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

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Marseilles Interested – But This Newcastle Defender Going Nowhere

Saturday, May 25th, 2013 · 32 Comments

Watch out when you switch agents in football, as Steven Taylor has just switched to have the same as Joey Barton – and guess what – Steven is now supposedly wanted by Marseilles.

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Steven Taylor – going nowhere this summer
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Four Basic Things Newcastle Must Do Better Next Season

Saturday, May 25th, 2013 · 11 Comments

We scored 45 goals last season and conceded 68 goals, the most we have ever conceded in the Premier League – ever.

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Captain Coloccini – makes a huge difference at the back
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French Star – It Was Complicated Coming Into A Different System

Saturday, May 25th, 2013 · 27 Comments

It must have been a harrowing experience in January for the five new French players who arrived and at the time we had just been beaten at home 2-1 by Reading, and we thought that was the low point of the season – we were wrong.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – things will be better next season
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Was Ashley Right To Keep Alan Pardew As Manager?

Friday, May 24th, 2013 · 223 Comments

I’ve been asked a number of times this week to put a poll up on what readers think of Alan Pardew staying on as the Newcastle manager.

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Alan Pardew – Newcastle manager
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Newcastle Interested In Top French International Midfielder

Friday, May 24th, 2013 · 16 Comments

The Newcastle Journal this morning reported that Newcastle were keeping tabs on PSG defensive midfielder Blaise Matuidi.

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Blaise Matuidi – Newcastle keeping tabs on player
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