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

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Llambias – Relegation Will Knock Us Back Four Years

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Some excellent interviews in the Evening Chronicle today – as the paper has an exclusive set of interviews with Newcastle Managing Director Derek LLambias – and certainly we don’t hear too often from Derek LLambias or owner Mike Ashley.

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Derek Llambias – we must concentrate on the Premier League
(because that’s where the money is)

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Newcastle Planning For Big Influx Of Players This Summer

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 · 20 Comments

We’ve all heard now of the purple group of players at Newcastle – those are the first teamers who are top stars and generally start games – such as the likes of Coloccini, Krul, Cabaye, Ben Arfa and the like – players of top class who play regularly in the first team.

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Kevin Mbabu – more players like Kevin are coming to Newcastle
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Newcastle To Sign Five Players From Holland This Summer?

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 · 27 Comments

News in the Newcastle Journal today that Newcastle will concentrate their efforts in the summer on bringing players from Holland into the club, and maybe that’s because with five new Frenchmen into the club last month, maybe that’s almost the full contingent of players Newcastle had on the radar screen from France at the beginning of the year.

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Siem de Jong – a Newcastle target in the summer?
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Newcastle Target Says He Wants To Make A Move

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 · 14 Comments

We had an article out yesterday saying that Newcastle were interested in PSG center-back Mamadou Sahkho and the PSG player played the whole game for France last night in their 2-1 loss to Germany at the Stade de France, and he looked a very good player.

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Mamadou Sahko – in French colors
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Pardew Makes Some Tough Decisions For Europa League

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 · 22 Comments

Newcastle have revised their squad for the Europa League, now that new players have arrived in January.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – will play in Europa League
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