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

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This Player Confident Magpies Can Get Good Run Going

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 · 103 Comments

It’s always dangerous when you label a game as a must-win match, and we remember we did that a lot in the relegation season a few years back, and we didn’t win many of those games. But Alan Pardew is probably right to say Saturday’s home game against QPR is a must win game because if we draw, it’s just one point but hardly enough to take us away from the bottom three, and a defeat would be terrible – in fact it’s simply unimaginable.

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Tim Krul – hoping for a good run of form
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West Ham To Ditch Carroll – Are Newcastle Interested?

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 · 48 Comments

News today that loan player Andy Carroll may be sent back to Liverpool by West Ham, as the London club think his massive £80K/week wages could be better spent on other players to strengthen their squad for the rest of the season.

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Andy Carroll – coming home?
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Newcastle’s Europa League Draw Today – Who Cares?

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 · 19 Comments

The draw for the next two rounds of the Europa League will take place in the Swiss town of Nyon this afternoon, and Newcastle will find out who our opponents will be in the round of the last 32 of the competition, and then if we win that, which two teams we could meet in the round of the last 16.

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Newcastle Argentine International Target Allowed To Leave

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 · 15 Comments

Anderlecht’s Lucas Biglia may be a Newcastle target, but we’ve never covered the news that the Magpies have been interested in the Argentine defensive midfielder. That’s not to say Newcastle are not interested in the 26 year-old 7 times capped Argentine international, who has also been drawing interest from Arsenal and Norwich City.

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Lucas Biglia – Anderlecht’s Argentine defensive midfielder
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Newcastle Reported To Be Tracking Dutch Forward

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 · 23 Comments

News in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle may be after another Dutchman at Ajax, and this time it’s 20 year-old Dutch Under 21 international Jody Lukoki, who has been at Ajax since 2003, and he plays as a winger.

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Jody Lukoki – 20 year-old Ajax winger
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