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

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Bassong And Carrol Outstanding For Magpies Today

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 · 120 Comments

We thought the best two players for Newcastle today were Sebastien Bassong and Andy Carroll, and both give heroic displays for Newcastle this afternoon.

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Seb Bassong – tremendous display at the back for Newcastle today


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Joe Says No Deals Struck Yet For Given And N’Zogbia

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 · 85 Comments

Joe Kinenar has surprisingly admitted today that both the Given and N’Zogbia transfers are not as certain as they may seem, since the club have not acceptable bids for the players from Manchester City or Wigan Athletic respectively.

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Joe Kinnear - looked terrible today

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FT: Newcastle 1 Sunderland 1 – Magpies Fight back

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 · 402 Comments

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The good news is that Newcastle avoided getting beaten by Sunderland twice in the league this season for the first time in 40 years, and the bad news is that Newcastle were the better side in the second half, and equalized when Shola Ameobi expertly shot home a penalty for his 50th Newcastle goal, and the local lad showed he had the heart to stand up and be counted right there.

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HT: Newcastle 0 Sunderland 1 – Magpies Falter

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 · 338 Comments

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Newcastle are 1-0 down at the interval after Sunderland’s Cisse got the all important first goal, when he beat a poor offside trap by Newcastle, and although Steve Harper blocked his first shot, the rebound was put into the net by the French striker without much trouble.

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Nolan, Ameobi and Gutierrez Start For Newcastle

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 · 335 Comments

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Shola Ameboi is fit and makes a surprise return to the Newcastle United team for this afternoon’s Tyne-Wear derby clash at St.James’ Park.

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Most Turmoil Ever For Newcastle Manager Joe Kinnear

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 · 45 Comments

Joe Kinnear has talked today to the local Sunday Sun and has admitted this is the most turmoil he’s ever had to deal with in his football management career,

Well Joe did want the challenge that is Newcastle United. :D

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Joe Kinnear - most turmoil he’s ever had to deal with

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Kinnear Now Has £18M Burning A Hole In His Pocket

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 · 51 Comments

The news today that Manchester City will sign Shay Given for £8M, will give Newcastle some much needed cash to further strengthen their squad before tomorrow afternoon at 5:00 pm, so let’s hope we don’t blow this opportunity.

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Ryan Taylor - already on his way for £1.5M – £2M

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Newcastle Agree £8M Fee For Given With Manchester City

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 · 110 Comments

Sky Sports is reporting today that Shay Given is having his medical right now after Manchester City presumably finally agreed a fee with Newcastle for the player.

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Shay Given – finally on his way

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