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

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FA Forced To Review Rules After Criticism Following That Tackle

Sunday, March 24th, 2013 · 6 Comments

News today that the English FA are looking to change the rules that they said prevented them from charging Wigan Athletic’s Callum McManaman, for his horrific tackle on Newcastle United’s Massadio Haidara last Sunday.

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Massadio Haidara tackle by McManaman went unpunished
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Newcastle In Driver’s Seat For Dutch Defender?

Sunday, March 24th, 2013 · 5 Comments

It seems that Newcastle are being linked with at least two center-backs this Sunday, and news in the Sunday Mirror today that Newcastle are interested in Dutch Under-21 ­international Virgil van Dijk, who plays at Groningen.


Virgil van Dijk – on Newcastle’s radar screen for the summer
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Newcastle Linked With England International Center-Back

Sunday, March 24th, 2013 · 13 Comments

News in the Sunday People today that Manchester City’s England defender Joleon Lescott has been told he is surplus to requirements and can leave in the summer for around £4M.

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Joleon Lescott – Newcastle interested?
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Advice to Michael Owen – Keep A Diplomatic Silence

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 · 39 Comments

33 year-old Michael Owen announced at the beginning of the week, that he will retire from football at the end of the season, and there’s no argument that Michael was once a world-class striker – but not since at least 2006, when injuries interrupted his career at Newcastle, Manchester United and now Stoke City.


Michael Owen while at Newcastle – shown with Viduka and Barton
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Next Season Could See This Youngster Come Through Big Time

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 · 43 Comments

We’ve had a few emails from friends of Adam Campbell, and they are telling us  this lad is completely and utterly dedicated to Newcastle United, and if he doesn’t make it at the club, it will not be because of lack of effort.

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Adam Campbell in England colors
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