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

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MLS Makes Gains In USA – NBC To Broadcast PL Games

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 · 6 Comments

This will be some interesting news for our American readers, as the MLS has slowly but surely grown into the 7th most watched football (soccer for Americans) league in the world.

David Beckham – has helped soccer in America big time
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Six Newcastle Players Called Up By Their Countries

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 · 10 Comments

Fabricio Coloccini has been called up by Argentina for a friendly in Saudi Arabia and possible against Brazil in Buenos Aires one week later, and as we mentioned recently, that’s an awful lot of traveling for the 30 year-old – to play two friendly games. But it could be that Argentina will use their local players for the friendly game against Brazil – maybe.

Fabricio Coloccini – Newcastle masterful center back
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Gutierrez Politely Lays Down The Law

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 · 5 Comments

Football is a very difficult profession to become successful in – even if you are blessed with talent – and like most business where big money is involved – it can be a cut-throat business.

Jonas Gutierrez – lays down the law to youngsters
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Alan Shearer About To Get Back Into Management

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 · 9 Comments

Southampton have not made a good start to the season, and with just 4 points from their first 9 league games, they must be considered relegation candidates this year, after getting successive promotions under Nigel Adkins, who came in to replace Alan Pardew two years ago last August.

Alan Shearer – will he want the Southampton job?
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Newcastle Close In On Ajax Center-back

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 · 10 Comments

There are reports in Italy that Newcastle manager Alan Pardew may be interested in yet another Ajax center-back – this time it’s Niklas Moisander who is a Finnish International , with Newcastle in the past being linked with Jan Vertonghen, who ended up at Tottenham in the summer, and Toby Alderweireld, who are both Belgian International defenders.

Niklas Moisander – 6′ Finnish center-back joined Ajax in August
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