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

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Will It Be A Breakthrough Season For This Newcastle Youngster?

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 · 20 Comments

Haris Vuckic had been one of Newcastle’s top youngsters ever since he arrived in January of 2009 from Slovenien club NK Domzale, and even since he’s been on Tyneside, the 6’3″ midfielder has been linked with some top clubs,  including Manchester United.

Haris Vuckic – in action against Den Haag on Saturday
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Magpies Former Star – Debuchy Good Signing For Newcastle

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 · 33 Comments

ESPN analyst and former Newcastle winger Chris Waddle has been interviewed in the local press today, and he thinks if   Newcastle can finally get French International right-back Mathieu Debuchy through the door  before the end of the transfer window, he will turn out to be a good signing for Newcastle.

Mathieu Debuchy – playing for France earlier this year
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Demba Ba Philosophy – Enjoy Life, Enjoy Football – And Smile

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Demba Ba addressed the racists chants directed at him and a couple of other Newcastle players at Den Haag on Saturday by labeling them “stupid dudes who had to man up”, and that was certainly straight to the point, but Demba Ba, as we have found out over the last year  while he’s been on Tyneside, has very simple and very strong philosophies on both life and football.

Demba Ba – laid back, happy and willing to smile
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Difficult To Read The Tea Leaves On Newcastle’s Debuchy Deal

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 · 23 Comments

It’s really difficult to work out what the situation is at Lille, and whether the former French Champions are serious in their stand to keep their French International right-back Mathieu Debuchy at the club this summer.

Mathieu Debuchy – still coming to Newcastle?
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Ben Arfa Challenged To Make First Team At Newcastle

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 · 18 Comments

Newcastle fans may get to see their first glimpse of Hatem Ben Arfa tonight at Hartlepool, as the French International is due to play some part of the game at Victoria Park.

Ben Arfa – at Paris hearing last month
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