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

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Newcastle Defender Out Three To Four Weeks

Thursday, September 6th, 2012 · 65 Comments

We were hoping it would be sooner, but it could also have been much worse, so the news today that Danny Simpson will be out three to four weeks with his hamstring problem is not too bad.

Danny Simpson – in action against Atromitos
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Pardew Wants To Do As Well As Last Season – Fans Are Doubtful

Thursday, September 6th, 2012 · 224 Comments

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was happy to keep all his big stars like Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba, Fab Coloccini and Cheick Tiote on Tyneside in the summer, with reports that clubs came after our top players over the last few weeks of the transfer window, but owner Mike Ashley turned down the bids, and it’s not clear how big those bids actually were.

Alan Pardew wants to do as well or even better this season
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Injuries A Big Problem For Newcastle’s Small Squad

Thursday, September 6th, 2012 · 119 Comments

The news that Fabricio Coliccini has suffered a muscle strain in his right leg at the Argentine Training camp, and will now miss the game against Paraguay on Friday night was not good news for Newcastle manager Alan Pardew today.

Fab Coloccini – injured again in Argentina
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Premier League Clubs Trying To Stop Crazy Overspending

Thursday, September 6th, 2012 · 23 Comments

It seems that Michel Platini’s statements of a few days ago are having an impact on the various leagues in Europe, and the UEFA President has warned clubs, especially the top clubs who are currently the most successful, that they need to balance their books or they will not be allowed to compete in Europe.

Michel Platini – Financial Fair Play Rules important
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Newcastle Linked With Algerian Winger

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 · 49 Comments

Newcastle are again being linked with Sochaux’s winger Ryad Boudebouz, and the player has said he will be leaving the French club next summer, but we don’t think Newcastle need any wingers, and we wouldn’t put much credibility in this report from InsideFutb0l.

Ryad Boudebouz – Sochaux’s Algerian International
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