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

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Harper Not Offered New Contract – It’s Been A Privilege

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 · 24 Comments

It’s not really surprising that Steve Harper’s career at Newcastle will end in the summer, when his current contract runs out, after 20 years at Newcastle since Kevin Keegan signed him from Seaham Red Star back in 1993.

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Steve Harper – will leave Newcastle in the summer
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Santon – I Live Like A King In Newcastle

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 · 24 Comments

Davide Santon seems to have picked up a thigh injury at the Italian U21 training camp, and we’re expecting more news today on just how bad the injury may be.

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Davide Santon scoring his first goal for Newcastle on Sunday
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This Lad Plays With Passion And Heart – Pardew

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 · 12 Comments

Alan Pardew has come out today and talked in lyrical terms about his full-back and the way he plays the game with passion and heart – something that could help England in their World Cup pursuits.

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Steven Taylor – Newcastle United defender
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Haidara – That Tackle Could Have Ended My Career

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 · 38 Comments

Massadio Haidara has talked again about his injury, or more accurately about the disgraceful tackle that Wigan’s McManaman was allowed to get away with,  as the FA once again have skirted their duties and done absolutely nothing about it – which is simply a disgrace.

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Massadio Haidara in action on his debut against Metalist Kharkiv
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More Information On Haidara Injury – Good News

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 · 46 Comments

There is some additional information being reported on Massadio Haidara’s injury, following the McManaman horror tackle on Sunday, and it’s generally good news.

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Haidara being stretchered off on Sunday
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