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

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Battling Spirit Got Newcastle The Point At Reading

Sunday, September 30th, 2012 · 419 Comments

Newcastle’s battling performance yesterday after we went behind at Reading, was the reason we came away with a point from the Madejski Stadium, but in truth the performance was not acceptable, and we will have to improve a lot in the coming weeks, if we are to start climbing that Premier League table.

Steve Harper – saved Newcastle yesterday with two great saves
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Pardew Hardly Ever Sees Mike Ashley – And Likes It That Way

Sunday, September 30th, 2012 · 65 Comments

Mike Ashley is a hands off owner and allows people like Derek Llambias, who is running the club as the Chief Executive, and Alan Pardew, who is manager of everything on the playing side, to go ahead and do their jobs as the y see fit.

Alan Pardew – gets on well with Mike Ashley – when he sees him
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Some Positives To Take Out Of The Game Yesterday

Sunday, September 30th, 2012 · 20 Comments

There are a number of good things that Alan Pardew will be able to take out of the game yesterday, but there are also some things about Newcastle’s play, that will be worrying to the Newcastle manager.

James Perch saves Newcastle when his kicks ball clear from Pogrebnyak
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Reports Newcastle Striker Set To Leave Newcastle In January

Sunday, September 30th, 2012 · 37 Comments

We don’t know if these reports are true, and it’s easy to make this story up again, and after all it is a Sunday – but there are reports today that Newcastle will not match Demba Ba’s wage demands, and he could leave Newcastle United, as early as January.

Demba Ba – after scoring Newcastle’s first goal at Reading yesterday
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Demba Ba’s Accidental Hand Ball – What Can I Say?

Sunday, September 30th, 2012 · 12 Comments

Once you have watched the video of Demba Ba scoring Newcastle’s second goal yesterday about 20 times, you come away knowing that he put the ball in the net with his right hand, although it does look as though it’s accidental, and therefore technically it is not a foul – but try telling that to any Reading fan.

Demba Ba telling Newcastle fans it hit his hand – but it was accidental
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