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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 – It’s Simple, Steven Taylor Has To Stay Fit

Saturday, July 28th, 2012 · 106 Comments

It was really good to see Steven Taylor back in a Newcastle United shirt last night for the first time since early December,  when he injured his Achilles in the home game against Chelsea, and that serious injury put him out for the rest of the season – unfortunately for Steven and for Newcastle.

Steven Taylor – in action last night in his first game back after eight months
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Cabaye May Not Play Tonight – New Player Expected Next Week

Saturday, July 28th, 2012 · 118 Comments

Yohan  Cabaye may not see any action tonight against FC Braga, although manager Alan Pardew says he doesn’t really need much playing time, so he must have been showing up well in training.

Yohan Cabaye – may not play tonight against FC Braga
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→ 118 CommentsTags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target · Yohan Cabaye

Three Points Against Braga Wins Trofeu Guadiana For Newcastle

Saturday, July 28th, 2012 · 28 Comments

Alan Pardew has asked his troops to go out tonight against FC Braga and win the Trofeu Guadiana, and if they can win tonight against the Portuguese side, they will achieve that,  with both games played so far – Braga vs Olympiacos on Thursday night and Newcastle vs Olympiacos last night – resulting in 1-1 draws after 90 minutes and 4-4 on penalties.

Alan Pardew – wants to win tonight
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Bigirimana, Amalfitano Magpies’ Best Players Against Olympiacos

Saturday, July 28th, 2012 · 36 Comments

Newcastle have done well this season in signing some youngsters this summer,  and we have already signed Romain Amalfitano and Gael Bigirimana, and both played the whole game last night in the 1-1 draw with Olympiacos, and Romain scored one of the four penalties in the 4-4 shoot-out.

Gael Bigirimana being interviewed after he first arrived on Tyneside
What a player this lad looks to be
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→ 36 CommentsTags: Gael Bigirimana · Newcastle News · Poll · Romain Amalfitano

Newcastle Now Linked With French Winger/Striker

Saturday, July 28th, 2012 · 21 Comments

There was some news that we missed yesterday,  that Newcastle are being linked with Bordeaux’s 26 year-old highly-rated winger Yoan Gouffran, after the former club of Gabby Obertan said they will now listen to offers for the 26 year-old.

Yoan Gouffran – 26 year-old Bordeaux winger/striker
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