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

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Rob Elliot Brilliant In Training – To Make Premier League Debut

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 · 18 Comments

Tim Krul will not play against Southampton tomorrow, and Rob Elliot will get a big chance in the Newcastle first team, and he will make his Premier League debut tomorrow afternoon at St. James’ Park.

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Rob Elliot – will start in goal tomorrow
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Frustrated Shola – I Haven’t Played Enough This Season

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 · 17 Comments

After the match with Metalist on Thursday night, Alan Pardew had said he had told Shola Ameobi that he hadn’t been at his best lately, and that’s why he hadn’t been playing too much, and Shola has opened up in the local press today, and said he went to talk to the Newcastle manager because he just wasn’t getting enough playing time in the first team.

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Shola Ameobi – not playing enough
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Only Coloccini Will Keep His Place In Defence Against Saints

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 · 18 Comments

Newcastle will field another good looking  back four tomorrow afternoon in the important league game against Southampton – which we really need to win – but there will still be four changes made from the defense that played against Metalist Kharkiv on Thursday night,  so the team will still be fresh.

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Massadio Haidara in action Thursday – had a great debut for Magpies
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Cheick Tiote Fit – Southampton Still A Threat

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 · 17 Comments

There will be a number of rested players who will play tomorrow against Southampton, who have done well since new Argentine manager Mauricio Pochettino replaced Nigel Adkins last month, and they have 5 points from their four games, and those games have been against the two Manchester clubs, Everton and Wigan, and they beat Manchester City 3-1 last time out at St. Mary’s.

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 Mathieu Debuchy – back again for Newcastle tomorrow
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Tim Krul’s Injury Still Bring Assessed

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 · 109 Comments

Newcastle United have issued a statement regarding goalkeeper’s Tim Krul’s injury – and he will be seeing an ankle specialist before any more updates are given.

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Tim Krul after the game last night
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