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

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More Bad News – Another Player Out For Four Weeks

Monday, December 31st, 2012 · 30 Comments

Well things are going from bad to worse at Newcastle, with the news just announced that Danny Simpson broke a toe during the first half of the Arsenal game, and will now be out for up to four weeks.

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Danny Simpson – out four weeks with broken toe
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Newcastle’s Confidence Has Taken A Big Hit

Monday, December 31st, 2012 · 216 Comments

One of things we learned during our relegation season four years ago is that once the confidence of payers goes – because of the continual poor results – it becomes very difficult to get your players playing anywhere near their best form.

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Alan Pardew – must inspire the players
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Things Will Soon Be Looking Up On Tyneside

Monday, December 31st, 2012 · 30 Comments

Newcastle have a massive game on Wednesday night, and it’s just a pity and a huge distraction that we have all the shenanigans going over Demba Ba potentially leaving the club, if a bigger club comes in and pay the huge wage he is looking for.

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Alan Pardew – desperate for a win
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Alan Pardew On Demba Ba Farce – What Will Be Will Be

Monday, December 31st, 2012 · 31 Comments

The new circus that sees Demba Ba’s agents courting other clubs has already begun, and one set of talks – the widely reported talks held last night with Chelsea – have already broken down – but we are likely to get this stuff going on through the end of January, or until some club comes along and pays the striker’s ridiculous wage demands, and he walks away from Newcastle.

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Alan Pardew – helpless in the Ba situation
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Demba Ba Potential Move To Chelsea Breaks Down

Monday, December 31st, 2012 · 47 Comments

It’s something we had been hoping for if we are to be brutally honest – and there may be a light at the end of the tunnel for Newcastle as far as Demba Ba is concerned – as news is coming through that the talks with Chelsea have been broken off – and the reason is the talks were unproductive – but now other clubs are likely to move in – including Arsenal and Liverpool.

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Demba Ba – talks break down with Chelsea
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