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

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Newcastle Squad – Quality Great – Quantity Not So Great

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 · 161 Comments

When all the dust settled after midnight last night, the facts were that Newcastle United had brought in two seemingly good players in 22 year-old Spanish striker Xisco, and a loan signing from Valencia – 26 year-old Inglacio Gonzalez, a Uruguayan on a one year loan deal.

Kevin Keegan - good news bad news – quality great – quantity not great

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Barton – I Owe The Newcastle Club And Fans So Much

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 · 160 Comments

There had been a lot of speculation in sports betting circles, and even some facts mixed in, that a Premier League rival, thought to be Aston Villa or Portsmouth, or both, were interested yesterday in signing the skillful former Manchester City midfielder.

Joey Barton - I owe the Newcastle club and fans so much

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Ignacio “Nacho” Gonzalez Signing Confirmed

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 · 55 Comments

After the close of the summer transfer deadline lat night, Newcastle United announced formally they had completed a season-long loan deal to bring 26 year-old Uruguayan international Ignacio “Nacho” Gonzalez to St. James’ Park. As we reported earlier today.

Ignacio Gonzalez – here on a one year loan deal

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Newcastle Confirm Xisco 5 Year Deal

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 · 81 Comments

The official Newcastle United web site confirmed 15 minutes past the midnight deadline this morning, that they have indeed completed the signing of exciting Spanish Under-21 striker Francisco “Xisco” Jimenez Tejada.

22 year-old Xisco – signed 5 year deal with Magpies

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Toon Transfer Talk Tonight – Right Here

Monday, September 1st, 2008 · 1,243 Comments

You can use this article to discuss all the comings and goings (comings hopefully) through until midnight,

Cannot believe Joey Barton may be sold tonight too.

Site is holding up quite well but it’s a bit slow – but at least it’s not crashing.

Howay The Lads!

Update - I took my wife out to celebrate her birthday this afternoon (USA time) – she has just arrived back from 3 weeks vacation in sunny Newcastle.

When I got back this afternoon there were 100 comments stacked up for moderation – and many many complaints – released all the comments – I’m now here till the transfer window ends – sorry about that.

Don’t be surprised if, like last year, we announce some players after the close of the transfer window.

Where’s all our new players we’ve signed in the last two hours?

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Newcastle Bid £8M For Chelsea’s Florent Malouda

Monday, September 1st, 2008 · 174 Comments

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Newcastle United manager Kevin Keegan has made an £8M transfer bid for Chelsea’s French international winger, Florent Malouda.

Florent Malouda - Toon have bid £8M

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Smith’s Everton Move In Serious Doubt

Monday, September 1st, 2008 · 456 Comments

Alan Smith’s £3M move from Newcastle to Everton looks to be doubtful, because the player turned up at Newcastle’s Darsely Park training complex this morning.

Alan Smith - serious doubts about his Everton move
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Who Is Nile Ranger? – Plays For Reserves Tonight

Monday, September 1st, 2008 · 51 Comments

Newcastle United new 17 year-old striker Nile Ranger, will make his Reserve team debut tonight against North East rivals Sunderland at St. James’ Park.

Nile Ranger - 17 year old striker just signed by Newcastle

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