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

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Bad News – Tim Krul Reported To Be Out 5 Weeks

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 · 56 Comments

Things were going just too well – so now we have some bad news that Tim Krul is facing several weeks out of the side with the ankle injury he picked up in the closing minutes of the 1-0 win against Metalist Kharkiv last night.

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Tim Krul – out up to five weeks?
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Players’ Ambitions Will Propel Newcastle Forward

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 · 81 Comments

We’ve been impressed with both the skill, temperament and attitude of our new five French players we recruited last month, in what could turn out to be one of the best recruiting transfer windows for Newcastle in a long long time.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – epitomizes the new attitude in the Newcastle squad
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Newcastle’s Dates Announced Against Anzhi Makhachkala

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 · 48 Comments

Newcastle have just released the dates for our next two legged tie against Russian Premier League club Anzhi Makhachkala – who qualified by beating Hanover 4-2 on aggregate in the last round.

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The Same Fight And Guts Is Needed In Premier League

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 · 11 Comments

Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul was the hero last night in the Ukraine with four memorable save sin the final 254 minutes of the game, but the Dutch international has already turned his attention to picking up points in the Premier League and getting Newcastle away from the relegation zone.

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Tim Krul – the Newcastle goalkeeper after the game last night
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Pardew – Yanga-Mbiwa And Haidara Brilliant – Krul Magnificent

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 · 10 Comments

Alan Pardew’s Newcastle side put in an excellent performance for 65 minutes in the Ukraine last night, when we went though to the last 16 of the Europa league with a penalty from Shola Ameobi,  and then withstood the kitchen sink being thrown at us for those last 25 minutes, plus five minutes of added time – and we now meet Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala in the next round.

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Alan Pardew last night at Metalist Stadium
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