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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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Pardew Delighted With Signing Quick, Hungry Striker

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 · 5 Comments

And Pardew is certainly sounding upbeat after Newcastle signed their second player of the week last night – but it was striker Emmanuel Riviere of Monaco rather than Daryl Janmaat of Feyenoord, but that still means wee have now signed five good players so far this summer, and that’s good.

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Emmanuel Riviere with Alan Pardew at the Benton training grounds yesterday
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Newcastle Bring Fifth Signing Through The Door

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 · 8 Comments

Last night Newcastle confirmed their 5th signing of the season as Emmanuel Riviere was revealed as our latest signing from Monaco.

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Emmanuel Riviere in the St. James’ Park dressing room
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Newcastle In For Belgium International Striker?

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 · 341 Comments

There is news in the local papers that Newcastle may be interested in Belgium striker Christian Benteke – who had a great first season at Aston Villa two years ago and scored 23 goals in 39 appearances, but didn’t do as well last season with only 11 goals in 28 appearances..

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Christian Benteke – would be good (great) signing for Newcastle
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Riviere Passes Medical – Magpies To Announce Double Signing?

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 · 119 Comments

There is news coming through that 24 year-old Emmanuel Riviere has just passed his medical, and maybe Newcastle are holding back the announcement of the signing of Daryl Janmaat so that the two signings can be announced together?

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Emmanuel Riviere – passed his medical
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Newcastle United’s New Home Strip Revealed

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 · 21 Comments

There are photos starting to do the rounds on the Internet of what may be Newcastle’s new home strip, and below is the photograph – but we’re not too sure that we like it too much.

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What do you think – if this is the new PUMA home strip?

The news is that it will go on sale on Monday August 14, 2014.

Comments welcome.

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Montpellier Chairman – Cabella Wanted To Join Newcastle

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 · 11 Comments

The 70 year-old Montpellier Chairman Louis Nicollin has commented on the transfer of Remy Cabella to Newcastle United, which his son Laurent handled for the club, (Laurent id the President), but Louis’ comments on Newcastle have been worse – maybe he’s taken a shine to Newcastle? :D

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Louis Nicollin - Montpellier Chairman
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Mike Ashley Turns Down His Own Huge Bonus Scheme

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 · 290 Comments

Mike Ashley, the owner of Newcastle United and founder of sporting goods retailer Sports Direct, has turned down his allocation of the company’s £200M bonus share scheme, after shareholders had controversially approved that proposal recently.

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Mike Ashley – who needs £200M?
Answer – Newcastle United

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Reports That Janmaat Deal Has Been Completed

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 · 27 Comments

The Northern Echo is reporting this morning that the deal to bring Daryl Janmaat to the Tyneside club has been completed and it will be announced this morning by Newcastle United.

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Daryl Janmaat – deal done!
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Newcastle’s Imminent New Signing Compared To Thierry Henry

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Newcastle could well be announcing the signing of 24 year-old striker Emmanuel Riviere today, with the Chronicle reporting this morning that the player is already on Tyneside, having flew in last night,  after Monaco and Newcastle agreed a fee of £6.4M for the player.

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Emmanuel Riviere – already on Tyneside
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