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

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Update – It’s Good News On Nile Ranger

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 · 14 Comments

The Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has said young Nile Ranger still has a long way to go, and has a lot of making up to do at Newcastle with himself and the other players, but the news this morning is that he’s been turning up on time for training, which is unusual for the 21 year-old London lad, and so far so good on his return to training and playing football at Newcastle.

Nile Ranger – in action at the Stadium of Light earlier this week
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Pardew – Our Fans Are Upset And Restless

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 · 14 Comments

We know that Geordie John Carver keeps Alan Pardew updated on what the Newcastle fans are thinking, and Alan will have been left in no doubt this week by his Assistant Manager, that the Newcastle fans are not happy that we have lost two successive home games against a couple of mediocre sides in West Ham and Swansea.

Alan Pardew – we cannot lose three home games in a row
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This Newcastle Teenager Could Start Tonight

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 · 6 Comments

19 year-old Gael Bigirimana joined the club from Coventry City in the summer for around £1M, and he has so far been a success on Tyneside for one so young, and he has already made 12 appearances for the Newcastle first team, and should make a lot more appearances before the season is over next May.

Gael Bigirimana – could start tonight against Maritimo
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Newcastle Have Three Top Players Returning Tonight

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 · 41 Comments

Newcastle will welcome back Fabricio Coloccini, Papiss Cisse and Jonas Gutierrez for the game tonight against Maritimo, in Group D of the Europa League, and a win can see us qualify for the knock-out rounds of that competition.

Fabricio Coloccini – will lead the side out tonight
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Why Can Newcastle Not Match Top Clubs Financially?

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 · 32 Comments

Alan Pardew has talked about how Newcastle cannot match the top clubs on a financial basis, but surely with the financial books now being balanced, and extra revenues flowing in from Wonga from the shirt deal, and crowds at St. James’ Park being around 50,000 again, we should be starting to see money coming into the club that we didn’t have before.

Derek LLambias – MD has agreed best deal ever with Wonga
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