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

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Promising News On Newcastle’s Injury Front

Friday, April 5th, 2013 · 12 Comments

After Newcastle gifted Benfica two goals in the second half last night, the score-line of 3-1 was not  consistent with how competitive the game was, but it also shows that at this level you cannot give silly goals away to the opposition, and we paid heavily for those mistakes.

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James Perch – injured last night
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Newcastle In Negotiations For Top Portuguese Striker

Friday, April 5th, 2013 · 32 Comments

There is news in Spain this morning that Newcastle are in negotiations with Vitoria Giumares to sign their 6’4″ 21 year old striker Amido Balde.

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21 year old striker Amido Balde
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It’s An Uphill Battle For Newcastle Now

Thursday, April 4th, 2013 · 127 Comments

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was pleased with the performance of his team tonight in Lisbon, when we were beaten 3-1 by Benfica, but he wasn’t too pleased with the actual result.

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Rodrigo celebrates after scoring Benfica’s first goal
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Pardew – We Did So Much Right – Then Gifted Them Goals

Thursday, April 4th, 2013 · 47 Comments

Newcastle United played very well against Benfica in Lisbon tonight,  but second half defensive mistakes by Davide Santon and Steven Taylor gave Benfica a 3-1 victory – with Cisse scoring first for Newcastle after just 12 minutes, and he also hit the post in each half – and with any luck Papiss could have had a hat-trick tonight.

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Papiss Cisse scores after just 12 minutes
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Benfica 3 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

Thursday, April 4th, 2013 · 57 Comments

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Benfica 3 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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