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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 To Cancel Coloccini’s Contract Tomorrow?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 · 406 Comments

There is news coming through from the Argentine media,  that Newcastle are to cancel Fabricio Coloccini’s contract tomorrow.

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Fab Coloccini – will Newcastle cancel Argentine’s contract – surely not!
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When Will The FA Come Down Hard On Joey Barton?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 · 80 Comments

We read with astonishment the tirade of Joey Barton last night  on that Twitter account of his when Didi Hamann – the former Newcastle central midfielder Kenny Dalglish signed in 1998 – tried to have a logical discussion with Joey.

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Didi Hamann while at Newcastle
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The Nasty Nasty World Of Football Transfers

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 · 76 Comments

We were extremely disappointed and depressed to see Loic Remy agree to join QPR yesterday for about twice the wages Newcastle offered the French International, but if a player wants to join a small club like QPR just for the money, and play in front of 18,000 fans or less in their home games, there’s really precious little any club can do about it.

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Alan Pardew – must be frustrated at missing out on Remy
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Why Waste £4M On Goalkeeper Jack Butland?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 · 744 Comments

News today that Newcastle are eyeing a move for Birmingham City goalkeeper Jack Butland, who at 19 is one England’s most promising goalkeepers, and of course he represented Great Britain in the London Olympics last summer.

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Jack Butland – a Newcastle target in January
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Time Is Of The Essence At Newcastle – We Need Players

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 · 76 Comments

The powers that be at Newcastle United could well be meeting in Newcastle today and assessing where the club is in this transfer window, and the bottom line is that so far we have brought Mathieu Debuchy into the club, an excellent signing, and we have lost Demba Ba to Chelsea, and the fees almost offset each other.

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Alan Pardew – wonder what he said when he heard about the Remy U turn?
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