Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2012

Ba And Advisers Meeting With Chelsea Officials

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There are lots of reports out today that Chelsea officials are meeting with Demba Ba and his representative in London tonight, with a possible move for the Senegal striker, and if the news is correct it could even be that Ba has played his last game for Newcastle. But we really find it hard to [...]

Newcastle Agree Fee With Lille For Mathieu Debuchy

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Good news today being reported by Sky Sports News, that Lille and Newcastle have finally agreed a fee in the region of £5M for Mathieu Debuchy, and that's around £1.5M less than Lille were demanding in the summer. Mathieu Debuchy on his way to Newcastle And it looks like the deal can be done [...]

At Last – Here’s Some Good News For Newcastle

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Newcastle have now lost eight of their last ten league games, and we've lost to West Ham, Swansea, Southampton, Stoke, Fulham, Manchester City, Manchester Untried and Arsenal and we've smashed Wigan and QPR at home, but in our last 11 league games, including the 1-1 draw at Liverpool in early November, we have a [.

Frenchman Again Stars For Newcastle At Arsenal

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For the second game in a row Frenchman Sylvain Marveaux was our Man of the Match yesterday, when he put in another good performance and managed to score his second goal of the season too. Sylvain after scoring yesterday he had another good performance And there's really three bits of good news in our [.

Is There A Problem Between Pardew And Shola Ameobi?

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Shola Ameobi came on in the second half against QPR at home, in what was a vital match for Newcastle to win, and with one piece of superb skill, he scored Newcastle's winner after 81 minutes. Shola Ameobi scoring winning goal against QPR But after that game Alan Pardew said he would not be [...]

Bigirimana To Get His Big Chance At Newcastle

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Even through we've lost both the last two games by 4-3 and 7-3, there were still some good things to come out of those defeats, and one of them was our ability to create chances again and actually score goals, and a lot of that has been due to the good form of Sylvain Marveaux, [...]

Let’s Not Over-React To 7-3 Loss – Well Not Too Much

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The match yesterday between Arsenal and Newcastle was a great game to watch as long as you were not a Newcastle fan and once again those last 20 minutes were hard to watch as Arsenal scored four goals. Gabby Obertan - playing well for Newcastle Newcastle now have an important game on Wednesday [...

Are Newcastle Players Fit Enough?

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Yes we know we don't have enough cover for the first teamers at the moment and they have had to play two games a week, but the way we slump at the end of these games is alarming and we wonder if our lads are fitenough. It was obvious once Arsenal scored their fourth [...]

Newcastle Again Linked With French Central Defender

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There are several reports in today's Sunday papers that Newcastle are keen on 21 year-old Valenciennes 6'2″ center back Nicolas Isimat Mirin, who we initially reported on a few days ago. Nicolas Isimat Mirin Newcastle interested in young center-back Apparently for financial reasons his French club are looking to sell next month, although it [.

This is Why Demba Ba Could Stay At Newcastle

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Demba Ba got another two goals today in Newcastle's 7-3 loss to Arsenal, after the scores were all square at 3-3 after 70 minutes, andtheMagpies had been doing well, but once again Newcastle capitulated late in the game, and conceded three goals in the last six minutes of normal time. Demba Ba could be [.

Alan Pardew – We Ran Out Of Steam (Again!)

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Alan Pardew after the game said what most Newcastle fans were aware of that Newcastle ran out of stream and that's not for the first time this season the Newcastle defense has collapsed late in a game, when we had a chance of getting a point or more. Alan Pardew we ran [...]

Newcastle Humiliated – Beaten 7-3 At Arsenal

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Newcastle have now conceded 11 goals in their last two games, after leaking 7 goals at Arsenal today and six of those goals were conceded in a short 39 minutes in the second half, after the scores were level at 1-1 at the half, and if there is any doubt where Newcastle's Achilles heel [...]

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player in 7-3 Loss At Arsenal?

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This game was a draw at 3-3 after 70 minutes but once again late in the game Newcatsle collapsed and conceded three goals in the final six minutes to lose 7-3. Let us know who you think Newcastle's best player was this afternoon at the Emirates.

Arsenal 7 Newcastle 3 – Video Highlights

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Arsenal 7 Newcastle 3 Video Highlights

Bigirimana, Marveaux And Obertan Start

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Teams: Arsenal: tba Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Tim Krul; Danny Simpson, James Perch, Fabricio Coloccini (c), Davide Santon; Gael Bigirimana, Cheick Tiote; Papiss Cisse, Sylvain Marveaux, Gabriel Obertan; Demba Ba Substitutes: Steve Harper, James Tavernier, Shane Ferguson, Remie Streete, Mehdi Abeid, Sammy Ameobi, Shola Ameobi

Newcastle Again Linked With Argentine Midfilder

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Anderlecht Argentine International midfielder Lucas Biglia wants to move to a club in a bigger league, so that he has a chance to be selected in Argentina's World Cup squad for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, in a couple of years time. Lucas Biglia wants to play in bigger league The 26 year [...]

Newcastle Hoping For A Thing Called Luck Against Arsenal

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We expect James Perch to line up alongside Fabricio Coloccini in place of the suspended Mike Williamson today at Arsenal, simply because Newcastle have no more options other than that, since we only have three experienced center-backs at the club, and Steven Taylor is out injured again with a long term injury this time [.

Some Big Clubs Move In For Newcastle Target

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Marseilles want around £11M for their wantaway striker 25 year-old Loic Remy, and he will move in January, but Newcastle are only one of the clubs interested in signing the striker, and there are some big clubs also interested in the 17 times capped French International, and they can offer him European football next season [.

This Frenchman Starting To Come Good On Tyneside

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SylvainMarveauxwas our Man of the Match in the 4-3 defeat atManchesterUnited, and heplayedwell and even hit the cross-bar after 39 minutes when Newcastle were already 2-1 up, and if that had gone in it could have made all the difference, but of course it didn't and we again ended up with another loss.

Wenger Sides With Pardew In Fergsuon Altercation

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Arsene Wenger doesn't have the best record for behaving himself on the touch-line at games, especially when Arsenal are behind, but he has come out today and seems to agree with Alan Pardew that Alex Ferguson on Wednesday would have received some punishment for his harassing the referee and linesman throughout the game against Newcastle.

Lack Of Defensive Cover Hurting Newcastle Big Time

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Newcastle have only three experienced center-backs but we knew that in the summer- so it's a bit pointless to now complain we are short of defensive cover, after Steven Taylor has again been out with a long term injury this season. Mike Williamson - suspended today But that's what Alan Pardew has done today, [.

Newcastle To Use Same Game Plan At Arsenal?

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It looks like Newcastle will try to start the game on the front foot against Arsenal today, but we shouldn't attack too much early on, because there are times when we've simply been taken apart in the first half of games, because we've tried to go toe to toe with better sides and they have [...]

Pardew’s Message To Players – Deal With Problems – Be Brave

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Newcastle will try to use the same game plan and the same good form that almost got us the win against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday afternoon, but our lads are also very tired at the moment,havingplayed so many game with so few playersavailable, so we hope we don't conceding late goals again [.

Arsenal vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Newcastle have had a very good year in 2012, but the last two months have been a little gruesome and since we drew 1-1 at Liverpool on November 4th we've lost seven of our last nine games and have slumped in the league to 15th position, just 5 points above the drop zone. We'll have [...]

Some Good News On Vurnon Anita

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There was some good news for a change about some of Newcastle's injured players yesterday, and it seems that Vurnon Anita, who has started to look a very good player for Newcastle lately, didn't sustain serious damage to his ankle. Vurnon Anita - in action on Wednesday Vurnon was stretchered off very late in the [.

It’s Called Favoritism In The Premier League

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The referee on Wednesday at Old Trafford Mike Dean did not report the behavior of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson who berated the referee at half time before the second half kicked off and he continually arguing with the linesman who had flagged Papiss Cisse for offside for Newcastle's second goal which [.

This Young Magpie In First Team Squad For The First Time

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Remie Streete traveled with the first team for the very first time for the game at Old Trafford on Wednesday and the 18 year-old is being brough quickly though the ranks, and along with 17 year-old Adam Campbell they are two really promising teenagers Newcastle have on the books at the moment. Remie Streete [.

This Is Why Demba Ba Will Leave Newcastle This Summer

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Alan Pardew had talked earlier this week about Demba Ba and his release clause in his contract, and it seems that Demba Ba will have a big decision to make in the summer alwaysassuminghe doesn't move to another club during next month's transfer window. Demba Ba could leave next month or in the [.

Newcastle Unable To Prevent Ameobi Going To AFCON

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Alan Pardew was asked what the current situation is with Shola Ameobi and the Nigerian Football Federation, and Alan was unwilling to talk too much about it other than to say it should be cleared up in the next few days. Shola Ameobi - tussle between Nigeria and Newcastle for his services It seems [.

Would You Believe It – Arsenal Not Interested In Demba Ba

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And to think Sky Bet had the odds of Demba Ba moving to Arsenal in January at 1-2 and that's a surprise given the news today that Arsenal, or rather the Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is not interested in signing the Senegal striker next month which may be good news for Newcastle [...]

Newcastle Target To Consider All His Options

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Strange news today that Newcastle may not be able to tie up the deal for Loic Remy until way into the January transfer window, since it seems the French International striker wants to consider all his options, before deciding which club to join. Loic Remy will take his time next month That's hardly a [.

Ferguson Blasts Pardew’s Wee Club – But Shows No Class

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Alex Ferguson has again showed what a nasty piece of work he can be at times, by blasting Newcastle manager Alan Pardew for having the cheek to criticize his behavior to the referee and his assistants, during Manchester United 4-3 win over Newcastle on Wednesday. Alex Ferguson looks like Manchester are getting beat?

Newcastle Lining Up Gabon Striker For January

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There's news in the Daily Mirror today that Newcastle are busy lining up St Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and they will go after him if there are any hitches in the move for Marseilles striker Loic Remy who seems to be the first choice for the Magpies. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Newcastle ready to go [.

Ba Will Either Sign New Deal Or Pardew Will Move Him Out

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We've said a few times that the release clause in Demba Ba's contract will cause a circus every time a transfer window opens up, because any club can come in for him for around £7M, and there's not much Newcastle can do about it at least not next month and if that's not [...]

We’ve Got So Many Regrets From The Game – Pardew

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It was a crestfallen and upset Alan Pardew who talked to nufcTV's Rob Scanlon after the game yesterday afternoon, after Newcastle had once again given away a winning position by conceding two poor goals in the last 20 minutes of the game at Old Trafford, and after being ahead three times in the game we [.

More Bad News For Newcastle On Injury Front

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Vurnon Anita had another good game yesterday for Newcastle, especially in the first half in which we were leading the game at Old Trafford by 2-1 at the break, but then late in the game the Dutch maestro was stretchered off with an ankle injury, after a badly timed sliding tackle from Antonio Valencia [.

Newcastle Need Some Good Defenders In January

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We've never seen Alan Pardew so despondent after a game as he was yesterday, and the Newcastle manager was bemoaning the fact that the team should have got the win at Old Trafford yesterday, which would have been a monumental 3 points for the Newcastle side and the first win there since February of 1972.

We’ve Got Numerous Injuries – Alan Pardew

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Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has revealed that without some of Newcastle's experienced players in the team that lack of experience is costing Newcastle points this season, as we again came up short yesterday at Old Trafford, in a game we often looked like winning butendedup losing 4-3 -afterconceding a last gasp winner fromHernandez.

Davide Santon Devastated After Loss At Old Trafford

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Newcastle put themselves into a great position to win the game at Old Trafford yesterday, after we were deservedly were 2-1 up at the beak, and 3-2 up after 68 minutes, but again we managed to lose the game and it was frustrating for the players, the fans and the manager. Davide Santon in [...]

The Problems Mount Up For Newcastle – Now Williamson Out

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We thought we may have a good chance of getting something out of the game at the Emirates on Saturday, but now Mike Williamson will be absent, and will be joining Jonas Gutierrez on the sidelines, and of course Vurnon Anita will also very likely be absent in London, after picking up an ankle injury [.

Some Good News – This Youngster Played Well At Old Trafford

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Not only did we lose a close game at Manchester United on Wednesday and now have lost seven of our last nine league games, but we have lost another two players from the game with Vurnon Anita being carried of on a stretcher and mike Williamson picking up his fifth yellow card and therefore [...]

Newcastle’s Dramatic Slump Now In Full Focus

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is hoping that his players will learn from their mistakes yesterday, and those errors robbed us of what could have been our first victory at Old Trafford in 40 years, but one reason the manager looked so miserable after the game was that it was our experienced back-line that made the [.

Magnificent Newcastle Come Away With Nothing

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In a fixture Newcastle have not won for 40 years, the Magpies were ahead three times in this game with goals from James Perch after 4 minutes, a Jonny Evans own goal after 29 minutes, and a Papiss Cisse goal after 65 minutes, but Manchester United came back and got the winner after 90 minutes [...]

Nigeria FF Threaten Newcastle Over Shola Ameobi

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As we expected, things are heating up over Shola Ameobi's availability for the African Cup of Nations next month afterAlanPardew said he would not begoingto SouthAfricafor the tournament. Shola Ameobi - battle going over this player The latest news is that the Nigerian coach Stephen Keshi spoke to the player last night, and apparently [.

Manchester United 4 Newcastle 3 – Video Highlights

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James Perch after scoring after just 4 minutes Manchester United were ahead only once in this game, and that was after 90 minutes when Hernandez scored the winning goal, butNewcastlewere simplymagnificenttoday and we were so unlucky to come away with nothing at all in what was one of our best displays of the season.

Who Was Newcastel’s Best Player in 4-3 Loss To Manchester United

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James Perch scores his first ever goal for Newcastle after just 4 minutes Let us know who you think was Newcastle's best player this afternoon atManchesterUnited in the 4-3 loss which will go down as one of the best ever games in the Premier League although we lost again..

Marveaux, Bigirimana Start For Magpies

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Sylvain Marveaux and Gael Bigirimana both start forNewcastlethis afternoon at Old Trafford. It's surprising that Gael Bigirimana is starting this afternoon at Old Trafford in place of the suspended Cheick Tiote, but it shows just howpromisinga player the former Coventry City midfielder is.

Praise For Newcastle Striker From Nigerian Coach

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It seems that Alan Pardew is trying to stop Shola Ameobi from going to the African Cup of Nations next month, and the Newcastle manager issued a statement on Monday to thateffectto BBC Sports, but Alan said he would like to keep the reasons to himself. Shola Ameobi after scoring great goal last Saturday [.

Pardew – We’re In Good Heart But This Is A Tough Game Today

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Newcastle have a tough game at Old Trafford this afternoon, and it will be a bit of a surprise if our lads can get anything out of this game, and we will have to be prepared to start this game quickly today, and not be buried as we were in the home game when we [...]

Papiss Cisse Will Come Back Strongly For Newcastle

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Some Newcastle fans think that if Demba Ba does move on next month he should do just that - if that's the kind of loyalty he has towards Newcastle, and they also think that it will be good for Papiss Cisse, who will get to play in the middle again and could start to put [...]

This Senegal Striker Loves Newcastle – And The Fans Love Him

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Papiss Cisse has only two Premier League goals this season and four goals in all competitions, and that's a far cry from his exploits of last season when in his first 14 appearances for Newcastle he scored 13 goals, but there are definite signs that the Senegal captain is getting his confidence back and [.

Manchester United vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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This is one of Newcastle's toughest games of the season, and after Manchester United could only draw 1-1 at Swansea City on Sunday and dropped two points on their rivals Manchester City, they will be going all out this afternoon to take three points off the Magpies. And we cannot say we are in very [.

Demba Ba Says He’s Not Really Ready To Leave Newcastle

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Demba Ba talked to RMS yesterday and answered a number of questions from them but it's hard to see from his answers whether he wants to leave Newcastle and whether he will be leaving Newcastle next month which are two different things. Demba Ba would make good politician There are quite a [...]

Pardew – We Carry A Threat To Manchester United

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Alan Pardew is hoping his players can get Newcastle our first win at Old Trafford in 40 years, but in all honesty we cannot say there's much chance of that happening but there's always hope we suppose. Alan Pardew Manchester have a shaky defense We won that game 2-0 back in 1972, and [...]

Merry Xmas To Our Readers Everywhere

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We'd like to wish all our readers and Newcastle United fans around the world a Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year. This is our sixth Christmas since I started the blog back in April of 2007 as a hobby after I finally retired from IBM, and this year we are hoping that Newcastle [...]

Confusion Over Newcastle’s Shola Ameobi

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We had reported yesterday that Alan Pardew had said that Shola Ameobi would not be going to the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), and that he had made the Nigeria manager aware of the reasons, but that was met with a response from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) that they know nothing at all about [.

Newcastle Again Linked With Dutch Wonder Kid

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We'd be a little surprised if Newcastle bring in any midfielders in the January transfer window, since it seems our major requirements are some defenders and a striker, but we have again been linked with AZ Alkmaar's 19 year-old Dutch International midfielder Adam Maher. Adam Maher Dutch 19 year-old right footed midfielder The youngster [.

Obertan Explains What His Toe Injury Was All About

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Gabby Obertan returned to action for Newcastle last Saturday in the 1-0 win over a sorry QPR side in what was a plodding game at best, but the Frenchman seemed to have lost none of his speed or skill, as he ran at the QPR defense down the left wing and again looked like a [...]

Coloccini Criticized Newcastle’s Playing Style In Dressing Room

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It's coming to light exactly what the spat was between Alan Pardew and his captain Fabricio Coloccini and it seems to have started when the captain openly criticized Newcastle's current playing style of those long high balls forward and he made the comments in the dressing room in front of the other players [.

Pardew – Papiss Cisse Simply A Victim Of Injuries

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Alan Pardew gave his press conference yesterday for the game at Manchester United tomorrow, and he seemed upbeat after the hard-fought win against QPR, which we really needed, and he said it would be a busy Christmas Day for the manager and his players. Papiss Cisse work-rate praised by the manager Newcastle will have [.

Pardew – Ameobi Not Going To AFCON – Can He Do That?

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The BBC is reporting today that Newcastle's hero on Saturday, Shola Ameobi, will not be going to the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) next month inNigeria'ssquad, and that's according to his manager Alan Pardew. Ameobi scored a fantastic winner against QPR Shola was named in the provisional Nigerian squad only last week by manager Stephen [.

Alan Pardew Explains His Falling Out With Fab Coloccini

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Most Newcastle fans saw Alan Pardew go onto the pitch at the end of a tense QPR game on Saturday and hug his captain Fabrico Coloccini, and there was a reason for that, since the captain and manager had some kind of spat during training for this important game. Fab Coloccini and Alan Pardew on [.

Ryan Nelson – St. James’ Park Was Like The Alamo

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35 year-old Ryan Nelson has had a great career since joining Blackburn Rovers and Mark Hughes from MLS team DC United in 2005, and he has played for Blackburn, Tottenham and now Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League. Ryan Nelson it was like the Alamo out there And it seems the New Zealander [...]

Vurnon Anita – The Most Creative Player Of The Week

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The English Premier League EPL Index site keeps statistics of all kinds about players in the Premier League, and one of them after a round of games is who was the most creative player. Vurnon Anita most creative player in Premier League over weekend And after the weekend's game Vurnon Anita, who again was [.

Tiote – It’s All About The Team

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Cheick Tiote picked up yet another yellow card in the game on Saturday, and that's five yellow cards so he is suspended for the game against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Perch congratulates Shola after great winning goal After the game Alan Pardew said he would play James Perch in that position on Wednesday afternoon.

Newcastle Winger Could Start Against Former Club

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Alan Pardew's changes in the second half all seemed to work, and Shola Ameobi scored the vital goal that got us all three points against second bottom QPR, and Gabby Obertan returned from his toe injury and looked good on the left wing, and Sylvain Marveaux also had a good outing and went very close [.

Pardew Planning Red Devils Shock – Everything In Order

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With only our second win in the last twelve games in all competitions, now is the time for Newcastle to move forward and try to get some results in our next three games over the holiday period at Manchester United and Arsenal and at home to Everton but not one of those games [...]

Newcastle Now Linked With Fench International Center-Back

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News today that Newcastle will be monitoring the situation with Paris St Germain defender Mamadou Sakho, and this is not the first time we have been linked with the 22 year-old 6'2″ 10 times capped French International. Mamadou Sakho has been tracked by Newcastle for over twelve months Newcastle are said to be after a [.

Newcastle Should Know This Week If They Can Sign Remy

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News in the local press today that this week is important and Newcastle should find out if they will be able to bring French International Loic Remy to Tyneside, but once again the difficulty seems to be in the different valuation of the 17 times capped striker. Loic Remy a Newcastle player next week?

Ba Rejects £80K Week QPR Bid – Where’s His Loyalty To Newcastle?

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Harry Redknapp said after the game yesterday that some of his players were very ordinary, yet they were getting probably more in wages than any player at his old club Tottenham and even at Newcastle, but when you are a small club playing at a ground holding just 18,000 fans and you have a Billionaire [.

Pardew – The Pudding Will Taste A Little Bit Sweeter

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Alan Pardew was both a relieved and happy man when he was interviewed after the game against QPR yesterday, and he was thankful to get all three points against relegation threatened QPR due to a wonderful individual piece of brilliance from Shola Ameobi as he guided the ball into the back of the net with [.

There’s No Team Spirit – Newcastle Like A Slow Car Crash

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Malcolm Macdonald has always been outspoken, and he's come out today and said that there's no team spirit at Newcastle at the moment, and he thinks that's like a disease eating away at the club and spreading like wildfire which planet is this guy living on? Malcolm Macdonald - This is what Macdonald had [.

This Lad Is Getting Better And Better At Newcastle

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Dutch International Vurnon Anita is getting better and better at Newcastle and for the second game sin a row he is out Man of the Match in yesterday's fantastic win against QPR. Vurnon Anita another good game yesterday Vurnon took the corners and the free kicks into the box and once again his deliveries [.

Mathieu Debuchy Wary Of Newcastle Transfer Link – Again

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It's important that Newcastle start to pick up points and move up the league table soon, as our great season last year is now in danger of being forgotten, and unless we can recover some of the form that got us to a fantastic 5th place in the league last season and move up the [...]

Reports That Chelsea Will Bid £12M For Ben Arfa

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There are several reports out today that London club Chelsea are going to make a £12Mbid for Newcastle's 25 year-old French International winger Hatem Ben Arfa. Ben Arfa - the mercurial Frenchman in action Reports in The Sun newspaper are saying that Chelsea are willing to pay out £12M to secure the winger, who is [.

Pardew Praises Obertan And Marveaux

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All three of Newcastle's second half substitutes yesterday helped turn the game in Newcastle's favor over those last 30 minutes Shola Ameobi scored a wonderful goal to win the game, Gabby Obertan made some threatening runs down the left wing and Sylvain Marveaux showed some terrific skill and was only inches wide of [.

Pardew – Shola’s Goal Class – But Feels Sorry For Fans

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Alan Pardew had labeled the game today as a must win game and thanks to a wonderful goal form Shola Ameobi with just nine minutes left in the game, Newcastle took all three points, but it was an ugly game to watch and the Newcastle manager has admitted as much. Alan Pardew felt [...]

An Ugly Win But Still A Precious Three Points

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Cheick Tiote had a decent game today but was again outshone by the play of Vurnon Anita, who is coming on in leaps and bounds at the club, and his corners and free kicks into the penalty box today were simply superb. Cheick Tiote in action this afternoon And Cheick unfortunately picked up yet [...]

Newcastle 1 QPR 0 – Video Highlights

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Newcastle 1 QPR 0 – Shola’s Winner – Video

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Shola The Savior With Fantastic Winning Goal

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This was an agonizing game to watch For Newcastle supporters and the lads struggled mightily against a very ordinary looking QPR side, but you couldn't fasult our players' determination and in the end it was Shola Ameobi in his 350th appearance for the Magpies who won the game with a superb striker after 81 minutes.

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In 1-0 Win Against QPR

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Mike Williamson in action this afternoon Let us know who you think the bestplayerwas in the 1-0 win against QPR this afternoon.

Newcastle Unchanged For QPR Test

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Newcastle are unchanged from last week when we lost to Manchester City for the important game against QPR this afternoon. Gabriel Obertan returns to the bench after recovering from his toe injury, and both Ameobi brother and veteran goalkeeper Steve Harper are on the bench today. Shane Ferguson, Gale Bigirimana and Sylvain Marveaux make up [.

Demba Ba’s Move To Arsenal – Betting Is Now Odds On

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We'd still be very surprised if Demba Ba leaves Newcastle next month, but some betting has him odds on to join Arsenal next month so maybe they know something that we don't. Demba Ba odds on he'll move It seems that Demba Ba's release clause will become active in every transfer window until [...]

Newcastle Confident Of Unveiling New Player January 1st

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The news in the Newcastle Journal this morning is good, and it says that Newcastle will go after three players in the January transfer window a right back, a center-back and a striker. Mike Ashley willing to invest in January The inside information is that Newcastle are confident of being able to announce [.

Harry Redknapp Lauds Newcastle – They’re Not In Trouble

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QPR manager Harry Redknapp has said today that Newcastle are not in trouble and they're too good to go down this season but we heard that also form many people four years ago but we still ended up third bottom of the league with a paltry 34 points and we were relegated [...]

Ameobi Named To Provisional Nigerian Squad For AFCON

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Shola Ameobi has been named in Nigeria's provisional squad that was named yesterday for the African Cup of Nations, which is to take place in South Africa for around six weeks starting in early January. Shola Ameobi - in Nigeria's colors The manager Stephen Keshi named this provisional squad yesterday: Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Maccabi Tel [.

Cabaye, Steven Taylor And Ben Arfa Back In Three Weeks

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Some good news today that some of our best players out injured are due to return in mid- January and that will have to be good news for Newcastle fans. Yohan Cabaye back by mid-January? Alan Pardew talked today about those players who are out injured and with up to three new players conning [...]

Gabby Obertan Could Start Today

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Alan Pardew is big on statistics, and all the information he and the Newcastle coaches get after a game are studied to see who played well and how the team played as a whole. Gabby Obertan in action And in the last few games starting at Stoke City the stats show that Newcastle [...]

Time For Mike Williamson To Score First Goal For Newcastle

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Mike Williamson has taken his fair share of criticism this season from Newcastle fans, as have the defense in general, but an interesting fact is that we've conceded 26 goals after 17 league games, and that's only four more than we conceded after the same number of games last season. Mike Williamson in action against [.

Newcastle vs QPR – Match Preview

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If there ever was a crucial game it's tomorrow against QPR, and Newcastle will go into this home game trying to get their second win in the last 12 games in all competitions, and as far as the league goes try to get all 3 points after losing six of our last seven league games. [...]

Pardew – We Need New Players – Fans Are Hurting

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Newcastle face a moment of truth tomorrow against QPR or should we say a game of truth because if Newcastle cannot get a win against QPR, who have 10 points in the league then who can we beat at the moment? Alan Pardew I need two new players in We thought [...]

Pardew – Two Or Three New Players Arriving In January

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At the press conference yesterday for the QPR game tomorrow, Alan pardew was asked about any Newcastle interest in Vurnon Anita's former team-mate 20 year-old Dutch Under 21 international Jody Lukoki, and Alan said it was "news to him" but he did confirm Newcastle's interest in another player who has been linked closely with Newcastle [.

Demba Ba Contract Situation Getting Out Of Hand

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We found out at Alan Pardew's press conference yesterday that the Demba Ba release clause will become in every transfer window and therefore we have th possibility that the Demba Ba circus will be active in January, next summer, and then na year come January and of course after that he becomes a free [.

Reports Newcastle Agree £10M Fee For Loic Remy

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There is news in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle have agreed a £10M fee to bring Marseilles striker Loic Remy to Newcastle in January and with the news recently that the club were in advanced negotiations to sign the player and Alan Pardew saying he was a definite target yesterday, when he said [.

Pardew – It’s Doom And Gloom – We’re Happy With That

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Alan Pardew was invariably asked about the plight of Newcastle United at the moment, and Alan interrupted one reporter and made a rather tongue in cheek statement at least we think it was tongue in cheek we hope it was tongue in cheek. Alan Pardew tongue in cheek statement? Alan said the [...]

Pardew May Break Up Demba Ba-Cisse Strike Partnership

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Alan Pardew has laid down the law to Papiss Cisse, and says the Senegal striker must score in the next couple of games against QPR andManchesterUnited, otherwise he will lose his place to Shola Ameobi for the next game atArsenal, and it seems Shola is showing up well in training. Papiss Cisse place under [.

Newcastle Winger Fit Again – Could Be Involved Against QPR

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That mysterious toe injury that Gabriel Obertan has been carrying for weeks now has finally cleared up and he will be in the squad tomorrow and could see some play in the second half, and there's even a chance he could start the game. Gabby Obertan - after scoring great goal against Bordeaux Who's that [.

News About Newcastle’s Frustrated Captain

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Alan Pardew has said he isn't too surprised at the low profile being taken by our captain Fabricio Coloccini recently, and we haven't heard much at all from The Argentine International during Newcastle's disastrous run of six defeats in the last seven league games. Fab Coloccini - in action against Sunderland One thing that Alan [.

Demba Ba Release Clause Active In Every Transfer Window

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It seems that in every transfer window, Demba Ba's release clause will become active, so if for some reason he's still at Newcastle in February, the release clause will again become active in the summer is this a sorry state of affairs or is this a sorry state of affairs? Alan Pardew at [...]

Newcastle Midfielder – Top Player – Excellent Attitude

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We've been very happy with the excellent form now being shown by Vurnon Anita, as he tries to fill the big gap left by the injury to Newcastle's top central midfielder Yohan Cabaye. But we've been just as impressed by the Dutchman's temperament and interviews too and he comes over as a down to [...]

Newcastle Draw FC Metalist In Europa League

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Newcastle were drawn against FC Metalist in the round of the last 32 of the Europa League, when the draw was made in Nyon, Switzerland this afternoon. Newcastle have drawn FC Metalist of the Ukraine in the round of the last 32, and the games will be played on the following dates: First leg on [...]

No Newcastle Fine For Demba Ba – He Did Nothing Wrong

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News in the Evening Chronicle today that Demba Ba in fact will not be fined for giving that interview to Canal+ recently, in which he said Arsenal was an attractive club, and that he didn't much like the way Newcastle were playing high balls into the box these days. Demba Ba after scoring against [..

Newcastle Reported To Be Tracking Dutch Forward

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News in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle may be after another Dutchman at Ajax, and this time it's 20 year-old Dutch Under 21 international Jody Lukoki, who has been at Ajax since 2003, and he plays as a winger. Jody Lukoki - 20 year-old Ajax winger Jody Lukoki was born in November of 1992 [...]

Newcastle Argentine International Target Allowed To Leave

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Anderlecht's Lucas Biglia may be a Newcastle target, but we've never covered the news that the Magpies have been interested in the Argentine defensive midfielder. That's not to say Newcastle are not interested in the 26 year-old 7 times capped Argentine international, who has also been drawing interest from Arsenal and Norwich City.

Newcastle’s Europa League Draw Today – Who Cares?

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The draw for the next two rounds of the Europa League will take place in the Swiss town of Nyon this afternoon, and Newcastle will find out who our opponents will be in the round of the last 32 of the competition, and then if we win that, which two teams we could meet in [...]

West Ham To Ditch Carroll – Are Newcastle Interested?

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News today that loan player Andy Carroll may be sent back to Liverpool by West Ham, as the London club think his massive £80K/week wages could be better spent on other players to strengthen their squad for the rest of the season. Andy Carroll - coming home? Andy always had little niggles with injuries at [.

This Player Confident Magpies Can Get Good Run Going

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It's always dangerous when you label a game as a must-win match, and we remember we did that a lot in the relegation season a few years back, and we didn't win many of those games. But Alan Pardew is probably right to say Saturday's home game against QPR is a must win game because [...]

Newcastle Likely To Do Player Exchange Deals In January

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It's now fairly certain that owner Mike Ashley will back Alan Pardew in the transfer window that opens on New Year's day, and it seems that out of favorFrenchInternationalstriker Loic Remy of Marseilles is one of our top targets. Mike Ashley will back Alan Pardew next month But with so many defensive errors costing [.

Ba To Be Fined By Newcastle – Is This Bring Orchestrated?

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It seems the interview Demba Ba did for the French outlet Canal+ could have been a breach of his contract, because he didn't get permission from the club to do the interview, and of course that was the one in which he said that Arsenal were a very attractive club and that he didn't like [...]

Top Swedish Youngster Not Impressed With Newcastle

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Not much is going right for Newcastle at the moment, and some bad publicity for the club today and it's from 15 year-old Landskrona youngster Erik Andersson, who is about to reject any offer from Newcastle, following his trial on Tyneside. 15 year-old Erik Andersson to reject Newcastle The 15 year-old recently had a [.

Newcastle Short Term Future Doesn’t Look Good

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We are still wondering how Newcastle got themselves into the mess we are in but the failure to take any points from teams like West Ham, Swansea, Southampton, Stoke and Fulham will send any team hurtling down the league table. Alan Pardew - Manager of the Year to relegation? We certainly hope not And [.

Gutted Newcastle Players Have To Deliver On Saturday

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James Perch has been interviewed in the local press today and he says the players were again gutted at the end of the game last saturday against Manchester City and for the sixth time in our last seven league games we took absolutely nothing out of the game. James Perch - we were gutted on [...]

This Has To Be A Big Concern At Newcastle

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Alan Pardew rightly went on last season about creating a winning atmosphere at Newcastle, and our team more times than not found ways to win games, and in April we went on that great six game winning streak in the league, before we were undone at Wigan. Alan Pardew has to inspire his players [...]

Loic Remy – Newcastle Are A Big Club And A Very Good Team

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There is news that Newcastle are already in advanced talks to take Loic Remy the Marseilles French International striker to Tyneside, and the good news is that it seems that Loic would be only too happy to come to Newcastle, and add to the growing French contingent at the club. Loic Remy in action [.

Newcastle Close To Loic Remy Deal

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There are reports today that Newcastle are in advanced talks to get Marseilles striker Loic Remy through the door and on Tyneside in early January. Loic Remy - Newcastle in advanced talks And it seems that at least one player will go the opposite way so as we had suggested a few days ago it [...]

Demba Ba Stirs Things Up At Newcastle

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When the team is in trouble and there's no doubt at all that Newcastle are in trouble, and probably in more trouble than we d like to admit, what you don;t want to hear is players criticizing the style of play of the club or criticizing the manager. Demba Ba criticizes Newcastle's style [...]

This Is How Newcastle Can Surprise Us Next Month

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One of the big mistakes Derek Llambias and the Newcastle Board made last summer was not bringing in a fourth striker after we let both Leon Best and Peter Lovenkrands leave the club. So we are left with only three experienced strikers and of course Shola Ameobi may be off to the African Cup of [...]

Poll – LLambias, Ashley Main Culprits For Magpies’ Demise

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In our poll we put up yesterday, with over 1100 votes in Newcastle fans think the main reason we are in the mess we are at the moment is because of a lack of investment in the club last summer, and the failure to bring in more than one player (Vurnon Anita) to Tyneside. [...]

Alan Pardew – We Made A Mistake

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Well it seems that only one new player is likely to come through the door in January, and that to us is disappointing, because with Yohan Cabaye and Steven Taylor out until February, we'll have to go at least another eight games in the league before our squad is strengthened by their return, and that's [.

QPR Game Is D-Day For Newcastle – We Must Win

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We don't want to put too much pressure on our team, but the QPR game on Saturday is probably the most important game of the season, because a win will help lift the gloom on Tyneside, and give our players some much needed confidence, but a defeat would be simply devastating. Alan Pardew I'm [...]

No More Contract Offers To Demba Ba – Period

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It seems Newcastle have made their last and final offer to Demba Ba, and as January approaches we can only hold our breath that no club comes in and meets the £7M release clause, but it now seems completely out of Newcastle's hands. Demba Ba no more offers from Newcastle We had hoped that [...]

What’s The Main Reason for Newcastle’s Slump – Let Us Know

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There are a number of reasons that Newcastle are down in the dumps in the Premier League right now, and we'd like to know which one of them is the main reason for Newcastle's slump in the Premier League over the last seven games of which we've lost an amazing six. Here are four [...]

Alan Shearer – It’s All Mike Ashley’s Fault

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There's certainly not much love lost between Mike Ashley and Alan Shearer and Alan Shearer famously wanted £20M to spend in the summer after we had just been relegated and that with the revenues to be cut by about two thirds by being in the Championship and out of the Premier League. Alan Shearer [.

Arsenal Makes Me Dream – Demba Ba

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Not onlycouldNewcastlebe in therelegationzone inJanuary, but it's looking more and more like our top scorer DembaBawill be onhisway to another club, and it's now very likely that Arsenalwill only have to make the £7M bid that will meettherelease clause in hiscontract, and he'll be on his way to London if he can pass the [.

Newcastle Now Linked With Former Striker Target

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Newcastle United are reported to be getting ready to bid for Lyon's Bafetimbi Gomis according to Mercato365, and it's not the first time we have been linked with the 10 times capped FrenchInternationalstriker. Batetimbi Gomis Newcatsle made a bid back in 2008 for this player We were reported to have made a €10M bid [.

Newcastle Digging A Deeper Hole

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Even though we have been without Yohan Cabaye and Steven Taylor for a while now, and the news yesterday that Ben Arfa is out until next year with a hamstring injury, Newcastle should still have the quality of players to keep winning games (now and then), but out record over the last 11 games overall [.

Pardew – We Had Some Great Performances Against City

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Goals from Sergio Aguero, Javi Garcia and Yaya Toure were enough to give Manchester City thew win against Newcastle on Saturday at St. James' Park and that's the third home game in four that we have lost. Alan Pardew - six defeats in the last eight league games And another defeat means just one win [.

Newcastle Cancel Christmas – We’ve Not Done Enough

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Alan Pardew has revealed in the local press today that Newcastle have called off their Christmas party out of respect to Newcastle fans, who are more than a little worried about the club's position in the league table at the moment. Alan Pardew cancelled Christmas party for the players Newcastle are now just two [.

This Player Was Tremendous On Saturday

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We never had many doubts that Newcastle's only senior signing in the summer Vurnon Anita would soon come good, and for the last month or so he's been in sparkling form in the middle of the park, and on Saturday against the Premier League Champions he gave his best performance ever for Newcastle [...]

Pardew Buoyed By Good Performance And Fans’ Patience

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Newcastle looked to have some better shape in the team on Saturday, as Alan Pardew again played in a 4-3-3 formation with Papiss Cisse out wide on the right, and Demba Ba playing in the middle, and Vurnon Anita looked a class player for Newcastle in the middle of the park. Papiss Cisse had [...]

Ben Arfa Out For Four Weeks – Was He Brought Back Too Soon?

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More bad news for Newcastle fans today as Ben Arfa is ruled out until the new year with his hamstring injury, and therefore he's going to miss at least four games. And with Ben Arfa playing last Monday night at Fulham, and scoring that terrific goal, we have to think he was brought back too [...]

This Is Newcastle’s Worst Ever Start In The Premier League

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Newcastle played very well in the second half yesterday, but for the third time in the last four games we conceded a daft goal in the second half when we were getting on top, and that ensured we lost the game. Sergio Aguero puts Manchester City ahead yesterday While Newcastle were decidedly second best in [.

Cabaye Hopes Moussa Sissoko On His Way To Newcastle

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There has been news recently in France that Newcastle will sign Moussa Sissoko next month, and his potential signing has been backed by Newcastle's french International midfielder Yohan Cabaye, who is recovering from a groin problem. which needed surgery. Moussa Sissoko - on his way to Newcastle The 6'2″ Moussa Sissoko will be a free [.

Manchester City Star Accused Of Racial Abuse

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Northumbria Police are investigating an allegation that the Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov racially abused two Newcastle fans at St James' Park yesterday, who were displaying the Albanian flag. Aleksander Kolarov police investigating Serbian for racial abuse It is supposed to have happened during the first half of yesterday's game, in which Newcastle lost [.

We’ve Got The Character And Resilience To Get Out Of This

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Newcastle center-back Mike Williamson was interviewed after yesterday's 3-1 defeat at home to Manchester City the third defeat in the last four league games at home for Newcastle. Mike Williamson - we can get out of this Mike seems confident that things will turn around sooner rather than later, and he said things were [.

QPR Join Arsenal In Race To Sign Demba Ba

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Somehow the news today in the Daily Telegraph that QPR are preparing a bid for Demba Ba in January doesn't surprise us too much but it would be a terrible blow to allow Demba Ba to go to a club who are lower in the league than Newcastle, with the Magpies possibly being in [...]

This Player Growing Into The Shirt – Our Man Of The Match

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We think that Vurnon Anita had his best game for Newcastle yesterday in the 3-1 defeat at the hands of the Premier League Champions,Manchester City, and he was involved in almost everything Newcastle did, as he took the corners and free kicks, and they were good ones for a change yesterday. Vurnon Anita great [.

Alan Pardew – Lots Of Positives But Still No Points

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There were not very many positives to take out of the first half yesterday against Manchester City, , although Newcastle did start very fast for a change, and probably should have scored at least one goal with any luck, before our defense was unlocked for the first time with a lightning break by City to [.

After Sixth Loss In Seven Games – Big QPR Game Coming Up

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Newcastle started the game well and were on the front foot until Manchester City cut our defense to ribbons after 10 minutes, and Sergio Aguero scored, and then Javi Garcia got a goal when he headed in from a corner after 39 minutes, and although Demba Ba got one back after 51 minutes his [...]

Pardew Proud Of Second Half Display

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Yaya Toure after scoring Manchester City's third goal QPR got their first win of the season 2-1 at home to Fulham, and will now be full of confidence when they visit Newcastle in our next game, and Aston Villa won 3-1 at Liverpool so those two clubs beneath Newcastle both gained 3 points on us [...]

Nightmare Defending Continues – Newcastle Lose 3-1 To City

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Newcastle's vulnerability in defense again cost us points this afternoon, after a first half in which Manchester City took a 2-0 lead and it could have been much worse for Newcastle before the break as the often tore the Newcastle defense apart does this sound familiar? But then the lads made aspiritedcomeback and [.

Newcastle 1 Manchester City 3 – Video Highlights

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Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In 3-1 Defeat

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Let us know who you think Newcastle's best player was against Manchester City today, in what was a spirited comeback but more slack defending cost Newcastle points one again when they went down 3-1 to Manchester City and the alarm bells should be ringing at Newcastle and if they are not they [...]

Cheick Tiote Gets Warning From Newcastle Manager

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One of the frustrating things about Cheick Tiote's game, is that he picks up too many yellow cards, and he just missed a game after picking up his 5th yellow card of the season, and of course he was sent off in the game at Sunderland, and that cost Newcastle 2 points, since it's hard [...]

Ben Arfa Could Still Start Today

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The Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is set to make a late call on his french international winger Ben Arfa, before the game at home to Manchester City, and we have to hope the 13 times capped French International can start this game. Ben Arfa made Newcastle even look a threatening side last Monday night [.

Alan Pardew – We Need One Big Result

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Seasons can be turned around by the smallest of factors, perhaps a bit of luck that gets us an unlikely goal, or one or two players giving inspiring performances in a black and white shirt, and it seems we need some of that to turn our season around, as it is quickly moving into a [...]

Alan Pardew – We’ll Be In Market For New Players

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We don't know how many players Newcastle will bring in next month, but the Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said today that Newcastle will definitely be in the market for new players. Alan Pardew we'll be in market for new players Pardew has admitted that the Newcastle squad is currently weak with so many [.

Youngsters Are Championship Class – They Need To Improve

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Newcastle are struggling in the league this season, and one of the reasons for that is our younger players have not come through to fortify the squad as much as Alan Pardew had hoped, and he has said today while they are good players who could easily play in the Championship, they have to improve [..

Ben Arfa Out – Perch Starts Against Manchester City

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Newcastle have brought back James Perch in the starting line-up for the game today against Manchester City at St. James' Park. But unfortunately it looks like that hamstring injury to Hatem Ben Arfa has kept his comeback short-lived, and the French Internationals will be sorely missed today against the Premier League Champions.

Newcastle vs Manchester City – Match Preview

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Tomorrow's game at home is another very important game for Newcastle, but in all honesty we cannot see the lads getting much out of this game at all, unless we see a big improvement on recent form, and our defense is lot tighter than it's been of late. And it's not as if we are [...]

Newcastle Just A Flash In The Pan – Maybe

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Newcastle seem to quickly be losing the good name they created last season as being more than a decent side, and we have found it hard to buy a win over the last seven league games, but hey we did hammer Wigan 3-0 but yes I almost forget they played with [...]

Eight Year Deals And A Terrible Newcastle Slump

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When a manager and his coaches get a massive eight year deal handed to them and the security that comes with that and then the team shortly after that goes into a massive slump like losing five of their last six league games, the idea of complacency will rear its ugly head. The [...]

Mike Ashley Not Exerting Any Undue Pressure On Pardew

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One of the things that then Chairman Chris Mort said after Mike Ashley had bought the club just over five years ago was that Newcastle needed stability and there was too many changes in management for that to happen. Mike Ashley wants stability at Newcastle But Ashley and his people found management of a [.

Newcastle Boss Admits To Demba Ba – Papiss Cisse Problems

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One of the things that's never clicked in almost a year since Papiss Cisse arrived on Tyneside, is the link up play between Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse, and to us they seem far too similar in style to be a good striker partnership. Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba so what are we doing [...]

Pardew – We’ll Bring One Or Two Players In Next Month

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Alan Pardew has talked about bringing some new players into the club next month during the January transfer window, but he's not talking about a lot of players coming in just one or two. A worried Alan Pardew and John Carver last Monday night Newcastle's amazing slump has coincided with the squad sustaining a [.

Good News On Yohan Cabaye – He’s Right On Schedule

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In these tough times we need some good news (now and again) so we don't get enmeshed in all the negative news going around, following our precipitous drop in the league table, and we have amazingly lost five of our last six league games. Great action shot of Yohan Cabaye There was good news a [...]

Big Surprise If Newcastle Can Beat Manchester City – But ….

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Next up for Newcastle United are Manchester City, and we have lost our previous two fixtures in the league at home to Manchester City by a couple of goals, and it would be a huge surprise if Newcastle can get anything out of this game tomorrow. Alan Pardew in happier times But given where [...]

Pardew – Tiote OK But Jonas Struggling For Form

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We think Cheick Tiote's form has been nowhere near his best this season, and he keeps making silly mistakes, like giving away the free kick on the edge of the penalty area last Monday night at Craven Cottage,thatcost Newcastle a possible big win. Cheick Tiote - nowhere near his best form And another player who [.

Oh No – Ben Arfa A Major Doubt For Saturday

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Alan Pardew revealed some worrying news today that Hatem Ben Arfa's hamstring is still causing him some problems, and he is now doubtful for Saturday's game at home to Manchester City, and the visitors are overwhelming favorites to win the game. Ben Arfa after scoring superb goal at Fulham Pardew took Ben Arfa off [.

Reports That Moussa Sissoko To Join Newcastle In Jnauary

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As we said earlier this morning we need some good news these days, after Newcastle have gone into a terrible slump of results in the Premier League. And it seems like French newspaper L'Equipe is trying to oblige Newcastle fans (that's so nice of them), because they are reporting today that Moussa Sissoko is on [.

Some Good News On Newcastle – For A Change

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We need as much good news as we can get these days, as Newcastle's alarming slump in the Premier League continued on Monday night in London, when we leaked two goals to lose against a Fulham team that were struggling just like Newcastle, but the London club got all 3 points on the night. Yohan [...]

Magpie Midfielder Targeted By Chelsea – Newcastle To Sell?

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With a transfer window coming up we haven't seen the usual stories of Chelsea coming in for Cheick Tiote, and that's been a story ever since Cheick arrived at the club over two years ago from FC Twente, and apparently Chelsea tried to take the lad to London on the same day that Andy Carroll [...]

Turkish Club After Newcastle Striker In January

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Press reports in Turkey are suggesting that top club Galatasaray, who are currently top of the league in Turkey are considering another move for Newcastle United striker Demba Ba. Galatasaray and Fenerbehce were both linked with the striker in the summer, and that release clause of his again becomes active next month, but we cannot [.

This Newcastle Youngster Keen To Go Out On Loan

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20 year-old French midfielder Mehdi Abeid will go out on loan in January to a lower league club, to get some first team games under his belt, and he could be away from Newcastle through the end of the season. Mehdi Abeid - now wants to go out on loan The Algerian U23 International has [...]

Sacked Nobby Solano Could Take Over At Gateshead

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The Gateshead manager Ian Bogie lost his job as manager of Gateshead on Monday, with the Tyneside club in 14th position of 24 teams in the Blue Square Bet Premier, and after being beaten 3-0 at Cambridge United on Saturday. Ian Bogie dismissed as Gateshead manager Ian was manager of Gateshead for six years [.

This Top Newcastle Youngster Back In Business

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Remie Streete is one of Newcastle's top young players and he turned 18 last month, but the 6'2″ center-back is one of the special players, who Newcastle hope will come through big time in the next year or so. Remie Streete top young player for Newcastle The South Shields lad was impressing Alan Pardew [.

Defiant Danny Guthrie In Trouble Again At Reading

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We keep seeing bad news about Danny Guthrie and the relationship with his new manager Brian McDermott, and the former Newcastle central midfielder hasn't played too much for Reading this season, with just 6 appearances and one goal. Danny Guthrie refused to travel to Sunderland But it's Danny's attitude which seems to be causing [.

Newcastle Winger In Part Exchange For Loic Remy?

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We wonder if Newcastle will let any of our current crop of players leave in the January transfer window, and one reason for that is that we could use the money to bring new players through the door next month. Loic Remy Marveaux used as bait? And then there's Demba Ba, and quite honestly [...]

This Lad Can Hold His Head High At Newcastle

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One of the few players who has performed well for Newcastle this season, very well in fact, and is a better player than last season, is our 21 year-old Italian International full-back Davide Santon and isn't it wonderful what a Geordie girlfriend can do for your football. . Davide Santon been one of [.

Newcastle In For Ukrainian International Striker – Video

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Ukraine International striker Artem Milevskiy has been at Dynamo Kyiv since 2002, and it's the only club he has ever played for. The 6'2″ striker is the same age as Demba Ba 27 and Artem is rumored to be a player Newcastle are witching and who could potentially be brought to Tyneside next [...]

Newcastle Heading For Relegation Zone – Unless We Improve

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The Newcastle defense on Monday night was lax a few times, and on two of those occasions Fulham took advantage of the opportunities that Newcastle offered them and scored and that was enough to beat a severely slumping Newcastle side 2-1. Alan Pardew training in the snow last week And in truth Newcastle [.

The Good And The Bad Of Fabricio Coloccini

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In one of the polls we put out earlier this season, on September 5th to be more precise, 58% of the voters thought that we wouldn't make the top six this season, but we wonder how many thought we'd be in the bottom six? Rodallega beats Coloccini to head in second goal We're not there [...]

Another Tough Game Coming Up – Can We Win It?

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I don't know why it's the case, but the players are coming out and saying they must do better in the games coming up, but after losing five of our last six league games, isn't that an obvious statement? Vurnon Anita staying positive Vurnon Anita has been one of the few players who have [...]

Three Newcastle Signings For £18M Could Make The Difference

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There's no doubt that January is going to be an important month for Newcastle, and we have to hope that several new players come through the door to strengthen our very small squad which we've had since we were relegated almost four years ago. Loic Remy could arrive in January We expect Alan [...]

Newcastle Closer to Relegation Zone After Sunderland Win

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With Sunderland's win last night against Reading at home, they move one place below Newcastle in the league table from their previous 3rd bottom position, and Newcastle are now just two points above the relegation zone, after being a more comfortable 4 points clear before Sunderland's 3-0 win last night.

Pardew – Newcastle Can Still Beat Anybody

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Newcastle now have two home games in a row and must attempt to get point out of second top Manchester City, and rock bottom QPR, who have only 7 points form their 16 games, and no wins yet in the Premier League, and that's the longest time any side has gone without a win in [...]

These Games Are Massive For Magpies

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Newcastle will play their next two games in the league at St. James' Park and we hope there will be a good turnout from the fans, although in our last home game, when we actually won against a 10 man Wigan side, we had only 43,858 in attendance. Ben Arfa after scoring on Monday [...]

Newcastle Too Good To Go Down – Rubbish

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Newcastle have to grab the bulls by the horn and admit we are in a relegation struggle, but there's still plenty of time to get to safety, if we only admit we are in trouble at the moment and start to fix it. Jonas Gutierrez been nowhere near his best form this season When [...]

Poor Goals Conceded – We Aren’t Resilient – Alan Pardew

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When we wrote our match report last night after the 2-1 defeat at Fulham,, who were level on points and hadn't won in their last eight games, we wrote: "Rodallega was able to head home past Krul, and how come he was unmarked six yards from goal." "Another goal conceded from a set-play by Newcastle [.

Newcastle Slump Has Come Against Mediocre Sides

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Before we played at Liverpool on November 4th, Alan Pardew had said there were games coming up where we could get some points and move up the table, and indeed if we had beaten Liverpool we could have moved into 6th place in the league table, but we only drew that game 1-1, after being [...]

Newcastle 2 Points Worse Off Than In Relegation Season

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It's certainly not the time to panic, but losing five league games out of six against the mediocre teams of the league, should be sending shock waves through the Newcastle boardroom and if that's not happening it should be. Danny Simpson challenges Alex Kacaniklic Newcastle's slump over the last six league game means [.

Newcastle Reported Ready To Sell Demba Ba

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Liverpool and Arsenal are on red alert following news that Newcastle are ready to sell Demba Ba, according to the Daily Mirror and the Tyneside club are believed to be growing more frustrated as the Senegalese's agents are refusing to commit to a new deal, and Newcastle are now prepared to let him leave [.

Alan Pardew Worried – He Should Be

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Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has come out this morning and admitted that he is concerned that Newcastle are not picking up enough points, and we are now in 14th position but just 2 points above 4th bottom placed Wigan Athletic. A dour looking Alan Pardew last night at craven Cottage Newcastle have just one [.

Newcastle Finding Ways To Lose Games

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When Newcastle got that equalizing goal from a superb piece of skill from Frenchman Ben Arfa, Newcastle had been pressing well in the second half, and the momentum was with us, and we thought we were going to go on and get a great win in London. Ben Arfa after scoring terrific goal last [...]

Newcastle In Big Trouble – Let’s Face It

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Fulham got their first win since last October against a Newcastle side last night in London, and the Magpies at the moment seem able to do nothing right, and although we came back well in the second half last night, we could have been two or three goals down in those first 30 minutes, when [...]

An Unfit Ben Arfa The Only Highlight Last Night – Video

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The one highlight last night was the return to the first team of the great Hatem Ben Arfa, who had been out of the last few games with a hamstring injury, but he scored a great goals and is our Man of the Match with 41% of the vote, with Vurnon Anita is second place [...]

Fulham 2 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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Hugo Rodallega after scoring the winning goal Fulham 2 Newcastle 1 Video Highlights

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This wasFulham'sfirst win in eight games tonight, and it takes the Cottagers three points above a severely slumpingNewcastle side in theleague table, and this isnow the fifth defeat in six league games forNewcastleand we have only 4pointfrom the last 21 played for. Newcastle were outplayed in the first 30 minutes of this game [.

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player At in 2-1 Defeat At Fulham

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Rodallega slots home the winner on 63 minutes Let us know who you think Newcastle's best player was in the 5th defeat in six league games by Newcastle at Craven Cottage tonight.

Ben Arfa Starts In Strong Newcastle Side At Fulham

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Hatem Ben Arfa is in the starting eleven tonight for Newcastle, and it seems that all players injured against Wigan are now fit and start in the side. Ben Arfa was passed fit as were Davide Santon, Cheick Tiote, Jonas Gutierrez and Demba Ba and they all start tonight, in what is Newcastle's strongest side [.

Ben Arfa Back – A Great Player With Massive Talent

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It's expected that Ben Arfa will return to the line-up tonight for Newcastle at Craven Cottage, and it will be great to have the Frenchman back in the side, where his immense creativity has been sorely missed over the last few games. Ben Arfa in action against Aston Villa this season While Pardew is not [.

French International Top Of The Transfer List For January

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From what Alan Pardew has been saying over these last couple of weeks, it seems that Newcastle have honed in on the players they will try to sign in January, and would you believe it, the player who seems to be near the the top of the list seems to be French international right back [...]

Newcastle A Great Move For Dutch International

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Vurnon Anita is starting to look like a very good player in central midfield for Newcastle, as he fills in for the injured Yohan Cabaye, and when the Dutch International first arrived from Ajax in the summer, he said he wanted to play as many games as possible for the side in his first season, [...]

Craven Cottage Not A Happy Hunting Ground For Magpies

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Craven Cottage has not been a happyhuntinggroundforNewcastle recently, and in our previous 10visitsthere, wehavelostseven,includinggetting hammered last season 5-2,aftercontrolling the game in the first half, and being one up at the break through a great Danny Guthrie strike.

Alan Pardew Worried About Leaks – Boards Up Training Ground

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Alan Pardew can be a cagey manager sometimes, and we remember well for our first game of the season at home to Tottenham, he said Ben Arfa was injured and would not make the game, but he was fit all along and the Frenchman ended up scoring the winning goal in the 2-1 win. Newcastle's [...]

Newcastle Will Have New Look Tonight At Fulham

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It could be that Alan Pardew is planning a change in the way Newcastle will play against Fulham tonight, having gone to the rather extreme lengths of boarding up the training ground this week, so that outsiders can't see what's going on in the training. Ben Arfa in training could play tonight And we're [.

Fulham vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Alan Pardew will be trying to get our first away win of the season tonight at Craven Cottage tonight, against a Fulham side who have the same points total as Newcastle after 15 games 17 points but it will not be easy. And Craven Cottage has not been a happy hunting ground for [...]

Ben Arfa – I Love The City – I Love The Fans – I Feel Loved

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There's a bit of a love fest that's been going on between a certain French maestro Hatem Ben Arfa at Newcastle and the Geordie fans, and it seems the admiration goes both ways. Hatem Ben Arfa against Liverpool Ever since he first arrived at Newcastle from Marseilles, when he took a secret visit [...]

Last Two Months The Most Difficult Of My Career – Pardew

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It's two years since Alan Pardew took over the Newcastle manager job from the sacked Chris Hughton, and in some interviews out today, the Londoner has admitted that the last two months at Newcastle have been the hardest of his management career. Alan Pardew training in the snow last week Newcastle lost four league [.

Demba Ba Rejects £70K/Week Offer From Newcastle

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The Sunday Express is reporting today that Newcastle striker Demba Ba has rejected a new offer of £70K/week from Newcastle United, which is said to be better than even Fabricio Coloccini is getting currently at Newcastle. Demba Ba turns down £70K/week to stay at Newcastle? It's a Sunday and we expect stories on Demba [.

This Player Coming Through Big Time For Newcastle

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23-year-old Vurnon Anita has played very well indeed over the last six or seven games, and he has regularly been in our top three in the Man of the Match poll, and we had said how Newcastle do in the next couple of months will depend a lot on whether Vurnon can come through big [...]

Chris Hughton Doing Great Job At Norwich City

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We watched the Swansea vs Norwich City game yesterday, and the two in-form teams put on an excellent display for the fans, and would you believe Norwich City were 3-0 up at the break, and finally won the game 4-3. Chris Hughton doing great at Norwich City Swansea are a very good side this [...]

Newcastle Defender Wants Move To London?

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There are reports in today's Sunday papers that Danny Simpson would like to move to London to play his football, so he can be closer to his new girlfriend X Factor judge Tulisa. Danny Simpson - reports he wants to move to a London club If we are honest we have no idea what [...]

We Can’t Stop Demba Ba Leaving – Alan Pardew

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Alan Pardew is a little worried that Demba Ba may leave the club in January, when his release clause becomes active again, and we are likely to see another circus created by his agents, who are trying to make money out of him. Demba Ba out of Newcastle's hands Demba has again been brilliant [...]

Allardyce Admits He Can’t Stop Diame Moving – To Newcastle?

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West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has come out today and said he is powerless to stop Senegal international midfielder Mohamed Diame leaving in January if some club (like Newcastle for instance) come in and meet the £3M release clause. Mohamed Diame - A Newcastle player in January? That's exactly what Alan Pardew has said this [.

Magpies’ Target Flattered By Newcastle Interest

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We had reported on Wednesday that there was Newcastle interest in Brazilian right back Marcus Rocha, who plays for Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro and turns 24 next week. Marcos Rocha Newcastle interested The defender is a bit like Cheick Tiote in the tackle, and has close to 50 yellow cards in 142 league appearances [.

Demba Ba Not As Secure As Other Newcastle Players

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While there are positive signs that Newcastle will now strengthen their squad in January, with two or three good players coming through the door, there is still a dark cloud over Demba Ba's future at Newcastle, and whether he will still be a Newcastle player come February. Demba Ba scored penalty last Monday against Wigan [.

Ba’s Agents Want Amazing £5M For Any January Deal

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The Independent is reporting today that the true cost of any club signing Demba Ba in January will be a massive £30M, when you add up his wages on a four-year deal, and the fact his agents want an amazing £5M for doing the deal. Good workifyou can get it. Demba Ba - total four [...]

Pardew – It’s Not Easy To Stand Tall After Four Defeats

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Newcastle got a massive 3 points at home to a 10 man Wigan side on Monday night, and that was a fantastic result for the club and a good performance, and lifted some of the dark clouds that had gathered over the club in the previous four league games all of which we had [...]

Newcastle Offer For Midfielder Derisory

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Wen we heard the news that Newcastle were going after Adam Lallana of Southampton next month, and the club hoped to get him to Tyneside for around £5M, we thought it may take as much as double to get the skillfulplay maker to Newcastle. Adam Lallana - playing against Wigan And sure enough Matt Le [.

Boost For Magpies – Newcastle Striker Back

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17 year-old Adam Campbell suffered a knee injury playing for in a practice match last month, and he wasn't expected to return until some time in January, but the England U17 International was on the bench on Thursday night, and he could make the substitutes bench again on Monday night at Craven Cottage.

Pardew – We’ve Missed This Lad’s Pace

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Gabriel Obertan – Gabby to some has been missing from the Newcastle side for several weeks now, with a mysterious toe injury, but it looks like he will return to the squad on Monday night at Fulham. Gabby Obertan scores first goals against Bordeaux in 3-0 win The toe problem whatever it was (why [.

Pardew – If We Lose One Player We’ll Bring In Two

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Alan Pardew has given an interview to the BBC and he says some interesting things, such as if we lose a top player, then we'll have to bring in two and grow them, and he says once again thatNewcastlecannot compete with the likes of the twoManchesterclubs andChelseaon thefinancially front, but we can on the playing [.

Curtis Not Good For Bradford City

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Well, would you believe it Newcastle United's 19 year-old Australian center-back Curtis Good has caused his current club Bradford City to be kicked out of the FA Cup, because the Bantams did not receive written permission to play Good in the game against Brentford by the 12:00 pm deadline on the day of the [.

Pardew – I Am Hoping We Get Stronger Squad By February

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It was a very disappointing result and performance by a young Newcastle side last night in Bordeaux, with the French side dominant throughout, and it was the first time Bordeaux had beaten an English side in Europe in their 10th attempt, having lost seven of those previous games. Bordeaux players celebrate Cheick Diabate goal And [.

Newcastle To Go After Momo Diame For £3.5M In January

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The Daily Mail is reporting that Newcastle will make a move in January for West Ham midfielder Momo Diame, who has been in sparkling form for the Hammers so far this season. Momo Diame in action against Sunderland this season The former Wigan defensive midfielder moved to West Ham in the summer, but we'd be [.

Newcastle In Unseeded Group For Europa League Draw

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Because Newcastle finished only second in their group in the Europa league after being easily beaten 2-0 at Bordeaux last night, we go into the draw for the next round the round of the last 32 as an unseeded side. Liverpool surprisingly won Group A, by winning 1-0 at Udinese and squeezed through with [.

This Lad Was Newcastle’s Best Player Last Night

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Newcastle's best performer at Bordeaux on Thursday night was Rob Elliot, who is leading in our Man of the Match poll from Nile Ranger, who looked good in patches last night and the promising Gael Bigirimana. The Newcastle goalkeeper was in outstanding form and made four brilliant saves in the first half, and the scoreline [.

Pardew Clearly Disappointed In Newcastle Youngsters

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Newcastle gave a poor performance last night in Bordeaux, and the truth was that we were not in the game, and the home side won much easier than the 2-0 scoreline might suggest, and it maybe that the strategy of playing the youngsters in Europe is just not enough for this season. Nile Ranger [...]

Newcastle Youngsters Out On Loan – New Players In

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Alan Pardew was plain and straight talking after the game last night, and said he was disappointed with the displays of a number of Newcastle's youngsters, and although the manager wanted to see a fight-back in the second half in an attempt to win the game, the team simply wasn't good enough to be able [.

Good News – Ben Arfa And Others Back On Monday

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Although last night was a disappointing one , especially for those loyal fans who made the long trip to Bordeaux to see such a lack-luster and spiritless display, there's good news today on the injury front, and a number of the injured Newcastle players are training again, and should be fit for Monday night's game [.

Newcastle Linked With Top Young French Defender

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Expect Newcastle to be linked with a number of players in the next eight weeks or so before the end of the January transfer window, with definite signs that Newcastle United will enter the market next month. Massadio Haïdara - top young French defender And there is news in France that Newcastle are interested in [.

Bordeaux 2 Newcastle 0 – Full Match Report

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Newcastle were well beaten tonight and it could have been a lot worse than 2-0, but for some great goalkeeping by Rob Elliot who made four great saves in the first half to keep Newcastle in the game but Bordeaux were much better than Newcastle tonight and won easily, and we hardly ever threatened. [.

Disappointing Newcastle Display As They Lose 2-0 To Bordeaux

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Nile Ranger in action tonight in Bordeaux Newcastle were well beaten tonight by Bordeaux by 2-0, and the French side were the better side and with the win top Group D of the Europa League on 13 points, four better than second placed Newcastle, and tonight was Newcastle's first defeat in Europe this season after [.

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player At Bordeaux?

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Let us know who you think Newcastle's best player was tonight as newcastle went down 2-0 at Bordeaux, is what was a disappointing performance form the team.

Bordeaux 2 Newcastle 0 – Video Highlights

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Bordeaux 2 Newcastle 0 Video Highlights

Newcastle Make Nine Changes – Abeid, Amoebi Brothers Start

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Alan Pardew has made nine changes to the Newcastle starting line-up for tonight's Europa League Group D tie at Bordeaux. Mike Williamson and Sylvain Marveaux ate the only players starting tonight who played in Monday night's great 3-0 win against Wigan. Youngsters James Tavernier, Shane Ferguson, Gael Bigirimana, Sammy Ameobi, Mehdi Abeid and Nile Ranger [.

This Lad’s Been The Story Of The Last Two Months

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We never thought it would happen about three months ago, but it seems that Nile Ranger has come back into the Newcastle first team and will be given a chance tonight because of all the injuries and resting the first teamers for the game at Fulham on Monday night, and Nile will be in [...]

Magpies’ Confidence Back – Young Players On Show Tonight

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is upbeat before the Europa League game tonight at Bordeaux, and he's said the great 3-0 win on Monday night against Wigan has lifted the spirit of his squad, and he will protect a lot of our top players tonight, by playing a young side, since Newcastle have already qualified for [.

What Team Would You Start Tonight?

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Alan Pardew will start a young side tonight in the Europa League at Bordeaux, but exactly what the team will be we don't know, but the Newcastle manager has given some hints on who will start the game. Marveaux will start had a great game against Wigan Alan Pardew said yesterday that he will [...]

Demba Ba Owes Newcastle Some Honest Answers

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Demba Ba is getting a bit like Jose Enrique and Danny Simpson in talking about his current situation but not saying much. Jose talked about possibly staying on Tyneside for eight months, and would not sign a new contract on Tyneside, and theSpaniardeventually left for Liverpool last year. Demba Ba after scoring on [.

Bordeaux vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Newcastle are currently second top of Group D one point behind Bordeaux, and were the first team to qualify for the Europa league knock-out rounds, which will also see Chelsea in the last 32, as they finished third in their Group in the Champions League. And since Newcastle are already through to the last 32 [.

Demba Ba Too Settled To Leave Newcastle

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Former Newcastle left-back Olivier Bernard was a good player for Newcastle during Bobby Robson's reign, but the Frenchman had to retire as a young player still in his late 20s because of injury, and he's now doing some great work for Show Racism the Red Card, and is doing good work for race relations in [.

Newcastle To Bid For Top Southampton Midfielder in January

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Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is said to planning a bid for Adam Lallana, Southampton's very good central midfielder in Jnauary, and just a month after arriving at Newcastle in 2010, there was a report we issued that indicated Alan wanted to bring the youngster to Newcastle, but as far as we know no bids [.

Newcastle Watching Senegal International Winger

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The Daily Mail is reporting that Newcastle, Norwich and Aston Villa will have scouts at the game on Wednesday night to watch 27 year-old winger Modou Sougou of FC Cluj, when Manchester United entertain the Romanian club. Modou Sougou winger plays for Romanian club FC Cluj The Senegal winger who has 11 caps [.

Newcastle Tracking Brazilian Right-Back

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The Daily Mail is reporting today that Newcastle United have made an enquiry with Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro about their right back Marcos Rocha. Marcos Rocha 23 year-old Brazilian right back Marcos will turn 24 next week, and the 6′ tall full back joined the Brazilian club back in 2005, when he was 16 [.

Newcastle Only 6 Points Out Of 6th Place

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There's no doubt that Newcastle's 3-0 win against Wigan on Monday night was monumental for Newcastle and not only did we break our four game losing streak in the league, but we improved our goal difference, which is still only -4, and in the 15 games we've played we have only 17 goals so [...]

Magpies Fancy Young Valencia Winger

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Newcastle are again being linked with the Valencia winger Sofiane Feghouli, and although he stated he wanted to stay at Valencia, things have changed there and the manager Mauricio Pellegrino has just been fired. Add to that the Spanish club are short of money and they could look to sell their Algerian winger in [.

Newcastle To Play Weakened Side At Bordeaux

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With a tough game at Fulham next Monday night, and a very tough December schedule coming up, and with Newcastle having already qualified for the knock-out stages of the Europa League, Alan Pardew will likely play a weakened side tomorrow night in Bordeaux. Alan Pardew I can't afford to lose anybody And Tim Krul [.

Alan Pardew Tight Lipped On Newcastle Transfer Targets

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Alan Pardew is remaining tight lipped about the January transfer window, and we wouldn't expect him to talk openly about our targets as a certain Graeme Souness used to do when he was manager at Newcastle. Graeme Souness when Magpies manager conducted transfer business in the press Part of Newcastle's strategy on transfers is [.

Danny Simpson’s True Intentions – To Be Free Agent In Summer

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We have an inkling that Danny Simpson is doing the same thing as Jose Enrique did last year, when he kept saying he liked playing for Newcastle, but would not commit to signing a new deal, and he eventually signed on at Liverpool last year for about £6M. Danny Simpson becomes a free agent [...]

Ba Speaks – Completely Unaffected By Transfer Talk

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Demba Ba was again in good form last night and scored another brace his third brace of the season, in Newcastle's vital 3-0 defeat of Wigan, and this lad has been an enormous success since he joined us from West Ham in the summer of last year. Demba Ba after scoring penalty last [...]

We Had To Work Hard For The Win – Pardew

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The Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has said that fortune was on Newcastle's side last night in our 3-0 win against Wigan and that was Newcastle biggest league win of the season, but it was against a 10 man Wigan side for much of the game. John Carver and Alan Pardew huddle last night [...]

Pardew – Demba Ba’s Release Clause Hanging Over Newcastle

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Alan Pardew talked after the game last night, in which Demba Ba got a brace and goes to joint top of the Premier league goal scoring charts, and said the club has been frustrated in its attempts to get Ba signed up to a new contract on Tyneside. Demba Ba last night yet another [...]

Latest Update On Injuries To Tiote, Santon And Ba

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A relived Alan Pardew talked to Newcastle United video reporter Rob Scanlon after the game on nufcTV, and the Newcastle manager said it was about time Newcastle had a little luck, and once we were 1-0 up and Wigan were reduced to 10 men, there was only going to be one winner. Referee Mike Jones [...]

Massive Win For Newcastle – Bigi Introduces Himself – Video

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This was a massive win for Newcastle make no mistake about it because wins bring the confidence back to the players and the team, and yes we may have been a little lucky with the sending off of Figueroa after 13 minutes but it was a definite penalty and then a [...]

Sylvain Marveaux Gives Super Display For Magpies

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Newcastle's best player last night was Sylvain Marveaux, and he was given a surprise start by manager Alan Pardew, but the lad must have been impressing in training, because he was Newcastle's star man last night in his best game ever forNewcastle and he leads in our poll for Man oftheMatch with 37%, just edging [.

Pardew – Bigi Shouldn’t Be Playing – But Scored Fantastic Goal

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Alan Pardew was interviewed on nufcTV immediately after the game last night, and he talked about 19 year-old Bigirimana, who came on at the beginning of the second half for Cheick Tiote, who had a slight strain in his leg, and Alan didn't want to risk him. Take that - Bigirimana shows wonderful technique as [.

More Good News On The Injury Front At Newcastle

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There is good news on the injury front today for Newcastle and as we reported earlier today the three injuries we picked up last night to Santon, Tiote andBaare thought to be only slight strains, and now we hear that Ben Arfa will be fit to play at Craven Cottage next Monday night. Ben Arfa [...]

Are Demba Ba’s Agents Putting Out These Transfer Stories?

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There are a lot of stories out today that link some top clubs with moving for Demba Ba in January, and the main one among them is Arsenal although two other London clubs Chelsea and Tottenham are also reported to be interested in the Newcastle striker. Demba Ba - are his agents [...]

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In 3-0 Defeat Of Wigan?

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Newcastle 3 Wigan 0 – Video Highlights

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Newcastle Beat 10 Man Wigan 3-0 – Hallelujah

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Newcastle were given a huge advantage in this game after 13 minutes when Demba Ba was fouled in the penalty area by Maynor Figueroa, and referee Mike Jones gave a penalty and since the foul robbed Ba of a goal scoring opportunity Figueroa was sent off and Demba Ba hit the penalty beautifully low [...

Sylvain Marveaux Starts Against Wigan

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Sylvain Marveaux has been given a starting role as Newcastle entertain Wigan Athletic tonight in the Barclays Premier League a vital game for the Magpies. Sylvain is preferred to Shane Ferguson and Sammy Ameobi and both Ameobi brothers are on the bench. It seems that Cisse may be playing in a withdrawn role with [.

Magpie Midfielder In Baptism Of Fire – But Coming Good

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We've said a few times that with Yohan Cabaye being out of the Newcastle side until February, how we'll do until then has a lot to do with the man who will replace him in the middle of the park Vurnon Anita and how he plays Vurnon Anita coming good at Newcastle [...]


Can Alan Pardew Solve Newcastle’s Dilemma?

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The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is still trying to solve the strike partnership dilemma that exists at Newcastle and while both Senegal strikers Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba are good strikers, they hardly complement each other, because their styles are so similar. Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba together last season In all honesty we [.

Demba Ba Says No To Latest Newcastle Contract Offer

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We had reported yesterday there were stories in the Sunday papers that Demba Ba wanted £90K a week wages, and he was likely to leave Newcastle in January, and that his agents were already sounding out other clubs about a possible activation of the release clause in his contract, and QPR and Harry Redknapp were [.

Newcastle Players Must Keep Their Heads And Get The Job Done

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Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has admitted that when the team hasn't won in the last seven games played, desperation has started to creep into the side, as the players literally try too hard to win a game, and they start making some poor decisions and trying to do other players' jobs. Alan Pardew - [.

Newcastle Striker Looks Re-Energized – So Does The Team

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Newcastle just have to get a win at some time soon, and break the four game losing streak in the league we are on at the moment, and we haven't won a game in the last seven games we've played in all competitions. Tonight must be the night surely! Papiss Cisse after scoring [...]


Here Are Some Reasons Why Demba Ba Could Stay At Newcastle

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There's more news today in the local papers about the possible departure of Demba Ba in January, when that £7M release clause in his contract becomes active again, as it was last June and July, and which created a circus atmosphere around the player possibly moving to another club. Demba Ba in action at [.

Newcastle Have Great Chance To Lift The Burden Tonight – Do It!

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It's a fair bet that if Newcastle can rekindle the spirit, energy and determination our lads showed at Stoke last week, then we have an excellent chance of winning the game tonight against Wigan, and that will be a massive relief for everybody connected with the Newcastle United football club. Alan Pardew showing the stress [.

Newcastle vs Wigan – Match Preview

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Newcastle have lost their last four games in the league and things will be an awful lot better when we can break that streak and get a win and we are hoping and praying that will be tonight against Wigan Athletic, in a game that is being broadcast live around the world. Newcastle have [...]


Pardew – We May Have Undercooked Transfers In Summer

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Most logical people would say that Newcastle did not bring in enough new players in during the summer to fortify the Newcastle squad, before our first foray into Europe since the 2006-2007 season, with only one new senior player arriving on Tyneside was Dutch International midfielder come full-back Vurnon Anita.

Ba Wants £90K/Week – Will Likely Leave Magpies In January

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News today that Demba Ba has been demanding £90K a week at Newcastle on a new contract, and that's more than double what he is currently getting at Newcastle £40K/week. Demba Ba joined Newcastle in the summer of last year, after his contract at West Ham allowed him to move on a free transfer, [...]


Newcastle’s Slump – 6 Points From Last 27 In Premier League

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In Newcastle's last 9 league games, since the 1-0 win at home to Norwich City on 23rd September, Newcastle have won only once and that was the lucky 2-1 win against West Brom, and we have lost five times so only 6 points from a possible 27 points played for and no [...]


Newcastle Midfielder – We Will End Bad Run Quickly

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Newcastle's Argentinian midfielder Jonas Gutierrez, who is now 29, was part of the squad when Newcastle were relegated in May of 2009, in his first season on Tyneside, and he has talked today about how injuries four years ago also badly affected that Newcastle side. Jonas Gutierrez we will end bad run quickly And [.

Rallying Cry From Alan Pardew

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After four consecutive Premier League defeats, Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has called on the Newcastle fans to pack St. James' Park tomorrow night, and roar on the players, as the lads try to get out of a big slump in their Premier League form this season. The Newcastle crowd at St. James' Park Alan Pardew [.

Newcastle Linked With Dutch International Winger

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It's Sunday again and we should be wary of some of the transfer news and one such case is a report that Newcastle are interested in PSV Eindhoven winger Jeremain Lens. Newcastle were interested in this player two years ago, while he was still at AZ Alkmaar and before he was sold to PSV [...]


Newcastle Pay Around £3.4M To Agents Over The Last Year

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Newcastle United have reported how much they have paid to the agents of football players in the year from 1st October of last year through the end of September, and that amount was £3,485,503. Derek Llambias leads the transfer business at Newcastle Newcastle have more than once complained about the ridiculous fees charged by [.

Wigan Is A Must Not Lose Game

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Newcastle have to stop the rot tomorrow night against a team we should be beating at home Wigan Athletic but Wigan are never easy to play under manager Roberto Martinez, who surely will manage a much bigger club one day. Roberto Martinez - a good manager Roberto has Wigan playing very well at [...]


January Test – Does Ashley Want To Build Top Newcastle Side?

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Everybody is very well aware that Newcastle have lost four games on the trot, and the next win will be greeted with not a little relief, and some celebration we suspect and we hope it comes on Monday night at home to Wigan. Let's hope this is how Alan Pardew is on Monday night [...]


Good News On Newcastle’s Injured Midifelder

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Some good news on injuries are slowly starting to come through for Newcastle, and we know that Shola Ameobi, Gabby Obertan and Ben Arfa are only about a week away from being fit again and new news is that 20 year-old Haris Vuckic is making good progress after his ACL knee injury. Haris Vuckic [...]


Newcastle Target Staying Put In January

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We were hoping Newcastle may go back in for French International right-back Mathieu Debuchy inJanuary- but that seems unlikely now, after the Lille defender has said he will not be leaving his French club in the middle of the season. Mathieu Debuchy not leaving Lille in January And with the Frenchman turning 28 years [.

More Good News On The Injury Front

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As we mentioned earlier today, Yohan Cabaye had two surgeries on his groin earlier in the week, and the good news is that both operations carried out on either side of theabdominal wall of his groin were successful. Yohan Cabaye back in February Of course in this day and age you wouldn't really expect [.

This Player Is Who Newcastle Need In January

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Newcastle have been linked with Toulouse and French International central midfielder Moussa Sissoko for over two months now, and we have to hope that he is a real target of Newcastle United, and that we can get him through the door in January. Moussa Sissoko hands up if you want to join Newcastle With [.

Papiss Cisse To Start Scoring Again At Newcastle

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We're not too worried about Papiss Cisse, although he's been a little short of goals this season, but he still has four goals, two in the Premier League and two in the cups, and he's five behind top scorer Demba Ba, who has eight in the league and behind only Robin van Persie and Luis [...]


Newcastle Can Play In Many Different Formations

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There has been a lot of discussion lately about what's the best formation for Newcastle to play in, and since we played 4-3-3 with Ben Arfa, Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba being the front men back in March, a lot of fans would like to see that formation again the one we tore West [...]