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

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Why Ashley £20M Investment In January Would Be Good Deal

Friday, November 30th, 2012 · 137 Comments

Newcastle owner should be willing to pay out quite a bit of cash in the January transfer window – in order to ensure we are in the Premier League next season, and when you look at the new numbers for what Premier League teams will receive from the new TV deal – we could lose a staggering amount if we are relegated this season.

Ashley – should I pay out £20M to ensure we could get £92M next season?
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Good News – Three Players Close To Full Fitness

Friday, November 30th, 2012 · 21 Comments

Alan Pardew was delighted with the play of his team at Stoke on Wednesday night when we were narrowly beaten – although Alan didn’t look too good at the end of that game – in fact he looked like death warmed up.

Alan Pardew – not looking good at end of Stoke game
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→ 21 CommentsTags: Gabriel Obertan · Hatem Ben Arfa · Injuries · Newcastle News · Shola Ameobi

Don’t Play Ben Arfa At Bordeaux – Please

Friday, November 30th, 2012 · 13 Comments

It looks like Ben Arfa is about a week away from being fit again – and he could even be ready for the game at Bordeaux next Thursday night, but let’s not play him in that meaningless game – and let’s not forget he was injured against CS Maritimo in Europe, and it was a risk the Newcastle manager took with the Frenchman – and it didn’t pay off.

Ben Arfa – should be kept for Premier League
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Newcastle Injury Crisis Improving Slowly

Friday, November 30th, 2012 · 7 Comments

James Perch picked up his 5th yellow card in the first half at Stoke and therefore will miss the game at home to Wigan Athletic On Monday night, and the news on Newcastle’s other injury doubts is not great – but things are improving – slowly.

Alan Pardew – Shola and Gabby almost fit
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Up And Coming Newcastle Midfielder – We Must Keep The Faith

Friday, November 30th, 2012 · 16 Comments

Vurnon Anita is starting to look like the player Newcastle thought they had signed last summer, and he had another good performance for Newcastle in the unlucky 2-1 defeat at Stoke on Wednesday night, after we were 1-0 up with just 9 minutes to play.

Vurnon Anita – improving fast at Newcastle
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