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

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This Player Could Become Very Important To Newcastle

Monday, September 10th, 2012 · 138 Comments

One player at Newcastle who may be thrust into the action at Everton next Monday night is 6’4″ center-back Mike Williamson, since it seems very unlikely that Newcastle captain Fab Coloccini will make that game, after being injured in South America while training with the Argentine squad.

Mike Williamson – in action at St. James’ Park against Atromitos
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→ 138 CommentsTags: Europa League · European Competition · Mike Williamson · Newcastle News · Premier League

Some Good News On Newcastle’s Injury Front

Monday, September 10th, 2012 · 135 Comments

It’s been easy for us all to get enmeshed in Newcastle’s injuries this season with Ryan Taylor, Danny Simpson, Cheick Tiote, Fab Coloccini and now Tim Krul all injured in the first three weeks of the season.

We need Shola Ameobi back banging in the goals
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→ 135 CommentsTags: Adam Campbell · Cheick Tiote · Injuries · James Perch · Newcastle News · Sammy Ameobi · Shola Ameobi

African Cup Of Nations Qualification – So Far So Good

Monday, September 10th, 2012 · 47 Comments

The Ivory Coast came back from being 2-1 down on Saturday against Senegal, and scored three good goals in the last 25 minutes in Abidjan, and two of those in the last 10 minutes to come out 4-2 winners.

Les Ferdinand – Ivory Coast win would be much better for Newcastle
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→ 47 CommentsTags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Coloccini Returning Home – Could Be Out Four Weeks

Monday, September 10th, 2012 · 14 Comments

We should hear some time today just how bad Tim Krul’s elbow injury is, and news today that captain Fabricio Coloccini will be flying home from South America and that he will then be assessed by the Newcastle medics.

Coloccini in training early last week at Argentina camp
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Bad Luck Could Decimate Newcastle’s Squad

Monday, September 10th, 2012 · 14 Comments

We don’t want to over play it, but with the season not yet a month old, Newcastle have already suffered injuries to Ryan Taylor, Cheick Tiote, Danny Simpson, Fabricio Coloccini and now Tim Krul, and add to that the fact that players like the Ameobi brothers and Shane Ferguson have yet to be available for first team selection, and our squad looks a little thin – still.

Tim Krul – injured elbow over the weekend
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→ 14 CommentsTags: Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Shane Ferguson · Steve Harper · Tim Krul