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

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Alan Pardew’s Strategy Working In Europe

Friday, October 26th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Gabby Obertan is deservedly getting some praise this morning for his excellent performance last night at St. James’ Park against European opposition Club Brugge, and Gabby got the winning goal after 48 minutes, and it was a very good one too.

Gabby Obertan rifling home his goal last night
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Newcastle 1 Club Brugge 0 – Full Match Report

Friday, October 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Here’s how we saw last night’s 1-0 win against a good looking Club Brugge side in round 3 of Group D of the Europa League. The other game in the group was a 1-1 draw at Madeira between Maritimo and Bordeaux, which was a good result for Newcastle.

Good shot of Gabby Obertan scoring only goal of the game
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Close Race For Man Of The Match Last Night

Friday, October 26th, 2012 · 16 Comments

Sammy Ameobi is currently leading our Man of the Match poll with 36% of the vote, but Gabby Obertan is not far behind with 32% of the vote after leading in the early voting.

Shane Ferguson – currently 3rd in the voting
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Newcastle Star – I Want To Play More In Premier League

Friday, October 26th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Gabriel Obertan scored the only goal of the game last night just a a couple of minutes into the second half, and it was a screamer from the 23 year-old, after Sammy Ameobi, who also had a good game had set him up in brilliant style.

Gabby Obertan – after scoring a screamer
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It Was A Great Result And A Great Win

Friday, October 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Newcastle played a very young side last night against Club Brugge, and the average age of the starting line-up was in the low twenties, and Steven Taylor, an old man on the team at just 26, got the rare opportunity to captain the side in the absence of Coloccini, Gutierrez and Shola Ameobi.

Sammy Ameobi in action last night – he had an excellent game
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