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

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Surprise Newcastle Call-Ups For August Internationals

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 · 23 Comments

There are a number of Newcastle players named in International squads for the upcoming friendly games in August, and there are a couple of surprises- Fab Coloccini has finally been called up again by Argentina, and Ben Arfa has been named in Didier Deschamps’ first French squad.

Fabricio Coloccini – Argentine call up
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→ 23 CommentsTags: Cheick Tiote · Demba Ba · Fabricio Coloccini · Hatem Ben Arfa · International News · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Note To Mike Ashley – Please Sign Loic Remy For £9M

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 · 32 Comments

We put up a poll a few days ago with four potential strikers for Newcastle, with an estimate of how much they would cost in the transfer market, and asked our readers to select who they thought would be the best deal for Newcastle.

Loic Remy for £9M – reader’s choice
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→ 32 CommentsTags: Newcastle News · Poll · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Pardew – We Already Have Quality – Squad Needs Topping Up

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 · 22 Comments

Now we have Demba Ba on board for the season, we certainly feel a little better with two great strikers up front for Newcastle in Cisse and Ba, and now we need at least three top senior players brought in this month to round out the squad, and the goal has to be to qualify for the Champions League, which seems the next step in Newcastle’s progression forward.

Alan Pardew – only topping up is necessary
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→ 22 CommentsTags: Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

It’s Good That Curtis Is On Board – An Excellent Prospect

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 · 20 Comments

There’s still no interview of our new boy Curtis Good, and we hope one will be completed today, and presumably the very highly rated young center-back will train with his new team mates today at Benton.

Curtis Good – excellent prospect
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→ 20 CommentsTags: Curtis Good · Gael Bigirimana · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Romain Amalfitano

It’s Great To Still Have Demba Ba At Newcastle

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 · 72 Comments

It’s August 1st, and presumably the deadline for Demba Ba’s release clause for £7M in his contract has now run out, and that’s good news for Newcastle – so with any luck we’ll have Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba up front next season – and that cannot be bad.

Demba Ba – he kept his word and stayed on Tyneside
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