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

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Forgotten Man Could Now Play Role For Magpies

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 13 Comments

With both Mathieu Debuchy and Massadio Haidara injured in yesterday’s game, and Massadio likely to be out a while with a serious injury, that puts some pressure on the Newcastle full back positions.

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Danny Simpson – could still do a job for Newcastle
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Haidara Could Be Out Until Christmas If It’s An ACL

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 141 Comments

Ryan Taylor took to the twitter airwaves yesterday after the terrible tackle of  Wigan’s McManaman left Newcastle defender Massadio Haidara writhing in agony on the pitch, with  blood coming out of  his knee.

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The terrible tackle by McManahan on Haidara – ban the guy!
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McManaman Deserves Ban – For The Sake Of Football

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 42 Comments

It’s really adding insult to injury when after the game yesterday, when Wigan manager Roberto Martinez defended the tackle made by his striker McManaman on Massadio Haidara that resulted in  a gruesome knee injury being suffered by the Newcastle defender.

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Haidara being stretchered off in some pain
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Santon – It Was Bad – Blood Was Coming Out Of His Knee

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 14 Comments

Allowing Wigan to gain 3 points us keeps Newcastle still struggling to get way form the relegation zone, and we’re not completely safe yet – that;ls the result of the 2-1 loss to Wigan yesterday, when we lost two players through injury – just to make matters worse.

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Davide Santon scored an excellent goal yesterday
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Mike Ashley Now Doing Scouting Duties For Newcastle

Monday, March 18th, 2013 · 18 Comments

News in the Evening Chronicle today that Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley watched Newcastle’s number one striker target – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang last night in France – and he was seen with Chief Scout Graham Carr.

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Mike Ashley – watched striker target last night
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