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

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Tiote – It’s All About The Team

Monday, December 24th, 2012 · 13 Comments

Cheick Tiote picked up yet another yellow card in the game on Saturday, and that’s five yellow cards so he is suspended for the game against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

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Perch congratulates Shola after great winning goal
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Vurnon Anita – The Most Creative Player Of The Week

Monday, December 24th, 2012 · 6 Comments

The English Premier League EPL Index site keeps statistics of all kinds about players in the Premier League,  and one of them after a round of games is who was the most creative player.

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Vurnon Anita – most creative player in Premier League over weekend
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Ryan Nelson – St. James’ Park Was Like The Alamo

Monday, December 24th, 2012 · 37 Comments

35 year-old Ryan Nelson has had a great career since joining Blackburn Rovers and Mark Hughes from MLS team DC United in 2005, and he has played for Blackburn, Tottenham and now Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League.

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Ryan Nelson – it was like the Alamo out there
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Alan Pardew Explains His Falling Out With Fab Coloccini

Monday, December 24th, 2012 · 13 Comments

Most Newcastle fans saw Alan Pardew go onto the pitch at the end of a tense QPR game on Saturday and hug his captain Fabrico Coloccini,  and there was a reason for that, since the captain and manager had some kind of  spat during training for this important game.

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Fab Coloccini and Alan Pardew on Saturday
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Pardew Praises Obertan And Marveaux

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 · 185 Comments

All three of Newcastle’s second half substitutes yesterday helped turn the game in Newcastle’s favor over those last 30 minutes – Shola Ameobi scored a wonderful goal to win the game, Gabby Obertan made some threatening runs down the left wing – and Sylvain Marveaux showed some terrific skill and was only inches wide of a post with a great free kick from  just outside the box.

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Gabby Obertan – looked sharp yesterday
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