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

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PSG Ready Big Offer For Magpie Midfielder – But Is It Silly Enough?

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 · 34 Comments

Last week we heard that Monaco, who have just been promoted back to the first division in France, after being down below for two seasons, were after Hatem Ben Arfa, and now there is a report today that Paris Saint Germain want Yohan Cabaye.

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Yohan Cabaye – who’s that calling?
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Which Two Of These Strikers Should Newcastle Sign?

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 · 29 Comments

One of Newcastle’s striker targets in January – Ricky van Wolfswinkel of Sporting Lisbon – has already been signed by Chris Hughton at Norwich, and it looks like another of Newcastle’s top targets – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – is already talking to some big clubs like Borussia Dortmund.

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Wilfried Bony – a Newcastle target
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Newcastle Target Already Talking To Other Clubs

Saturday, June 1st, 2013 · 107 Comments

We always thought it would be difficult to sign what seems to be our number one striker target this summer – St. Etienne’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – who scored 21 goals in 44 appearances for his club last season.


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – talking to other clubs
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Newcastle’s South Africa Tour Plans Collapse – Again

Saturday, June 1st, 2013 · 116 Comments

Our South African readers are not going to be pleased about this news at all – the Newcastle Journal is reporting that for the second year in a row – Newcastle’s plans to play in South Africa have been scrapped.

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News That Papiss Cisse Wants New Newcastle Contract

Saturday, June 1st, 2013 · 12 Comments

There has been a buzz in the last couple of days about a report in the Russian daily Investia that Anzhi are preparing a £15M bid for Newcastle striker.

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Papiss Cisse after scoring winning goal against Fulham
Cisse was booked  – he was too happy at scoring – and that’s not allowed
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