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

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Magpies Expand Scouting Network – Home Based Players Important

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 · 55 Comments

An interview published in the Journal today with Alan Pardew as the Newcastle manager saying that Newcastle want to broaden their scouting activities to take in English based players, but that’s not the first time we’ve heard that from Pardew this summer.

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Alan Pardew – must keep out eye on English based players
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Newcastle Linked With Nigerian International Striker

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 · 22 Comments

There are reports coming out of Holland that a Premier League club are trying to sign Nigerian striker Uche Nwofor, who plays for VVV Venlo in the Eerste Divisie – the second division in the Netherlands.

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Uche Nwofor – capped once by Nigeria
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Newcastle Youngsters Don’t Have Long To Prove Themselves

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 · 13 Comments

When Haris Vuckic joined Newcastle in January, 2009 as a 16 year-old,  there were big things expected of the Slovenian youngster, but Haris hasn’t quite lived up to those expectations, and injuries have played a big part in curtailing his progress on Tyneside.

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Haris Vuckic after scoring at Motherwell last month
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I Wont Even Say “Oui” In The Dressing Room

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Alan Pardew has given a long interview in London’s Evening Standard today,  and he talks about the challenge of having so many Frenchmen in the Newcastle squad – and at the latest count there are eleven French Players now at Newcastle.

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A smiling Moussa Sissoko in pre-season
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Joe Kinnear Is Not Interfering With The Coaching At Newcastle

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Alan Pardew ha given a long and exclusive interview in London’s Evening Standard today, and he talks about other Premier League teams, their managers, the potential transfer of Spurs’ Gareth Bale, the return of Jose Mourinho to Chelsea and other topics in football.

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Alan Pardew – directing operations
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Alan Pardew – Joe Kinnear Has To Help Me

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 · 25 Comments

Alan Pardew will be keeping in close contact with Joe Kinnear this week, as Joe tries to bring in at least one more striker, a winger and a back up goalkeeper over the last three weeks of the summer transfer window.

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Alan Pardew – relying on Kinnear to bring players in
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