Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2015

No Sympathy From Pardew For McClaren – It’s A Tough Tough Job

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Alan Pardew was under enormous pressure a number of times when he was Newcastle United manager and we always thought his biggest asset was that he was so tough mentally and also so single-minded. And if you are a Premier League manager these days there's no room for weaklings in the mental health area [.

Newcastle Paid Out 6th Most To Agents This year

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We're starting to understand why Lee Charnley came out and said that Newcastle paid out£52.6M in transfer fees in the summer because almost£6M of that was to agents and what they call intermediaries. In other words people who have to be paid to get the player on Tyneside like agents andothers. The amount was [.

Our Man Of The Match – In From The Cold

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Our best player in our Man of the Match poll after the disaster at Selhurst Park on Saturday in south London is somebody who hasn't started for a long while Papiss Cisse. But Papiss managed to score his secondgoal of the season after just 10 minutes and he had said recently that as long [...]

Newcastle Must Change Strategy – Sign This Striker In January

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Is seems that Mike Ashley will allow quite a bit of money to be spent in the January transfer window in an attempt to bolster what looks like a weak squad which at the moment doesn't seem good enough to stay in the PremierLeague not so far anyway. And the players Newcastle bring in [...]

Newcastle Suffer Serious Transfer Setback

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Newcastle were reported to be increasingly confident last week of beingable to reach a loan deal to bring Spurs winger Andros Townsend to the clubin the January transfer window, but the Star is now reporting that deal could be jeopardy and there are a couple of reasons for that. First of all there were reports [.

Newcastle To Sign This Top Center-Back In January?

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One of the weakest areas we have at Newcastle is at center-back and that has been true over the last couple of years. Newcastle did bring in Chancel Mbemba from Anderlecht in January and he's settling in quite well even though our defense has looked terrible this season and we have already conceded 30 goals [.

Newcastle After Experienced Manager If Results Don’t Improve

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It had to happen sooner or later with the results at Newcastle just abominable so far this season and the Mirror is reporting that Newcastle are lining up former target Harry Redknapp for the head coach position at the club in case Steve McClaren cannot turn things around. We hope Steve and his coaching staff [.

No Panic At Newcastle But 2015 Record Justifies A Huge Crisis

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Newcastle are in a crisis again and it´s hard to deny that after two of the worst performance we have seen from a Newcastle side and they were in consecutive games. One of the things that is just unforgivable at Newcastle is is when players give up the fight and too many Newcastle players have [.

Long McClaren Statement Directed At Mike Ashley

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Steve McClaren's interview after the terrible display and embarrassing defeat for the second time in a row is directed no doubt at Mike Ashley the Newcastle owner. Ashley cannothave been too happy with the pathetic performance of the team over the last two games when we have been thrashed by Leicester City and Crystal Palace [.

Video – Newcastle On Loan Striker Scores Again

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Adam Armstrong scored the first goal for Coventry yesterday in the 2-2 draw at the Ricoh Arena against Doncaster Rovers but the home side threw 2 points aways with some terrible defending that allowed Doncaster to get their two goals in the second half. But theyremain top of League One one point ahead of [.

There Was A Game Plan And It Worked Perfectly For 15 Minutes

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Alan Shearer questioned last night on BBC Match of the Day whether Steve McClaren had a game plan for yesterday's game and how they were going to stop their two top wingers Bolasie and Saha. And Steve McClaren in his interviews after the game yesterday said there was a reaction from the Newcastle players after [.

Why Steve McClaren Is Not Suited To Newcastle

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It wasn't exactly a popular appointment at Newcastle to hire Steve McClaren as manager and it looked more like Steve was more than willing to come in and manage under all the restrictions the Newcastle manager (or head coach) has placed on him because of the way the club is run under owner Mike Ashley.

Top BBC Pundit Worries About McClaren

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Two minutes into the second half yesterday when Crystal Palace went 4-1 up against Newcastle, BBC Match of the Day pundit Gary Lineker sent out the following tweet. Palace lead Newcastle by 4 goals to 1. Not sure even an umbrella can protect Steve McClaren from the inevitable downpour of criticism. — Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) [.

Poll Results – Can McClaren Turn Things Around At Newcastle?

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We still have only around 3700 votes in one vote per reader on whether Steve McClaren can turn things around at Newcastle but we want to get as many votes in as possible. At the moment about 88% of fans don't think Steve McClaren can turn things around at Newcastle. Steve McClaren [...]

Newcastle’s Situation A Big Test For Upper Management

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It's hard to think we could be in any worse shape than Newcastle are right now in 19th place in the league table above only Aston Villa. We have 10 points from 14 games and Aston Villa have only 5 points in bottom place, but both Sunderland and Bournemouth moved above us in the league [...]

Shearer´s Damning Verdict On Newcastle At All Levels

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It´s not too surprising that Alan Shearer was asked on Match of the Day last night to sum up what he thinks is wrong with Newcastle, buthe gave it a try. In fact, Alan did a good job and pointed at problems at various levels of the club. It´s with the players first of all [...]

Alarm Bells Should Be Going Off Loud And Clear At Newcastle

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It´s difficult to know what happens to Newcastle now after two pitiful performances where we have looked so frail that it seems almost a certainty that if we don´t improve soon we could end up being relegated this season and that´s the complete nightmare scenario for a still proud Newcastle United club.

McClaren Admits – This Job Is Getting Tougher By The Week

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After the capitulation by Newcastle for the second game in a row this time against Alan Pardew´s Crystal Palace in south London it was always going to be difficult for Steve McClaren in his interviews after the game. And it´s also not surprising that his face looked completely stressed out as his players [.

Shearer Reveals Key Difference Between Sunderland And Newcastle

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Newcastle United just couldn´t handle the attacking Crystal Palace at Selhurst today and we made them look like world beaters. And our defense looks worse than hopeless and they were all over the place for the whole game just like last week at home to Leicester. And if Palace hasn´t missed a number [.

Newcastle Imploding Fast – In Complete Disarray

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We were promised a much-improved display at Crystal Palace today and what did we get another abject performance from a bunch of players who don´t seem to be good enough to keep Newcastle in the Premier League this season and cannot handle any adversity in a game. And Steve McClaren will come under increasing [.

Seven Days Training For Liverpool – Will It Make Any Difference?

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We were not happy with the appointment of Steve McClaren as the Newcastlemanager just weeks after he had been fired by Championship club Derby County. But hey, we were very willing to give him a chance and we want Newcastle to be successful again whoever the manager is. But we have to sayt that in [.

Poll – Can Steve McClaren Turn Things Around At Newcastle?

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We are taking the pulse of the Newcastle fans after another horrendous performance by our team today this time in south London at Crystal Palace we easily lost the game 5-1 and they have become a much better side than Newcastle this year. Steve McClaren today at Selhurst Park And that's 8-1 we have [.

Time To Drop Sissoko And Possibly Coloccini Too

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Steve McClaren does not have a lot of time to start to get things right because we just cannot see Mike Ashleyletting Newcastle hit rock bottom in the league and doing nothing about it. And when you realize that our next three games are against Liverpool, TottenhamHotspur and Aston Villa we have little chance of [.

Newcastle A Complete Shambles – Sunday Training Ordered

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Newcastle fans witnessed yet another appalling display by a Newcastle side when we were ripped apart by Crystal Place and this Newcastle side made Palace look likeReal Madrid. They weren't as good as Real Madrid it's just that Newcastle were really bad and quite honestly would make any opposition look good the way [.

Crisis At Newcastle – But No Knee-Jerk Reaction And No Action

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The last twodisplays by Newcastle are close to being twoof the worst performances we have seen form a Newcastle side and after all the promises lastweek from the players about how they were going to be better and fight and all that stuff it was as bad as at Leicester City and a worse [...]

Match Report – Newcastle Pathetic Again – Lose 5-1 At Palace

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Newcastle once again put in another woeful and pathetic performance this time at Alan Pardew's Crystal Palace and after going ahead with a good goal from Papiss Cisse through a nice glancing header from a good Daryl Janmaat cross Palace scored four unanswered goals and simply dominated the game. It wasn't unlike last week when [.

Colback And Cisse Both Start For Newcastle

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Steve McClaren has just announced the team for the tough game at Crystal Palace today and as we had suspected Jack Colback comes straight back into the Newcastle team and Mitrovic is dropped and in comes Papiss Cisse for his big chance. Teams: Crystal Palace (4-2-3-1): Wayne Hennessey; Joel Ward, Scott Dann, Damien Delaney (c), [.

Star Reveals What Was Really Said In Training Last Week

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It looks like this will be the last season with Fabricio Coloccini as the Newcastle captain and the Argentine International could also even be sold next summer so this could be his final year on Tyneside his eighth season at the club. Fabricio is one of the many players who have not [...]

McClaren Could Produce This Shock Selection Today

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Jack Colback is back in training and according to Steve McClaren during his press conference yesterday the local lad has had three days of training and Steve said he was in contention for the game today at Selhurst Park. With this game being so important and Jack being one of our most consistent players it [.

McClaren Very Confident Players May Even Turn Up Today

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We have alreadyseen it many times this season Newcastle have not bothered to turn up for agame and we lose and the players have looked like they didn´t care one little bit and there has been a huge negative reaction from the fans. The players then come out and say it will all [...]

Future Newcastle Captain Talks A Lot Of Sense

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Georginio Wijnaldum will in all likelihood be the Newcastle captain starting next season and even before that if things don´t improve significantly on the field before say the end of January. If that happens we are going to be in real danger of relegation so we hope we can put some wins together in the [.

Good News – Star Player Back In Training – Fit For Liverpool

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Cheick Tiote is expected to miss just one game tomorrow at Crystal Palace after he injured his groin in the first half of the nightmare game against Leicester City last Saturday. All being well he will come back into training next week and be available for the home game against Liverpool and his match fitness [.

Newcastle Have No Chance Of Signing This Player In January

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There's lots of news flying about that Newcastle and Steve McClaren in particular is keen to sign Jonjo Shelvey of Swansea City on the upcoming January transfer window. But theremust be little to no chance that we can sign him. Jonjo Shelvey Newcastle have little to no chance of signing him The good thing [.

McClaren Admits It – Fiesty Exchanges With Players For Three Days

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Steve McClaren has admitted that for the first three days this week Newcastle held an inquest into their disgraceful exhibition against Leicester City and there were some feisty exchanges with the players. But the Newcastle manager now says the air has been cleared and it was needed because of the unacceptable display at St.

Newcastle Defender Out For Four Months With Knee Injury

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Steve McClaren has given his press conference for the game tomorrow at Crystal Palace and he had another shock on the injury front with left-back Massadio Haidara out for four months with a new knee injury. It's yetanother injury that has been picked up in training and he will require surgery on the knee and [.

Newcastle´s Great Experiment Has Failed – Give Manager More Power

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Alan Pardew was the big problem at Newcastle so after he left things would be a lot better and not only that but John Carver who had been assistant manager at Newcastle for five years under the great Sir Bobby Robson and for almost four years under Alan Pardew would finally be [...]

McClaren A Good Manager – We Need To Do This For Him

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Siem de Jong has had a tough time of it after signing on from Ajax a year last summer and the 26 year-old spent last season out with a series of injuries, but now he is fit but cannot make the starting eleven at Newcastle. With Cheick Tiote out injured for the game tomorrow at [...]

Vast Majority Of Fans Expect This Result At Palace 

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Maybe it´s not surprising that almost 80% of our fans expect us to lose against Alan Pardew´s side at Crystal Palace tomorrow afternoon after the lacklustre disgrace last Saturday against Leicester. Unfortunately, another defeat would be our 8th defeat in the first 14 league games and could mean we will end up in the bottom [.

Can This Unlikely Hero Make A Difference Tomorrow?

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Yoan Gouffran like a lot of Newcastle players this season has come in for some withering criticism especially on social media. But he is in line to make his second Premier League appearance of the season at Crystal Palace tomorrow after playing 66 minutes in defensive midfield at Manchester City where we were [.

Palace Could Win By A Silly Score If Newcastle Don´t Turn Up

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Paul Merson predicted a 2-2 draw in last Saturday's game against Leicester City and it didn´t turn out anything like that. Newcastle were basically taken to the cleaner by Leicester City and we were easily beaten 3-0 and it could have been a lot worse ifLeicesterhad wanted to run up the score. In five words [.

McClaren At Odds With Board Over Transfer Policy

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The Star has what they are calling an exclusive out tonightabout Steve McClaren and his recommendations for the upcoming transfer window seem to be at odds with Newcastle´s long-term transfer policy. The long-term policy is to buy young players under 26 with little Premier League experience from abroad and for cheaper fees than they [.

Newcastle Still Interested In Top Championship Youngster

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Newcastle were interested in signing 20 year-old Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt in late summer, but no deal was done, so with the January transfer window approaching Newcastle could go in and try to sign the midfielder from Leeds. Newcastle have been keeping tabs on Mowatt this season as one of the British youngsters Newcastle [.

This Could Be Newcastle´s Best Team For Crystal Palace

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Steve McClaren is said to have made it very clear to some of the underperforming players at Newcastle which include the likes of Moussa Sissoko, Fabricio Coloccini and Aleksandar Mitrovic that if they don´t improve their performances they will be dropped. But it´s likely that Steve will give these players one last chance [.

Newcastle Relegated Unless Players Change This Quickly

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Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson seems to feel sorry for Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren, and he´s backed Steve who has reportedly let the players have it in training about their attitude in games like last Saturday and even in their attitudes on the training field. The thing that worries and puzzles us is that [.

Newcastle´s System Too Rigid – Doesn´t Work – Change It

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Steve McClaren wants more British players in the squad and wants to sign some in the January transfer window but whether he will get his wish is debatable because it seems that like Alan Pardew before him he doesn´t have a lot of sayabout which players come into the club. Chief Scout Graham Carr is [.

This Would Be A Bad Deal For Newcastle

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There are reports today that Newcastle are very keen to get Andros Townsend to the club in January and it seems that Newcastle have already been in negotiations for the player and if he comes in on loan in January he has almost been guaranteed a first team starting place. There are also reports today [.

This Is The Central Midfielder Newcastle Want In January

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Newcastle´s side at the moment seems so weak that Steve McClaren is requesting new players to strengthen the spine of the team. The former England manager is asking the Board for a center-back, a central defender and another striker in the January transfer window in an attempt for Newcastle to hang onto their Premier League [.

Newcastle Confident Of Signing England International In January

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There´s a report in the Mail tonight that Newcastle are confident they can sign Andros Townsend in the January transfer window and it´s hardly surprising that the club are fully aware they have to spend big time in January if we are to remaina Premier League club in May. And from the Mail report it [.

Newcastle Want Top Dutch Striker In January Transfer Window

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There´s news coming out of the Netherlands that Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren is keen on bringing 6´7¨ striker Bas Dost of Wolfsburg to Tyneside in the January transfer window. The report is in SoccerNews in the Netherlands and we were linked with the Dutch International striker in the summer, but it appears no move [.

Report Of Clashes And Problems On The Training Pitch

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Former Journal correspondent Luke Edwards is reporting an exclusive in the Telegraph tonight saying there have been heated argumentsbetween head coach Steve McClaren and some of his senior players and the former England manager is reported to be incensed with the way the team basically gave up in the second half against Leicester City on [.

Good News On Injury Front For Newcastle

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There´s some good news for Newcastle today really we´re not kidding and it´s that Cheick Tiote injury is not as bad as first feared and he will miss onlya single game with the groin strain he picked up in the first half against Leicester City last Saturday in the 3-0 defeat. It means [...]

Left-Sided Newcastle Midfielder Could Return From Loan

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When Shane Ferguson went on loan to Birmingham in February of 2013 and stayed on loan there for the following season we thought that's exactly what the Northern Ireland International needed. So we were more than surprised when Shane struggled even to make the bench at the end of the 2013-2014 season when Birmingham were [.

It’s Not Good Enough But Fans Expect Nothing At Palace

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With Newcastle being inconsistent from beinggood at times to being pathetic too many times we'll have to wait and see what Newcastle team turns up for the game at Selhurst Park on Saturday when we take on AlanPardew's new team, but we are not too confident we can get a win in the game. In [...]

Newcastle May Go After Former Striker – And It´s Not Carroll

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There are some reports coming out of Seattle over here in the US that Newcastleare interested in signing their former striker Oba Martins on a short-term loan deal and the 31 year-old has rekindled his career in America since he signed on for the Seattle Sounders three years ago. In that time he has scored [.

Newcastle Could Recall In-Form Midifleder For First Team

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When Cheick Tiote was injured on Saturday and we are now really short of defensive midfield players we did mention that maybe Steve McClaren could recall Gael Bigirimana from his loan deal at Coventry City, which had only just started, but Gael seems to be out of favor at Newcastle having only played one game [.

Newcastle Must Not Lose At Crystal Palace

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If ever Newcastle United needed a win it´s on Saturday at Crystal Palace when Steve McClaren will go head to head against former manager Alan Pardew. Palace were surprisingly beaten 1-0 at Selhurst Park on Monday night by Sunderland, so let´shope we canalso get a win on Saturday. But a defeat in this game will [.

This Is A Shock Move By Steve McClaren – If True

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There is a report tonight that Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren is ready to recall Adam Armstrong from his loan spell at Coventry and use him in the Newcastle first team in the hope presumably that he can score some goals for us. But if it's true that almost sounds like a panic move by [...]

Report Out Of Italy Cannot Possibly Be True

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A day or so ago there was a report in Calciomercato that Newcastle were in secret talks with 39 year-old Clarence Seedorf, the former Milan and Netherlands midfielder to take over the head coach position at Newcastle from Steve McClaren. This story has been reported in various outlets and we cannot believe for one minute [.

Players Angry After Game – When It Counted For Nothing

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Moussa Sissoko has been interviewed by nufcTV and he has spoken of his anger and the players' anger after the game when we were basically taken apart by Leicester a side that was on 19 points and bottom of the league in early April. Our question we would have is why were the players [...]

This Targeted Striker May Not Be Suitable Signing In January

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Newcastle were linked with Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi back in the summer of 2013 when then Director of Football Joe Kinnear was supposed to be looking at him as a potential buy for Newcastle. There were reports while he was still at Standard Liege as a 19 year-oldin the summer of 2013 that he would [.

Newcastle Paying The Price For Lack Of Ambition – Mediocrity

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Sunderland got only their second win of the season last night at Crystal Palace and it was a good 3 points for the Black Cats, as Sam Allardyce tries to save them. Sunderland haven´t got the players Newcastle have, but Sam has vast experience and can get the very best out of what he´s got [...]

January Now A Crucial Transfer Window For Newcastle

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Siem De Jong, Yoan Gouffran, Karl Darlow and Jamaal Lascelles all played for the Newcastle U21 side at DarsleyPark last night and that was good news to keep them match fit, and we expect Karl Darlow to be on the bench at Crystal Palace. With Newcastle in a precarious position in the league table, we [.

Newcastle Player Delighted To Be Back Home

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It was a good move to send Gael Bigirimana on loan to his former club Coventry City and after their 4-1 win on Saturday afternoon against former leadersGillingham they now sit on top of League One 3 points above Gillingham. Gael came on in the second half and he got a good welcome back [...]

Sissoko – I Am Happy And Can Flourish At Newcastle

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Moussa Sissoko has been interviewed by L´Equipe and the French International told them he was happy to be at Newcastle even if our results are poor at the moment. The 26 year-old also said that his family were very proud that he was playing in the Premier League at such a high level. Moussa Sissoko [.

Newcastle Want Bordeaux Midfielder In January

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RMC Sport are reporting that Newcastle are interested in Bordeaux attacking midfielder Wahbi Khazri and the Tyneside club want to sign him in the upcoming January transfer window. We were first linked with this player a few days ago when he local papers reported Chief Scout Graham Carr had been watching the Tunisian International.

Sky Sports Pundit – I Really Worry About Newcastle

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Sky Sport pundit Paul Merson predicted a 2-2 draw on Saturday between Newcastle and Leicester City but he was way off and Newcastle were humiliated with another defeat this time 3-0 and the win took Leicester City to the top of the Premier League for the first im ever. At the beginning of [...]

Things Will Get Tougher For Newcastle Before January

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Newcastle have just 10 points from the first thirteen games of the season and we are just one point above Bournemouth and third bottom but when you look at out next three games we could draw a blank on all three so it could be 10 points from 16 games. We are at [...]

Surprise – Shocking Newcastle Not A Shock To This Man

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Steve McClaren when asked if he was shocked with Newcastle's pitiful and gutless display on Saturday said that he wasn't. And Steve used what he has used all season todefend (yet) anotherpoor display Newcastle are simply far too inconsistent. Steve McClaren and Claudio Ranieri on Saturday That's not a problem for Leicester City who [.

Reports McClaren To Be Given Ample Time To Recover

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Steve McClaren will be given time to turn things around at Newcastle and there was more than one report in the Chronicle last week that Steve McClaren and the new coaching team will be given ample time to get things right. That may be true but we there was also a report in the Chronicle [...]

Newcastle Sweating Again On Even More Injuries

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According to Physioroom.com Newcastle United are still top of the injury league and at the moment we are said to have ten players out injured and a new player out after Saturday is defensive midfielder Cheick Tiote. We were told last Friday that Gabby Obertan is out for four months with a hamstringproblem after being [.

Former Superstar Wants To Come Back To Help Newcastle

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Faustino Asprilla was at Newcastle from 1996 through 1998 and with Newcastle 4th bottom of the league after another appalling loss on Saturday he wants to come back to help the club. This is what he has tweeted after the game on Saturday when he was likely depressed like the rest of us, after watching [.

Our Man Of The Match Apologizes To Fans

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For the second game running our stand-in goalkeeper Rob Elliot was one of the few players who turned up for the game and he was again our best player and winner fo the Man of the Match poll against Leicester City. In second place and worth a mentionis Vurnon Anita, who had one of his [...]

Newcastle Star Likely To Be Dropped For Palace Game

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The game against Leicester City on Saturday was played after the third two-week International break since early September and that hasn't helped Premier League sides settle down, and with International games, European club games and the Premier League games, there just seems to be far too many games crammed into the season.

Newcastle Star Reveals Mad Men In Dressing Room

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Georginio Wijnaldumhas admitted that he was frustrated on Saturday when he had to move into a defensive midfield position after Cheick Tiote was injured after less than 25 minutes of the game against LeicesterCity. Newcastle lost the game 3-0 and were basically outfought andoutclassed by the club who went top of the Premier League for [.

It´s A Challenge To Be Patient After That Disgraceful Display

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We are going to have setbacks I have said that before and today was a setback because we were not good enough we still lack consistency. We have to get consistency into our game and the sooner players realize that the better things will be, but it´s going to be two steps forward [...]

Newcastle Fans Show Class Under Difficult Circumstances

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When Jamie Vardy scored in stoppage time in the first half to put Leicester City ahead yesterday it wasn't particularly good for us. But the Newcastle fans applauded the achievement of the Leicesterstriker who had just equalled Ruud van Nistelrooy's record of having scored in 10 consecutive Premier League games.

Alan Shearer’s Verdict – Woeful, Embarrassing, Hopeless, Inept

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When we put out Alan Shearer'stweet after the embarrassing result yesterday Alan again used the word woeful for the performancebut on the Match of the Day on the BBC last night with Gary Linekar and Martin Keown he came up with some different words to describe the display. Alan said it was woeful, embarrassing, hopeless, [.

Newcastle In A Bad Place With Woeful 2015 Record

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This year has been a terrible one for Newcastle United and it may be a coincidence but ever since Alan Pardew walked out we've been a disgrace as far as our results go this year. OK so it's a coincidence. John Carver was appointed in Alan's place at the beginning fo the year and [...]

Newcastle To Drastically Change Transfer Policy In January

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Maybe we are being too negative because of the terrible display and result yesterday, but with the games we have to play through January 2nd we cannot see Newcastle being out of the bottom six come January. And therefore Newcastle will need to bring in some players who can immediately produce for the side and [.

Some Strange Comments From Steve McClaren

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Steve McClaren was interviewed on BBC Newcastle after the surrender yesterday to Leicester City and that wasn't the first time this season we've raised the white flag before the end of a game. Newcastle were pitiful and no better than we were two weeks ago when we scored with our only shot on target at [.

Newcastle After Belgium International Striker

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The Sunday People is reporting that Newcastle have joined the race for 22 year-old Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi who is now at Marseille after joining them in the summer of 2014 from Standard Liege. Michy is having a good season at Marseille having scored 9 goals in 16 total appearances this season.

An Appalling Display And An Abysmal Record

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Usually there are positives to take out of the game, but today there were very few positives to take out of the game weguess we could say the result could have been 5-0 with Leicester missing some chances and easing off but other than that nothing. Absolutely nothing. It was an appalling [...]

Video – McClaren´s BBC Interview – Second Best In Every Area

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Here is Steve McClaren's BBC interview after the game and he says he understands completely why Newcastle fans were unhappy at the end of the game. Newcastle fans were unhappy because we were hopeless especially in the second half and we were no threat up front at all and that's the seventh league game in [.

Coventry Go Top With 4-1 Win Over Previous Leaders

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Coventry City went top of League One today with a 4-1 home win over Gillingham who were top before today´s game. Coventry were 4-0 up by half time with four goals in ten minutes and a hat-trick from Jacob Murphy and another from Ben Turner. Adam Armstrong celebrates Ben Turner goal Murphy now had five [.

Alan Shearer Blasts Newcastle’s Performance

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The word we used for today's performance by Newcastle when they booed off the field after being completely dominated by Leicester City 3-0 was pitiful. Alan Shearer decided to stick with woeful. In any case it was yet another utterly dreadful performance by Newcastle -other words Alan can use in the future in place [.

Newcastle 0 Leicester 3 – Video Of Goals

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Here's some video from NBCSN on today's game when Leicester City easily beat Newcastle 3-0 and our defense again looked poor but ourwhole team looked poor today. We were as bad as we were two weeks ago but unlike at Bournemouth Leicester City took some of the chances that we gave them starting with [.

Pitiful Newcastle Taken Apart 3-0 As Vardy Equals Record

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It was a dreadful performance by Newcastle this afternoon when the Magpies were far too easily beaten by a sprightly Leicester City side who Newcastle simply couldn't match for their speed and threat in the final third of the field. You cannot accuse the Newcastle players of not trying, but we simply were not good [.

Newcastle Unchanged – Jamie Vardy Starts For Leicester

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The Newcastle team has just been announced the team for the important game today and as expected it's unchanged from the side that won 1-0 at Bournemouth last time out. Jamie Vardy has presumably passed his fitness test and he will start the game against Newcastle today and try to equal Ruud van Nistelrooy's record [.

Pundit Predicts A Newcastle Win Today

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Former Newcastle coach and now BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson has said he believes Newcastle United can beat Leicester City today at St. James'Park and make it three wins in the last five games forthe home side. If that happens then Newcastle will really be turning their season around with one of those last five games [.

Incredible Turnaround At Newcastle And Leicester In One Year

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It was this weekend a year ago when we hammered QPR 1-0 at home to win our fifth league game in a row after we had beaten West Brom away 2-0 with that fantastic back-heel goal from Ayoze Perez that put us ahead just before half time. And that was the last time we [...]

This Is The Road To Enlightenment For Newcastle

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There are lots of storiesand analysis about what´s wrong with Newcastle it´s the owner, it´s the coach, it´s the players, it´s not spending enough in the transfer market, it´s the weather (well it can be really bad in Newcastle) and all that stuff. And the gates at St. James' Park are down about [.

McClaren Determined This Will Not Happen To Newcastle Fans

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We dare say there´s been a few long faces of Newcastle fans this year which has to be one of the worst years ever for Newcastle United at least as far as the results go. We had a poor end to last season when we lost nine of the last eleven games and we [...]

McClaren Hoping He Can Keep Best Players In January

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Ayoze Perez seems to be carrying on from where he left off last season and he has now started for Newcastle in the last seven league games and will start tomorrow when we are at home to Leicester City in what promises to be a difficult game. Ayoze was signed for a measly €2M from [...]

McClaren Thanks Ireland – Praises Leicester

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Steve McClaren has given his press conference today and there's news that Gabby Obertan is out for at least four months with a recurrence of the hamstring injury he picked up in training at the end of September and he has had surgery in France for it earlier this week. Steve also talked about Rob [..

Newcastle Interested In Tunisian International Midfielder

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Some local reports are now starting to come out on which players could be our real transfer targets in January and according to a report in the Chronicle today we are tracking Bordeaux playmaker Wahbi Khazri. After the 24 year-old French-born Tunisian spent five years in Bastia, Khazri signed a four-year contract with Bordeaux in [.

Newcastle Winger Ruled Out For At Least Four Months

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Some surprising news today that Gabby Obertan, who has been out injured with a hamstring problem he picked up in training in late September will be out of action for at least another four months. The Frenchman has had a number of injuries he's picked up on Tyneside since he joined us from Manchester [.

Newcastle After English Attacking Midfielder In January

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There's a report in the Chronicle today that Chief Scout Graham Carr is keeping tabs on 22 year-old Oxford United midfielder Kemar Roofe. Apparently the news is that Carr was in the stands at the Kassam Stadium for Oxford United's 1-0 win over Cambridge United last Saturday. There are good players in the lower leagues [.

Alan Shearer Has High Expectations Of Newcastle

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Alan Shearer opened South Shields FC's new function rooms at Mariners Park last night and it seems that he expects Newcastle to get something out of ourtough game against Leicester City on Saturday. Leicesterare a good side and very strong mentally and they have come from behind so many times this season that if we [.

McClaren – These Players Have Never Been An Ounce Of Trouble

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There was news in late September that was put outby John Richardson of the Express while he was appearing on the Sky Sports' Sunday Supplement show that both Cheick Tiote and Papiss Cisse were bad eggs in the Newcastle dressing room and basically were poisoning the team spirit at the club. That report has [.

Steve McClaren A Great Coach – But Not A Top Manager

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David James has talked about Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren today and he´s said Newcastle can avoid relegation if Steve McClaren sticks at doing what he´s very good at as a coach. When Steve was appointed as the head coach at Newcastle in early June players came out of the woodwork to say how [.

Top Pundit Disagrees With Newcastle Fans

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In our poll for the game tomorrow against Leicester City most fans think we will win the game with the next most likely result being a defeat. A draw is at the bottom of the list with only one in four fans thinking that´s how the game will endup tomorrow. Paul Merson expects a [...]

This Should Be Newcastle’s Top Transfer Target In January

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The conventional wisdom about Newcastle is that we need a top center-back and a top striker brought in during the January transfer window and of these two positions we have to think that signing a player who can shore up our defense has to be the top target. Newcastle have conceded 190 goals in the [.

Newcastle Fans Reassured About Leicester City Game

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Newcastle United's Head of Security Steve Storey has assured fans attending the club's important game with Leicester City that safety measures are in place Saturday's game at St James' Park. There was news today that we had reported on earlier today that the Premier League ha snow announced that clubs will play the French National [.

These Circumstances May Force Magpies To Bring In Goalkeeper

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We're sure Newcastle are looking at the market for goalkeepers in the January transfer window and by then we should have a good idea if we need to bring in a new goalkeeper or whether Rob Elliot and Karl Darlow can get the job done for the club in Tim Krul's absence. The main thing [...]

Arsenal Manager – Tribute Showed The Class Of England

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Arsene Wenger today has paid tribute to the English for their heart-warming display of solidarity at Wembley Stadium onTuesday night when Wembley was decked out in French colors and the crowd of 70,000 sang the La Marseillaise before the game. It was an emotional night indeed in tribute to the 159 innocent people who were [.

More French Tributes Planned For This Weekend

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For all the Premier League games this weekend there will be one minute's silence in honor of those killed during the terrible ISIS terror attacks of last Friday when 129 people were killed. The Premier League is also considering more tributes and what may happen is the La Marseillaise the French National Anthem [.

Dutchman Makes Surprising Prediction For Season

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Newcastle full-back Daryl Janmaat still thinks, even after such a poor start to the season, that we can finish in the top 10 which would be only the third time we have managed that since Mike Ashley bought the club eight years ago. Newcastle are currently 7 points behind Liverpool in 10th plac,e so that's [.

Newcastle At A Tipping Point But Good Things Happening

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Newcastle have not made a good start to the season even though we spent some big money in the summer transfer window, but hopefully things are starting to get better and in our last four games we have gained 7 of the ten points we have after 12 games played in the Premier League. We [...]

Newcastle Midfielder Going Nowhere In January

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There has been speculation all year on the future of Cheick Tiote and whether he has a future at Newcastle. The Ivorian has just forced his way back into the Newcastle first team with the injury to Jack Colback and we are hoping he can play well for us maybe somewhere near his best [...]

Fact – Newcastle Are A Bottom Ten Side In Premier League

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We´rereally disappointed at the moment that Newcastle have made such a poor start to the season and after ten games played and 6 points it was the (joint) worst start to a season ever equalled only by our poor start back in the 1898-1899 season. We have picked up 4 points in our last [...]

It´s Good News Bad News On Goalkeeper Front

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Newcastle United´s goalkeeper Rob Elliot wasn't fit enough to play for the Republic of Ireland in their play-off win against Bosnia and Herzegovinawhen they drew the first leg 1-1 and won the home leg 2-0 to make it to the finals. All but Scotland of the home countries who have qualified for the Euro 2016 [.

Leicester City An Example To Newcastle On What’s Possible

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Steve McClaren has been talking about the upcoming game at St. James' Park on Saturday and it will be a stern test by Leicester City who have made a great start to the season and are currently in 3rd place in the Premier League and only one point out of first place. Former Newcastle coach [...]

Heartfelt Message From French Winger – English Fans Incredible

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Florian Thauvin Newcastle's signing in the summer from Marseille has already experienced the support he has received fromNewcastle fans as he tries to make the tough transition to the Premier League. And last night at Wembley we saw how English football fans gave their full support to the French in the game against England.

Lack Of Ambition, Decisiveness Cost Magpies New England Hero

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Last January there was news that Newcastle were in the lead to sign 18 year-old MK Dons central midfielder Dele Alli, who was said to be one of England's emerging stars and was playing well for the MK Dons. The lad stands 6'2″ tall and while we were the favorites we seemed to hesitate over [...]

Young Newcastle Star Still Has Lots To learn

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Paul Simpson talked about everything Newcastle when he was on BBC Newcastle's Total Sport earlier this week and his comments included talking about our new striker 21 year-old Aleksandar Mitrovic who always seems to be close to some controversy but has made a reasonable start to his career at Newcastle and is currently preferred to [.

Which Newcastle Team Will Turn Up On Saturday?

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There is some hope in the Newcastle camp that we have turned a corner and we will now start to climb the league table away from the bottom four currently we are 4th bottom and 4 points out of 13th place and West Bromwich Albion. Newcastle have certainly taken a tumble this year and [...]

Newcastle Striker Will Leave In January Or Next Summer

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Papiss Cisse is second choice this season to top man Aleksandar Mitrovic up front, but he did get a run out in the last game at Bournemouth when he came on for Mitrovic after 63 minutes and played fairly well in the surprising 1-0 win. Paul Simpson has tried to tell Papiss Cisse that he [...]

Young Newcastle Striker Gets Into More Trouble

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There´s (even) more negative news in Serbia about their International players and this follows on from their 4-1 defeat against the Czech Republic on Friday night which turned out to be a rather pathetic performance from Serbia. Following that game, Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic even threatened to retire from International football because of the lack [.

Newcastle Midfield Star In Big Demand

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There´s a report in the Sun today that 29 year-old Cheick Tiote could even leave Newcastle in January with MLS club New England Revolution said to be interested in getting the Ivory Coast Internationalover to the states. Tiote has only just regained his place as a starter at Newcastle after struggling all year with a [.

Newcastle Reported Interested In Italian International

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France Football is reporting that Newcastle United are interested in 6'4″ PSG goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu who is 28. It looks like Sirigu will not get many games this season after being the number one goalkeeper at the Paris club for the last four seasons, but German U21 International goalkeeper Kevin Trapp arrived in the summer [.

This Emerging Star Ready For Another Chance

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Newcastle United 20 year-old prospect Kevin Mbabu has played for all the Swiss Youth sides through U19 level and was outstanding when he played against Chelsea and also in the first half at Manchester City when he helped set up the go-ahead goal by Aleksandar Mitrovic in the first half before the team collapsed [.

This Is Still Newcastle’s Biggest Problem

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For maybe the first time this season we got more out of a game than we deserved last time out at Bournemouth. We didn't play well at all apart from goalkeeper Rob Elliot and a few others such as captain Fabricio Coloccini, Chancel Mbemba and Ayoze Perez, but after taking a hammering throughout the game [.

Newcastle Close To Making Top Appointment In May

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It's looking like Newcastle made an approach to former Real Sociedad, Manchester United and Everton manager David Moyes in May, but it looks like he turned down Newcastle's offer. At that time he was loyal to Real Sociedad where he just been appointed the previous November, but after a poor start to this season he [.

This Could be Massive Boost For Newcastle’s Game On Saturday

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We had an article out a couple of days go suggesting (hoping would be a better word) that LeicesterCit's top striker Jamie Vardy would not be available for the game on Saturday after he injured his hip in the last game against Watford and missed England's game in Spain on Friday night. Vardy is easily [.

Newcastle Transfer Plans Starting To Take Shape

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Newcastle United will have to unload some players in January to make room for the new players coming in, so we will see both players leaving the club and other players coming into the club during January. Newcastle have already announced the 25 players for the Premier League in the first half of the season [.

McClaren’s Surprising Assessment Of Newcastle Teenager

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19 year-old Rolando Aarons is unfortunately out injured again this time with an ankle injury and he may not be fit to play before the end of this year but it seems that at that time Steve McClaren will send the former Bristol City youngster out on loan. It seems the head [...]

Youngster Says He’s Learned So Much At Newcastle

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It's a good thing that Gael Bigirimana is going on loan to his former club Coventry City and of course when he signed on for Newcastle in the summer of 2012 for £1M from Coventry the Sky Blues had just been relegated after finishing second bottom in the Championship with 40 points. As an aside [...]

L’Equipe Get It Completely Wrong On Sissoko

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French newspaper L'Equipe have an article out today on Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko on the day that France will play England tonight at Wembley following the terrible terror attacks in Paris on Friday night that killed 129 people. The article seems a bit off track because one thing they say is his manager at Newcastle [.

Newcastle Youngster Is On Perfect Loan Move

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Newcastle boss Steve McClaren is very pleased with the way Adam Armstrong's loan spell at Coventry is going and it's almost 100% certain that Adam will stay there for the season and hopefully help Coventry to get promoted back to the Championship. Steve thinks that Adam's loan spell where he has so far scored [.

Can Newcastle Make It Three Wins In Five Against Leicester?

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Newcastle have shown improved form and results since we were hammered 6-1 at Manchester City and our win at Bournemouth last time out took us to 4th bottom out of the relegation zone with 10 points from 12 games. We play high-flying Leicester City at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon. Ayoze Perez [.

In Modern Day Football Titles Don’t Mean Anything

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Assistant coach Paul Simpson has been speaking on BBC Newcastle's Total Sport and he has been asked what the difference is between a manager and a head coach and he gives an interesting answer there's no difference. When Alan Pardew left the club rather quickly early this year the club went out of their [.

Another Newcastle Youngster Sent To Coventry

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Newcastle have announced that Gael Bigirimaina who we signed from Coventry in the summer fo 2012 is returning to his previous club on loan. Gael Bigirimana returns to Coventry Here is the statement that has been put up on the Newcastle web-site: Newcastle United midfielder Gael Bigirimana has joined League One side Coventry City [.

The Pitch Is Just A Little Damp

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Here's the Carlisle United pitch Brunton Park today after some very heavy rain over the weekend. It looks a little damp to say the least and we're sure there are some additional comments like players will be diving a lot if they play on that and Carlisle are really out of their depth

Top Players Start To Express Their Concerns

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Georgino Wijnaldum turned 25 only five days ago on Remembrance day and he has given an interview in the Dutch outlet De Telegraaf where he was asked about his reaction to the Paris terror attacks on Friday night that have killed 129 people. Gini has a young daughter and he has talked in De Telegraaf [.

Alan Shearers’ Appropriate And Fighting Words On Terror Attack

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Alan Shearer has taken the opportunity today in his Sun column to condemn the terrible terrorist attack by ISILin Paris late on Friday night when 129 people were killed and almost 100 were left critically injured as theworld watched via television coverage. Alan happened to be in the same area on Thursday as he was [.

Newcastle Winger Missing Out On His Last Opportunity

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We thought Newcastle's decision to give Sammy Ameobi another chance by giving him a two-year extension to his contract in the summer and then sending him out on loan to Cardiff City for the season was a good one. It helped protect Newcastle's investment in him should he come good at Cardiff and that could [.

Newcastle Players And Staff Honor Paris Victims

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In what was the worst attack in France since the end of the second World War Newcastle players and staff this morning observed a European-wide one minute silence at 11:00 am in honor of the victims of Friday night's terror attack. There has been support pouring in from all over the world since the [.

McClaren Points To Some Positive Partnerships Developing

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Steve McClaren will have to take a hard look at the side and decide which players he will want to bring into the side in January and we suppose the way Newcastle is run these days he will have to persuade Chief Scout Graham Carr they are the players the club need to sign in [...]

Frustrated Star Admits He Must Keep Working Hard

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Papiss Cisse scored 11 goals for us in 22 appearances last season and his goals helped save us from relegation. Papiss scored those goals when he was not fully fit after suffering the broken knee cap in April of last year and when he was going to be finally fit this season we thought he [...]

This Player Looks Like Another Poor Signing By Newcastle

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Florian Thauvin was again pursued by Newcastle last summer and it turned out to be third time lucky for us because we had been after him a couple of times before starting with when he was at Bastia in January of 2013 but moved to Lille before then surprisingly moving to Marseille the following [...

Leicester’s Top Striker Could Miss Newcastle Game

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Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has withdrawn from the England squad after picking up a knock in Leicester's 2-1 win at home to Watford on November 7th. The FA have confirmed that Vardy is not fit for the game against France at Wembley on Tuesday, and Manchester United's Jesse Lingard has been called up.

Top Ten Finish Still Possible This Season

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The signs have been good over the last four game since our 6-1 thrashing at Manchester City that the players are getting used to playing together they know what's expected from them by the coaching staff and we have played well in those last four games well part from the last one. [...]

Newcastle After FC Twente Star Midfielder?

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Steve McClaren is no doubt keeping tabs on the Eredivisieand his former club FC Twente and one of their best players so far this season has been 22 year-old Moroccan International midfielder Hakim Ziyech who was born in the Netherlands. FC Twente are struggling in 15th place this season with just 9 points from their [.

Newcastle Plan To Keep Top Youngster On Tyneside

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When you remember that Ayoze Perez was signed last year for the Development squad summer when we beat some big clubs to sign him from Tenerife for €2M he will not be getting anywhere near big wages on Tyneside. Yet he produced immediately for us last season with seven good goals in 39 appearances [.

Injuries Cost Newcastle A Massive £25M Last Season

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Newcastle were at the top of almost every injury league for last season and there's news today that injuries cost Newcastle more than any other Premier League club last season a massive £25.6M. Mike Ashley please take note. The costs of injuries have been worked out from a new formula that has been [.

Newcastle Reported After Saido Berahino In January

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There is news on Sunday in the Star in what they are calling an exclusive that Newcastle will go after West Brom striker Saido Berahino. The 22 year-old will be in great demand if indeed he's made available and the fee will probably be close to 25M and we wonder if Newcastle will [...]

Newcastle Player Criticised While On International Duty

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It seems our boy Aleksandar Mitrovic is taking some criticism while he is on duty for Serbia during this International break. Serbia played the Czech Republic last night and they lost 4-1 in Ostrava and the performance was not good. Aleksandar Mitrovic in Serbian colors The friendly game doesn't seem to mean much to the [.

Newcastle Finally To Look At Solving This Problem

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For over ten years now Newcastle have been top of the injury league almost every season and we pick up an awful lot of injuries and there has to be a reason for that it cannot just be bad luck. We had hoped that Steve McClaren and the new coaching regime at Newcastle would [...]

Explosions During France Germany Game – Video

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It's a very sad day today after the terrorist attacks in Paris last night which started during the France Germany friendly game at the Stade de France when suicide bombers blew themselves up outside the Stadium and three people were killed. Things got an awful lot worse after that in what were thought to be [.

Top Youngster’s Injury Record A Concern

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Rolando Aarons had a great preseason last year and he was thought to be a tremendous young talent coming through for Newcastle after he had just signed his first professionalcontract the previous March along with Adam Armstrong and Freddie Woodman. But fast forward to this year and Rolando has been injured most of the [.

Surprisingly Bad News On Two Injured Newcastle Players

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Newcastle still have some injuries that we were hoping would be clearing up over the two-week International break, but there´s some bad news on Steven Taylor and Rolando Aarons. According to Physioroom.com we still have 10 injured players out and that´s the most of any Premier League team except Liverpool who also have 10.

Newcastle Are Improving – Here´s The Proof

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It seems that Newcastle are finally pulling out of our swoon at the start of the season, when it was even worse than last season and that was bad enough and led to protests and demonstrations for Alan Pardew to be fired. Last season we had 4 points from seven games in the league [...]

This Player Can Achieve His Dreams At Newcastle

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Ayoze Perez is again one of Newcastle's best players so far this season and he continues to improve as he did through his maiden season at Newcastle last term. The 22 year-old striker is attracting interest from some top clubs Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal are all said to be interested in signing him next [.

Newcastle To Clear The Decks For New Players In January

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Newcastle will be attempting to unload some players in January so we can bring in good playerswho will enhance our squad in an attempt to avoid relegation and move up the league table. The news is that Wolves and Charlton are said to be keen in taking French midfielder Yoan Gouffran, but it seems that [.

Paul Simpson Reveals Newcastle’s Transfer Process

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Paul Simpson has been interviewed on BBC Newcastle's Total Sport and at one point he went into some detail as to how the Newcastle United transfer dealings are handled with Graham Carr the one who scouts various players all over the place including in Europe and in Britain. Paul has talked about the responsibilities [.

Ashley Desperate For Newcastle Success – He’ll Invest In January

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Assistant coach Paul Simpson has been interviewed on BBC Total Sport and he's been asked about the January transfer window and whether Newcastle will be investing in bringing some new players into the club in January. We brought in four first teamers in the summer and three of them Chancel Mbemba, Gini Wijnaldum and [.

Armstrong’s Near Term Future Being Plotted By McClaren

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We had an article out yesterday where we argued that the best thing for Adam Armstrong was to keep him on loan at Coventry for the rest of the season and one reason for that is he's done so well so far with 12 goals in 14 appearances in League One and [...]

Newcastle Striker Hopes To Stay Out On Loan

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19-year-old Ivan Toney made his debut for Barnsley on Tuesday night in the 2-1 home win over York City in the Football League Trophy and Barnsley came back with two goals in the second half after being 1-0 down at half time. Ivan started the game and played for 83 minutes before being withdrawn. Ivan [.

This Cameroon Center-Back Great Value For Newcastle

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We reported a couple of days ago that Newcastle still retain an interest in signing center-back Jannik Vestergaard from Werder Bremen, who we were heavily linked with in the summer. But the news is that we would have to pay £15M for the Danish International who only joined Werder Bremen from Hoffenheim last January and [.

Fans Give Their Verdict On Andy Carroll – Poll Results

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If Newcastle were to try to sign Andy Carroll it would cost is around £20M to bring the Gateshead striker back home so that´s the question we put to our readers. Anoverwhelming majority of almost 90% think that would not be a good deal for Newcastle so maybe the national press will now stop [...]

McClaren Talks About Leadership At Newcastle

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It´s apparent that Fabricio Coloccini the Newcastle captain has been asked to be more vocal with the fans this season by head coach Steve McClaren, and Steve has admitted that he is trying to get Fabricio to take more responsibility. Yesterday Fabricio sent out another email to fans and certainly one thing McClaren is trying [.

Even More Top Clubs After Newcastle´s Budding Superstar

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There is news coming out of Spain today that Arsenal have entered the race to sign Newcastle striker Ayoze Perezafter bothManchesterUnited and Tottenham Hotspur have already registered an interest. Tottenham were reported to have bid £15M for the 22 year-old Spanish striker on the last day of the summer transfer window, butNewcastle turned down that [.

Love Letter From Captain – Geordie Fans Are Very Special

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Since Steve McClaren has arrived as the Newcastle head coach the communication from the coaching staff and especially from the captain Fabricio Coloccini has increased significantly and that cannot be too bad since communication from he club has always been poor under owner Mike Ashley. Colo had a great game last time out at [.

We´ve Given Every Player A Chance

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Steve McClaren arrived at Newcastle in early June and he has been able to have a good look at the squad he inherited and he also seems to have decided on a way of playing a 4-4-2 system and he's also been starting the same side over the last several games. They are [...]

This Is The Striker Newcastle Should Sign In January

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The fact that QPR have fallen down the Championship and at the moment are in 13th place on 20 points from 13 games means they are already a full 12 points behind 3rd placed Burnley and their chances of promotion this season seem to be somewhat remote. That probably means they will be very willing [.

How Newcastle Can Keep Their Best Players At The Club

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Newcastlehave some good players in the team at the moment although you cannot accuse us of having a good start to the season but hopefully with 7 points and two wins in the last four wins we are on our way up the league from 4th bottom place. The latest player who is attracting [...]

He Can Become A Big Player For Us – McClaren

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You cannot really blame Siem de Jong if he´s a bit disappointed at not being able to make the Newcastle first team and earlier this week he had spoken to a Dutch media outlet and he said if he couldn´t establish a first team place at Newcastle he could be moving back to Holland. Steve [...]

This Player Is Thriving in His New Role At Newcastle

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Ayoze Perez has been one of our best players this season after he immediately broke through last year in his first season on Tyneside and managed to play 39 times for the first team with 7 goals even though he initially was brought in for the Development squad. Ayoze has been one of our best [...]

This Is Why Newcastle´s Top Youngster Will Stay Where He Is

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There´snews today that Wolves are one of a number of Championship clubs who want to take 18 year-old Adam Armstrong on loan when his loan spell at Coventry City ends in January. The report is in the Chronicle and it´s hardly surprising that bigger clubs have become interested in the local lad who has scored [.

Former Manchester United Defender Could Arrive At Newcastle

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Newcastle were linked with 22 year-old Burnley center-half Michael Keane, who came though the Red Devils Youth Academy before joining Burnley permanently last January after being on loan there since the previous September. Newcastle will almost definitely bring in a center-back in January and Michael couldbe that central defender who comes in.

Martin O’Neill On Elliot – I Understand Newcastle’s Position

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We reported earlier today that Rob Elliot is out of the Republic of Ireland's important play-off game on Fridaynight in Bosnia and Herzegovina and he did not travel with the Ireland squad who jetted out today for the game. Martin has talked to Newcastle officials and with Rob himself who wants to play [.

Good News On Newcastle Goalkeeper Rob Elliot

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The good news we wanted to hear is that Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot has not travelled with the Republic of Ireland squad to Bosnia and Herzegovina for the first leg of their Euro 2016 play-off match. Maybe it's a selfish position to take because if you are Irish we know this is a really important [.

Newcastle Again Linked With Former Top England Defender

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Newcastle are again linked with Roma and former Arsenal, Chelsea and England left-back Ashley Cole who turns 25 just before Christmas. And while we were linked with Cole in the summer we doubt whether Newcastle are really interested in the former world-class left-back, who is currently at Roma with one year left on [.

Newcastle Can Sign This Top English Defender In January

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We are hoping that Newcastle will be signing some good players in January and with the experience we have had of signing players from the continent it's obvious it takes time for them to settle into the side and start to play well for the Magpies. Newcastle seemto be turning more towards signing English [.

Local Lad Determined To Star For Newcastle This Season

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Paul Dummett has had a poor year so far mainly because of injury and he's been out with a knee injury and a hamstring strain after playing injured in the last few games of last season in order to help us avoid relegation. But it's never good to play injured and he's suffered because of [...]

German Report Newcastle After Werder Bremen Defender

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There is news coming out of Germany that Newcastle are interested in signing Jannik Vestergaard from Werder Bremen, who we were heavily linked with in the summer. With the Premier League clubs becoming richer every year the English clubs are spreading their transfer business to many European countries and Germany is one popular place since [.

Do You Want Newcastle To Sign Andy Carroll For £20M?

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Theremust be another transfer window coming up we know thatbecause the national press are again talking about Newcastle United wanting to sign Andy Carroll our former striker after we sold him to Liverpool for £35M almost five years ago. We're sure West Ham would like to unload the striker, because he misses [.

Proof That McClaren Wants To Entertain At Newcastle

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There's a good report in the Chronicle today about Steve McClaren talking regualrly to Development manager Peter Beardsley about various things. We're sure some of that is to do with how the youngsters are coming along but also about how Newcastle used to play under Kevin Keegan when we were known as the entertainers.

Newcastle Want Championship Center-Back In January

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News tonight in the Mirror that Newcastle are interested in signing 24-year-old former England U21 international center-back Tom Lees who plays for Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship. The defender is rated at £7M and Norwich are also said to be interested. Tom Lees Sheffield Wednesday center-back Both clubs would like to sign the [.

These Two Players Still Newcastle’s Best Bet For January

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The opening of the Januarytransfer window is just 51 days away just over seven weeks and we are really hoping that Newcastle will again be willing to spend big moneytobring players in who will strengthen the squad. And in the interests of immediately strengthening the squad bring players in who can immediately [.

Why The Newcastle Goalkeeper Is A Top Professional

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Maybe a good definition of goalkeeper Rob Elliot he is a good team player and earlier this year he signed an extension to his contract with little fanfare that keeps him at the club until 2019 and from what we have seen in three games from Rob deputising for the injured Tim Krul [...]

It Was A Nightmare – I Was A Prisoner – I’m Back From Hell

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Hatem Ben Arfa has shown a lot of character this season at Nice in being able to get back to his very best form after he had a poor season last season in the Premier League. The 28 year-old was excluded from training with the Newcastle first team at the start of last season and [...]

Newcastle Player Refutes Claims Against Him

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It must be difficult being a professional footballer these days when there seems to be all kinds of stories made up about the players and some of them are even true. A few months ago the news at Newcastle was that Papiss Cisse and Cheick Tiote were the bad eggs in the Newcastle dressing [...]

This Transfer Story Is Hard To Believe

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Another transfer window is coming up so we suppose more stories are coming out that Newcastle want to sign 26 year-old West Ham United striker Andy Carroll, who we let move to Liverpool almost five years ago for £35M and Andy has been dogged by persistent injuries ever since. Andy Carroll coming back to [.

Newcastle Need To Give This Budding Superstar A New Deal

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Ayoze Perez is being linked with some big clubs presumably for a January move and those clubs areLiverpool, Tottenham, and Manchester United who are all tracking the 22 year-old Spanish striker who has been in good form for Newcastle this season and he's scored 3 goals in 10 appearances for us including the winner [.

I Play Champions League Football At Newcastle Every Week

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Both Siem de Jong and Gini Wijnaldum have been talking on a Dutch web-site this week and we covered what Siem had said yesterday that he hoped to make the breakthrough at Newcastle but if his couldn't do that he would consider maybe moving back to Holland. Gini Wijnaldum was asked in the same [...]

Battle Brewing Over Rob Elliot

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Rob Elliot was being assessed by a specialist yesterday to see if he is fully recovered from that thigh injury and we suppose if he's given the all-clear he will join up with the Republic of Ireland squad for their two-game qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina. Martin O'Neill knows all about the great game Rob [.

Newcastle Youngster Keen On New Challenge

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It was confirmed today that our impressive 19 year-old striker will be spending a 28 day loan spell at Barnsley and he just cannot wait to get started. Ivan Toney looking forward to loan spell This is what Ivan tweeted today: Happy to join @bfc_official on loan. Can't wait to get started and score [.

Newcastle Younger Creating Buzz – We Are Delighted With Him

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Ayoze Perez has already improved at Newcastle this season and that adds to his vast improvement lastseason in his first term at Newcastle United and after struggling for a first team place early in the season his class and goalscoring ability is keeping the experienced Papiss Cisse out of the side.

Midfield Star Hints At Leaving Newcastle

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Luuk de Jong had a tough time of things when he was on loan at Newcastle last season and he played12 times for us but didn't manage to score a goal. His brother Siem arrived last year and he had a tough season in his first year at the club because of injuries, but he [...]

Newcastle Star – Win Will Give Us Confidence

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Steve McClaren said that Cheick Tiote still had a job to do for us once he recovered from his long-standing knee injury and Steve was true to his word and Cheick has started the last four games. It takes a few games for players to get back into the swing of things and we thought [...]

It’s Official – Striker Leaves Newcastle For Barnsley

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We had reported yesterday there were various reports that 19 year-old Ivan Toney would be joining struggling League One club Barnsley on loan and that's today been made official by Newcastle United. Ivan Toney on loan to Barnsley This is what has been put on the Newcastle web-site: Newcastle United striker Ivan Toney [.

Here’s Why Newcastle Will Keep Their Top Players In January

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Newcastle need to reinforce the team this January and bring in some new players and there has been news recently that Newcastle could lose three top players at that time. The players being touted as those who may leave are Ayoze Perez, Daryl Janmaat and Moussa Sissoko but why would Newcastle allow three of [.

Signs The Newcastle Ship Finally Being Turned Around

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We've had a lot of game this season where we have played very well yet not got what we deserved from the games and one very good example is the last home game against Stoke when we did everything expect score to get all 3 points. LastSaturday was the polar opposite of that and [...]

Newcastle Reported Ready To Sign Top Player In January

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There are reports coming out of both Italy and Spain that Newcastle are preparing to sign Manchester United's out of favor goalkeeper Victor Valdes and indeed since Tim Krul's season-ending knee injury in the last International break there have been multiple reports that Newcastle are interested in signing the former Barcelona goalkeeper.

Newcastle Could Sign Manchester United Midfielder In January

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Jesse Lingard scored his first Manchester United goal on Saturday as the Red Devils beat West Brom at home 2-0 and Jesse was a player we were after in the summer and Steve McClaren knows all about him after he was on loan at Derby County earlier this year. Jesse Lingard after scoring on Saturday [...

Coloccini Names Example Of Strong Character At Newcastle

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We have to say we have been even more impressed with Rob Elliot´s display on Saturday at Bournemouth having found out more of what happened last week and what happened during the game. Rob revealed that was against medical advice that he played on Saturday and that during the game he still felt some pain [.

Rob Elliot Named In Republic Of Ireland Squad

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As we had expected Martin O´Neill has names Rob Elliot in his reduced Ireland squad for the playoffs with Bosnia-Herzegovina. But with the news today that Rob played yesterday against advice from the Newcastle medical team it seems unlikely to us that Steve McClaren can let him goon International duty with his thigh still [.

Report Newcastle Striker To Join League One Club

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There as news last week that 19 year-old Newcastle striker Ivan Toney would be allowed out on loan to get some first-team playing time and The Sun is reporting today that they believe that club will be League One Barnsley whoare currently 3rd bottom with 14 points from their 16 games played. 19 year-old [.

McClaren Reveals Two Aspects Of Newcastle’s Lucky Win

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Over 1,300 Geordie fans made the long 720 miles round trip to Bournemouth yesterday getting picked up by the buses in Newcastle at around 2:00 am on Saturday morning. As the commentators said on NBC Sports yesterday those are the real supporters and of course they are absolutely right. Steve McClaren and Eddie [.

Shearer Gives His Verdict On Newcastle

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Alan Shearer is a pretty straight guy and doesn't embellish things too much so like the rest of us he didn't think the Newcastle's display was very good at all yesterday in fact it was very poor. But the former Newcastle and England striker thought Rob Elliot was superb between the sticks and [...]

Newcastle Performance Points To A McClaren Weakness

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It´s true that Bournemouth dominated Newcastle in yesterday´s game on the south coast and what was worrying again for Newcastle is against a team we had every chance of beating we decide not to show up for the game. Well apart from goalkeeper Rob Elliot who had a great game and captain Fabricio Coloccini [.

Three Positions Newcastle Need To Strengthen In January

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There was a Board Meeting last week between Lee Charnley, Steve McClaren, Graham Carr and Bob Moncur and the reports of the meeting were that Steve McClaren wanted to strengthen the side all over the pitch and on yesterday´s showing at Bournemouthhe´s rightto think that way. It was a poor performance yesterday, but also [.

Our Man Of The Match Was Magnificent – Worth 3 Points

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It´s not many times you have one man play so brilliantly to win a game for Newcastle United, but that´s exactly what happened yesterday when Rob Elliot put in a magnificent performance at Bournemouth to keep his second clean sheet in a row and get Newcastle only our second win of the season and our [.

Goalscorer Perez Tweets Thanks To Fans

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Here´s a tweet our goalscorer Ayoze Perez sent out after the game this afternoon thanking the great support of the Newcastle away fans today. YES!! Big win today! Congrats to @the_dilsh and all the team! The fans deserved the points! Thanks for your support! pic.twitter.com/yr7lbTDPPu Ayoze Perez (@AyozePG) November 7, 2015

McClaren To Make Another Important Decision On Elliot

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Martin O´Neill´sprovisional squad of 39 for the playoff games with will be trimmed down on Monday and there is a decent chance that Rob Elliot, who was one of five goalkeepers named could be in the final squad. But it remains to be seen if Steve McClaren will call O´Neil to tell him Rob [...]

Alan Shearer Reacts To Newcastle Win With Wry Tweet

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After a very poor first half performance at Bournemouth this afternoon the only oddity is that we managed to score a goal and after being dominated by Bournemouth we went in at the break 1-0 up. In the second half we played only a little better but as the second half went on Bournemouth seemed [...]

Very Poor Performance But Great Result

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We have played well at times this season got nothing out of the game with some example being the defeat at Sunderland and at home to Arsenal when in each case we were reduced to 10 men in the first half. And last week we should have got all 3 points but couldn't get the [...]

Newcastle Hero – Team Spirit Kept Us Going

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We're not sure if this is the best Rob Elliot display ever for Newcastle because he was fantastic when we were slaughtered 4-0 at Southamptonon 29th March 2014 when his heroics kept the score down to four. But as for his display meaning something in terms of points Rob's magnificent display for Newcastle today [.

McClaren – Elliot Was Magnificent But We Couldn’t Play Today

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Newcastle now have 7 points of their 10 points in the league from the last four games so on paper we seem to be coming away a little bit and we are now out of the bottom three after a good 1-0 win at Bournemouth today, but we were saved by the magnificence of our [...]

Elliot Simply Magnficent In Newcastle’s 1-0 Win At Bournemouth

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There's no doubt who Newcastle's hero was today as Rob Elliot saved Newcastle especially in the first half when he made four excellent saves and he also came out rushing for another as Mbemba failed to control the ball on the slippery surface and out came To kick the ball to safety and save Newcastle.

Video – Perez Winning Goal In 1-0 Win At Bournemouth

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Here is Ayoze Perez's winning goal at Bournemouth today which came after 27 minutes after the home side had dominated the play. Newcastle had to thank Rob Elliot who made some outstanding saves to keep us in the game especially in the first half.

These Fringe Players Will Get Their Chance At Newcastle

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Newcastle have had a good bench latelyand it gives Steve McClaren an opportunity to change the game in the second half if he needs to with some good players coming in. Three such players on the bench at the moment are new £12M signing FlorianThauvin, Siem de Jong and veteran Papiss Cisse who [.

Newcastle Star Player Still Enjoying His Football

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Gini Wijnaldum exploded a few weeks ago when he scored four great goals in our 6-2 win against Norwich City one of the newly promoted clubs and we could do with a similar win today at Bournemouth who are in the Premier League for the very first time this season. That would [...]

Newcastle Never Close To Emergency Loan For Goalkeeper

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With allthe news after last Saturday´s0-0 draw with Stoke that Rob Elliot had injured his thigh again and was seen to limp off the field people thought at that time it was almost certain we would have to bring in a goalkeeper on loan for the game today at Bournemouth. But when nobody arrived [..

Newcastle Unchanged For Vital Game At Bournemouth

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Steve McClaren has just announced his team for the important away game at Bournemouth today and it's unchanged from last week's team that drew 0-0 at home to Stoke City. Here are the teams just announced for the game at the Vitality Stadium: Bournemouth (4-3-3): Adam Federici; Adam Smith, Simon Francis, Sylvain Distin, Charlie Daniels; [.

Board Meeting Held To Identify January Transfer Targets

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During the press conference that Steve McClaren held today for the game at Bournemouth tomorrow the second question that was asked was on the January transfer window but Steve laughed and sai there arestill a lot of games to play before that and he will address January when we get there. It´s interesting that the [.

We Want To Instill Calm, Patience And Consistency

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Steve McClaren and his coaching staff cannot be accused of not working hard on the training field and off it and they are trying to get the players to play in a certain way and over the last three games even though we have only 4 points we´ve seen the players seem to know exactly [...]

Encouraging News On Rolando Aarons

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We thought that Steve McClaren has some better news about Rolando Aarons who was injured again last Friday in training with an ankle injury, but Steve says it is not a long term injury and he will be out for about three or four weeks. So that means Rolando will miss very few games with [...]

Newcastle Lining Up British Players For January

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Newcastle were the favorites to sign 18 year-old Dele Alli in January and when it got late in the month we failed to seal the deal and in came Tottenham Hotspur and paid around £5M for Dele and he is now starring for Spurs and showing he is an excellent prospect and certainly can become [...]

BBC Pundit – Newcastle Have Turned A Corner

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Former Newcastle coach Mark Lawrenson thinks Newcastle have recently turned a corner, but he still doesn't think we will beat Bournemouth tomorrow predicting that we will only be able to get a draw. If that happens then Newcastle fans will again be hugely disappointed that against Sunderland, Stoke and Bournemouth we picked up only [.

Good News For Newcastle Today

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As expected after Rob Elliot has had two says of training has been declared fit by Steve McClaren at his press conference for the Bournemouth game today. He may be fit to play and that's good that he will start, but it's debatable whether he is fully fit so we hope his thigh holds up [...]

Assurance For Newcastle Fans – Plenty To Look Forward To

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The Premier League is difficult to get used to and it often takes players a full season or sometimes even longer to get used to the physical play and work effort demanded from them. No games are easy and Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini is a good example of a player who struggled in his first [..

Sky Sports Pundit Has Good News For Newcastle Fans

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Tomorrow's game at Bournemouth will give Newcastle fans a good idea of what the season aheadcould look like. Have we just made a poor start to the season and dropped points we shouldn't have dropped and now will start to come away and climb the league table? Or is it going to be another season [.

This Is The Result Newcastle Fans Expect At Bournemouth

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It´s certainly a crucial game at Bournemouth for us tomorrow ans we just hope after the game we are not talking about the poor game the referee had or the fantastic play of the opposing goalkeeper which is what hashappened in ourlast two games at Sunderland and at home to Stoke. Even though we played [.

Newcastle Will Take Risk – Three Goalkeepers Travel South

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It seems that Newcastle will take another chance with Rob Elliot pn Saturday and he has been nursing a thigh injury for a little while now and it went in the second half against Stoke City last Saturday, but the 29 year-old was able to finish the game. You've got to give it to Rob [...]

Is This Newcastle’s Best Team For Bournemouth?

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Newcastle are hoping that both Rob Elliot and Daryl Janmaat will be fit for the game at Bournemouth on Saturday, but we have to say our goalkeeping situation seems to be just a little dodgy with Elliot still suffering from a thigh injury just like he was about a year ago when substituting for [...]

Altercation Will Only Help Newcastle Get Their Man

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Andros Townsend seems like he will almost certainly leave Tottenham in January after the altercation he had with a fitness coach at the end of the 3-1 home win against Aston Villa on Monday night at White Hart Lane. What made things worse was that after the altercation Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino went public and [.

Newcastle To Take A Huge Risk At Bournemouth

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We seem to be almost in the same situation we were almost a year ago with Tim Krul out injured this time for the season and Rob Elliot deputizing but with a dodgy thigh injury that could go at any time. And we have a player on the bench who has never played for [...]

There’s A Trust And No Worries – We’re Doing Well

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Fabricio Coloccini had a good solid game at the back for Newcastlelast Saturday against Stoke and when Fabricio is in form then Newcastle are usually in form too. We have noticed the captain is giving a lot more interviews under Steve McClaren than he ever did when Alan Pardew was in charge at Newcastle and [.

Two Youngsters On Standby For Crucial Match

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The Newcastle coaching staff are hoping that Rob Elliot will be fit to start the game at Bournemouth on Saturday but 18 year-old Freddie Woodman is standing by just in case and he could make his debut for Newcastle at the start of the game or at some time during the game. In the same [...]

Former Geordie Star Has No Worries About Newcastle

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Andy Carroll is just like the rest of us who were born and brought up in the Newcastle area you are a Newcastle United fan through and through. Andy did really well at Newcastle before we flogged him for £35M on January 31st 2011 to Liverpool but he didn'tmake it at the Reds [...]

Newcastle Want To Sign Dutch International Winger In January

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Newcastle are expected to have a busy transfer window in January in an attempt to keep Newcastle in the Premier League and as many as four players could be arriving on Tyneside at that time. January is a very difficult window to get clubs to release their best players half-way through the season, and it´s [.

Trialist Hits Hat-Trick For Newcastle

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Finnish teenager Mauro Severino is said to be on trial at Newcastle and in a behind the scenes game today the Finnish U16 player scored three goals. The 16 year-old immediately took to his Twitter account with the good news. Big win w/lads 4-3 against Blackpool U18 proud to score 3 goals today #newcastleunitedfc ?

Newcastle Coach Explains What Newcastle Need To Do

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Paul Simpson gave what we assume will be a regular nufcTV interview before each one of our games this season and he covered a wide range of topics including our injury situation, with Rolando Aarons unfortunately having picked up a serious foot injury and that goalkeeper Rob Elliot still has a chance to start the [.

Reports McClaren Decides To Send Top Youngster Out On Loan

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Reports in the national press today that Newcastle will finally listen to loan offers for our 19 year-old striker Ivan Toney, who has made a very good start to his Newcastle career since signing on in the summer from Northampton Town. Ivan has played 8 times for the Newcastle U21 side and has 5 goals [.

Newcastle Reported Interested In Giant Goalkeeper

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talkSPORT are reporting today that there are several Premier League clubs, including Newcastle United who are interested in giant Croatian goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic who stands 6'7″ tall. Lovre currently plays for his home-town club Hajduk Split in the Croatian First Football League and he has played for all the Croatian Youth sides and once for [.

Coventry 4 Barnsley 3 – Video Of Goals Include Armstrong Brace

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Here are all seven goals in the 4-3 win by Coventry over Barnsley last night. Goalscorers in order for Coventry Ryan Kent, Adam Armstrong (2) and Joe Cole and for Barnsley Alfie Mawson and then Josh Scowen gets the last two.

Adam Armstrong Compared To World Class Sergoio Aguero

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18 year-old Coventry City's on-loan striker Adam Armstrong has scored 12 goals in 14 games for the club where is on loan from Newcastle and he is the top scorer in the Premier league and Joe Cole who recently joined Coventry has said that the Newcastle lad reminds him of Sergio Aguero. That can't [..

Can Newcastle Do This At Bournemouth?

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Newcastle have flattered to deceive in the last three games since we were humiliated 6-1 at Manchester City when we went to sleep for 20 minutes and paid the cost as the Manchester side hit six goals past us. Since then the truth is we have played well in general although we were a [...]

There’s A Chance Newcastle Will Recall Adam Armstrong

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Adam Armstrong is doing just great out on loan at Coventry City and he's scoring the goals for the Midlands club under the watchful eye of experienced manager Tony Mowbray. In fact with his fifth brace last night in Coventry's 4-3 win over Barnsley he is top of the League One scoring charts with 12 [.

Steve McClaren’s Rare Praise For Newcastle Defender

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Jamaal Lascelles was almost the hero on Saturday when he came on for the injured Daryl Janmaat and after 85 minutes he powered a tremendous header that had "goal" written all over it but then Jack Butland made another terrific save probably the best of the match to deny Newcastle at the end. [...]

Update On Five Injured Players – One Is Serious

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Paul Simpson has given an interview with nufcTV and during that interview towards the end he went through Newcastle's injury status and we currently have 12 players out with injury. It's not a good situation and the worst injury seems to be some serious damage to Rolando AaRons ankle that he picked up in training [.

Amazing Adam Armstrong Scores Another Two For Coventry

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Coventry City had their second home win in four days tonight as they beat Coventry City 4-3 with goals from Kent and former West Ham and England International Joe Cole and another brace from Newcastle's 18 year-old on-loan striker Adam Armstrong. That's taken Adam up to 12 goals in the league one in 14 appearances [.

Surprising Prognosis On Goalkeeper Rob Elliot

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Paul Simpson has talked about the upcoming game on Saturday at Bournemouth and he was asked about the goalkeeper situation with news mainly out of London today that we are looking to bring in Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni on an emergency loan. But surprising news from Paul is that Rob Elliot is still only [.

Jack Colback Sets Return Date

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Jack Colback seems to be going by the book when he says he hopes to be back by mid-December because that's six weeks after he picked up the injury and that was the prognosis of thespecialist he visited in London. We are still hoping that Jack could be back before that time but of course [...]

It’s About Time Newcastle Finally Solved This Problem

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There was news last night that Rolando Aarons has picked up a foot injury and he was seen at St. James' Park at the U21 game on crutches with his right foot in a protective boot. The Chronicle reported that he picked up the injury in training on Friday in a 50-50 challenge for the [...]

Not Signing This Player Has Already Cost Newcastle

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We were linked with signing Charlie Austin all summer and it became the long-running soap opera of the transfer window and we ended up not signing him even though the Mirror reported in early June it was a done deal. And the Mirror is one of the papers that is a preferred outlet for Newcastle, [...]

First Transfer Deal Ready To Be Completed In January

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Remy Cabella started for Marseille in the number 10 role on Sunday at Nantes in a game that Marseille won 1-0 to continue their climb up the French League after a poor start to the season. Remy Cabella in action for Marseille Head coach and former Real Madrid midfielderMichel is in background The win takes [.

It’s Good News Bad News For This Newcastle Star

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Siem de Jong played the full game for the U21 side last night at St. James' Park when we won 2-0 against Aston Villa and the two goals came in the final 12 minutes from 18 year-old Callum Roberts and both were set up by 19 year-old striker Ivan Tony. Both teenagers were outstanding for [...]

Newcastle Make Surprise Move For Goalkeeper

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There are reports today that Newcastle are making a move to bring Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni on anemergency loan deal for the game at Bournemouth on Saturday. The experienced 36 year-old Argentine is currently being kept out of the first team by Welsh International Wayne Hennessey and may be Newcastle are hoping former manager [.

New Injury Blow In Training To Top Player

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Ona day when both Sadio Haidara and Kevin Mbabuwere injured in the 2-0 U21 win against Aston Villa at St. James' Park there is some bad news tonight that Rolando Aarons has picked up a new injury during training. According to the Chronicle tonight after almost recovering from a calf injury that had kept him [.

Two First Teamers Injured As Youngsters Star In U21 Win

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Siem De Jong, Jamaal Lascelles and Massadio Haidara were starters for the U21 side tonight at St. James Park to keep their match fitness up, but it was one of our 18 year-olds Callum Roberts who was the star of the show tonight and scored two goals in the last 12 minutes (78 [...]

Star Player Explains What’s Needed At Newcastle

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When Gini Wijnaldum gets the ball and runs with it, he looks just great in full flow and he is full of skill and movement but even Gini couldn't score for us on Saturday against Stoke. Jack Butland did make a decent save from the Dutchman from a free kick when Jack put the [...]

We Don’t Need Any Of This Against Bournmouth

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One of our most consistent players this season has been our new center-back Chancel Mbemba and the 21 year-=old put in another solid display on Saturday and with Coloccini also having a good game we recorded our second clean sheet of the season against Stoke City ion the 0-0 and we have what is [...]

Newcastle Star Hopeful Of Making A Difference

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Siem de Jong got a rare run out for the first team on Saturday against Stoke as he came on for the last 20 minutes of a game we should have won. Newcastle created maybe six excellent chances to score, mostly in the second half, but we couldn´t score the one goal that was needed [...]

Our Man Of The Match Continues To Impress

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We dominated the second half against Stoke City on Saturdaybut could get a goal to win the game so we still have just one win in the 11 league games this season and only four wins in 30 league games this year and that´s a terrible record. But we did have some decent [...]

Is This Why Newcastle Fans Are Happy?

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Newcastle fans have been very patient this season and again on Saturday in what turned out to be a frustrating game because we should have beaten Stoke but couldn't get a goal the fans stayed with the team right through the game. The fans saw some great goalkeeping from England goalkeeper Jack Butland [.

McClaren – It´s A Bad Situation We Are In

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We thought that Steve McClaren was ready to give 18 year-old Freddie Woodman his debut next Saturday at Bournemouth, but after seeing additionalcomments from the head coach after the 0-0 draw against Stoke City at home yesterday maybe not. Indeed, Rob Elliot was a fitness doubt for yesterday´s game but kept a clean sheet [.

Newcastle Coach – Progress Being Made – Thanks Fans

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We have not done well in the first 11 games of the season in fact it´s the worst start in our 123 year history. but on the positive side of things there are definite signs since the Manchester City game that the players are starting to gel a bit and they certainly seem [...]

Shearer Takes Sly Swipe At Sunderland

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Everton were clinical today against Sunderland at Goodison Park and while Sunderland did well after being 2-0 down to come back to 2-2 with goals in stoppage time just before half time from Jermain Defoe and five minutes into the second half from Steven Fletcher they were then quickly dismantled by a very good [.

Newcastle Eyeing Several Strikers For January

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Newcastle are lining up various striker targets that we could sign in January and that's one of the weaknesses of the side at the moment we are just not ruthless enough in front of goal. We just watched the Everton 6-2 dismantling of Sunderland and the Toffees took their chances and if we [...]

Newcastle Youngster Likely To Get Huge Opportunity

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Steve McClaren talked on nufcTV immediately after the game yesterday and was asked about the status of goalkeeper Rob Elliot who made two excellent saves for us yesterday. Rob had a thigh problem but was given a fitness test before the game and he told McClaren he could play and he did well until [..

With Newcastle It´s Always Something

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We played really well last week at Sunderland, but we came away with a 3-0 defeat but the general consensus was that we played well and it was only the rookie ref Robert Madley who not only gave away a penalty for a little nudgeon Steven Fletcher, but he then sent him off. There´s [...]

This Stat Should Shock Newcastle Fans

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We have played well in the last three games and have picked up 4 points from those games, but we could have won all three given a bit of luck and experienced refereeing. But we didn´t and instead we are still in the bottom three and we really need wins rather than draws [...]

Newcastle To Strengthen Side With Big January Transfers

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We are still worried about Newcastle's plight even if we have played quite well over the last three games we just haven´t picked up the points our displays seem to have deserved and it´s for one reason or another. Usually another. Smiling Lee Charnley and Mike Ashley This musthave been taken at the [.