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

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Steven Taylor Devastated By Defeat

Monday, March 4th, 2013 · 144 Comments

Steven Taylor had another great game in defense for Newcastle at Swansea on Saturday – and if you don’t know who Steven is – he’s the one with Newcastle United tattooed across his forehead – well that’s at least what I see when I see Steven Taylor in a Newcastle shirt.

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Steven Taylor in action on Saturday – get in!
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Pardew Cannot Remember Being So Disappointed After A Game

Monday, March 4th, 2013 · 4 Comments

It was one of those games on Saturday that leaves you with a bad taste in your mouth – well if you are Newcastle supporter that is – because Newcastle deserved to win this game, based on our excellent and powerful performance in that second half, but we came away from South Wales with nothing – absolutely nothing.

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This shot illustrates Newcastle’s defense is all over the place for Swansea goal
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Transfer Target Spurned Newcastle For Higher Wages – Fact

Monday, March 4th, 2013 · 13 Comments

There’s a few ways to look at how Loic Remy turned down Newcastle in January and joined bottom of the league QPR, but one way to look at it is that it’s good he didn’t come to Newcastle – because he showed his hand and he wasn’t committed enough to become a Newcastle player. Money seems to mean more to him.

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Loic Remy – while still at Marseilles
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Newcastle’s Defending Still The Weakness

Monday, March 4th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Steven Taylor gave another excellent performance for Newcastle at the back against Swansea on Saturday,  and his fine performances of late will no doubt not be going unnoticed by England manager Roy Hodgson.

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Steven Taylor – excellent performance on Saturday
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Good News On Fabricio Coloccini

Monday, March 4th, 2013 · 5 Comments

It seems that goalkeeper Tim Krul could be out for up to five weeks with his injured ankle, but it’s not going to be that long for captain Fabricio Coloccini, with his injured back, and he could even be back for the home game at against Stoke next Sunday afternoon.

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Newcastle captain Fab Coloccini with Alan Pardew
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