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

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Alan Pardew – We Are Going To Be Okay

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 · 19 Comments

Alan Pardew has been upbeat these last couple of days, as he tries to lift the spirits of the Newcastle players before night’s important and tough game with Everton at St. James’ Park, and Newcastle are now just two points above the drop zone in 15th place after yesterday’s games. 🙁

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Alan Pardew – we are going to be alright
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Newcastle Now Interested In Nigerian International Striker

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 · 23 Comments

There’s report in the Sun this morning, that Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is interested in West Brom and Nigerian International striker Peter Odemwingie, in case Demba Ba leaves in the January transfer window, which may happen, given the number of clubs that have expressed an interest in the Senegal striker.

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Peter Odemwingie – I hear Newcastle calling
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The Latest On The Shola Ameobi Stand-Off

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 · 34 Comments

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) yesterday threatened to report both Newcastle United and Milwall to FIFA, because they will not release their players – Shola Ameobi and Danny Shittu respectively – to play in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to take place in South Africa later this month.

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Shola Ameobi – will he be grounded?
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Pardew Upbeat – Hints At New Signings On The Way

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 · 22 Comments

Alan Pardew seems upbeat, even though Newcastle are now just two points above 3rd bottom placed Wigan Athletic after yesterday’s games, and we have a tough game tonight against Everton at home, although it would appear that Demba Ba will still be a Newcastle player – and should play in this game.

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Alan Pardew – very upbeat considering the circumstances
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Has Shola Ameobi Pulled Out Of Africa?

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 · 496 Comments

England-based defender Danny Shittu has pulled out of the Nigerian squad for the African Cup of Nations, which will start shortly in South Africa, but it seems that Nigeria still haven’t heard what the situation is with Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi.

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Shola Ameobi – after scoring brilliant winner against QPR
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