Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2011

Newcastle Drop To 12th Place – Sunderland Hammered 3-0

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After today's early results, Newcastle have dropped down to 12th place in the league table. Sunderland lost again, this time at home to Fulham, who are in form and won the game fairly easily 3-0, and move on to 45 points, 4 points above the Magpies and a goal difference of +7, much better than [...]


Liverpool vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Liverpool are one of the best sides in the Premier League at the moment, so perhaps we'll get a good performance from the Newcastle side tomorrow. Newcastle seem to be able to get themselves ready for a big game, and with any luck the lads could even turn in a similar performance to the one [...]


Newcastle Likely To Sign Stephen Ireland This Summer

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Alan Pardew has today played down the word on Stephen Ireland that he's a very difficult player to handle. Stephen Ireland will he be smiling like this in the summer? Stephen has had a tough time of things over the last 18 months in football, since he's fallen out with both of his [...]


Mike Ashley Has Final Say On Newcastle Transfers

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Alan Pardew has given quite a few interviews today, and in one of them he talks about the upcoming summer transfer window. Mike Ashley - will have final say on all transfers It's obvious that one of the major priorities at Newcastle in the summer is to bring in at least one top striker to [...]


Alan Pardew – I’ll Never Forget That First Liverpool Game – Ever

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Newcastle famously beat Liverpool 3-1 at St. James' Park in Alan Pardew's first game in charge on 11th December. Alan Pardew I'll never forget the Liverpool game ever And Alan has come out today and said he will never forget that day, for the atmosphere at St. James' Park and his first win [...]


Nolan – It’s Better That Andy Carroll Left Newcastle

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Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan has been talking about his pal Andy Carroll today in the Daily Maul, a day before Newcastle meet Liverpool at Anfield. Andy Carroll - in training at Liverpool It will be a tough game for Newcastle, but if they can play with the spirit and skill they played against Manchester United, [.

Fringe Players Have Ensured Newcastle’s Safety

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We've been quite impressed with Alan Pardew since he arrived on Tyneside. Alan Pardew thanks fringe players at Newcastle It's true that Alan's record is very similar to the record former manager Chris Hughton had over the first half of the season. Chris was rather unfairly dismissed in December, after he had Newcastle on [.

Joe Barton Ready To Join Nolan Long Term At Newcastle

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The stars are starting to line up for Newcastle United. Joey Barton in action at Stoke City Some would say it's about time, since some of us haven't got an awful lot of time left, before we can see Newcastle being very successful again. There was great news about captain Kevin Nolan this week, [...

Attracting Good Players To Newcastle Is Not A Problem

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One of the things we've been impressed with over the last couple of years is the good deals Newcastle seem to have picked up in the transfer market. Alan Pardew - I'll get the players in If we were to hazard a guess, then owner Mike Ashley is very keen to get value for money, [...]


Has Bidding Way For Jose Enrique Already Started?

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It could be that a bidding war is brewing for Newcastle's top left-back Jose Enrique. Jose Enrique - has been great for Newcastle Let's be clear from the start that we would love for Jose to stay on Tyneside, because he's a good player and been very loyal to the club in his nearly four [...]


3 Points From The Next Two Games The Target

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Mike Williamson has had a very good season at Newcastle and has already proved he can hold his own in the Premier League. Mike Williamson - it wasn't me ref honest! Mike and Fab Coloccini have played so well together for Newcastle this season, that Steven Taylor cannot get his game at the moment. [.

TV Broadcast Scheduled To Embarrass Newcastle – Pardew

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Alan Pardew has come out today and said he thinks the reason the Liverpool Newcastle game was rescheduled for the top 4pm Sunday game is that they were hoping to embarrass Newcastle. Andy Carroll - Liverpool center forward Pardew says he thinks Sky Sports were hoping Newcastle would be in relegation trouble and that Andy [.

Kevin Nolan – My New Deal Almost Done And Dusted

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As we were told yesterday Kevin Nolan's deal to stay long term at Newcastle is almost complete and ready to be signed. Kevin Nolan a great captain for Newcastle Kevin has been in advanced discussions with the club for a good few weeks now as Alan Pardew is hoping to build up some momentum [...]


Steven Taylor Waxes Lyrical About Andy Carroll

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Probably the two best youngsters to come through the Newcastle Academy over the last several years are local lads Andy Carroll and Steven Taylor. Andy Carroll while still a Newcastle player Steven played with Andy for some four years, and is almost exactly three years older than the Gateshead-born striker, with both players being [.

Kenny Dalglish Has It All Wrong About Andy Carroll

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Kenny Dalglish has at least realized that Andy Carroll is no longer adored on Tyneside, and could come in for some abuse on Sunday afternoon at Anfield. Andy Carroll joined Liverpool for the big money Andy Carroll elected to leave Newcastle for much bigger money at Liverpool last January, and Newcastle fans were hardly [.

Top Pro Steve Harper So Supportive Of Tim Krul

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Newcastle have some top professionals at Newcastle, who are at the club because they want to be. Steve Harper consummate professional at Newcastle Steve Harper had a great relationship with Shay Given, his former team-mate, and it seems he has forged great relationships with his two young competitors for the Newcastle jersey Tim [.

Steven Taylor Now Looking Forward To Next Season

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25 year-old Steven Taylor cannot currently get his game in Newcastle's central defense, but he will be going all out next season to get back into Newcastle's starting line-up. Steven Taylor so short of match practice Steven was playing in the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation charity golf day, and he seems excited about the [.

Nolan To Sign New Deal Next Week – Barton Next?

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There's some good news in the Evening Chronicle today, that captain Kevin Nolan will sign a new deal at Newcastle. Kevin Nolan ready to sign new deal at Newcastle And Nolan has actually told the Chronicle he will sign a new contract with Newcastle "next week or the week after" and that could be [..

Steve Harper Back – And Hope For Gosling And Ben Arfa Too

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It seems that Steve Harper's knee injury has finally cleared up, and he will back in the squad for the game at Liverpool on Sunday afternoon. Steve Harper - fit again after knee injury Newcastle's number one goalkeeper has missed the last two Premier League matches against Man United and Blackpool with a knee injury, [.

Alan Pardew Immensley Proud To Be Newcastle Manager

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Alan Pardew got just 3% of the vote when we listed three managers who could manage Newcastle, so he was hardly a popular appointment. Alan Pardew proud to be managing Newcastle United In fact here is the poll we took on December 7th, just before Pardew was officially appointed as the replacement for Chris [.

Fringe Liverpool Players Don’t Fit The Bill At Newcastle

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There's been news in the last week or so that Kenny Dalglish at Liverpool plans a big clear out in the summer of some of his many fringe players. Paul Konchesky Liverpool fringe player And Newcastle may be interested in picking up some of the players, maybe. A reported Anfield source told the Evening [.

Can Newcastle Get Back To Good Times Under Bobby Robson?

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The last time Newcastle were flying high was around eight years ago when Sir Bobby Robson was managing the club. John Carver and Bobby Robson - when Newcastle were a top club In his final three seasons at the club (2002-2004), Bobby had Newcastle in 4th, 3rd and 5th position in the Premier League and [.

Newcastle Reported After South Korean International Striker

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There is some news today that Newcastle United are looking to South Korea for a new striker. Ji Dong-won 19 year-old 6'2″ striker The Daily Mail is reporting today that Newcastle's Chief Scout, Graham Carr, whose star is rising on Tyneside, visited South Korea last weekend to watch Ji Dong-won. The 19-year-old 6'2″ striker [.

Carroll Unlikely To Be Fit To Face Newcastle

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While Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish says Andy Carroll still has some time to prove his fitness to face his home town club, Newcastle, on Sunday, his previous injury record suggests he will not make it. Andy Carroll unlikely to make it on Sunday Andy was never a quick healer, and indeed he's been injured [.

Devastated Ireland Leaves Newcastle – Cut Price Deal Possible

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Stephen Ireland has returned to Aston Villa, after hearing from the Newcastle medics his ankle injury will take more than 4 weeks to heal. Stephen Ireland - has returned to Aston Villa So the January transfer window for Newcastle has turned out to be a real disaster, where the squad was weakened in that we [.

Newcastle Finishing In Top Half Looks More Difficult Now

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Newcastle slipped further down the league last night, after Fulham easily beat Bolton 3-0 at Craven Cottage. John Carver final four games very important Fulham now move into 9th place with 42 points, level on points with Stoke City, who beat Wolves 3-0 at home on Monday night, and also now have a better [.

Oh No – Stephen Ireland Injured Again – Out For The Season

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Bad news today that Stephen Ireland has injured his ankle and is out for the rest of the season. Stephen Ireland 3rd injury out for season That's not the first injury a Newcastle player has sustained in training this year, and we'd love to know what goes on during the training, with Leon [...]


Liverpool Eye Joey Barton – But He’s an Evertonian

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There is a report in Sky Sports News today, that Liverpool may be keen on Newcastle United's top midfielder Joey Barton. Joey Barton - would he ever sign for Liverpool? Joey came out only yesterday to say that he wanted to stay on Tyneside, and that he would likely sign a new contract at Newcastle, [.

21 Year-Old Tamas Kadar Returns From His Injury Nightmare

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It's interesting that earlier today we were wondering what had happened to Tamas Kadar and surmised he still had a hamstring problem, since he hadn't played for Huddersfield Town for quite some time. Tamas Kadar played only twice at Huddersfield That hamstring problem brought his loan spell at Huddersfield Town under Lee Clark to [.

Pardew Praises Stephen Ireland’s Undoubted Quality

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I remember talking to my son Neil about three years ago, when we were watching Manchester City play, and we agreed how great Stephen Ireland would be at Newcastle. Stephen Ireland in action for Newcastle United And although Stephen's had a difficult in the last 18 months or so, with Manchester City and Aston [.

Andy Carroll Still Hugely Popular With Newcastle Players

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Andy Carroll will be a real handful for the Newcastle defense, if he makes the Liverpool game against Newcastle on Sunday. Andy Carroll in training at Liverpool Andy has a knee injury and it seems touch and go if he will make the game on Sunday at Anfield. And former team-mate Peter Lovenkrands has [.

Champions League Qualification – It Will Be Very Tough

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You only have to look at the struggles going on at the top of the English Premier League this season, to realize getting into that top four is a lot more difficult than it used to be. John Carver with Bobby Robson With the coming of Manchester City and their new owners, the Al-Nahyan family, [...]


Newcastle Receive Big Lift From Local Geordie Fans

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Some very good news for the Newcastle United club today - there have been record season ticket sale renewals, and it's the best rate for over five years, and the best rate since Mike Ashley took over the club. St. James' Park - the Cathedral on the Hill This follows the club bringing in a [...]


Tim Krul Making Claim To Be Newcastle Number One

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In the summer Alan Pardew will be looking at his three goalkeepers, and picking which of the two young goalkeepers, Tim Krul and Fraser Forster, he will keep on Tyneside with veteran Steve Harper. Tim Krul - has been terrific these last two games And we had thought that battle would principally be who would [.

Newcastle Again Linked With Top Welsh Star

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It seems that Newcastle have been tracking Swansea center back Ashley Williams for some time now. Ashley Williams very good center-back We've watched Ashley Williams a few times this season, and he looks a good player, and may be one of those who can make the step up to the Premier League. Alan Pardew [.

Important For Newcastle To Keep Barton, Nolan And Enrique

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We had an article out on Sunday saying that Joey Barton would sign a three year deal at the club. Joey Barton wants to stay on Tyneside And there's a good report in the Evening Chronicle today, where a source close to Joey himself, has come out and said Joey indeed wants to stay [...]


Newcastle Will Visit Anfield With Energy And Confidence

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If Newcastle can put in a performance as good as the one they gave against Manchester United last week, then they may be able to take something out of game on Sunday at Liverpool. Alan Pardew team is confident But Liverpool are playing very well these days, and have been completely reinvigorated under new [.

Newcastle Still In Pole Position For Swedish International?

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Newcastle came close to signing Birmingham City winger Sebastian Larsson in January, but then his club Birmingham called off any deal, and wanted Larsson to see out his contract at the club. Seb Larsson a Newcastle player come June? That contract runs out in June, but that hasn't stopped the Swedish International from putting [.

Newcastle United Supporters Group Formed In USA

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A new supporters group has been formed in the USA, where it seems Newcastle have lots of fans these days. Here is the official communique about the new supporters group over here in the USA, and their contacts: ================================================================= U.S. NEWCASTLE UNITED SUPPORTERS GROUP FORMED Toon Army America is pleased to announce its formal launch, [.

Newcastle Need Good Finish In Final Four Games

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Next up for Newcastle is an in-form Liverpool side at Anfield, next Sunday afternoon. Shola Ameobi - in action on Saturday at Blackpool Newcastle now have four matches left, but still need to pick up some points to finish as high in the league as possible. Certainly with Blackburn again losing last night at home [.

Let’s Try To Keep Jose Enrique On Tyneside

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It looks like Kevin Nolan could be signing a new long term contract soon at Newcastle, and when he does Joey Barton has promised to do the same. Jose Enrique in action Saturday So if that happens that would be great news, but we're not too sure about Jose Enrique. While Jose may have [...]


Ameobi To Make 300th Newcastle Appearance At Anfield

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Shola Ameobi has played the last couple of games without his protective face mask. Shola Ameobi - not wearing this mask any longer It seems that the broken cheek-bone Shola picked up at Craven Cottage on February 3rd, has now healed fully, which is good news. Shola has talked today about playing without the mask, [.

Andy Carroll Likely To Miss Magpies Game

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Newcastle United will visit Andy Carroll and Liverpool next Sunday afternoon, but we expect Andy Carroll to miss that game due to his knee injury. Andy Carroll - now the Liverpool number 9 Lots of Newcastle fans are still upset with Andy, because it looks like he told Alan Pardew he wanted to leave Newcastle [.

Alan Pardew Unhappy With Newcastle First Half Performance

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Alan Pardew orchestrated the greatest come-back in Premier League history when he laid into his players at half time at St. Jame's Park, after his side were 4-0 down to Arsenal. Pardew shown after Tiote's amazing equalizer against Arsenal And the rest is history as Newcastle hit four goals in the last 24 minutes [.

Man Of The Match Tim Krul – Great Point At Blackpool

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Tim Krul is our Man of the Match on Saturday with 49% of the votes so far, and if you haven't yet voted you can still do so on our home page. Tim Krul in excellent form for Newcastle The Geordie Dutchman was again outstanding for Newcastle on Saturday, and looked to be what [...]


I Keep Telling Peter Lovenkrands To Shoot More

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As we've often pointed out, Peter Lovenkrands has a fine record at the Newcastle club. Peter Lovenkrands rifling the ball home on Saturday Signed just over two years ago as a free agent, Peter Lovenkrands has made 69 appearances for Newcastle and scored 25 goals, with 9 of those being scored in the Premier [.

Alan Pardew Pleased At Transfer Funds Made Available

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has had several meetings with Ashley and Llambias, and he knows exactly where he stands in terms of his transfer budget, and he seems very pleased with the talks he's had. Alan Pardew I've got the money!! Alan has revealed today that he thinks Newcastle are now safe in the [.

Newcastle Linked With Scottish International Winger

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There is a report in the Sunday Times today, that Newcastle United may be interested in Scottish winger Robert Snodgrass. Robert Snodgrass can play on either wing Let's say it right up front, that that's an unfortunate name to be blessed with, but Snodgrass has been very decent for Leeds United since 2008, when [.

Newcastle Want To Finish As High As Possible In League

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Kevin Nolan returned to the Newcastle side on Saturday at Blackpool, but didn't complete the game because of a slight groin strain. Kevin Nolan we want to finish in top 10 Newcastle are now in 9th position in the league, but are now 5 points behind 8th placed Bolton, who beat Arsenal yesterday with [.

Chris Hughton – Once I Walked Into The Office I Knew

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We put out an article yesterday comparing the 17 games both Chris Hughton and Alan Pardew have managed Newcastle in the league this season, and the two records are remarkably similar. Chris Hughton - while manager of Newcastle Chris did a great job for the Newcastle club and there was upset amongst the Newcastle fans [.

Chris Hughton And Alan Pardew League Records Very Similar

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When Chris Hughton was sacked after the WBA 3-1 away defeat last December, Newcastle had 19 points from 17 league games, and were in 11th position in the Premier League. Chris Hughton - 19 points from 17 games Newcastle have now played 34 Premier League games, so it's a good time to compare the records [.

Bayern Munich Want Newcastle Left Back Jose Enrique

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It seems that top clubs are queuing up to sign Newcastle United left-back, Jose Enrique, in the summer. Jose Enrique - in action at Blackpool yesterday And the latest club to be once again linked with him are German Champions Bayern Munich, who are said to be ready to join Liverpool and AC Milan in [.

Kevin Nolan To West Ham – Don’t Be Daft

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We should first of all say it's a Sunday today, so there will be some silly reports in the football pages of the Sunday papers. Kevin Nolan - this lad is going nowhere And true to form, there's a good one today, that West Ham want to sign the Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan. But why [...]


Newcastle Now Safe But Blackpool Not Safe – Yet

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Blackpool outplayed Newcastle for large portions of the game yesterday, especially in the second half. Alan Pardew thinks Newcastle are now safe And Newcastle looked a different team than that which gave the Red Devils such a struggle last Tuesday night but that's Newcastle for you this season. One game and they look [.

Joey Barton To Commit To Newcastle – Three Year Deal

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We had mentioned earlier today that captain Kevin Nolan will likely sign a new long term contract at Newcastle, that will keep him at the club for the next five years. Joey Barton in action at Blackpool yesterday And good news in the Sunday Sun today, but you have to go to the bottom of [...]


Liverpool And Andy Carroll Up Next For Newcastle

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We may have been a little harsh on Newcastle in the final match report yesterday, and that was only because we were so disappointed at not getting the win. Liverpool's Andy Carroll - Kenny Dalglish looks happy enough But if truth be told Newcastle were lucky to get a draw, but the positive way to [.

Newcastle Players Tired – Give Me A Break

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When Alan Pardew said before the game at Blackpool, there would be no excuses, because Newcastle were putting out a good side, he put himself in a corner a little bit. So when Newcastle looked like they did at Aston Villa a couple of weeks ago hopeless and it was against a side [...]


Alan Pardew BBC Interview After Blackpool Game – We’re Safe

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Here is the Alan Pardew BBC interview after the disappointing 1-1 draw to Blackpool, but in the other games most results went Newcastle's way, and only Sunderland gained on Newcastle, when they beat Wigan 4-2 at home.


Premier League Results All Go Newcastle’s Way Again

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Even though the display was a a disappointing one today from Newcastle at Bloomfield Road, when they could only draw 1-1 at 4th bottom Blackpool, nearly all the rest of the Premier League results today went Newcastle's way. Only one team beneath Newcastle in the league gained any points on Newcastle this afternoon, and that [.

Blackpool 1 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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Blackpool 1 Newcastle 1 Video Highlights


Blackpool 1 Newcastle 1 – Magpies Simply Hopeless

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The good news is that Newcastle didn't lose this game, but the bad news is that we didn't win it either, and it was against a side who had one win and two draws in their last 13 games. And Newcastle unfortunately kept up their consistency this season of being very good in one game, [...]


Kevin Nolan Back – Replaces Danny Guthrie

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As expected captain Kevin Nolan returns for Newcastle United in midfield this afternoon at Blackpool. The Liverpudlian served a two-game suspension and goes straight back into the Newcastle side, and as expected he is the only change from the side that got an excellent 0-0 draw with the Red Devils on Tuesday.

Stephen Ireland – Newcastle Already Have World Class Players

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We were surprised that Stephen Ireland came out after the game against Manchester United, and seemed to wax lyrical about the Newcastle club and the Newcastle fans. Stephen Ireland - seems really happy on Tyneside We are absolutely certain that Stephen is desperate to become a permanent Newcastle player, and he is only too willing [.

Alan Pardew – We Will Play Exciting Attractive Football

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We don't know how much Alan Pardew knew about Newcastle and their colorful history, before he signed a five and a half year deal to manage the club. Alan Pardew wants Newcastle to be exciting side But we're sure he knows an awful lot about newcatsle now, with their history, and the fact they [...]


Coloccini Has Taken Newcastle To His Heart

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Most Newcastle fans were surprised when both Argentines Coloccini and Gutierrez stayed with Newcastle, when the team was relegated two years ago. Coloccini challenges Wayne Rooney on Tuesday night We didn't think Newcastle could keep Coloccini, who was reported to be on a massive £70K/week at Newcastle, and who can afford a player that expensive [.

Coloccini – Williamson Partnership Looking Very Good

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Fabricio Coloccini had a tough time in his first season at Newcastle, but this season he has looked much more comfortable playing in England's top flight. Fab Coloccini - played very well for Newcastle this season And Coloccini was one of Newcastle's main men last season, in getting the side instant promotion, and he played [.

Was Relegation A Good Thing For Newcastle?

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When Newcastle were in dire straights at this time two years ago, there were a number of readers who said it would be a good thing if Newcastle got relegated, because the club could have the clear-out that it really needed. Alan Pardew - being humbled is a good thing We never agreed with that [...]


50,000 Fans And Newcastle History A Big Attraction To Players

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Alan Pardew keeps being asked if Newcastle can attract top players in the summer. St. James' Park -a magnificent stadium And as we've said a few times on this web-site, we don't think the local Newcastle fans realize just how much the Premier League games are seen on TV around the world these days, and [.

Newcastle Targets Will Be Much Higher Next Season

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Mike Williamson has used this season to prove he can play in the Premier League. Mike Williamson challenges Nani on Tuesday night And for a footballer who spent most of his career in the lower leagues, before Chris Hughton rescued him from a nightmare at Portsmouth. Mike never once played for the Portsmouth first team, [.

Tim Krul – A Goalkeeper Of Huge Talent

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Tim Krul did himself a lot of good on Tuesday night with an excellent display of goalkeeping. Tim Krul he'll be ready for Blackpool tomorrow And Alan Pardew has wasted no time at all in letting fans know that he thinks very very highly of the 23 year-old Dutch U21 International, and indeed if [...]


Blackpool vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Tomorrow afternoon at Bloomfield Road, Newcastle have a great chance to get only their second win in the last seven league games. The solitary win in the last 6 league games is the 4-1 thrashing of Wolves at St. James' Park, and that was a win when it really mattered, but Newcastle have also [...]


Alan Pardew Demands Winning Mentality From Newcastle Players

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Alan Pardew has come out and demanded the Newcastle players show a winning mentality form now on, and certainly for the remaining five games of the season. Alan Pardew Newcastle expects to win every game As we said in our Match Preview, inconsistency has been the bane of Newcastle this season, but the lads [.

Summer Transfer Market Is Big Test Of Mike Ashley

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Kevin Nolan comes back from his two game suspension tomorrow afternoon at Blackpool. Kevin Nolan when last in action against Wolves And he will partner Cheick Tiote in central midfield, and both players have been missed big time since they have been out on two game suspensions. Kevin is a huge player for Newcastle, [.

Nolan Adds Goal Threat – As Good A Finisher As I’ve Seen

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Alan Pardew welcome back his captain Kevin Nolan tomorrow ate Bloomfield Road where hopefully the lads can build on their great point on Tuesday night and get only their second win in 7 games. Alan Pardew as good a finisher as I've seen Nolan has scored an impressive 30 goals in 88 appearances for [.

Combative Cheick Tiote – A Leopard Can’t Change His Spots

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Cheick Tiote showed on Tuesday night against the Red Devils just how important a player he is for the Newcastle side. Cheick Tiote a great player for Newcastle It's great that the Tyneside club have signed this lad up on a contract through June of 2017, but we still know that doesn't necessarily say [.

Newcastle United Number 9 – Over the Years – VIDEO

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The number 9 shirt at Newcastle United is very famous. And here is another excellent video compiled form one of our readers, nufcfan93, which shows the number 9s over the years. I will always remember the great Jackie Milburn wearing the famous number 9 shirt, and of course in those days, the numbers on the [.

Newcastle Must Go All Out For Win At Blackpool

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While some players are now back into the fold following injuries and suspensions, it seems that Steve Harper and Danny Guthrie are injured, and will miss the game on Saturday. Alan Pardew on the sidelines on Tuesday We hope we're wrong, but Alan Pardew's management spell at Newcastle is looking a lot like Graeme [.

Tim Krul To Continue In Goal For Rest Of The Season?

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With Steve Harper having a small operation on his knee, Tim Krul will get more chances through the end of the season, following his excellent game against Manchester United on Tuesday evening, when he managed a clean sheet against the mighty Red Devils. Tim Krul's magnificent save in 2nd minute from Hernandez It was Tim's [.

Newcastle Injury Jinx Strikes Yet Again

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After most of us were surprised that Steve Harper even had an injury at all, and missed the game against the Red Devils, it looks like Steve could be out for the next two weeks. Danny Guthrie tussling with Michael Owen on Tuesday night It appears that Steve Harper may need a small operation [...]


The Huge Stresses And Pressures Of Being A Football Manager

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With the news today that Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier felt ill last night, and admitted himself to hospital as a precaution, the question has been raised is there too much pressure on managers. Gerard Houllier taken into hospital last night The simple answer is there is, because you only have to watch most [.

Mike Williamson Continues To Improve – What A Buy For £1M!

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Mike Williamson has improved a lot since he signed for Newcastle from Portsmouth for £1M a short 15 months ago. Mike Williamson challenging Nani on Tuesday night And Mike's turning out to be one of Newcastle's best ever buys as he continues to keep Steven Taylor, the former England U21 International, and highly regarded [.

Cheick Tiote Makes Such A Difference For Newcastle

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It was obvious to all who saw the game on Tuesday night, that Cheick Tiote makes a huge difference to the Newcastle team, when he plays. Tiote trying to dance with Michael Carrick on Tuesday His all action style, and phenomenal work rate, plus his ability to win the ball, seem to be so crucial [...

Mike Ashley 20th Richest Person In UK At £1.16B

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We've been trolling the Forbes Billionaire list that came out last month, for a certain Mike Ashley, and we've finally found him. Mike Ashley fortune has risen over last couple of years In the Forbes Billionaire list published by the magazine in March, Mike is listed as the 651st richest person in the world [.

Two Previous Blackpool Defeats Should Inspire Newcastle

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Danny Simpson, the former Manchester United full-back, has talked about the game on Tuesday night against his former club, and he thinks the point taken by the Magpies was well deserved. Danny Simpson confronts Hernandez in injury time We were about as pleased with Tuesday night as we were disappointed with the display at Villa [.

Have Newcastle Canceled Wayne Routledge’s Contract?

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There were reports yesterday about Wayne Routledge that seemed very confusing, and it's not clear if they had any truth to them. Wayne Routledge while at Newcastle The 26-year-old right winger was sent on loan to his former club by Newcastle in January, and has played well at QPR, albeit back in the Championship.

Stephen Ireland Could Become Big Player For Newcastle

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Maybe it was just relief to see Stephen Ireland playing for the Magpies, but we think this Irishman could become a big player for Newcastle. Stephen Ireland on training pitch he looks happy enough Stephen still has to prove he can regain something like his old form at Newcastle, but for the last [.

Fabricio Coloccini – A Draw Was A Great Result – Now For Blackpool

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Every one of the 13 Newcastle players who took part in last night's game gave it all they had, and Newcastle thoroughly deserved their point in a 0-0 draw. Coloccini challenging Wayne Rooney last night And there was good news for manager Alan Pardew all over the pitch last night, starting with young goalkeeper Tim [.

Ireland Surprised And Touched By Terrific Reception From Fans

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Stephen Ireland was surprised and touched by the terrific reception he got from the Newcastle fans last night. Stephen Ireland finally in action for Newcastle last night And he was surprised even when he was warming up, and was getting loads of support from the crowd. as he did his warming up exercises.

Danny Simpson Relieved Yellow Card Wasn’t For Him

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When Danny Simpson challenged Hernandez in the penalty box after 91 minutes of last night's game, and referee Lee Probert brought out a yellow card Danny looked shocked. Danny Simpson - confronting Hernandez after his dive in the box And his face changed as he realized the referee was booking Hernandez for diving, not for [.

Hats Off To Brilliant Display From Goalkeeper Tim Krul

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Alan Pardew has rightly come out today and praised Tim Krul, the Newcastle goalkeeper last night. Tim Krul's magnificent save from Hernandez in second minute Tim made two brilliant saves he made in the first 20 minutes, and for putting in an excellent display for the Magpies. Wayne Rooney had got free down the left [.

We Will Prepare Correctly For Important Blackpool Game

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Newcastle gave a scintillating display of aggressive attacking football last night, at least for the first 30 minutes of the game against Manchester United, and it was reminiscent of the days when Kevin Keegan managed the club. Wayne Rooney bursts past Simpson and Tiote But we have to admit that when Newcastle hadn't scored, [.

Stunned Michael Owen – You Don’t Know The Facts

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We were surprised that Michael Owen was introduced into the game last night by Alex Ferguson. Michael Owen - close your eyes and I'll kiss you, tomorrow I'll miss you Usually Alex knows when to play players and when to keep them on the bench, and perhaps he didn't know the feelings of Newcastle fans [.

Newcastle Again Linked With Argentine International Midfielder

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News that Argentine International Diego Perotti will leave his Spanish club, Sevilla, this summer. Diego Perotti - Argentine International midfileder There are reports in Spain that Perotti and his club have agreed he can leave in the summer, and it seems he wants to move to the English Premier League.

Alan Pardew BBC Interview After The Game – I Was Nervous

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Here is Alan Pardew's interview with the BBC after the game tonight.


Newcastle 0 Manchester United 0 – Video Highlights

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Newcastle 0 Manchester United 0 Video Highlights


Good To Get To 40 Points – But It’s Not Enough

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Newcastle held the might of Manchester United last night and deserved their point, which took the Magpies back up to 9th position in the league. Alan Pardew pictured at last night's game It was really a game of penalties not given, with at least two turned down for Manchester United and a seemingly decent [.

Ben Arfa Watched Gateshead On His Saturday Off

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It turns out that Hatem Ben Arfa may be a different football player than most other super stars. Ben Arfa - watched Gateshead game last Saturday afternoon Ben Arfa was keen to join Newcastle last August on loan, and also seemed to jump at the chance to sign a four and a half year permanent [...]


Lots Of Positives To Take From Newcastle Display

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Newcastle gave a gutsy and good performance against Manchester United tonight, and there were many positives Alan Pardew could take from this game. Alan Pardew on sideline tonight And Pardew seemed to have a good game plan, and the players were ready for this game, as they came out of the blocks like a [.

Newcastle 0 Manchester United 0 – Magpies Fight For Great Point

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Newcastle United came away with an excellent point tonight, and although they looked the better side in the first half, the Red Devils came back in the second half, but the Magpies were resilient tonight in defense, and cheered on by a capacity crowd, they fully deserved a well earned point. Like the game of [.

Krul, Tiote And Ameobi All Start – Ireland On Bench

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As expected, Tim Krul will be in goal tonight for Newcastle United against Manchester United, and Shola Ameobi has passed a late fitness test, and plays up front with Peter Lovenkrands. Also back in the team after serving his two game suspension is defensive midfielder Cheick Tiote, and Shola has recovered from his knee [.

Alan Pardew Unhappy With Cheick Tiote

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Newcastle's disciplinary record this season has not been good. Cheick with Pardew after signing new six and a half year deal Cheick Tiote will return tonight from a two match suspension for picking up 10 yellow cards on the season, and he also missed 3 games earlier this year for being sent off at Stevenage, [.

Are Newcastle Playing Players Injured?

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It seems that Tim Krul will get to play against his idol, Edwin van der Saar, tonight in the game against Manchester United at St. James' Park, in Edwin's last season in football. Edwin van der Saar in final season for Manchester United Edwin was recently named in the PFA Premier League side for [.

Tim Krul In For The Game Of His Life Tonight

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Tim Krul will play his 20th game of the season tonight against Manchester United. Tim Krul 20th game for Newcastle tonight And Tim will get another big chance to impress his manager Alan Pardew, and at the same play for the last time against his Dutch idol, Edwin van der Saar, who played 130 [...]


Shola Ameobi Cleared To Play Without Mask

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Good news today that Shola Ameobi has been cleared to play without the mask that has been protecting his broken cheek-bone, as it has healed. Shola Ameobi - will not be wearing mask again good news Ameobi broke his cheek-bone in the first half at Fulham in early February, and then traveled to Detroit [.

Ben Arfa’s Newcastle Return Delayed Again

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew said a few weeks back that he thought Ben Arfa could return for the Liverpool game a week come Sunday, but it looks like the Frenchman will not make that game. Hatem Ben Arfa could feature in last 3 games of seaosn maybe It seems the best Newcastle fans [...]


Two Newcastle Players Face Late Fitness Tests

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We knew Shola Ameobi was only 50-50 for the game tonight against Manchester United. Steve Harper with Joey Barton But it was news to us last night when Sky Sports reported that Steve Harper will also have a late fitness test on an injured knee. Apparently he had an injection into the knee yesterday, and [.

Stephen Ireland Looks Terrific In Training

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With Newcastle seemingly again down to the bare bones for tonight's game against the Red Devils, it could be that Stephen Ireland will even get a start tonight. Stephen Ireland - looks terrific in training That would taking a chance, since Stephen hasn't played since last December, and he is really short of match practice, [.

Manchester United Expected To Win Tonight

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Alan Pardew has never beaten Manchester United or Alex Ferguson since he's been a manager. Alan Pardew - hard job to beat Manchester United He'll have another shot tonight but now with Steve Harper likely to miss the game, it will again be a depleted side that takes on the Red Devils. And since Newcastle [.

Newcastle Transfer Moves Could Keep Joey Barton On Tyneside

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The Professional Football Association (PFA) Premier League team of the season was named on Sunday, and not one Newcastle player was in it. Joey Barton a very important player to Newcastle We don't think that's too surprising, and of all the Newcastle players, maybe 28 year-old Joey Barton was closest to being included in [.

Newcastle vs Manchester United – Match Preview

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We don't expect anything out of the game with Manchester United on Tuesday night at St. James' Park. Maybe that's because Newcastle cannot field anywhere near their best team, with all the injuries and suspensions the club has had this year. Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan will miss the game through suspension and Ben Arfa, [.

Stephen Ireland Likely To Miss Red Devils Game

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We had seen the report on one of the local Newcastle blogs yesterday, that Stephen Ireland could miss the game tomorrow night because his girlfriend had been in a serious car accident. Stephen with attractive girlfriend Jessica It turns out that Stephen Ireland has been at the bedside of his partner Jessica Lawlor, after she [.

Bad News For Magpies – Rooney And Giggs Back For Red Devils

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It's not particularly great news to hear that Wayne Rooney and Ryan Giggs will return to the Manchester United line-up for tomorrow night's game against Newcastle at St. James' Park. Wayne Rooney in action last August at Old Trafford Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is hoping his players will rise to the occasion, and show what [.

Why Alex Ferguson Fears Newcastle United

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Some good news for a change for Newcastle fans, is that Cheick Tiote will return from his two match suspension tomorrow night, against the might of Manchester United. Cheick Tiote after scoring his only goal for Newcastle And then captain Kevin Nolan will return for the important game at Blackpool on Saturday, so we [.

Shefki Kuqi Great Role Model For Newcastle Youngsters

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In terms of work-rate, enthusiasm, mental toughness and overall professionalism, it seems like Shefki Kuqi has been a great role model for the young players at Newcastle, since he arrived in February on a short term contract. Shefki Kuqi - in action for Newcastle on Saturday Of course Shefki could hardly have dreamed he'd be [.

Newcastle Linked With French International Striker

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With the Newcastle manager saying today that the Newcastle club have already bid money for some in-contract transfer targets, and have also offered deals to some free agents, expect quite a few stories coming though about who Newcastle may be after. Kevin Gameiro not the first time Newcastle linked with this striker And there's [.

Pardew Puzzle Over Why Ameobi Always Injured

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It turns out that Shola Ameobi is only 50-50Â for t0morrow night's game against Manchester United at St. James' Park. Shola Ameobi - only 50-50 for tomorrow night And if that's the case, Newcastle should probably wrap him in cotton wool ready for the important game at Blackpool next Saturday, where the lads could get [.

Newcastle Have Real Compeititon For Goalkeeper Position

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Alan Pardew will be bringing in quite a few players during the summer, but one of them will not be a goalkeeper. Fraser Forster 23 year-old on loan at Celtic Alan may have to bring in at least two new strikers to cover for the missing Andy Carroll, since both Shola Ameobi and Leon [...]


Michael Owen Cost Newcastle £1.3M For Every Goal Scored

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Former Newcastle Chairman Freddy Shepherd has been telling the truth today and he says the deal for Michael Owen was the worst deal he ever did in his 10 years as Newcastle Chairman. Michael Owen while at Newcastle We'll go a little bit further, and say it could rank as the worst deal ever [...]


Nile Ranger Could Be Absolutely Frightening When He’s 23

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We were a little bit surprised and even a little disappointed at the heavy adverse criticism 20 year old striker Nile Ranger received for his performance last Sunday at Villa Park. Nile Ranger - in action against Richard Dunne last Sunday While he started off well in the game, he seemed to get lost in [.

Great News – Dan Gosling Back In First Team Training

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Some very good news today is that one of Newcastle's injured players has rejoined the first team training, and Dan Gosling did that last Wednesday. Dan Gosling in action at Sunderland earlier this year Dan had a terrible ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) knee injury he sustained 13 months ago playing at Wolves, and he [.

Top Nigerian Striker On Radar At Newcastle

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We've watched WBA's striker Peter Odemwingie a few times this season, and he's looked a very good player. Peter Odemwingie - top WBA striker The player, who stands just under 6′ tall, is of Nigerian descent and was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Soviet Union 29 yeas ago. He w as brought up in Russia, although [.

Newcastle Have Several Offers In Transfer Market Already

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With the news last week that Newcastle had a £5M deal turned down for Toulouse's French U21 Intensional left back M'Benque turned down, it's not surprising that Alan Pardew has said Newcastle are already active in the transfer market. Pardew several offers made for under-contract players and free agents alike In fact Alan has [.

Newcastle Fancy Top Young Liverpool Midfielder

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There is a report in the People today, by former Evening Chronicle writer Alan Oliver, that Newcastle are trying to do a part exchange deal with Liverpool for Jose Enrique. Jay Spearing 22 year old Liverpool midfielder The news is that they are trying to get 22 year-old central midfielder Jay Spearing to move [.

Three Swedish Internationals To Magpies – For Nothing

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Looking through some of the free agents available this summer, here are three Swedish Internationals who Newcastle could well be even favorites to bring into the club. Nigerian International Taye Taiwo, the left back currently at Marseilles, is also a free agent, but he is already being tracked by Arsenal and other big clubs in [.

Four Top Players For Newcastle For £30M

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We've looked through the record of players Newcastle are said to be interested in this summer, and we've come up with 4 players who would cost Newcastle around £30M in transfer fees, but they would improve the squad immensely. Here they are with a short piece on each player. GERVINHO Age: 23 Position: Winger/Striker Club: [.

Most PL Results Go Newcastle’s Way – Sunderland Lose Again

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Most of the results in the Premier League today went Newcastle's way. Steve Bruce at Birmingham today only 1 point from last 27 Aston Villa's win against Newcastle last Sunday seems to have given them the confidence to beat a nervous looking West Ham team this afternoon, although they left it late with [.

Alex Ferguson – The Best Manager Ever?

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Alex Ferguson could be the best football manager who has ever lived, and that's saying soemthing. Alex Ferguson an unbelievable record of accomplishment There will always be arguments about who was is very best of course, but in terms of winning trophies, there's nobody comes near Sir Alex but more of that later.

Ryan Taylor Can Still Do A Good Job For Newcastle

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Ryan Taylor is determined to show Alan Pardew that he can do a good job for Newcastle. Ryan Taylor this is the tackle he was sent off for Against Johan Elmander in recent Bolton game at home The former Tranmere Rovers and Wigan Athletic player has been out injured with a damaged ankle since [...]


We’ve Got A Great Chance Against Red Devils

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Alan Pardew seems quite confident of getting something out of the game against the might of Manchester United next Tuesday evening, at St. James' Park. Alex Ferguson - manager supreme is at St. James' Park on Tuesday night We don't, and if the lads play anything like they did at Villa Park last Sunday, they [.

Pardew Will Play Strongest Side In Every Remaining Game

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Alan Pardew seems to be reflecting on the summer, and seems to want to move the club forward, but Newcastle are still not completely safe in the Premier League -Â yet. Alan Pardew will play strongest side in every game Alan Pardew has also said today he will play his strongest side in the [...]


Is This The Striker Newcastle Want To Replace Andy Carroll?

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Newcastle will be linked with many transfer targets over the summer, and already have been linked with quite a few (67?). Youssef El-Arabi are Newcastle interested in this player? And it will only get worse, or better, depending on how you view these reports, most of which will be made up. There's a report [.

We’ll Get Back To Winning Ways Against The Red Devils

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The last Newcastle game at Aston Villa is a game the Magpies were really expected to win. Peter Lovenkrands his last goal against Wolves But the lads were just hopeless in a game they really should have picked points up in, and the next game on Tuesday night is against table-topping Manchester United, and Newcastle [.

Not Many Games Left For Stephen Ireland To Prove Himself

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It looks like Stephen Ireland will make his debut in Newcastle's tough game on Tuesday night against Manchester United. Stephen Ireland - makes his debut next Tuesday night Stephen arrived on Tyneside on January 31st, which is 10 weeks ago last Monday, and it was the same day that Andy Carroll was sensationally sold to [.

It Will Be Tough To Get Anything Out Of Red Devils Game

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Alan Pardew will not have to motivate the Newcastle players much for the game next Tuesday against the might of Manchester United. Alan Pardew - no need to motivate players They will be motivated enough, and given that, we also have to hope the lads can actually play well as a team and put in [...]


I Was Doing Well – Then Sam Allardyce Arrived

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Newcastle right back Danny Simpson has been giving interviews to the press today, and he relates his time on loan at Blackburn in the 2008-2009 season, which seemed to be going well until a new manager was brought in. Sam Allardyce while manager of Newcastle And that manager was Sam Allardyce, who was appointed [.

Jose Enrique A Top Professional – No Doubt About That!

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We have no problem whatsoever with the professionalism of Jose Enrique, or that he will always give 100%Â when he plays for Newcastle none at all. Jose Enrique - gives 100% for Newcastle all the time Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said today he has absolutely no problems with Jose, and he been one [.

No More Injuries And Shola Likely To Start On Tuesday

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There's no doubt that Newcastle gave a flat performance at Villa Park last Sunday afternoon. Shola Ameobi - back Tuesday night hopefully But it seems that the Newcastle players have had a good week in training, and there are no more injuries, thank goodness, and Shola Ameobi will in all likelihood be fit to [.

Newcastle After Left Back – Is Stephen Warner A Target?

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There was some news yesterday that Newcastle were trying to sign 22 year-old Toulouse defender, Cheikh M'Bengue. Stephen Warnock will leave Aston Villa this summer And as we all know, there was news over the weekend that there was already a done deal to move Jose Enrique to Liverpool in the summer, according to [.

Six Games Left For Ireland To Secure Newcastle Move

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It looks like Stephen Ireland will make his debut in Newcastle's tough game on Tuesday night against Manchester United. Stephen Ireland - will make Newcastle debut next Tuesday night As we all know Ireland was signed on loan from Aston Villa on January 31st, and that's 10 weeks ago last Monday, and that's the same [.

Playboy Days Are Over For Danny Simpson

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Danny Simpson has come out today and admitted that in his younger days he was a bit of a playboy, who went to too many nightclubs. Danny Simpson in action last Sunday You have to remember that he is now only 24, so when these players are coming through the ranks they are very [...]


If They Ever Get It Right – Newcastle Will Be A Great Club

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George Graham, the great Arsenal player and their former manager, has talked about Newcastle today in Talksport with hosts Andy Gray and Richard Keys. George Graham if they ever get it right Newcastle will be great club There is a popular article out from Talksport, but I've tries to extract the "good" bits, [.

Newcastle £5M Offer For French Left Back Rejected

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There is news today that Newcastle are already bidding for players in the transfer market, and news coming out of France says one of their bids has been rejected. Sources in France are saying that a bid of £5M from Newcastle United for 22 year-old Toulouse defender Cheikh M'Bengue has been rejected.

We’ll Try To Beat Manchester United – Yeah Right

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Alan Pardew is very positive manager, there's little doubt about that. There's absolutely nothing wrong with that either, but Newcastle are on a tepid run of form and results at the moment, with just one win out in their four league games, and Newcastle have just a measly 3 points to show from those games [.

James Tavernier Has Similar Potential To Shane Ferguson

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19 year-old James Tavernier had an excellent loan spell at neighboring Gateshead recently, which came to an end only a few weeks ago. James Tavernier great prospect for Newcastle And James has been on the bench for the last couple of games, as the Newcastle squad has been ravaged by injuries and suspensions, and [.

Newcastle Must Improve Their Form – And Soon

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After failing to beat Aston Villa away last Sunday afternoon, Newcastle must now face an in-form Manchester United side next Tuesday night at St. James' Park, in front of a capacity sell-out crowd. Alan Pardew - will be looking for form improvement quickly It's hard to know how Newcastle can beat the Red Devils, [.

No Chance For Routledge To Resurrect Newcastle Career

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The agent of Newcastle winger  Wayne Routledge has said his client still wants to make a success of things at Newcastle. Wayne Routledge in action against Chelsea this season Routledge joined Newcastle 15 months ago from QPR, and was impressive in the Championship last season for the Magpies, and looked a good buy.

Feeling Sorry For Joey Barton Doesn’t Help

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It seems that Peter Lovenkrands feels sorry for Joey Barton. Peter Lovenkrands - scoring against Wolves. The Danish International thinks referees are being unfair to Joey Barton, and it's all because of his past altercations, one of which even landed him in jail in the summer of 2008. It seems that the Liverpudlian's reputation goes [.

Shearer – Joey Barton Deserves Great Credit – He’s Outstanding

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Last week Joey Barton had said that while he respected Alan Shearer as the great player he obviously was, he wasn't too impressed with his management or coaching capabilities, when Alan managed the club for 8 games two years ago. Alan Shearer - while manager of Newcastle And Joey had even mentioned they had both been at an event [.

Scan On Shola Ameobi’s Knee Is Clear

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The scan on Shola Ameobi's knee that was done yesterday, has come back clear and shows no damage to the knee. Shola Ameobi - what the hell's that? That's good news for Newcastle, and there's now hope that Ameobi can be fit for the game next Tuesday night against Manchester United. But on the other [.

Newcastle In Difficult Position Over Jose Enrique

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I have to think that both Liverpool and Newcastle are furious with former Liverpool great Phil Thompson. Jose Enrique on his bike? Phil played for Liverpool from 1971 until he left for Sheffield United in 1984, and he later served as assistant manager to Gerard Houllier at the Liverpool club. Phil is currently a [.

Pardew – No Deal On Jose Enrique – Nothing’s Changed

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We put the article out earlier today on Jose Enrique, and said the revelations from Phil Thompson had put both Newcastle and Liverpool clubs in a difficult situation, and we thought there wasn't much Newcastle could say about it, if it was true. Alan Pardew do deal with Liverpool nothing's changed But on [.

Newcastle Target Not Interested in Birmingham Stay

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The agent of Birmingham City midfielder Sebastian Larsson has said his client will leave St Andrews at the end of the season when his contract expires, and is just not interested in staying at Birmingham. Sebastian Larsson on his way in the summer to Newcastle? That's hardly surprising of course, as his agent [.

Shola Ameobi Should Make Red Devils Game

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Some potentially Good news today on Shola Ameobi. Newcastle have been boosted by the good news that striker Shola Ameobi should be able to make the game with Manchester United next Tuesday. Shola's knee swelled up on the journey to Aston Villa over the weekend, and he was pulled out of the game at the [.

Newcastle After Cheick Tiote’s Ivory Coast Team Mate

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Newcastle have been linked with Ivory Coast attacking midfielder Romaric. Romaric - cut price deal for the Ivory Coast International The Newcastle club will have found all about 27 year-old Romaric from their star Ivory Coast defensive midfielder Cheick Tiote, who has been in great form for Newcastle this season, since signing from FC Twente [.

Newcastle Tracking Barcelona Winger

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Barcelona forward Nolito is being tracked by both Newcastle United and QPR. Manuel Agudo Durán, known as Nolito but don't ask me why has only played five times for the Barcelona first team, but has played 97 times for their Reserve side Barcelona B. Of course there are some very good players [.

Alan Shearer Keen On Management – That’s What He Says

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Alan Shearer has again said he would consider going back into football management, two years and 11 days since he was appointed the Newcastle manager on April Fool's day, 2009. Alan Shearer says he's still keen on management Alan managed Newcastle for 8 games, and although he and Iain Dowie did their absolute utmost [.

Is Stephen Ireland Ready To Make His Newcastle Debut?

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After Newcastle's dismal showing on Sunday afternoon, and Andy Carroll's performance last night, where the Liverpool striker looked far too good for Manchester City, it's hard to find any good news about Newcastle today. Stephen Ireland ready to make debut? But Stephen Ireland seems ready to make his debut for Newcastle next Tuesday night [.

Don’t Be Too Hard On Nile Ranger – He’s Still Learning

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Since Sunday's defeat at Aston Villa, we've seen a number of rather harsh comments about Nile Ranger's display. Nile Ranger- shields the ball from Dunne on Sunday Nile turned 20 only yesterday, and yet he has already made 54 appearances for the Newcastle first team with 3 goals, and it was his very first start [.

Simpson – Villa Defeat Hurt Us – It Hurt The Fans A Lot More

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Danny Simpson said following the listless display at Aston Villa, that the Newcastle players were hurting after the game. Danny Simpson - in action on Sunday We have some news for Danny, it hurt the Newcastle fans a lot more than it did the players, and you just have to see some of the comments [..

Two Different Views On Enrique Leaving Newcastle

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We don't know if it's true that Jose Enrique is joining Liverpool in the summer, but it's looking like it. Jose Enrique two views of him leaving positive and negative That's after Phil Thompson, who is a good friend of Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish, said over the weekend that it was his understanding [.

Nile Ranger Can Become Great Player For Newcastle

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We had an article out earlier today asking Newcastle fans to be a little bit more patient with 20 year old Nile Ranger. Nile Ranger in action on Sunday And Alan Pardew has come out today and said he is going to persevere with Nile, and that the lad will learn a lot from [...]


It’s Been An Absolute Nightmare At Newcastle

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It's hardly surprising that Stephen Ireland has said today that he'd just love to sign permanently for Newcastle United. Stephen Ireland still to appear for the Magpies And we suppose that's good, because Newcastle should only want players who want to come to Tyneside, and will take on that Geordie pride, that is so [.

Aston Villa 1 Newcastle 0 – Video Lowlights

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Here is the video from yesterday's game, when Newcastle were beaten 1-0 by lowly Aston Villa, so we can use highlights in the title obviously we'll leave that to the Villa sites.


Let’s Hope Shola Ameobi Is Back Very Soon

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Newcastle definitely missed three players who were out yesterday, two suspended and one injured again. Shola Ameobi - let's hope this lad is back very soon Top midfield pair Kevin Nolan and Cheick Tiote were suspended after accumulating 10 yellow cards each on the season, and seasoned striker Shola Ameobi was ruled out [.

Newcastle Pursue Swiss International Winger

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Newcastle have been linked with another player they could go after in the summer transfer window, always assuming the team is still in the Premier League at that time. Xherdan Shaqiri he looks older than 19 maybe he worries a lot The player is 19 year-old winger Xherdan Shaqiri, who has already played [.

Poor Display And Hopeless Result For Newcastle Yesterday

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Newcastle goalkeeper Steve Harper had another good game yesterday, and was disappointed not to take anything out of the game millions of Newcastle fans were too. Steve Harper defeat hard to take It was a massive 3 points for Aston Villa, and it now puts them just 2 points behind Newcastle in the [.

Phil Thompson – Enrique Going To Liverpool – Video

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Here's the interview that Phil Thompson gave when he said it was his understanding that Jose Enrique would be joining Liverpool in the summer.


Too Many Injuries Since Alan Pardew Arrived

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It's not hard to see that there have been a lot more injuries in the Newcastle squad, since Alan Pardew arrived in early December. Alan Pardew too many injuries Under Chris Hughton, Newcastle had a paper-thin squad, but last season, Newcastle had their lowest number of injuries in a season for many many years, [.

Newcastle Reserves At Blackburn Rovers Tonight

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Newcastle Reserves will be playing their last Barclays Premier Reserve League fixture of the season on Monday night at Blackburn Rovers. Newcastle Reserve team manager Peter Beardsley James Perch is included in the squad, as is goalkeeper Tim Krul, but other than that, Peter Beardsley will be playing the youngsters, with James Tavernier, Shane Ferguson, [.

Jose Enrique Disappointed At Aston Villa Defeat

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Jose Enrique talked about the Aston Villa game yesterday, but of course mentioned nothing about whether he will be leaving Newcastle in the summer. Jose Enrique - in action yesterday at Villa Park Jose believes that one more win and the 3 points that brings, will be enough for Newcastle to reach safety in the [.

Looking On The Positive Side, Ben Arfa Back Soon

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Newcastle at least played with a lot more spirit and commitment yesterday than they did two years ago in also losing 1-0 to Aston Villa. Shola Ameobi - pulled out with swollen knee The disappointing thing yesterday is that Newcastle looked a poor side, and to us, just never looked like scoring, with absolutely no [.

Enrique On His Way To Liverpool – Deal Done And Dusted

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It seems that the story we put out this morning that Jose Enrique will sign for Liverpool for £15M in the summer could well be true. Jose Enrique - joining Andy Carroll at Liverpool That's because Liverpool legend and former coach, Phil Thompson, has said that his inside information is that Liverpool have already agreed [.

BBC Interview – Alan Pardew Uses Injuries As Excuse

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Alan Pardew has blamed the injuries for handing Aston Villa only their second win in 8 games, but the Newcastle team by their display didn't deserve to take anything out of the game. Here's the interview and in truth we did have 9 players out through suspension and injury, and the bench showed just [.

The Truth Is Newcastle Just Weren’t Good Enough Yesterday

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Newcastle lost 1-0 yesterday to a very ordinary side in Aston Villa, who had won only one of their last 7 games, and it showed. Alan Pardew free kick excuse doesn't cut it Any decent performance by Newcastle yesterday would have taken at least a point from the nervous Aston Villa side, but the [...

Newcastle Squad Too Small – You Don’t Say

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Alan Pardew complained about all of Newcastle's injuries yesterday, as the prime reason Newcastle were beaten. Joey Barton - in action yesterday And if that wasn't enough, then the free kick from which Aston Villa scored their only goal, shouldn't have been given. There's no doubt that Newcastle were missing key players yesterday, and two [.

Aston Villa 1 Newcastle 0 – Magpies Completely Impotent

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Newcastle looked very impotent today at Villa Park and once Aston Villa scored their goal after 24 minutes the question was always going to be who was going to score for Newcastle, and nobody did and nobody really looked like scoring either, against a very ordinary Aston Villa side. One blow before the game [.

Nile Ranger, Enrique Both Start – Ameobi Injured

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has surprisingly made two changes to his starting line-up, from the team that hammered Wolves 4-1 last weekend. Steven Taylor comes in for the suspended captain Kevin Nolan, while 19 year-old striker Nile Ranger gets his first Premier League start ever, in place of Shola Ameobi, who is suffering from a [.

Pardew Admits To Being Very Worried About Carroll Sale

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has come out today and talked some basic truths about the Andy Carroll transfer to Liverpool, in January for a massive £35M. Alan Pardew I was very very worried when Andy was sold Alan admits that since the deal was done on the very last day of the transfer window, [.

Alan Pardew Into High Technology With Newcastle Training

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Steven Taylor has opened the lid on the technology Alan Pardew uses to get the players fit and keep them in tip top condition. What high tech stuff you've got to be kidding me! The technology aloof Pardew to see who may not be going full out in training and things like that, but [...]


Magpies Go To War Against Villa – Victory Would Be So Sweet!

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Alan Pardew has come out with some fighting words today. Alan Pardew - fighting words form the manager And those are that the next 7 games are so vital for Newcastle, and the team needs to go to war, to ensure the Magpies pick up as many points as possible. And that all starts with [...]


Local Lad Taylor Talks Of The Terrible Torment Of Relegation

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Today is almost the two year anniversary of Newcastle's relegation, when they lost 1-0 at Aston Villa. Steven Taylor his career low point was the relegation During that game the Aston Villa fans were not too sympathetic to the Magpies, and seemed to delight that a club like Newcastle, were on their way down.

Mike Ashley Put His Neck Out For Newcastle After Relegation

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Alan Pardew seems a reasonable enough down to earth guy, and certainly he has impressed most of the senior players at the club, with both his coaching and man-management skills. Better communication from these two would be good start After some bad defeats he has been very level-headed, and we heard last week that he [.

Liverpool To Bid £15M For Jose Enrique

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Of all the current players on Newcastle's books, the one they could lose in the summer is Jose Enrique. Jose Enrique - Liverpool or AC Milan? There have been persistent rumors that AC Milan are interested in him, and will even pay £13M for him, and in today's Sunday papers there is a report that [.

Can Shola Ameobi Ever Become A Consistent Striker?

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Shola Ameobi has 8 goals for Newcastle this season, and is third top goalscorer behind captain Kevin Nolan and Andy Carroll. Shola Ameobi - the man in the mask But Newcastle fans are well aware that Shola can be a frustrating player, because one week he looks great, as against Wolves last week when he [.

Aston Villa vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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If Newcastle can win this game against Aston Villa tomorrow they will secure their safety in the Premier League, which is this season's number one goal. And the Magpies are once again playing one of the sides in danger of being relegated, with Aston Villa currently 5 points behind Newcastle in the league table.

Bottom Three Sides And Sunderland All Lose

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The results in the Premier League went Newcastle's way this afternoon. The three Ws, Wolves, West Ham and Wigan, who are some pundits' favorites to be relegated, all lost today and all stay in the bottom three with Wigan rock bottom on 31 points and West Ham and Wolves on 32 points. Wolves looked hopeless [.

Newcastle Need To Finish This Season Strongly

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Joey Barton has been in the news a lot this week. Villa Park - where Newcastle were relegated in 2009 But of course when you make controversial statements to the press, that will always be the case, and we all know the sports journalists just love it. Joey will take center stage tomorrow afternoon at [.

Guthrie’s Dire Warning To Aston Villa

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Newcastle are a much better team than they were two years ago. Aston Villa - a proud and famous football club It could be that Newcastle had some better quality players in the side two years ago, when the club were devastatingly relegated, but there wasn't the fight and spirit that we see in the [...

Darren Bent Will Be Big Threat Tomorrow

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One task the Newcastle defense will have tomorrow is to keep Darren Bent from scoring. Darren Bent - scoring for England at Cardiff recently As Bent has showed so often in his career, he is a natural goalscorer, and when he gets a chance, he more often than not will put the ball into the [...]


Fans Have Told Me What Happened Last Time At Villa Park

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Newcastle United players should not be in short supply of motivation tomorrow, when they play Aston Villa at Villa Park. Alan Pardew - our lads are highly motivated for tomorrow good We all know what happened on that dreadful day almost two years ago, and it's an indelible stain on the history of the [.

Newcastle’s Terrible Torture Of Relegation Two Years Ago

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Newcastle were just too good to go down, and they would extricate themselves from the troubles they were in. Danny Guthrie talks about the horror of relegation That's what was said about Newcastle about two years ago, when the Magpies were third bottom of the league with a few games still to play, even [.

Joey Barton Is Opinionated And That’s Hardly A Problem

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Alan Pardew has no issues at all with Joey Barton, and he thinks that Joey deserves to be the Newcastle captain in the absence of Kevin Nolan, tomorrow afternoon at Villa Park. Joey Barton - in action at Stoke Joey has made some controversial comments about both Gareth Barry and Ousmane Dabo over the last [.

Newcastle’s New Strip Will Help Financial Position Too

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We had an article out when we were sent what could be Newcastle new Puma strip for next season. And since the same strip has been circulating on various football shirt Internet sites, it could even be accurate, maybe. Why is the Puma crest not lower down, to be in line with the Newcastle crest? [...]


Pardew Issues Rallying Cry To Troops

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Newcastle had a huge win last Saturday against Wolves but a win this Sunday at Villa Park will be just as big. Alan Pardew - wants Newcastle to be resolute at Villa Park One reason for that is that it will take Newcastle to safety from relegation on 42 points, and will also give Newcastle [...]


Strong Finish To Season So Important For Newcastle

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There should be no way that Newcastle take any of their last seven league games lightly, in any way. Mike Ashley bankrolled the club lat season That will help the Newcastle club in at least a couple of ways: The higher the club finishes in the league, the more money they will get A [...]


There Must Be No Slip-Ups On Sunday

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Newcastle have a terrific opportunity to secure their safety in the premier League with a win this Sunday at Villa Park. Alan Pardew we need win or two draws And without getting too far ahead of ourselves, Newcastle could even finish in 7th position, with a good run of results in the final 7 [...]


Are Newcastle After The Next Didier Drogba?

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There was a report out yesterday that Newcastle are ready to bid £19.2M for Anderlecht's young super-star Romelu Lukaku. Romelu Lukaku 17 year-old Belgium wonder-kid Tottenham have also been monitoring this 17 year-old whiz kid, who is likened to the great Didier Drogba, and thanks to reader lewytoon (these reader names are just great!

Newcastle Can Still Field Strong Side At Villa Park

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Newcastle will have a number of top players missing on Sunday at Villa Park, but they can still field a strong side. Joey Barton will captain Newcastle on Sunday Cheick Tiote, James Perch and captain Kevin Nolan will all miss the game because of suspension, and of course Ben Arfa, Dan Gosling, Leon Best [.

Pardew Expresses Great Confidence In Danny Guthrie

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Pardew has today praised the performance of Newcastle's 23 year-old midfielder Danny Guthrie, in the great 4-1 win against Wolves last Saturday. Danny Guthrie - manager has confidence in this lad Danny has had a bad time of things this season, and it didn't help that he picked up an injury last August, and that [.

Once Newcastle Safe – Transfer Market Moves Will Start

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Alan Pardew has said today, that although Newcastle are 7 points above the drop zone with omly 7 games to play, the club is still not safe from possible relegation. Alan Pardew when we're safe we'll move in the transfer market And almost anything seems possible this season in the Premier League, and there [.

Break-In At St. James’ Park – All Trophies Safe!

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There are reports coming through that there has been damage caused by three men, after they broke into St. James' Park last month. The magnificent St. James' Park Newcastle fans have to hope that all the trophies we have won over the last 42 years are still there, but it seems they are, because nothing [.

Nolan Cleared Of Speeding – You Cannot Make This Stuff Up

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Well, would you believe it Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan has been found not guilty of failing to identify the driver of a vehicle which was allegedly caught speeding on Barrack Road last July. Kevin Nolan Sports Personality of the year An Audi S8 was allegedly clocked doing around 37 mph in a 30 [.

Nolan In Advanced Talks With Newcastle On New Contract

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There was some good news this morning that Joey Barton said he would be willing to pen a new deal at Newcastle if Kevin Nolan signed along the dotted line too. It seems that Alan Pardew is keen to get the good players currently at Newcastle all signed up, and although he lost Andy Carroll [...]


Ben Arfa Back For Liverpool Game

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It is looking more and more likely that Alan Pardew will have Ben Arfa playing for Newcastle United, before the end of the season. Ben Arfa - could return at Liverpool 3 weeks come Sunday And if you believe reports in the local Newcastle press today, it seems that Pardew is looking at the game [...]


Barton – If Nolan Signs New Magpies Contract, I Will Too

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Joey Barton has given a controversial interview today, with the French magazine So Foot. Get these two Liverpudlians signed up and be quick about it! Joey talks about things at Newcastle, and that he was upset by Andy Carroll's £35M transfer to Liverpool in January, and even though the club have told him it [.

Ankle Operation Is The Right Thing To Do With Best

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On a day when I wrote that that Jose Enrique was a Frenchman, I had better not walk under any ladders that's for sure. Leon Best - got the job done with 6 goals in 10 PL games And I'm meeting one of by best friends for lunch today, and Peter just so happens [...]


Ryan Taylor Could Play Major Role At Villa Park

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With Ryan Taylor having served his three match ban for his sending off against Bolton, the 26 year-old could play a major role for Newcastle at Villa Park this Sunday. Ryan Taylor - his reaction to being sent off against Bolton Kevin Nolan is hardly ever injured as witnessed by his playing 77 games with [.

Joey Barton Interview Will Hardly Help His England Chances

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Joey Barton has come out today with an interview with the French magazine So Foot, and Joey again says he thinks he's the best English midfielder at the moment. h Joey Barton I'm the best England midfielder right now It's not the first time Joey has given an interview, that in retrospect he probably [.

Nolan For England – His Job Is To Captain Newcastle United

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Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan has had another excellent season for Newcastle. Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan in action When Kevin was signed in January of 2009, most fans thought he was a great buy for just £4M from Bolton Wanderers, a club he also captained. But Kevin struggled, like the rest of the team, in [.

Is This Newcastle’s New Puma Strip For Next Season?

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We have no idea if this is true or not, but here's what we've been sent from Football-Shirts.co.uk, as Newcastle's new Puma Strip for next season. This could have also originated from Fooballshirts.com since that's emblazoned across the photo. The Newcastle deal with Puma was announced in January of last year, and it was [.

Newcastle Announce Orlando City Game – A Third Division Side?

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Newcastle announced their third and last pre-season fixture in the United States, as they play Orlando City on Saturday, July 23. That seems an excellent location for the Magpies, because it will mean that some Newcastle fans, who may just be on holiday at DisneyWorld at the time, may be able slip away for the [.

Best Out So Young Strikers Ranger And Airey Will Get Chance

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With the sobering news today that another player is out for the season, this time it's in-form striker Leon Best, so Newcastle will need to give some of their youngsters a chance in the final 7 games of the season. Alan Pardew he's so positive it's infectious Peter Lovenkrands and Shola Ameobi will [.

Pardew Upsets Top Newcastle Player Fabricio Coloccini

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There's no doubt that Fabricio Coloccini loves to score goals for Newcastle. Fab Coloccini - after he has just scored! Fab has four goals so far in his 108 appearances for the Newcastle club, and if the manager stops him from going up for a corner, he's not going to be too happy. That happened [...

Leon Best Out For The Season – To Have Ankle Operation

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There is news just released by the Newcastle club that Leon Best will be out for the rest of the season with his ankle injury. Leon Best - out for the season Leon was to see a specialist yesterday, and it would appear that he has recommended an operation later this week in London, on [...]


Newcastle Reported After Top Venezuelan Striker

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Malaga are currently on 29 points and second bottom of the Spanish Primera Division. Jose Salomon Rondon - 21 year-old Venezuelan striker The club's position in the league will be important, because there is news today that if Malaga are relegated, Newcastle are ready to go after their 21 year-old striker Jose Salomon Rondon.

Newcastle After Emmanuel Adebayor?

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We watched Emmanuel Adebayor score two good goals in Real Madrid's 4-0 win over Tottenham last night, Â in the quarter final first leg of the European Champions League. Emmanuel Adebayor - in action last night against Spurs Peter Crouch was sent off after only 15 minutes for two reckless tackles, and that completely changed [.

Joey Barton Likely To Miss US Tour Because Of Convictions

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There is some good news and some bad news for Joey Barton today. Joey Barton in action against Arsenal earlier this year The good news is that Alan Pardew will make Joey captain of the side for the next two games, in Kevin Nolan's enforced absence. Kevin picked up his 10th caution of the [...]


Newcastle Take Kevin Nolan Too Much For Granted

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It's easy to underestimate the performances of Kevin Nolan for Newcastle United. Kevin Nolan Newcastle's captain supreme Kevin makes the Newcastle team click, and you could see on Saturday against Wolves, how his good passing and experienced play, helped Newcastle get going in that first half, and of course his goal after 22 minutes [.

Great To See Ben Arfa Back In Training – Almost Lost His Leg

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We had mentioned earlier this morning that Hatem Ben Arfa would be back training with the first team today, and the first photos of the French International are out, and it's great to see this boy back in Toon. Ben Arfa joins in the training today The French international forward has been sidelined for [.

Ben Arfa Calls For Tougher Laws – Praises Newcastle For Love, Respect

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Newcastle star forward Hatem Ben Arfa has today called for tougher punishments on dangerous tackles. Ben Arfa see I can still do this stuff! Ben Arfa returned to training at Newcastle for the first time since he sustained a double fracture of the left leg after a wild challenge from Manchester City's De [.

Danny Guthrie Got The Job Done On Saturday For Newcastle

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Danny Guthrie has not had a good season, but he came in for Cheick Tiote on Saturday and got the job done in defensive midfield for Newcastle, in their excellent 4-1 win over Wolves. Danny Guthrie did good job on Saturday Guthrie did suffer with a knee injury at the start of the season, [...]


Newcastle Said To Be Interested In Victor Moses Again

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When Victor Moses became available 14 months ago, then manager Chris Hughton wanted the player at Newcastle, but Newcastle were beaten out by Wigan. Although the fee was not disclosed, it was thought to be around £2.5M paid to his former club Crystal Palace. Since signing for Wigan Moses has played 32 times for Wigan [.

Newcastle To Sign Kevin Nolan Long Term At Newcastle?

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Kevin Nolan has been a huge player in these last two seasons for Newcastle. Kevin Nolan scoring Newcastle's first goal Saturday And with Kevin's skills and goal-scoring ability, he has helped Newcastle come back from the dark days of summer, 2009, to where Newcastle are right now, in 9th place in the Premier League [.

Joey Bartons’ Agent – We’re Not A Million Miles Apart

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It seems that Joey Barton want to start negotiating with Newcastle again, in an attempt to get a deal thrashed out so he can achieve what he wants to do to stay at Newcastle. And since Alan Pardew has arrived on Tyneside, Pardew has made it very clear that Joey barton is one of [...]


Maverick Gutierrez Scores And Also Looks After Young Ferguson

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It seems that Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is a big admirer of Argentine International Jonas Gutierrez. Jonas goes on his run after scoring great goal Newcastle fans have often questioned his final ball into the box, at the end of a good run, Pardew seems to admire Jonas' non-stop running and high work-rate, and [.

Newcastle Strikers Have Done The Job Since Andy Carroll Left

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Shola Ameobi got most of the plaudits for Newcastle's fine attacking display on Saturday, but Peter Lovenkrands also had a good game. Peter Lovenkrands scoring Newcastle's 3rd goal on Saturday Lovenkrands has done well on Tyneside, ever since he arrived two years last January, as a free agent from Bundesliga club Schalke 04.

What Happened To Stephen Ireland On Saturday?

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Now that we have the win Newcastle fans wanted to see last Saturday against Wolves, why wasn't Stephen Ireland on the bench? Stephen Ireland - still to play for Newcastle Stephen doesn't need reminding that he came to Newcastle on the same day Andy Carroll was sensationally sold to Liverpool for £35M.

Ben Arfa Back Training At Newcastle – Welcome Back!

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The Newcastle players had the day off yesterday, following their fantastic 4-1 win against Wolves on Saturday. Ben Arfa - happy again after a tough six months out But they return to training today, to get ready for their next big test, which will be against Aston Villa at Villa Park this Saturday. And there [.

Exciting Times Could Lie Ahead For Newcastle Fans

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It seems that Newcastle's young left-back really enjoyed his first Premier League start for the Newcastle club on Saturday. Shane Ferguson another excellent display on Saturday Shane Ferguson only lasted 52 minutes against Wolves, and we have to hope his calf injury is not too bad, but we'd also expect the rested Jose Enrique [.

Newcastle Announce Columbus Crew Game On Their American Tour

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Newcastle United have announced a second game on their American tour, and will play against the Columbus Crew at their Crew Stadium on Tuesday, July 26th. We would expect at least one more fixture is still to be announced, but this is a good tour for the Newcastle team, and of course last week the [.

Keep Joey Barton And Jose Enrique On Tyneside

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Newcastle may be just one win away from safety, and once that happens, Newcastle have said they will open negotiations with both Jose Barton and Jose Enrique to keep them on Tyneside. Let's try to keep both Barton and Enrique on Tyneside Let's be straight - it would be a huge lift for the club [...]


Newcastle Almost Safe – But Not Quite There – Yet

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Shola Ameobi had an excellent game on Saturday in Newcastle's massive 4-1 win over relegation threatened Wolves, who are now 2nd bottom of the league on 32 points. Barton and Shola celebrate Ameobi's great goal With Andy Carroll gone forever, and Leon Best presumably out, possibly for the rest of the season with his troublesome [.

Shane Ferguson – Which Ireland To Play For?

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Shane Ferguson made his senior debut for Northern Ireland when he came on as a substitute in the 3–0 friendly defeat to Italy on 6th June, 2009 in Pisa. Shane Ferguson - in action for Newcastle But we were told by one reader in the Emerald Isle a couple of weeks ago, that there were [...]


Shola Ameobi As Good A Striker As I’ve Ever Worked With

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Shola Ameobi, playing in that rigid plastic mask to protect the cheek bone he broke in early February, looked a very good center forward on Saturday against Wolves. Shola Ameobi - his reaction to scoring a great header on Saturday Ameobi's all around play brought in all the experience he has gained in the 11 [.

Captain Kevin Nolan Was Sick on Saturday – But Still Scored

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Alan Pardew has given out a lot of praise this morning to Newcastle players. Kevin Nolan scoring Newcastle's first goal on Saturday And that's hardly surprising, after Newcastle's terrific and gutsy 4-1 win against Wolves, in a game that was arguably the most important league game of the season for the Magpies.

Shola Reveals He Is Still Playing In Significant Pain

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We had thought the face mask Shola Ameobi was wearing, would at least let him play with no pain, as it protected the cheekbone he broke in early February at Fulham. Shola Ameobi's mask up close and personal But that is not true, as Shola has revealed today that the face mask hurts him [...]


Serious Situation Starting To Develop At Sunderland

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In the two games today, two sides who were beneath Newcastle in the league were defeated, and those two were Blackpool and Sunderland. Steve Bruce big challenge for the Sunderland manager Fulham easily beat a poor looking Blackpool side 3-0 at Craven Cottage, and it looked all too easy. And manager Mark Hughes seems [.

Craig Bellamy Too Old For Newcastle

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There's a rumor circulating today that Newcastle may want to buy Manchester City's Craig Bellamy in the summer. Craig Bellamy - wanted by Newcastle in the summer? Craig is on loan at his home town club Cardiff City this season, but is very likely to be unloaded in the summer, as the Eastlands club try [.

Pardew Looking To Recruit Only Young Players

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Alan Pardew has been told to look to bring young players to Newcastle this summer. Nigel Reo-Coker not coming to Tyneside That's a lot different from the Freddy Shepherd days of trophy signings, when Newcastle used to bring in big-name players, and pay them an absolute fortune. The only problem with that was that [.

Newcastle Can Still Finish In Very Respectable League Position

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Jonas Gutierrez has a good game for Newcastle yesterday, and scored the goal of the game in injury time,  to give Newcastle an impressive 4-1 win against 3rd bottom Wolves. Jonas Gutierrez - celebrating after scoring great goal And Jonas believes that one more win should make Newcastle safe, and get the lads onto [.

At Last Some Good News On Dan Gosling

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Dan Gosling was brought on after 90 minutes, in the derby game with Sunderland, on Sunday 16th January, to make his Newcastle debut. Dan Gosling - in action against Sunderland And that happens to be the last time Newcastle fans have seen the 21 year-old midfielder, and after that game, Dan suffered a reaction, with [.

Pardew – Newcastle Not Completely Safe But Safer

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One good thing about Alan Pardew is that he does not get carried away, either on the upside, or on the downside. Alan Pardew we're safer now phew! And with the many ups and downs in football, that a good personality to have, otherwise you would end up a complete wreck. just [...]


Tremendous 4-1 Win By Newcastle Helps Calm The Nerves

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Alan Pardew was very relieved, but also delighted at the end of yesterday's game, in which his players secured one of the most important wins of the season. Shola Ameobi chased by Barton after scoring yesterday It was a water-shed game yesterday for Newcastle, against an in-form Wolves side, but every single player stepped up [.

Pardew – Shane Ferguson Was Absolutely Brilliant

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Shane Ferguson made his starting debut in the Premier League yesterday, and again the 19 year-old baby-faced left-back did not disappoint. Shane Ferguson absolutely brilliant But early in the second half the youngster seemed to pick up a calf injury, and had to leave the pitch and was replaced by James Perch, who will [.

Great Boost For Everyone To Have Ben Arfa Back

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Alan Pardew has talked about having Hatem Ben Arfa back in Newcastle tomorrow, and it's exactly six months to the day, since he suffered a double fracture of his left leg at Eastlands. Ben Arfa - Pardew will take no chances with this youngster And as we reported yesterday, Pardew sees the skilled midfielder playing [.

Newcastle Interested In Swedish International Defender

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Copenhagen left-back Oscar Wendt will be in a free agent this summer, and both Liverpool and Newcastle are said to be in talks with the player. Oscar Wendt Swedish International left back Alan Pardew said that he was in talks with two free agents just last week, so perhaps this 25 year-old Swedish International [.

Football Is Like A Religion At Newcastle – You Don’t Say

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It was a welcome relief for Newcastle fans this afternoon, that Newcastle recorded their second win in 11 games against 3rd bottom of the table, Wolves. John Carver and Alan Pardew happy at Gutierrez goal But it was a win that was desperately needed, and now takes Newcastle quite nicely into 9th place in the [.

Newcastle 4 Wolves 1 – Video Highlights

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Joey Barton Played Like A Captain Today

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Joey Barton had another excellent game today for Newcastle, but the fans didn't know the build up to this game, behind the scenes. Joey Barton - in action against Stoke It seems like Alan Pardew had thought captain Kevin Nolan would miss this game through injury, and had told Joey to be prepared to be [.

Newcastle 4 Wolves 1 – Magpies Tame The Wolves

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Newcastle needed a win today, and the lads produced the goods and came away with a magnificent 4-1 victory, and not too bad a display either, in front of almost 50,000 fans at St. James' Park job well done! Newcastle had their very first chance in the first minute in today's game, and [...]


Kevin Nolan – We Can Build From Here

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Kevin Nolan knows that Newcastle need to start winning games, and sooner rather than later. Kevin Nolan - a great shot of the Newcastle captain Newcastle play 3rd bottom of the table Wolves today, and you have to think a win is at least probable today at St. James' Park, but of course you never [.

Enrique Out – Shane Ferguson Starts – No Stephen Ireland

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19 year -old defender Shane Ferguson will start his first Premier league game ever this afternoon against Wolves, as Jose Enrique has failed his fitness test. It will be a tough debut for the Irishman, although he was the Man of the Match in the last outing at Stoke City, and looked very accomplished for [.

We Want Fans To Go Home With Smiles On Their Faces

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The last two home games have produced a single point, and the last time Newcastle won at home was way back on January 5th when we literally hammered West Ham 5-0. Alan Pardew - will try to put smiles on fans' faces today Since that win, Newcastle have won just one game of their last [...]


Karren Brady Blast At Derek LLambias

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West Ham Vice-Chairman Karren Brady has criticized Newcastle Managing Director Derek Llambias. Karren Brady - criticizes Derek Llambias Newcastle issued their financial results for the year June 2009 through June 2010 last Wednesday, for the time that Newcastle were in the English second division. The revenues dropped almost 40%, but it appears the club managed [.

A Win Today Will Ease Anxieties Of Newcastle Fans

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Today's game against Wolves at St. James Park is vitally important, but a win will ease many fears that are starting to grow on Tyneside regarding possible relegation. Alan Pardew - knows the importance of today's game A win will take the club to 39 points, and 7 points above Wolves, but we suppose the [.

Newcastle To Play Ben Arfa In Central Attacking Role

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Hatem Ben Arfa is due to return to Newcastle on Monday, and that good news hopefully will be on top of a win against Wolves today. Ben Arfa - back to Newcastle training on Monday Alan Pardew has spoken to the French Daily, L'Equipe today, and has talked about how he will be very patient [...]


Enrique Has Own Personal Trainer In Attempt To Be Fit

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Alan Pardew had commented yesterday that the news that Joey Barton and Jose Enrique were not fully committed to Newcastle was just absolute rubbish. Jose Enrique desperate to play today We hadn't seen those reports on the internet, but there's little doubt that these two players are consummate professionals, and of course Joey will [.

Danny Guthrie Can Get The Job Done For Newcastle Tomorrow

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Newcastle will be without Cheick Tiote tomorrow against Wolves, because of suspension, but big hints today that 23 year-old Danny Guthrie will be given a start in Cheick's place in defensive midfield. Danny Guthrie this boy can get the job done for Newcastle tomorrow The usual back-up would have been Alan Smith, but Alan [.

Newcastle vs Wolves – Match Preview

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Newcastle are 4 points above Wolves on 36 points, and the very last thing we want to happen tomorrow, is to have Wolves gain points on Newcastle. Unfortunately, Newcastle have let two teams that were lower in the league when they played Newcastle, gain all 3 points, and that's a recipe for disaster.

Nolan And Barton Vital Players For Newcastle Against Wolves

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There's no doubt that Joey Barton has become a major and influential player for Newcastle United this season. Joey Barton in action against Stoke a couple of weeks ago Joey has been in some of the best form of his career this season, and add to that, that he seems to be winning his [...]


Can Lone Ranger And Masked Man Raid Wolves Tomorrow?

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Nile Ranger could become a very important player for Newcastle in the last eight games of the season. Nile Ranger - can he score that first PL goal tomorrow? Nile of course has been criticized by manager Alan Pardew, and it seems he still has some ways to go to become a good professional, and [...]


Steve McClaren Helping Newcastle In Transfer Market

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Steve McClaren has been out of work since he was sacked by German club Wolfsburg on February 7th. Steve McClaren sharing knowledge of players with Pardew The 49 year-old still has a house in Middlesbrough, a club he managed for a few seasons from 2001 through 2006, and it's not surprising that he paid [.

Steve Harper Sings – Let’s Hang On To What We’ve Got

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Steve Harper made one of his biggest mistakes this season at Stoke City, when he unfortunately gifted Stoke their second goal, just seconds into the second half. Steve Harper - let's hand on to our best players That proved to be a very costly error for Newcastle, and they finally went down to an embarrassing [.

Leon Best Injury A Major Concern For Newcastle

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There is some disturbing news this morning, that Leon Best may be out for this rest of the season with his ankle injury. Leon Best - could be out for the season And if that's the case a good question is who is going to score the goals for Newcastle in the remaining 8 games? [...]


Newcastle To Reject £2M Offer For Young Goalkeeper

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It would seem that Newcastle's 23 year old 6'7″ goalkeeper Fraser Forster, who was born in Hexham, is in great demand these days. Fraser Forster - top goalkeeper in the making Fraser has played 32 times at Celtic this season, and has again done very well following his very successful loan spell last season at [.

Newcastle Expects That Every Man Will Do His Duty

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Newcastle's home game against Wolves tomorrow could be a pivotal game of this season for the Magpies. Jonas - in action against Sunderland And with injuries and suspensions hitting the Newcastle squad this year, Ben Arfa, Dan Gosling, Leon Best, Alan Smith and Jose Enrique will miss the game through injury, and Ryan Taylor and [.