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

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Mike Ashley Flies Into Newcastle To Meet New Signings

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 · 45 Comments

Derek Llambias has talked to the press this morning,  and said Newcastle are absolutely done in the transfer market this month – so we don’t know if that rules out the reported move for 17 year-old Swiss center back Kevin Mbabu, who will join the Development squad if he is signed today.

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Mike Ashley – owner jetted into Newcastle today
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Newcastle To Send Five Players Out On Loan

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 · 207 Comments

With the loan spell successes of 19 year-old Curtis Good at Bradford, 20 year-old Brad Inman at Crewe Alexandra and 21 year-old Conor Newton at St. Mirren, it’s hardly surprising that Newcastle have allowed 21 year-old Paul Dummett to return on loan to St. Mirren for the rest of the season, and we could see as many as five more players sent out on loan soon.

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Conor Newton in action for St. Mirren
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Newcastle Unity Best It’s Ever Been Under Alan Pardew

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 · 49 Comments

Steven Taylor returning to the side made a big difference on Tuesday night, as the 27 year-old local lad showed that he is willing to put his body (and anything else for that matter) on the line in the cause of Newcastle United.

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Steven Taylor – praised the new players’ dedication and guts
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Graham Carr Explains Newcastle’s Transfer Strategy

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 · 52 Comments

Newcastle have signed five Frenchmen this month so far – Massadio Haidara, Moussa Sissoko, Yoan Gouffran, Mathieu Debuchy and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – and the total cost of the players is around £18M – but it’s once again some great transfer business carried out by Newcastle.

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Graham Carr – Newcastle’s Chief Scout
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Pardew Wants To Use Sissoko’s Massive Energy And Power

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 · 48 Comments

The performance of Moussa Sissoko in the first 45 minutes as a Newcastle player on Tuesday night was something to behold, and he put in a great first half shift against Aston Villa before being replaced in the second half, after he was feeling the pace of the Premier League.

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Moussa Sissoko – in action at Villa Park
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