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

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Cabaye Passes Fitness Test – Starts For France Against Belgium?

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 · 13 Comments

It seems that Yohan Cabaye passed a fitness test yesterday,  and could play for France tonight when they entertain Belgium in Paris.

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→ 13 CommentsTags: International News · Newcastle News · Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle In Advanced Talks For 22 Year-Old French Midfielder – Video

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 · 22 Comments

News in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle are tracking AJ Auxerre midfielder Alain Traore.

Alain Traore – 22 year-old Auxerre midfielder
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→ 22 CommentsTags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Sammy Ameobi Starts In England U21 Surprise Defeat In Belgium

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Sammy Ameobi made his starting debut last night for the England U21 side in Belgium.

Sammy Ameobi in action last night in Belgium
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→ 3 CommentsTags: England News · International News · Newcastle News · Sammy Ameobi

Newcastle To Launch £2M Bid For Scottish International Striker

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 · 14 Comments

News in the Daily Mail this morning that Newcastle will make a £2M move for striker Jordan Rhodes in the January transfer window.

Jordan Rhodes – scored for Scotland U21s last night after 75 seconds against Holland
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Coloccini Delays Signing New Contract At Newcastle

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 · 16 Comments

News today that Fabricio Coloccini is in no particular rush to sign a new deal at Newcastle.

Fabricio Coloccini – Newcastle captain and center-back
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→ 16 CommentsTags: Contracts · Fabricio Coloccini · Jonas Gutierrez

Danny Guthrie Could Keep His Place At The Etihad Stadium

Monday, November 14th, 2011 · 50 Comments

It may not be a coincidence that the last time Newcastle were riding high under the great Bobby Robson,  John Carver was also Assistant Manager.

Alan Pardew didn’t waste much time in appointing John Carver last January
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→ 50 CommentsTags: Cheick Tiote · Danny Guthrie · Injuries · Newcastle News · Yohan Cabaye