Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2011

Kevin Nolan – Newcastle Are Not Really Missing Me

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Kevin Nolan has admitted the obvious that Newcastle are not exactly missing him this season. Kevin Nolan - while at Newcastle Kevin was immediately appointed captain when he joined west Ham in the summer for around 4.5M, and joined up again with Sam Aallrduce, whome he had played for at Bolton Wanderers.

LLambias Blasts Barton – Joey Tweets Insults Back At Newcastle Chief

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We didn't think Joey Barton showed much class with his comments yesterday, as he blasted Mike Ashley and Derek LLambias. Gary Speed committed suicide over the weekend And the unfortunate thing was that Barton's classless comments were made in a week when the football world and the Newcastle club are mourning  the loss of Gary Speed, who was a real gentleman both on and off the pitch.

Sunderland Sack Steve Bruce

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It wasn't really surprising when it was announced  that Steve Bruce has been sacked by Sunderland. Steve Bruce with Alan Pardew After watching the Sunderland game over the weekend against Wigan, Sunderland found a way to lose in the last minute of added time, through comical mistakes made by their defense.

Standards At Newcastle Much Higher Since Alan Pardew Arrived

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It's apparent that the standards at Newcastle have been raised fairly substantially since Alan Pardew arrived at Newcastle almost a year ago. James Perch congratulates Colo on late winner at Nottingham Forest After Pardew assessed the squad in his first few weeks on Tyneside, and he seemed sure that Wayne Routledge, as one example, would not make the grade at Newcastle [.

Newcastle’s Fitting Tribute To Gary Speed This Saturday

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Newcastle United have today given the plans to pay tribute to Gary Speed at Saturday's game against Chelsea. Gary Speed - a fitting tribute on Saturday Speed was found hanged in his garage on Sunday by his wife Louise, and his passing has been met by complete shock by the football world. There will be a tribute paid to the former Newcastle United midfielder before the kick-off [.

Coloccini’s Bravery Got Him Through Old Trafford Game

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There was a report before the game last Saturday at Old Trafford, that Coloccini was a doubt because of a back spasm. Fabricio Coloccini in action on Saturday The news came out just before the kick-off,  and therefore the news wasn't widely reported, but it turns out it was true. And it turns out that Newcastle's medical team [.

Ashley And LLambias Not Exactly Joey Barton’s Favorite People

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Joey Barton has been stirring it up again, and he's still concentrating on Newcastle. These are not  exactly Joey's favorite people Why can't he switch his complaints to QPR, his current club, since he must have had enough time by now to find fault there too? Joey  attacked the Newcastle hierarchy on a number of fronts yesterday, and we wonder how long this stuff will go on, but we [.

Newcastle Will Not Fear Chelsea Or Their Weak Defense

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Newcastle will complete their third successive game against a top five side on Saturday, when they entertain Chelsea at St. James' Park. Yohan Cabaye - we will not fear Chelsea Newcastle lost at Manchester City 3-1 ten days ago, and then took a valuable point from Old Trafford last Saturday afternoon, in what was a magnificent rearguard action from the Newcastle side.

It’s A Good Time For Newcastle To Meet Chelsea

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Newcastle must have an excellent chance of beating Chelsea at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon. Andew Villas-Boas under pressure at Chelsea We watched the Chelsea-Liverpool game last night in the Carling Cup quarter finals, , and Liverpool were the better side and deservedly won 2-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Dutch International Again Linked With Newcastle In January

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News in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle will again go after Dutch International left back Erik Pieters in January. Erik Pieters to arrive in January? The news is the Newcastle are hoping to seal a £3M deal for the Dutchman in January, but we're not sure if this is just a made-up story because [.

Steven Taylor Upbeat, Time For Joey Barton To Move On

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Alan Pardew is certainly looking forward to the Chelsea game on Saturday. Steven Taylor in action at Old Trafford This morning Alan said he didn't think Chelsea would be looking forward too much to playing in front of a sell-out St. James' Park, where 52,000 mad screaming Geordies will be roaring on their side.

Gary Speed Found By Wife In Garage – Five Players Seek Help

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News today that an inquest on Gary Speed's death will be opened today at the coroner's court at Warrington Town Hall. Gary Speed with his wife Louise There will also be a full full hearing on Gary's shocking death at some later date, and the date is yet to be determined. The happily married and [...]


Newcastle And 52,000 Screaming Geordies Ready For Chelsea

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We are really starting to warm to Alan Pardew. Alan Pardew - what a start to his Newcastle career As a case in point, immediately after the Old Trafford game he was interviewed by the media, and was asked if Newcastle were lucky to get a point against the reigning Premier League Champions, and he gave [.

This Is Why Ben Arfa Is So Important To Newcastle

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Hatem Ben Arfa has started the last couple of games in Manchester,  and played as a withdrawn striker, in place of the injured Leon Best. Ben Arfa in action Saturday That has left Demba Ba up front to plough a lone furrow, but Ben Arfa has added some creativity to the side, and as he keeps getting closer to his best [.

Newcastle Again Linked With Prolific French Striker

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The Daily Mail has resurrected a story of a couple of weeks ago that Newcastle are interested in two Montpellier players. Olivier Giroud I want more more goals They are striker Olivier Giroud and defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. But since the initial story broke, Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said the club have no [.

Nile Ranger Just Loving Life At Barnsley

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It seems that Nile Ranger is starting to see how he has messed up big time in his personal life since the summer. Nile Ranger - England U19 striker on loan at Barnsley It's been well documented that Nile has been in trouble with the police for drink related incidents since the summer, with  Ranger being arrested for [.

Tim Krul The Most Improved Player At Newcastle

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In our still active poll to find the most improved player at Newcastle this season, Tim Krul is leading with 38% of the vote with over 1000 votes already cast. Tim Krul what a goalkeeper this lad is becoming And I've just watched the review of the game at Old Trafford on Saturday,  and you've got to [.

Shearer Completely Devastated By Speed’s Tragic And Untimely Death

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Alan Shearer and Gary Speed were very good friends,  and they became close when they both played for Newcastle United, when the great Bobby Robson was the Magpies' manager. A recent photograph of Gary Speed with wife Louise And we knew the two of them used to vacation together with their families in the summers, and it turns out that Alan met Gary early on Saturday [.

I Took The Ball And Looked At The Net – I Just Wanted To Hit The Net

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It certainly wasn't an easy penalty for Demba Ba to take on Saturday afternoon. Demba Ba rifles home the penalty on Saturday The penalty was a controversial one, Â after Ben Arfa had been brought down in the box, Â and in any case you're not supposed to give penalties against Manchester United at Old Trafford so [.

Guthrie Played Through Pain Barrier To Get Newcastle A Point

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Danny Guthrie played through the pain barrier a bit to on Saturday but still put in a solid performance for the Magpies that allowed the lads to come away with a point from Old Trafford after a 1-1 draw. Danny Guthrie - in action at Old Trafford There was news on Saturday morning that Fab Coloccini had [.

Ben Arfa – We Can Go And Get The Title

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Newcastle are still in 4th place in the Premier League after the 1-1 draw at Manchester United on Saturday. Ben Arfa in action at Old Trafford Saturday And most Newcastle fans are wondering just how long we can stay in that high position in the league this season. But not Hatem Ben Arfa, and the Frenchman today has come out and [.

Depression Could Have Played A Part In Gary Speed’s Death

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I was watching the Swansea vs Aston Villa game on TV yesterday when it was announced out of the blue that Gary Speed had died at 42. Shay Given in tears during the minute's tribute to Gary Speed yesterday At first I thought it may have been a heart attack, since no details were given in the telecast about the [.

Krul Has Great Future If He Keeps Feet On The Floor

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Tim Krul joined Newcastle in the summer of 2005 as a 17 year-old from ADO Den Haag, his home town team,  when Graeme Souness was manager of Newcastle. Tim Krul at the final whistle on Saturday And just over six years later Tim is the undisputed number one goalkeeper on Tyneside, and could become one of the all time great Newcastle goalkeepers alongside the [.

Who Is Newcastle’s Most Improved Player This Season?

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Tim Krul was our Man of the Match on Saturday at Old Trafford with 70% of the vote with more than 1090 votes cast so far in our poll. Danny Simpson cleared off the line in the 87th minute Saturday Newcastle's defense has been outstanding this season, and we have seen many players in black and white [.

The Last Ten Minutes Was Just Wave After Wave

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Danny Simpson is under pressure from manager Alan Pardew to sign his new contract at Newcastle. Thanks pal Krul congratulates Simpson after amazing goal line clearance It's a five year deal that's on the table for him,  but he has so far refused to sign it, as he looks for improved terms, but thankfully the contract situation has not affected the [.

Composite Of Newcastle Related Tributes To Gary Speed

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We are all shocked at the sudden death of Gary Speed. Gary Speed while at Newcastle United As a sign of respect to the former great Newcastle United midfielder, here are some of the tributes that have come in for gary that are Newcastle related. Alan Shearer was a  former Newcastle team-mate and a best friend: "Gary [.

Gary Speed Dead At 42 – Police Suspect Suicide

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Shocking news this morning that Gary Speed, the current Wales manager and former top Newcastle midfielder is dead at the age of 42. The 42-year-old passed away in the early hours of this morning, and it comes after Gary had taken over the Welsh National side and had them win three games in a row for the [.

Pardew Takes Leaf Out Of Famed NBA Coach Phil Jackson’s Book

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It seems that Newcastle's Alan Pardew is a student of the management game in sports. Alan Pardew with coaches Steve Stone and John Carver And today in the Sunday Sun Steve Stone has talked how it's been a steep learning curve under Alan Pardew since he arrived at Newcastle last December: "It has been a steep learning curve, but I [.

Pardew Takes Leaf Out Of Famed NBA Coach Phil Jackson’s Book

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It seems that Newcastle's Alan Pardew is a student of the management game in sports. Alan Pardew with coaches Steve Stone and John Carver And today in the Sunday Sun Steve Stone has talked how it's been a steep learning curve under Alan Pardew since he arrived at Newcastle last December: "It has been a steep learning curve, but I [.

Newcastle Turn Down Giroud – Maiga Deal Almost Complete

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The Sunday Sun is reporting today that Newcastle have been offered 25 year-old Montpellier 6'4″ striker Olivier Giroud. Olivier Giroud - Newcastle turn down offer But the news is that Newcastle have turned down the offer, and the deal to sign 24 year-old Sochaux striker Mobido Maiga is almost concluded.

Newcastle Turn Down Giroud – Maiga Deal Almost Complete

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The Sunday Sun is reporting today that Newcastle have been offered 25 year-old Montpellier 6'4″ striker Olivier Giroud. Olivier Giroud - Newcastle turn down offer But the news is that Newcastle have turned down the offer, and the deal to sign 24 year-old Sochaux striker Mobido Maiga is almost concluded.

Alan Pardew – I Am Very Very Proud Of My Players

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An upbeat and delighted Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was just  very proud of his players after the game at Old Trafford  yesterday. Alan Pardew  at Old Trafford yesterday Newcastle came away with an unlikely point, after putting up a rearguard action that was simply magnificent to behold from a Newcastle perspective,  but absolutely frustrating from a Manchester United viewpoint.

Guts And Glory Display Gets To A Furious Alex Ferguson

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Newcastle may have been a lucky side yesterday to come away with a point, but the defensive performance of the whole side yesterday, especially when the lads went down to 10 men in the last 15 minutes played, including the added time, after Gutierrez received his second yellow card, deserved the point.

Ferguson’s Sad Lack Of Class Shows Through After Game

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Alex Ferguson's remarks after the 1-1 draw with Newcastle yesterday will in all likelihood not be looked on fondly by the English FA officials. Alex Ferguson at final whistle yesterday Ferguson was furious at the penalty decision given to Newcastle yesterday, when the Red Devils were 1-0 up due to a Hernandez goal after 49 minutes, and the linesman John Flynn was [.

Pardew Admits Newcastle May Lose Some Players In January

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News today that Alan Pardew is dreading the next transfer window that will open on January 1st. Alan Pardew dreading January Last January Newcastle lost Andy Carroll to Liverpool for £35M and almost lost Cheick Tiote to transfer also, and there is news that Chelsea will make an initial £20M bid for the Ivorian early in January.

Puma Agree New Lucrative Kit Deal With Newcastle

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News in the Sunday Mirror today that Newcastle United have struck a lucrative new kit deal with existing sponsors Puma. That's a little bit of a surprise since the news is that Nike are in negotiations to get the naming rights to St. James' Park for around £10M a year, and we thought they'd also become the new [.

Geordie Heroes Galore For Newcastle – Ferguson “It Was A Travesty”

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It was a case of both managers having different view of the game today when a magnificent Newcastle rearguard action gave Newcastle a surprise point at Old Trafford today, after they had lost Gutierrez to a second yellow card after 80 minutes. Manchester United players dispute penalty Manchester went ahead with a really lucky goal early into the second half, but that will not be talked about as Newcastle [.

Manchester United 1 Newcastle 1 – Fantastic Rearguard Action By Magpies

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A simply magnificent rearguard action by Newcastle this afternoon and they came away with an unlikely point from Old Trafford,  after they had gone behind after 43 minutes to the luckiest of Manchester United goalsw. And Gutierrez was sent off after 80 minutes for a second yellow card,  so Newcastle saw  out for the last 15 minutes [.

Who Was Newcastle’s Man Of The Match At Old Trafford – Poll

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Let us know who you though was Man of the Match at Old Trafford today.


Manchester United 1 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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Manchester United 1 Newcastle 1 Video Highlights


Manchester United 1 Newcastle 0 – Full Match Report

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Here's the report of the game as we saw it this afternoon. The game kicked off and Man United were immediately on the attack and good play down the right wing by Nani, but a good tackle by Coloccini cleared the danger, and the corner was cleared. It was all Manchester in the first [...]


Obertan For Sammy Ameobi The Only Change

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Gabriel Obertan returns to the starting line-up for Newcastle United in place of young Sammy Ameobi for this afternoon's game at Old Trafford. The former Manchester United winger has missed the last two games with a toe infection, but is now back in the starting line-up and replaces the 19 year old younger brother of [.

Newcastle Will Try To Overcome Tough Odds – Alan Pardew

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Newcastle will have all the odds against them at Old Trafford today. Alan Pardew - Newcastle will try to overcome tough odds And we've been saying most of the week that it could be that Newcastle suffer two defeats in a  row, but the two hardest places to go this season are to the two Manchester clubs, and as long as our lads give a good performance [.

Wayne Rooney Could be A Problem For Newcastle

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Alan Pardew has said that Wayne Rooney could be a problem for Newcastle this afternoon. Danny Simpson challenges Rooney at St. James' Park last season The England International is ready to play this afternoon and has recovered from the injury that kept him out of the 2-2 draw with Benfica in mid-week.

Pardew – We Can Do Better Than Last Week

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We'll all learn just a little bit more about our Newcastle side today when the lads take on Manchester United at Old Trafford this afternoon. Alan Pardew - wants to do better this week And while we are bracing ourselves a little bit for a possible second successive defeat, Newcastle can still get something out of this game,  if they play anywhere near their best form, and Manchester United [.

Simpson Reminiscing About Red Devils – Could Soon Be Reminiscing About Magpies

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Newcastle defender Danny Simpson has been told to sign his new five year contract by Newcastle manager Alan Pardew,  or risk being sold as early as in the January transfer window. Danny Simpson challenges Balotelli last Saturday The Salford-born 24 year-old defender will return to his first club this afternoon, when he should be lining up [.

Coloccini An Injury Doubt for Manchester United

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Some potential bad news this morning on Fabricio Coloccini. Coloccini - back spasm causing concern In an area where Newcastle have very scant cover, it is being reported this morning that the Argentine International has suffered a back spasm, and that is threatening to rule him out of the Old Trafford game this afternoon.

Obertan Likely To Get The Start At Old Trafford

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Gabriel Obertan is back in the Newcastle squad for their tough game against Manchester United this afternoon. Gabriel Obertan - could start this afternoon Last Saturday at the Etihad Stadium Sammy Ameobi came in and had a good game on the right wing, and Sammy could keep his place for this afternoon's game.

Manchester United vs Newcastle – March Preview

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Newcastle haven't won at Old Trafford for 39 years. So we're quite sure Alan Pardew will be pounding that into the Newcastle players before tomorrow's game, and challenge them to come away with a win and break the hoodoo. And certainly it's a good time to play Manchester United, with their defense hardly looking too solid [.

Coloccini – I Want To Play In Europe With Newcastle

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The Newcastle captain Fabricio  Coloccini has talked today about his potential new contract,  his manager Alan Pardew and playing in Europe. Fab Coloccini wants to play in Europe with Newcastle We think it would be big shock if  Coloccini doesn't sign a contract extension at Newcastle, but with Kevin Nolan and Joey Barton both having left the club this year because of contract difficulties, we cannot be absolutely [.

No Sympathy For Simpson – Dan Gosling Could Start Tomorrow

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With Danny Simpson being told to sign the new five year deal or be moved out of Newcastle, we hope he's not looking to Newcastle fans for any sympathy. Dan Gosling - a chance he could start tomorrow Because with the early results of our poll in, here's what it looks like: If you have already voted the results will show up [.

Bad News – Tiote Ruled Out For Tomorrow – Guthrie Doubtful

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There's some  surprising news today and it's not good for our chances of getting a result at Old Trafford tomorrow. Cheick Tiote - will not play tomorrow Cheick Tiote has been ruled out of the game, and news today that he has not trained  this week, and he seems to be finding it difficult to recover from [.

No Interest In Yanga-Mbiwa Or Brown – Marveaux Out Four Months

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News today that Newcastle are not interested in either Montpelier's Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa or Celtic's Scott Brown. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa Newcastle not interested Brown has been linked with Newcastle since the summer, principally because his contract in Glasgow runs out next summer and he is still to sign a new contract at the club.

Will Santon Come In At Right Back Back For Simpson Tomorrow?

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Alan Pardew will not be drawn on what his starting eleven may be for tomorrow. Davide Santon pushing hard for a startling place But with the news today that Danny Simpson is under pressure to sing a new deal at the club to be shipped out, and with Davide Santon said to be pushing hard for a starting full back [.

Pardew – Newcastle Determined To Get Result At Old Trafford

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If Newcastle can learn from what happened last week at the Etihad Stadium, and take those lessons into the game at Old Trafford tomorrow, there's no reason  Newcastle cannot come away with a result. Alan Pardew can Newcastle learn from their mistakes? But it's a tough job to be sure, and there's not too many sides come away form Old Trafford with much at [.

Pardew – Newcastle Determined To Get Result At Old Trafford

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If Newcastle can learn from what happened last week at the Etihad Stadium, and take those lessons into the game at Old Trafford tomorrow, there's no reason  Newcastle cannot come away with a result. Alan Pardew can Newcastle learn from their mistakes? But it's a tough job to be sure, and there's not too many sides come away form Old Trafford with much at [.

Crunch Time For Danny Simpson – Sign New Deal Or Move On

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For the second time this week Alan Pardew yesterday has  said that Danny Simpson must sign his new deal at Newcastle. Danny Simpson - musrt sign a new contract or be moved out Simpson's contract runs out in just over eighteen months time, and Newcastle want to know if he will sign a new deal shortly, because if he will not then they will [.

Will Newcastle Take Their Chances This Time?

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Alan Pardew is facing a similar game to what our lads faced last week at the Etihad Stadium, when they take on Manchester United at Old Trafford tomorrow. Alan Pardew fuming at Everton game Alan talked about tomorrow's game in his press conference yesterday afternoon: "If you are going to Old Trafford against the quality of player and the atmosphere that's created, of [.

Coloccini Deal Still Being Negotiated Between Both Parties

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Alan Pardew is trying to get some of his top players signed up on new long term contracts at Newcastle.  Coloccini congratulates defensive partner Steven Taylor And it's something Alan was singularly unsuccessful at after he arrived at the club last December, as he wanted to keep Carroll, Nolan, Enrique and Barton, and three of them, the last three,  left the club because of contract disputes.

Steven Taylor Taking Advice From Coloccini – A Great Leader

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Steven Taylor has talked to the Newcastle press today and he says that since Alan Pardew arrived on Tyneside, the side has gone back to  basics. Fab Coloccini giving good advice to Steven Taylor And it seems to have paid off big time, especially with Newcastle's defending,  which is just vastly improved from last season.

Cheick Tiote Still A Doubt For Saturday

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Alan Pardew set a target of 3 points for the three games against the two Manchester clubs and Chelsea. Cheick Tiote - still a doubt for Saturday And we can even get a second successive defeat at Old Trafford and then beat Chelsea at St. James Park to meet Alan's target,  but it would also be good to get back on another unbeaten run.

Ferguson Impressed With Alan Pardew And His Newcastle Side

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Alex Ferguson has always been an admirer of Alan Pardew as a manager,  for a long time. A smiling Alan Pardew last Saturday We knew that when Alan Pardew was surprisingly signed as Newcastle manager last December, but that didn't stop us at the time from thinking it was a poor appointment by the Newcastle Board, in fact a disastrous appointment.

Barnsley Could Be Last Chance For Loan Ranger

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Nile Ranger hopes he still has a future at Newcastle United. Nile Ranger - on loan at Barnsley for two months Ranger joined Championship  club Barnsley a couple of days ago on a  two month loan spell, and we have to hope that Nile gets some games for the Tykes in that time, and scores some goals too.

Barnsley Could Be Last Chance For Loan Ranger

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Nile Ranger hopes he still has a future at Newcastle United. Nile Ranger - on loan at Barnsley for two months Ranger joined Championship  club Barnsley a couple of days ago on a  two month loan spell, and we have to hope that Nile gets some games for the Tykes in that time, and scores some goals too.

All Three Points Is The Goal For Saturday At Old Trafford

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Whether to start Sammy Ameobi on the right wing on Saturday is only one of Alan Pardew's selection decisions he will need to make this Saturday. Sammy Ameobi showing Gael Clichy his skills last satruday With Gabriel Obertan being fit again from his toe infection, Alan may prefer to start the former Manchester United player [.

Steven Taylor – We Can Get Better At Old Trafford

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Steven Taylor must be playing his best football ever at St. James' Park this season. Steven Taylor in action on Saturday After spending almost 18 months out in the cold with injuries and with Mike Williamson keeping him out of the side, Steven has made a great comeback this season, and is finally over his injury concerns.

Virgin Money In Talks With Newcastle To Become Kit Sponsor

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It could be good news that Virgin Money is in talks with Newcastle United. Richard Branson Billionaire owner of Virgin Richard Branson's company took over Northern Rock last week, and it seems they are keen to keep the shirt sponsorship of Newcastle United. Northern Rock ended its sponsorship deal with Newcastle just before being [.

Newcastle Have Good Chance Of Finishing In Top Seven

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Newcastle have made a phenomenal start to the season. Alan Pardew on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium And while we couldn't get anything out of the game at the Eitihad Stadium last Saturday, and it could be tough to get anything at Old Trafford on Saturday,  Newcastle can still have an amazingly successful season.

No Pressure On Newcastle Whatsoever

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Ryan Taylor has been one of the success stories at Newcastle this season. Micah Richards rifles home after Ryan Taylor failed to clear But his two errors just before half time last Saturday at the Etihad Stadium, meant that Newcastle went in 2-0 down at the break and they couldn't recover and ended up losing the game 3-1, their first defeat in the league this season.

Newcastle Can Break 39 Year Hoodoo At Old Trafford

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French International Yohan Cabaye is one reason why Newcastle have stunned the football world with their excellent start to the season. Yohan Cabaye in action last Saturday And while it was always going to be a tough job at the Etihad stadium last Saturday to maintain the 11 game winning streak, we have a [.

Can Tamas Kadar Save His Newcastle Career?

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Hungarian international defender Tamas Kadar joined Newcastle in January of 2008, when he was just 17,  on a four year deal. Tamas Kadar wants a loan move And Tamas made more than a decent start to his Newcastle career, and at the end of the first two and a half seasons on Tyneside he had made 16 appearances for the Newcastle [.

Reports In Scotland Link Newcastle With Scott Brown

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There is more news today that Newcastle could be after Celtic captain Scott Brown, Â once the January transfer window opens. Scott Brown Newcastle linked again with this player There was news of this in the summer, but it came to nothing, Â although as long as Scott Brown doesn't sign a new deal at Celtic [.

Mehdi Abeid Dreams Of Olympic Glory

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Mehdi Abeid is off to play for Algeria, as they attempt to qualify for next summer's Olympic Games to be held in the UK. Mehdi Abeid - to play for Algeria U23 side Mehdi will now be unavailable for Newcastle until he comes back in on mid-December, but manager Alan Pardew has decided it will be good for the youngster to get [.

Wayne Rooney Could Miss Newcastle Game

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The Manchester United defense looked anything but strong in last night's 2-2 draw at home to Benfica, in the European Champions League. Wayne Rooney injured hip Two soft goals, an own goal early on from Phil Jones, when there was no danger, and a clearance error from new Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea which led [.

Newcastle Tracking Top French Defender

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The Daily Mirror is reporting that Newcastle are after Montpellier captain Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa 22 year-old Montpellier captain The 22-year-old defender usually plays at right back, but he can also play anywhere across the back-line, and the news is that he would cost around £5M. It seems that Newcastle will sign a striker [.

Dan Gosling Starting To Come Through At Newcastle?

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There are good signs that Frenchman Hatem Ben Arfa is returning to his best form. Dan Gosling scores on Saturday for his first Newcastle goal And we also think that another long term casualty at Newcastle, 21 year-old Dan Gosling, seems to be coming along just fine, and hopefully he will soon get back to his top form too.

39 Years Since Last Old Trafford Win Means We’re Due One

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Newcastle have not won in the league at Old Trafford for 39 years. Gabriel Obertan fit again for Old Trafford So what does that tell you it tells you that Newcastle are due a win there on Saturday - that's obvious. French winger Gabriel Obertan will be hoping to get a start at his former club, if he can [.

Pardew – Sammy Ameobi Is A Weapon For Us This Season

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We have a sneaking suspicion that Sammy Ameobi will keep his place for the game at Old Trafford on Saturday. Newcastle's weapon in action at the Etihad Stadium Saturday And that's even if Gabriel Obertan is fit again, and we think the Frenchman could start on the bench, even though the game is against his former [.

Ben Arfa Can Help Newcastle Get Something At Old Trafford

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W were impressed with Ben Arfa On Saturday for a number of reasons. Ben Arfa wiggling through on Saturday he hit the post! The mercurial Frenchman made his first league start of the season against Manchester City, with the last start being in the same fixture last season, and we all know what happened there in [.

Tiote Could Be The Only Change On Saturday

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Newcastle played  too deep in that first 45 minutes at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Cabaye challenges French International  team mate Nasri on Saturday But the lads still managed to hold Manchester City until four minutes before the break, but City then scored two quick goals and Newcastle found themselves 2-0 down at half time.

Tiote Could Be The Only Change On Saturday

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Newcastle played  too deep in that first 45 minutes at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Cabaye challenges French International  team mate Nasri on Saturday But the lads still managed to hold Manchester City until four minutes before the break, but City then scored two quick goals and Newcastle found themselves 2-0 down at half time.

Newcastle Linked With England U21 International Right-Back

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It's getting near the January window so there will be reports of Newcastle interested in various players, and most of the reports will be inaccurate. Nathanial Clyne England U21 International right back Bear that in mind, as we hear stories of Newcastle after some players, that some stories are obviously in error, like Newcastle want Liverpool's [.

Simpson Returns To Old Trafford With His Head Held High

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Danny Simpson will return to his former club Manchester United on Saturday, with his head held high. Danny Simpson after scoring his second goal at Nottingham Forest Since he came on loan to Newcastle in August of 2009, when he club  were at one of their lowest points for many many years, Simpson has done very well, and singed on permanently in January of [.

Seven Players Who Could Leave Newcastle In January

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News today of the first player who will be leaving Newcastle in January. LuaLua in action for Brighton Kazenga LuaLua has left Newcastle United permanently and has signed a three-year deal at the Championship club, who are currently in 12th place in the Championship,  and have had a bad run after starting the season with some excellent results.

Mancini – We Were Lucky Against Newcastle

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This morning it's all about what could have been in Saturday's game at the Eithad Stadium. Roberto Mancini on Saturday Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has talked today of the disappointment in the dressing groom after the game, as Newcastle's tremendous run came to an end and the undefeated streak was ended at 11 games.

Taylor’s Nose OK – Tiote, Best And Obertan Fit For Red Devils

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Good news this morning from Alan Pardew on the injury front. Steven Taylor after the game on Saturday Alan believes that Cheick Tiote, Leon Best and Gabriel Obertan will be available for the tough game coming up at Old Trafford on Saturday. And that nose of Steven Taylor's appears to be just fine, after he was seen having treatment on [.

Newcastle Interested In Joe Cole – Don’t Believe It

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There's a report out on the internet today that Newcastle United are interested in signing Joe Cole from Liverpool in the summer. Joe Cole - in action for French Champions Lille We don't like to be the bearer of bad news,  but there is absolutely no way that Newcastle will want to bring Joe Cole to Tyneside zero [.

Pardew – Sammy Ameobi Did Brilliant – Ben Arfa Works So Hard

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Alan Pardew has pointed out this morning that Newcastle were without some of their squad for Saturday's game. Ben Arfa meets Nigel de Jong on Saturday all is forgiven But that didn't stop them putting up a great fight at the Etihad Stadium, but the lads got nothing out of the game against the [...]


Pardew – Sammy Ameobi Did Brilliant – Ben Arfa Works So Hard

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Alan Pardew has pointed out this morning that Newcastle were without some of their squad for Saturday's game. Ben Arfa meets Nigel de Jong on Saturday all is forgiven But that didn't stop them putting up a great fight at the Etihad Stadium, but the lads got nothing out of the game against the [...]


Pardew Defends Ryan Taylor – He’s An Absolute Hero

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Ryan Taylor had his worst game for Newcastle since he was taken to the cleaners by Shaun Wright-Phillips at QPR early in the season. Micah Richards rifles home the second goal for Man City But Ryan's overall play since the QPR game has improved dramatically, but on Saturday he was responsible for Manchester City's two goals in three minutes just before half time, with two uncharacteristic errors.

Newcastle Confidence Still Sky High Despite First League Defeat

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Demba  Ba seems to be looking forward to the game at Old Trafford next Saturday afternoon. Demba Ba in action on Saturday Newcastle acquitted themselves well last Saturday but to beat a team that was amassed for over £800M in cash over the last three years,  you cannot make any mistakes, and you must take your chances when they are offered.

The Pride Of Newcastle – We’ll Take Belief Into The Next Game

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Even in defeat, Newcastle manager  Alan Pardew was a proud man after the game on Saturday. Disappointed but very proud Pardew after the final whistle Saturday Newcastle went unbeaten in their first eleven league games. but were finally toppled by moneybags Manchester City on Saturday, and the rich owners of the club continue to spend money like it's going out of style.

Alan Pardew Says He’ll Bring In Two New Players In January

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We were hoping that Newcastle will bring in three new players in the January transfer window. Alan Pardew will bring a couple of players in January But that doesn't seem to be what will happen,  as Alan Pardew today says he will bring in a maximum of two new players during the next transfer window: "We have [.

Sammy Ameobi Continues To Look The Part On Tyneside

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There were some positive things to take out of yesterday's defeat at Manchester City. Sammy Ameobi move past Gael Clichy yesterday And one of them was the form shown by 19 year-old Sammy Ameobi, who didn't look out of place out on the right wing. Sammy got his chance because both Frenchman Sylvain Marveaux and Gabriel Obertan were out injured, [.

Three Newcastle Youngsters To Stay On Tyneside

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said that 20 year-old Nile Ranger is the only youngster leaving the club, before next Thursday's loan deadline rolls around. Nile Ranger only youngster to be sent out on loan Nile Ranger joined Barnsley on a two-month loan deal on Friday,  but he wasn't included in the Barnsley squad,  that beat Doncaster Robers [.

Simpson Told To Sign New Contract By Alan Pardew

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The Sunday Sun is reporting today that Newcastle may be getting a little impatient with Danny Simpson. Danny Simpson contract issues It's certainly not about his form, as he again had a solid game for Newcastle yesterday at the Etihad Stadium,  and continues to improve on Tyneside, and seems to be enjoying things too.

Newcastle Just Didn’t Have The Rub Of The Green Yesterday

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For the first 40 minutes yesterday everything was working well for Newcastle. Great shot of Alan Pardew and Roberto Mancini yesterday But it was a little ominous when Demba  Ba had two good chances and missed them both. For the first one,  he was put through brilliantly by the impressive Ben Arfa, but his first time shot brought an excellent save from England [.

Nike Close In On St. James’ Park And Strip Deal At Newcastle

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The American sportswear company Nike are the big favourites to sign a £10M a year contract to sponsor St James' Park. St. James' Park The news is in the People, and it's not surprising since for the last week or so Nike's name has been mentioned as the possible sponsor of the famous stadium, and [..

Chelsea Want Cheick Tiote – Newcastle Will Sell For Mega Bucks

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News in the Sunday Mirror that Chelsea will bid  £20M for Newcastle's Cheick Tiote in January. Cheick Tiote will Newcastle sell? On the last day of the transfer window last January Chelsea came in with a bid for Cheick,  but the news was he did not want to leave Newcastle and move to London, [..

Defensive Errors Cost Newcastle – But Some Good Performances Too

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Yes Newcastle were beaten for the first time in the league today at the Etihad Stadium, but there were a lot of positive things that Alan Pardew can take out of this game. Dan Gosling first goal for Newcastle today But bottom line, the Newcastle defense made three mistakes today, and were  punished with three goals, and at the top level that's what you re up against.

Manchester City 3 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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Manchester City 3 Newcastle 1 – Magpies Meet Their Match

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Two goals in the last five minutes of the first half sealed the fate of a brave Newcastle side at the Eitihasd sdtadium this afternoon, and our lads went down to their first league defeat of the season.. For the first 40 minutes of the game Newcastle had held out well against Manchester City moving forward, and in fact the best two chances up until City's first goal had fallen to [.

Vote For Newcastle’s Best Player At Manchester City

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Manchester City 3 Newcastle 1 – Full Match Report

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Here is the full match report of Newcastle's loss to Manchester City today, which we compiled as the game was being played. The game kicked off and Sammy Ameobi got involved well down the right wing. It was obvious the Newcastle were going to press Man City players when they god the ball. James Milner had [.

Ben Arfa And Sammy Ameobi Start at Manchester City

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Both Ben Arfa and Sammy Ameobi will start this afternoon at the Etihad Stadium. Ben Arfa gets his very first league start since breaking his left leg in this same fixture last year. Sammy Ameobi makes his first Premier League start ever. Leon Best did not make it so it looks like Sammy will be [...]


Pardew Would be Happy With 3 Points From The Next 3 Games

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Alan Pardew is relishing his side meeting Man City, Man United and Chelsea in the next three Premier League games. Alan Pardew - happy with 3 points from three tough games The game after the Chelsea fixture is not too easy either, as the lads travel to Norwich City, and the Canaries have been doing quite well [.

Pardew Would be Happy With 3 Points From The Next 3 Games

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Alan Pardew is relishing his side meeting Man City, Man United and Chelsea in the next three Premier League games. Alan Pardew - happy with 3 points from three tough games The game after the Chelsea fixture is not too easy either, as the lads travel to Norwich City, and the Canaries have been doing quite well [.

Guthrie To Start At The Etihad – Deserves New Contract

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Danny Guthrie has come out today and said that Newcastle thrive on keeping their excellent record going in the Premier League going,  even though the experts keep predicting their good start will end. Danny Guthrie - will start today at the Etihad Stadium Newcastle were supposed to be beaten at Stoke City a few weeks ago, but they have actually won their last three league games, [.

Newcastle Hit By Injuries – Ben Arfa Could Start

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Both Cheick Tiote and Gabriel Obertan will miss out on the game at Manchester City this afternoon, and Leon Best is doubtful. Ben Arfa could get first league start today Both Cheick and Gabriel have  been doubtful for the game, but Alan Pardew has decided not to risk either player, and hopefully both will now [.

Newcastle Could Have Goalkeeping Problem

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It seems like Alan Pardew is a big admirer of the two goalkeepers in today's Manchester City vs Newcastle game at the Eitihad Stadium. Tim Krul - in great form for Newcastle United Alan Pardew has talked to the local press today about the two International goalkeepers on display today: "For the neutral, it'll be a good comparison between the two keepers," "They're both of similar size and have similar attributes.

Manchester City vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Apart from the game at Sunderland earlier in the season, the game at Manchester City tomorrow is the most important game Newcastle have played so far this season. And certainly there will be a lot more outside interest in this game than the local derby with Sunderland, and there will be reports on this game [.

A Touch Of Class From Nigel de Jong

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Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong has asked to meet Newcastle's Hatem Ben Arfa, when Newcastle travel to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. The sad sad sight of Ben Arfa being stretchered off last year Ben Arfa of course suffered a double break of his left leg in the same game last year in early October, after [.

Nile Ranger In Court Today – No Future At Newcastle

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has today talked about his young striker, Nile Ranger, after the player appeared in court to deny charges of assault and being drunk and disorderly. A smart Nile Ranger in court yesterday It brings back memories of when another young Newcastle striker, Andy Carroll,  kept appearing in the courts, but Andy has now left Newcastle of course for [.

The Secret Behind Alan Pardew’s Success At Newcastle

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There's not too many Newcastle fans who welcomed the introduction of Alan Pardew as manager, after the very likable Chris Hughton had been surprisingly fired last December. A great shot of Alan Pardew after the Stoke victory But when Alan Pardew is in the Toon these days, he is greeted with smiles and handshakes, and the Newcastle fans are taking to him big time, because of the way he [.

Premier League Clubs Issue Statement On Racism

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Newcastle United have put on their web-site a short statement about racism. It followed a meeting of all 20 Premier League Clubs, and after the meeting, presumably attended by Derek LLambias representing Newcastle, the league issued the following statement on Thursday: "The English game has been at the forefront of tackling racist behaviour and other forms [.

Pardew Hasn’t Given Up On Ranger – Leon Best Unofficial Mentor

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News today that Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has appointed Leon Best as a mentor for Nile Ranger, as a response to his recent off the field issues that were drink related. Nile Ranger getting some help at Newcastle And by this move it even seems that Alan thinks Nile could still have a future at Newcastle, and while we'd [.

Carver – Pardew’s Like Bobby Robson – An Outstanding Coach

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John Carver has been talking to the press today,  and the inevitable question has come up how  does Alan Pardew compare to the great Bobby Robson? Bobby Robson shown with his statue at St. James' Park It's not since the mercurial days when Bobby Robson was the manager of Newcastle, that the Magpies have been so high up in the league table, and all [.

Ben Arfa Returning To Top Form – He’s Been No Problem At All

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Good news from Alan Pardew today that Ben Arfa is getting back to his best form. Hatem Ben Arfa getting back to his best form When you suffer a terrible injury like Ben Arfa did at Manchester City 13 months ago, it takes a lot of time to regain that top form again, even when you are again fully fit physically.

Pardew Influences Ben Arfa, de Jong Meeting – Talks About Naming Rights

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Ben Arfa has declined the request from Nigel de Jong, that he would come over and meet with the Frenchman before tomorrow's game at Newcastle's hotel. Nigel de Jong - in action against former skipper Kevin Nolan But Alan Pardew has stepped in and said it's okay meeting with the Dutchman, but only after the game, not before, so that presumably is [.

Pardew Tells Players – Avoid Defeat And Make Newcastle History

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Alan Pardew has come out with a rallying call to his players for tomorrow's tough encounter at Manchester City. Alan Pardew - urges players to make Newcastle histroy Newcastle have gone 11 games without defeat, which equals the best Newcastle have started a league season ever  so a draw or a win tomorrow [.

Nile Ranger To Join Barnsley On Loan Today

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Newcastle seem to have fixed up a loan deal for their 20 year-old striker Nile Ranger. Nile Ranger after his court appearance on Thursday The news posted on the Newcastle web-site is once the paperwork is done and dusted, then Ranger will be on loan to the Championship club until 14th January. There's every chance [.

Lots Of Teams Go To Man City To Draw – We’ll Go To Win

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Dan Gosling had not played too often for Newcastle this season, but he has made two sub appearances in the last couple of games. Dan Gosling - will need to be patient this season And against his old club Everton, he did get a decent run-out almost two weeks ago, when he came on for the injured Yohan Cabaye, who had strained his groin.

Laurent Robert Impressed With The New Newcastle Side

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Former France international Laurent Robert has talked today about the new Newcastle side, who have a number of French players in their ranks. Laurent Robert - while at Newcastle Laurent played for Newcastle 129 times from 2001 through 2006, with 30 goals, and from 2005 through 2006, was on loan at Portsmouth.

Newcastle Youngster Signs Improved Five Year Deal At Newcastle

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19 year-old Sammy Ameobi has been given a new five year improved contract at Newcastle. Sammy Ameobi in action for England U21s last week The now two times capped England U21 International had a deal that was going to run out next summer, but Newcastle have come in an signed the very promising player [.

Three New French Based Players Could Be Arriving In January

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French football expert Ben Lyttleton has today talked about how well Newcastle have done,  with their concentration recently in buying French-based players. Alain Traore could arrive in January? With the game against Manchester City coming up on Saturday, Newcastle are getting some good publicity for their terrific start to the season.

Three Championship Clubs Interested In Nile Ranger Loan Deal

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Newcastle are attempting to ship Nile Ranger out on loan before next week's loan deadline rolls around. Nile Ranger - Championship clubs interested It seems that several Championship clubs are interested in the 20 year-old England U19 International, and they could offer to give him first team football.

Le Tissier Warming To Newcastle And Alan Pardew

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Some good words today from Matt Le Tissier about both Alan Pardew and the Newcastle side. Matt Le Tissier Tiote and Cabaye are heartbeat of the side Le Tissier spent his entire playing career Southampton, and in 540 appearances for the south coast side, scored 210 goals in career the lasted from 1986 through 2002.

Tiote Is Still Doubtful – Marveaux Is Out – Full Injury Update

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Well would you believe it Cheick Tiote is a doubt for Saturday after all. Sylvain Marveaux misses Man City game After looking at his comments of yesterday, we thought the Ivorian would be ready to play on Saturday afternoon, but as we half expected, Alan Pardew has come out and said it's still touch and [.

It Will Be An Emotional Day For Hatem Ben Arfa

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It was on October 3rd last year at Manchester City, Â that Ben Arfa broke his left leg in two places, and was out of the game for almost 10 months. Ben Arfa in action against Wigan And it was a rather vicious tackle from Dutchman Nigel De Jong, after only 3 minutes, Â and the [...]


Pardew’s Call To Fans – Let’s Get Back To Football

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Alan Pardew is determined that the recent controversy about the naming rights at St. James' Park will not affect him or his players. Alan Pardew - let's hope he's doing this at 5:00pm on Saturday That's certainly the right approach for Alan to take, Â as the Newcastle side face their biggest test of the season [.

Nexus Hasn’t Held Talks With Newcastle City Council On Shearer Statue

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Nexus have been in touch with us about the story that appeared in the Evening Chronicle yesterday, regarding the Alan Shearer statue. Alan Shearer - the great man himself The report in the Evening Chronicle said that Nexus and the Newcastle City Council were in talks over the creation of a Shearer statue, in time [.

Newcastle Players Will Not Be Affected By Naming Rights Issue

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Danny Simpson has been one of the surprise successes this season in a defense that has so far been unchanged in all the Premier League games. Danny Simpson - players will not be affected by controversy Danny has continued to improve this season, as he did last season, and has helped to create at Newcastle,  what is currently the best defense in the football league, with [.

Newcastle Players Will Not Be Affected By Naming Rights Issue

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Danny Simpson has been one of the surprise successes this season in a defense that has so far been unchanged in all the Premier League games. Danny Simpson - players will not be affected by controversy Danny has continued to improve this season, as he did last season, and has helped to create at Newcastle,  what is currently the best defense in the football league, with [.

Cheick Tiote Struggling To Be Fit – We Don’t Think So

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There's a report in the Daily Mail this morning that Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote is struggling to be fit for the game at Manchester City on Saturday. Cheick Tiote - should be fit for Saturday The Mail is reporting that the Ivory Coast midfielder has a medial ligament injury,  and has spent this week working with the club's medical staff to get fit [.

Mike Ashley Irritated By Newcastle Fans

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There's no doubt at all that Newcastle have made massive strides forward since the club was relegated from the Premier League for the first time ever in May of 2009. Mike Ashley not on the same wavelength as Newcastle fans And for most of the time Mike Ashley has made the right decisions since that terrible low point for the club,  starting with loaning the club over £30M [.

Cabaye Plays Full Game For France – Uninjured

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Yohan Cabaye played the full game for France as they drew 0-0 with Belgium in Paris tonight. Yohan Cabaye in action for France against Belgium Tuesday night And e news id that the French International came through the game unscathed and should now be fit to play for Newcastle at Manchester City on Saturday.

Cheick Tiote – We All Have To Fight For Our Places At Newcastle

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Cheick Tiote is fit again, and will be available for selection for the tough game at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Cheick Tiote could be back in the side Saturday And Yohan Cabaye has been passed fit to play for France tonight in Paris against Belgium, and if he comes though that game okay,  he will also be availbale to play [.

Alan Shearer And Jackie Milburn To Be Memorialized With Life Size Statues

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The Evening Chroncile is reporting today that there are plans in place for the unveiling of an Alan Shearer statue on St James' Boulevard. Alan Shearer always scoring The report is that the statue will be in place before the summer, and it's great news that one of Newcastle's best ever players, and the [.

Alan Shearer And Jackie Milburn To Be Memorialized With Life Size Statues

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The Evening Chroncile is reporting today that there are plans in place for the unveiling of an Alan Shearer statue on St James' Boulevard. Alan Shearer always scoring The report is that the statue will be in place before the summer, and it's great news that one of Newcastle's best ever players, and the [.

Cabaye Passes Fitness Test – Starts For France Against Belgium?

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It seems that Yohan Cabaye passed a fitness test yesterday,  and could play for France tonight when they entertain Belgium in Paris. So Newcastle fans and Alan Pardew will nervously await the result of tonight's game, not to learn  whether France won or not, but whether Yohan came through the game uninjured.

Coloccini Delays Signing New Contract At Newcastle

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News today that Fabricio Coloccini is in no particular rush to sign a new deal at Newcastle. Fabricio Coloccini - Newcastle captain and center-back Colo's current five year contract runs out in June of 2013, so there's no particular hurry to pen a new deal, although the same was true of Argentine compatriot Jonas Gutierrez, [.

Newcastle To Launch £2M Bid For Scottish International Striker

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News in the Daily Mail this morning that Newcastle will make a £2M move for striker Jordan Rhodes in the January transfer window. Jordan Rhodes scored for Scotland U21s last night after 75 seconds against Holland This is not the first time Newcastle have been linked with the 21 year-old Oldham-born striker, who is [.

Sammy Ameobi Starts In England U21 Surprise Defeat In Belgium

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Sammy Ameobi made his starting debut last night for the England U21 side in Belgium. Sammy Ameobi in action last night in Belgium But it was a surprise defeat for England after four successive wins in their Group 10, and after England were 1-0 up at the half, Belgium came back and won with two goals in the last 18 minutes, with the winner coming in [.

Newcastle Interested In 22 year-Old French Midfielder

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News in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle are tracking AJ Auxerre midfielder Alain Traore. Alain Traore - 22 year-old Auxerre midfielder The 22 year-old started his career at Planete Champion in 2004 before joining Auxerre one year later. The 5'10″ midfielder made his first team debut for Auxerre in 2006, and has played 33 times [.

Danny Guthrie Could Keep His Place At The Etihad Stadium

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It may not be a coincidence that the last time Newcastle were riding high under the great Bobby Robson,  John Carver was also Assistant Manager. Alan Pardew didn't waste much time in appointing John Carver last January When Bobby Robson took over from the hopeless Ruud Gullit in 1999, he was impressed with Carver and made him [.

Pardew – We Will Go To Manchester City Thinking We Can Win

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Newcastle face a tough trio of games coming up in the league, when they will visit the two Manchester clubs, and then have a home game against Chelsea over the next three Saturdays. Alan Pardew - we don't fear any side Newcastle have won seven and drawn four of their first 11 games to have the best start they have ever had in the [.

Alan Pardew’s Fantastic First Eleven Months At Newcastle

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Mike Williamson gave an excellent interview to the Newcastle local press over the weekend, and it's one we missed. Mike Williamson  Pardew proved himself to the players quickly But reading what Mike has said about how Alan Pardew came into a skeptical Newcastle squad last December, annoyed and disappointed about the way Chris Hughton had been fired, Mike shows that Alan has done almost everything right since he arrived on Tyneside.

Dan Gosling – Newcastle Now A Threat To The Top Sides

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Dan Gosling has played only five times so far for the Newcastle first team this season, but had a good run-out coming on for the injured Yohan  Cabaye in our last home game against his former club Everton. Dan Gosling - almost scores against Sunderland Even though Dan is a little disappointed not to get more playing time so far in the first team, [.

Dan Gosling – Newcastle Now A Threat To The Top Sides

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Dan Gosling has played only five times so far for the Newcastle first team this season, but had a good run-out coming on for the injured Yohan  Cabaye in our last home game against his former club Everton. Dan Gosling - almost scores against Sunderland Even though Dan is a little disappointed not to get more playing time so far in the first team, [.

Best Returns To Newcastle To Be Fit For Man City Game

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After Ireland's terrific 4-0 win at Estonia in the first leg of the Euro 2012 playoffs,  Ireland manager  Giovanni  Trapattoni has decided he does need Newcastle striker Leon Best for the second leg tomorrow night in Dublin's fair city. Leon Best in Ireland colors It seems almost certain that Ireland will now qualify, but they will still go out and try to win the second leg in [.

Continuity A Big Factor So Far In Newcastle’s Surprise Success

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Alan Pardew has had some amazing success this  season and it's an open question if his side can keep high up in the Premier League. Alan Pardew - kept the same defense in the league Pardew has had that success even after seeing three of his top players, captain Kevin Nolan, Jose Enrique and Joey Barton leave Newcastle in the summer, as Andy Carroll had done in January, when he left [.

Newcastle Reported After French International Striker In January

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The web-site CaughtOffside is reporting that Newcastle are interested in in Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud. Oliver Giroud while at Tours The news is that Newcastle are looking at funding a £6M move for the player who turned 25 in late September, and is therefore at least the right age and he stands 6'4″ tall.

Maiga – All Players Dream of Playing For A Club Like Newcastle

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It seems that Mobido Maiga is very likely to join Newcastle United in January. Mobido Maiga dream move to Newcastle  for all players The local press has said the fee for the Mali striker is around £6M and the deal is likely to take place in early January although Mobido will be leaving for the African Cup of [.

Newcastle After Defoe And Pavlyuchenko – Don’t Be Daft

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There is a news story out today that Newcastle will go after Tottenham Hotspur strikers, Jermain Defoe and Roman Pavlyuchenko in January. Jermain Defoe - Newcastle interested we don't think so Both strikers are having been having difficulty getting into the Tottenham starting eleven,  so it will not be Newcastle who are dumb enough to pay out big money for these two players, not to [.

Newcastle Still Want Pieters – Other January Targets Lined Up

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We have said a few times that we wouldn't be surprised if Erik Pieters arrives at Newcastle in January. Erik Pieters Newcastle target in January Newcastle were apparently very close to getting the PSV Dutch International left-back in the summer, and it's now clear that Newcastle will further strengthen their squad in January, with the defense being one  one area we expect them to concentrate on.

Graham Carr Interview – I’ve Watched Cabaye Since He Was 18

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There's no doubt that Chief Scout Graham Carr has been a huge cog in the seemingly successful wheel of Newcastle United over the last 18 months or so. Graham Carr talent spotter in chief Graham is essentially doing the job Dennis Wise was being paid £1M a year to do back in 2008, and the only difference is that graham is doing a much [.

Graham Carr Interview – I’ve Watched Cabaye Since He Was 18

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There's no doubt that Chief Scout Graham Carr has been a huge cog in the seemingly successful wheel of Newcastle United over the last 18 months or so. Graham Carr talent spotter in chief Graham is essentially doing the job Dennis Wise was being paid £1M a year to do back in 2008, and the only difference is that graham is doing a much [.

Newcastle Start To Season Outstanding – Alan Pardew Mr. Meticulous

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Gareth Southgate, the former Aston Villa and England International and once manager at Middlesbrough has called Alan Pardew meticulous in his planning. Alan Pardew call him Mr. Meticulous Alan Pardew has so far done a stunning job as Newcastle manager in the 11 months he's been on Tyneside, and has Newcastle 3rd top of the league in one fo their best [.

Derek Llambias Blasts Shearer, Keegan And Hughton

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Newcastle Managing Director has issued a foul mouthed tirade against Newcastle legends Alan Shearer and Kevin Keegan, and he's thrown in some criticism of Chris Hughton too. Foul mouthed attack on Alan Shearer and Kevin Keegan Derek hardly ever gives interviews, so it's just a little sad that when he does he use foul mouthed language and criticizes [.

Andy Carroll Worth Nowhere Near £35M – Derek LLambias

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Derek Llambias doesn't think Andy Carroll is worth anywhere near the £35M that Liverpool paid for the player last January. Andy Carroll when the local lad was at Newcastle And in the foul mouthed language Derek seems to use in everyday life, his actual statement about Andy Carroll was: "He's worth f*** all!

American Company Close To St. James Park Naming Rights – Nike?

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It seems that Newcastle are closing in on a deal for the naming rights of St. James' Park. And would you believe it - it's an American company  which is said to be the one anxious to get the naming rights to the famous Newcastle stadium. The news is that the naming rights could be as [...]


England Beat World Champions Spain 1-0

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An excellent result for the English fans this afternoon,  as England put in an excellent defensive display to beat World Champions Spain 1-0 at Wembley. Frank Lampard heads home the winner on 75 minutes And it was a bit of a fairy tale for England captain for the day, Frank Lampard, who headed in the winner on 49 minutes after a Darren [.

Hard Work Is The New Culture At St. James’ Park

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The Newcastle  players not away on International duty, put in three good hard days of training last week at the Benton Training Ground. Yohan Cabaye - likely to be fit for for Manchester City And Newcastle's new policy of bringing in players who are hungry to prove themselves on Tyneside seems to be paying off big time,  with the summer transfer window now looking one of the best [.

Newcastle After Former Barcelona Striker?

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There's a report out that Newcastle United are preparing to make a sensational move for striker Bojan Krkic Pérez, known as Bojan Krkic. Krkic was born in Linyola, Spain to a Serbian father and Spanish mother,  and he started his career at Barcelona with the Barcelona B side. The 21 year -old, who stands just [.

Renaming Of St. James’ Park A Fantastic Opportunity For Brands

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An expert in brands and advertising, who was unofficially consulted by Newcastle, before they made the decision to sell the naming rights of St. James' Park, thinks it's a fantastic opportunity for both Newcastle and sponsor alike. St. James' Park Jonathan Gabayis  a marketing adviser to some of the world's top companies, and because of the Tyneside fan support, the good name of Newcastle United, [.

Guthrie – Cabaye A Top Player And Well Liked In Dressing Room

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Danny Guthrie has done very well indeed in the last three games for Newcastle, after he came in and deputized for the injured Cheick Tiote. Danny Guthrie - played very well the last three games Danny has suffered a lot of injuries over the last year and a half, and his season got off to [...]


Guthrie – Cabaye A Top Player And Well Liked In Dressing Room

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Danny Guthrie has done very well indeed in the last three games for Newcastle, after he came in and deputized for the injured Cheick Tiote. Danny Guthrie - played very well the last three games Danny has suffered a lot of injuries over the last year and a half, and his season got off to [...]


Stuart Peace Delighted With England Debut Of Sammy Ameobi

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Former Newcastle left back Stuart Pearce, now managing the England U21 side told Sammy Ameobi, after his England U21 debut on Thursday night, that he was delighted with the youngster's performance and thought Sammy played really well. Sammy Ameobi Pearce impressed with the Newcastle youngster The 19 year-old had only been called up to the squad on Tuesday evening, because of injuries [.

Northern Rock Pull Out Of Sponsorship – Two New Sponsors Wanted

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The BBC reported yesterday that Northern Rock has ended its shirt sponsorship deal with Newcastle United early. The deal that was announced in January of 2010, when Newcastle were still in the Championship, was for only £10M over four years, and that was not particularly a good deal, but probably the best the club could [.

How Newcastle Players Fared In International Competition

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Demba Ba and Tamas Kadar both gained an additional cap yesterday in games their countries won. Tamas Kadar - gained second full cap for Hungary And some other good news is that Yohan Cabaye was an unused substitute in France's 1-0 win over the USA. Â So Yohan must have been fit enough to have possibly [.

64% Of Newcastle Fans Disapprove Renaming St. James’ Park

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The poll we are running to get the fans' reaction to renaming St. James' Park is still ongoing. Sports Direct Arena? But with over 2300 votes cast, 64% do not agree with the decision,  and 26% support it,  with the rest, 10%, still not sure. Here is the poll, and if you've already voted the results will show [.

International Break Has Come At A Good Time For Newcastle

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It seems that this International break has come at a good time for Newcastle. Danny Simpson - still improving at Newcastle We have a few injuries with some of our top players at the moment, and it gives them a chance to recover, while not missing too many Newcastle games either. Cheick Tiote should be fit for [.

Money Cannot Buy Newcastle’s Team Spirit

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It seems that the departure of some of the big personalities and talkers in the Newcastle dressing room have allowed others to come out of their shells. Steven Taylor the masked man at the heart of Newcastle defense Certainly my son Neil keeps saying it was probably a big relief to many of the [...

Ranger Pleads Guilty To Drunk Driving – Just Over Legal Limit

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Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger will have to pay £3,400 in court costs, after he pleaded guilty yesterday to drunk-driving. Nile Ranger - pleaded guilty got reduced fine The London-born player admitted to the drunk driving offense yesterday in court,  after he had been stopped by police when he was driving his new Range [.

Ranger Pleads Guilty To Drunk Driving – Just Over Legal Limit

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Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger will have to pay £3,400 in court costs, after he pleaded guilty yesterday to drunk-driving. Nile Ranger - pleaded guilty got reduced fine The London-born player admitted to the drunk driving offense yesterday in court,  after he had been stopped by police when he was driving his new Range [.

Are Newcastle Interested In Solomon Kalou?

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There are reports in the last few days  that Newcastle may be interested in Chelsea's Salomon Kalou. Salomon Kalou- Newcastle interested? Newcastle will definitely bring in a new striker in January, to further bolster their squad, although two possibilities seem to be Modibo Maiga of Sochaux and Luuk de Jong of FC Twente, if you [.

Are Newcastle Interested In Solomon Kalou?

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There are reports in the last few days  that Newcastle may be interested in Chelsea's Salomon Kalou. Salomon Kalou- Newcastle interested? Newcastle will definitely bring in a new striker in January, to further bolster their squad, although two possibilities seem to be Modibo Maiga of Sochaux and Luuk de Jong of FC Twente, if you [.

Alan Pardew Not Sure Why Newcastle Defense So Good

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One area of the team that has improved significantly this season is the Newcastle defense. Alan Pardew we have good defense for whatever reason And it seems that the players have improved since we have no new players ion the side then have been around for the last couple of seasons. The makeshift left back Ryan Taylor has improved significantly and is on his way to [.

Pressure On LLambias To Get Shirt Sponsor By Year’s End

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Newcastle need to generate more revenues, Â if they are to be able to live with the best teams in England and Europe. Mike Ashley and Derek Llambias That's certainly true, Â but as we have mentioned on the naming right of St. James' Park, Â certain things should be untouchable and that's one of them.

LLambias – We Should Get Up £10M A Year For Renaming Rights

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Mike Ashley seems fond of shocking people, Â and his latest shock is to change the name of St. James' Park without any discussion whatsoever. Derek Llambias tries to explain the renaming of St. James' Park That's what you get to do when you own a football club outright, and if the fans don't like [.

Shola Ameobi And Leon Best Fit – Cabaye Scan Results Today

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Newcastle are trying to get their players fit for the first of three monumental games at Manchester City a week on Saturday. Cheick Tiote should be fit for Man City game And there seems to be some good news today regarding Shola Ameobi and Leon Best, and both look to be fit for that game. Last [.

Some Worrying News On Mike Williamson

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There's some bad news today that Mike Williamson is facing another five weeks out with his injured ankle. Mike Williamson out at least another five weeks No surgery was carried out on the ankle, but in retrospect that may have been the best option,  as Mike's ankle doesn't seem to be healing very quickly.

Do You Support Mike Ashley Decision To Rename St. James’ Park?

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We've decided to hold a poll to get the opinions of Newcastle fans on the name change to St. James' Park that was announced yesterday. Before we do that we'd like to take some emotion out of it by putting the two basic sides of the argument. One side is that Newcastle's revenues are still under £100M, and over the last five years Newcastle have [.

Birmingham Interested In Acquiring Newcastle Striker Nile Ranger

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News in the Daily Mail today that Chris Hughton's Birmingham City are willing to take Nile Ranger from Newcastle. Nile Ranger in action against Chelsea Nile's career has gone off track this season with three arrests being made, with one assault and two drink related charges all happening over the last couple of months.

Steve Harper Extends Loan at Brighton and Hove Albion

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New today that Steve Harper will extend his loan deal at Brighton until January. Steve Harper on loan at Brighton Steve initially went on a month long loan spell to Brighton, but of course he's a good and experienced goalkeeper and it hasn't taken Brighton manager Gus Poyet long to realize that.

John Carver Bemoans Lack of Respect For Newcastle

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John Carver has rather surprisingly spoken out today about those who are saying the Manchester City game is the first real test of the season for Newcastle. John Carver - bemoans lack of respect Newcastle are 3rd top of the Premier League with 25 points from their first 11 games, and have so far played only one top six [.

Owner Angers Fans By Renaming St. James’ Park – Sports Direct Arena

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Newcastle United have renamed St James' Park the Sports Direct Arena after owner Mike Ashley's company. Sports Direct Arena In a stunning and unexpected move by Mike Ashley yesterday it seems the famous St. James' Park name is no more. It has been the home of Newcastle United since 1892, and it is currently the [.

Mike Williamson So Humbled By Children’s Bravery

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Newcastle's injured center-back Mike Williamson was the guest of honor at the Bravehearts of the North East awards ceremony yesterday at St. James' Park. Mike Williamson with one of the brave young souls More than 30 children attended St. James' Park yesterday to be presented with bravery awards by Mike Williamson and BBC Look North's [.

Pardew Pushes New Contract For Guthrie – New Deal Imminent

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We had an article out yesterday which basically said that Danny Guthrie had earned a new contract on Tyneside, because of his excellent play over the last  three games and that Newcastle should give him it. Danny Guthrie new deal soon on the table Danny's current four year deal he signed in the summer of 2008 when he [.

Three Top Youngsters To Leave Newcastle To Get Games

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has decided to allow some of Newcastle's top youngsters to go out on loan to get first team experience. Shane Ferguson to go out on loan And the three who will be allowed to leave are three of the top young players on Tyneside in Shane Ferguson, Mehdi Abeid and Haris [.

Manchester United Monitoring Yohan Cabaye

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There have been reports that Manchester United are monitoring top Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye. Yohan Cabaye - after scoring against Wigan his first goal for Newcastle There was news earlier that the Red Devils were monitoring Cheick Tiote, Newcastle other top class central midfielder.

Damba Ba And Tiote Could Miss Up To Four Games

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Demba Ba hopes Newcastle fans will understand why he has to go off in January to play for Senegal in the African Cup of  Nations. Demba Ba playing for Senegal That competition is similar to the European Championships, but the big difference is the African Cup of Nations has been every two years since 1968, and the European Championships, like [.

Yohan Cabaye Could Still Play At Manchester City

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There's some good news and then some not so good news about Yohan Cabaye today. Terrific shot of Yohan Cabaye in action Cabaye is currently at the French Clairefontaine Football Academy for tests on his groin injury, but French manager Laurent Blanc told the French media yesterday that he would be keeping Yohan with the French squad [.

Demba Ba Will Score Goals – Whatever Number Is On His Back

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One of the many reasons Newcastle are standing in 3rd place in the Premier League right now is the form and goals of a certain Mr. Demba Ba. Demba Ba 8 goals in 12 appearances for Newcastle this season And not only has 26 year-old Demba Ba been simply outstanding this season, since his free transfer from [.

Newcastle Getting Great Publicity – Must Push On After Difficult Games

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Newcastle's next two games are at the two Manchester clubs, who happen to be the two clubs above them in the Premier League. Alan Pardew has done gerat so far at Newcastle Both games are away so it's hard to think of any more difficult  games there will be for the lads this season. But Newcastle will finish in the top ten or even higher, not if  they [.

Mehdi Abeid One To Watch At Newcastle

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Mehdi Abeid hasn't had many chances in the Newcastle first team yet. Mehdi Abeid very promising youngster at Newcastle But when he did play in the first team during pre-season, and in the whole game at Nottingham Forest in the Carling Cup in September, he looked an accomplished player, who could have a great future on Tyneside.

Alan Pardew Getting The Very Best Out Of The Newcastle Squad

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19 year-old Sammy Ameobi has now joined up with the England U21 squad,  and he will be hoping he makes his debut for the side on Thursday, when they play Iceland at Colchester in their Group 8 qualifier. Sammy Ameobi - after scoring that great goal at Scunthorpe Shola's younger brother is only one of the players who seem [.

Guthrie Making Case For New Newcastle Contract – Give Him It

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Danny Guthrie's four year contract runs out at Newcastle next summer, and no new contract offer has yet been made by the club. Danny Guthrie been great in last three games But if the 24 year-old's form over the last three games, when he came in to replace an Injured Cheick Tiote is anything to go by, he [.

Give Dan Gosling Time – He’ll Still Come Good At Newcatsle

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Dan Gosling has had a tough time of it since he arrived on Tyneside  in the summer of 2010 from Everton, and is finding it difficult to get games at Newcastle. Dan Gosling - needs more playing time But Dan isn't the only good player who is being kept out of the starting eleven these days, as Alan Pardew has quite rightly stuck with the men [.

Newcastle Linked With Three Players For January

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There have been some recent articles out suggesting that Huddersfield Town striker Jordan Rhodes could be a Newcastle target. Jordan Rhodes are Newcastle really interested? The Oldham-born player who is the son of the former Barnsley and Oldham Athletic player and current Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeping coach, Andy Rhodes.

Sammy Ameobi Gets Call-Up To England U21 Squad

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England Under-21 boss Stuart Pearce has made three changes to his 25-man squad for the Euro 2013 qualifier against Iceland in Colchester on Thursday. Sammy Ameobi England U21 call-up With Sunderland's Connor Wickham and Middlesbrough's Alex Nimely both out with injury, and Jack Rodwell promoted to the full England squad,  Sammy Ameobi of Newcastle is one of [.

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player Against Everton?

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As some of you may have known I've been having some trouble with my polls on the site for a while. But in a rare bit of clear thinking (very rare) I fixed the problem about 10 minutes ago. So here's the poll for Saturday's game:


Tim Krul On Cloud Nine – It’s Like A Dream

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Tim Krul has made an excellent start to his career as the Newcastle number one goalkeeper. Tim Krul delighted at end of game on Saturday The Dutch Geordie has been on Tyneside since the summer of 2005, when then manger Graeme Souness signed the then 17 year-old goalkeeper from his home town club ADO [.

The Resilience Of The Newcastle Defending Was Outstanding

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The work that Alan Pardew has done all season with the Newcastle defense is playing off with lots of points so far. A happy Alan Pardew on Saturday In another resilient display of defending in the second half,  Newcastle blanked Everton and so came away with the 2-1 victory that propelled  Newcastle briefly up to second place in the league immediately after the game.

Steven Taylor Remembers Last Unbeaten Run – He Was Eight Years Old

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As we reported yesterday Newcastle's fantastic start to the season is the third best ever by Newcastle in the Premier League. Steven Taylor beats Saha to the ball on Saturday The first two seasons in the Premier League back in the mid 1990s when Kevin Keegan was manager,  are the only times Newcastle started a Premier League season better than this season.

Full Newcastle Injury Update After Saturday’s Three Casualties

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Alan Pardew has rated the players who came off during Saturday's game against Everton as all doubtful for the top match at Manchester City a week on Saturday. Shola Ameobi - could make Man City game This is what Alan said after the game, and while the three are all doubtful, he is not ruling [...]


Newcastle Add To Their Youth Coaching Ranks

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Liverpool-born former England international defender Dave Watson,  has just been appointed Newcastle's Under-18s Coach. Dave Watson joins Newcastle from Wigan While the 49-year-old started his playing career with Liverpool he never played for the first team, and spent his playing career at Norwich City and Everton, where he played a total of 631 times with [.

Pardew Orchestrates Newcastle Fans – Ryan Taylor A Lovely Lad

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The Newcastle fans were out in force on Saturday afternoon as over 50,600 turned out at St.James' Park to witness the win against Everton. Alan Pardew - looking exasperated during Saturday's game Alan Pardew seems like he just cannot believe his luck to not only be the Newcastle manager, but to laso have the side [.

Alan Pardew – I Want Newcastle Fans To Dream Again

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It was clear to see and hear how the Newcastle fans urged their team on to  hang onto all 3 points on Saturday. Ryan Taylor - what a goal for new son Henry! As we had expected,  Everton under David Moyes just never give up, and we've seen his side score a couple of injury time goals in [...]


Newcastle Prepare To Play The Best In Europe

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Newcastle have won seven and drawn four in their first eleven games in Europe. Alan Pardew - so far so very good And next up for the side is Manchester City who have spent more than half a billion pounds on assembling their team over the last three years and it's probably the best team money can buy.

This Is Newcastle’s Third Best Start Ever In The Premier League

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25 points from the first 11 games is the third best start ever to a Premier League season by Newcastle. Kevin Keegan in 1996 I'd love it I'd just love it And it's only behind the first two seasons that Newcastle ever spent in the Premier League, back in the 1990s when the [...]


Newcastle May Need A Superstar To Get To The Next Level

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Alan Pardew has admitted today that during the summer,  he was a lot more confident than most on how Newcastle would do this season. Alan Pardew - we may need a superstar Alan is a confident man, and like most people who are successful, he's also very positive. And since he's arrived on Tyneside, there's been an upbeat air [.

Coloccini Offered Five Year Deal On Improved Terms

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There is some very good news being reported this morning in the Sunday Sun about Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini. And it's that the club have offered Colo a five year deal at huge wages to keep him on Tyneside for the rest of his career. The sublime player turns 30 in January and if he [...]


It’s Possible That Newcastle Could Sack Nile Ranger

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Newcastle owner Mike Ashley and Managing Directer Derek LLambias are currently in Barbados, but when they return they will make a decision on Nile Ranger's future. Nile Ranger has been charged with three different offenses This news is bring reported in the Sunday Mirror today, and Newcastle will need to do something, since the 20 year-old seems almost out of [.

Cabaye And Marveuax Will Miss Next Game – Best Also Injured

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Newcastle started the game against Everton yesterday without Shola Ameobi, Cheick Tiote and Mike Williamson, but the ended the game with three more players injured. Ryan Taylor mobbed after great goal yesterday Before the game early  yesterday,  Shola Ameobi had been interviewed and said he hoped to be be fit again from his hamstring injury for the visit to Manchester City in a  couple of weeks time.

Alan Pardew Thanks Newcastle Fans For Yesterday’s Support

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Alan Pardew gave immense credit to the Newcastle crowd for the win yesterday against Everton. Ryan Taylor accosted by Leon Best after scoring wonder goal As we had expected the attendance of 50,671 was the biggest of the season, and just 2,000 short of capacity. And one reason for that was the club selling almost [.

New Center-Back To Arrive At Newcastle In January?

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Birmingham City may be forced to sell some of their players in January to balance the books. Liam Ridgewell Newcastle target in January? That will hardly help new manager Chris Hughton, who is busy doing extremely well at Blackburn Rovers,  after he had a terrific 18 months managing Newcastle United, when he got us promoted from the Championship [.

It Was A Difficult Game For Newcastle Today

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Alan Pardew admitted it was a difficult game for Newcastle this afternoon. Alan Pardew - tough game today The lads found themselves 2-0 up after 29 minutes, and that was  courtesy of an own goal from Heitinger on 11 minutes, and a typical Ryan Taylor rocket after 29 minutes,  but Everton, as usual, never gave up today.

Ryan Taylor – Goal Was For My Son Henry

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Ryan Taylor was interviewed immediately after the game by ESPN, as it turned out that Ryan's wonder goal after 29 minutes was the winner. Ryan Taylor fantastic winning goal today Newcastle are now on 25 points and in second place in the Premier League but they carried a lot of luck in this game, especially in the second half.

Newcastle 2 Everton 1 – Video Highlights

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Newcastle 2 Everton 1 – Ryan Taylor Wonder Goal Wins It – Full Report

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Newcastle hung on this afternoon against a fighting Everton side, as they had gone 2-0 up after 29 minutes. But then Everton scored a goal seconds before the break and they pressed Newcastle in the second half, but somehow the Newcastle side held out, and they had the luck with them this afternoon, let's be [.

Marveaux Starts – Guthrie Continues In Central Midfield

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As expected, Sylvain Marveaux makes his full Premier League debut this afternoon, in place of the injured Gabriel Obertan. And Cheick Tiote must have failed his fitness test this morning,  because Danny Guthrie continues in central midfield in partnership with Frenchman Yohan Cabaye. Peter Lovenkrands returns to the substitutes bench for the game which kicks off at 12:45 pm, [.

A Win Today Will Send Newcastle Fans Into Dreamland

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The Newcastle players can look forward to a bumper crowd this afternoon, with the crowd expected to exceed 50,000 for the first time this season. Alan Pardew let's hope he's doing this today too That's partly because Newcastle have sold almost 4,000 additional season tickets with their cut price offer to existing season ticket holders, and it's also because the lads [.

Leon Best Due A Goal Against Everton This Afternoon

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Demba  Ba has scored 8 goals in the last five games, but his strike partner Leon Best is going through a dry spell, so to speak, and hasn't scored any goals in that same period. Leon Best - scoring against Fulham Leon did receive a well deserved call-up to the Ireland squad late last week, for their important Euro 2012 play-off games against  Estonia.

Pardew To Bring In New Number 9 At Newcastle

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We had an article out last Tuesday suggesting that Demba Ba should be the new number 9 on Tyneside . Demba Ba after scoring at Stoke again! With 8 Premier League goals from his last 5 games he's hitting the goals trail big time this season, and Newcastle manager Alan Pardew said today [...]


Pardew To Bring In New Number 9 At Newcastle

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We had an article out last Tuesday suggesting that Demba Ba should be the new number 9 on Tyneside . Demba Ba after scoring at Stoke again! With 8 Premier League goals from his last 5 games he's hitting the goals trail big time this season, and Newcastle manager Alan Pardew said today [...]


Being At Newcastle Is A Dream And I Don’t Want It To End

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Yohan Cabaye has given an excellent interview to Louise Taylor of the Guardian. Yohan Cabaye head down, eyes on the ball perfect And Yohan reveals some things about himself, and has said it is a dream to be at Newcastle United, and he doesn't want that dream to end. This is some of what he told Louise [.

Sir John Hall – Mike Ashley Is Doing A Very Good Job

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Most Newcastle fans thought it would take many seasons  to build Newcastle into a good side again, with the way owner Mike Ashley was unwilling to spend money in the transfer market. Hall signed Alan Shearer for £15M in the summer of 1996 But we are now sitting pretty in 3rd place in the league, [.

Newcastle vs Everton – Match Preview

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If Newcastle can get at least a point in tomorrow's game against Everton then they will remain in 3rd place in the Premier League through the two week  International break. A win will see Newcastle move up to 25 points from 11 games, and since we have Man City, Man United and Chelsea in successive games after tomorrow's, it would [.

Pardew – Ryan Taylor As Good As Enrique

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We've been so impressed with the way Ryan Taylor has settled in at left back, especially after the shaky game he had at QPR early in the season. Ryan Taylor new Newcastle left-back And Ryan is keeping up the good form, and the 27 year-old had another outstanding game at Stoke City on Monday night,  when [.

Sir John Hall – Pardew Doing Great Job At Newcastle

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Sir John Hall ran the Newcastle during that great time when Newcastle were flying high in the 1990′s under manager Kevin Keegan. Alan Pardew - done great at Newcastle And Sir John, in an interview today with GOAL has said he thinks that manager Alan Pardew is doing a great job at the Tyneside club, although he's been surprised at just how well Alan has done, just like [.

Pardew Would Be Really Really Pleased With A Point Tomorrow

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It seems that Alan Pardew will be happy with a point tomorrow, and keep Newcastle's unbeaten record in the Premier League this season. Alan Pardew happy with a point tomorrow If Newcastle can do that and City can remain unbeaten at QPR tomorrow afternoon, then that will set up a game between the only two unbeaten sides in the Premier League, in [.

I Want To Become A Consistent Manager At Newcastle

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One good thing about experience, Â is that if you can learn from your past mistakes, Â you can become better in what you do. Alan Pardew wants to become more consistent And when Alan Pardew was appointed Newcastle manager, we knew he had had many ups and downs in his managerial career, which started at [.

Alan Pardew – There’s A Pride Returning To Newcastle

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Geordie  pride is returning to Newcastle,  as the team is doing so much better this season than we ever thought possible. John Carver and Alan Pardew have done great this year When Alan Pardew was appointed Newcastle manager last December, not many fans thought  he would be a good appointment, in fact most of us thought it was simply a hopeless choice.

Alan Pardew – There’s A Pride Returning To Newcastle

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Geordie  pride is returning to Newcastle,  as the team is doing so much better this season than we ever thought possible. John Carver and Alan Pardew have done great this year When Alan Pardew was appointed Newcastle manager last December, not many fans thought  he would be a good appointment, in fact most of us thought it was simply a hopeless choice.

Harry Redknapp Is Pardew’s Choice For Next England Manager

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Alan Pardew has recently been linked with the England job once Fabio Capello leaves the position after next summer's Euro 2012 Championships. Alan Pardew not interested in becoming England manager After foreign managers like Fabio and Sven Eriksson, there is a strong feeling that the next England manager should be English.

Pardew – How Good Are Newcastle – We Don’t Know

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Alan Pardew and the Newcastle coaches are doing their very best to ensure the Newcastle players keep their feet firmly on the ground. Alan Pardew with his record no wonder he's laughing! After the best start by Newcastle in 16 years, Newcastle are indeed flying high, and have 22 points from their first 10 league games of the season, and are in 3rd place, [.

Leon Best – Alan Pardew Has Helped Me

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Leon Best has finally been called up by Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni, for the vital Euro 2012 play-off games against Estonia. Leon Best Alan Pardew been a big help Leon has not been in the Ireland squad for a while, Â and the Italian manager has recently said he just doesn't work hard enough during [.

Newcastle United Featured In The Wall Street Journal

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I cannot remember too many times when there's been an article on Newcastle United in the Wall Street Journal. But there's one in there today, and it describes how Newcastle have been a startling success so far in England's Premier League this season and are currently 3rd top of the league above Chelsea.

No Place For Racism In Football Or Today’s World

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News today that Northumbria Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with racial abuse that was sent to Sammy Ameobi's twitter account. Sammy Ameobi racially abused on twitter The Newcastle United club had posted a message earlier this week saying their 19 year-old player had told them he had been racially abused on his Twitter account.

Can The Masked Man Grab First England Cap?

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Anybody who saw Steven Taylor's performance at Stoke City on Monday night would have been impressed with another solid performance from the Newcastle center-back. Steven Taylor can masked man get England cap? When Alan Pardew arrived at the club last December, he quickly identified Steven as a key player for Newcastle, Â and helped to [.

Newcastle Winger Out For Up To Four Weeks

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Injuries are part and parcel of the football game, and news today that French winger Gabriel Obertan could be out for up to a month with a toe infection. Gabriel Obertan out up to four weeks with infected toe But to course that's exactly why you must have a strong squad in football these days,  so other [.

Pardew’s Savvy Game Plans Are Working A Treat At The Moment

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Newcastle's game plan on  Monday night at Stoke worked a treat. Alan Pardew it worked at the final whistle on Monday night And you can bet that game will be used as a model for other sides who have to take on Stoke City, as they work out just how well Newcastle dealt with the aerial threat of [.

Pardew’s Savvy Game Plans Are Working A Treat At The Moment

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Newcastle's game plan on  Monday night at Stoke worked a treat. Alan Pardew it worked at the final whistle on Monday night And you can bet that game will be used as a model for other sides who have to take on Stoke City, as they work out just how well Newcastle dealt with the aerial threat of [.

Newcastle Sell Almost 4,000 Additional Season Tickets

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Newcastle have come out and said they they have sold almost 4,000 extra season tickets. St. James' Park That's really good news because it will see the crowd at each home game at St. James' Park that much bigger, and that will only help the players get those points. And it's good for the club too from, [.

Newcastle Sell Almost 4,000 Additional Season Tickets

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Newcastle have come out and said they they have sold almost 4,000 extra season tickets. St. James' Park That's really good news because it will see the crowd at each home game at St. James' Park that much bigger, and that will only help the players get those points. And it's good for the club too from, [.

Newcastle Identify Top Winger Target

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There was some odd news last night, that Blackburn have put a fee of £18M on their top young winger,  Junior Hoilett. Junior Hoilett on Newcastle radar screen Blackburn have been trying for some time to get the 21 year-old to sign a new contract,  but he has not done that, and manager Steve [...

Nile Ranger Has Cooked His Goose At Newcastle

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It wasn't exactly unexpected, and news that Nile Ranger has been formally charged with assault. Nile Ranger career over at Newcastle? So Newcastle are making headlines for the wrong reasons today, and Nile has been formally charged with assault after an alleged attack in the Bigg Market in the Newcastle City center  left a man with a suspected broken jaw.

Alan Smith Likely To Get Loan Move In January

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Alan Smith has been linked with a move away from Newcastle on loan when January rolls around. Alan Smith likely to go on loan in January But to hear Alan talk today,  he very much wants to stay at Newcastle through June, when his contract runs out, and he talks about the Newcastle club's new policy, and that every [.

We’re Happy If The Newcastle Fans Are Happy

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Newcastle's new striker Demba Ba  is certainly starting to make a name for himself on Tyneside. Demba Ba with the match ball on Wednesday The Senegal striker has scored an amazing 8 goals for Newcastle in his last 5 games, and in 2011 in the Premier League he has scored 15 goals in just 24 appearances for West Ham and Newcastle - not bad at all.

Ryan Taylor Such A Great Example To Other Professionals

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We've always liked Ryan Taylor, ever  since he joined Newcastle in a makeweight deal when Charles N'Zogbia was signed by Wigan for £6M plus Ryan Taylor in January of 2009. Ryan Taylor great example to other professionals And in his first two and a half seasons at Newcastle through last summer, the former Tranmere Rovers player  had played [.

Pardew Happy With Draw On Saturday – But We Need A Win

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Alan Pardew is trying to make sure that his players keep their feet on the ground. Alan Pardew happy after great win at Stoke And the Newcastle manager, who has been a huge success so far on Tyneside, thinks that if Newcastle can get a point against Everton at home on Saturday afternoon, it will be a good result for the side, [.

Newcastle Reserves Win 2-0 At Wigan – Remain Unbeaten

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It's not just the Newcatsle first team that is doing so well this season. Patrick Nzuzi 19 year-old played at right back last night The win puts Newcastle 4 points clear of second placed Sunderland in the Barclay's North Premier Reserve league, and they also have a game in hand, and Newcastle Reserves have won five [.

Peter Lovenkrands To Leave Newcastle Next Year

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Peter Lovenkrands' contract at Newcastle runs out next summer, and while it seems that Newcastle want to extend his contract,  Peter wants to move to a club where he will get more playing time. Peter Lovenkrands contract ends next summer It's hard to blame Peter for that, and we could even see Newcastle try to sell [.

Peter Lovenkrands To Leave Newcastle Next Year

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Peter Lovenkrands' contract at Newcastle runs out next summer, and while it seems that Newcastle want to extend his contract,  Peter wants to move to a club where he will get more playing time. Peter Lovenkrands contract ends next summer It's hard to blame Peter for that, and we could even see Newcastle try to sell [.

Newcastle Again Linked With Senegal Striker

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News today that Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur are fighting it out for Lille striker Moussa Sow. Moussa Sow are Newcastle interested? Sow had an excellent season last season playing for the eventual French Champions, and since Newcastle were watching Yohan Cabaye, who joined them in the summer for a bargain €5M price tag, [.

Work Rate One Key To Newcastle Success

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One of the many things we liked about Newcastle's performance at Stoke City was the way the Newcastle players worked tirelessly to close down the opposition. Steven Taylor in that mask of his They didn't give the Stoke players much time at all when they got the ball, and it's very clear the Newcastle [.

Demba Ba – I Can Still Get Better – New Newcastle Number 9?

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Demba Ba has been phenomenal for Newcastle so far this season, with 8 Premier League goals so far. Demba Ba congratulated by Ryan Taylor after scoring And indeed, if Ba continues his goal scoring form then then Alan Pardew may have to rethink who he gives that famous number 9 shirt to. This is what Demba said to [.

Gary Neville Lauds The New Newcastle United

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If Newcastle can get back into the big time,  it will be a different type of side that brings Newcastle some success, in contrast to the sides we've had since the Kevin Keegan era. Gary Neville while at Manchester United Who's that guy behind him? When Newcastle were flying high in the first Keegan era, Newcastle [.

Take A Bow Newcastle Manager Alan Pardew

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We're completely astonished at what Alan Pardew seems to have achieved since he arrived on Tyneside last December. Alan Pardew - his face says at all at the end of the game Of course he wasn't welcomed as the very popular Chris Hughton was sacked,  for no real reason. But Chris has landed on his feet at Birmingham City and their 0-0 [.

Danny Guthrie – It’s A Fantastic Result For Newcastle

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Danny Guthrie again deputized for the injured Cheick Tiote last night in Newcastle's great 3-1 win at Stoke, and he showed once again he can get the job done for Newcastle when called upon. Danny Guthrie in action last night It's a bit of a dodgy time for the former Liverpool midfielder,  because his contract at Newcastle runs out next June, but with displays like he's put in the last couple of games,  he [.

Nile Ranger Charged With Being Drunk And Disorderly

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Nile Ranger's career at Newcastle is almost certainly over. Nile Ranger charged with being drunk and disorderly The 20 year-old was again arrested following a night out drinking with friends on Saturday night, and this comes just days after Ranger learned he will have to face court action for an alleged drunk-driving offence.

Nile Ranger Charged With Being Drunk And Disorderly

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Nile Ranger's career at Newcastle is almost certainly over. Nile Ranger charged with being drunk and disorderly The 20 year-old was again arrested following a night out drinking with friends on Saturday night, and this comes just days after Ranger learned he will have to face court action for an alleged drunk-driving offence.

Newcastle Announce Their Arrival Back In The Big Time

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Stoke City suffered their first home league defeat of the season last night to a brave  Newcastle side 3-1. Demba Ba after scoring his second goal The Magpies went into this game only too well aware of what Stoke's plan would be, and the Newcastle defense again put in a stalwart performance at the back,  as Ryan Taylor was rattled and injured at least three [.