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

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This Magpie Has Improved Dramatically Since Summer, 2011

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 · 55 Comments

Yohan Cabaye was on the fringes of the French National team when he joined Newcastle in June of 2011 for €5M, which at the time was around £4M, and Newcastle paid the release clause fee in his Lille contract to get him on Tyneside.

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Yohan Cabaye – fantastic acquisition by Newcastle
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Newcastle Pick Up One More Injury Over International Break

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 · 54 Comments

It seems that all our players playing last night came through without any injuries, and are now travelling back to Newcastle to prepare for the tough game at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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Davide Santon scores first goal for Newcastle – now injured
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Newcastle United Expanding – 30 New Jobs Created

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 · 26 Comments

The former Newcastle United ticket office will be turned into a new bar at the club, and in addition to offering (welcome) refreshment to fans, it will create 30 new jobs at Newcastle United.

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Derek LLambias – announced new bar at St. James’ Park
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Ashley And Pardew Meet On Transfers – Summer Funds Available

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was in Paris last night to watch the World Cup qualifier between France Spain, which Spain won with a second half goal from Pedro on 58 minutes, and   the victory fives Spain a one point lead over France in Group I.

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Mike Ashley – will give manager more transfer funds this summer
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Haidara Getting Better And Better Each Day – Fans Gave Me Huge Lift

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Massadio Haidara has today thanked all the fans who have given him a huge lift by sending him get well messages on his Twitter account, and that has helped him get through some bad times after he injured his knee in that terrible tackle from McManaman in the Wigan game.

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Massadio clutching his knee after that tackle
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