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

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Sunderland Tipped To Beat Newcastle To Moussa Sissoko

Saturday, January 12th, 2013 · 21 Comments

It looks like Sunderland are close to signing a potential Newcastle target Moussa Sissoko, who has been made available by his club Toulouse at £3.5M.

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Moussa Sissoko – Sunderland to land player next week?
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Newcastle Move Closer To Signing Top Young Defender

Friday, January 11th, 2013 · 488 Comments

talkSPORT is reporting today that talks are ongoing between Newcastle United  and West Ham, about the possible transfer of 23 year-old England U21 International James Tomkins to the Magpies.

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James Tomkins – capped 10 times for the England U21 side
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Adam Campbell Sent Back To The U21 Squad

Friday, January 11th, 2013 · 588 Comments

We had hoped that Adam Campbell would be given a chance in the first team before the end of the season, but that’s unlikely to happen anytime soon, as Adam has been sent back to the U21 Development squad, so he can get some games under his belt.

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Adam Campbell – sent back to get some games in Development squad
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Mike Ashley Sanctions Transfer Funds For 10 New Players

Friday, January 11th, 2013 · 39 Comments

It’s obvious that because of the poor showing of our youngsters and fringe payers this season,  Newcastle will have a clear-out of  some players in the summer, and we could see some lads like Mehdi Abeid and Romain Amalfitano leave, if clubs come in for them.

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Mehdi Abeid – in danger of being shipped out in the summer
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Alan Pardew – Newcastle Will Not Be Outbid For Transfer Targets

Friday, January 11th, 2013 · 51 Comments

We’ve seen Newcastle lose out in the transfer market more than once because we have been unwilling to pay the fee requested by the selling club, but in his news conference yesterday Alan Pardew said Newcastle would not be outbid on the fee, or the wages in January  for their top targets.

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Alan Pardew – we will not be outbid in transfer market
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