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

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It Felt Like A Second League Loss In A Row

Sunday, September 25th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Newcastle yesterday looked a really good side in that first half, but when the score was only 1-0 through a Tommy Elphick own goal at half time it didn’t really do the performance justice and we missed too many of our chances.

A number of those were missed by Dwight Gayle who seems too small to play up front on his own.

But in any case we shouldn’t have slackened off like we did after the break and we were asking for trouble in the second half.

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Ciaran Clark – feels like a defeat
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Benitez Bemoans Missed Chances – 2 Dropped Points

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 · 57 Comments

A late header from Tshibola after 89 minutes gave Aston Villa a 1-1 draw against visitors Newcastle today, after Tommy Elphick’s first-half own goal had put the Magpies ahead in a first half that Newcastle completely dominated.

Bu we missed our chances in the first half and didn’t defend well enough in the second half, so the result was a disappointing 1-1 draw and two precious points dropped.

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Rafa Benitez – disappointed with draw
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Poll – Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player At Villa Park?

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 · 60 Comments

The best way to put this game is that Newcastle were wasteful of the chances we had in that first half and we basically threw 2 points away in this game when we conceded a late equalizer on 89 minutes.

Our performance in the second half was poor and we let Aston Villa right back in the game.

We cannot keep throwing points away and now have just one point from the last two games and drop to 5th place in the league.

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A disappointed Rafa Benitez after the game
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Late Aston Villa Equalizer Denies Newcastle A Win

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 · 32 Comments

This was 2 points dropped by Newcastle.

Newcastle had gone ahead in the first half through an own goal by Tommy Elphick after 28 minutes, but then late in the game in the 88th minute the home side equalized through a Tshibola header.

We have lost some ground in the league today with Norwich and Brighton both winning although Huddersfield lost 1-0 at Reading, who now go above us in the league.

We threw this game away.

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Dwight Gayle celebrates Elphick own goal
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Sels, Clark, Diame And Gayle Start At Villa Park

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 · 330 Comments

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Rafa Benitez has just named the Newcastle United team for today’s tough game at Villa Park and he recalls captain Jamaal Lascelles to the team and Paul Dummett returns at left-back.
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