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

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Frustrated Norwich Manager – Most Bizarre Game Ever

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Norwich manager Alex Neil according to the Norwich Evening News never wants to set foot inside St James’ Park again after a ‘bizarre’ 4-3 stoppage time defeat last night at Newcastle United.

Norwich City were winning the game 3-2 going into six minutes of stoppage time and believe it or believe it not – but Newcastle scored two goals in the final 90 seconds of the game to somehow come away with all 3 points and we are now within one point of Norwich City in the league table.


Alex Neil – Norwich City manager
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Rafa – I Am Really Proud Of My Players

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 · 29 Comments

Rafa Benitez was interviewed after the game last night against Norwich, in which somehow Newcastle came back from 3-2 down to score two goals in the final 90 seconds of the six minutes of stoppage time to win the game 4-3.

There was pandemonium when Dwight Gayle, who scored a hat-trick  latched onto a long ball from Jonjo Shelvey with seconds to go in stoppage time and magnificently drove the ball past the goalkeeper to win the game.


Dwight Gayle scores the winner
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Benitez – Winning In This Way Is A Boost For Everybody

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Rafa Benitez kept Dwight Gayle and Mo Diame in the side for tonight’s game against Norwich City even though they missed several chances at Aston Villa on Saturday.

But Rafa has managed close to 1,000 games (982 to be exact) and he knows when players should be dropped and when to keep them in the side.

And Rafa was rewarded by keeping Dwight in the side with three excellent goals from the former Crystal Palace striker – he now has 7 goals for the season.


Rafa Benitez on the touchline tonight
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Mick Quinn’s Funny Reaction To Amazing Magpies Win

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 · 33 Comments

I can sympathize with Mick – it was heart attack conditions in stoppage time tonight when Newcastle equalized through Yoan Gouffran 5 minutes into the six minutes allotted and then hat-trick hero Dwight Gayle – fittingly Newcastle’s number 9 – scored the winner one minute later.

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Newcastle 4 Norwich 3 – Video For Overseas Fans

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Overseas fans are blocked from viewing the official Sky Sports videos of the Championship games, but here are all 7 goals from the Sky Sports man at Newcastle.

We can see the video here in the US.

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