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

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Pardew Back From The Dead – Very Much Alive At Newcastle

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 · 11 Comments

We convinced ourselves when watching Alan Pardew trudge off at Stoke City one rainy night in late September, after Newcastle had lost another game – this time 1-0,  that he would be fired on that Tuesday morning – September 30th – but the announcement never came.

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Alan Pardew – back from the dead – and very much alive
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Our Man Of The Match Can Become A Huge Star

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 · 12 Comments

With close to 2,000 votes already in,  22 year-old Mehdi Abeid will be our Man of the Match for yesterday’s 1-0 win over Liverpool,  and he has 41% of the vote and the Algerian born in France had simply a great game for Newcastle in central midfield,  in a game which was his very first start in the Premier League.

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Mehdi Abeid in action yesterday
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Newcastle Trying To Sign Top Free Agent

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 · 26 Comments

Newcastle were interested in signing French International defensive midfielder Lassana Diarra when he was still at Arsenal back in 2008, and there is news in the People today that Newcastle are again interested in signing the midfielder.

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Lassana Diarra at Lokomotiv last year
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Midfielder’s Good Form Could See Star Player Leave In January

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 · 17 Comments

Mehdi Abeid has played two excellent games for Newcastle against Manchester City and Liverpool in the last four days, and over the last three games we cannot really say we have missed the injured Cheick Tiote too much.

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Cheick Tiote – will we sell him in January?
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Pardew’s BBC Interview After Fourth Successive Win – Video

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 · 208 Comments

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Alan Pardew bemoaned the loss of Gabby Obertan in the first half this afternoon, with what he calls a serious thigh injury – but apart from that it was another good three points today for a Newcastle side, who are getting better and are seemingly on the rise.

Here is Alan Pardew’s BBC interview after the game.
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