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

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Good News On Injury Front For Newcastle

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 · 48 Comments

With our tough run-in to the Premier League and the Europa League, we need many of our top players fit, and there was some good news on Yohan Cabaye today,  although over the weekend Alan Pardew had said the French midfielder had half a chance to play against Wigan on Sunday, but unfortunately he didn’t make the squad.

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Yohan Cabaye – trains tomorrow with French squad
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→ 48 CommentsTags: Fabricio Coloccini · Injuries · Massadio Haidara · Mathieu Debuchy · Newcastle News · Tim Krul · Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle Target Three “Purples” This Summer

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 · 128 Comments

The Newcastle Journal is reporting today that they have inside information that the Magpies will try to bring in three purples in the summer – immediate first team players – as Mike Ashley’s ambitions for Newcastle seem to be increasing.


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – striker target this summer
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→ 128 CommentsTags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Steven Taylor Called Up By England

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 · 31 Comments

Breaking news that Newcastle United center-back Steven Taylor has been called into the England squad for Friday’s World Cup qualifier against San Marino, after Chelsea’s Gary Cahill was ruled out of the match.

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Steven Taylor called up by England
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→ 31 CommentsTags: England News · International News · Newcastle News

Halsey Receives Death Threats – Considers Retiring

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 · 42 Comments

It seems that 51 year-old Mark Halsey is now considering retiring, after he has received threats after his performance in the Wigan vs Newcastle game when he failed to give McManaman even a yellow card or award a foul, for his horror tackle on Haidara, and then he allowed Wigan’s winning goal after 90 minutes, even though there was a clear hand ball before the goal.

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Mark Halsey when he was fighting cancer in 2010
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→ 42 CommentsTags: Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Pardew – This Lad Does Great Things We Take For Granted

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 · 17 Comments

It’s strange how things unfold sometimes, but before Sunday’s game we thought that Massadio Haidara would give Davide Santon a run for his money for the left-back spot, but now unfortunately our French 20 year-old is crocked, and he may not play again this season.

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Davide Santon accosted by Sissoko after his first goal for Newcastle
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→ 17 CommentsTags: Davide Santon · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News · Poll