during his press conference to say that West Brom are a very good team and have some good players.

But when you look at the clubs we have to play – Chelsea, Manchester City, Leicester City, Southampton and Tottenham – to name only four then West Brom at home is one of our easiest games left of  the 14 game left this season.

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Tony Pulis – West Brom manager
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