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

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Pardew Going Through Similar Problems Moyes Had At Everton

Sunday, January 6th, 2013 · 28 Comments

Moyes joined Everton on 14th March 2002 from Preston North End, and in his first full season in charge he had Everton in 7th place on 59 points in 2003, and we may add a full 10 points behind a Bobby Robson managed Newcastle United side, who were 3rd top behind only Manchester United and Arsenal.

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Moyes and Pardew talk before a game
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What’s The Status Of Hatem Ben Arfa?

Sunday, January 6th, 2013 · 201 Comments

Newcastle have made two mistakes with Hatem Ben Arfa – and the first one was risking him in the meaningless Europa league tie at home to CS Maritimo on 22nd November when he hobbled off with a hamstring injury after 40 minutes – to the dismay of Newcastle fans.

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Ben Arfa – after scoring brilliant goal last time out at Fulham
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Alan Pardew – The Board Will Help With New Signings

Sunday, January 6th, 2013 · 49 Comments

The display yesterday was a lot worse than we expected, even when we saw the team sheet and it was obvious Alan was not playing his players who will start next Saturday at Carrow Road except maybe David Santon and possibly Mike Williamson.

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Mathieu Debuchy – will make debut next Saturday at Norwich
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Newcastle’s Overall Strategy Seems To Be Lacking

Sunday, January 6th, 2013 · 56 Comments

A frustrated Alan Pardew after the game yesterday admitted that Newcastle were again a relegation struggle, and would have to fight in every single game for points – circa 2009.

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A forlorn Alan Pardew looks on yesterday
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Newcastle’s Great Image Taking A Bit Of A Hit

Sunday, January 6th, 2013 · 76 Comments

Any Newcastle fan will know that since around mid-November, the image of Newcastle United as potentially a team returning to become one of the top clubs in England again has taken a bit of a hit, and couple that with Demba Ba leaving the club last week, and our image has been a little tarnished.

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This is Newcastle United
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