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

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Newcastle Lose Out To QPR On Wage Packet For Remy

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 · 71 Comments

Everything seemed to be cut and dried yesterday morning, with Newcastle having agreed a fee of around €10M with Marseilles for striker Loic Remy,  and the agreement was that Remy would travel to Newcastle today and discuss terms and then take a medical, and sign for Newcastle, all being well.

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Loic Remy – going to QPR
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Ashley’s Lack Of Ambition Damaging To Newcastle

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 · 215 Comments

We never thought we’d be able to compete with the top six clubs in England – the two Manchester clubs, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham, and if we did then Alan Pardew is well schooled to keep reminding us regularly,  that we are not in the same financial league as those big clubs – and probably never will be.

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Ashley – not showing enough ambition at Newcastle
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Money Talks – Remy Off To QPR

Monday, January 14th, 2013 · 580 Comments

Very bad news tonight for Newcastle fans, as it seems that money talks and Loic Remy has indeed been talking to QPR – and it looks like they have won the race to sign the striker – and heaven knows what wages they have agreed to pay the striker  – but £85K/week seems to be a popular estimate.

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Loic Remy – off to QPR
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QPR Reported To Be Back In For Loic Remy

Monday, January 14th, 2013 · 460 Comments

The London Evening Standard is reporting that QPR have not given up yet on Loic Remy – even though a fee has been agreed between Newcastle and QPR for the striker, and the news this morning was that Remy was undergoing a medical in Newcastle.

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Loic Remy – QPR still in the hunt?
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Sissoko Moved Up From Summer Target To January Target

Monday, January 14th, 2013 · 423 Comments

We knew that Newcastle were very interested in Moussa Sissoko, the 22 year-old French international central midfielder, but it turns out that Newcastle were hoping to secure a deal for the 5 times capped French International in the summer, but his club Toulouse putting a £3.5M tag on him in January has changed all that.

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Moussa Sissoko – now a January target for Magpies
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