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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 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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→ 22 CommentsTags: Europa League · European Competition · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Massadio Haidara · Mathieu Debuchy · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Yoan Gouffran

Four Newcastle Players Play Full International Games

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 · 41 Comments

Three Newcastle players – Davide Santon, Yohan Cabaye and Tim Krul played the whole game for Italy, France and Holland respectively tonight in the International friendlies, and Moussa Sissoko played for 80 minutes as France were beaten 2-1 by Germany at the Stade de France.

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Davide Santon – 8th full cap for Italy tonight
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→ 41 CommentsTags: Davide Santon · Fabricio Coloccini · International News · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Yohan Cabaye

Alan Pardew Challenge – How To Keep Steven Taylor Fit

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 · 202 Comments

There’s no doubt that since Steven Taylor returned to the first team starting eleven two games ago, the Newcastle defense has looked a lot more solid than it’s been since Steven picked up a hamstring injury at Reading at the end of September, and was out of the side for over three months.

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Taylor and Debuchy after Newcastle’s win against Chelsea
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→ 202 CommentsTags: Injuries · Medical · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor

Three Players In The Summer And Newcastle A Top Four Side?

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 · 38 Comments

It’s little short of amazing, how the five French players brought in last month have helped to fortify the Newcastle squad, and of course three of those players – Moussa Sissoko, Mathieu Debuchy and Yoan Gouffran are not only starters for the club since they arrived,  but they have been three of Newcastle’s best players in the last two games – both vital league wins against Aston Villa and Chelsea.

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Ricky van Wolfswinkel – could be striker target this summer
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→ 38 CommentsTags: Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

French International On Newcastle’s Summer Shopping List

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 · 304 Comments

Mamadou Sakho is a 22 year old defender who already has 11 caps for the full French side, and he is currently at PSG, but his time at the Paris club may not last too long, with Newcastle United being linked with a possible move for the youngster in the summer.

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Mamadou Sakho – capped 11 times at the full French level
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