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

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Demba Ba Wants To Join Yohan Cabaye At PSG

Sunday, April 13th, 2014 · 16 Comments

It’s hardly surprising that Demba Ba wants to leave Chelsea in the summer, after not starting many games at all under manager Jose Mourinho at the London club, and it’s also not too surprising that he now wants to join his home town club PSG.

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Demba Ba – after scoring against PSG
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Battle Lines Drawn Between Pardew And The Local Press

Sunday, April 13th, 2014 · 23 Comments

Alan Pardew is under some pressure at the moment, and after the game yesterday and out 8th defeat in 11 league games, he took a shot at the local media and specifically ncjMedia, (the Chronicle, Journal and Sunday Sun), who have been banned from asking questions since early November.

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Alan Pardew – criticizes local press
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Newcastle Fans Fed Up With Poor, Gutless Performances

Sunday, April 13th, 2014 · 16 Comments

Stoke were a mediocre side yesterday at the Britannia Stadium, but after beating Newcastle 1-0 with a fluke goal from Erik Pieters in the 42nd minute, that was enough to haul Stoke to only 3 points behind Newcastle in the league, and they could yet catch us, and then we’d finish in 10th place.

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Erik Pieters - after scoring yesterday
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Newcastle Linked With Dutch International Midfielder

Sunday, April 13th, 2014 · 4 Comments

We had an article out a few days ago about Newcastle being interested in 25 year-old Siem de Jong, who is the older brother of Luuk, and there is news in the Mirror today that Newcastle have the Dutch midfielder/striker high on their transfer list, and want to sign him in the summer.

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Siem de Jong – Newcastle linked with Ajax captain
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Coloccini – We Have To Play With Pride For The Club and Fans

Saturday, April 12th, 2014 · 185 Comments

Captain Fab Coloccini had the courage to face the press after the game today, and he admitted that although the score-line was better – the performance itself was no better than that against Southampton and Manchester United, when we were slammed 4-0.

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Fab Coloccini – we didn’t play well
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Pardew – Fan Frustration Boiling Over – We Need A Win

Saturday, April 12th, 2014 · 32 Comments

Alan Pardew, following the fourth defeat in a row today at Stoke City, has admitted that Newcastle need a win and that the fans’ frustration at the terrible form being shown by the team, is now beginning  to boil over.

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Alan Pardew – Newcastle fans’ frustration boiling over
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Surprise, Surprise – Newcastle Can Still Catch Southampton

Saturday, April 12th, 2014 · 50 Comments

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said he wants to see a win or two before the end of the season and with four games to go – with two of them at Arsenal and Liverpool, maybe 6 points is all we can get from the last four games of the season – that would take us onto 52 points – which we suppose that wouldn’t be too bad – given the trials and tribulations of this year.

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Erik Pieters – Stoke’s goalscorer celebrates
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Newcastle Fans Deserve Better Than This

Saturday, April 12th, 2014 · 181 Comments

It was telling that last week 77% of fans in our poll thought we’d lose at home against Manchester United, and that turned out to be true when we were hammered 4-0, and this week it was 76% of fans through we’d lose – and we did – for the fourth games in a row – this time at Stoke City.

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A minute’s silence before the game – to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster
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Newcastle Nightmare Continues – Lose 1-0 At Stoke

Saturday, April 12th, 2014 · 69 Comments

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Peter Crouch had a header that hit the base of a post after 10 minutes, and it was fairly even for most of the first half today the Britannia Stadium, but then Stoke City went ahead with a fluke goal after 42 minutes and goalkeeper Tim Krul has to take some responsibility for the goal.
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