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

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Ben Arfa – We Fought For The Club – We’re Happy For Supporters

Monday, May 13th, 2013 · 16 Comments

Certainly Ben Arfa has looked what he is – a great player for Newcastle United – and his brilliance got us a penalty after 18 minutes,  which he simply converted in brilliant style right in front of the over 1600 travelling Newcastle fans – who went crazy.

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The mercurial one in action at QPR yesterday
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Pardew – Thank God We’re Not In Europa League Next Season

Sunday, May 12th, 2013 · 133 Comments

Newcastle got their first win in six games this afternoon, and climbed four places in the table to 13th – and if we can beat Arsenal next Sunday, and that will not be easy, we have a chance to finish even higher in the league, and we could get up to 10th place – – if all the results go for us next Sunday – which would be unbelievable.

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Yoan Gouffran celebrates after scoring a great opportunist goal
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Pardew – It Was A Nervous Display – But A Big Relief

Sunday, May 12th, 2013 · 447 Comments

At the final whistle Alan Pardew was relieved that Newcastle had secured their safety in the league, as the lads hung on for the last nine minutes with ten men, after Rob Elliot clearly handled outside the box and was given a seocnd yellow card –  what was he thinking?

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Yoan Gouffran – scores Newcastle second goal
Yoan showed tremendous skill – made it look easy
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Coloccini Is King – Newcastle Must Keep Him

Sunday, May 12th, 2013 · 103 Comments

The return of Fabricio Coloccini to the back four of Newcastle last week at West Ham, has probably saved Newcastle a relegation this season, and he has been absolutely massive for Newcastle in these last two games in which we have conceded just one goal – and that was from a penalty.

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Ben Arfa smashes home his penalty in great style
It almost broke the net

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QPR 1 Newcastle 2 – Video Highlights

Sunday, May 12th, 2013 · 49 Comments

Newcastle United's Fabricio Coloccini and Mike Williamson celebrate after the 2-1 win at QPR

Colo and Willo – We Did It!!

QPR 1 Newcastle 2 – Video Highlights

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