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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 Launch £10M Double Bid For Dutch Internationals

Monday, August 6th, 2012 · 99 Comments

There is news in the Daily Mirror today that Newcastle have lodged a double bid to take both Vurnon Anita and Gregory van der Wiel from Ajax to Newcastle United, in a bold £10M double bid.

Vurnon Anita – Newcastle go in with double bid
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Sam Allardyce – Andy Carroll Not Coming To West Ham

Monday, August 6th, 2012 · 14 Comments

In The People yesterday West Ham manager Sam Allardyce, the former Newcastle boss, has said he has ruled out the possibility of signing Andy Carroll on loan for next season.

Andy Carroll – not going to West Ham on loan
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Newcastle’s Ben Arfa Has Talent You Can Only Dream Of

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 · 475 Comments

Alan Pardew is talking today about his mercurial winger Hatem Ben Arfa, and the Newcastle manager is challenging the French International to be more consistent in the coming season.

Ben Arfa gives thumbs up at the French Training camp in June
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Cardiff Manager – Newcastle A Smashing Game For Us

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 · 32 Comments

When Newcastle play Cardiff City next Saturday afternoon in their final pre-season game, they will find Cardiff in unfamiliar red strips – and we suppose they’ll not have the nickname The Bluebirds any more?

Malky Mackay – Cardiff City manager
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No Goals From Set Plays A Concern For Newcastle Manager

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 · 14 Comments

Alan Pardew had talked at the end of last season  that one area that Newcastle had to improve on for this coming season was set-plays, and one thing he was going to  do was bring in a center-back who could help get us some goals from the set-plays.

Steven Taylor got a good run-out last night
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