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

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McManaman Horror Tackle Forces FA To Change Rules

Friday, July 12th, 2013 · 9 Comments

The Football Association has today changed its own rules, so that it can retroactively punish obvious foul play during a game, and it comes after they did nothing about a Callum McManaman horror tackle, that could have easily ended Massadio Haidara’s career.

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This is the horror tackle that buckled Haidara’s knee
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Newcastle Target Turns Down Cardiff – Magpies Moving In?

Friday, July 12th, 2013 · 263 Comments

News today that potential Newcastle target Tom Ince has declined the chance to join newly promoted Premier League club Cardiff City.

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Tom Ince – turns down Cardiff City
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Three Top Flight Clubs Now After Steve Harper

Friday, July 12th, 2013 · 110 Comments

Steve Harper wants to play another couple of seasons in top flight football, and the way he played for Newcastle last season, that should be no problem for the 38 year-old Seaham-born goalkeeper.

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An emotional Steve Harper after this last game against Arsenal in May
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This Top Young Belgium Striker Would Cost Just £3M

Friday, July 12th, 2013 · 57 Comments

Michy Batshuayi joined Belgium club Standard Liege back in 2008, after playing for both FC Brussels, his home town club, and RSC Anderlecht.

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Michy Batshuayi – 19 year-old young Belgium striker
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Newcastle Linked With Irish International Winger

Friday, July 12th, 2013 · 48 Comments

Newcastle were first interested in Aiden McGeady when he was just 22 years old back in 2008, when he was still at Celtic, and at that time he was a very promising young winger.

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Aiden McGeady – in action for Spartak Moscow
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