The Newcastle United Blog

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

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It’s Official – Ben Arfa Is A Fantastic Player For Us

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 · 163 Comments

The highlight of the season so far for Newcastle is the form of Hatem Ben Arfa, our French International midfielder, and if some of our other top players had shown the same form,  we could have had 9 points from our first three games rather than just four.

Ben Arfa – what a goal on Sunday – it warms the heart!
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Bigirimana Can Become A Newcastle Regular – And Soon Too

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 · 17 Comments

Gael Bigirimana had a very good game for Newcastle on Sunday in a very important position, as defensive midfielder, and Alan Pardew today had sang the praised of the former Coventry City player, and said Gael got better as the game went on.

Gael Bigirimana – excellent game on Sunday
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Financial Fair Play Rules – Newcastle And Football’s Only Hope

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 · 31 Comments

According to manager Alan Pardew, Mike Ashley’s vision for Newcastle to become a big club again,  is to qualify for the Champions League, but just how soon we can do that without more than a £3M net outlay in the summer, is difficult to contemplate.

Mike Ashley – wants Newcastle in the Champions League – on the cheap
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Here’s Something To Lift The Spirits Of Newcastle Fans

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 · 11 Comments

I was thinking last night of how to remind Newcastle fans of what we’ve already done in the Premier League,  since we arrived back in the big time two years ago,  and here’s some videos to cheer up Newcastle fans everywhere, this Tuesday morning.

Cheick Tiote – celebrating the only goal he’s ever scored for Newcastle
But what a goal it was!

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Davide Santon – For Us Ben Arfa Is So Important – Video

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Davide Santon had another decent game at left back on Sunday, and it seems he is improving and starting to get to grips with the Premier League, this being his second season in the world’s best football league.

Davide Santon – keeps improving at Newcastle
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