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

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Yanga-Mbiwa Starts In Very Strong Newcastle Side

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 · 440 Comments

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa will make his full debut at right back for Newcastle United in tonight’s Europa League game against Metalist Kharkiv of the Ukraine at St. James’ Park.

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Newcastle vs Metalist Kharkiv – Match Preview

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 · 153 Comments

Metalist Kharkiv

The game tonight against Metalist Kharkiv is the round of the last 32 in the Europa League – so if we can get through this tie and win the next two game tie, then  we’ll make it through to the quarter finals stage – and that would be good.
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What’s This – Love Gets In The Way Of Watching Newcastle?

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 · 56 Comments

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew thinks that the fact today is Valentine’s Day may mean the crowd will be smaller than usual – but he has encouraged the fans to bring the wife or girlfriend tonight – or the missus – is what he actually said.


Whoops – it’s Valentine’s Day today
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Cheick Tiote Speaks Out – Kind Of

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 · 11 Comments

The Evening Chronicle has published an interview with Cheick Tiote this morning, where Cheick says tonight’s game in the Europa league is the most important game of the season for Newcastle – but there’s not a mention of his arrest yesterday by Northumbria Police on fraud charges – that seems a little weird.

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Cheick Tiote – in action for Newcastle
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Our New French Players Have Been Great For Us – Krul

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 · 17 Comments

One of the things we’ve noticed about the Frenchmen that have been arriving at Newcastle over the last two or three years, is that not only that they are simply excellent technical players – but they are also first class professionals.

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Yoan Gouffran scoring Saturday – he’s been a revelation for the Magpies
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