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

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It’s Sobering, But Newcastle Cannot Compete With Big Clubs

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 · 123 Comments

It’s’s been very sobering the way Chelsea have moved in for Demba Ba over the last few days, and although he’s not yet officially a Chelsea player, it shows that Newcastle just cannot compete with the big boys in the Premier League, and when we get a player approaching world-class – we cannot hold onto him – even though we tried in the case of Ba.

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Mike Ashley – manages Newcastle with a certain thrift
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Pardew Under Big Pressure – We’ve Had A Terrible Run

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 · 38 Comments

I cannot remember a time when Newcastle have gone through such a bad patch in the league, certainly not over the last twenty years, and we’ve lost nine of our last eleven games in the Premier League, and we’ve taken only 7 points from the last 12 league games.

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Alan Pardew – under pressure
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Mathieu Debuchy To Have Medical Today

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 · 12 Comments

Mathieu Debuchy is in Newcastle and he seems to have agreed terms with the club, and now the last step in getting him to sign along the dotted line is for him to pass his medical, which will probably take place today.

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Mathieu Debuchy – only medical to pass now
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Shola Ameobi Omitted From Final Nigeria Sqaud

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 · 9 Comments

It’s looking like Alan Pardew and Newcastle will have Shola Ameobi at Newcastle over the next six weeks after the 31 year-old Newcastle striker was omitted from the final Nigerian squad for the African Cup of Nations to take place in South Africa.

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Shola Ameobi – has one sub appearance for Nigeria in November in Miami
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Alan Pardew Confirms It – Demba Ba Off To Chelsea

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 · 20 Comments

Alan Pardew has confirmed that Demba Ba will join Chelsea, and that follows Newcastle’s 11  defeats in the last 13 league games, and things at the moment look very bleak on Tyneside.

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Demba Ba – waving goodbye – I’m off [Read more →]

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