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

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Exclusive Interview With A Dedicated If Delusional Newcastle Fan

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 · 70 Comments

This article is to introduce to you a dedicated Newcastle fan who wants to remain anonymous, but we can assure you he is real – and yes he’s a man, or to be more specific – he’s of the male sex.

Joe Magpie

Joe Magpie in silhouette – he’s also very good looking
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The Clash Of The Young Titans At Newcastle

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 · 144 Comments

Italian International Davide Santon had a good season that’s just ended, and the 22 year-old certainly improved and is a better player now, than when Newcastle signed him from Inter-Milan almost two years ago for a round £5M.

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David Santon – has improved in two years at Newcastle
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French Youngster – Newcastle Supporters Great – I’ll Play Better

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 · 87 Comments

20 year-old Massadio Haidara has already gained a lot fo fans because of the brave way he came though after that terrible tackle at Wigan by Callum McManaman that could have ended his career, yet went completely unpunished by match officials and the gutless FA – and even had the Wigan Chairman foolishly claiming it was a fair tackle.

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Massadio Haidara – in pain at Wigan after that knee-high tackle
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We’ve Heard This One Before About Newcastle’s Strips

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 · 28 Comments

There was news yesterday that Papiss Cisse will refuse to wear the new Newcastle strip bearing the insignia of the new sponsors,  because they are in the business of  lending money.

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Papiss Cisse wearing the Virgin Money insignia
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Magpies To Concentrate On Three Countries For New Players

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 · 29 Comments

It seems that Newcastle will stick with their usual hunting grounds this summer, and the players we sign will probably be recruited from France, Holland or Belgium, with Chief Scout Graham Carr and his team scouring those specific leagues for good players at reasonable prices.


Victor Wanyama – not a target
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