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

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Clube Brugge Manager Wants £3M Severance Package

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments

There’s news coming through that sacked Club Brugge manager George Leekens wants £3M in a severance package from his former club, after he was fired following the club’s fifth successive defeat last weekend.

George Leekens – legal dispute with Club Brugge
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Local Lad Making His Mark At Newcastle

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Sammy Ameobi is one of the players who is coming through strongly for Newcastle this season, along with Shane Ferguson, and we expect the 20 year-old to start tomorrow night – maybe on the left wing – when we take on Club Brugge in the Europa League.

Sammy Ameobi – comes on for Demba Ba at Liverpool
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Newcastle’s Man Of Steel Reveals Secret Of Success

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Shane Ferguson has played very well this season, and he is now regularly introduced as a sub into Premier League games, and starts the Europa League games, either at left back or out on the left-wing.

Shane Ferguson – man of steel
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Alan Pardew – Squad Is Being Stretched At The Moment

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Newcastle will be without injured Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba and James Perch tomorrow night in Belgium, but suspended Cheick Tiote and Fabricio Coloccini will both start the game against Club Brugge.

Gael Bigirimana – could get a start tomorrow night
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Newcastle Still Lack This Vital Quality – Alan Pardew

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Before the Liverpool game, the Newcastle manager Alan Pardew had talked about his team getting more rhythm, and being able to control the game more, but yet again last Sunday we hardly controlled the game in the second half, after we had gone 1-0 up at the half, after another great goal from French International Yohan Cabaye.

Alan Pardew – we must have control of the game
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