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

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Pardew Tentative On Ben Arfa – On Bench Today

Sunday, March 10th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Ben Arfa first suffered his hamstring injury against Maritimo last November, and he returned to action against Fuham in early December and made it worse, but he finally came back last Thursday night in Moscow, and we thought he gave a good account of himself, in his first game back after being out so long.

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Ben Arfa in action on Thursday night in Moscow
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It’s Tough On Rob Because Fans Love Tim Krul

Sunday, March 10th, 2013 · 11 Comments

First-choice goalkeeper Tim Krul continues to recover from the ankle injury he received late in the fantastic win against Metalist Kharkiv in the Ukraine,  and that has given back-up goalkeeper Rob Elliot a chance , and in the three games he’s played he’s done very well indeed.

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Rob Elliot – has played very well for Magpies
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League Safety And Reaching Quarter Finals – A Massive Week

Sunday, March 10th, 2013 · 6 Comments

It’s a massive week ahead for Newcastle United coming up, and it starts this afternoon with a game at home against Stoke City, and we need a win in that game to move up the table,  and make up for the unlucky loss at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea last week.

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Alan Pardew – sans beard
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Sissoko – Newcastle Support So Impressive – It Makes Me Happy

Sunday, March 10th, 2013 · 26 Comments

Moussa Sissoko has started every game since he arrived from Toulouse in January, and he has scored three goals and he already has shown what a massive player he can be for Newcastle.

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Moussa Sissoko – after scoring against Chelsea
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Newcastle Goalkeeper Rob Elliot Could Get Ireland Callup

Sunday, March 10th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Rob Elliot is having a run in the Newcastle side with number one goalkeeper Tim Krul being out injured and he has talked to the Mirror today and he says he has to pinch himself to believe what’s happening at the moment at Newcastle.

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Rob Elliot – playing well so far for Newcastle
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