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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 Newcastle Teenager Could Start Tonight

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 · 6 Comments

19 year-old Gael Bigirimana joined the club from Coventry City in the summer for around £1M, and he has so far been a success on Tyneside for one so young, and he has already made 12 appearances for the Newcastle first team, and should make a lot more appearances before the season is over next May.

Gael Bigirimana – could start tonight against Maritimo
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Newcastle Have Three Top Players Returning Tonight

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 · 41 Comments

Newcastle will welcome back Fabricio Coloccini, Papiss Cisse and Jonas Gutierrez for the game tonight against Maritimo, in Group D of the Europa League, and a win can see us qualify for the knock-out rounds of that competition.

Fabricio Coloccini – will lead the side out tonight
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Why Can Newcastle Not Match Top Clubs Financially?

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 · 32 Comments

Alan Pardew has talked about how Newcastle cannot match the top clubs on a financial basis, but surely with the financial books now being balanced, and extra revenues flowing in from Wonga from the shirt deal, and crowds at St. James’ Park being around 50,000 again, we should be starting to see money coming into the club that we didn’t have before.

Derek LLambias – MD has agreed best deal ever with Wonga
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Newcastle Unlikely To Stay In Europe Next Season

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 · 18 Comments

Alan Pardew is getting to grips with the fact that Newcastle are struggling in the Premier League in a season where we are doing quite well in the Europa league, currently lying top of Group D, and a win tonight at home to Maritimo can see us qualify for the knockout rounds of the competition.

Alan Pardew
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Newcastle Boss Lashes Out At Chelsea Owner

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 · 174 Comments

We must say it was a complete shock when we read this morning that Roberto di Matteo had been sacked as the Chelsea manager, just a short six months after he had led Chelsea to the European Champions League trophy – for the first time in Chelsea’s history.

Roman Abramovich – sacked eight managers so far in his nine year tenure
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