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

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We’re All Looking Out For Massadio

Monday, March 25th, 2013 · 4 Comments

James Perch has been interviewed in the local papers today – and he says the players at Newcastle are looking out for Massadio Haidara, as he recovers from the severe bruising he picked up at Wigan after that ridiculous McMamaman tackle, that went completely unpunished.

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Massadio Haidara – could be playing in early April – next week?
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Krul And Coliccini Back Soon – Good News On Injury Front

Monday, March 25th, 2013 · 13 Comments

Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul and captain Fabricio Coloccini have been recovering well from their injuries, and although they will not be ready for the game at Manchester City on Saturday, both of them could be fit for the second Europa League tie at Benfica two weeks on Thursday.

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Tim Krul – back soon
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→ 13 CommentsTags: Fabricio Coloccini · Injuries · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Ryan Taylor · Tim Krul

Newcastle Have Work To Do To Avoid Relegation

Monday, March 25th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Cheick Tiote will be traveling back to Tyneside this week, after he played the full game for the Ivory Coast in their 3-0 win against Gambia on Saturday in World Cup qualifying, with goals from Wilfried Bony, Yaya Toure and Salomon Kalou.

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Cheick Tiote – we still have work to do
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Newcastle Linked With Top Young Lyon Defender

Monday, March 25th, 2013 · 26 Comments

News in the Daily Mail today that the Newcastle scouting is picking up for the summer transfer market, and Chief Scout Graham Carr has checked on one of Lyon’s best young players.

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Samuel Umtiti – 19 year-old Lyon defender
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Steven Taylor Backs Under Pressure Referee

Sunday, March 24th, 2013 · 17 Comments

51-year-old referee Mark Halsey has already overcome cancer to get back into ­refereeing in the Premier League, and although he missed that terrible tackle from McManaman on Massadio Haidara at Wigan a week ago, in his report he told the FA that if he had seen it,  he would have given a straight red card to the Wigan player.

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Steven Taylor – hopes Halsey doesn’t retire
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