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

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Everyone Given A Lift At Newcastle – Including Youngsters

Sunday, February 17th, 2013 · 99 Comments

Newcastle’s squad has been too small for a while now,  and certainly ever since we returned to the Premier League back in May of 2010, but with the five French players brought in last month,  it seems to have given a big lift to the players – and we’ll not even mention the fans.

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Jonas Gutierrez – squad strengthened a lot
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Newcastle Almost Didn’t Get Gouffran Last Month

Sunday, February 17th, 2013 · 21 Comments

It turns out that luck was on Newcastle’s side last month for a change – when we went after Bordeaux forward Yoan Gouffran.

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Yoan Gouffran scoring first goal at Tottenham last weekend
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Are Newcastle Still Interested In This Brazilian?

Sunday, February 17th, 2013 · 10 Comments

FC Twente central defender Douglas becomes a free agent in June, when the six years he’s been at FC Twente comes to an end, and we wonder if Newcastle are still interested in this center-back?

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Douglas – free agent this summer
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Andy Carroll’s Future Depends On Sam Allardyce

Sunday, February 17th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Sam Allardyce’s long-term future at West Ham is uncertain after his two year contract runs out this summer – and normally you would expect a manager to get a contract extension after big Sam got West Ham promoted at the first attempt last season  and he could keep the Hammers in the Premier League this season – although they are only 3 points above Newcastle in the league table and still have to fight against a possible relegation.

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Andy Carroll – is this lad worth £17M?
Was he worth £35M?
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Chelsea Defeat At Newcastle Caused Terry – Benitez Bust Up

Sunday, February 17th, 2013 · 7 Comments

The Sun is reporting today that after Chelsea lost 3-2 at Newcastle with a last minute goal scored by Moussa Sissoko, the Chelsea skipper John Terry and manager Rafa Benitez has a fiery dressing room exchange.

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Rafa Benitez and John Terry
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