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

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Newcastle Fans Expect Something From Swansea Game

Friday, March 1st, 2013 · 23 Comments

Newcastle fans seem to be upbeat at the moment, and that’s hardly surprising since we have won four of our last six games, and the team has been playing some good attacking football.

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We’d like to see some more goals like this one from Papiss Cisse
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→ 23 CommentsTags: Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Yohan Cabaye The New Newcastle Captain In Waiting.

Friday, March 1st, 2013 · 11 Comments

When Fabricio Coloccini went off at half last Sunday in the game against Southampton Jonas Gutierrez wore the armband in the second half, but if Colo misses tomorrow’s game it looks like we’ll see Yohan Cabaye captain Newcastle at Swansea and on many levels, that’s makes a lot of sense.

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Yohan Cabaye – after scoring penalty against Southampton
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→ 11 CommentsTags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle Will Go All Out For Win Tomorrow

Friday, March 1st, 2013 · 15 Comments

Newcastle are building up some good momentum since we rescued our season last month, and brought in five top French players,  but after such an awful spell in the Premier League when in 13 league games we lost 10, and drew one and won the other two – we need to win as many games as possible if we are going to save our season.

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Alan Pardew – at his press conference yesterday
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→ 15 CommentsTags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Pardew – I’m Not Being Critical Of Ben Arfa – Definitely Not

Friday, March 1st, 2013 · 22 Comments

One of the widely publicized comments of Alan Pardew’s news conference yesterday for the game at Swansea tomorrow, is that he has been disappointed with Hatem Ben Arfa’s fitness levels, since he returned to training a week last Monday.

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Ben Arfa – not as fit as he should be
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→ 22 CommentsTags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Injuries · Medical · Premier League

Krul Out Four Weeks – Ben Arfa Fitness Disappointing

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 · 107 Comments

Alan Pardew held his press conference this afternoon got the game at Swansea on Saturday, and the manager finally gave an official position on Tim Krul’s ankle injury, and it doesn’t seem too bad – other than the ankle is still a bit swollen and he will be out four to five weeks maximum.

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Tim Krul – at the end of last weeks game against Metalist
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→ 107 CommentsTags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Tim Krul