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

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Pardew’s Eight Year Contract Not A Problem For Ashley

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 · 59 Comments

The Daily Mail is reporting today that Mike Ashley would need to pay Alan Pardew his  eight year deal in full, if the owner sacks him at the end of the season.

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Alan Pardew – release clause in his contract
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Magpies Need To Placate Fans – Give Us Two Wins

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 · 75 Comments

Given what Newcastle United have put their fans through since we were eliminated from the Europa League, and for most of the season, if truth be told –  Newcastle must go all out to get two wins in the last two games for the fans – who have gone through hell and high water this season.

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Newcastle fans celebrate last night’s great result for the club
Picture shown in the Independent
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Newcastle Must Now Beat QPR And Get The Job Done

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 · 75 Comments

On a night when Newcastle could have been in 3rd bottom place in the Premier League for the first time in four years, Swansea City did Newcastle (and Sunderland for that matter) a huge favor by beating Wigan 3-2 at the DW Stadium tonight.

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Alan Pardew – needs to get Newcastle a win on Sunday
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Wigan Lose 3-2 To Swansea – Throw Newcastle A Lifeline

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 · 147 Comments

It was simply fantastic news for Newcastle United at the DW Stadium tonight, when after a full 9 minutes of added time Swansea beat Wigan 3-2, and Wigan remain 3 points behind Newcastle with the exact same goal difference of -23, the worst goal difference in the league except for the two already relegated sides QPR and Reading.

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Wigan players look a little dejected
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Ben Arfa Having Trouble With His Hamstring

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 · 377 Comments

It seems that Ben Arfa’s hamstring is still not right, even though a specialist had said recently it was 100% – but Ben Arfa can be a match winner,  and he looked good in that first half on Saturday at West Ham.

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Ben Arfa – still having trouble with his hamstring
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