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

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Mike Ashley Not Exerting Any Undue Pressure On Pardew

Friday, December 14th, 2012 · 25 Comments

One of the things that then Chairman Chris Mort said after Mike Ashley had bought the club just over five years ago was that Newcastle needed stability and there was too many changes in management for that to happen.

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Mike Ashley – wants stability at Newcastle
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Eight Year Deals And A Terrible Newcastle Slump

Friday, December 14th, 2012 · 9 Comments

When a manager and his coaches get a massive eight year deal handed to them and the security that comes with that – and then the team shortly after that goes into a massive slump – like losing five of their last six league games, the idea of complacency will rear its ugly head.

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The Newcastle coaches have just secured eight year deals
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Oh No – Ben Arfa A Major Doubt For Saturday

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 · 136 Comments

Alan Pardew revealed some worrying news today that Hatem Ben Arfa’s hamstring is still causing him some problems, and he is now doubtful for Saturday’s game at home to Manchester City, and the visitors are overwhelming favorites to win the game.

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Ben Arfa – after scoring superb goal at Fulham
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Reports That Moussa Sissoko To Join Newcastle In January

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 · 25 Comments

As we said earlier this morning we need some good news these days, after Newcastle have gone into a terrible slump of results in the Premier League.  And it seems like French newspaper L’Equipe is trying to oblige Newcastle fans (that’s so nice of them), because they are reporting today that Moussa Sissoko is on his way to Newcastle in January, and we wouldn’t be too surprised if that turns out to be the case.

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Moussa Sissoko – please can I join Newcastle
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Newcastle Winger In Part Exchange For Loic Remy?

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 · 237 Comments

We wonder if Newcastle will let any of our current crop of players leave in the January transfer window, and one reason for that is that we could use the money to bring new players through the door next month.

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Loic Remy – Marveaux used as bait?
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