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

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Sissoko Today – I Still Hope To Play In Champions League

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 · 25 Comments

You cannot accuse Moussa Sissoko of not at least being consistent and the French midfielder has been interviewed today by the TV channel Canal+ as he joins up with the French squad.

He has again said he wants to play in the Champions League one day, but that in the summer Newcastle did everything to keep him.

Haven´t we heard this all before?

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Moussa Sissoko – in make-up room at Canal+ today
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Can Cheick Tiote Play A Role For Newcastle This Season?

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 · 127 Comments

With Jack Colback missing from the team yesterday due to injury,  Steve McClaren put in Yoan Gouffran in defensive midfield, which shows the lack of depth we have in the team at the moment.

Newcastle currently have 10 injured players out according to with Jack Colback said to be fit again on 18th October so we don´t know if Jack will make the next game at home to Norwich City in two weeks time.

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Cheick Tiote – can do a job for Newcastle?
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Alan Shearer Has It Absolutely Right On Newcastle

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 · 32 Comments

One thing we are finding out about Newcastle’s players is they are not mentally tough and as soon as they went behind to an early second half Aguero goal yesterday  they simply collapsed and allowed Manchester City to pick them apart.

It was hard to watch.

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Alan Shearer – relegation if they don´t toughen up upstairs
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This Player Was Bright Spot Yesterday – Our Man Of The Match

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 · 5 Comments

With the 6-1 humiliation at the Etihad Stadium yesterday nothing much has been said of Alexander Mitrovic´s first goal for Newcastle but it was a great team goal.

Kevin Mbabu went racing down the wing and then passed the ball inside to Wijnaldum and mots players in his position would have had a shot.

But the Dutchman saw Mitrovic clear in the box and chipped the ball to him and the 21 year-old did the rest heading the ball home to put Newcastle 1-0 up.

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Aleksandar Mitrovic´ first goal for Newcastle United
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McClaren Puts Positive Spin On Yesterday

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 · 143 Comments

Newcastle have 3 points after the first eight league games played and that´s four points worse off than we were last season when we also had a very poor start and  some fans were demonstrating against Pardew and wanted him out.

They got their wish when he left for Crystal Palace early in January and they are now 3rd top of the league with 15 points with 5 wins in their first eight league games.

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Steve McClaren and Manuel Pellegrini before the game
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Newcastle Will Have To Spend Big In January

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 · 21 Comments

If there was more proof required that center back is still Newcastle’s biggest weakness then it was there for all to see yesterday when we were mauled by Manchester  City and lost the game 6-1 and that’s the first time we have conceded six goals since we lost 6-0 to Liverpool at St. James’ Park on 27th April, 2013.

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Remy Cabella – struggling at Marseille
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