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

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Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player Against Reading?

Saturday, September 29th, 2012 · 43 Comments

Let us know who you think Newcastle best player was against Reading this afternoon in the 2-2 draw at the Madejski Stadium.
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Newcastle Ride Their Luck To Get 2-2 Draw At Reading

Saturday, September 29th, 2012 · 24 Comments

Newcastle came from behind twice this afternoon in the second half to register a 2-2 draw at the Madejski Stadium with Reading, and it was Demba Ba with a brace for Newcastle to make it six goals for Newcastle so far this season, but his second goal was controversial, as he seemed to handle the ball.
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Bigirimana Starts – Preferred To Anita In Midfield

Saturday, September 29th, 2012 · 361 Comments

18 year-old Gael Bigirimana has been handed his first Premier League start this afternoon at Reading, and he is preferred to Vurnon Anita in central midfield, with Vurnon on the bench. We expect Gael to be given the role of attacking midfielder alongside Cheick Tiote.
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Newcastle To Concentrate On Strengthening Defense In January

Saturday, September 29th, 2012 · 78 Comments

Even with the new eight year deal in place for Alan Pardew and the coaches at Newcastle, there will be absolutely no change in the way the club is run, so don’t expect too much money to be available in the transfer market for big signings.

Mathieu Debuchy – a target in January?
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10 Managers In 12 Years A Thing Of The Past At Newcastle

Saturday, September 29th, 2012 · 18 Comments

Alan Pardew is still recovering from the shock of being handed an eight year deal on Thursday, for both him and his coaching staff, but one reason Alan has done so well at Newcastle in a fairly short time, is that he has bought right into Mike Ashley’s plan for how to make Newcastle great again.

Alan Pardew – long term Newcastle manager
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One Of Newcastle’s Top Youngsters Struggling To Make It

Saturday, September 29th, 2012 · 50 Comments

It’s always very difficult to know which youngsters are going to make it at Newcastle,  and some who we thought would be almost certainties to become first team players at Newcastle – like Tamas Kadar as one example – just didn’t make it,  and the Hungarian International left Newcastle in the summer, when his contract ran out.

Mehdi Abeid – after scoring against Fenerbehce in pre-season
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