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

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Newcastle Manager Upbeat On Youth Academy Investment

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 · 16 Comments

The news that Wonga will invest in the community and give at least £1.5M to the Newcastle Youth Academy was well received by manager Alan Pardew, and of course bringing youngsters through at the club is a very important part of the overall strategy at Newcastle United these days.

Shane Ferguson – has looked very good in last three games
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Three Top Players Likely To Be Fit For Sunderland Game

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 · 15 Comments

Alan Pardew seems simply delighted that the St. James’ Park signs are going back up, and in the local press yesterday, it was suggested the signs will be back up almost immediately, and we certainly hope that’s the case.

Alan Pardew – three top players have good chance to play at Sunderland
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Alan Pardew – Wonga Deal Is Great

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 · 38 Comments

Alan Pardew has come out today and said he thinks the four year deal that Newcastle announced with Wonga yesterday, which starts next season, is great for the club, and the new revenue should help him to bring in more  players to the club.

Alan Pardew, Derek Llambias, Wonga founder Errol Damelin and Shola Ameobi
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Almost 60% Of Newcastle Fans Approve Of Wonga Deal

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 · 29 Comments

In our poll so far,  59% of those who have voted approve of the new overall Wonga deal with Newcastle, which included renaming the stadium officially back to St. James’ Park, as well as having Wonga on the shirts starting next season.


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Wonga To Invest In Community And Newcastle Youth Academy

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 · 512 Comments

It seems to us that a lot of thinking went into the announcement of the Wonga sponsorship deal that was announced earlier today, and one of the surprises – a pleasant one – was that Wonga have bought the naming rights to the stadium and will rename it St. James’ Park – that sounds familiar.

What Demba Ba will look like in new Womba shirt
Assuming he’s still at Newcastle in August of course

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