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Ben Arfa Will Stay – Only If Magpies Show More Ambition

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 · 33 Comments

We had put a report out a few days ago, after learning that QPR had gazumped us for out top striker target Loic Remy that Mike Ashley needed to show more ambition for the Tyneside club, even if that meant we had to be spending more money on bringing in top players to Newcastle.

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Ben Arfa – may leave in the summer?
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Decision Day For Fab Coloccini – It Doesn’t Look Good

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 · 19 Comments

Newcastle will hold a meeting with their captain Fabricio Coloccini today, and certainly if the reports from Argentina are correct, it looks like Newcastle will announce they will be canceling Coloccini’s contract, although we don’t know how accurate the reports are in South America.

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Fab Coloccini – could leave Newcastle today
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Shearer – It’s Been A Poor Show For Newcastle Fans

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 · 35 Comments

Newcastle fan and former Newcastle great Alan Shearer has talked a bit today about Newcastle losing out on Loic Remy, and Alan is fairly straight forward and says if you don’t pay the wages you don’t get the players.

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Alan Shearer – it’s been poor for Newcastle fans
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Newcastle Going After These Five Players In January

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 · 149 Comments

There were reports yesterday that Newcastle have bid £2.5M for 20 year-old left-back Massadio Haidara of Nancy, and it seems Newcastle are now talking terms with the player and his agent.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – could be arriving on Tyneside
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Newcastle Bid For French U21 Defender – Video

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 · 225 Comments

News is coming through that Newcastle have put in a firm bid for 20 year-old Nancy left-back Massadio Haidara, who has been capped twice at the France U21 level.

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Massadio Haidera – Newcastle talking terms with 20 year-old
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Newcastle To Cancel Coloccini’s Contract Tomorrow?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 · 406 Comments

There is news coming through from the Argentine media,  that Newcastle are to cancel Fabricio Coloccini’s contract tomorrow.

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Fab Coloccini – will Newcastle cancel Argentine’s contract – surely not!
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