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

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Newcastle Owner To Buy 10% Stake In Glasgow Rangers

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 · 41 Comments

The Herald in Scotland is reporting that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is in advanced talks with Rangers CEO Charles Green,  to buy a 10% stake in the famous Scottish club, and to form a joint venture to sell their replica shirts through the Sports Direct stores.

Mike Ashley – 10% stake in Rangers plus a shirt deal
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Ben Arfa – I Feel Good – It’s Nice To Be Back

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 · 30 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa started the second half last night at Hartlepool,  and he almost scored a goal within minutes of starting his pre-season at Newcastle.

Ben Arfa – in action last night at Hartlepool
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Reports Newcastle Will Sign Vurnon Anita By Friday

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 · 31 Comments

There were reports in Holland on Tuesday evening,  that Newcastle are close to completing the deal for Ajax’ Dutch International midfielder come full-back  Vurnon Anita.

Vurnon Anita – signing for Newcastle by Friday?
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Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player At Hartlepool?

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 · 183 Comments

Let us know who you think Newcastle’s best player at Hartlepool United was tonight in the Magpies 5-1 win.

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Hartlepool 1 Newcastle 5 – Magpies Hit The Goals Trail

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 · 16 Comments

Newcastle were just too good tonight for Hartlepool United and scored two goals, through Shola Ameobi and Sylvain Marveaux, after only three minutes had passed, and a third after 12 minutes, through a penalty, which was  well taken by Marveaux for his second goal of the night.
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