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

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Sylvain Marveaux Starts Against Wigan

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 · 434 Comments

Sylvain Marveaux has been given a starting role as Newcastle entertain Wigan Athletic tonight in the Barclays Premier League – a vital game for the Magpies.
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Newcastle vs Wigan – Match Preview

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 · 288 Comments

Newcastle have lost their last four games in the league and things will be an awful lot better when we can break that streak and get a win – and we are hoping and praying that will be tonight against Wigan Athletic, in a game that is being broadcast live around the world.
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Newcastle Have Great Chance To Lift The Burden Tonight – Do It!

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 · 6 Comments

It’s a fair bet that if Newcastle can rekindle the spirit, energy and determination our lads showed at Stoke last week, then we have an excellent chance of winning the game tonight against Wigan, and that will be a massive relief for everybody connected with the Newcastle United football club.

Alan Pardew showing the stress after 4th defeat in a row at Stoke
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Here Are Some Reasons Why Demba Ba Could Stay At Newcastle

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 · 18 Comments

There’s more news today in the local papers about the possible departure of Demba Ba in January, when that £7M release clause in his contract becomes active again, as it was last June and July, and which created a circus atmosphere around the player possibly moving to another club.

Demba Ba – in action at Reading
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Newcastle Striker Looks Re-Energized – So Does The Team

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 · 16 Comments

Newcastle just have to get a win at some time soon, and break the four game losing streak in the league we are on at the moment, and we haven’t won a game in the last seven games we’ve played in all competitions. Tonight must be the night – surely!

Papiss Cisse – after scoring at Stoke
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Newcastle Players Must Keep Their Heads And Get The Job Done

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 · 23 Comments

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has admitted that when the team hasn’t won in the last seven games played, desperation has started to creep into the side,  as the players literally try too hard to win a game, and they start making some poor decisions and trying to do other players’ jobs.

Alan Pardew – desperation creeping into our play
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