The Newcastle United Blog

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

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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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Lee Clark – Fergie Has Been Brilliant For Us

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 · 118 Comments

Lee Clark took Shane Ferguson on loan in February, and the Derry-born player appeared  11 times with one goal for Birmingham City,  and he got some rave reports for his play over the last couple of  months.

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Shane Ferguson – brilliant at Birmingham
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This New Frenchman Has Guts, Leadership And Ability Too

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 · 28 Comments

We were big fans of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa before he arrived on Tyneside, and one reason was that we knew the 23 year-old could play anywhere along the back four and he had excellent leadership abilities as the captain of Montpellier.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – in action at West Ham
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Here’s One Fringe Player Who’s Proved His Worth This Season

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 · 35 Comments

There have been too many players this season who have come in and been found lacking in the famous black and white shirt of Newcastle – and that may still cost us our precious place in the Premier League this season.

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Rob Elliot – proved his mettle this season
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