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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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Newcastle Top Of The Premier League

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 · 47 Comments

Newcastle’s season ticket prices have fallen by 1% from last season, and that’s the lowest “increase” or highest “decrease” (take your choice) in season ticket prices of any of the 20 Premier League clubs – so least for this measurement we top the Premier League.

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Mike Ashley – kept season ticket prices very low
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Joining Newcastle Was A Great Step – It’s A Great Challenge

Monday, July 21st, 2014 · 222 Comments

Siem de Jong has already impressed at Newcastle and there’s not many players who score their first goal for the club after only being on the filed for 14 minutes but that’s just exactly what Siem did last Tuesday at Oldham when he brilliantly rifled the ball into the top right hand corner of the net after his free kick had rebounded off the wall.

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Siem de Jong – after scoring brilliant goal at Oldham
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Newcastle On Track For Best Transfer Window In Years

Monday, July 21st, 2014 · 16 Comments

Even though Mike Ashley is still at the club – and that’s a bone of contention for many fans – this summer’s transfer window could well turn out to be the best one we have had in a long time, and certainly the best we have had under Mike Ashley.

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Mike Ashley – deserves at least some credit
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Newcastle Midfielder Considers Leaving The Club

Monday, July 21st, 2014 · 136 Comments

When Gael Bigirimana arrived at Newcastle two years ago from Coventry, and then played 25 times with one goal in his first season, which included playing 10 times in the Europa league, it looked like Newcastle had signed a gem for only £1M, and he would quickly go on to become a Newcastle regular in the side.

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Gael Bigirimana – considers leaving Newcastle
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Pardew – I’m Very Proud Of Sunderland Football Club

Monday, July 21st, 2014 · 71 Comments

Newcastle’s  New Zealand tour has been overshadowed by the death of two of Newcastle supporters John Alder and Liam Sweeney, who lost their lives when a Malaysian passenger plane was shot down last Thursday by rebels in eastern Ukraine, with all 298 people on board losing their lives.

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Alan Pardew talks about John Alder and Liam Sweeney
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Newcastle Want Champions League Football

Monday, July 21st, 2014 · 27 Comments

The fact that Newcastle are not competing these days in the Champion League means we cannot go after the very best players available,  because they want to play in Europe’s top league, and some players have left us to play in the top league, and they include both Yohan Cabaye and Mathieu Debuchy, who have both left this year for bigger clubs.

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Alan Pardew – wants Champions League football
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Newcastle Holding Talks On Andy Carroll Deal Down Under

Monday, July 21st, 2014 · 75 Comments

There was news yesterday that Newcastle were once again interested in signing Andy Carroll from West Ham, and bringing the Gateshead-born striker back to Tyneside.

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Andy Carroll – while at Newcastle
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Newcastle’s Chances Of Signing Clement Grenier Improve

Sunday, July 20th, 2014 · 48 Comments

Newcastle United need only another (say) three players to make this one of our best transfer windows for many years, and there is good news from France that Lyon President seems resigned to losing Clement Grenier this summer, and he would be a terrific replacement for the departed Yohan Cabaye.

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Clement Grenier – Newcastle chances of signing Clement improve
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Six New Players In So Far For About £27M – A Bargain

Sunday, July 20th, 2014 · 277 Comments

It seems that most Newcastle fans are in just a little bit of shock because of how well the new era under new Managing Director Lee Charnley has started off at Newcastle, with the club already making six good signings  by mid-July and there’s still around six weeks left to get the three or four players we still need to make this one of the best transfer windows for a long time.

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Daryl Janmaat – a bargain at just £5M
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