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

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Forget Europa League – We Need To Stay In Premier League

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 · 13 Comments

We were all delighted when Newcastle finished 5th in the league table last May, and we very nearly got a European Champions league position, and so things were really  upbeat over the summer, even though we failed to fortify the squad by bringing in enough players.

Alex McLeish – won League Cup but got Birmingham relegated
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→ 13 CommentsTags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League

Injury Blow To Newcastle – Steven Taylor Out Until Next Year

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 · 22 Comments

It’s worse than we had first thought, but the initial prognosis on Steven Taylor is that he will be out until next year, and of course that’s 9 games Newcastle have to play through the busy holiday period through January 2nd, and like Yohan Cabaye, that’s at least the number of games Steven Taylor will now miss for Newcastle.

Steven Taylor – out for the rest of the year
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David Santon To Leave Newcastle In January?

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 · 27 Comments

There is a report on the Italian web-site Calcio Mercato, that Roma manager Zdenek Zeman is preparing a £6.5M bid for Newcastle’s top Italian International full-back Davide Santon in January.

Davide Santon – Roma interested again
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Newcastle In For Serbian International Forward?

Monday, November 26th, 2012 · 30 Comments

Serbian International forward Miralem Sulejmani wants to leave Ajax in January, and there are reports that both Newcastle United and West Ham are interested in the player, who can play striker or out on the wing.

Miralem Sulejmani – five year contrast runs out next summer
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Newcastle French Target Available For £10M In January

Monday, November 26th, 2012 · 20 Comments

We have to hope that Mike Ashley will open his check book in January, and bring in as many as three or four new players, so that Newcastle can have a chance of rescuing our season, and the last thing we want to do is not to be in the Premier League next season – that would be an unmitigated disaster for the club.

Loic Remy – Marseilles 25 year-old striker
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