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

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Can Fringe Players Do The Job For Newcastle?

Saturday, November 24th, 2012 · 13 Comments

Newcastle’s last five results have been very disappointing since the lucky 2-1 win over West Brom, and in those games we drew at Liverpool which was a decent result – drew at Club Brugge after going two goals down, and then we had two home defeats against West Ham and Swansea, and the side could only manage a 1-1 draw against Maritimo on Thursday, who are bottom of Group D in the Europa league with only 3 points.

James Perch – could play some part tomorrow at Southampton
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These Three Players Could Give Newcastle A Big Lift Tomorrow

Saturday, November 24th, 2012 · 12 Comments

We watched Alan Pardew’s press conference yesterday, and we saw both Jonas Gutierrez and James Perch in full training at Benton, so it could be that both players could start for Newcastle tomorrow, and that could give big lift to the side, because of their experience. And Papiss Cisse looks to have shaken off his thigh problem, and there’s now said to be a good chance he will play tomorrow too.

Jonas Gutierrez – should play tomorrow
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Pardew Quite Happy To Get The Sack From Southampton

Saturday, November 24th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Nicola Cortese is a former Italian banker who was appointed Executive Chairman of Southampton Football Club, in August of 2009, and that was one month after Alan Pardew had been appointed manager.   Alan lasted a year under Nicola Cortese, but he was fired by the Southampton Chairman in August of 2010, after a difficult start in the league, and he of course joined Newcastle in early December of that same year, after Chris Hughton had been surprisingly fired by Mike Ashley.

Nicola Cortese – Southampton Chairman – sacked Pardew
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Reports On Spanish Striker Signing Not True

Saturday, November 24th, 2012 · 4 Comments

We had reported last Monday that Newcastle were said to be interested in Rodrigo Moreno Machado – known as Rodrigo – who is a 21 year-old striker born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and currently plays for Benfica.

Rodrigo – no interest from Newcastle – Alan Pardew
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Bad Boy Back – Good News On Newcastle Star

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 · 102 Comments

Newcastle have a very important game this Sunday at Southampton, and Alan Pardew has included 21 year-old Nile Ranger in the squad for the game, and with Shola Ameobi out injured it’s not really much of a surprise.

Nile Ranger – back in first team squad
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