Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2013

Why Would Rafa Benitez Want To John Newcastle?

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There are reports coming out and seem to have originated from BBC Newcastle, that Newcastle may have already done a deal with Rafa Benitez, to take over the management at Newcastle in the summer, presumably dependent on Newcastle being a Premier League club in June. Rafa Benitez while at Liverpool But we wonder whether [.

Coloccini’s Leadership The Last Chance To Save Newcastle

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Newcastle fans are hoping that Fabricio Coloccini can return to the side on Saturday at West Ham, and if Colo can help turn things around in the last three games, there will be a massive attempt to keep the Argentine at Newcastle for the remaining three years of his contract. Fabricio Coloccini in training Tuesday [.

Newcastle Credibility Shattered – Ben Arfa Looks To Leave?

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The French sports channel Infosport+ is reporting tha Hatem Ben Arfa's representatives have initiated talks with Tottenham, with a summer move in mind, and we would think the story could have some credibility to it, simply because if we are relegated a number of our French players will want away. Ben Arfa could lead [.

High Anxiety Hits 4th Bottom Newcastle

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The two big results in the last round of games in the Premier League were the 6-0 trashing of Newcastle by Liverpool at St. James' Park on Saturday, and it was followed last night by Aston Villa's 6-1 trouncing of Sunderland at Villa Park. Christian Benteke scored great had trick last night So much [.

Pardew Can Still Save Newcastle And His Job

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It's hard not to get negative given the results of the last three games one point and conceding 10 goals and scoring only one but certainly that's what Alan Pardew and our players need to do this week, because it's not out of the question that we can win at West Ham on [...]

Pardew’s Orders From The Board – Save Newcastle

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Rumors were rife after the Saturday defeat that Mike Ashley would replace Alan Pardew yesterday but Alan Shearer on Monday in his column in The Sun probably had it right, when he said with only three games to go, that wouldn't be the wise decision. Mike Ashley get on with it Mike Ashley [...]

Newcastle Player – Last Weekend The Worst Of My Career

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Steven Taylor played at Aston Villa in May of 2009, when we lost that final game of the season to an own goal from Damien Duff, and we were relegated for the very first time from the Premier League. Devastated Steven Taylor after final whistle on Saturday What a complete disaster And Steven and [...]

Newcastle Captain Could Be Our Savior – If He Plays

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Fabricio Coloccini has been out since February 24th, when he injured his back in the 4-2 win over Southampton at St. James' Park, and he has missed the last 12 games. Colo with Pardew can he save us And after that game who would have thought we would be in a relegation dog-fight [...]

Mike Ashley Will Spend Big This Summer – If We Survive

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It may not be comforting news for Newcastle fans that Mike Ashley is willing to spend some big money in the summer, assuming we are still in the Premier League. Mike Ashley - will spend big this summer If we are not, then there is probably even more work to do, although we are in [...]

Team Spirit Said To Be Disintegrating at Newcastle

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Aston Villa scored the highest ever goals tally in their Premier League history, when they hammered Sunderland 6-1 and went above Newcastle on goal difference on Monday night. Yohan Cabaye has talked to Pardew And now some chilling news that the team spirit at Newcastle is beginning to crumble, and it's apparently to do [.

Aston Villa Hammer Sunderland 6-1 – Overtake Newcastle

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Another poor result forNewcastletonight at Villa Park, as a resurgent Aston Villa beat Sunderland 6-1, and are now level on points with Newcastle and Sunderland, but go ahead of Newcastle on goal difference. So that puts us in 17th place 4th bottom. Newcastle target Andy Weimann scoring Villa's second goal.

Shola Ameobi – We Did Not Do Our Jobs – 100% Accurate

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Shola Ameobi is the second player to be interviewed after the Liverpool disaster, and it's interesting that he follows Steven Taylor's comments of yesterday and both are local lads and they know what it means to play for Newcastle United Football club. Shola Ameobi low point of the season Here's what Shola had [.

This Is Why Newcastle’s Situation Is Grim

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Everything seemed so good after the second leg of the Europa League against Benfica, when we just failed to make the semi-finals of the Europa League, but three games on and we are fighting for our Premier League survival. Daniel Agger scored first goal in 3 minutes After the second Benfica game we had six [.

Second Home Humiliation Could Mean Curtains For Pardew

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Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley was not at the game on Saturday, but he did attend the Sunderland debacle two weeks ago, and at the end of the game the Billionaire didn't make the slightest effort to hide his anger at both the performance and the result. Alan Pardew likely to be fired today [...

20th Most Valuable Club In World Facing Relegation

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It's been huge news over the weekend that Liverpool can score goals without Luis Suarez, and that Newcastle United, who finished 5th last season and almost reached the semi-finals of the Europa League this season, could be relegated next month. Mike Ashley must be feeling anxious And we all know that could be the [.

Shearer Blasts Players – No Effort – No Spirit – No Defense

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Alan Shearer was one of the best players ever to don the famous shirt of Newcastle United, but like the rest of us what defines him is that he is a Newcastle United fan, born and bred on Tyneside and he has Newcastle in his blood. Alan Shearer blasts the players And in [...]

We Need Experience, Passion – Here’s Saturday’s Team

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We think that Alan Pardew will have been dismayed at the way a lot of our new players gave up in the second half on Saturday, and simply were not up for the game against Liverpool. Fabricio Coloccini must start Saturday And with Coloccini and Ben Arfa both fit, we'll have to start them [...]

Upbeat Interviews This Week – We’re Not Buying It

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There are a number of reports out there wondering if Alan Pardew will get the sack today but if we were to hazard a guess we think Pardew will get the chance to put things right at West Ham on Saturday. Alan Pardew under severe pressure But that's not to say we [...]

Pardew – Whether I Stay Or Not Is Out Of My Hands

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There will be a bunch of new interviews with Alan Pardew today, and of course if he is to get the sack it will happen today Bobby Robson was sacked on Monday, 30th August, 2004, following the 4-2 defeat at Aston Villa on the previous Saturday. Alan Pardew against Liverpool on Saturday This [...]

Words Are Cheap – Players Should Show Commitment On Pitch

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Steven Taylor is a local lad and was a ball boy during the great Kevin Keegan era, and che ame through the Newcastle Youth Academy, and he is one of the few players still at the club, who were part of the relegation side of four years ago. Steven Taylor at the final whistle [...]

Cisse And Lots Of Other Players Could Now Leave Newcastle

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It's probably not worth talking too much about which players could leave Newcastle in the summer, for at least three weeks, until we know which division we will be playing in next season. Papiss Cisse in happier times at Newcastle But in either case there will be a huge clear-out of players but [..

Pardew Apologizes – But He’s Now Damaged Goods

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After one of Newcastle's worst performances ever, we expected the apologies to start flowing in as if that will help our dire situation and as you might have expected the first apology comes from the manager Alan Pardew. Alan Pardew hangs his head in shame And we hope that by now Mike [...]

Disaster Scenario Taking Shape At Newcastle

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We hadn't done very well this season when we were knocked out by Benfica in the Europa League two weeks ago last Thursday night and in fact the team was applauded off the field for their efforts. Mathieu Debuchy sent off yesterday for two yellows But in the three league since then, the [...]

Newcastle Need Experience – Most Goals Conceded In League

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It was the worst home defeat by Newcastle since 1925 and if that sounds bad well it was even worse than that, when you had to watch it, heaven knows what it was like for peopleactuallyat the game. James Perch his look sums it up Never have I seen Newcastle side so weak [...]

Some Newcastle Players Gave Up – And That’s Inexcusable

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For 15 minutes of the second half yesterday, Newcastle attacked Liverpool and tried to get a goal back and we suppose if we could have scored one it would have been a different game, maybe, but as soon as Liverpool cut open the Newcastle defense and scored their third goal, a number of our players [.

Ashley Could Sell Club If Newcastle Are Relegated

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After the Fulham game we thought we were safe when we got that last minute winner, and then we played well against Benfica but basically our last two home games which we have lost by a cumulative score of 9-0, may have done us in . Mike Ashley could sell if we are [...]

Alan Pardew Seems To Have Lost The Plot

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It's very hard to come to terms with what happened yesterday, and it's probably the worst any side has performed this season in the Premier League, it was that bad, and that's saying a lot when you look at how QPR have played sometimes this season. Alan Pardew two of the worst results in [...]

Pardew – It Was An Awful Performance From Us – 100% Correct

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Alan Pardew has talked after the second humiliation in a row at St. James" Park, when Liverpool took us to the cleaners they hammered us 6-0 and we looked a simply terrible side. Geordie boy Steven Taylor at the final whistle Yes it was that bad Well first of all let's hear [...]

Alan Pardew – I’m Worried And Deeply Disppointed

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Alan Pardew had some explaining to do after Newcastle's pathetic display this afternoon, when we were absolutely hammered by Liverpool 6-0 and we looked awful. Newcastle need more experience in the side, and with only three games to go in the season we need Coloccini to come in and give us some stability in defense [.

Last Two Home Defeats The Worst Ever – Ashley Must Make Decision

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The last two home games for Newcastle have ended in two of the worst results in Newcastle's long and glorious history the 3-0 defeat by Sunderland two weeks ago was the worst defeat by Sunderland since 1979, and the 6-0 thrashing by Liverpool today was the worst home defeat at St. James' Park since [.

Newcastle Hammered 6-0 – Shameful Day On Tyneside

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Newcastle lost this game by 6-0 and one of the heaviest defeats for a long long time, and it has to be one of the worst and inept performances given by a Newcastle side for many a long year, as the Liverpool side simply ripped Newcastle apart from the first whistle and now we [...]

Newcastle 0 Liverpool 6 – Goal Highlights – Video

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Henderson scores direct from a free kick for Liverpool's 6th Newcastle 0 Liverpool 6 video It was a shameful disaster today for Newcastle United Football club and we are now in real trouble of being relegated for the second time in four years.

Newcastle Now Could Be Relegated – What Happened?

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After what was simply unbelievable the most inept and pitiful performance from a Newcastle side for a long long time, Newcastle are now in real danger of being relegated and our goal difference which is worth a point if we finish level with another side- is now -23 the same as Wigan. [...]

Newcastle 2-0 Down At The Half – Too Bad To Be True

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There's a disaster underway at St. James' Park this afternoon, with Liverpool ripping the Newcastle defense apart in the first 25 minutes of the game, and the Reds are two up at half-time and it could have been worse. Jonas Gutierrez in action this afternoon Newcastle looked second best from the off today, and [.

Cheick Tiote Starts – Ben Arfa And Gouffran On Bench

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Cheick Tiote returns to the starching line-up against Liverpool today after recovering from injury, but Ben Arfa starts on the bench and Coloccini isn't in the match-day squad. And as we write, Wigan are doing their yearly escape act as they are 2-1 up against Spurs so this could be a crunch game for [.

Coloccini Could Stay At Newcastle This Summer

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It was just bound to happen that after Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini did not get his wish to return to Argentina inJanuary and the fact he's missed the last 11 games with a back injury that his commitment to Newcastle is now questionable. Fabricio Coloccini in training But Alan Pardew has said today that's [.

New Frenchman Could Become Newcastle Captain

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa met with the local press yesterday, but his English is not yet good enough to take the news conference in English, so he had an interpreter with him, but we hope he'll soon be able to speak to the press in English, as he hones in on hos language skills this summer. Mapou [...]

Newcastle To Recruit Top Teenagers This Summer

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Since Mike Ashley initiated his concentration on the Youth Academy, which was announced by then Chairman Chris Mort in January, 2008, we've been disappointed that we haven't seen more young players come through and be part of the first team squad. 17 year-old Kevin Mbabu joined in January And a lot of players we had [.

Newcastle vs Liverpool – Match Preview

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The game today between two clubs who were founded back in the same year 1892 is perhaps a water-shed game for Newcastle, when we take on Liverpool at St. James' Park this afternoon. Newcastle have not fared well since the Southampton game in the league, and in the last seven league games since [...]

Magpies Linked With £18M Cameroon International Player Exchange Deal

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The Daily Mirror are reporting that Newcastle are interested in Marseilles center-back Nicolas N'Koulou full name Nicolas Alexis Julio N'Koulou N'Doubena. Nicolas N'Koulou 23 year-old Marseilles center-back The Cameroon International turned 23 last month, and is interesting both AC Milan and Juventus but the Yaoundé, Cameroon born player seems keen to move to [.

Liverpool Don’t Appeal Suarez Ban – He’s A Disgrace

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We wondered why Liverpool were so shocked when Luis Suarez got a 10 match ban for biting Branislav Ivanovic during last Sunday's game. Luis Suarez he's a disgrace to football The same player was given a 7 match ban in November of 2010 for biting a PSV player when he was at Ajax, and [...]

Pardew Promises – We’ll Learn From Our Mistakes

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Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has been interviewed a lot in these last couple of days, and he's still getting hit with questions about what happened to Newcastle this season let's face it's been a diabolical season for Newcastle in the Premier League. Alan Pardew - we will cope better next year The Newcastle [.

I Feel Fine – I’m Happy – I’m 100% Fit – Ben Arfa

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Good news for Newcastle fans today that Ben Arfa himself feels he is now 100% fit and is having no problem with his hamstring and it's important he has no doubts about his fitness. Ben Arfa - could start tomorrow good! So if that is true then this lad needs to start every [...]

What’s Your Starting Eleven Against Liverpool?

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We should have a strong side out tomorrow, with hopefully Ben Arfa able to start on the right wing, and Fabricio Coloccini available, although the Argentine will probably start on the bench tomorrow. Ben Arfa in action against Anzhi in Moscow We are assuming Sylvain Marveaux is still not fit with that groin injury [.

Season Far From Successful But Players Still Confident

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Alan Pardew has talked today about his squad, and that the lads are felling the pressure but there is still a lot fo confidence in the group which is very important. Alan Pardew players are confident Alan Pardew was on the interview circuit yesterday, before tomorrow's very important game against Liverpool, where our [.

Will Newcastle Replace Steve Harper In Summer?

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There's a story in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle are interested in Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, and will go head to head with Liverpool for the goalkeeper in the summer. Rob Elliot - played very well this season Steve Harper is leaving the club after twenty years service at the club, and he wants [.

Bobby Robson Had Newcastle Playing Well Twice A Week

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Ever since Newcastle were eliminated from the Europa League, Alan Pardew has taken some of the training at St. James' Park, so the players can get used to the pitch and it's something he was not able to do when we were playing on Thursdays in the Europa League. John Carver and Bobby Robson [...]

Time For Pardew To Give Up Defending Sunderland Loss

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Alan Pardew keeps defending the performance against Sunderland simply because he keeps getting asked about it by the reporters -but he should just give up this nonsense about his players being tired it justdoesn;t wash, and makes Newcastle fans angry. Alan Pardew during the Sunderland loss And Alan is refusing to [.

Pardew Bemoans Finances And Injuries

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Alan Pardew has said that Newcastle have less than half the finances teams like Chelsea and Liverpool have available, and he has again bemoaned the number of injuries to top players Newcastle have had to put up with this season. Tim Krul two major injuries this season Alan Pardew was asked if such a [.

Pardew – I Have Absolutely No Problem With Criticism

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Some Newcastle supporters have simply not accepted Alan Pardew's list of reasons for such a poor season in the Premier League, or the disastrous defeat against Sunderland at home almost two weeks ago but it still seems like yesterday. Alan Pardew - expects the criticism And some Newcastle supporters don't accept any excuses for [.

Davide Santon Out For Season – Haidara To Get Run In Side

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When Davide Santon sustained his hamstring injury against Fulham, and it looked a bad one, it didn't look like he would return this season, and Alan Pardew has today said that's indeed the case. Davide Santon being carried off against Fulham Alan met with reporters today, and he was asked about the status of [.

Pardew – It’s Not Good To Lose To Sunderland 3-0 At Home

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Alan Pardew gave his press conference this afternoon for the Liverpool game on Saturday, and one of the things he did mention was how good Coloccini was looking, after just two days of training, although the manager will not start the Argentine on Saturday and the captain will probably be on the bench.

Good News – Ben Arfa May Start – Papiss Cisse 100% Fit

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We need all the good news we can take right now and there was good news from the training ground and Alan Pardew this afternoon about Fabricio Coloccini, Cheick Tiote and Ben Arfa and rather surprisingly he has said Papiss Cisse is fully fit and has trained well all week. Papiss Cisse [...]

This Is Not The Time To Rock The Newcastle Boat

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Newcastle must now have a much better chance of the win against Liverpool on Saturday, since the Reds will be without Luis Suarez, who has just picked up another ban for 10 matches this time for biting Branislav Ivanovic. Steven Taylor we're behind the manager That's the second long-term ban the Uruguayan [.

Suarez Could Still Face Newcastle On Saturday

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How's this for an ugly thought Liverpool appeal the 10 match ban handed down to Luis Suarez by tomorrow's deadline of noon and Suarez gets to play against Newcastle on Saturday, because the ban will be delayed from going into effect, until the appeal is heard. Luis Suarez diving it's a penalty [...

Aston Villa Forward A Newcastle Target This Summer

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News in the Newcastle Evening Chronicle today that Newcastle maintain an interest in Aston Villa's Austrian International forward Andreas Weimann, and he seems a real target in the summer. Andreas Weimann Newcastle target Andreas' contract at Villa, whom he joined as a 14 year-old in 2006 and came through the famous Aston Villa Youth [.

No Chance Of Newcastle Signing Kolo Toure

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There have been a couple of readers who have sent emails suggesting that Manchester City's Kolo Toure would be a good signing for Newcastle in the summer, when he's a free agent. Kolo Toure free agent this summer The 32 year-old former Arsenal center-back probably has at least two or three seasons left at [.

Newcastle’s Chances Of Beating Liverpool Rise Significantly

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James Perch had another decent game for Newcastle at the Hawthorns last Saturday, where we picked up a decent point, but really needed the win to start to make up for the Sunderland disaster. James Perch in action last Saturday But James seems upbeat, and for the remaining four games of the season, Newcastle [.

Magpies Linked With 22 Year-Old International Defender

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Newcastle are said to be interested in 221 year-old Godfrey Oboabona, who ha splayed 16 times for Nigeria and is currently playing for the Sunshine Stars. Godfery is based in Akure in Nigeria and is still playing for his home town club but there are some European clubs who are said to be interested [.

Suarez Banned For Ten Games – Misses Newcastle Game

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Luis Suarez has been banned for 10 games by the FA this afternoon for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic on Sunday afternoon, in front of a worldwide TV audience. Luis Suarez yummy yummy That seems to us a reasonable sentence for a guy who bit a PSV player in October of 2010 while he [...]

Tiote Could Start Against Reds – Injury Update

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Alan Pardew could have three players back on Saturday, for the very important game against Liverpool at St. James' Park, but it may be that only one returning player actually starts the game. Cheick Tiote back against Liverpool The three are Cheick Tiote, Fabricio Coloccini and Sylvain Marveaux, and that order is probably indicative [.

Great News – Cisse Passed Fit To Play Against Liverpool

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It's not too often we get good news at Newcastle these days, but it's always good to start a day off with it and the news is that Papiss Cisse is fit to play against Liverpool on Saturday. Papiss Cisse fit to play against Liverpool The news is in the Shields Gazette and [...]

New Coach For Newcastle – Ashley To Fund New Players

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Interesting news in the Newcastle Journal today, that manager Alan Pardew will add to his backroom staff in the summer, and will bring in another coach. Alan Pardew tough season for manager and Newcastle At the moment Alan has John Carver, Steve Stone and Andy Woodman (goalkeeping coach) as the first team coaches, with [.

America Getting Very Serious About Premier League

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There was a press conference last Tuesday in New City at 30 Rockefeller Center (30 Rock), where NBC Sports unveiled their Premier League plans for next season. Richard Scudamore as good as it gets They beat out ESPN (part of ABC which is part of the Disney Empire) for the right to broadcast [...]

It Will Be A Different Game Without Suarez

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Massadio Haidara has made a very good start to his Newcastle career,and the former Nancy left-back has already played 7 times for the Newcastle first team and he certainly looks a very good player in the making. Massadio Haidara different game without Suarez Haidara cost £2M from Nancy, after he had played 51 [.

Newcastle To Play Hardball With Coloccini This Summer

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We've been wondering what the situation is with Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini, and whether his situation has changed since January. Fabricio Coloccini has his situation changed? The Evening Chronicle is reporting today that the Tyneside club are ready to play hardball with Fabricio Coloccini over his future, and it is again expected that San [.

Newcastle Guilty Again Of Not Replacing Striker In January

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Papiss Cisse has a small crack in a rib, which we reported on yesterday, and he is now in Paris, France seeing a specialist, and the results of the tests should be known in less than forty eight hours. Papiss Cisse scores cracker against Southampton And it will be terrible news for Newcastle if Papiss [.

Is This Newcastle New Strip?

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We've been sent this strip from one of our readers, and it may be the new strip for Newcastle for next season. New top with Wonga for next season? Of course it's always hard to know whether these strips are the real thing or not but at least it's a lot different from the [...]

Newcastle Have To Thing Big – Very Big

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We have a feeling that Newcastle will make a huge effort in the summer to further improve our squad, with Newcastle embarrassingly fighting against relegation this season, which is hardly what we expected last summer, after we had finished 5th top and looked a very good side. Mike Ashley he thinks big for Sports [.

Papiss Cisse Injured – Seeing Specialist In Paris

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The Evening Chronicle is reporting today that Papiss Cisse is now in Paris to see a specialist about a rib injury, after he suffered some discomfort after the 1-1 draw at West Brom on Saturday what a way to start the day! Papiss Cisse in Paris for diagnosis The Senegal International suffered the [...

Carroll To Stay At Liverpool Next Season – No Chance

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The Financial Fair Play Rules introduced by UEFA President Michel Platini a few years back are finally starting to have some impact, and it's making some clubs wonder whether they can afford players in terms of both wages and transfer fees. Andy Carroll - no way back at Liverpool The rules have been introduced [.

World Famous Sugeon Could Fix Up Ryan Taylor – Good

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I had an appointment with one of my doctors last Friday morning, and I told him about Ryan Taylor's new ACL injury, although one thing I didn't know was if it was the same knee he injured in August but it's yet another Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury. Dr. Richard Steadman worlds' expert on [...]

New Defender Outstanding At West Brom – Pardew

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa had a good game on Saturday afternoon, and his leadership was there for all to see, and Mapou is currently second in our Man of the Match poll, just behind goalscorer Yoan Gouffran, who was surprisingly replaced in the second half and why we have no idea. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa great [..

Why Suarez Must Get An Eight Match Ban – At Least

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Liverpool striker Suarez disgraced himself and his club Liverpool yesterday, when he participated in cannibal tendencies by trying to take a bite out of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. Suarez bites Ivanovic incredible So something like an eight or nine game ban would seem logical, if only that he received a seven match ban when [.

Six Years Of The Newcastle United Blog

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Six years ago today I started the Newcastle United Blog, principally for people like myself, who were away from home base but could now closely follow Newcastle United because of the Premier League being broadcast around the world. Glenn Roeder the manager in April, 2007 In April of 2007, Glen Roeder was the [.

Coloccini Back In Training – Who Makes Way?

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is hoping that he will have captain Fabricio Coloccini back, hopefully on Saturday against Liverpool, and Colo is back in training again after his back problem. Fabricio Coloccini hopefully back on Saturday In the 11 games since Coloccini injured his back on February 24th, we have won only three times, [.

Suarez Charged With Violent Conduct – 3 Match Ban Insufficient

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The FA have announced today that they have charged Luis Suarez of Liverpool with violent conduct after he took a bite out of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic during yesterday's game. Luis Suarez taking a bite out of the Chelsea defender The incident was not seen by match officials, and therefore can be subsequentl reviewed [.

Newcastle Touring South Africa This Summer – Maybe

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We're not sure if the news is true, so we'll be a little careful, but it's being reported that Newcastle United could be touring South Africa this summer, and that will be great news for fans in South Africa, who were so disappointed when last year's tour was cancelled at the last moment. The news [.

Rumor – An Official Saw Suarez Bite – Did Nothing

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Steven Taylor has lifted the lid on what happened at the training ground last week, and it looks like everything was so flat, after the humiliation that followed the defeat by Sunderland. Steven Taylor everything was so flat With the Newcastle fans furious after the defeat last weekend, when our lads showed very little [.

Newcastle Midfielder Starting To Look Good Again

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Maybe the best that can be said about Saturday's performance is we got a point, we didn't suffer another defeat, and the lads showed some grit and good defending in the second half, as West Brom came full pelt at Newcastle. Steven Taylor misses a good chance in first half And we thought Yohan [...]

Pardew – I’ll Meet With Fans – My Players Are Frustrated

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Alan Pardew has said he will set something up at the end of the season so he can talk to Newcastle fans about what has been a very disappointing Newcastle season. Cabaye in happier times yanked off on Saturday And that doesn't surprise us, because Alan is nothing if not a brave guy, and [...]

It’s Official – The Gods Are With Newcastle

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We were watching the game yesterday between Liverpool and Chelsea, to check on how well the Reds were playing these days, since we play them next Saturday at home, where a win could see us safe in the Premier League for next season. Suarez after taking a bite out of Ivanovic And if we [...]

It Was A Big Kick Up The Backside

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Steven Taylor was born in Greenwich in 1986, and when he was a few months old his Geordie parents brought him to Whitley Bay where he grew up as an indoctrinated Newcastle fan, who has come through the Youth ranks at the club, and was a ball-boy during the great Kevin Keegan area. Steven Taylor [...]

Suarez Bites Ivanovic – Could Miss Newcastle Game

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In the game this afternoon at Anfield between Liverpool and Chelsea, which ended in a 2-2 draw, there is TV evidence that clearly shows Luis Suarez biting Chelsea defender Ivanovic in the second half, and if the FA has any guts (that's debatable) they will review the evidence and ban the striker for at least [.

Pardew – I’m Not Being Confident About Relegation

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Alan Pardew has insisted he is not taking it lightly, that Newcastle are still in the midst of a relegation battle, and we are hardly safe yet. Alan Pardew not taking anything for granted We have to hope Aston Villa lose at Old Trafford on Monday, where the Red Devils with a win, can [...]

We’ve Got A Good Enough Team To Stay Up

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James Perch has been interviewed in the Daily Mail, and he thinks Newcastle have agoodenough team to avoid relegation now where have we heard that before? James Perch in action against West Brom on Saturday Newcastle are now on 37 points and 5th bottom with four games to go, and we are 6 [...]

Alan Pardew BBC Post Match Interview – Video

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Here is Alan Pardew's post match interview with BBC Sports after the 1-1 draw at West Bromyesterday.

Newcastle Linked With Aston Villa Forward

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News in the Sunday Mirror today that Newcastle are interested in Aston Villa's 21 year-old striker/winger Andreas Weimann. Andreas Weimann 21 year-old Aston Villa forward Weimann's current contract runs out next year, and there is some uncertainty on what his situation is, since Aston Villa are yet to negotiate an extension for the five [.

Pardew – We Deserved The Point – Thanks Brilliant Fans

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Newcastle played very well in the first half at the Hawthorns yesterday, and a goal after eight minutes by Yoan Gouffran had Newcastle in the ascendancy. Alan Pardew- pleased with the performance But Steven Taylor and Papiss Cisse missed golden opportunities to put Newcastle further ahead before the break, and West Brom woke up in [.

Gouffran Happy With Goal – But Wanted The Win

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Yoan Gouffran got a very good goal after just eight minutes at the Hawthorns yesterday, and it was set up excellently by Papiss Cisse, and Newcastle were dominant in that first half, but we just couldn't take our chances before half time. Yoan Gouffran delighted after scoring yesterday And then just before half time, James [.

Pardew – We Can Finish Top Ten Next Season – What?

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Alan Pardew said he was happy with the performance against West Brom yesterday, and said after the game that he thought Newcastle showed exactly what the team needed to show, without getting the three points Gouffran celebrates with Haidara after scoring This is what Alan said immediately after the game: "I'm really pleased with a [.

Disappointing Newcastle Season Could Lead To Huge Clear-Out

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Newcastle did great last season, when at this time last year we were challenging for a top four place to be back to the Champions League. Mike Ashley huge clear-out this summer? But it wasn't to be, and we finished in 5th place, but that was still the best we had done since 2004, [...]

Newcastle Come Up Short At The Hawthorns

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Alan Pardew was trying to be positive after the game yesterday, but most fans wanted all three points as some restitution for the humiliation we had to suffer last Sunday against Sunderland. Elliot makes good save from Long after mishandling the ball And we could have had the game put to bed at half [.

This Is Why Alan Pardew Will Not Be Fired By Newcastle

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We know there are a lot of fans who would like (love) to see Alan Pardew fired, after we were humiliated by Sunderland last Sunday, and after all, some Newcastle fans have just never taken to the man. Pardew will be given chance to make Newcastle top six side again But rather than get [...]

Newcastle Pay The Price For Missed First Half Chances

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Newcastle looked a very good side in that first half today, and we thought our lads were going to get the win we needed to relieve the agony of being beaten 3-0 at home by Sunderland last Sunday. Alan Pardew on the sidelines this afternoon But after going ahead with a nice goal from Yoan [...]

Newcastle Lose Ground – Still Not Safe

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For the 16th time in our 17 away games this season, Newcastle failed to get a win this time at West Brom, but we only have ourselves to blame after missing a host of first half chances. Yoan Gouffran after scoring Newcastle's goal today Newcastle went ahead after eight minutes, with a good [...]

Newcastle Lose Ground With 1-1 Draw At West Brom

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Newcastle gained a point at the Hawthorns this afternoon when the five Frenchmen we signed in January were all in the starting line up for the first time. Billy Jones scores after 64 minutes to level the scores Newcastle started the game well and looked a good outfit and then Newcastle got a goal out [.

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In 1-1 Draw At West Brom?

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Let us know who you think Newcastle's best player was this afternoon in the 1-1 draw at the Hawthorns, which saw Newcastle drop three places to 16th place with Sunderland, Norwich and Stoke all wining and moving above Newcastle.UnfortunatelySunderlandhave gained 5 points onNewcastlein the lasttwogames.

West Brom 1 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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Haidara, Perch And Gutierrez All Start

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The Newcastle team has just been announced, and it seems the reliable James Perch has been brought into defensive midfield, and Massadio Haidara starts at left-back. This is Massadio's very first Premier League start, but this lad has so far looked a good player for Newcastle, and Massadio is one of three changes made by [.

Ben Arfa’s Hamstring Still Not Right

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Alan Pardew has said that he cannot have Hatem Ben Arfa play too much before the end of the season, because if the Frenchman plays too much and is fatigued, he could tear the hamstring again for a third time which would not be good. Ben Arfa in action against Liverpool So [...]

Passion Can Cut Both Ways At Newcastle

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Passion cuts both ways, and the fans of Newcastle United. are some of the most passionate fans that exist anywhere in the world. Alan Pardew - chance to show what he can do today Newcastle are one of the best supported teams in the world too, and even in a season when we are really [...]

This Is Why Newcastle Need Andy Carroll Back

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It's a fairly well known fact that Newcastle United have scored only once from a corner all season, and that was when Demba Ba clearly handled the ball in the game at Reading on 29th September, and that goal got us a 2-2 draw. Demba Ba after Reading goal I handled it That's [...]

Injury Update – Three Players Could Return Against Liverpool

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We learned with some despair yesterday that both Cheick Tiote and Sylvain Marveaux will miss the game at West Brom today, after both seemed to pick up injuries this week in training. Coloccini and Pardew earlier this season This cannot all be bad luck as even now out players seems to be going down like [.

Pardew – My Team Is In Much Better Shape

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Alan Pardew and his players have taken enormous criticism after Alan Pardew became the first manager to lose against Sunderland at home since Bobby Robson did that in November 2000, when we lost 2-1 and Alan Shearer missed that late penalty when Thomas Soensen made that great save. Alan Pardew my team is now [.

West Brom vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Tomorrow's game at West Brom is a very important game for Newcastle and yes I say that for every game Newcastle play in the season because it's true. But tomorrow is a little more important than usual, after we were completely humiliated and humbled last Sunday by Sunderland at home beaten [...]

Pardew – We Need 40 Points As Quickly As Possible

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Alan Pardew talked to the press for the first time this week since the Sunderland debacle and he says the players have been different in training because they know they have a responsibility to Newcastle. Alan Pardew last Sunday not happy Alan started off by saying he though the reaction to the defeat was [.

Newcastle Pick Up Even More Injuries

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When this season is over one question that should be asked and answered, is how come Newcastle players have picked up so many injuries this season, and too many in training. Alan Pardew two more injuries And Alan Pardew has just said that French U21 International Marveaux is injured, and will miss the game [.

Club President Confirms Interest In Newcastle Striker Target

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News today that there is indeed interest in Portuguese Under-20 international striker Amido Balde, and Newcastle are one of the clubs said to be interested in the youngster. Amido Balde 21 year-old striker The 21 year-old 6'4″ striker who was born in Guinea-Bissauan, and he currently plays for Vitória Guimarães, was linked with Newcastle [.

Newcastle Owner Mike Ashley Now Worth £2.3B

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Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has added £550M to his wealth over the last year, and he is now worth £2.3B, according to the annual Sunday Times Rich List, which will be published this Sunday. Mike Ashley now worth £2.3B Mike continues to be the richest man in the North-East, and of course his [.

Newcastle Need Inspired Win At The Hawthorns Tomorrow

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We were wondering if Rob Elliot would be fit for the important game at West Brom tomorrow afternoon, after Rob injured his ankle on Sunday, but he is fit to play and will line up between the sticks for Newcastle at the Hawthorns tomorrow. Rob Elliot needs to be in top form tomorrow Only [...]

This Is An Intense Time For Newcastle

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has taken responsibility for the loss against Sunderland, and in his comments to the local press today, he's said it's the players fault for the humiliating 3-0 loss to Sunderland, and not the manager's fault. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa players responsible for terrible loss But the fans have laid the responsibility for the defeat [.

It’s My Worst Week Ever – Worse Than Relegation

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Jonas Gutierrez has been interviewed in the Daily Mirror and he says it's been his worst week ever, and the hammering by Sunderland last Sunday which shocked and angered Newcastle fans, was even worse than relegation four years ago. Jonas Gutierrez worst week ever at Newcastle The Argentine winger says he has stayed at [.

Perch – Ryan Taylor Has Never Moaned Once

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James Perch is close friends with Ryan Taylor who has been out since last August with an ACL knee injury, and we heard earlier in the week that Ryan has suffered another ACL injury, even before he returned from the last one. James Perch and Ryan Taylor shown in training recently So it's simply tragic [.

Yohan Cabaye Under Too Much Pressure?

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The Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has said today that the Newcastle squad are physically and mentally fit following the Sunderland debacle, although the manager seems a little worried about our current captain Yohan Cabaye. Yohan Cabaye under pressure Yohan played last summer in the Euros for France and was one of their best players, [.

Premier League Results Go Newcastle’s Way

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There were three Premier League matches last night, and the results went Newcastle's way, Andy Carroll played for West Ham last night Wigan, West Ham and Fulham played their games in hand, and Wigan lost 1-0 at Manchester City, whom they will meet in the final of the FA Cup in a few weeks, [...]

New Magpie – I Will Fight For Newcastle Until I Drop

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One of the things we liked about Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa before he arrived at Newcastle in January, is that he is a very good leader, both one and off the pitch, and Newcastle need leaders in the team. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has good leadership skills Mapou was the captain at Montpellier when they won the French [.

Newcastle 20th Most Valuable Football Club In The World

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Manchester United have been knocked off the top of Forbes' list of the most valuable football clubs in the world, for the first time ever, and Newcastle are in 20th place. Manchester United had been at the top every year since Forbes started compiling the list back in 2004, but they have been overtaken by [.

Sunderland Debacle To Be Used As Motivation

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We had wondered earlier in the week, what had happened to Cheick Tiote this season, since he doesn't seem to be half the player he was at Newcastle. Cheick Tiote in action on Sunday Tiote will get another chance to get back to his old form at West Brom on Saturday afternoon, and we [...]

Ryan Taylor Inundated With Messages Of Support

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The tragic news was announced this afternoon, that Ryan Taylor, has suffered another ACL knee injury after he hadn't even returned to the first team, after suffering the same injury last August. Ryan Taylor in happier times at Newcastle It was a severe blow to Ryan, who will now probably miss most if [.

Italians Interested In Newcastle’s Top Goalkeeper

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News in the Daily Mirror that AC Milan continue toi be interested in Newcastle's 25 year-old Dutch International goalkeeper Tim Krul. Tim Krul AC Milan interested Krul was injured in the second half of the Sunderland disaster on Sunday, when he dislocated his shoulder, and he is out for the rest of the season, [.

Distressing News On Ryan Taylor – Newcastle Statement

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There was a rumor of this yesterday when one of our readers sent me an email and sad that Ryan Taylor had suffered another ACL knee injury but usually the knee is stronger after the surgery but the news is true and some terrible news for Ryan he's suffered yet another cruciate [...]

Two New French Players Doing Good Work In The Community

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Newcastle players Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Massadio Haidara both participated in workshops for some local youngsters yesterday afternoon, that were aimed at wiping out racism in the community. Haidara and Yanga-Mbiwa in workshops yesterday Both players are new to the club, since joining in late January, and they participated with education workers and coaches from Show [.

Newcastle Fan Apologizes To Bud – The Horse He Punched

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Newcastle United were furious with the fans who started a fracas on Sunday, after the loss to Sunderland, to made a very bad day even worse. Bud the horse who was punched but he's doing OK And we had scenes of a Newcastle fan punching a horse well would you believe [...]

Young Newcastle Defender Likely To Start At West Brom

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One of the surprises Alan Pardew made with his team selection against Sunderland was to play Argentine Jonas Gutierrez at left back and we thought at the time he was going for experience. Massadio in pain after that terrible tackle And since then the Newcastle manager, who has come in for some heavy criticism [.

Fans Expect Positive Reaction At West Brom

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As might have been expected, there has been a lot of criticism of Alan Pardew, the coaches and the players, since the 3-0 loss against Sunderland on Sunday, something that we just didn't see coming. A depressed looking Alan Pardew on Sunday And when you consider that in Sunderland's last nine games, they had only [.

It Was So Difficult Watching Newcastle Lose – Ryan Taylor

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Ryan Taylor has given an interview in the Newcastle journal today, and of course the Liverpudlian became a cult hero to Newcastle fans, when he scored that winning goal direct from a free-kick at Sunderland, back in August of 2011. Certainly those are happier memories than the complete disaster that happened on Sunday.

Newcastle To Try To Sign Carroll For £7M – 20% Of £35M

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There is news in the Telegraph today, that Newcastle will attempt to sign Geordie striker Andy Carroll for just £7M this summer, which is £10M less than what Liverpool are asking, and only 20% (1/5) of what Newcastle got for Andy, when they sold him to Liverpool for £35M just over two years ago.

PSG’s Leonardo Fancies Yohan Cabaye This Summer

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The Paris Saint-Germain Sporting Director Leonardo Araujo, the former Milan and Inter-Milan manager, says he is interested in signing Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye this summer. Yohan Cabaye some top clubs in for him this summer PSG is now a very wealthy club, and Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) became the majority shareholder of PSG in May [.

Steve Harper Could Reach 200 Appearances For Newcastle

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With Tim Krul out for the rest of the season, and Rob Elliot now nursing an ankle injury, Steve Harper could still have some first team appearances remaining in his Newcastle United career, which at the most has five games to go, since Steve will leave the club in the summer, when his contract runs [.

Pardew Under Pressure – Must Repair The Damage

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew will find out this week that he has a lot of work to do in the next five games, if he is to repair the damage done to his reputation at Newcastle, after his team lost to Sunderland at home for the first time in 13 years, and by the biggest [...]

Newcastle Captain Could Return At West Brom

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Fabricio Coloccini has been out with a back injury since the home win against Southampton in late February, and that's now over seven weeks and 10 matches. Fab Coloccini back in training at Newcastle And Newcastle have hardly looked good in defense over the last few weeks, conceding seven goals to Manchester City and [.

Fan Support Still The Best – If Not The Team

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It's not something we particularly wanted to hear yesterday, with other things on our minds, but the total attendance at St. Jame's Park has gone over the million mark with tow more sold out crowds still remaining against Liverpool and Arsenal. Fans make Newcastle one of the best supported clubs anywhere And we'll need to [.

Whatever Happened To Cheick Tiote?

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When Cheick Tiote first signed for Newcastle back in the summer of 2010, after being scouted by Graham Carr for a number of years, he was an instant success, and in the following two January transfer windows, Chelsea made big bids to take the Ivorian to the top London club. Cheick Tiote what happened?

Restoring Geordie Pride – Easier Said Than Done

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After the disaster on Sunday we could have guessed that when the players returned to training today we would hear talk that it's time to restore the Geordie pride, after it was harpooned and almost killed on Sunday. Alan Pardew will now be under considerable pressure That must be the mission of Alan Pardew and [.

Newcastle Player – We’ll Fight To The End – Please Stay With Us

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Mathieu Debuchy, Newcastle's French International right back, who returned to the side on Sunday, after recovering from a hamstring injury, has come out and said the Newcastle players are hurting as much as the fans, after Sunday's disastrous result. Mathieu Debuchy we'll fight to the end Debuchy has said the Newcastle players were devastated [.

Football Officials Keep Getting It All Wrong

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The derby game on Sunday between Newcastle and Sunderland was shockingly refereed by none other than Howard Web, England's World Cup referee in 2010. Howard Webb drops down two leagues Howard had a stinker in the game, and disallowed what could have been a vital equalizing Newcastle goal by Papiss Cisse for offside, when [.

Newcastle United Statement Issued

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As expected, Newcastlehave issued a statement on the behavior of some of their fans in the Newcastle City Center and at the Newcastle Central Station, after yesterday's 3-0 defeat by localrivals Sunderland. Derek LLambias has issued a Newcastle statement on fan behavior Here is Newcastle's statementissuedthis afternoon: We were embarrassed and appalled by the [.

Lack Of Desire By Newcastle Players Is Worrying

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We had said after the game that Sunderland won the game yesterday because they wanted it more than Newcastle, and we never accepted Pardew's excuse that our players were tired. that's nonsense especially in a game against Sunderland. Alan Shearer Sunderland wanted it more Last weekend we had almost the same team [.

Newcastle Fans Disgrace Newcastle United And The City

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One thing that we just cannot tolerate is Newcastle fans wrecking the good name of Newcastle United a club we all cherish deeply and support through thick and thin, and yesterday was thin very thin in fact very very thin. Northumbria Police try to control fans But to read that Newcastle [...]

Pardew And Players Will Take Some Heat For Disaster

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We're sure there's going to be some soul-searching going on at Newcastle this week, following our horrendous 3-0 defeat at home by Sunderland which came completely out of the blue, and for the third time this year we were beaten by a team below us in the league table.. Alan Pardew - will take [...]

Andy Carroll Uncertain About His Future

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West Ham got a good 1-1 draw at Southampton over the weekend, and their goal was scored by Andy Carroll, who fired one in with that left foot of his from a free kick just outside the penalty box, and he's now scored 6 goals in 18 appearances for the Hammers, and he's level on [...]

Harper Could See Some Action – Elliot Also Injured

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It could be that Newcastle have a goalkeeping problem through the end of the season, with Tim Krul definitely out with a dislocated shoulder, and Rob Elliot picked up an ankle injury and was seen to be limping in yesterday's disastrous 3-0 defeat against Sunderland. Tim Krul dislocated shoulder We suppose Rob's ankle injury [.

Haidara Likely To Return At West Brom

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As we had though when the team was announced Alan Pardew preferred Jonas Gutierrez at left back in place of young Massadio Haidara, who had returned against Benifca, and we thought he had a solid game, before being replaced in the second half. Massadio Haidara should return at West Brom It's time for Alan [.

Newcastle Players Must Redeem Themselves

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I suppose if you are trying to look for some positives coming out of the unbelievable loss to Sunderland today it's that the Newcastle players will be motivated in the final five games of the season to redeem themselves in the eyes of Newcastle fans. Mike Ashley will not be pleased with this [...]

Alan Pardew Feeling Sorry For Himself

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Alan Pardew said it was an ugly day for Newcastle today in our defeat to Sunderland -and that's putting it mildly it was simply a devastating day for Newcastle fans around the world. Paolo Di Canio low key celebration at St. James' Park This is what Alan said after the game today: "It's [...]

Newcastle In Relegation Dogfight

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One thing the shocking 3-0 defeat against Sunderland does for Newcastle, is to put us right back in the relegation dogfight. Alan Pardew on the sidelines today players were not ready And it's not going to help that we have three games on the road in the last five games of the season [...]

Violence In Newcastle City Center – 27 Arrests Made

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After Newcastle's worst defeat in the Tyne Wear derby since 1979, Northumbria Police had to make 27 arrests, mainly for public order offences, and there are reports that three police officers were injured, with one being taken to hospital. Sunderland fans set off flares in St. James' Park The game as usual was a sellout, [.

Pardew – We Were Tired – I Aplogize To Our Fans

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Alan Pardew said after the game that Newcastle's players were tired but that's simply an excuse and we had five new players start this afternoon, who didn't play against Benfica on Thursday night. It was all smiles between the two managers before the kickoff Nobody expected Sunderland to win except maybe [.

Tim Krul Dislocates Shoulder – Out For The Season

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On the back of a stunning 3-0 loss to local rivals Sunderland the news gets even worse for Newcastle, as Tim Krul is out for the season. Tim Krul in pain this afternoon out for the season The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has told the press that Tim Krul has dislocated his [...]

Newcastle 0 Sunderland 3 – Video Highlights

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Newcastle’s Shocking And Embarrassing 3-0 Loss To Sunderland

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This was the worst possible result for Newcastle and the the 3-0 loss to Sunderland this afternoon does nothing for our relegation safety at all, and makes our goal difference a terrible -17. Papiss Cisse in action this afternoon This was the first Sunderland win against Newcastle since October 25th of 2008 our relegation [.

Who Was The Man Of The Match Against Sunderland?

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Let us know who you think was the Man of the Match against Sunderland today in what was a complete and utter shocking defeat for Newcastle. Sunderland won the game 3-0 that's our worst home defeat of the season, and it puts Newcastle right back into the relegation dogfight this is the worst [...]

Pardew – This Lad Is A Special Player For Newcastle

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Ben Arfa had has an injury ruined season this season and has only played 16 times for the Magpies with 3 goals and 3 assists, but that appearance record will increase by one today, as he's expected to play a part in the Newcastle Sunderland derby later today. Ben Arfa a special player Ben [...]

Alan Pardew Full Of Praise For Di Canio

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We're a little surprised that Alan Pardew is praising Paolo Di Canio so much before the Sunderland game today but maybe it's part of the match plan. Alan Pardew at the end of last week's game against Fulham This is what Alan had to say in the local press this morning: "If you [...]

This Is How Newcastle Can Win Something Next Season

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Since the five Frenchmen arrived in January, Newcastle will have had five home league games, including the one this afternoon, and we have won all the games against Chelsea, Southampton, Stoke and Fulham, and hopefully we can make that five wins in a row this afternoon against Sunderland. Moussa Sissoko - one of the five [.

Debuchy, Steven Taylor And Tiote All Start Against Sunderland

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As expected Mathieu Debuchy, Steven Taylor and Cheick Tiote return to the starting line-up this afternoon, but 20 year-old Massadio Haidara is on the bench and Jonas Gutierrez starts at left back, as Alan Pardew goes for experience. So six of the starting eleven Krul, Yanga-Mbiwa, Gutierrez, Cabaye, Sissoko and Cisse also started [.

Newcastle Warn Liverpool – Ben Arfa Not For Sale

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It's Sunday, so there are a number of stories in the Sunday papers that are about some of Newcastle's top players wanted by other clubs. Ben Arfa in action on Thursday against Benfica The story in the Sunday People today and yes it's getting just a bit stale these days is that [...]

Red Devils To Bid For Newcastle’s Yohan Cabaye

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We'll have to get used to this as the summer transfer window rolls around, and the Sunday Mirror is reporting that Manchester United want Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye in the summer. Yohan Cabaye in action against Benfica And apparently Alex Ferguson sent his brother Martin to watch Yohan in the game on Thursday night in [.

An Opportunity For Newcastle Tomorrow

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Of the bottom ten sides in the Premier League who played on Saturday, not one of them won a game, and all the results seemed to go Newcastle's way. Alan Pardew big opportunity to build momentum Of the four teams below Newcastle who played today, QPR and Norwich lost to Everton and Arsenal respectively [.

Newcastle vs Sunderland – Match Preview

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Newcastle United can basically ensure the safety of the club with a win tomorrow afternoon in the local derby against Sunderland. Newcastle are currently 5 points above the drop zone and Wigan Athletic , who are 3rd bottom on just 31 points and they are in their annual struggle to escape the drop. And with [.

Papiss Cisse – I’ll Do Better Against Sunderland Tomorrow

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In the last seven games in all competitions Newcastle have scored 7 goals, and Papiss Cisse, Newcastle's number 9, has scored five of them and three of them have been scored in stoppage time that won the game for Newcastle. Papiss Cisse sweeping the ball home in added time last Sunday against Fulham [.

Mathieu Debuchy – Things Are Fantastic At Newcastle

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Mathieu Debuchy has said hehassettled ay Newcastle very quickly, since joining Newcastle from Lille for around £5.5M in early January, and he has already shown he is a goodacquisitionfor the club. Mathieu Debuchy in action at Aston Villa It's well known that Mathieu is the best of friends with Yohan Cabaye, and their wives [.

For Newcastle A Draw Is No Good – We Want To Win

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Shola Ameobi has been interviewed in the local press this morning, and the Nigerian born striker, who always does well against Sunderland, has said he is looking forward to the game tomorrow, and that Newcastle must get the win. Shola Ameobi juices are flowing Shola has scored seven goals in total against Sunderland, and [.

Why The Sunderland Owner Doesn’t Like Alan Pardew

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There's an interesting piece in the Daily Express today, describing a confrontation between Sunderland's 52 year-old American owner Ellis Short, and Newcastle manager Alan Pardew, that took place before the derby game at the Stadium of Light last October. Ellis Short Sunderland's American owner Ellis Short was born in 1960, in Independence, Missouri (Harry [.

Alan Pardew Expects Di Canio To Be A Success

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But Pardew held his news conference on Friday for the derby game against Sunderland on Sunday. Alan Pardew expects Di Canio to be successful And Alan was very magnanimous in his press conference about Sunderland's new manager Paolo Di Canio, and expects the Italian to be a success on Wearside, and he is also hoping [.

Di Canio – We Can Overtake Newcastle

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The Newcastle and Sunderland derby has always reminded us a little of the Rangers-Celtic derby games two massive clubs with some of the most passionate supporters in England, and the two sides will meet tomorrow afternoon at St. James' Park. Paolo Di Canio we can catch Newcastle It was building up to be [.

Toulouse Defender A Replacement For Davide Santon?

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The Daily Mail is reporting that Newcastle may try to bring in Toulouse left-sided defender Toulouse left back Cheikh M'Bengue in the summer. Cheikh M'Bengue - Newcastle target in the summer Newcastle were first linked with Cheikh in March two years ago, and Chief Scout has watched him since that time.

Ben Arfa – I Want To Stay At Newcastle – It’s A Great Club

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Ben Arfa returned to the Newcastle first team on Thursday night, when he came on to a tremendous ovation from the St. James' Park crowd. Hatem Ben Arfa in action on Thursday night Ben Arfa has been struggling with a hamstring problem since last November, but it seems like his hamstring is now fixed [.

Ben Arfa – No Ill Effects After Benfica – He’s An X-Factor Player

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Some really good news today from Alan Pardew, that Ben Arfa has had no ill effects from his hamstring after making a substitute appearance last night, and setting up Newcastle's goal when he dispossessed a Benfica player in the penalty box. Ben Arfa in action last night he will not start tomorrow Ben Arfa [.

Pardew – I’m Proud To Be Manager Of This Football Club

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Alan Pardew came up with the perfect match plan lat night to try to get a 2-0 win against Benfica, and progress to the semi-finals of the Europa League and his Newcastle side almost executed the plan perfectly almost. Alan Pardew on the sidelines last night But we couldn't get that second [...]

Cabaye – We Gave Everything On The Pitch

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Newcastle didn't manage to win 2-0 against Benfica last night, and go through to the semi-finals of the Europa League, but the team did everything but get that second goal in those final 20 minutes of the game. Yohan Cabaye tries to score with free kick after 90 minutes last night Apparently the lads were [.

Bottom Line – So Close But It Wasn’t Meant To Be

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Alan Pardew had Newcastle in the position he had talked about before the game 20 minutes to go and it was 0-0 and then Papiss Cisse scored in the 71st minute and it looked like Newcastle could do it for the fourth successive game at St. James' Park by getting a stoppage [...]

Good News – Steven Taylor To Make Sunderland Game

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Some good news this morning that Geordie Steven Taylor's knee injury is only minor, and he should be able to start the game against Sunderland on Sunday afternoon. Steven Taylor and Mathieu Debuchy both could make Sunderland game The game has a very early kick-off time of 12 noon on Sunday, and the medics [.

West Ham To Offer £10M For Carroll – Newcastle Interested?

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News in the Daily Mail today that West Ham will offer only £10M for Andy Carroll, and that's £7M below Liverpool's evaluation of the former Newcastle striker. Andy Carroll will he return to Newcastle in the summer? Andy is on loan at West Ham for the season, and West Ham have first choice to [...]

A Belated But Heart Warming Story On Eve

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We did an emotional piece on Eve a good few weeks ago, and her father Ian Anderson took her to meet the Newcastle team for the game against Fulham last Sunday, where Eve was the Newcastle mascot. Eve shown with the Newcastle players and father Ian (in blue) before the Fulham game Eve collapsed [...

Kevin Keegan – Newcastle Are Still A Selling Club

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We have a feeling that Kevin Keegan still harbors some bad feeling towards Mike Ashley and Derek LLambias and that stems from September of 2008, when players were brought into the club without Kevin's knowledge, and that led to Kevin leaving the club a week or so later. Kevin Keegan when the Newcastle [.

Pardew – We Had Two Or Three Big Chances At 1-0 – I’m So Proud

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The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was very rightly proud of his players after the game tonight after his Newcastle United side put in a courageous and gutsy performance and we almost won it 2-0. Newcastle were 1-0 ahead after 71 minutes and we had the chances to go 2-0 up but we just [...]

Newcastle 1 Benfica 1 – (Aggregate 2-4) – Full Match Report

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1-1 in this game does not tell the real story of this game, as Newcastle went ahead with another headed goal from Papiss Cisseafter71 minutes, and almost had Benfica on the ropes, as the lads went for the all important second goal, and then a couple of minutes into stoppage time as Newcastle pressed forward, [.

Who Was Your Man Of The Match In 1-1 Draw With Benfica?

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Make no mistake Newcastle put in a courageous effort at trying to get through to the simi-finals of the Europa League tonight and went ahead after 71 minutes through Papiss Cisse, after he had scored twice but both were flagged for offide. And Newcastle had Benfica completely rattled as they pressed and pressed for [.

Newcastle 1 Benfica 1 – Goal Video Highlights

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Newcastle 1 Benfica 1 Video Highlights

Newcastle Just Fail To Pull Of A Sensational Result

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Newcastle almost pulled off the impossible tonight as they came on strongly in the second half and a good goal from Papiss Cisse after 671 minutes et it up for a grandstand finish with Newcastle needing one more goal to get through to them last four of the competition. Papiss Cisse in action tonight [.

Williamson, Bigirimana And Haidara Start Against Benfica

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We are just learning the starting eleven for Newcastle and it looks like Mike Williamson will indeed start alongside Yanga-Mbiwa at the back to give the Newcastle defense some height to combat the threat of Oscar Cordozo. We had thought Mike Williamson may be brought in from the cold and this is a great chance [.

Young Newcastle Midfield Target Looking To The Future

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Newcastle have been heavily linked with 20 year-old Le Havre defensive midfielder El-Hadji Ba in recent months, and today his club has said he has not turned down the offer of a news contract. El-Hadji Ba yet to sign new contract at Le Havre Other Premier League clubs like Sunderland, Wigan, Tottenham and Borussia [.

Potential Good News On Newcastle Striker Target

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang remains Newcastle's number one striker target in the summer, although Arsenal, PSG and Inter-Milan are also said to be interested in the Gabon striker, and according to reports earlier this week, the Italian club just had a £8.5M bid for the St. Etienne striker turned down.

Pardew Banking On Geordie Crowd – They’ve Been Brilliant

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has talked about the passion that is St. James' Park, and he is hoping that the crowd will be a big factor in allowing Newcastle to somehow get through this quarter final against Benfica, after being 3-1 down from the first game in Lisbon last Thursday. Cisse and Pardew after sensational [.

Pardew Starts The Mind Games With Sunderland – They’re Favorites

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It's kind of hard to think too much about the game after next even through it is against local rivals Sunderland because first things first, and Newcastle have a vital home match tonight against Benfica, that we have to somehow navigate through first. Alan Pardew Sunderland are slight favorites Alan was asked [.

Newcastle vs Benfica – Match Preview

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It's all or nothing tonight at St. James' Park, when Newcastle will try to overcome a two goal deficit (1-3) in the second leg of the quarter final against top Portuguese side Benfica. And since Papiss Cisse scored in Lisbon last Thursday night, the easiest way we can get through this tie is to win [.

Pardew – I Could Be In Tears If We Make It Through

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Alan Pardew is hoping his Newcastle side and the Newcastle crowd take hope from what happened in Dortmund last night, when Borussia Dortmund were going out of the Champions League, 2-1 down to Malaga, but amazingly they scored two goals in a minute in stoppage time to pull off the impossible even though their [.

We Have Great Belief – We Can Beat Anybody At Home

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Even though we play Sunderland in an early kick-off game on Sunday, Alan Pardew will play his strongest side tonight against Benfica, in a valiant attempt to get through to the final four of the Europa League. Ben Arfa - will play some part tonight And as it so happens we could have Cheick Tiote [...

Full Injury Update – Tiote, Debuchy Back For Sunderland Game

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There was some bad news this afternoon from manager Alan Pardew, when he told the Newcastle press that Steven Taylor had injured a knee in training this morning, and was very unlikely to play tomorrow night against Benfica. Mathieu Debuchy fit for Sunderland game But James Perch seems to be fit again.

Newcastle After 21 Year-Old Danish International Playmaker

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Newcastle have today been linked with 21 year-old attacking Ajax midfielder Christian Eriksen, according to Algemeen Dagblad. Christian Eriksen - Newcastle interested in 21 year-old And it seems that when Christian was just 16 years old, Newcastle were interested in the player, but he elected to join the famous Ajax Academy in 2008, and he [.

Inter-Milan Make £8.5M Bid For Newcastle Striker Target

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There were rumors last week that Inter-Milan were interested in Newcastle's striker target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, of St. Etienne and there is new news in the Italian press that indeed the Milan club have put in a bid for the 23 year-old striker. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Inter-Milan have bid for this striker Newcastle were reported to [.

Steven Taylor Injured In Training – Doubtful For Benfica Game

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Some really bad news today that Steven Taylor has suffered a knee injury in training this morning, and is now doubtful for the massive game with Benfica tomorrow night. Steven Taylor injured this morning in training This is not good news and we suppose that if Steven cannot play it will be a chance [.

Ben Arfa Fit For Benfica Game – Colo Back For West Brom

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After the disappointing news today that Steven Taylor is likely to miss the game tomorrow night against Benfica, after picking up another injury in training, Alan Pardew had some good news, that FrenchInternationalHatem Ben Arfa is available for the game. Ben Arfa last time he played in Moscow against Anzhi The Frenchman had returned [.

Benfica’s Long Unbeaten Run Can Come To An End

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Benfica arrived at Newcastle airport today, having won their last 12 games in a row, and they are unbeaten in their last 31 games, so what does that tell you it says Newcastle can win the game tomorrow night at St. James' Park. Papiss Cisse scoring on Sunday in stoppage time A 2-0 win [...]

Keeping A Clean Sheet Will Be Massive

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Tomorrow night will be the biggest European night for Newcastle since we were last in the quarter finals of the Europa League, back on April 7th, 2005 when Graeme Souness was manager and we beat Sporting Lisbon 1-0 at home, with a goal from who else Alan Shearer but we lost the [...]

Newcastle Fans Divided On Signing Loic Remy

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There was a report out yesterday that Newcastle would be interested in signing Loic Remy this summer, if QPR ar relegated, which now looks likely. Loic Remy with Harry Redknapp in January And we put a poll out yesterday asking readers whether we should sign Remy in the summer, after he had rejected Newcastle to [.

60% Of Fans Think Newcastle Will Progress Against Benfica

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Newcastle fans can be a positive lot when the team is involved in a tough game, and so it has proved in our latest poll. Newcastle fans confident? We've put up a poll asking whether readers think we will progress tomorrow night and a full 60% of readers think that will happen. So it's [...]

Alan Pardew – We Can Do It Thursday Night

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Newcastle will go into Thursday's Europa League quarter-final second leg, after lost the first leg 3-1 in Lisbon, when we gifted the Portuguese side two goal in the second half. Alan Pardew And we don;t expect Newcastle to go gung-ho on Thursday night as it will be very important for our defense to [.

Reports Newcastle Want To Sign Remy In The Summer

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Metro is reporting that Newcastle will go after Loic Remy in the summer if QPR are relegated, and of course Loic Remy will leave the London club, via a release clause he has in his contract. Loic Remy - Newcastle still interested We'd be very surprised if this was true, after Loic rejected Newcastle for [.

Can Newcastle Reach The Europa League Semi-Finals?

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We're running a poll to see how Newcastle fans thinks we'll far on Thursday night in the second leg against Benfica. Newcastle can go through if we win 2-0 or 4-1, and a 3-1 final result after 90 minutes will take us to extra time on Thursday although that will be difficult for our [...]

Fraser Forster’s Strange Interview With The BBC

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Fraser Forster signed on for Celtic last summer for £2.5M, after it was clear that Dutch International Tim Krul was going to be the number one goalkeeper at Newcastle, and Fraser was not prepared to sit on the bench at his home town club. Fraser Forster has done well in Scotland Fraser has always [.

Newcastle Suffer New Injury To Defender

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Newcastle have yet another injury to a defender, with 20 year-old Australian Curtis Good being injured yesterday afternoon in Newcastle's U21 game against Norwich City. Curtis Good after signing last summer from Melbourne Heart Curtis was signed from the Melbourne Heart last summer, and he's just returned from a successful loan spell at Bradford [.

Papiss Cisse – The Gaffer Likes Last Minute Goals

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That was some emotional celebration that Papiss Cisse had with the fans after his late goal on Sunday against Fulham, and Moussa Sissoko joined him in the stands. Papiss Cisse running into the stand on Sunday Photo taken by Newcastle fan Cisse had his name taken for celebrating too much but Moussa didn't [.

Pardew – We Must Be Patient – It Could Be A Marvelous Week

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History is against Newcastle United when we take on Benfica on Thursday night at St. James' Park, and not many sides can come back from a two goal deficit from the first leg of a Europa League tie, and get through to the next round. Great shot of Newcastle manager Alan Pardew And the Newcastle [.

Sissoko – We Have Great Team Spirit At This Club

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Moussa Sissoko seems to have been born to play for Newcastle, and the 23 year-old French International is already a good player, but he will get a lot better in the next couple of seasons under the excellent coaching of Alan Pardew and his team. Moussa Sissoko in action on Sunday That's what's happened [.

Arsenal And Inter-Milan After Newcastle Target

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It seems that both Arsenal and inter-Milan are interested in signing what appears to be Newcastle's number one striker target St. Etienne's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang according to reports in talkSPORT. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - Newcastle striker target Newcastle are said to have bid around £8M in January for the 23 year-old striker, but his club [.

Newcastle Will Mount Top Six Challenge Next Season

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We aren't the only ones who are thinking if only we can stay in the Premier League this season, then next season looks like we could back in the top six, and we could have one of the strongest squads we;ve had for many a season. Mamadou Sakho would be great signing for Magpies [...]

Newcastle Not Safe Yet – But Glory Still Possible

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Sylvain Marveaux has had a very good second season at Newcastle, after getting over a number of injuries which lasted on and off from October of 2010 through last summer. Sylvain Marveaux in action on Sunday And Sylvain had another excellent game on Sunday, and was our Man of the Match for yesterday's vital [.

Pardew Dressed Down Cisse At Half Time Yesterday – Video

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Well, would you believe it the Daily Express is reporting that Alan Pardew dressed down Newcastle hero Papiss Cisse at half time yesterday because he was less then pleased with the striker's performance in the first half, especially with one chance that was not taken. Fantastic shot of Papiss Cisse after scoring sensational [.

French Surgeon – Ben Arfa Is Now 100% – Back For Sunderland?

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We had said before that it wasn't clear to us that Newcastle knew exactly what was wrong with Ben Arfa's hamstring, but it seems that specialists have now determined the prognosis and they say he's 100% fit. Ben Arfa French surgeon says he's 100% It seems that the French International has some scar [.

Pardew – It Was Almost Like Winning The Cup Final.

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Newcastle played the first half with nor real flowing play and at the half we thought it may be difficult for us to get the win we desperately needed, especially against a good Fulham side who were on a decent run of form. Papiss Cisse after scoring sensational late winner But whatever Alan said at [.

More Good News – Haidara Back For Benfica Game

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We got a great win yesterday that left Newcastle to 13th place in the table the highest we've been for several months, and now we hear that Ben Arfa is fit again and could even make the Sunderland game next Sunday and now more good news that Massadio Haidara is fit again and [...]

Alan Pardew Loses His Keys In Fan Celebration – Video

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It turns out that actions have consequences, and during the wild celebrations of Alan Pardew and some Newcastle fans close by after Papiss Cisse had scored the sensational winner yesterday he managed to lose his keys he's now keyless. After the game this is what Alan confessed to "I think one of [...

Fulham Manager Martin Jol – All Credit To Newcastle

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Newcastle got the job done in the second half with a dominant display and the only question was if Newcastle could get the winner, and Papiss Cisse did after three minutes of stoppage time afer Newcastle had hit the cross-bar once and the post twice. Papiss Cisse confronts a frenzied Alan Pardew after the [.

This Frenchman Has Become Some Player At Newcastle

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It was a great win yesterday afternoon against Fulham, as Newcastle got all three points with a wonderful individual goal from Senegal striker Papiss Cisse in stoppage time, but it was another player who is leading in our Man of the Match poll. Sylvain Marveaux in action yesterday Sylvain Marveaux has made a great [.

Pardew – The Win Was Very Very Important For This Football Club

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It was a great result this afternoon when Newcastle beat Fulham with a stoppage tome goal from who else Papiss Cisse, but Newcastle are still down to the bare bones and this time it was Davide Santon, who damaged a hamstring and from the look of it he will be out [...]

Pardew – I’m Overjoyed For The Players But We’re Not Safe Yet

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew showered his players with praise after they had a nervous first half against Fulham today, and when they should have been tiring in the second half because of their game on Thursday night our lads went after Fulham in the second half and were rewarded with another dramatic Papiss Cisse [.

Here’s Pardew’s Understated Celebration After Cisse Winner – Video

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Alan Pardew in more somber times not today Pardew's celebration after fantastic Papiss Cisse winner

Newcastle 1 Fulham 0 – Video Highlights

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Papiss Cisse scores dramatic late winner Newcastle 1 Fulham 0 Video Highlights

Newcastle 1 Fulham 0 – Hero Cisse Wins It – Full Match Report

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It was just a terrific result this afternoon for a Newcastle team who piled on the pressure against Fulham in the second half looking for the winner, and when the TV commentators said it was now do or die for the Magpies, with almost three minutes of added time already played, it was that man [...]

Newcastle 1 Fulham 0 – Papiss Cisse Winner – Video

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Papiss Cisse being mobbed by Newcastle fans all 3 points!! You'll need to wait through the advert but it's worth it! Newcastle 1 Fulham 0 Papiss Cisse Winner

Newcastle Hero Cisse Does It Again – Late Late Goal Wins It

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In two minutes and 37 seconds of stoppage time this afternoon (check it out), after Newcastle were pummeling Fulham with all they had to try to get the winner but the Cottagers were defending stubbornly it was the great Papiss Cisse who scored a fantastic individual winner for the Magpies with the [.

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In Dramatic 1-0 Win Over Fulham?

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Let us know who you think the best player was against Fulham this afternoon, when in another amazing finish Papiss Cisse got us all three points with a goal three minutes into stoppage time a massive 3 points for Newcastle United. YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Perch Out – Yoan Gouffran In For Fulham

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James Perch cannot make the game today and Yoan Gouffran will start up front with Papiss Cisse in a 4-4-2 attacking formation. Apart from that change it's the same team that played in Lisbon on Thursday evening and Adam Campbell is again on the bench with Shola Ameobi, in case more firepower is needed [.

Good News On Hatem Ben Arfa

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Ben Arfa could play again before the end of the season, and if that turns out to be the case, it could be a huge boost for Newcastle in our fight to stay in the Premier League this season. Ben Arfa last in action against Anzhi in Moscow The French International has returned from [...]

Pardew – Newcastle Must Win Today If We Are To Go For It Thursday

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has been interviewed in the local papers today, and of course he has said we must win the game against Fulham today, in what we hope will be a sell-out crowd at St. James' Park. Alan Pardew - we must win today Since we have one of the worst away records [...]

Newcastle Crowd Will Be So Important Today

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We are hoping it will be a complete sell-out today against Fulham, but we think there will be 50,000 at least in attendance for the home game today at St. James' Park. Newcastle crowd really important today And the fans at the game today will be so important for Newcastle to create that [...]

Newcastle vs Fulham – Match Preview

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The game this afternoon is the most important game since we played Reading at home earlier this year, and we have to hope the result is better than what happened against Reading back on January 18th. With Southampton winning at Reading yesterday, they are now on 37 points and in 11th place, two points behind [.

Alan Pardew Defends Courageous Davide Santon

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We thought young Davide Santon showed a lot of maturity, courage and class this week, in the way he came our after the Benfica game and said it was his fault that we lost after he had gifted Benfica a goal after 66 minutes with a wayward back pass. Davide Santon a mature [...]

This Player Key For Newcastle Through The End Of The Season

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Papiss Cisse had a chance after a couple of minutes on Thursday night in Lisbon, and then he scored a great team goal when he smashed in Sissoko's cross after just 12 minutes, and then he hit the upright with the score still at 1-0, and in the first minute of the second half he [...]

Alan Pardew Delivers Some Bad News On The Injury Front

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Alan Pardew gave his press conference this afternoon for the vital Fulham game at home tomorrow, and as expected he gave an injury update but it was hardly good news the Newcastle manager delivered. Alan Pardew at the news conference No players will be back for the Premier League game tomorrow afternoon so [.

Newcastle Continue To Be Linked With Brazilian Defender

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Newcastle United have already been linked with about four players in the last few days, and we are being linked again with Brazilian Marcos Rocha today. Marcos Rocha Newcastle still linked with th Brazilian The 24 year-old right back whostands6′ tall, currently plays in the black and white stripes of Atlético-MG in Brazil [.

Pardew – Newcastle Must Win Against Fulham

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Newcastle will play a crucial league game tomorrow against Fulham at St. James' Park, and most Newcastle fans will be expecting a win in the game. Alan Pardew at Estádio da Luz on Wednesday Newcastle have lost three games in a row, and two of them have been in the Premier League, so the last [...]

Gouffran – Pardew Gives Us Excellent Tuition And Motivation

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Yoan Gouffran has given an interview in the Evening Chronicle today, and he is full of praise for Newcastle manager Alan Pardew, and Yoan says things are a lot different at Newcastle than they are in France. Yoan Gouffran after scoring against Tottenham Newcastle have three important games to play in the next eight days [.

Injuries And Tired Legs Could Cost Newcastle Tomorrow

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There are soe reports out there from some bookies, who are saying that Fulham can beat Newcastle tomorrow, mainly because we have so many injuries (again), and the lads will suffer from tired legs in the second half after our exploits in Lisbon on Thursday night. Mathieu Debuchy not available tomorrow And it's [.

Carroll Will Not Leave On The Cheap – Staying At Liverpool?

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Brendan Rodgers has started to tell clubs they will not get Andy Carroll this summer on the cheap but we'd be very surprised if any club comes in for Andy at Liverpool's asking price of £17M. Andy Carroll after scoring against West Brom last weekend Well that's unless QPR avoid the drop, because [..

Pardew – One Of The Biggest Weeks Of My Newcastle Career

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Newcastle have lost four of their last seven games in all competitions, and three of the last four in the Premier League so we must start putting some wins together if we are to survive in the Premier League. Alan Pardew in Lisbon on Thursday There are only seven games to go and [...]

Davide Santon Angry With Himself – Back Pass Was A Disaster

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Davide Santon hasapologizedfor his critical mistake in Lisbon on Thursday night, after Newcastle had held the strong Benfica side well for the first 65 minutes of the game and then a lackadaisical back pass from the Italian gifted Benfica a vital goal. A despondent Davide Santon at the final whistle on Thursday And just [.

Plea To Fans – Next Few Games Vital For This Football Club

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Steven Taylor has come out today and urged Newcastle fans to cheer them on at SAt. James' Park on Sunday in what is turning out to be a vital game for Newcastle, and we have to start picking up some wins, if we are to maintain our Premier League status. Steven Taylor plea [...]

Fan Allegedly Hit By Portuguese Police – Newcastle Statement

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Newcastle has issued a statement following last night's game in Portugal, when it was reported that a young Newcastle fan leaving the Stadium in Lisbon was hit by a police baton. Estádio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal The Newcastle United club have issued this statement: The club were made aware last night Thursday [.

Have Newcastle Bid For Congolese Striker?

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There is news in the Daily Express today that an English club has bid for 27 year-old Anderlecht striker Dieumerci Mbokani, and while we'd be surprised if it was Newcastle you just never know. Dieumerci Mbokani Anderlecht's 27 year-old striker Newcastle are linked because we need at least one new striker in the [.

Newcastle In Negotiations For Top Portuguese Striker

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There is news in Spain this morning that Newcastle are in negotiations with Vitoria Giumares to sign their 6'4″ 21 year old striker Amido Balde. 21 year old striker Amido Balde Newcastle have been watching the 21 year-old closely in the Portuguese Premier League, and the news is that Newcastle want to go ahead and [.

Promising News On Newcastle’s Injury Front

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After Newcastle gifted Benfica two goals in the second half last night, the score-line of 3-1 was not consistent with how competitive the game was, but it also shows that at this level you cannot give silly goals away to the opposition, and we paid heavily for those mistakes. James Perch injured last night [.

Reports Ben Arfa To Leave Newcastle This Summer

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This is not the first time we've heard the news that Liverpool and Newcastle may do a swap deal for Andy Carroll, and let Hatem Ben Arfa go in the opposite direction, but we'd be very surprised if Newcastle will agree to the deal. Hatem Ben Arfa moving to Liverpool? It's the Daily Mirror [...]

After Three Successive Defeats – Newcastle Need A Win On Sunday

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Before the Manchester City game last Saturday, we said the next 5 games in 15 days would define Newcastle's season, and we've lost both the first two games by an aggregate score of seven goals to one so it hasn't been a good start. Cheick Tiote fit for Sunday? And if you take [...]

Newcastle Linked With 6’4″ Bordeaux International Defender

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News today in the Daily Express that Newcastle may be interested in Senegal International Ludovic Sané. Ludovic Sané 26 year-old defensive midfielder or central defender Ludovic has been at Bordeaux since 2009, and Newcastle's Yoan Gouffran will know him from his time at the French club. Sané usually plays in defensive midfield, but the [.

Newcastle 10th In Average League Attendance In Europe

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Newcastle United are the 10th best supported club in Europe based on average home attendance according to German web-site Stadienwelt. Newcastle fans average home attendance more than 50,000 German clubs are always very well supported, and they have four clubs in the top ten, and to a large extent the size of [.

It’s An Uphill Battle For Newcastle Now

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was pleased with the performance of his team tonight in Lisbon, when we were beaten 3-1 by Benfica, but he wasn't too pleased with the actual result. Rodrigo celebrates after scoring Benfica's first goal Newcastle got off to a great start in this game when Papiss Cisse scored a great breakaway [.

Pardew – We Did So Much Right – Then Gifted Them Goals

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Newcastle United played very well against Benfica in Lisbon tonight, but second half defensive mistakes by Davide Santon and Steven Taylor gave Benfica a 3-1 victory with Cisse scoring first for Newcastle after just 12 minutes, and he also hit the post in each half and with any luck Papiss could have had [.

Fighting Newcastle Go Down 3-1 At Benfica – Report

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Newcastle played well tonight, especially in the first half when we went 1-0 up after just 12 minutes with a beautifully worked goal from Simpson to Sissoko to Papiss Cisse, who put the ball in the back of the net but a terrible second half mistake by Santon gifted Benfica their second goal after [.

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player Against Benfica?

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Let us know who you think was the Newcastle's best player tonight against Benfica in our 3-1 defeat in Lisbon.

Benfica 3 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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Benfica 3 Newcastle 1 Video Highlights The Cisse goal is there and the other three will be on shortly.

Krul, Perch, Gutierrez And Santon All Start

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Alan Pardew has made four changes to the Newcastle starting line-up from that which started in the 4-0 defeat at Manchester City On Saturday, fortonight'sfirst leg of their Europa League quarter-final against Benfica at the Estadio da Luz. Benfica tba Newcastle United (4-2-3-1): Tim Krul; Danny Simpson, Steven Taylor, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Davide Santon; James [.

New Father Likely To Play Tonight For Magpies

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Ameobi's wife went into labor last week, and Sola was withdrawn from the squad to travel to Manchester City, but now Shola is a new father and was there to see his child Noah born. Shola Ameobi likely to play tonight So first of all congratulations to Shola and his wife. It's not surprising [...]

Benfica Are So Good They Could Be 10th In Premier League

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For the first time in a long time, the Premier League is ranked second to Spain in European football leagues, and it's all based on a European Coefficient and as of early April, Spain's coefficient is 87.311 compared to the Premier League's 81.106 with Germany 3rd on 77.328 Alan Pardew political gaffe?

Newcastle Still Suffering From Injures – Fans Brillaint

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At the end of this season we'll review what's happened since last August, and come to the obvious conclusion that our campaign on the English Premier League this term was a huge disappointment. Yohan Cabaye will lead the team out tonight After finishing 5th last season we were looking forward to doing well in [.

Portuguese Press Give Magpies No Chance – Good!

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It seems like the local Portuguese press have already written off Newcastle having any chance tonight at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon. Alan Pardew we haven't come here to be beaten So it looks like we already have the opposition exactly where we want them, and manager Alan Pardew is aware that if [.

Who Wants Andy Carroll In The Summer For £17M?

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It looked like Andy Carroll was going to be a super-star when he left Newcastle for Liverpool in January of 2011, after Newcastle couldn't resist the £35M up front in cool cash the Merseyside club foolishly (in retrospect) offered Mike Ashley. And Newcastle fans were very upset and my son Neil vowed he would never [.

Benfica vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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We would have been a lot more confident about tonight's game against Benfica in Lisbon if Newcastle had played half-decent in our last game at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday but we weren't half-decent and in the first half we played just about as badly as we've played all season. So the good thing [.

Pardew – It’s Not Mission Impossible For Magpies

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It seems that the Portuguese press have written off Newcastle's chances of beating Benfica in the quarter finals of the Europa League, and there's no doubt that Benfica are the team in form. Alan Pardew at Estádio da Luz Stadium of Light , But Newcastle manager Alan Pardew does not believe that Newcastle's task [.

Tim Krul To Start – Newcastle To Attack Benfica

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Benfica are having a fantastic season and they are top pf the Portuguese League and unbeaten in their 24 games, of which they have won a massive 20, and they have won their last five league games. Krul after his last game at Metalist Karkhiv where he was brilliant The famous Lisbon side [...]

Newcastle Youngster On Fire On Loan

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Newcastle's Scottish U21 International Brad Inman is doing well on loan at Crewe Alexandra, and after being out for a while with an ankle injury, Brad returned last weekend, and scored against Bury on Friday night in the 2-2 draw. Brad Inman - doing well at Crew Alexandra Brad won the Wor Jackie award back [.

Benfica One Of The Best Sides In Europe – Pardew

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Benfica are one of those teams that didn't qualify for the later stages of the Champions League, but did well enough in their group to get into the Europa League knockout rounds, much like Chelsea did, and they are now one of the best teams left in the Europa League. Alan Pardew - done homework [..

Newcastle Capable Of Beating Any Side – Moussa Sissoko

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You wouldn't have believed it if you had watched Newcastle perform in that first half on Saturday but Moussa Sissoko has come out today and said that Newcastle are capable of beating any side and we assume if we play at our very best on the day then that could even be true. [...]

No Worries About Newcastle Being Relegated – It’s Official

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Alan Shearer has been interviewed in the Journal today, and he thinks Newcastle are just too good to be relegated but isn't that what people were telling us four years ago before we were relegated? Alan Shearer -feels better after 5 Frenchmen brought in The answer is yes, and until we have the [...]

Mouth Watering Week Ahead – Pardew

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Newcastle flew off to Lisbon yesterday afternoon, and they will not return until Friday, and will take advantage of the warm weather to get some good workouts completed, in preparation for the first leg tie against Benfica tomorrow night, as well as the game against Fulham on Sunday. Tim Krul could return tomorrow night [.

Newcastle And Arsenal Pursue Marseilles Top Defender

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News in talkSPORT that Newcastle are interested in 23 year-old Marseilles defender Nicolas N'Koulou. Nicolas N'Koulou Newcastle linked with Marseilles defender But with Newcastle getting some bargains in France over the last few years, it's hardly surprising that other clubs are also interested in Nicholas, and Arsenal are credited with being keen on the [.

New Sunderland Manager A Good Appointment – Short Term

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It was a surprise when Paolo De Canio was appointed as the new Sunderland manager yesterday but there again it was a surprise when Martin O'Neill was fired on Saturday night and it seems the club already had Paolo lined up after he resigned his position at Swindon Town in mid February, over [...]

Krul And Santon In Squad – Haidara and Tiote Miss Out

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Fit again Tim Krul and Davide Santon are in the squad that jetted off to Lisbon today but a little surprisingly, Cheick Tiote and Massadio Haidara did not make the squad. Cheick Tiote didn't make the trip Youngsters Adam Campbell and Gael Bigirimana made the squad and they are two of Newcastle's most [.

Long Term Injured Player On Plane To Lisbon

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Ryan Taylor who was injured playing against Atromitos back in August in the Europa League, and is on the plane to Lisbon today, but which other players will be on the plane today, has not yet been released by Alan Pardew. Ryan Taylor could be back before the end of the season Ryan will [...]

Newcastle Owe Traveling Fans – After Manchester Shocker

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If Newcastle are going to stand any chance of reaching the semi-finals of the Europa League and also picking up enough points to avoid the drop in the Premier League, the side will have to play so much better than we did on Saturday at Manchester City where we were simply torn to [...]

Striker Still Scoring Goals – Even With Poor Service

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Papiss Cisse was the hero in the last leg of the Europa League tie against Russian side Anzhi, when he scored the only goal of the tie, three minutes into stoppage time, at St. James' Park and the Newcastle crowd went wild. Cisse and Steven Taylor Papiss had just scored late winner against [...]

Note To Loic Remy – You’ve Had Your Chance To Join Newcastle

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With QPR being beaten 3-2 at Craven Cottage last night, it's now looking a bit of a long shot that they can survive the drop, even though their owner Tony Fernandes has spent embarrassing amounts of money over the last 18 months or so in an attempt to keep the London club in the [...]

Newcastle University Now Sports Direct.com University

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Taking advantage of April Fools Day, Newcastle University students on Sunday night changed the name of the University to Sport Direct.com University. Well would you believe it. The new signs at Newcastle University Having spent three years in the late 1960s as a post-graduate student there when it was still called Newcastle University [.

Good News – Massadio Haidara Back For Lisbon Game

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It's very possible that our 20 year-old French defender Massaido Haidara will be in the squad that travels to Lisbon on Tuesday, to prepare for their Europa League quarter-final first leg tie against Benfica. Massadio Haidara in pain just two weeks ago at Wigan The French full-back was injured by Wigan midfielder Callum McManaman's [.

Newcastle Will Not Be Relegated – We’ll Do Well

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Steven Taylor is one of the fewNewcastleplayersleft, who had to go through the relegation season four years ago, and we're sure he doesn't want to gothroughanotherrelegationthisseason with Newcastle. Steven Taylor we expect to do well Steven wasinterviewedin theEveningChronicletoday and this is what the top defender had to say: "I am confident in my team-mates.

Newcastle Linked with Lille And Cameroon Defender

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News in the Daily Mirror that Newcastle may be after 27 year-old Cameroon and Lille center-back Aurelien Chedjou. Aurelien Chedjou Newcastle interested Now it's true we expect Newcastle to be linked with a number of center-backs from now through the summer, because Newcastle could be losing both Fab Coloccini and Mike Williamson in the [.

These Six Players To Leave Newcastle This Summer

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Ever since the five Frenchmen came in during the January transfer window Mike Williamson seems to be the forgotten man, and cannot even get a place on the bench. Mike Williamson time is up at Newcastle? Now Mike has played very well for Newcastle in the past, but has not had a good season [...]

Cabaye Disappointed – We Were Just Poor – It Wasn’t Right

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Yohan Cabaye is the Newcastle captain while Fabricio Coloccini recovers from his back injury, which is taking longer than first thought with it now being five weeks yesterday, since he injured his back in the first half against Southampton, and he's missed the last six games.. Yohan Cabaye we're disappointed Yohan has talked [.

Two Top Players Back On Thursday In Lisbon

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Newcastle's away record is really poor this season, and in our 16 league games on the road we have a total of just 8 points and one win, and we've lost a massive 10 away games. Cheick Tiote should be back on Thursday So because we cannot seem to do anything away from home [...]

Debuchy Injury Worse Than First Thought

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While Davide Santon, Cheick Tiote, Sylvain Marveaux and Tim Krul could all be available for the Benfica game, Alan Pardew has said it doesn't look like Mathieu Debuchy will make the Thursday game or the Fulham game next Sunday. Mathieu Debuchy will miss Fulham game That's not good news for Newcastle, and the hamstring [.