Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2011

Are Newcastle Really This Good? Maybe

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The difficulties that Carlos Tevez and former Newcastle center-back Titus Bramble have got themselves into this week, have focused attention on today's modern footballer. Alan Pardew looking up on Tyneside But it seems that Alan Pardew knows all about footballer's indiscretions, and he seems to have  dealt  with quite a few during his time as a manager, and we all know Alan is doing his very best to [.

Wolves vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Wolves have lost their last three league games, Â so they will be looking to get something out of the game with Newcastle tomorrow afternoon at Molineaux. On the other hand, Newcastle have made their best start to a league season since way back in 1995, when the great Kevin Keegan was managing the club, and [.

Newcastle Strikers Have 19 Goals In 37 PL Appearances This Year

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As we've said before, one thing that impressed us greatly in Deba Ba's very first interview was that the 26 year-old is so modest and humble. Newcastle's in-form striker Ba and Best That made us take an immediate liking to the Senegal striker,  and of course after he scored that terrific hat-trick last Saturday he showed everybody [.

Newcastle Still Have A Long Way To Go To Hit Top Form

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Alan Pardew has said today that it's only in the last couple of games that Newcastle have approached their top form. Cheick Tiote - top player again for Newcastle Alan"s right about that,  and it really started in the second half at Villa Park two weeks ago, when Newcastle came back from one goal down and almost won the game towards the end, when Yohan Cabaye almost scored three times.

Since Everything Is So Rosy – We’ll Be On Our Guard

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There's no doubt that Newcastle face a tough game tomorrow afternoon at Molineaux, but what's also clear is the Newcastle will go to win that game against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Mick McCarthy Wolves' gritty manager Wolves have lost their last three league games, but they even outplayed Liverpool last Saturday, when they were a little [.

Pardew On Tevez – Be Happy To Manage Him

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Alan Pardew has talked quite a bit about the Carlos Tevez affair over the last couple of days. Carlos Tevez refused to play for Manchester City? The Argentine presumably refused to go on as a substitute in Munich earlier this week, when Manchester City were beaten 2-0 by the former European Champions, Bayern Munich.

Pardew Admits He Is Trying To Sign Up Coloccini

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It's not surprising that Alan Pardew is trying to sign up 29-year-old Argentine defender Fabricio Coloccini. Coloccini has scored five goals for Newcastle this was one of them Colo's name came to mind as soon as we saw that rather surprising news earlier this week that his Argentine colleague, Jonas Gutierrez, had signed along [.

Alan Pardew Showing Excellent Man-Management Skills

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Newcastle's defensive record at the moment is the best of all the 92 football league clubs. Alan Pardew - showing excellent man-management Newcastle have conceded just three league goals in their six games and have restricted the opposition to just 18 shots on goal in those six games. One other record the Newcastle defense has, is they [.

Davide Santon Will Not Play Tomorrow

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Davide Santon is anxious to show Newcastle fans what he can do in a black and white shirt. Davide Santon - playing for the Reserves on Wednesday But it seems that Davide will have to wait a few more weeks before he makes his long awaited Newcastle debut, because although he's in the squad and will travel to Wolves for tomorrow's game he will not play, according [.

Competition For Places At Newcastle Is Good

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Jonas Gutierrez has been in the news a lot this week,  having just signed a two year extension to his contract that will keep him on Tyneside until the summer of 2015. Jonas Gutierrez - in action against Sunderland Jonas has been at the club just over three years, so he's not even half way through his time on [.

Beardsley – Excellent Santone Plays Like Paulo Maldini

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Paulo Maldini was one of the greatest defenders ever to play the game of football. The great Paulo Maldini Not only that,  but Paulo played over 900 times for AC Milan and 126 times for theb Italian National side, in a career that spanned from 1984 until he recently retired in 2009, when Maldini was 41 [.

Newcastle Have The Hardest Working Midfield In Premier League

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Good news today that Newcastle officially have the hardest working midfield in the Premier League. Yohan Cabaye this dreamboat is also hard working Newcastle have a new look midfield this season,  and the central partnership of Cabaye and Tiote has looked excellent over the last couple of games,  as both players get used to playing together.

Impressive Cheick Tiote Getting To Grips With His Discipline

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It will be quite a tough game on Saturday afternoon,  when Newcastle visit Wolves. Alan Pardew - will have team ready for Saturday afternoon But Newcastle fans will be hoping for another good result on the road, and certainly Newcastle have most of their player  available at the moment, and Ben Arfa and Davide Santon will both be available.

Davide Santon Impressive For Reserves – Has Lots Of Pace

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Davide Santon made a successful return to the Newcastle Reserves team yesterday which ended in the youngsters winning 5-3 at Swansea. Alan Pardew welcoming Davide Santonto Newcastle in late August And Davide Santon, as well as the returning Nile Ranger played the whole game, and both players came through well, and Davide in particualr looked imp[ressive.

Newcastle To Enter Negotiations To Extend Coloccini’s Contract

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News today that Fabricio Coloccini and his advisors will enter into contract talks wioth the Newcastle club in the next couple of weeks. Fabricio Coloccini - entering contract talks at Newcastle And we have to think that with his Argentine pal, Jonas Gutierrez, signed up now through the summer of 2015, and with the 29 year-old being handed the Newcastle captaincy last [.

Tough Game At Wolves On Saturday But Win Possible

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It's always difficult to play Wolves, and especially at Molineaux. Mick McCarthy - Wolves manager And Wolves seem to have improved this season, with the capture of one or two good players such as defender Roger Johnson from Birmingham, and talented midfielder Jamie O'Hara from Tottenham. Wolves are currently in 12th place in the league with 7 [.

Tough Game At Wolves On Saturday But Win Possible

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It's always difficult to play Wolves, and especially at Molineaux. Mick McCarthy - Wolves manager And Wolves seem to have improved this season, with the capture of one or two good players such as defender Roger Johnson from Birmingham, and talented midfielder Jamie O'Hara from Tottenham. Wolves are currently in 12th place in the league with 7 [.

Team Spirit Sky High At Newcastle United

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The team spirit at Newcastle continues to be sky high, and if anything may be even stronger that in the last two seasons. Jonas Gutierrez in action for Argentina Alan Pardew had the squad and coaches visit Slaley Hall on a team-building afternoon last Tuesday, as he continues to have the players and staff bond together.

Santon Plays Full Game In Newcastle Reserves’ 5-3 Win At Swansea

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For the Newcastle Reserves team tonight both Davide Santon and Nile Ranger made starts for the side, and Newcastle came through 5-3 winners, after going ahead 3-0 after only 22 minutes. David Santon was making his first start since he played at home against Norwich City Reserves,  but two days after that game he complained of a sore [.

Davide Santon – I Want To Be A Great Player For Newcastle

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Newcastle fans have not seen much at all of new £5.3M signing from Inter-Milan, Italian International Davide Santon. Davide Santon plays tonight for the Reserves And the good news is that he knows he will have to fight for his place in the Newcastle first team, and he seems only too willing to do just that.

Coloccini Popular Among The Players – Sign Him Up Too!

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Coloccini, like Jonas Gutierrez last Monday had only two years left on his contract. Fabricio Coloccini - the popular Newcastle captain And of course Jonas has fixed that when he was offered a two year extension and singed along the dotted line yesterday to the pleasant surprise of most of us. But  Coloccini will be 30 in January, and [.

Three Players Who Would Significantly Strengthen Newcastle Squad

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It's becoming clear that Newcastle made some excellent buys in the summer. Erik Pieters could strengthen Newcastle back four And it will take another closer look at the squad before January rolls around,  to see which players can be brought in to strengthen the squad. One area where Newcastle looks very strong is in midfield,  and players like Yohan Cabaye, Check Tiote, Jonas [.

Pardew Praises Gutierrez – An Integral Part Of Newcastle’s Future

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It was excellent news that Jonas Gutierrez signed up yesterday to stay in Tyneside until the summer of 2015. Jonas Gutierrez - on Tyneside for four more years That good news begged the question as to when the club will be signing up his Argentine colleague and Newcastle captain Fab Coloccini, who is now turning out to be a [.

Pardew Praises Gutierrez – An Integral Part Of Newcastle’s Future

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It was excellent news that Jonas Gutierrez signed up yesterday to stay in Tyneside until the summer of 2015. Jonas Gutierrez - on Tyneside for four more years That good news begged the question as to when the club will be signing up his Argentine colleague and Newcastle captain Fab Coloccini, who is now turning out to be a [.

Newcastle Look To Have Made Some Savvy Summer Signings

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The signing of 22 year-old Gabriel Obertan is looking to be a savvy signing by Newcastle. Gabriel Obertan coming into some good form We always knew thse lad had talent, and that's why Manchester United bought him from Bordeaux in the summer of 2009. But for whatever reason Gabriel couldn't make it at Manchester, but [.

Newcastle Look To Have Made Some Savvy Summer Signings

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The signing of 22 year-old Gabriel Obertan is looking to be a savvy signing by Newcastle. Gabriel Obertan coming into some good form We always knew thse lad had talent, and that's why Manchester United bought him from Bordeaux in the summer of 2009. But for whatever reason Gabriel couldn't make it at Manchester, but [.

It’s Great To Have A Manager Like Pardew At Newcastle

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Gabriel Obertan has been singing the praises of his manager Alan Pardew, and he seems to be just delighted to be playing at Newcastle. Gabriel Obertan in action against Blackburn As we saw on Saturday, the French winger is steadily gaining confidence and learning his role in the team, and  he is getting better and better, and [.

Eleven Newcastle Players Get International Call-Ups

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There are a number of Newcastle players that have been called up for International duty next month. Fab Coloccini - still no recall by Argentina Five Newcastle players have been called up for full International duty, and six of the Newcastle youngsters have been called up for Youth International play.

Gutierrez Signs Four Year Deal – I Love The City, The Fans And The Team

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Great news today and it could be that Newcastle know what they're doing. Jonas Gutierrez - New contract takes him through 2015 Jonas Gutierrez, Newcastle's Argentine International winger and big fan favorite, has penned a new four year deal at Newcastle,  that will keep on Tyneside until the summer of 2015, when he will be 32 that July.

To Play For Newcastle Means Everything To Me

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Ryan Taylor has done a fine job,  filling in at the left back so far this season. The two Taylors  after Ryan scored the winner at Sunderland But don't tell that to Ryan, because it's his intention to play just as many games as possible for Newcastle this season, in any position he can get a game.

Coloccini – We Have Some Good Men At Newcastle

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Since Coloccini was appointed the Newcastle captain in early July, he has been in the best form of his career at Newcastle. Coloccini the Newcastle captain in training And Fabricio sets a great example at the back for the rest of the Newcastle players, and he gives it 100% in every game and on the training field too.

Newcastle Full Back Upbeat On Magpies’ Future

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Danny Simpson has talked to the Newcastle official site about the side's good start to the season. Danny Simpson - after scoring his second Newcastle goal last week And he rightly says that the team has proved their doubters wrong, time and time again, since he arrived from Manchester United in August of 2009, and of course Newcastle have been successful ever since [.

Newcastle Full Back Upbeat On Magpies’ Future

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Danny Simpson has talked to the Newcastle official site about the side's good start to the season. Danny Simpson - after scoring his second Newcastle goal last week And he rightly says that the team has proved their doubters wrong, time and time again, since he arrived from Manchester United in August of 2009, and of course Newcastle have been successful ever since [.

Newcastle After French International Playmaker

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There has been news recently that Newcastle are interested in French international play-maker Marvin Martin. Marvin Martin Newcastle interested The 23 year-old has been at Sochaux for the last nine years, Â and so far has made 117 appearances for the French side, with 10 goals and 26 assists. Newcastle's name in France is sky [.

Newcastle After French International Playmaker

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There has been news recently that Newcastle are interested in French international play-maker Marvin Martin. Marvin Martin Newcastle interested The 23 year-old has been at Sochaux for the last nine years, Â and so far has made 117 appearances for the French side, with 10 goals and 26 assists. Newcastle's name in France is sky [.

Senegal Striker Happy To Have His Sharpness Back

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Demba Ba seems happy to be back to top fitness. and that first goal of his last Saturday showed his skills. Demba Ba - after scoring one of his goals on Saturday He took a pass from Leon Best on his chest, turned and rammed the ball with tremendous power past goalkeeper Paul Robinson with his right foot, [.

Senegal Striker Happy To Have His Sharpness Back

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Demba Ba seems happy to be back to top fitness. and that first goal of his last Saturday showed his skills. Demba Ba - after scoring one of his goals on Saturday He took a pass from Leon Best on his chest, turned and rammed the ball with tremendous power past goalkeeper Paul Robinson with his right foot, [.

Derek LLambias Has Been Great With Us

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There's some good news today that the often criticized Managing Director of Newcastle, Derek LLambias, has been staying out of things and letting Alan Pardew and the players just get on with things this season. Mike Ashley and Derek Llambias run Newcastle United Newcastle's in-form center-back Steven Taylor has praised Derek Llambias today for coming in [.

Newcastle Now Need To Keep Their Discipline

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Things are starting to look up at Newcastle, especially since Sunderland were defeated 2-1 at Carrow Road tonight, and Newcastle are now a full 7 points ahead of Sunderland after just six games. Alan Pardew -Â discipline now becomes very important Long may Newcastle's good run continue, but of course it's very early in the season [.

Several Good Players Still To Come Through At Newcastle

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Newcastle have done really well this season so far, even though they have not got all their players quite up to speed yet. Davide Santon to play for Reserves on Wednesday While Demba Ba announced his arrival on Saturday with a fabulous hat-trick,  there are other players like Ben Arfa, Davide Santon, Sylvain Marveaux, Mehdi Abeid, Haris [.

Gabriel Obertan Starting To Look The Part At Newcastle

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We thought Gabriel  Obertan played very well on Saturday and made some great marauding runs at the Blackburn defense. Gabriel Obertan - in action on Saturday Gabriel Obertan talked to the local Newcastle press today: "That is the reason I moved to Newcastle."  "I was really happy when they came in for me and I did not hesitate.

Things Starting To Look Up On Tyneside

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Newcastle have not been so high up in the Premier League since the days of Bobby Robson. Last time Newcastle were flying high Bobby Robson was manager  And while we don't think Newcastle are a top four team this season, who knows, if the lads keep playing like they did in the last two Premier [...]


Newcastle Only Just Coming Into Form

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Yohan Cabaye had a quieter game on Saturday for Newcastle, but still had a good performance, as Blackburn had marked him as the danger man in the Newcastle midfield. Yohan Cabaye another good game on Saturday But as Alan Pardew said after the game, the players Blackburn deployed to try to shut Cabaye down, [.

Best, Demba Ba And Lovenkrands Step Up To The Plate

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Alan Pardew is delighted at the way his strikers have stepped up to the plate in recent weeks. Steve Stone and John Carver with Alan Pardew on Saturday And Alan Pardew thinks some of that is because of all the news that's been surrounding a new striker being brought into the club to replace the departed Andy Carroll, but [.

Demba Ba A New Hero On Tyneside

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Demba Ba looked great on Saturday, when he came away with a hat-trick, and with any luck his strike partner Leon Best would have been  among the goals too. Demba Ba smashes home his first ever goal for Newcastle Alan Pardew said yesterday that he thought Ramadan and his fasting for that, had affected Demba Ba's form [.

Alan Pardew Wary Of Discussing January Transfer Window

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Alan Pardew was asked over the weekend what he was looking to do in the January transfer window. Alan Pardew - let down by Newcastle Board a few times already And the manager refused to discuss it, and we don't blame him one little bit, because whatever Alan wants to do in January, it's ultimately up to Mike Ashley and Derek LLambias as to who [.

Alan Pardew Tries To Clarify Newcastle Goalkeeper Situation

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We're not sure who the number two goalkeeper is at Newcastle right now. Steve Harper number 2 goalkeeper at Newcastle? 25 year-old Rob Elliot made his debut  in the Carling Cup last Tuesday night, but was at fault for at least one of the goals, and seemed to have a bit of a tough night, after he [.

Alan Pardew Fantastic With The Youngsters On Tyneside

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One of Alan Pardew's positives at managing the Newcastle club, is that he is a big believer that if you are good enough then you are old enough. Shane Ferguson Pardew has faith in the youngsters And since Alan arrived last December, not to much positive fanfare we may add, he's been great with the younger players at [.

Newcastle Can Beat Blackburn And Reach Carling Cup Last Eight

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What was missed a little yesterday was the draw for the 4th round of the Carling Cup, when Newcastle were drawn away, for the third time running, this time to Blackburn Rovers. Things are looking up at Newcastle under Alan Pardew And while we could have had a home draw against a lower league side, Newcastle could also [.

Pardew – Don’t Pat Us On The Back – That’s Very Dangerous

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One of the good things we like about Alan Pardew is he doesn't get carried away. Pardew and Obertan Gabriel was great yesterday! And with Newcastle doing so well, he's very concentrated on keeping his own feet firmly on the ground, and those of his players too. The new look Newcatsle put ina  good performance yesterday [.

All Hail To Humble Demba Ba’s Brilliant Hat-Trick

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When we first saw Demba Ba  being interviewed, after he first arrived ion Tyneside, we noticed how very low key and humble he was, and we were impressed by that. Demba Ba - after scoring yesterday And in interviews yesterday after the game, the 26 year-old was much the same, after what was probably one of his best ever performances, and certainly something he will [.

All Hail To Humble Demba Ba’s Brilliant Hat-Trick

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When we first saw Demba Ba  being interviewed, after he first arrived ion Tyneside, we noticed how very low key and humble he was, and we were impressed by that. Demba Ba - after scoring yesterday And in interviews yesterday after the game, the 26 year-old was much the same, after what was probably one of his best ever performances, and certainly something he will [.

Alan Shearer To Be Groomed As Future England Manager

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There is news today in The People that Newcastle legend Alan Shearer will be offered a position in the next England management set up. Alan Shearer will be groomed as future England manager Alan has little experience of management and managed Newcastle for eight games two years ago, and that's the extent of his [.

It’s All Down To The Geordie Hospitality

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The French contingent at Newcastle have settled down rather quickly this season, and the players are starting to produce for the club. Demba Ba and Best Newcastle's new strike force Yohan Cabaye and Gabriel Obertan seem to have nailed down first team positions at Newcastle, and Ben Arfa and Sylvain Marveaux will be looking to do that over the [.

BBC Interview With Demba Ba After His Hat-Trick

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The goal-scorer and hero Demba Ba is in the middle there BBC interview with Demba Ba after the game today This player is so modest it's ridiculous, but he scored three great goals today, and surely there are more to come,  now that he's finally up to speed.


Alan Pardew Delighted With Brilliant Newcastle Display

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Newcastle played some very good football this afternoon against Blackburn, and won the game  much easier than the 3-1 scoreline would suggest. Demba Ba after scoring one of his goals today While we don't want to get too greedy, after Olsson was sent off after around 70 minutes, with the score 3-1, maybe the [.

Newcastle 3 Blackburn 1 – Video Highlights

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Here are the highlights click on the second box down. Newcastle 3 Blackburn 1 Video Highlights


Newcastle 3 Blackburn 1 – Great Demba Ba Hat-Trick

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Newcastle got the win they needed today and stopped a run of five wins in succession by Blackburn Rovers at St. James' Park, and it was Demba Ba who was the hero with a great hat-trick. Newcastle were better than the 3-1 scoreline suggests, but they missed a few chances and even when Blackburn were reduced to [.

Newcastle Get Blackburn Away In Carling Cup

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Newcastle United were drawn away at Blackburn in the 4th round of the Carling Cup. The draw could have been easier and it could have been a lot harder too, so we're not complaining. And Aldershot Town, who we wanted at Newcastle, are drawn at home to Manchester United, so they'll make a few bob [...]


Newcastle Field Unchanged Side From Villa Park

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As expected Alan Pardew will field an unchanged starting eleven from that which got a good draw at Villa Park last Saturday. Newcastle of course made as many as nine changes for the 4-3 win on Tuesday night at the City Ground against Nottingham Forest. And it's good to see Steve Harper On the bench as the [.

Steven Taylor – Leon Is One Of The Best!

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Leon Best is on a  remarkable scoring streak this year. Leon Best doing so well for Newcastle this season - so far In 17 appearances for the Newcastle first team he has scored 9 goals and that's not too bad, in anybody's book. But we'd still like to see another goal or two from Leon against [...

Jonas Gutierrez Upbeat About Newcastle Future

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Jonas Gutierrez has given a few interviews in the last few days, and he certainly seems to be upbeat about Newcastle. Jonas Gutierrez enjoying life on Tyneside Newcastle have really had a clear-out of the stars that got Newcastle promoted at the first attempt in the Championship a year or so ago, and did so well [.

Marveaux Closer To First Team Start Than Ben Arfa

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Newcastle fans seem to be warming to the skills of Sylvain Marveaux, who has had a slow start to his Newcastle career. Sylvain Marveaux - fouled for the penalty on Tuesday night But after Sylvain was out injured last season from October, Alan Pardew wanted to ensure he was introduced slowly and steadily into the Newcastle team, and that's what's happened.

Marveaux Closer To First Team Start Than Ben Arfa

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Newcastle fans seem to be warming to the skills of Sylvain Marveaux, who has had a slow start to his Newcastle career. Sylvain Marveaux - fouled for the penalty on Tuesday night But after Sylvain was out injured last season from October, Alan Pardew wanted to ensure he was introduced slowly and steadily into the Newcastle team, and that's what's happened.

A Win Today Will Signal Great Start To Season

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Alan Pardew is resisting getting too carried away with Newcastle's good start to the season, with four wins in their seven games so far and three draws. Alan Pardew a win today would signal great start But he has said today that if Newcastle can best Blackburn Rovers at home today, a good start could become a [.

We’re Slightly Ahead Of Schedule, And Want To Stay There

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Alan Pardew has said his team are ahead of schedule as they hold 4th position in the Premier League, and he'd like to stay there. Alan Pardew no problems at Newcastle it will not last But there's nothing Alan Pardew can do about it if Newcastle can beat Blackburn Rovers tomorrow, because they will be in 4th [.

Newcastle vs Blackburn Rovers – Match Preview

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Blackburn Rivers have won their last five games played at  St. James' Park. So what does that mean? It means the odds that Newcastle can get another win are probably quite good, especially since Blackburn Rovers are not a good road team both last season or this season. It's an excellent chance for Newcastle to get [.

Mehdi Abeid Will Stay Patient For Next First Team Chance

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One of the players who shone on Tuesday night at the City ground was 19 year old French central midfielder Mehdi Abeid. Mehdi Abeid in action for Newcastle It shows us just how good Newcastle's scouting team is that the club got his lad to Tyneside for nothing,  after he had been scouted playing for French club Lens.

Newcastle Have Eight Players In Top Performing 100 Players

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Newcastle are 4th top of the Premier League. Steven Taylor Newcastle's highest ranked performer at number 19 And not only that, but Newcastle have two players in the Actim Index 20 performing players in the Premier League, and they are Steven Taylor and Leon Best who occupy the last two positions of the top 20.

Leon Best Still Improving But Finishing Very Very Good

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Leon Best, as we had hoped for, is again a revelation for Newcastle so far this season, as he has scored 3 goals in just five appearances for the first team. Leon Best after scoring one of his three goals this season And this year he has scored 9 goals in just 17 first team appearances, and only 12 [.

More Good News On Davide Santon

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Looking at the Newcastle squad and how they have performed this season,  it seems the weakness the team has is in defense, and of course we also need to bring in a top striker in January. Davide Santon running now after knee drained But a new signing that Newcastle made in late August, and who  has yet to appear in [.

More Good News On Davide Santon

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Looking at the Newcastle squad and how they have performed this season,  it seems the weakness the team has is in defense, and of course we also need to bring in a top striker in January. Davide Santon running now after knee drained But a new signing that Newcastle made in late August, and who  has yet to appear in [.

Newcastle Pursuing Scottish Midfield Play-Maker

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News today that Newcastle United are after Scottish midfielder Scott Allan. Scott Allan 19 year-old Scottish midfield play-maker The Scotland U21 International (2 caps) turns 20 at the end of November,  and has only recently rejected a new contract offer from Dundee, and there is news today in the Daily Mail that Newcastle are interested in [.

Blackburn Have Won Last Five Games At St. James’ Park

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Blackburn Rovers have won all of their last five games at St. James' Park. Newcastle's top two coaches oversee the training And in fact it's not since John Carver managed the side on a caretaker basis back in September of 2004, after Bobby Robson had been sacked, that Newcastle last beat Blackburn at home, when the lads [.

Ben Arfa Thanks The Fans – He’s In A Good Place Now

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Hatem Ben Arfa is back, and looks to have fully recovered from the horrendous double leg break he suffered almost a year ago, and from the ankle injury he picked up on his first game back in Kansas City in July. Ben Arfa fit again at last Ben Arfa has been giving lots [...]


Let’s Not Get Carried Away With Early Success

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The worst thing that can happen with the Newcastle squad right now, or even with the fans for that matter, is to get carried away with the good start the lads have made to the season. Davide Santon this youngster could imporve the side After the disastrous  relegation two years ago, it has made us very wary of  what can [.

Alan Pardew’s Star Rising On Tyneside

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As somebody who wrote last December that Alan Pardew had nothing in his past that qualified him one little bit to become the new Newcastle manager, I am obviously very well qualified to talk about how Newcastle are doing under the 50 year-old former West Ham boss. Alan Pardew doing well this season so far Alan Pardew has proved in the time [.

Pardew Feeling Optimistic About Davide Santon Injury

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Davide Santon has had a bit of a tough start to his career on Tyneside, and still has to make his first team debut, which will not come on Saturday against Blackburn Rovers at home. But Santon did have a good run out for the Newcastle Reserves last week against Norwich City in the 6-0 win, and he looked good in [.

Ben Arfa – I Feel Like I’m Born Again At Newcastle

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Ben Arfa is just dying to play  for Newcastle in every game. Ben Arfa - wants to play every game now The Frenchman's appearances on Tuesday night was only the 5th for Newcastle for the 24 year-old, and it's hardly surprising he now wants to get as many games for Newcastle as he can. Ben Arfa also has said his ankle feels [.

Danny Simpson Finding Out What’s Important In Life

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Danny Simpson's goal on Tuesday was only his second for the club, and the second goal he's every scored in his career. Danny Simpson after scoring on Tuesday night The other goal he scored was against Peterborough United back in November of 2009, and he's now made 79 first team appearances for the Magpies.

Danny Simpson Finding Out What’s Important In Life

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Danny Simpson's goal on Tuesday was only his second for the club, and the second goal he's every scored in his career. Danny Simpson after scoring on Tuesday night The other goal he scored was against Peterborough United back in November of 2009, and he's now made 79 first team appearances for the Magpies.

Newcastle’s French Revolution Looking Good

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Newcastle’s French Revolution Looking Good

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Ben Arfa Will Not Be Rushed Back

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It's hardly surprising that Ben Arfa now wants to play every game for Newcastle. Ben Arfa - in action at the City Ground Ben Arfa had a fine comeback on Tuesday night at Nottingham Forest, when Newcastle got through to the 4th round of the Carling Cup by a score of 4-3, after going ahead four times in [.

Newcastle Squad Looks Stronger Than Last Season

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Ben Arfa's return and the fine games put in by a number of Newcastle's fringe players on Tuesday night at Nottingham Forest,  have convinced Danny Simpson that Newcastle have a stronger squad than last seaosn. Danny Simpson challenges Matt Derbyshire Tuesday night Certainly with Alan Pardew making 9 changes from the side that drew with Aston Villa last Saturday, [.

Which Striker(s) Will Newcastle Go After In January?

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It looks liem Sunderland may be zoning in on   Freiburg striker Papiss Cisse as a replacement for the departed, Asamoah Gyan, who went loan for big money and left Sunderland high and dry. Pappis Dembe Cisse Newcastle target in January? Newcastle were credited with a bid of £10M  for Cisse on the last day of the transfer window last [.

Ben Arfa – Everybody Is Happy At Newcastle

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It was great to see Ben Arfa make it through his first game back, and he put in a  good shift of 70 minutes last night at the City Ground. Ben Arfa in action last night Ben Arfa and the Newcastle fans are a match made in heaven,  and today the French International has thanked the  fans for helping him to [.

Pardew – Two More Wins And We Can Attack The Carling Cup

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Alan Pardew says the players last night gave him exactly what he had asked for. Alan Pardew last night at the City Ground And that amounted to some good performances from his "fringe" players, which will not make the task of picking a team for the Blackburn home game at home on Saturday, very [...]


Nottingham Forest 3 – Newcastle 4 AET – Video Highlights

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Some Newcastle Fringe Players Starting To Look The Part

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With lots of late drama last night at the City Ground in Nottingham, Newcastle again found a way to win the game. Mehdi Abeid good game last night But it was in injury time of the added time when captain Coloccini sent the two thousand travelling Geordie supporters into raptures, as he headed the winner from a [.

Ben Arfa Will Be A Massive Bonus For Newcastle

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Ben Arfa oozes class and on his first time out last night for Newcastle since July, he again looked a sublime player in the black and white shirt. Ben Arfa in action last night Ben Arfa was replaced after 70 minutes in the 4-3 win last night at the City Ground, when Alan Pardew saw a little tiredness coming into his game, which is hardly surprising [.

Some Outstanding Newcastle Performances Last Night

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is now hoping for a home draw in the Carling Cup 4th round,  after Newcastle got their 4th win in seven games, by winning 4-3 after extra time at Nottingham Forest last night. Peter Lovenkrands after scoring last night Newcastle fielded nine changes from the side that drew 1-1 at Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon, and only Danny Simpson and captain Coloccini [.

Davide Santon Can Train This Weekend

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And new Newcastle  full-back, Italian Davide Santon could return to full training next week, after he had some fluid drained from his injured knee on Monday in London. Davide Santon may not need key-hole surgery Manager Pardew has said there was only a small amount of fluid drained from the right knee,  but the initial prognosis seems good and [.

Nottingham Forest 3 Newcastle 4 AET – Hero Coloccini Hits Late Winner

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Well would you believe it Newcastle went ahead four times in this game, and it was 2-2 after the 90 minutes and the game, for a second time running for Newcastle in the Carling Cup, Â went into extra time. But when Newcastle scored their fourth goal very very late in the extra time period [...]


Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle – In Lieu Of Teams

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I have a clash with the kick off time today, of the Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle Carling Cup tie, because of  an important appointment with my Radiation Specialist. So I'm putting this article out in lieu of the teams and I should be back before the end of the game today. Let's hope we [...]


Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Newcastle have a chance tonight to match what they did last year and get through to the 4th round of the Carling Cup. Alan Pardew has said that the two cups are something  that Newcastle can win this season, and of course we have no chance in the league,  when the clubs at the top are spending money in the transfer [.

Newcastle Will Field A Strong Team And Strong Bench

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Newcastle have a big chance to get through to the 4th round of the Carling Cup tonight at Nottingham Forest. Dan Gosling - likely to get start tonight Forest are in a little disarray after a terrible start to the season in the Championship under new manager Steve McClaren, and there have been some fan protests to add to the turmoil.

Ben Arfa – I Can’t Wait To Play Again For Newcastle

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Hatem Ben Arfa is one of those sublime players that Newcastle fans just love. Ben Arfa - will play tonight against Nottingham Forest And it looks like tonight, all being well, Ben Arfa will make a return to the side at Nottingham Forest. And since Ben Arfa arrived on Tyneside a year last August, Â he [.

Many Changes Tonight – Here’s Our Team

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Pardew will likely start Ben Arfa tonight at the City Ground and Rob Elliot will also make his debut in goal. Shane Ferguson - should start tonight It may be the strength of the Newcastle squad these days, that other very decent players want to see some action tonight too, like Peter Lovenkrands, Danny Guthrie, Alan Smith, Shane Ferguson, [.

Mourinho Magnanimous In Aid Of Bobby Robson Foundation

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Jose Mourinho won the FIFA Ballon d'Or World Coach of the Year award in 2010. Bobby Robson at St. James' Park Jose won the award for leading Inter Milan to a famous treble and the European Champions League in the 2009/2010 season. And Jose has decided to give the award away in support of the Sir Bobby Robson [.

Newcastle Will Try To Win Both Cups

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Alan Pardew has made the two Cups Newcastle will compete for this season a high priority. Alan Pardew two Cups are high priority this season Newcastle are through to the 3rd round of the Carling Cup tonight at Nottingham Forest, after beating Scunthorpe United 2-1  away, after extra time last month.

Davide Santon Having Treatment In London On His Knee

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It turns out that Davide Santon was in London on Monday having some treatment ion his knee. Davide Santon having fluid drained from his knee But it wasn't the keyhole surgery that was planned last Thursday, as it looks like the injury is not as bad as first thought, and he will have some excess [.

Ben Arfa Is Back – A Player Newcastle Fans Love

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Hatem Ben Arfa will return to the Newcastle side on Tuesday night at Nottingham Forest in the Carling Cup, and that's terrific news for Newcastle fans. Ben Arfa - after scoring phenomenal winner at Everton And it seems that in training Ben Arfa has been very impressive indeed, and doing things other players simply cannot [.

Pardew To Make Lots Of Changes For Carling Cup Tie

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Alan Pardew will do more than a bit of tinkering with the Newcastle squad for tomorrow night's game at Nottingham Forest, and it looks like he will make  lots of changes. Good shot of Demba Ba in Newcastle training gear love that blue Pardew will have to balance giving some good fringe players a game,  while also ensuring the team is [.

Cabaye And Ben Arfa Could Provide Goals Threat For Newcastle

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Newcastle fans saw a commanding display from French International  midfielder Yohan Cabaye on Saturday at Villa Park. Yohan Cabaye big threat when he pushed forward in second half Alan Pardew played his tactics almost perfectly on Saturday, and made up for whatever mistakes he made on Monday night,  and pushed Cabaye up the field in the second half and it paid off.

Two More Wins This Week Is All That Matters Now

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Leon Best is looking the part again as he got his third goal of the season in only five appearances so far for the Magpies. Leon Best after scoring Saturday - he was booked for this?? Leon has a great record in the Premier League of 9 goals in just 17 appearances this year, and he has this to say [.

Great To See Cheick Tiote Back In Top Form

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There was a lot of good stuff to take out of the game on Saturday. Cheick Tiote excellent game on Saturday One of them was that the central midfield pairing of Yohan Cabaye and Cheick Tiote is starting to come together and both players had very good games with Yohan putting in a great second half, as he was [.

Newcastle Can Gave Good Run In Carling Cup

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Newcastle look like they are a tough team to beat this season, and the side seems to have lost none of their mental strength from the last two seasons. Shola Ameobi in action at Sunderland And Alan Pardew has the lads playing good attacking football as we saw on Saturday at Villa Park, and [...]


Newcastle Can Gave Good Run In Carling Cup

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Newcastle look like they are a tough team to beat this season, and the side seems to have lost none of their mental strength from the last two seasons. Shola Ameobi in action at Sunderland And Alan Pardew has the lads playing good attacking football as we saw on Saturday at Villa Park, and [...]


Yohan Cabaye And Newcastle – A Match Made In Heaven

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Yohan Cabaye has an excellent game for Newcastle on Saturday and was unlucky not to score and give Newcastle all three points. In our Man of the Match poll Cabaye has captured 91% of the vote and he had a great game, especially in the second half when he was allowed to push up the field more, and he [.

Yohan Cabaye And Newcastle – A Match Made In Heaven

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Yohan Cabaye has an excellent game for Newcastle on Saturday and was unlucky not to score and give Newcastle all three points. In our Man of the Match poll Cabaye has captured 91% of the vote and he had a great game, especially in the second half when he was allowed to push up the field more, and he [.

Ben Arfa Impressive In Training – Will Play Tomorrow Night

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Newcastle remain 4th top of the league with a good 1-1 draw on Saturday an Villa Park, in which the lads showed they are a good side. Ben Arfa extra training over weekend Once again Newcastle were not dominant in that first half, but they played very well indeed, and were unlucky to be that one [.

Alan Pardew Growing Into Newcastle Manager Job

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We've thought ever since Alan Pardew came to Newcastle, that he was somewhat similar to Chris Hughton. Alan Pardew growing into the job at Newcastle Both managers seem to have realized how lucky they are (were) to be manager of Newcastle United, a club that has had no success at all since 1969, but [.

Davide Santon Could Be Back For Blackburn Game

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There is potentially some very good news being reported in the Sunday Sun today. Davide  Santon may be ready for next Saturday? And that is that Davide Santon's knee injury is likely to be not as severe as first thought, and it may be that he is available for next Saturday's home game against an improving Blackburn Rovers side.

Davide Santon Could Be Back For Blackburn Game

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There is potentially some very good news being reported in the Sunday Sun today. Davide  Santon may be ready for next Saturday? And that is that Davide Santon's knee injury is likely to be not as severe as first thought, and it may be that he is available for next Saturday's home game against an improving Blackburn Rovers side.

Pardew Buoyed By Newcastle Performance

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Alan Pardew was delighted with the Newcastle performance yesterday, if just a little disappointed that Newcastle couldn't get the win. Cheick Tiote - excellent performance yesterday After Newcastle equalized through Leon Best on 57 minutes, the game became very open, but Newcastle looked more like the team that would win the game and Cabaye, who has a great game, went close twice at the [.

Pardew Buoyed By Newcastle Performance

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Alan Pardew was delighted with the Newcastle performance yesterday, if just a little disappointed that Newcastle couldn't get the win. Cheick Tiote - excellent performance yesterday After Newcastle equalized through Leon Best on 57 minutes, the game became very open, but Newcastle looked more like the team that would win the game and Cabaye, who has a great game, went close twice at the [.

Aston Villa 1 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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Here are the video highlights of each of the two goals.


Leon Best’s 9th Goal In Last 17 Appearances For Newcastle

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Leon Best once again got the goal for Newcastle yesterday in Newcastle's fine 1-1 draw at Villa Park. Leon Best after scoring his goal yesterday he looks thirsty! After a bit of a horror show last Monday night, well at least in the first half at QPR, Newcastle loooked a much better side yesterday and played some good football.

It All Bodes Well For Newcastle Going Forward

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Not surprisingly Alan Pardew was very upbeat about Newcastle's very good display at Villa Park yesterday. Alan Pardew at Villa Park yesterday Alan Pardew had promised a much more attacking performance from Newcastle yesterday, after Newcastle were second best at Loftus Road on Monday night against QPR.

Nile Ranger At A Crisis Point At Newcastle

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Newcastle United are close to giving up on 20 year-old striker Nile Ranger. Nile Ranger crisis point for the youngster Nile was let go by Southampton in the summer of 2008, after he got in some trouble with the law, and now within the last couple of weeks he has been arrested twice in Newcastle. [.

My Tactics Were Wrong Monday – Ben Arfa Back Tuesday

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Alan Pardew has given an interview in The People today, and he has taken responsibility for the poor attacking performance of the side last Monday night at QPR. Alan Pardew - it was my tactics on Monday night It seems that the manager and the coaches have reviewed the 0-0 draw at QPR, and decided it was the tactics [.

Alan Pardew Delighted With Newcastle’s Terrific Display

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Newcastle certainly played well today in getting a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa, which is never an easy place to get a result. Alan Pardew - at Villa Park today And Alan Pardew was delighted with the performance, and said it was a terrific display from the lads  after the game: "I thought we were terrific today," "We gifted them a goal but we dominated [.

Impressive Performance From Newcastle Today

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Leon Best again scored for Newcastle today as he scored the second half equalizer, and now he has scored all three of Newcastle's goals over the last three games. Leon Best - after scoring the equalizer today And dare we say it, it looks like Leon is picking up from where he left off when he was [.

Aston Villa 1 Newcastle 1 – Magpies Fight Back To Take Point

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This was a good game between two well matched sides, and although Aston Villa took the lead after only 13 minutes through a nice goal from  Agbonlahor, Newcastle came storming back, and eventually equalized through that man Leon Best again after 57 minutes. After the equalizer, the game was end to end,  but then Cabaye twice in the last five minutes almost scored to bring Newcastle [.

Demba Ba For Shola Ameobi The Only Change

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Demba  Ba is set to make a start for Newcastle at Villa Park today. In fact the team is a little bit of a surprise with Pardew continuing to play in a 4-4-2 formation and Demba Ba coming in for Shola Ameobi up front, is the only change from the side that drew at  QPR at last [...]


Newcastle Striker Target Gets Big New Contract

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Well, would you believe it, a Newcastle striker target on the last day of the transfer window, Papiss Demba Cisse,  has just signed a big new deal at his German club,  SC Freiburg. Papiss Demba Cisse would be great at Newcastle But that could be a good move  by the Freiburg club, because in today's market it almost guarantees they will get [.

Newcastle Attitude – To Try To Win Every Game – Good!

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Newcastle have made  a great start to the season, but a lot of us are wondering whether that's because of good play or just good luck. Alan Pardew try to win every game It's likely to be a combination of both, and today at Villa Park the lads have an opportunity to get the season off to an even better start,  if [.

Newcastle Attitude – To Try To Win Every Game – Good!

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Newcastle have made  a great start to the season, but a lot of us are wondering whether that's because of good play or just good luck. Alan Pardew try to win every game It's likely to be a combination of both, and today at Villa Park the lads have an opportunity to get the season off to an even better start,  if [.

Youngsters Hoping For Breakthrough At Newcastle

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Dan Gosling has made it known to Alan Pardew that he is desperate for a first team opportunity at Newcastle. Dan Gosling eyes closed against the Columbus Crew Dan seems now fully recovered from his gruesome knee injury he picked up almost eighteen months ago at Wolves, when playing for Everton.

Aston Villa vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Both Aston Villa and Newcastle United are unbeaten in their games this season, so this can be tabled a match between the unbeatens. We had hoped that Davide Santon would be able to make his debut this afternoon, but that alas, will not now be possible, as he picked up an injury to his right knee on Thursday, and the Italian could have key-hole  surgery on [.

Leon Best Hopes To Score 20 Goals For Magpies This Season

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It turns out that Leon Best, who is one of  Newcastle's biggest hopes to hit the goals trail before January, is big on statistics. Leon Best can he get 20 goals for Newcastle this season? And Leon so far has a great record in the Premier League of  eight goals in just 16 Premier League appearances [.

Santon Set-Back But Injury Not Related To Past Problems

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It seems that Newcastle have tried to play down concerns about Davide Santon's knee injury. Davide Santon injury not related to previous ones Davide picked up the knee injury yesterday in training, and it was said last night that he would be having key-hole surgery, since the injury was thought to be related to some cartilage [.

Shola Ameobi On Form Is Unplayable But …..

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We'd be very surprised if  Shola Ameobi starts at Villa Park tomorrow. Shola Ameobi when on form he's unplayable One reason for that is we don't think Alan Pardew will play ina  4-4-2 formation like he did at QPR, and he will likely employ five in midfield,  to allow Newcastle to have  a better chance at getting to grips with Villa, [.

Newcastle Must Show More Exuberance At Villa Park

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Newcastle have picked up three clean sheets in four PL games so far this season and that's not too bad at all. Alan Pardew we are not getting carried away And we always remember Sam Allardyce targeting clean sheets when he was briefly at Newcastle, because the more clean sheets a team had, the higher up the league you would be, and Sam had the stats to prove that.

The Newcastle United Strikers Are Underrated

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Alan Pardew believes the Newcastle United strikers currently at the club are under-rated. Demba Ba in action at Columbus Crew But certainly nothing that we've seen from them so far this season, makes us feel upbeat, although Leon Best scored a couple of good opportunist goals in the second half at home to Fulham, [.

Alan Pardew Promises More Attacking Play

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Newcastle have come in for a lot of criticism this week for their poor attacking performance at QPR on Monday night. John Carver and Alan Pardew supervise training Newcastle were under the cosh from almost the first minute of that game, and we have to hope the lads make a much better start to the [..

Newcastle Need To Be Near Their Best Tomorrow

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The last time Newcastle played at Villa Park was in early April, and Newcastle did not play well that day. Steven Taylor it will be  a difficult game Newcastle were beaten 1-0 and the attack was like puff pastry in that game, and we hardly threatened at all, and it was not unlike the game on Monday night, although Aston Villa didn't [.

Newcastle Need To Be Near Their Best Tomorrow

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The last time Newcastle played at Villa Park was in early April, and Newcastle did not play well that day. Steven Taylor it will be  a difficult game Newcastle were beaten 1-0 and the attack was like puff pastry in that game, and we hardly threatened at all, and it was not unlike the game on Monday night, although Aston Villa didn't [.

Newcastle Full-Back To Extend Loan Deal

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News today that James Tavernier will be loaned out to Carlisle United for another two months. James Tavernier in action for Carlisle With new boy Davide Santon being injured in training yesterday, and having to have key-hole surgery on his right knee, the 20 year-old Italian will be out for at least four weeks.

Ben Arfa Back For Carling Cup – Taylor For England

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Alan Pardew has sung the praises of his 25 year-old center-back Steven Taylor. Steven Taylor - in action against Sunderland with namesake Ryan And Pardew has challenged the England manager to take a trip up to Newcastle himself,  to check first hand on the former England U21 captain. Steven has played solidly alongside Argentine International and Newcastle [.

Santon To Have Knee Operation – Out For Four Weeks

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There's more news late Thursday night, about Davide Santon's knee injury. Davide Santon to have key hole syrgery on right knee The Newcastle full-back, who is yet to make his debut for the Magpies will be out at least a month, after a cartilage problem flared up in training on Thursday. Alan Pardew has [.

Oh No – Davide Santon Injured In Training

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Well, would you believe it, Newcastle's brand new signing Davide Santon has undergone a scan on his right knee, after suffering an injury during training today. Davide Santon injured his knee in training The 20 year old full back joined for around £5M from Inter-Milan on Tuesday, August 30th, and is to yet make [.

Alan Pardew So Very Good With Youngsters

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Shaka Hislop, the former Newcastle United goalkeeper,  was at the club in the 1990s when Kevin Keegan was in his first management spell at Newcastle,  and he  has talked today about the Newcastle manager, Alan Pardew. Shaka Hislop smart looking pundit at ESPN Shaka left Newcastle for West Ham in 1998 , and he's now a pundit with ESPN, which is where Kevin Keegan works at the [.

Good Competition For Places Within The Newcastle Squad

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Whatever checks the Newcastle scouting team made on the new players coming to Newcastle in the summer, it seems to have worked. Jonas Gutierrez - 7 goals in 117 appearances for Newcastle One piece of good news this season is that the six new players signed in the summer, Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba, Sylvain Marveaux, Mehdi Abeid, Gabriel Obertan and Davide Santon, have quickly been assimilated into [.

Newcastle Captain Coloccini Deserving Of Argentina Recall

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Jonas Gutierrez is back in the Argentina squad, but why Newcastle captain Coloccini is not, is a bit of a mystery to us. Fab Coloccini - deserving of Argentina recall Coloccini had an excellent season last season, when he proved he was good enough for the English Premier League, and he's been even better so far this season.

Gosling Just Itching For First Team Opportunity

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It seems fairly obvious that young Dan Gosling is very anxious to be given a chance in Newcastle's starting line-up. Dan Gosling - deserves a chance Dan played in the Newcastle Reserve team that hammered Norwich City 8-0 on Tuesday afternoon, and scored two goals and made another, so you cannot do much better than that to get Alan Pardew's attention.

Gosling Just Itching For First Team Opportunity

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It seems fairly obvious that young Dan Gosling is very anxious to be given a chance in Newcastle's starting line-up. Dan Gosling - deserves a chance Dan played in the Newcastle Reserve team that hammered Norwich City 8-0 on Tuesday afternoon, and scored two goals and made another, so you cannot do much better than that to get Alan Pardew's attention.

Joey Barton “Free Transfer” Looks Very Dicey

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The big news this morning in the Newcastle press is really nothing to do with Newcastle, since it involves Joey Barton and his agent Willie McKay. Willie McKay suddenly became QPR's agent in free transfer Ever since Joey Barton arrived at Newcastle in the summer of 2007, Willie McKay has presented himself as Joey's [.

Striker’s Club Problems Could Become Newcastle Opportunity

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We thought all the trouble was over between Sochaux and Newcastle target Modibo Maiga. Modibo Maiga - to train with Reserves But in the French Daily L'Equipe today, there is news involving Sochaux chairman Alexandre Lacombe, who says the French club's situation with Modibo Maiga and also with Kevin Anin, who is seeking new terms in his contract,  has [.

Coloccini – We Have Very Good Creative Players

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Fabricio Coloccini has been interviewed by the Newcastle Journal today, and the Newcastle captain says he's not worried about Newcastle's attacking prowess or lack thereof. Colo in action on Monday he's the one on the right with the hair Newcastle were outplayed for long stretches of the game at Loftus Road on Monday evening, [.

Dan Gosling Deserves A Chance At Villa Park

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Dan Gosling has been getting a few games recently to help with his match fitness. Dan Gosling must be patient Last week he started for the England U21 side in their 4-1 win against Israel,  and yesterday he had a good game and scored two goals in Newcastle Reserve's 6-0 thrashing of Norwich City at Whitley Park.

Newcastle Central Defender Out For Six Weeks

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Newcastle are appaer thin in central defense at the moment and it would be a bit of a calamity if either Steven Taylor or Colo were injured. Mike Williamson - out another 6 weeks at least Mike Williamson is still out injured and we suppose that James Perch, Danny Simpson or Tamas Kadar could play in central [.

Impressive Youngsters In Action For Newcastle Reserves

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A very important part of the Newcastle squad this season is the youngsters, who can hopefully fill out the squad and do well when they are given their chance in the first team. John Carver - impressed with Newcastle youngsters Yesterday afternoon the young Newcastle Reserves side with veteran goalkeeper Steve Harper getting a run-out, [.

Match Of Two Unbeaten Sides At Villa Park

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Aston Villa have six points from their first four leage games, with one win and three draws. Charles N'Zogbia in action against Wolves And they won their Carling Cup tie 2-0 at home to Hereford. Wasn't that the side that beat a famous club that plays in black and white stripes by 2-1 after extra time, in the FA Cup 3rd round replay  back in early [.

Match Of Two Unbeaten Sides At Villa Park

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Aston Villa have six points from their first four leage games, with one win and three draws. Charles N'Zogbia in action against Wolves And they won their Carling Cup tie 2-0 at home to Hereford. Wasn't that the side that beat a famous club that plays in black and white stripes by 2-1 after extra time, in the FA Cup 3rd round replay  back in early [.

Newcastle Now A Difficult Team To Beat

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It's not clear why there's been so much innuendo surrounding Danny Simpson this season. Danny Simpson challenges Bothroyd Monday night On the one hand we hear from the local press that he will not sign his new five year contract and he may be moved out because of that, and then it may that some people at [.

Pardew Intensive Training Sessions Paying Off

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We know as soon as Alan Pardew came in he worked with the defense on their shape before Alan's first game in charge against  Liverpool. Alan Pardew - conducts intensive training sessions And it seems like Pardew conducts some intensive training sessions, and certainly that seems to be playing off for the defense this season.

Confidence And Team Spirit The Name Of The Game

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Newcastle's two best performers this season have probably been captain Fabricio Coloccini and his central defensive partner Steven Taylor. Steven Taylor we deserve to be 4th Steven is at last looking a bit like hios old self when he was a most promising player, and played 29 times for the England U21 side and ended up captaining [.

Newcastle Defense Responsible For Great Start To Season

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Not too surprisingly, Newcastle right-back Danny Simpson has said he thought the defense played very well last night in the 0-0 draw at Loftus Road against QPR. Danny Simpson challenges "you know who" last night Danny had a good game for Newcastle last night and he managed to kick the ball off the line, just before his defensive partner Steven Taylor headed the ball [.

Newcastle Would Have Lost This Game Last Season

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There's no doubt that the Newcastle defense is a lot more resilient than last season and also has a lot more luck. The two managers shake hands last night before the game How much those two things go together we don;t know but there is that saying that you make your own luck, and you [...]


This Is Our Team For Saturday At Villa Park

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One way to build up a top side is to concentrate first on the defense and make it hard for teams to score against you and therefore hard to beat. Dan Gosling deserves chance in midfield on Saturday afternoon That's what we've seen Mark Hughes do quite a few times when he takes over [...]


Alan Pardew’s BBC Interview After The Game – Video

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Here is Alan Pardew's BBC interview immediately after the game last night, with Newcastle are now up to 4th place in the league. And we're complaining?


Ben Arfa Will Add Significant Flair To Newcastle Side

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Alan Pardew said that none of the flair players on show for Newcastle United last night produced anything. Ben Arfa - to return for next Tuesday's game at Forest? Well, he's right there, but don't expect the Newcastle manager to be signing any free agents before January, because he will make do with the squad he has [.

QPR 0 Newcastle 0 – Video Highlights

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QPR 0 Newcastle 0 – Magpies Survive – Just

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Newcastle were second best tonight at Loftus Road, and QPR must be wondering how they missed so many clear cut chances in this game. In the first half alone QPR must have created six good chances but they squandered all of  them,  and Jay Bothroyd was the main culprit and Shawn Wright Phillips on the right wing [.

Pardew Happy With Point If Not The Performance

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Resilient is the perfect word to describe the Newcastle side so far this season. Alan Pardew - pleased with point The Newcastle side was under all kinds of pressure last night,  against a good looking QPR side. But with a little bit of luck, the defense didn't concede a goal for the third game in four league [.

How Did Newcastle Survive Last Night?

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Newcastle stand fourth top of the Premier League after last night's 0-0 draw at QPR, but their performance against a team that may struggle in the Premier lague this season still left a lot to be desired. Danny Simpson in action last night But the result was a good one for Newcastle, even though we have no idea how QPR [.

Ameobi And Ryan Taylor Start For Newcastle

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Shola Ameobi comes back into the starting line=up tonight at Loftus Road and partners in-form Leon Best up front, with Newcastle palying in an attacking 4-4-2 formation. And as expected Ryan Taylor stays at left back with newcomer Davide Santon on the bench. But a suprise is that Rob Elliot is the substitute goalkeeper, even though Steve [.

Leon Best – Can He Get The Job Done – Yes He Can

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We are optimistic that Leon Best can get the job done for Newcastle United, Â until presumably a new striker arrives on January 31st next year. Leon Best can he get the job done yes he can Leon needs to be given the chance that Alan Pardew gave him in February, Â when all seemed [...]


Cheick Tiote Ready To Get Job Done For Newcastle At QPR

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25 year-old Cheick Tiote is a big player for Newcastle United. Cheick Tiote after scoring a goal that Newcastle fans will never forget! But Cheick has not been at his best so far this season, but that may be because he had to train all on his lonesome in Ghana during the summer. That's when he and long serving Newcastle physiotherapist Derek [.

QPR vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Newcastle have made a great start to the league this season, with 7 points out of their first 3 games. And the team are in a rather high position of 6th in the league, Â and will move up to at least 4th position with a win tonight, behind only the two Manchester clubs and Chelsea, [...]


It’s A Good Time To Play QPR – Before They Gel

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There are a number of reasons why Newcastle must think they can get a win tonight Loftus Road. Shawn Wright Phillips while at Chelsea One is that QPR are newly promoted, and although they have brought in a few good players late in the summer transfer window, including a certain Joey  Barton from Newcastle United, it will still take a little time for the new players [.

Things Looking Up On The Injury Front At Newcastle

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Shola Ameobi, Danny Guthrie and veteran goalkeeper Steve Harper are all back from injury, and available for tonight's game at QPR. Shola Ameobi local striker is fit again And that has to be good news for Newcastle fans, because with the small squad we will have yet again this season, we will hope we can keep the number of injuries under control.

Three New Players To Arrive In January?

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We give the Newcastle Board credit for answering the fans' questions over the weekend, and that was a good start. Davide Santon - will he make debut tonight? And we have to hope it will be the beginning of a lot more communication between the Newcastle Board and the fans, which is badly needed.

Team Spirit Can See Newcastle Through Tonight

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The news on Newcastle in September has been all about the Newcastle Board's incompetence in not being able to bring in a new striker in the summer transfer window. Alan Pardew with Martin Jol before the Fulham game And manager Alan Pardew was certainly very unhappy about that failure, Â and took a full week before [.

Barton Will Be A Big Loss But Time To Move On

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By an odd  turn of fate,  Joey Barton will play his first game for QPR against his former club Newcastle United tonight at Loftus Road. Joey Barton will be a big loss Newcastle signed Barton from Manchester City back in the summer of 2007, when Sam Allardyce had just taken over at Newcastle and Mike Ashley had just bought the club.

Newcastle Striker Nile Ranger Arrested

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Bad news tonight that 20 year-old Newcastle striker Nile Ranger has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. Nile Ranger arrested and then released on bail The news is in the Daily Mirror and the report says that Ranger has been put on bail awaiting the results of a blood test, Â after he was [.

Ireland Striker Upbeat About His Big Chance At Newcastle

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Leon Best is one of the Newcastle strikers who will get a big chance, through at least December, to knock in the goals for the Tyneside club. Leon Best all smiles after his brace against Fulham With Newcastle surprisingly unsuccessful in bringing in a new top striker at the club in the summer, as a replacement for [.

Newcastle Have Chance To Go Third Top Tomorrow Night

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There may be too much negativity on Tyneside at the moment, but that's hardly reflected in Newcastle's league position, after an excellent start to the season. Great shot of Alan Pardew talking to Gabriel Obertan Now relax and count backwards from 10 until you are asleep Newcastle have two wins and a draw in their first three league [.

Can James Perch Make A Comeback At Newcastle?

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One area where Newcastle look very short for cover is in central defense. James Perch in action at Wolves playing well at center-back? Currently we have only captain Fab Coloccini and local lad Steven Taylor as the only two  fit and experienced center-backs, after Mike Williamson was injured and is out for a [.

Coloccini And Gutierrez Could Be Moved Out Next Summer

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We haven't heard too much recently from Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini. Fabricio Coloccini Barton was easy to get on with But the Argentine has made an excellent start to the season, Â and he seems to be forming a very good solid central defensive partnership with local lad Steven Taylor. And Coloccini has been taking [.

Rumors Persist About Danny Simpson Leaving Newcastle

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We had an article out yesterday in which Danny Simpson said moving to Newcastle was the best thing that ever happened to him, and he didn't want to leave Newcastle, so we thought that's the end of that rumor. Danny Simpson contract difficulties? Danny said he had seen the reports about him possibly leaving Newcastle, and [.

Update On Newcastle’s Loan Players

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James Tavernier has now played seven times for Carlisle United, as the Cumbrians lost their third successive game in all competitions yesterday. James Tavernier - in action for Carlisle Carlisle were beaten 3-1 at home by Hartlepool United yesterday, and Hartlepool move into 6th place in League One with 13 points from their first seven [.

Ashley’s Relationship With Newcastle Fans A Problem

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Alan Pardew has today admitted that the adversarial relationship between Mike Ashley and the Newcastle fans is problematic. Mike Ashley no communication equals big problem It seems that since Pardew has been at Newcastle these last nine months, he has also had words with Managing Director Derek Llambias more than once.

Newcastle Full Back Going Nowhere

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There have been rumors all year that Danny Simpson may be leaving Newcastle. Danny Simpson challenging Wayne Rooney last season Where those rumors have come from we don't know, but there was some news that Danny had been offered a five year contract on Tyneside, and that he still has to sign it.

Answers To Questions Eleven Through Fourteen – With Responses

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Here are the final set of answers from Derek LLambias with some comments from us. Derek LLambias and Mike Ashley Question 11: Are you aware of fans' disgruntlement with the away ticketing policy given the Toon Army are amongst the most loyal fans in the UK, and will you consider reviewing the policy?

Answers To Questions Six Through Ten – With Responses

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Here are the answers from Derek LLambias to questions six through ten with our responses.  Derek LLambias and Mike Ashley I don't know what I'm doing honestly Question 10: Given that level 7 was deserted in some parts at the Fulham game, is there any reason why those who want to sing can't all be sat together [.

Questions One Through Five With Responses

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The Newcastle Board have indeed answered the Newcastle fans' questions and they seem to be in some detail. Mike Ashley and Derek Llambias We'll list the answers to each of the questions and give our take on each one, and as usual readers are welcome to add your own opinions. And it seems the Evening Chronicle is also gathering responses for each question [.

Pardew Well Aware Of Massive Opportunity At Newcastle

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When you are manager of Newcastle United, you can expect your fair share of criticism, however well or badly the team is doing. Alan Pardew massive opportunity for him on Tyneside And Alan Pardew has had plenty of criticism since he arrived last December, and  a number of fans still haven't yet made their minds up about the former West [.

Pardew Well Aware Of Massive Opportunity At Newcastle

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When you are manager of Newcastle United, you can expect your fair share of criticism, however well or badly the team is doing. Alan Pardew massive opportunity for him on Tyneside And Alan Pardew has had plenty of criticism since he arrived last December, and  a number of fans still haven't yet made their minds up about the former West [.

Demba Ba Still Struggling For Sharpness

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The topic of news over the last week or so at Newcastle, is how the current  strikers will perform through the end of the year. Demba Ba - in action against the Columbus Crew And it's not like Newcastle don't have some decent strikers in the squad, with Shola Ameobi and Peter Lovenkrands seasoned PL performers, and Demba [.

Demba Ba Still Struggling For Sharpness

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The topic of news over the last week or so at Newcastle, is how the current  strikers will perform through the end of the year. Demba Ba - in action against the Columbus Crew And it's not like Newcastle don't have some decent strikers in the squad, with Shola Ameobi and Peter Lovenkrands seasoned PL performers, and Demba [.

Newcastle Board’s Answers Due Out Today

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Today should be interesting for Newcastle fans for one thing, the Newcastle Board are coming back with answers to the fourteen questions Newcastle fans put to them last week. Derek LLambias - answers to be published today And Lee Ryder in the Evening Chronicle has said the answers are not just pat answers, but contain some interesting [.

What Type Of Striker Will Newcastle Go After In January?

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Newcastle went after Pappis Demba Cisse on the last day of the transfer window last week, when the other striker targets seemed out of reach. Pappis Demba Cisse a target in January? But of course they were only out of reach because Newcastle refused to cough up the money for them, otherwise Newcastle would have had Turkish International Mevlut Erdinc on [.

Scouting Work Goes On At Newcastle For Striker

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Alan Pardew went to see the Switzerland 3-1 win over Bulgaria in the European qualifying game earlier this week. Leon Best two great goals against Fulham One long term target Pardew could have been after is 23 year-old Bayer Leverkusen striker Eren Derdiyok, who Newcastle have been watching since he was a 19 year-old at the [.

Strikers Are Key To Newcastle Success This Season

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Alan Pardew seems convinced that Newcastle have enough strikers despite missing out on a replacement for Andy Carroll over the summer. Demba Ba can he get the job done? Leon Best, Demba Ba, the Ameobi brothers and Peter Lovenkrands are all able to score goals for Newcastle, and soon Ben Arfa will be back from injury too.

LLambias To Announce Andy Carroll Cash Will Be Reinvested?

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A little hint from Newcastle manager Alan Pardew today, that there will be some news coming soon from Derek LLambias on a financial matter. Ashley and LLambias will they reinvest the £35M? We hope that last Thursday Alan Pardew was able to show Mike Ashley and Derek LLambias that Newcastle fans feel completely let down by the Andy Carroll sale, because we lost [.

Newcastle Interested In Congo Midfielder

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News today that Newcastle have been interested in 23 year-old Auxerre midfielder Delvin Ndinga, and may still be  interested Delvin Ndinga Newcastle interested in player? Apparently the Auxerre midfielder attracted interest from at least three Premier League clubs in the summer, according to the player himself, and one of them was Newcastle United.

Newcastle Manager – Momentum Has Been Lost

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Alan Pardew has admitted today that he put pressure on the Newcastle Board to get players through the door during the summer transfer window Alan Pardew momentum has been lost Of course Alan  was continually asked at his press conferences what the status was on bringing players into the club, and especially a top striker to replace Andy Carroll.

Pardew Furious – Newcastle Board Simply Incompetent

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Alan Pardew has finally come out and said he was furious with the Newcastle Board for not getting a striker in before the transfer window closed. Derek LLambias his job to get players in As we had suspected, Alan felt badly let down by the Board on the last day of the transfer day,  and felt that when 6:00 pm rolled around, the [.

Thank Goodness Mike Ashley Not Modeling New Underwear!

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Sometimes Newcastle fans have to thank God for small mercies really. Mike Ashley Newcastle owner And a case in point is that we have to be thankful that owner Mike Ashley has not decided to model the new lingerie from Premier Lingerie, that was introduced by  Newcastle United a day or two ago.

Pardew – We Need To Keep Moving Newcastle Forward

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We've been quite impressed with the positive way in which Alan Pardew is trying to move the Newcastle club forward. Alan Pardew job is to move Newcastle froward That's sometimes hard to do when you have a difficult owner, who doesn't want to spend too much money, even when Mike Ashley seems to have plenty of it to spend, but rather than going in the huff about things, Alan has [.

Gateshead – Newcastle Partnership Could Pay Off For Youngsters

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Alan Pardew is much more willing than Chris Hughton to send out the young Newcastle players to get first team playing time on loan at other clubs. Ian Bogie Gateshead manager has good relationship with Newcastle Carlisle United are one of the sides that Newcastle send players to on loan, and another local club where we should see some lads going out on loan [.

Pardew – Magpies Team Spirit Sky High Despite Negativity

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As expected Alan Pardew has today talked to the Newcastle press corps again. Carver and Pardew and other coaches have done great job on team spirit That follows a body blow to the Newcastle manager, when the Newcastle Board failed in their task to bring in top level striker last week, to replace the departed young local star striker, Andy Carroll.

There’s No Way Alan Pardew Will Resign

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There have been some reports out lately, that Alan Pardew may be thinking of  resigning from Newcastle. Alan Pardew - nowhere near resigning at Newcastle But those who are closest to him, like Assistant Manager John Carver, have said there's no way he will quit Newcastle, and we have to think that's very true.

Coaching Staff And Manager Absolutely Spot-On At Newcastle

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Steven Taylor has thankfully made a more than decent start to this season. Steven Taylor - has had good start to the seaosn And at least at the moment the 25 year-old is preferred to Mike Williamson as the central defensive partner to Newcastle's new captain Fabricio Coloccini. Mike Williamson is out injured at the [.

Newcastle Premier League Squad List Now Confirmed

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Newcastle United have now confirmed their squad list for the 2011/2012 Premier League season. All Premier League clubs had to submit their squad by the deadline of 5:00 pm last Friday. The rules state that the list contain no more than 17 players who do not meet the Home Grown Player definition, and the rest [.

If People Stop Kicking Ben Arfa He’ll Be Fine

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Ben Arfa is back in training and likely to be ready to play for the Newcastle first team soon. Ben Arfa fit within two weeks That's according to Ben Arfa's agent Simon Stainrod, and Ben Arfa could make his first-team comeback for the Tyneside club within two weeks. Newcastle's two games after Monday night at QR [.

Danny Guthrie Makes Successful Newcastle Return

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Danny Guthrie played for the Newcastle Reserve side in their 4-3 friendly defeat against Sunderland on Wednesday afternoon. Danny Guthrie back fit again good It was Danny's first game since suffering an ankle injury in the very first pre-season friendly at Darlington way back in early July. It's good to see Danny back in action [.

Alan Pardew On Scouting Duty Last Night

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Alan Pardew was at Switzerland's St Jakob Park last night doing some scouting. Alan Pardew at Switzerland Bulgaria game last night Switzerland beat Bulgaria 3-1, and Alan would have seen Swiss 19 year-old, Xherdan Shaqiri, score a hat-trick as Switzerland came from behind to beat Bulgaria. The youngster plays for Basel,  and has now scored [.

Davide Santon – I Am Overjoyed To Be A Newcastle United Player

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Newcastle's recent signing, Italian 20 year-old Davide  Santon was due back on Tyneside this morning, after captaining the Italian U21 side to a 3-0 win against Hungary, in the European U21 qualifying game. Davide Santon last Tuesday night overjoyed to be at Newcastle Tamas Kadar, who seems to be the forgotten man at Newcastle these days, was in the Hungary side, so [.

Haris Vuckic Back In Three Weeks After Hand Surgery

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Haris Vuckic has had an operation on his injured hand, and all being well will be able to resume training in about three weeks time. Haris Vuckic back training in three weeks Haris was taken off at the end of the Newcastle 2-1 win against Fulham a week last Sunday,  and we're not sure exactly what it was, but it seems [.

Newcastle Now Linked With Croation International Striker

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There's a report out today that Newcastle went after Ranger's striker Nikica Jelavic last Wednesday. Nikica Jelavic - Rangers' Croation striker Jelavic is the player that Leicester City manager Sven Eriksson had bid over £6M for, but was unsuccessful in signing the player for the Championship club. The 26 year-old Croation joined Rangers in August [.

Barton – I’ll Never Say A Bad Word Again About Newcastle

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Well maybe Joey Barton has finally realized  that it doesn't work when he keeps bad mouthing the Newcastle club. Joey Barton never say a bad word again about Newcastle Joey had the cheek to send out one of his tweets on Thursday, basically ridiculing Newcastle because they had failed to bring in a  top striker, but we wonder if the FA or the powers that be in [.

Newcastle Striker Could Be On His way

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The loan window will open tomorrow and it seems that Nile Ranger will be a player targeted by a number of clubs. Nile Ranger in action at Aston Villa Newcastle have said they would prefer to sell the player, and the asking price is said to be £1.5M for the 20 year-old, which seems [...]


Newcastle Striker Could Be On His way

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The loan window will open tomorrow and it seems that Nile Ranger will be a player targeted by a number of clubs. Nile Ranger in action at Aston Villa Newcastle have said they would prefer to sell the player, and the asking price is said to be £1.5M for the 20 year-old, which seems [...]


Six Newcastle Players In Action Last Night

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Some of Newcastle player were in action yesterday for the second game of the International break. Davide Santon - captained Itakly's U21 side against Hungary Yohan Cabaye remained on the bench in France's win 2-1 win at Albania last Friday, Â but he starred for the French last night against Romania, before being withdrawn after 75 [.

Pardew’s Has Great Faith In Young Sammy Ameobi – Video

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Sammy Ameobi's goal in extra time at Scunthorpe United was a thing of beauty to behold. Sammy Ameobi - the lad with the electric feet The local lad with the electric feet, got the ball on the left wing, and jinxed his way forward, with four players marking him, and of course using his left foot [...

Fourteen Questions To The Newcastle Board – Will Ashley Sell

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The Evening Chronicle has today published the fourteen questions that will be put to the Newcastle United Board for answers. Mike Ashley why doesn't he communicate with fans? Apparently there were over 500 questions suggested, but the following fourteen were the ones that were most popular. Here they are: 1.

Pardew Maintains Silence – Out Of Country On Scouting Trip

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The next time fans will see Alan Pardew talk again  is probably this Thursday, when he gives his news conference. Carver and Pardew excellent partnership for Newcastle And because of Alan's stone cold silence since last Wednesday, when he was said to be unhappy and angry that the Newcastle Board had failed to bring in a new top striker to the [.

James Tavernier Doing Well At Carlisle United

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We didn't think much at all of Alan Pardew when he became the Newcastle manager last December, in fact we were really disappointed he got the job. James Tavernier playing for Carlisle But Alan has surprised us with a number of things, and he seems not only to be a very good coach, he's also excellent with [.

James Tavernier Doing Well At Carlisle United

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We didn't think much at all of Alan Pardew when he became the Newcastle manager last December, in fact we were really disappointed he got the job. James Tavernier playing for Carlisle But Alan has surprised us with a number of things, and he seems not only to be a very good coach, he's also excellent with [.

It Was A Doom And Gloom Year

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Both Dan Gosling and Ben Arfa have had a tough time of it since arriving at Newcastle last summer. Dan Gosling - it's been a doom and gloom year And between them they have made only 7 appearances for the Newcastle first team between them, over the last year or so. Newcastle fans will no [...]


Ben Arfa Back In Training At Newcastle

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Ben Arfa returned to Newcastle to train yesterday with the first team, for the first time since he was injured in America. Ben Arfa returned to Newcastle yesterday for training Ben Arfa was out from early October last year with a double break of his left leg, which he picked up at Manchester City, [.

Newcastle Bid For Papiss Cisse Was Too Low And Too Late

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There is report in Kicker magazine that Newcastle failed to sign 26 year-old Papiss Cisse last Wednesday afternoon for two major reasons. Papiss Demba Cisse Newcastle should go after him now One reason was the bid was too low, and the other was that the bid was far too late, and it gave no time [.

Gosling Gets First Start In England U21 Win

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Newcastle midfielder Dan Gosling gained his third cap for the England U21 side as they beat Israel 4-1 in a friendly on Monday night. Dan Gosling - third cap for England U21s The 21-year-old former Plymouth and Everton player started for England at Barnsley's Oakwell on Monday night, in front of just over 9,000 fans, [.

Can Newcastle’s Strikers Get The Job Done Until January?

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There's a good question as to whether Newcastle have enough striking prowess at the club, to see us through until January comes around, when presumably Newcastle can try again to buy a top class striker. Leon Best - can get the job done again for Newcastle I have a feeling that we'll do just fine with Demba [.

Rob Elliot – Team Spirit At Newcastle Is Fantastic

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Those are not my words but the words of new goalkeeper Rob Elliot, signed from Charlton Athletic last Tuesday. Rob Elliot delighted to be at Newcastle We're not sure why we need a third goalkeeper at Newcastle, since we didn't have three last season, with Fraser Forster out on loan at Celtic, like he is [.

Alan Pardew Takes A Stand Against Newcastle Board?

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If you read about what's been happening since Wednesday's failure to sign a new striker at Newcastle, it would appear that Alan Pardew has had some strong words in conversations with the Newcastle Board. Newcastle Board will have to comment on their own actions from now on? Pardew started things off badly last December, when [.

We Have To Beat QPR And Joey Barton

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Yohan Cabaye was sorry to see the experienced Joey  Barton leave Newcastle for QPR, but he is looking forward to playing against him a week tonight at Loftus Road. Yohan Cabaye we have to beat Joey Joey had to leave Newcastle, because he couldn't go on criticizing his employers on that Twitter account of his, and if you do that in the [.

We Have To Beat QPR And Joey Barton

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Yohan Cabaye was sorry to see the experienced Joey  Barton leave Newcastle for QPR, but he is looking forward to playing against him a week tonight at Loftus Road. Yohan Cabaye we have to beat Joey Joey had to leave Newcastle, because he couldn't go on criticizing his employers on that Twitter account of his, and if you do that in the [.

Newcastle United Into Lingerie Big Time

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Well would you believe it, Newcastle United have become the latest football club to sign a deal with a leading underwear retailer. Lingerie now available in black and white stripes! News today that Newcastle have just signed a deal with Premier Lingerie to sell black and white underwear with the club's logo on them [.

Newcastle United Into Lingerie Big Time

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Well would you believe it, Newcastle United have become the latest football club to sign a deal with a leading underwear retailer. Lingerie now available in black and white stripes! News today that Newcastle have just signed a deal with Premier Lingerie to sell black and white underwear with the club's logo on them [.

Yohan Cabaye – Newcastle Fans Just Fantastic

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When Newcastle were first quoted a fee on Yohan Cabaye about a year ago they were quoted £12M by his club Lille. Yohan Cabaye taken during the Sunderland game So the fact that Newcastle found he had a release clause in his contract for £4.5M and brought him to Newcastle for that amount is [...]


Alan Shearer – Pardew Has Done Very Good Job

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There are tiomes when Newcastle United will not have one of their strikers in a number 9 shirt. Alan Shearer - while manager at Newcastle over two years ago And one reason for that is that Newcastle will not always have  a player good enough to have earned the privilege of wearing the famous Newcastle shirt.

Nile Ranger Now In A Precarious Position At Newcastle

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We put out a story earlier today that we expected Nile Ranger to be moved out on loan next week, when the loan window opens. That seemed fairly obvious. Nile Ranger Newcastle will not sanction a loan move But rather surprising news in the Sunday Sun today that Nile Ranger will not be allowed out on loan, and the club [.

Alan Pardew Silence Coming Over Loud And Clear

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If you read between the  lines of the local reports coming out of Newcastle since Wednesday's failure to sign a  top striker, you could make the case that Alan Pardew is furious with the Newcastle Board. Alan Pardew - less than happy with Newcastle Board? That contrasts big time with Pardew's mood when Newcastle signed 20 year-old  Davide Santon on Tuesday night, as Alan was all smiles [.

Modibo Maiga and Erik Pieters Are January Targets

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It seems that Newcastle will be bringing in some new players in January. Danny Simpson - position under threat at Newcastle But some will also be leaving,  and the writing seems to be on the wall for Danny Simpson, and it appears he could be the next player  to make a move away from Newcastle.

One Newcastle Striker Likely To Leave Soon

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The loan window will open next week, and we expect Chris Hughton to try to take striker Nile Ranger on loan to Birmingham City. Nile Ranger in action against Chelsea last season Newcastle made a late bid to sign Birmingham defender Liam Ridgewell on Wednesday night, with Nile Ranger part of the deal going the [.

One Newcastle Striker Likely To Leave Soon

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The loan window will open next week, and we expect Chris Hughton to try to take striker Nile Ranger on loan to Birmingham City. Nile Ranger in action against Chelsea last season Newcastle made a late bid to sign Birmingham defender Liam Ridgewell on Wednesday night, with Nile Ranger part of the deal going the [.

Newcastle Players In Action For Their Countries

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Tim Krul, Yohan Cabaye and Jonas Gutierrez were all on the bench in the first games of the International break. Joan Edmundsson played full game against Italy Tim was on the bench in Holland's 11-0 trouncing of Sam Marino, who are ranked 203rd of 203 football countries by FIFA, and Holland are ranked number [.

Newcastle Unlikely To Be Interested In James Beattie

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There is news in Metro today that Newcastle may be interested in free agent striker James Beattie. James Beattie while at Rangers last season 33 year-old James Beattie seems to have lost his way over the last few years, and he was unable to earn a first team place at Stoke City, after joining [...]


Good First Step By Newcastle Board To Listen To Newcastle Fans

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It's a very good move by Newcastle to at last listen to the concerns of their fans, and although long overdue, it's nevertheless a positive first move. Derek LLambias will listen to Newcastle fans good! The Newcastle Managing Director Director Derek Llambias and the Newcastle Board have agreed to answer the fans' questions, and they [.

Tim Krul – We Have To Perform Week In, Week Out

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Tim Krul has been outstanding form for Newcastle United in their four games so far this season. Tim Krul in great form for Newcastle this season A combination of a fair amount of luck, and some great goalkeeping from the Dutch International has seen Newcastle win three of their first four games of the season and draw the other one.

Shepherd And Ashley Opposites – We Need Somebody In The Middle

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Mike Ashley seems almost the polar opposite to former Chairman Freddy Shepherd. Mike Ashley wont spend money Newcastle has Freddy Shepherd was a football man but not a good business man, and Mike Ashley is a good business man but not a football man. Freddy Shepherd was always willing to pay out big bucks for players and a [.

Pappa Demba Cisse Was Interested In Newcastle Move

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Newcastle fans are upset with the club right now for not not bringing in a top striker over the summer. Pappa Demba Cisse Newcastle were too late But it seems that Newcastle's name is still big with players, and news today that Freiburg striker Pappa Cisse was interested in moving to Newcastle on Wednesday, [.

Shearer Unimpressed With Newcastle Summer Spending – It Was Net Zero

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Alan Shearer doesn't see Newcastle owner Mike Ashley changing his frugal ways at Newcastle anytime soon. Alan Shearer that's how Ashley operates The net spending at the club over the summer was a big net zero, with these permanent ins and outs at the club: OUT Sol Campbell released Shefki Kuqi released Kevin Nolan £4.

LLambias Bland Statement Will Do Little To Lift Fans’ Frustrations

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Newcastle did issue a statement today, as the Newcastle Journal suggested, and it was surprisingly from Newcastle Managing Director Derek LLambias. Derek LLambias it was not for lack of trying Newcastle fans are more than a little frustrated that the net transfer spending this summer has been zero, although the club has signed some [.

73% Dissatisfied With Newcastle Transfer Business

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Well, it's not too too surprising that a large percentage of fans are not happy with Newcastle's  transfer business this summer. And with almost 900 votes in, and the poll still open,  73% say they are dissatisfied with the transfer business Newcastle have completed this summer. 16% are satisfied and 11% remain undecided.

Ben Arfa Will Be Back Soon To Help Newcastle

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We need some good news today and there is some, surprisingly enough. Hatem Ben Arfa - recovering well from ankle injury Hatem Ben Arfa came back in the summer after suffering a terrible double break of his left leg at Manchester City last October, but was then carried off the filed in the pre-season game [.

Time For Joey Barton To Shut Up About Newcastle

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Twitter seems to have been specifically designed to get hot heads like Joey Barton into big trouble. Joey Barton - trouble maker no way! And QPR fans will see what they will have to put up with from now on, as Joey has had the cheek to criticize Newcastle over their transfer business. Again, it's very much like what [.

Why Does Mike Ashley Own Newcastle United?

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Why does Mike Ashley own Newcastle United is a question on many Newcastle fans minds right now why did Mike Ashley buy Newcastle and what does he want to do with the club. Mike Ashley - needs to communicate with fans And since Ashley never ever talks to the fans about what he wants to do with Newcastle, we [.

Newcastle Could Return For Maiga And Pieters In January

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Newcastle have an opportunity right now to line up some deals to be completed in January. Modibo Maiga - to arrive in January? According to the Journal today, Newcastle were very close to landing Modibo Maiga on Wednesday from French club, Sochaux. Derek LLambias was all ready to board a helicopter in London to do the deal in France, but Sochaux pulled the [.

Newcastle Could Return For Maiga And Pieters In January

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Newcastle have an opportunity right now to line up some deals to be completed in January. Modibo Maiga - to arrive in January? According to the Journal today, Newcastle were very close to landing Modibo Maiga on Wednesday from French club, Sochaux. Derek LLambias was all ready to board a helicopter in London to do the deal in France, but Sochaux pulled the [.

War Chest To Be Made Available To Pardew In January

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Ever since the transfer window closed there have been noises coming out of Newcastle that Alan Pardew will be given a war chest of funds for January. Erik Pieters - wouldn't pay out the money for this Dutchman But if that's the case, where was the war chest in the summer? It's  probably a PR move by the Newcastle Board to try to calm the Newcastle fans, [.

Newcastle To Issue A Statement Today

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It was probably a good move by Newcastle not to say anything yesterday, and allow things to settle down just a little bit. Llambias and Ashley - job not done on Wednesday Alan Pardew has again come out of this not looking good, but we have to remind everybody that it's not Alan's job to [...]


Yohan Cabaye Stays Upbeat – Everything Is Perfect For Me

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Well at least new signing Yohan Cabaye is staying upbeat and positive about Newcastle. Yohan Cabaye everything is perfect for me Yohan Cabaye is one of Newcastle best signings this summer, and a lot will depend on just how quickly the French International adapts to the Premier League. The unfortunate thing this summer is [.

Alan Pardew Charged By FA – But For What?

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When it rains it pours. Alan Pardew has been charged by English FA After failing to get a striker into the club over the summer, basically because Newcastle wouldn't pay out the money, would you believe the English FA have charged Newcastle manager with improper conduct. Why, we have no idea. The charge was announced [.

In Leon Best We Trust To Get The Job Done For Newcastle

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Leon Best, Newcastle's Irish International striker,  has come out today and  told Newcastle fans he will get the job done for Newcastle and get the goals we need. Leon Best yes another goal from Leon And with Newcastle's  rather feeble and pathetic attempts to buy a top striker on the cheap yesterday, failing quite miserably, we have to rely on Leon, Demba Ba, Peter Lovenkrands [.

Are You Satisfied With Newcastle’s Transfer Business?

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Are You Satisfied With Newcastle’s Transfer Business?

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Simpson Almost Left – Newcastle Refuse To Pay The Money

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The details of yesterday's terrible transfer attemopts is coming out, and if anything it's even worse than we thought. Mike Ashley Newcastle's version of Scrooge? It seems that Newcastle almost lost Danny Simpson to Aston Villa, and there have been runmors that Danny is not too happy at Newcastle, and is questioning the club's ambitions.

Simpson Almost Left – Newcastle Refuse To Pay The Money

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The details of yesterday's terrible transfer attemopts is coming out, and if anything it's even worse than we thought. Mike Ashley Newcastle's version of Scrooge? It seems that Newcastle almost lost Danny Simpson to Aston Villa, and there have been runmors that Danny is not too happy at Newcastle, and is questioning the club's ambitions.

Leon Best Becomes Important Player For Magpies

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It's really frustrating that Newcastle didn't get a top striker in this summer. Leon Best after scoring first goal on Sunday But once we saw Newcastle were in very late last night for FC Twente winger Bryan Ruiz, that smelled of desperation, which we pointed out in our report, and so it turned out [.