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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’s Tabloid Star Thanks Fans For Support

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 · 9 Comments

Danny Simpson played again for Newcastle last night, in what was his 123 rd appearance for the Magpies since joining the club on loan in the summer of 2009, following our relegation, and then signing on permanently for about £500K from Manchester United in January of 2010.

Danny Simpson – thanks fans
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Newcastle Have Massive 5 Games In Next 17 Days

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 · 19 Comments

It’s bad enough to lose Ben Arfa and Papiss Cisse last night against Maritimo, but it’s a time when the games come thick and fast,  and Newcastle have two games away from home at Southampton on Sunday and then at Stoke City next Wednesday night, and in total we have 5 games to play before December 10th – a time span of only 17 days.

Ben Arfa – out injured with hamstring problem
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What Euopean Competition Has Given Us This Season – Injuries

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 · 9 Comments

We were all very happy to get back into Europe again this season, after six seasons in the wilderness, but when you do not have the squad to cope with the extra games what happens?     The Europa League simply affects our Premier League form, because we simply cannot cope with the extra games, and what the European games have seemed to give us this season is nothing but injuries.

Papiss Cisse – out with a thigh injury after last night’s game
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Newcastle Forge New Agreement With SPL Club

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 · 26 Comments

There is news that Newcastle have made a formal agreement with Scottish Premier League club St.Mirren, to allow some of our best youngsters to go north of the border to get first team experience.

Paul Dummett – on loan at St. Mirren
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Three Additional Top Players Now Injured – Squad Decimated

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 · 17 Comments

If you thought Newcastle’s second half performance last night was pathetic – as we did – things are not going to get better anytime soon, because we now have Ben Arfa, Papiss Cisse and Shola Ameobi ruled out for the next few weeks of a very busy schedule for Newcastle.

Ben Arfa – has a hamstring injury
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