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

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Four Days In January That Have Transformed Newcastle

Monday, February 4th, 2013 · 231 Comments

In four days of last month – Tuesday, January 22nd though Friday, January 25th – could be four days Newcastle fans will want to remember, because that’s when Newcastle amazingly brought in four top Frenchmen – Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Yoan Gouffran, Massadio Haidara and Moussa Sissoko – and already the middle two of those four French players are giving Newcastle a new look – a great new look.

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Moussa Sissoko – maybe the pick of the bunch in January?
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Gouffran – The Manager Told Me To Come Out Fighting

Monday, February 4th, 2013 · 165 Comments

Yoan Gouffran is an experienced player, you can can tell that from the way he has immediately fitted into the Newcastle side and provides Newcastle with a lot more movement up front, and he has some speed too – as he showed when he set up Newcastle’s equalizer in the 68th minute, after he outrun the Chelsea defense, and his shot was only parried by goalkeeper Cech, and a certain Mr. Sissoko followed up and put the ball into the back of the net and it was 2-2.

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Yoan Gouffran – in action on Saturday
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Pardew – Our French Players Are Simply Top Drawer

Monday, February 4th, 2013 · 37 Comments

The new lads we’ve brought into the club  last month are good players – there’s no doubt about that – but one of the things that has been a really pleasant surprise is their immediate dedication to Newcastle, and the fact that all the new French lads seems to have stellar characters.

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Yohan Cabaye – don’t forget this lad had a blinder on Saturday too
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In My Wildest Dreams I Couldn’t Have Imagined That – Sissoko

Monday, February 4th, 2013 · 26 Comments

There’s no doubt that Moussa Sissoko is the new hero on Tyneside – and after giving a lot of interviews after the fantastic 3-2 win against European Champions Chelsea at St. James’ Park on Saturday, Moussa has been interviewed again today in the local papers.

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Pandemonium after Newcastle winning goal at the death on Saturday
Moussa Sissoko’s there – the hero of Newcastle – what a game – what a win!
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Pardew – Chelsea Game My Best Ever – We Must Keep Winning

Monday, February 4th, 2013 · 21 Comments

The 3-2 win against Chelsea on Saturday and the way we achieved it has Newcastle fans around the world exhilarated with the tremendous football Newcastle have served up in the last couple of games with the new French players having arrived last month, and don’t forget we though the first half at Aston Villa, when we 2-0 up at the half, was the best Newcastle have played all season.

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Alan Pardew reminding referee of the time on Saturday
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