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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 Fan To Trek Great Wall Of China For Cancer Charity

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Newcastle fan and blog reader Peter Hale’s father was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer last year, but with surgery he has made a good recovery and he is doing well so far.

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Great Wall of China
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Newcastle Midfielder – I Want To Stay For Many Years To Come

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 · 27 Comments

Whatever you think of the playing ability of Cheick Tiote, the Ivory Coast International seems a terrific person, and he tells the truth – he tells it as it is – and that’s good for him.

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Cheick Tiote – in action for Newcastle
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Newcastle Striker Target In Glasgow For Talks With Celtic

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 · 20 Comments

We don’t know if Vitoria Guimaraes striker Amido Balde is a Newcastle target, but we have been linked with the player, but the 22 year-old is now in Glasgow for talks with Celtic, with a view to signing for the Scottish giants.

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Amido Balde – does it look like he’ll sign for Celtic?
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Reports Newcastle Have Agreement To Sign Brazilian Defender

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 · 67 Comments

Alan Pardew had again talked late in the season about having a big 6’4″ center-back playing for Newcastle, and there were a couple we knew of – one was Christopher Samba of QPR and the other was Douglas of FC Twente, a Brazilian who Newcastle were interested in last summer.

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Douglas – Newcastle have tabled the best offer?
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6’3″ PSV Striker Could Be Good Buy For Newcastle

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 · 109 Comments

We’ve been looking at a number of players and how they performed last season, in an attempt to maybe pinpoint some of the players Graham Carr and his scouting team may be keeping tabs on,  and could even be a target for Newcastle this summer.

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Jurgen Locadia – 6’3″ 19 year-old PSV striker
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