Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2016

Tuesday’s Results Only Mixed For Newcastle

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Newcastle moved to second bottom of the league tied on points with Norwich and Sunderland, after Sunderland picked up a point in a 2-2 home draw against Crystal Palace and it was Fabio Borini who equalized in stoppage time for the Black Cats that moved them above both Newcastle and Norwich and out of the [.

Newcastle Should Not Be Allowing This Exciting Youngster Leave

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We reported a day or two ago thatRolando Aarons could be on his way out of Newcastle and it seems there is no agreement on contract terms between newcatsle and Rolando's agents and so he could well leave this summer. That's one reason we hear that big clubs like Arsenal, Juventus and AC Milan would [.

McClaren Non-Committal On Captain – Then Gives Glowing Reference

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Steve McClaren has given his press conference this afternoon and he was non-committal on who will replace Coloccini as captain, after Steve gave an update on Colo and said he will probably miss the next two games. "Colo is extremely doubtful for the next two games but we are assessing him day-by-day after a calf [.

McClaren Expresses Newcastle Frustrations – Two Defenders Out

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Steve McClaren has just given his press conference for the Stoke City game tomorrow night and both Fabricio Coloccini and Chancel Mbemba are likely to miss both of the next two vital games. There are some initial comments coming from he newcatsle head coach and he seems frustrated with the team and threes bade news [.

With Newcastle’s Squad You Wonder Why They’re 3rd Bottom

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Steve McClaren will be giving his news conference about now and Mark Hughes the Stoke City manager is doing his press conference for the vital game at the Britannia Stadium tomorrow night. And Mark has hit the nail on the head with his initial comments on Newcastle's squad. Mark Hughes Stoke manager This is [.

More Newcastle Players Return To Training

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Newcastle United had Fabricio Coloccini, Paul Dummett and Jack Colback all back in training yesterday with the important game at Stoke tomorrow night but it remains to be seen if Coloccini is fit to play. Certainly it looks like both Jack Colback and Paul Dummett will be back in the squad and available for [.

Things Will Not Get Any Better Tomorrow For Newcastle

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Newcastle fans would just love to get a win against Stoke tomorrow night, but things could get worse for Newcastle, with the Britannia Stadium not being a happy hunting ground for the club and we´ve lost our last three league fixtures there. We don´t really expect things to be any different tomorrow night.

These Frailties Could See Newcastle Relegated

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We have often made the comparison between the Leicester City and Newcastle squads this seasonand on paper at least the Newcastle squad looks stronger especially after another £29M has been spent on the side in the January transfer window. But we don´t see many leaders in the side and Chroniclecolumnist Don Hutchison hits the nail [.

Newcastle In Contact To Sign Impressive Center-Back

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Newcastle were reported to be interested in Lyon center-back Samuel Umtiti over the weekend and there seems to be some validation of that interest coming from his agent Yannick Umtiti who happens to be the brother of Samuel, According to reports we have been watching the player all this season and certainly we [.

Steve McClaren Issues Rallying Call To Players

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We are not exactly holding our breath in anticipation of a good result at Stoke City on Wednesday night but it would be terrific if we could win only our third game on the road this season and that would be after 14 away games. That's what isneeded for Newcastle to survive this [...]

Newcastle Linked With Impressive Young English Center-Back

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Newcastle United are being linked with young Huddersfield Town prospect Jordan Williams in the Huddersfield Examiner? today. The England U17 International plays at center-back which is not a position Newcastle have been storing in over the last three years or so, but it does seem like the club are interested in getting more English players [.

Newcastle Interested In International Left-Back

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Newcastle were interested in signing Lorient left-back Raphael Guerreiro last summer, and it looks like we are still keeping tabs on the Portuguese International left-back with the club presumably going to attempt to strengthen the defense this summer which is long overdue. The Northern Echo has a little piece today saying we are following [.

This Striker Still Newcastle´s Top Target This Summer

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West Brom won their second league game in succession on Saturday after losing at Newcastle 1-0 three weeks ago and this time it was a home win against Crystal Palace 3-2 after being 3-0 up at half time. The other game they won was an amazing 1-0 win at Everton when they had around27% possession [..

Newcastle Could Lose Top Youngster This Summer

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Rolando Aarons is finally back to fitness again and pushing for a place in Newcastle´s first team, but there are also some top European clubs circling whowould like to sign him in the summer when he will become a free agent. Newcastle cannot be accused in any way of being a well run club over [...

Is This Newcastle´s Best Team For Stoke City?

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Newcastle return to action at Stoke City on Wednesday night after 18 days preparing for this game and we´ll just have to wait and see which team turns up for the game and whether there will be any additional fight and spirit than the team showed last time out at Stamford Bridge. We were hammered [..

This is The Obvious Weak Link At Newcastle

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Newcastle certainly have the players to escape relegation for a second season running, but the head coach Steve McClaren has been unable to get much out of what is now a good squad with some good players in it. Certainly our squad is a lot stronger than the other sides fighting against relegation and £82M [.

Newcastle Interested In Top Anderlecht Winger

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There will be lots of news story about players Newcastle will be after in this summer´s transfer window and assuming we can stay in the Premier League then it could be one of the biggest transfer windows for Newcastle ever and will probably exceed the £52M we spent last summer. But first of all we [.

Whatever Newcastle Are DoIng On This – It’s Not Working

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Newcastle are renowned for being at the top of the Injury Table in the Premier League almost every single season as injuries tend to decimate our squad, because it has never been very big to start with. And at the Fans Forum meeting last Monday night a question was asked about the injuries we pick [.

The Strange Exploits Of Alan Pardew At Crystal Palace

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At the end of last year Crystal Palace were 5th top of the league with 31 points from their first 19 games of the season,but after another eight league games played this year they are on 32 points from 27 games played and in 14th place after they went down 3-2 at West Brom yesterday [...]

Newcastle To Attempt Huge Double Transfer Deal In Summer

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One reason we have had such a very poor season so far is that Newcastle didn´t bring inenough defenders in the summer and we were really lacking a top center-back and a proven Premier League goalscorer after last summer´stransfer window, when we paid out a huge £52M for four senior players. In fact we are [.

This Would Be Another Mistake By Steve McClaren

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We don´t think Steve McClaren is good enough to be Newcastle´s manager and we also have our doubts that he can save us this season in the Premier League after the former England manager has presided over the Magpiesworst ever season in the Premier League ever. Newcastle have a huge problem with away games and [.

Injured Players Return Early – Great News For Stoke Game

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Well would you believe it, but both Chancel Mbemba and Aleksandar Mitrovic have returned to training according to long-running website nufc.com and both could make the vital Stoke City game at the Britannia Stadium on Wednesday night a game we should be looking to win. The center-back and striker trained with the rest of [.

This Is Steve McClaren’s Achilles Heel As A Manager

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There is a lot more to being a good manager in football than simply being brilliant on the training ground with the players. Some of this is team selection, when to make substitutions and change things during a game and maybe most of all whether you can inspire your players to play at their best. [..

Results Went Mainly Newcastle’s Way Today

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The only two sides beneath Newcastle in the league table Aston Villa and Sunderland both lost today Sunderland lost 1-0 at West Ham and Aston Villa went down 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium, where Newcastle play on Wednesday night. The Hammers extended their unbeaten home run to 13 games with the win over [.

Newcastle Already Have One Deal Completed For The Summer

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On loan Newcastle midfielder Remy Cabella willsign full time for Marseille in the summer when his loan deal completes and as we understand it once he had played 12 first team games for Marseille the permanent transfer automatically kicks in. In his loan contract there was aclause/option to buy for €8M (£6.

Player’s Dire Warning To His Newcastle Team Mates

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The long wait to our next game since the Chelsea disgrace is almost over and our next game is at Stoke City on Wednesday night. We are just hoping that Newcastle will be a lot better than we were at StamfordBridge where we were simply a disgrace. There are just 12 games to play [...]

Poll – Can Newcastle Get A Win At Stoke City?

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It's a very important game for us at the Britannia Stadium on Wednesday night and if our players put in performance like we have in our last two road games at Everton and Chelsea we will lose our 11th away game in 14 at the Britannia Stadium. If we are to survive being relegated for [...]

Relegation Will Only Add To Newcastle’s Disastrous Decline

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In the Fans Forum meeting on Monday night Newcastle's reps made a point of saying a number of times they did not expect to be relegated this season and were confident we can get out of the relegation zone before May comes around. But you couldn't help thinking the club is in almost complete denial [.

More Good News For Newcastle On The Injury Front

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News today that Kevin Mbabu has returned to training with the Newcastle first team and that could give us another option at our problematic left-back position. We're not sure whether Paul Dummett will be available for the game at the Britannia Stadium on Wednesday night, but if Kevin is fit he showed against Chelsea last [.

Newcastle Leading The Pack To Sign Young Owls Striker

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News in The Sun today that Newcastle are in the lead to sign Sheffield Wednesday youngster George Hirst, who is the son of the former Wednesday striker David Hirst, who scored 128 goals in 359 appearances form 1986-1997 for the Owls. George is just 17 but scored two goals for the England U-17 side against [.

Newcastle Youngster – I Can Be As Good As Wayne Rooney

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YoungNewcastle United striker Adam Armstrong only just turned 19 earlier this monthand he has told The Sun that he has talked to his hero Wayne Rooney and he hopes to emulate what Wayne has done in football which is a lot. Adam has set the League One alight this season with his loan spell [..

Star’s Strategy – We Need More Ups And Less Downs

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Siem de Jong continued his terrible luck with injuries when he suffered a freak eye injury last month during training and his contact lens broke in his eye and at one point he was in danger of losing the sight in that right eye. When you consider the injuries the 27 year-old had last season [...]

Newcastle Forward – We Have Options For The Stoke Game

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Ayoze Perez could be leading the line at Stoke next Wednesday night which is a critical game for Newcastle after we have taken ap[art in our previous two away games at Everton and at Chelsea and we conceded 8 goals in the process. As usual the Spanish U21 International is upbeat and he will [...]

If Newcastle Stay Up This Should Proceed – Quickly

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It was understandable when last year it looked like we could go down that the plansfor the new world-class training facility at Benton were put on hold and since things have got worse than last season then it's not surprising that the work still has not started. But Newcastle need to get the work [.

Newcastle Hint At Pending Transfer Deals This Summer

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Newcastle will be in the summer transfer window for sure, but our targets will change depending on whether we are a Premier League club or a Championship club in May. If we doget relegated then it will be important to retain as many good players as possible and whereas last time we went down the [.

Newcastle Striker – I Feel Fit, Sharp And Very Focused

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In order to try to get Newcastle out of the bottom three of the league table, which we have been in and around all season, manager Steve McClaren may have to start relying one some of our more experienced players. One of those who is coming back from injury is 30 year-old Senegal striker Papiss [..

Former Player Argues The Case Against McClaren

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When Steve McClarenwas appointed to manage Newcastle last season just a few days after he had been sacked by Derby County all we heard from former players like Michael Owen was that Steve was a great coach and good to work with on the playing field. But our take at the time was that [...]

Newcastle Want To Be Part Of New Massive £8.3B Deal

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Richard Scudamore is the Executive Chairman of the Premier League and he has already completed the local TV rights for the Premier League for the next three years starting this summer for a massive £5.1B. They are now very close to completing the sale of overseas TV rights for the same period and it looks [.

Newcastle’s Surprising Response To Whether The Club Is In Crisis

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In the minutes of the Fans Forum meeting on Monday night, which were finally released today. Newcastle deny almost anything negative at the club and some of the answers to specific questions are so high level and generic as to be almost pointless. Newcastle have had the worst season ever in the Premier League after [.

Whitewash – Response To Why No Accountability For Failure

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We have just read through the questions and answers from the minutes of the Fans Forum meeting on Monday night and we have to say they are very disappointing. The questions are not really being answered in any substantial way, but rather they arehigh level responses which basically end up saying things are really [.

So Where Are The Fans Forum Minutes?

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The latest Fans Forum meeting took place on Monday night at St. James'Park and it´s now Thursday afternoon and there´s still no sign of the minutes. Does it really take over three days to get the minutes of a meeting out? Lee Charnley Newcastle´s Managing Director And as we understand it there was no [.

Former Newcastle´s Star Strong Opinion On Steve McClaren

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Faustino Asprilla has made it very clear where he stands on Steve McClaren today. The conventional wisdom seems to be that Steve has to get 4 points out of the next two games but if he doesn´t we wonder if he will be replaced by the Newcastle Board probably not. McLaren needs to [...]

Newcastle Captain Identifies What´s Needed To Survive

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Fabricio Coloccini accepts that he must accept extra responsibility in the 12 game run-in to this season, which has been the third of the last four seasons where Newcastle have been fighting against relegation. And this is the first season where wehave been in the bottom four almost all season right from the start.

Newcastle Scouting Top Midfielder In Europe

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Newcastle United have been scouting Anderlecht's Dennis Praet, who is an attacking midfielder for the Belgium club and he could be one of Newcastle´s targets in the summer. And if we do go after him it should be an advantage that two of his former team-mates at the Belgium club Chancel Mbemba and Aleksandar [.

Former Star Confident But Here’s Why Newcastle In Real Danger

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When we were relegated in 2009 Newcastle were nearly always above the bottom three, but it was a terrible run-in to the season when in the final 12 games of the season we picked up only one win and three draws 6 points. So let's hope we pick up more than 6 points [...]

Steve McClaren Has A Great Ally In This Player

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We were not too happylast month when it looked like Cheick Tiote would be leaving the club and since we are in deep relegation trouble we were shockedthat Newcastle would be allowingone of their most experienced players leave the club for China. It's also true that Cheickhas not played well for us for a year [.

This Player Backed By Brother To Finally Impress On Tyneside

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Luuk de Jong came on loan at Newcastle two years ago when he washaving a tough time of it atBorussia Monchengladbach where he was getting much playing time. ButLuuk didn't do well at all and in 12 appearances for us didn't score and didn'tlook like scoring for us, but since then he has said [.

The Only Thing This Youngster Lacks Is Some Self-Belief

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Liam Gibson did himself no harm at all last Saturday when he started at left back in the 2-1 win over Lillestrom in La Manga to end a five day warm weather training trip by Newcastle in preparation for the vital 12 game run-in to the season. Liam played very well for one just 18 [...]

Sky Sports Pundit – Newcastle Situation Close To Hopeless

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Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas believes the situation at Newcastle is getting very close to what has happened at Aston Villa, when the players basically stopped listening to new coach RemiGarde and started to do their own thing, which culminated in a disastrous 6-0 defeat at home to Liverpool last time out.

The Way Newcastle Handle Fans Forum Meetings Tells A Story

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In order to improve the communications between the Newcastle club and the fans which has always been very poor since Mike Ashley bought the club back in 2007 which seems like 25 years ago the club started a Fans Forum meeting which were to take place four times a year but have [...]

Newcastle To Hold Onto This Player Through May

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It seems that there is some interest being shown in Newcastle United from Chinese Super League clubs, but Newcastle are unwilling to sell the player and he will remain at Newcastle when the Chinese transfer window closes on Friday. Papiss is the most experienced Premier League striker we have and he could stilldo a jobfor [.

Numb At Incompetence Since Newcastle Finished 5th

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In May of 2012 Newcastle finished the league in 5th position the highest since Sir Bobby Robson was sacked for only finishing in 5th place in 2004 and missing out on a Champions League position. How standards have dropped at Newcastle over the years. In fact almost four years ago we have a very [...]

Surprisingly Good News On Newcastle Defender

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It seems that the injury Fabricio Coloccini picked up in the warm-down after the 2-1 Lillestrom win on Saturday was not as bad as first though and news today that Colo could be fit for the game a week tomorrow at the Britannia Radium against Stoke City. Fabricio Coloccini could be fit for Stoke [...]

Newcastle To Hold Onto Experienced Player This Season

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The Mail is reporting today in what they call an exclusive that Newcastle will not allow Cheick Tiote to leave and move to China this month, but he will be kept at the cub until the summer to help our fight against relegation. That's a sensible move by the club and it could be that [...]

This Man Could Have Newcastle Do A Leicester Next Season

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Steve McClaren may see the season out at Newcastle, but if we just scrape by and survive relegation for a second season running, Steve may face the fate that befell John Carver lastseason, when John was sacked a couple of weeksafter the seasonended. And then the question would be who would Newcastle bring in [.

Shelvey – Desperate Times Call For Desperate Solutions

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It has to be odds-on that Jonjo Shelvey will get the chance to captain Newcastleagainst both Stoke City and Bournemouth in the two vital upcoming Premier League games with Coloccini out injured. Of course two wins would be just fantastic and the least we have to hope for is 4 points otherwise Steve McClarenmay be [.

Not Signing This Player Exposes Newcastle´s Transfer Policy

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The Chronicle is reporting that Newcastle scouted West Ham play-maker Dimitri Payet a number of times since he was French playing in France but the powers that be at Newcastle decided not to sign him because he was too old. At the time that´s what we reported last summer, as to why Newcastle [...]

This Is The Elephant In The Room At Newcastle

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In consulting we often talk about what the elephant in the room is at a company. When you are brought in to look at a particular problem because you are independent and from the outside it´s often easy to see what the problemis at a company often an obvious one but for some [...]

Newcastle Player Makes Amazing Claim

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Jamaal Lascelles has come out and said that Newcastle shouldn´t be in the position we are in now, because we have loads of talent in the squad. And he goes on to say that Newcastle showed how well they can play when we beat Lillestrom 2-1 last Saturday. But Lillestrom are a Norwegian team [...]

McClaren´s Simple Solution To Newcastle´s Current Problems

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Newcastle are simply a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide side in that we look a very good team at home and a terrible team away from home. We play some very good football at home and although we find it difficult to score goals, the home crowd is an enormous advantage to the sideand the [...]

Of Course Newcastle Have Team Spirit – Here’s The Proof

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33 year-old Chad Harpur was born in Johannesburg in South Africa and he is currently the Sporting Director of the La Manga Club which Newcastle visited last week. Harpur was a goalkeeper and played for a number of clubs but didn't have a long career in the game and is now resident in La Manga. [...]

Full Injury Update For Newcastle

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It's a wonder that we haven't heard about Fab Coloccini's calf injury directlyfrom Newcastle yet, but the Chronicle is reporting that Fabricio will undergo an assessment on just how bad his calf injury is. Colo rather amazingly picked up the injury in the warm-down session after the game against Lillestrom on Saturday and he didn't [.

Newcastle Youngster Delighted With Lillestrom Assist

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20 year-old Jamie Sterry again impressed for the Newcastle first team on Saturday against Lillestrom, along with U21 partner 18 year-old Liam Gibson who started the game at left back. Jamie has tweeted his delight and his terrific cross from the right wing after 74 minutes was expertly headed home by 20 year-old Rolando Aarons [.

Newcastle Struggling For Back Four Players Against Stoke

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With Fabricio Coloccini out injured for about a month with a calf injury, a good question now is what should the back four be against Stoke and in particular who should the two center-backs be. Chancel Mbemba is still out injured and we have no word from the club as to whether he has any [...]

Coloccini Injured – Will Be Out For A Month

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The warm weather training in La Manga, Spain was supposed to be to allow our players to recover from injury, but this is Newcastle, and news coming through in the Mirror today is that Fabricio Coloccini injured his calf on Saturday and could be out for a month. Newcastle skipper Fabricio Coloccini did not play [.

Injuries Could Become A Deciding Factor In Relegation

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Bad news today that Fabricio Coloccini has picked up a calf injury in La Manga and could be out up to four weeks and that is the second injury we pickled up last week, after Aleksandar Mitrovic is also out injured with a knee ligament problem. Newcastle now have 12 players out injured according to [.

McClaren Instructs His Players To Ignore This

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Newcastlehave rightly come in for somefierce criticism after the feeble effort the team put up at Chelsealast time out when we were decimated 5-1. The club then continued with their plans to do some warm weather training in La Manga Spain, when that looked to many fans like a reward afterthey had disgraced the Newcastle [.

This Is What Lee Charnley Must Do At Fans Forum Meeting

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The Fans Forummeeting tomorrow night should be interesting and we assume Lee Charnley, who was responsible for the hiring of Steve McClaren and is the leader of the Newcastle Board who have made some strange decisions in the transfer market last summer and in January will say something about the desperate position Newcastle [.

McClaren – It´s All Been Worthwhile And Very Important

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Steve McClaren has kept his PR and charm offensive going right through last week defending his decision to take his players on a short holiday in southern Spain also known to some as a jolly. But to Steve it was simply lots of hard work in the warm weather of Spain after Newcastle [...]

Take A Look – Video – What Makes Newcastle United Great!

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Just two fantastic photographs today in the Chronicle showing Newcastle United fans queuing for tickets in 1956 after we had been drawn against Sunderland in the quarter finals of the FA Cup. Remember we had won the FA Cup the year before when we took Manchester City to the cleaners 3-1 at Wembley and we [.

Forget Yesterday – These Are Only Games That Mean Anything

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Steve McClaren seemed happy enough about the five day trip to La Manga in Spain after a Newcastle side beat Lillestrom 2-1 yesterday afternoon in what turned out to be a decent test for Newcastle from the Norwegian side, who are preparing for the Tippeligaen, which beginsnext month. A number of our players who needed [.

Graham Carr’s Six Flops To Leave Newcastle This Summer

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Our Chief Scout Graham Carr hasn't exactly had a good time of things over the last eighteen months or so with signings such as Remy Cabella, Emmanuel Riviere and Florian Thauvin who have all been monumental flops at Newcastle and it's likely that all three will leave Newcastle in the summer and head back [.

Jonjo Shelvey Offers Newcastle An In-Your-Face Captain

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It was interesting that Jonjo Shelvey was given the captain's armband in yesterday's friendly game against Lillestrom in La Manga, when captain Fabricio Coloccini was rested and the former Swansea. Liverpool and Charlton play-maker certainly showed some captain's qualities in the game, before he was substituted in the 66th minute.

McClaren Pleased With These Two Youngsters

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It was a decent display by Newcastle in the 2-1 win over Norwegian club Lillestrom SK, but let's not get too carrried away with the fact we won a game although we have only six wins in 26 league games this seasonso it was an unusual feeling yesterday at the end of the game. [...]

Former Newcastle Player On Path To Greatness

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Since former Newcastle goalkeeper and local lad Fraser Forster returned to the Southampton first team after recovering form a serious knee injury he is the first Saints goalkeeper ever to keep six clean sheets in a row and Southampton have won five and drawn one of those games and have shot up to 6th top [.

All Three Goals – Newcastle 2 Lillestrom 1 – Video

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Newcastle Beat Lillestrom 2-1 in La Manga

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Newcastle were able to register a rare win albeit in a friendly game when they beat Norwegian side Lillestrom SK at the La Manga Stadium in Spain this afternoon after going 1-0 up through an impressive looking Gini Wijnaldum after only three minutes. But Newcastle's suspect defense was breached just five minutes later [.

Sky Sports Pundits Slam Newcastle For Spain Jolly

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Newcastle fans were horrified by the abject and disgraceful performance put in by the team at Chelsea last Saturday when it looked like our players were dreaming of their mid-season holiday coming up in southern Spain. Oh sorry, we mean the very hard work they were going to put in at the La Manga camp [.

Newcastle Linked With Surprising Transfer Target This Summer

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Newcastle's transfer targetswill be totally different if we take the drop this season and not only will we have to offload some players like Moussa Sissoko and Gini Wijnaldum, but we will have to bring in otherplayers especially some defenders if we are to have any chance of getting out of the Championship [.

Shelvey Captains Newcastle Against Lillestrom – Doumbia Starts

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Newcastle play Lillestrom this afternoon in a friendly in La Manga and Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren has just named his side for the game and captaining Newcastle for the first time is new arrival Jonjo Shelvey who apparently has been vocal both on and off the field since he arrived last month from Swansea.

McClaren Concentrates On New Mantra For Newcastle

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Newcastle will play Norwegian club Lillestrom SK this afternoon after arriving in La Manga, Spain last Tuesday and getting through some goodwarm weather training this week in an effort to get the squad fitter, improve the team spirit and today give some of our players much needed game time. And then we suppose the squad [.

Newcastle Manager Tries AgainTo Explain Why They Are In Spain

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If you are going to go on some warm weather training in the middle of winter then one thing any side has to ensure before they go is they turn up for the last game before the trip. Sunderland did that at home to Manchester United inone of their best displays and results of the [...]

Questions About Striker’s Age – How He Compares To Shearer

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Sky Sports pundit Alan McInally seems to be questioning the age of Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, who is currently injured at the moment and is expected to be out at least two weeks. McInally was appearing on Gillette Soccer Saturday show on Sky Sports last Saturday and he admitted he didn't realize Mitrovic had only [.

Newcastle Veteran – We Need Points – We’re Running Out Of Games

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There's a number of different ways of looking at Newcastle's current dire and dangerous situation, which is 3rd bottom of the Premier League with just 12 games to go. One way to say it is that Newcastle fans have been let down by all levels of the clubthis season. Starting at theNewcastle Board and the [.

Some Surprising Messages Coming Out Of La Manga Camp

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It seems that after the debacle and humiliation following the Chelsea 5-1 defeat Newcastle went into overdrive on public relations stuff. The word last Saturday was that Lee Charnley got with Steve McClaren before the manager went to do his postgame interviews and the messagethey decided to put out after maybe the worst performance of [.

Newcastle Likely Just To Stick With McClaren

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We have read a few articles this week in the Chronicle and a common theme is the last thing Lee Charnley wants to do is to bring in a new manager to replace Steve McClaren, even though the head coach has struggled in the job all season and his record is simply hopeless. But it [...]

Is This The Man To Partner Jonjo Shelvey?

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Vurnon Anita and Jack Colback are back fit again and we suddenly seem to have a lot of defensive midfielders available with Cheick Tiote still at the club and new signing Henri Saivet. Vurnon has played quite well for Newcastle this season and last season in the last few games he had some good games [.

McClaren Confirms The Real Reason For La Manga Trip

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From the comments made by Steve McClaren on nufcTV it´s clear the trip to La Manga is one of rest and relaxation for the Newcastle squad and it´s sometimes hard to put hard work alongside the rest and relaxation. But that´s what Steve is trying to convince Newcastle fans of that they are working [.

Maybe This Returning Player Can Help Save Newcastle

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Alessandro Schoenmaker is the Newcastle fitness coach and he very rarely gives interviews but he´s done just that on the Newcastle web-site and he talks about how important the trip to La Mangais. The players have been out on the training pitch starting on Wednesday and its supposed to be some intense training for the [.

Mike Ashley – The Most Committed Owner In Premier League

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43 year-old Former Newcastle player and coach Lee Clark has just been appointed the manager at Scottish Premier League club Kilmarnock so we wish Lee all the best in his new endeavor. And Lee has come out and made some statements about the Newcastle owner Mike Ashley who has spent money on new [...]

Which Of These Two Teams Will Turn Up At Stoke?

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Lee Clark has a new job as manager of Kilmarnock in Scotland and he has given an interview on talkSPORT and Leetalks about the Newcastle of this season as we lie in 18th position in the league table a relegation place. Lee is not the first person to talk about Newcastle being a Dr. [...]

This Is The Manager Newcastle Need Today

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Steve McClaren has said he thinks the squad Newcastle have is very capable of seeing us through this terrible situation the team finds itself in of being 3rd bottom with a measly 12 games to play. But before we get too carried away that's essentially what he said after last summer's transfer window closed and [.

If Newcastle Allow This To Happen We Deserve To Go Down

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We don't know how true this is but there are reports that Papiss Cisse received multiple offers in the January transfer window with Crystal Palace (Alan Pardew), Swansea and Fenerbahce all interested in signing the 30 year-old Senegal International striker. Newcastle want a £5M transfer fee for Cisse and there is a report in [.

Newcastle LInked With Top Player In Summer

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For the last two seasons Newcastle have struggled with relegation and in three of the last four seasons we have struggled with relegation so at the moment the star of Newcatsle United is falling. We are currently battling relegation which could really happen this season, after we only just avoided it last season The [.

Why Newcastle Will Not Appoint Rafa Benitiez

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We've wondered a lot about why Newcastle didn't go after some of the top coaches after Alan Pardew left the club. And the answer we came up was that the head coach at Newcatsle does not have an awful lot of power and it seems that Graham Carr is the one who principally decides which [...]

Newcastle Pick Up Yet Another Injury

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It´s really a joke the number of injuriesNewcastle players pick up every seasonand nothing is ever done about it. Once again we have suffered more injuries this season than any other Premier League club and that doesn´t help our relegation battle one little bit. Fans noticed that Aleksandar Mitrovic was not on the plane to [.

Newcastle Star Bemoans Team´s Stats – It’s Disappointing

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It´s not often thatGeorginio Wijnaldum is substitutedat Newcastle these days, since he´sbeen one of our best players this season and is the top goalscorer with 9 goals. But at half time in Newcastle´sinsipid and disgracefuldisplayat Stamford Bridge last Saturday, when we went through a 5-1 humiliation, he was taken out of the firing line and [.

New Signing Identifies What Newcastle Strikers Need To Do

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New signing Henri Saivet has already been relegated to the bench by manager Steve McClaren in favor of Cheick Tiote who had a great game at home to West Brom and followed it up like too many Newcastle players with a miserable and gutless display at Stamford Bridge in the 5-1 humiliation. We don´t have [.

It´s Happy Birthday To A Great Man – A True Inspiration

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It would have been Sir Bobby Robson´s 83rd birthday today. Bobby is one of our all time heroes and he was a wonderful man and a true inspiration. Just think what Bobby would get out of the current Newcastle side we´d be in the top six at least. Bobby was a true coach [...]

20 Famous Quotes From Sir Bobby Robson

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We thought it would be fittingtoday which would have been Sir Bobby Robson´s 83rd birthday if we listed some of Bobby Robson's famous quotes – most of which he made when he was at Newcastle from 1999 until 2004. Sir Bobby was one of the greatest coaches England everproduced and of course he took [.

Why The Board Must Only Act In Newcastle’s Best Interests

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With only 12 games to go it´s looking like Newcastle may not be as lucky as last season when we escaped relegation on the very last day of the season. But to all0w a manager with just 24 points from 26 games and 14 defeats to stay on is asking for trouble and we will [...]

This Striker Can Help Save Newcastle

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Very good to see Papiss Cisse return to training as he has tweeted this out today. All we need is for Papiss to match his form of four years ago when he joined us from Freiburg SC and hit 13 goals in his first 14 appearances for the club and propelled us up to 5th [...]

More Strange Comments From McClaren

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Steve McClaren is no doubt under a lot of pressure at the moment but we think given histerrible record he should already have been fired and what other Premier League club would have kept ona manager with 24 points form 26 game remain in charge? It´s the worst season Newcastle have had in the [.

This Is What’s Responsible For Newcastle’s Rapid Decline

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If Newcastle cannot get a decent back four together before the next game at Stoke City and stop letting in soft goals then we could be sinking down to the Championship quicker than we thought. After having a big scare last seasonwhen we almost dropped down in the final game of the season, who would [.

Two Strikers Missing From Newcastle’s Squad To Spain

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Newcastle named 26 players that flew off to La Manga in Spain yesterday for a five-day training camp that ends with a game against Norwegian side Lillestrom SK on Saturday with a 3:00 pm kick-off. Missing from the squad is Aleksandar Mitrovic and also the fit-again Papiss Cisse was not on the plane, so we're [.

More Pointed Criticism Of Newcastle´s January Signings

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Newcastle spent £29M in the January transfer window and going into the window we had one of the worst defenses in the Premier League, but of the four signings not one of them was a defender. Last summer we needed a proven Premier league goalscorer brought in, but we still haven´t got one and so [..

Why Fans Shouldn’t Expect Miracles At Stoke City

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Lost 2-0 at West Ham, won 6-2 at home to Norwich, lost 3-0 at home to Leicester, lost 3-0 at Everton. The first three are the results Newcastle had after International breaks last year and the 3-0 loss at Everton came after we had no game when the 4th round of the FA Cup was [...]

Brendan Rodgers Reported Close To Replacing McClaren

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The Shields Gazette are reporting today that one of the managers Newcastle are considering bringing in if they fire Steve McClaren is former Swansea and Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers. The Gazette is reporting it´s their understanding that Rodgers is being seriously considered if McClaren cannot turn things around in the next couple of games.

Newcastle In More Danger Than Board Realizes

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The very fact that Steve McClaren is still the Newcastle manager after two complete collapses in the last three games tells us that some on the Board maybe Lee Charnley and Graham Carr still have faith in the former England manager. And maybe the reason for that is those two were the ones [...]

Joey Barton’s Spot On With What’s Wrong With Newcastle

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We repeat ourselves regularly when we say Newcastle have had a terrible defense for three years now and the facts are right there to back it up and it's frustratingthat Newcastle still have not fixed the problem. And to think our poor defense could be the main reason why we get relegated this [.

McClaren Refuses To Allow Big Defeat To Derail Season

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Most fans would agree that this has been another terrible season for Newcastle and if you look att eh facts it'[s the worst season we've ever had in the Premier League and the first time we've been on the bottom four all season fighting relegation. It's certainly not something we expected after Mike Ashley seemed [.

It’s Not Panicking To Do What’s Required In A Crisis

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We keep hearing from the local press that Lee Charnley will not panic or have a knee jerk reaction to Newcastle's current dire situation, where we have collapsed twice in the last three games and conceded 8 goals in the process of losing at Everton and Chelsea. And we have to remember that's after Mike [.

Newcastle Player’s Recipe To Avoid The Drop

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Steven Taylor had a good game at home to West Brom in the vital 1-0 win, but he didn't have much to do and on the dayWest Brom were terrible and Tony Pulis said as much at the end of the game. But last Saturday the Baggieswere much better at Everton and got a 1-0 [...]

Newcastle Lining Up This Defender For The Summer

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If Newcastle survive in the Premier league this season then we need to bring in at a minimum three top players in the summer transfer window. One of those is a center-back and that cannot be former target Joel Matip of Schalke because he will be signing for Liverpool as a free agent in the [...]

Is This The Striker That Can Save Newcastle?

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Some good news today that Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has declared himself fit after being out on the sidelinesafter he injured his groin in the first half of the 1-1 draw at home to Aston Villa on December 19th. So that's almost two months the Senegal striker has been out on the sidelines and it's [.

Newcastle Pass Up Golden Opportunity – They Stick With McClaren

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Newcastle's next game is two weeks on Wednesday (March 2nd) at Stoke City and after losing six games in a row away from home it's unlikely we can get anything out of that game but that's what we need. You can bet your life that Mark Hughes will tell his players this game [...]

New Signing Assures Newcastle Fans – Results Will Start Coming

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England international Andros Townsend was out Man of the Match for the game on Saturday at Stamford Bridge,when we were again taken apart on the road this time 5-1 at Chelsea. That follows the 3-0 demolition at Everton in our last away game and that was the sixth consecutive defeat on the road for [.

Former Tottenham Manager – Newcastle Are Safe

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Newcastle slipped back into the relegation zone when Norwich overtook us on goal difference after we were hammered 5-1 on Saturday in the late game at Chelsea to take our goal difference to a disastrous -22. There is some hope for Newcastle coming from former Tottenham and Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood who thinks Newcastle's [.

Cheer Up – We’ll Have This Striker Next Season

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Local lad Adam Armstrong is at it again and he bagged another brace for Coventry City on Saturday and celebrated his 19th birthday, which was on 10th February last Wednesday. Coventry won the game 6-0 with Adam's goals coming in the second half in the 68th and 70th minutes. Gael Bigirimana is also [.

Newcastle Have Learned Nothing From Last Season

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Steve McClaren delivered his press conference last Saturday night in a fairly calm way after another away disaster this time at Chelsea and we lost 5-1. It was the next road game after we had been pummelled 3-0 at Everton in a game the manager called an unacceptable performance. We should also point out [.

Newcastle Worse Off Than In Relegation Season In Every Way

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In our relegation season after 26 games played we had 28 points and were in 14th place so we were 4 points betteroff thenthan now and 4 places higher up in the league table. Our goal difference in 2009 was -9 and it is -22 at the moment the second worst in the [...]

It’s Not Good News When This Happens

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Gini Wijnaldum is going through a tough patch at the moment, as any player does during a season. We were not surprised when Gini started the game on Saturday, because heis probably our best player this season and top goalscorerwith 9 goals you don't usually drop your top playerwhen they are going througha bad [.

Steve McClaren To Have A Big Rethink

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Steve McClaren admits he may have to have a big rethink on how he has Newcastle play away from home and who he will play on the road in the remaining six vital away games left this season. Our away record is simply pathetic with just two wins in 13 attempts on the road and [...]

McClaren Still Upbeat Despite Disastrous Record

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You may like Steve McClaren as a coach or you may not like him as a coach, but one thing you cannot really argue with is his record and results at Newcastle. They have been disastrous this season but it seems he will be allowed to carry on as it seems it's difficult to be [...]

Captain Issues Apology To Newcastle Fans

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Since Steve McClaren came to Newcastlethe communication between fans and the club have improved somewhat, and before this season they had been poor ever since Mike Ashley arrived in the summer of 2007. One thing wehave seen this season is that captain Fab Coloccini, who has come in for withering criticism, is giving more interviews [.

These Were Newcastle’s Best Three Players Yesterday

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We are only now getting over the shock of what happened yesterday when the game at Chelsea was over after only 17 minutes when the Blues were 3-0 up. We also have to realize that it wasn't too surprising the Chelsea teamlaid off a bit in the second half and Newcastle did come back into [...]

McClaren On Defensive – Talks About The Rain In Spain

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We don't find much wrong with Newcastle going to southern Spain to get some good outdoor training in before the next game at Stoke City on 2nd March just as long as they are fully prepared and ready for that next road game. We were not ready for the last two away games at [...]

Newcastle Have Good News On The Injury Front

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Newcastle have recently had Steve Taylor finally return from injury and while he played well last week with little threat from West Brom he was exposed by Chelsea yesterday and did not have a good first half although not many Newcastle players did have a good first half yesterday. Jack Colback is back fit [.

Newcastle Edging Closer To Most Humiliating Relegation Ever

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There's just no way in the world that Newcastle'ssquad isone of the worst three in the Premier League and in fact if some pundits were put together to judge the strength of the squads in the PL we would be somewhere in the top ten. Newcastle should be after spending £81M on new players since [.

McClaren’s Annoying Interview After Another Debacle – Video

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We've heard all the excuses in the world this season from Steve McClaren, as he has gone through explaining what happened in his press conference after each of the 14 defeats we have suffered. In life you get the results or you get the reasons and with Steve's record we have had manyreasons and very [.

The Three Massive Mistakes Newcastle Have Made

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Newcastle have been a very poorly run club over the last three seasons and our results in the league have shown that and we wont even mention how we've done in the cups it's too depressing to bring that up all at once. But there are three really big mistakes the club [...]

McClaren Clings To Job After Another Complete Shambles

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Steve McClaren has become very adept at explaining in some detail the reasons why Newcastle have lost a game and that's because he has lost over half the games in the league this season 14 of 26 and so he's had a lot of practice at it. That's a 54% loss rate and [...]

McClaren Explains What Went Wrong – 12 Cup Finals Left

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Newcastleturned in one of their most pathetic performances of theseason tonight at Stamford Bridgeand this with only12 games left in the season to save ourselves. And Steve McClaren is saying the same thing he said when we had just 3 points from the first 8 games we need to become moreconsistent.

Chelsea 5 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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This video is only for those Newcastle fans who have a strong constitution and a healthy heart or else have had 5 pints. If you meet these requirements click on the scoreline at the bottom. Pedro scored two of Chelsea's goals today Chelsea 1 Newcastle 1

Furious Fans Vent On Twitter – McClaren Calls For Calm

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Steve McClaren: "We have to be calm with 12 games to go" #nufc pic.twitter.com/Dz7cu5gUnY Lee Ryder (@lee_ryder) February 13, 2016 No we don't, we need to show fight, passion and desire not calm!!! #nufc https://t.co/7PUGGi4OaI Laura Toby Elliott (@lauratoby) February 13, 2016 Like at how McClaren blamed the defeat on Aarons and Taylor.

Ashley Must Act Decisively – Make Some Changes Quickly

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With the 5-1 drubbing at Chelsea today we sink to 3rd bottom in the Premier League with 24 points from 26 games and our goal difference of -22 is the worst in the Premier League and our defense showed today they are simply not good enough for the Premier League. At best it was schoolboy [...]

Pathetic Newcastle Hit New Low – Humiliated 5-1 By Chelsea

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Newcastle were literally taken apart by Chelsea in this game and once again a Newcastle side failed to turn up for an away game and this result and performance should send alarm bells ringing very very loud at St. James' Park. Something must be done soon otherwise we will be relegated in May. The [..

Alan Shearer Responds To Shambolic First Half Display

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This is how Alan Shearer reacted at half time after Newcastle were 3-0 down all scored in the first 17 minutes and we looked a complete shambles. What had the players and Steve McClaren been doing on the training field all week? On the plus side we can't be worse in the second half [...]

Newcastle Unchanged For Vital Chelsea Game

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Steve McClaren has just announced the Newcastle side for the tough game at Stamford Bridge this afternoon and as we suspected it's an unchanged side from the one that did so well last Saturday in beating West Brom 1-0. And the subs bench is strengthened significantly from last week with Lascelles, Colback and Manu [.

Florian Thauvin Blasts Back At Alan Shearer

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Florian Thauvin, the talented 23-year-old winger moved to Newcastle in the summer for what now looks like a massive £13M and his signing was a bit out of the blue. That was because in August there was pressure to sign a Premier League striker and a top center-back and yet we brought in another winger [.

Here’s Some Good News For Newcastle

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Newcastle have had good news on the injury front and it's regarding the ankle injury to center-back Chancel Mbemba, which he picked up a week last Wednesday at Goodison Park. The news is that he could be fit for our next game after today, which is the game at Stoke on Wednesday 2nd March. Chancel [..

Pundit Unsure Of Newcastle – They Have To Deserve To Stay Up

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Sky Sports pundit and former Arsenal great Thierry Henry has been talking about Newcastle's plight in the bottom four of the league table almost all season and one of the things he has said is that Newcastle are not a big clubbecause we haven't won anything since back in 1969. Thierry also said he would [.

This Player Playing For His Future Today At Chelsea

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StevenTaylor is due to become a free agentin the summer but comparing Steven Taylor and John Terry is a stretch at best and John has been a regular in the Chelsea sidesince 2000 and he's played over 700 times for Chelsea. On the other hand Steven has been in and out of the Newcastle side [...]

This Could Be Newcastle’s Unlikely Savior This Season

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It's been surprising to us that Cheick Tiote has played so well for Newcastle this year at both Arsenal and last week at home to West Brom, when he combined so well with Jonjo Shelvey. Both players were Newcastle's best two performers on the day in our Man of the Match poll, with Shelvey topping [...

This Is Newcastle’s Best Team For Chelsea

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WithNewcastle playing so well last week against West Brom and getting the required win even though is was closer than it should be we don't think Steve McClaren will be making many changes to the side for tomorrow's game at Chelsea. In fact the odds are that it will be an unchanged side. The [...]

There’s No Way This England Star Would Join Newcastle

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It's worth thinking about it, but that's as far as it goes. Ig John Terry is allowed to leave Chelsea this summer Newcastle could go for a defender who has shown this season he can still produce the goods for The Blues. And during Steve McClaren's press conference today he was asked if he would [...]

The Out Of Contract Players Fans Still Want At Newcastle

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Newcastle fans have voted in our poll and it's fairly obvious they want the youngsters at Newcastle to be given new contract. Newcastle fans had up to six votes they could cast in the following poll depending on who thy wanted to be offered new deals at the club and here are the results. Rolando [...

Some Rare Praise For Newcastle And Mike Ashley

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Sky Sports News pundit Jamie Redknapp says that Newcastle have too many good players to be relegated and even offered some praise for the Newcastle owner Mike Ashley which is rare indeed. But we had a decent squad right at the start of the season and certainly better than last season's squad, but [.

We Will Go There To Win – Just Like We’ve Done All Season

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Under new manager Guus Hiddink Chelseaare unbeaten in 11 games in all competitions and have won four of the last eight games so it's a decent chance for Newcastle to inflict their first loss for while. We did that last season when we broke their 23 game unbeaten run that lasted 102 days when [...]

Thierry Henry Tells The Truth About Newcastle

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This thing about whether a club is a big club or not is very subjective and that's one of the big reasons thereis so much controversy generated about whether a club is big or not. And Newcastle United have not won anything for 47 years so if big means winning trophies then we are probably [...]

Former Newcastle Coach Could Be Spot On About Berahino

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It has to be frustrating for West Brom manager Tony Pulis that his best goalscorer last season is not in form this season. Saido Berahino wanted to move to Tottenham last summer, but a deal couldn't be made with West Brom Chairman Jeremy Peace refusing to accept some big offers from the London club. The [.

New Signing Dangerous – He Moves Forward All The Time

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We have been impressed with the initial play of Andros Townsend and also his attitude, but of course it's only been a couple of games he's played, but it seems that Andros is simply determined to get match fit and make a contribution at Newcastle as quickly as he can. He almost had a goal [...]

Newcastle Defender Fit – We Need All 3 Points At Chelsea

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Daryl Janmaat picked up a leg injury last Saturday playing against West Brom, but he's said it was just a nick on the leg and he's going to be fit to play tomorrow at Chelsea. The game is another very important onefor Newcastle's immediate future in the world of football and we need [...]

Sky Sports Pundit Positive On Newcastle – But Not Too Much

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Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson was impressed with Newcastle's performance against West Brom last Saturday and while he said it should have been 4-0 or 5-0 it was only 1-0. Paul also points out Newcastle's woeful away form and how terrible we looked at Everton when some of our players only woke up [...

The Time For Talk At Newcastle Is Almost Over

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Steve McClaren thinks Newcastlewill only get better as the new signings are integrated into the team and that should be the case but hey, the proof of the pudding is always in the eating so we shall see. There have been too many statements recently by both players and pundits that remind [...]

Don’t Believe All The Hype About Newcastle

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In the last few days we've had former players like Rob Lee and Stuart Pearce say that they expect Newcastle now to pull away from the relegation zone and even avoid relegation comfortably. We have to say that the acquisition of two English Internationals Jonjo Shelvey and Andros Townsend makes that more likely and [.

Newcastle Will Not Be Signing Former Striker Target

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There has been some new recently that Newcastle are lining upformer striker target Bafe Gomis for the summer transfer market. Newcastle did inquire about Gomis the former Lyon striker and now at Swanseanear the end of the January transfer window when it looked like we couldn't get Saido Berahino in on a permanent deal and [.

This Man Under Intense Pressure At Newcastle

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We still don't know if Steve McClaren is a good enough head coach for Newcastle and certainly at the moment with Newcastle on 24 points from 25 games and fourth bottom of the league the stats would say no. However, there are definite signs that this Newcastle team may be coming together and certainly [.

Jamaal Lascelles’ Revealing Statement

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It seems that Newcastle have lacked real leadership at the club for a while now and that was always the suspicion early in the season and also last season when the team basically collapsed under John Carver and we only just avoided relegation on the last day of the season. One of the new [...]

Positive Words From One Of Newcastle’s Top Young Stars

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Rolando Aarons is finally fit and playing in the Newcastle first team, but not on the wing as most fans would have expected but at left back and that's because of yet another injury crisis at Newcastle that has left us short of players. Foe one so young, Rolando put in a very good [...]

Thauvin Unlikely To Return To Newcastle – Here’s Why

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Florian Thauvinhas recently told the French press why he left Newcastle's fight against relegation after only six months at the club and returned to the comforts of playinghis football back at Marseille in the south of France. But the reason he brings up is an odd one and he says it was because he [.

Newcastle Player Technically Incredible – Reads Game So Well

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When Mike Williamson was at Newcastle for six years he often talked about how he had learned from his center-back partner Fabricio Coloccini and he always said he thought Fabricio was just a fantastic player and so easy to play with. Coloccini has been under the microscope this season on Tyneside and the [.

Newcastle Should Take The Lead And Lower Ticket Prices

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In the last financial year through June 30th of last year the graph shown below is the split of revenue for Newcastle between broadcast, commercial and matchday the total revenue being £128.8M, which was the 17th highest in world football. Notice that the match day revenue is down to 21% and that was much [.

New Signing Tipped To Be Real Star On Tyneside

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It seems that Newcastle got the very best deal of the January transfer window when we brought in Jonjo Shelvey for £12M and of the four players we brought in one on loan Jonjo could be the one that makes the difference between us staying up this season. The former Swansea, Liverpool [...]

Newcastle´s Injury Prone Players Could Leave This Summer

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There´s a good article in the Chronicle today with a discussion on what to do with six players whose contracts run out this summer. All but one of the players who will be hoping for new contracts seem to be injury prone and haven´t played too much for the club because of the injuries they [...]

This Young Player Showing Promise At Newcastle

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Jamaal Lascelles was a little bit stupid for the way he allowed himself to be sent off at Everton and at the time we said it was a learning experience for the inexperienced 22 year-old center-back we brought in from Nottingham Forest. We have been quite impressed with the form of Jamaal recently and [.

New Arrival Tells It Like It Is – On And Off The Pitch

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Newcastle United head coach Steve McClaren has said that Jonjo Shelvey is vocal both in the dressing room and on the pitch and he welcomes that in what has probably been too quiet of a Newcastle dressing room this season. We have also been too quiet too often on the field when things have not [...]

Newcastle Will Go From Strength To Strength This Season

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Usually we can rely on some of our former players to be positive and supportivewhen Newcastle are in dire danger of being relegated which is the position we find ourselves in at the moment. How and why that's the case is another matter, but let's just say it's another huge shock and nightmare for [.

At Least One Out Of Contract Player To Get New Deal

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In an earlier article this morning we talked about six Newcastle players who have contacts running out in June and we said if we were pushed we'd only give the three younger players new deals. They were Kevin Mbabu, Rolando Aarons and Freddie Woodman and we would let Gabby Obertan, Sylvain Marveaux and even Steven [.

Striker Urged To Join Newcastle By Former Player

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Former Newcastle right-back Habib Beye was at the Tyneside club for a couple of seasonsfrom 2007 and the 35 times capped Senegal International was our Player f the Season for 2007-2008 with over 51% of the vote. Habib then surprisingly left us for Aston Villa in August of 2009 after we were relegated and [.

The Newcastle Player Who Has Run The Furthest Is ….

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The player who has run the furthest for Newcastle this season in the league is Dutch International Georginio Wijnaldum, who has covered a total distance of266.07 Km in his 22 Premier League games. Gini has also scored the most goals for us 9 goals and 2 assists in the league this season. Gini Wijnaldum [.

This is A Very Good Move By Newcastle

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It looks like Newcastle United will be going on a winter break in La Manga in southeastern Spain during our 18 days enforced break starting after Saturday's game at Chelsea and that's coming from the Norwegian press. The next weekend is the FA Cup 5th round and we are out of that competition at the [.

Newcastle Star Reveals Some Hard Days After Everton Debacle

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Last Wednesday was supposed to be the introduction of our new team after Newcastlehad seemingly done well in the transfer market with theacquisition of four new players. Yes, it was a difficult game at Everton but there was hope becauseThe Toffeeswere going through a tough spell and what better time to get a good result [.

Steve McClaren Lays It On The Line

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Newcastle´s away form is terrible this season, but we did manage a surprise win at Tottenham and a win at Bournemouth when the home side missed five clear opportunities to score and Ayoze Perezscored with a half chance in the first half to secure all 3 points. In 12 away games we have just a [...]

Why Did It Take Newcastle Two Years To Do This?

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Creative midfielder Yohan Cabaye left Newcastle just over two years ago in January 2014 for £20M to PSG and as is usual with these January deals we did not bother to replace him. His departure left Newcastle with no creative spark in midfield that season and we ended the season losing seven of our last [.

Ashley May Need To Make Big Changes This Summer

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If you compare our current squad with that of Leicester City, especially after we have brought in four new players last month, any independent person would probably rank the Newcastle squad as being better than that of Leicester City at least it cost an awful lot more money. And we currently have Leicester City [.

Poll – Can Newcastle Win At Chelsea?

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At some point in our final seven away games of the seasonwe will need to pick up some wins if we are goingto survive in the Premier League this season and our next game on the road is at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, 13th February (unlucky for some) in the early kick-off game at [...]

The Premier League To Be Completely Rebranded Next Season

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There is news from the Premier League have today announcing they are rebranding the Premier League and moving away from any specific sponsorship of the Premier League name so it will no longer be called the Barclays Premier League simply the Premier League and there is a new emblem to be used. From the [.

Newcastle Bought £23.5M Player In January Transfer Window

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Newcastle's £12M acquisition of Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey was deemed the best-value signing of the January transfer window, according to a study by the CIES Football Observatory. The Observatory is a team that estimates transfer values based on over 1,500 deals in the top five European leagues since June of 2009.

Madnes And Sadness At This Championship Club

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Derby County were top of the league in late December but this year Derby had played six league games and have one win and three draws and have slipped to 5th in the Championship table, 5 points out of second place and an automatic promotion place. And they only (only?) reached the fourth round of [..

McClaren’s Relenteless Message To Newcastle Players

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Newcastle looked in big trouble last Wednesday after we were well beaten at Everton and we remained in 3rd bottom place in the league. Not Rolando Aarons whosurprised us on Saturday with a very good performance at an unaccustomed position ofleft back in such an important game, has told the press what Steve has [.

This Player Already Making A Difference On Tyneside

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Jonjo Shelvey has played four games for Newcastle so far, and the two games he´s played at home against West Ham and West Brom have both been good wins and Jonjo has easily been our Man of the Match So he´s already had an impact on the side and remember we only have six league [...]

Steve McClaren In Surprising About Turn

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When we were writing the Man of the Match piece last night we said that Cheick Tiote who came in second behind only Jonjo Shelvey could hep Newcastle survive this season before leaving in the summer and of course a little thought came tomind if he´s playing that good why lethim [...]

Newcastle Gave Us Some Hope On Saturday – But That´s All

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Usually when we win a game which has not been too often over the last year we go just a little bit crazy and everything is hunky dory and great and there´s a huge relief we have actually won a game for a change. We think about 3 points and that´s better [...]

McClaren Praise For Two Unlikely Lads

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One of the real talking points that came out of the game on Saturday was the experience of Steven Taylor and Cheick Tiote where a very patched up side put in one of the best performances of the season against West Brom and we won a must-win game 1-0. But a 5-0 scoreline would [...]

This Is How This Newcastle Player Felt Sunday Morning

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Rob Elliot on Saturday probably had the easiest game of his great season, when West Brom were well beaten by a patched up Newcastle side and the visitors couldn´t muster a shot on target during the whole game. And Rob was a very pleased man on Sunday Morning. Rob Elliot easy game This [...]

McClaren´s Surprising Fitness Revelation

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Things were even worse than we thought before Saturday´s must-win game against West Brom, with the news today that Fabricio Coloccini was injured in the game at Everton last Wednesday when he picked up a knock on his knee. Apparently Colo was nursing a swollen knee and having treatment, but demanded that he play in [.

These Were Newcastle’s Best Two Players Against West Brom

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It was a very good win for Newcastle on Saturday against West Brom and such an important time to win onlyour sixth league game of the season. It's a time to celebratefor Newcastle fans too, since we haven't had too many wins this season,but we also know the team has to become a lot more [...]

Incredibly Upbeat Interview With This Newcastle Player

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Steven Taylor has a very good game for Newcastle yesterday and that was impressive especially since t was his first appearance for Newcastle since late August when he played the full game in the 0-0 draw at Old Trafford. His experience and great heading ability could make a huge difference for us in the run-in [.

Young Striker Issues Warning To Newcastle Players

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Aleksandar Mitrovic had a good game for Newcastle yesterday in what was such a crucial 1-0 win against West Brom and it was Mitro's great goal after 33 minutes, brilliantly set up by Jonjo Shelvey that proved the difference between the sides. We know if was a good goal because the great Alan Shearercalled [.

This Former Hero Still A Huge Newcastle Fan

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There was an outpouring of love and support from one of our former players yesterday before the vital game against West Bromwhich we won 1-0. Jonas tweeted his heart out in support of everything Newcastle before the game. The only thing that wasn´t right about the game was the shoreline as we again missed chances [.

This Club Should Be Hope And Inspiration To Newcastle

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Last year at this time after 25 games played in the league, Leicester City were rock bottom of the league with only 17 points (Newcastle now have 24 points) and a goal difference of -18 and 4 points behind Burnley in second bottom place. Nigel Pearson´steamgot into even more trouble after 29 games played when [.

Newcastle Should Think Twice About Signing This Striker

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Newcastle have theworst injury record of any Premier League club and that´s been true for at least ten years if you look back at the records. So there´s probably two things a sensible football clubs would do about that. Daniel Sturridge Liverpool striker The first is to try to understandwhy it´sthe case we [.

Newcastle To Sign Manchester United Star This Summer?

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What Steve McClaren adds to the Newcastle Board is pure common sense and maybe if Steve can keep us up this season he´ll still be around in the summer and have some impact on the Newcastle transfers. It looks like he had some influence last month in bringing in both Andros Townsend and Jonjo Shelvey [.

Townsend Humbled By Reception Of Fans Yesterday

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Andros Townsend had a very good home debut for Newcastle United yesterday and for once this season we had a threat down the left wing as Andros ran at the West Brom defense continually and showed he can cross the ball with either foot. The winger almost scored a great goal in the second half, [...]

Alan Shearer In Complete Awe of This Player Yesterday

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Alan Shearer was like any other fan at the end of the game yesterday just absolutely delighted we had got what he called a big big 3 points. And on top of that we put in a very good performance too, although to be sure the results are the most important things these days [...]

Newcastle Must Keep This Player This Season

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There were quite a few of Newcastle's players put in what could be called Man of the Match displays yesterday against West Brom and it's a long time since so many of Newcastle's players played near their best form. One of those players was a shock starter yesterday Cheick Tiote and you wonder what [.

Tony Pulis Pays Newcastle Huge Compliments

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Newcastle looked so much better than West Brom today that if we had taken all the chances we carved out we could have won this game 5-0 easily and if we continue to play like this then one of these days we will win by a big score and that will help out [...]

McClaren’s BBC Interview – Stand-In Players Were Heroes Today

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Steve McClaren today great performance from Newcastle Newcastle looked a completely different team from last Wednesday but we still missed far too many chances that's out big weakness otherwise we could even be in the top 10 with a great striker in our ranks. Steve was right to point out that three players [.

Aleksandar Mitrovic’s All Important Goal – Video

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Here's Mitrovic's great goal today set up by a brilliant through ball form Jonjo Shelvey.

Alan Shearer Reacts To Newcastle’s Big 3 Points

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Out of the bottom three. Big, big three points today. #nufc Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) February 6, 2016

Fans Explode About Great Performance And 3 Points On Twitter

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Newcastle fans celebrated the great win and the great display by Newcastle today as they went immediately onto Twitter with many of our players putting in some excellent performances and we dominated West Brom from start to finish. But maybe our big weakness was still apparent because we missed so many chances and only won [.

Newcastle Get The All Important Win With Mitrovic Goal

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Newcastle dominated this game from start to finish and it was one of our best displays of the season yet we could still only beat West Brom 1-0 because we missed chances to make this a game that was pleasant to watch for supporters. Newcastle had 69% possession in the game with 19 shots and [...]

Aarons, Taylor, Tiote And Mitrovic Start

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Steve McClaren has named his team for the crucial game against West Brom today which literally is a must-win game for Newcastle and for Steve McClaren too. Aarons comes in at left back and Cheick Tiote replaces Saivet who is dropped and that's a surprise after his decent performance at Goodison Park.

Why Newcastle So Short Of Defenders – McClaren´s Excuse

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Newcastle have been woeful in defense for over two years now but we didn´t strengthen last monthby bringing in defenders, but manager Steve McClaren is now saying it wasn´t for the want of trying ........ they just failed. Just less than a year ago John Carver was complaining of being short of players especially [.

McClaren Not Worried About The Sack – Why Not?

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Steve McClaren has been asked if he is fearful that he may get the sack because of our very poor results and he has said no and that the concentration is not on that at all, but rather on getting the players to produce their best. But given Steve McClaren´s record this season [...]

These Poll Results For Today´s Game Are Scary

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Steve McClaren went out of his way yesterday during his press conference to say that WestBrom are a very good team and have some good players. But when you look at the clubs we havetoplay Chelsea, Manchester City, Leicester City, Southampton and Tottenham to name only four then West Bromat home is one of [.

Newcastle’s Best Team For West Brom

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We do have a number of injuries Chancel Mbemba, Paul Dummett and Jack Colback are all out for tomorrow's game and we also have players like Siem de Jong, Kevin Mbabu, Vurnon Anita, Sadio Haidara, Gabby Obertan and of course Tim Krul still out. Again we are being ravaged by injury as we are [...]

In A Must-Win Game – Newcastle Will Win

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It's turning into a must-win game for Newcastle and Steve McClaren tomorrow against West Brom and Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has given his view on how the game will go. One thing we can count on is Tony Pulis' side, as usual, will make it very difficult tos core and that's where Newcastle must [.

Three Players Out Injured – Newcastle Short Of Players Again

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Chancel Mbemba, Paul Dummett and Jack Colback are all out for tomorrow's game against West Brom tomorrow and we will not know until nextweek how long Chancel Mbemba will be out for. And justanybody's guess who will play left-back tomorrow although it will probably be Rolando Aarons. And Newcastle are so short of players McClaren [.

Nightmare Gets Closer – Can Newcastle Beat West Brom – Poll

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Tomorrow´sgame is an important onebecause we seemto get most of ourpoints at home and after this game we have two games on the road at Chelseaand at Stoke and most people wouldn´t think we can much out of those games. Not if our away form at Everton is anything to go by. But if we [...]

Newcastle´s Injuries Starting To Cause Problems Again

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Chancel Mbemba has started every Premier League game for us so far this season but when he had to come off at Everton on Wednesday night just before half time we had both back-up center-backs Jamaal Lascelles and Steven Taylor on the bench. Jamaal came on and got himself sent off at the very end [...

Newcastle Crowd So Important To Survival

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It´s well known in the football world that Newcastle have some of the best fans in the world, but they have been sorely tested over thelast year by a series of displays that simply haven´t been good enough and the last time out at Everton was a case in point. We were still in the [...]

Massive Thank You To Fans – Performance Wasn’t Acceptable

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Rob Elliot was again our Man of the Match on Wednesday at Goodison and he had another excellent game for us and he was on of the few players who were not asleep in that first half and that was good because he made some good saves. He made some even better save sin the [...]

Why Tomorrow´s Game Is So Crucial For Steve McClaren

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It will be very interesting to hear what Steve McClaren has to say in his press conference today after one of our most disappointingperformances of the season at Goodison Park on Wednesday and that came as the first game after the January window after we brought in four new players for £29M. Not a good [.

Relegation Would Be A Thousand Steps Back For Newcastle

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If we are relegated this season it would not only be a huge financial hit to the club which means we couldn't use the extra money to strengthen our squad. But it would also be another huge embarrassment for a club of the magnitude of Newcastle United currently the 17th richest in the world [...]

Newcastle Board Culpable For The Mess – Mainly These Two People

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We see there are still some people who are blaming Mike Ashley for the mess we are in at the moment and this season has simply been a continuation of last season´s nightmare under John Carver. Nothing has improved in fact things are worse and we have been struggling with relegation all season. [...]

A Class Act Leaves Newcastle

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Mike Williamson joined Wolves last month and it's a pity, because for the second time in three games we will be struggling for defenders on Saturday against West Brom. We supposeNewcastle are never too keen on having too much back-up or a bigger squad and when weget some players welet others go.

This Man Was A Hero Last Night

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Rob Elliot showed all the fight and passion you expect from a Newcastle players last night and the 29 year-old was again our Man of the Match as he had another excellent game as his star continues to rise both at Newcastle and in the Premier League. But for Rob, who made a number of [...]

Angry Captain Pulls No Punches Following Shocker

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It was an angry Fabricio Coloccini who talked on the Newcastle web-site immediately after last night's disaster at Everton and the Argentine pulled no punches in his review of Newcastle's display. In truth it was a terrible display by Newcastle, after the fans had been impressed with the January transfer window, but last night Newcastle [.

Newcastle’s Horror Show Leaves Club In Real Crisis

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This is not what was supposed to happen as we had just finished a good January transfer window with four good players coming in and the fans had got some of their enthusiasm back for the club. But an insipid and pathetic display against an out-of-form Everton side was another case of Newcastle not [.

McClaren Speaks After Another Disastrous Display

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Newcastle play West Brom on Saturday and since the game is at home there is a decent chance our players may even turn up for the game. It´s something they didn´t do last night at Everton and they seemed to play as if they were in a dream and to think we had 10 [...]

The Facts – McClaren´s Record At Newcastle Is Abysmal

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We wish it wasn´t so, but when you look at Newcastle´srecord under Steve McClaren, maybe the best word to describe it is abysmal. And after spending £81M on players over the last two transfer windows you wonder how we have got into this mess. It´s difficult to blame Mike Ashley too much since the end [.

Manager Likely Reflecting On Ebullient Comments To Press

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Steve McClaren tried to find out what went wrong last night at Goodison Park when we were looking forward to watching an improved Newcastle side take on a side that hadn´t won in the league since Evertonbeat us 1-0 at St. James´ Park. But what we got was a shocker, where to use words Steve [...]

Newcastle Manager Has Earned The Right To Be Fired

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The goals for this season following the complete and utter nightmare of last season were to get in the top eight in the Premier League and to win a cup. That followed last season and a certain John Carver who lost eight Premier League gamesin a row for the first time ever and he almost [...]

Alarm Bells “Should” Be Going Off Very Loud At Newcastle

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There is no way this newcatsle squad is one of the three worst squads in the Premier League but that's where we are at the moment 3rd bottom of theleague with a measly 21 points from 24 games the worst we have everperformed in the Premier League. And who do you look at when [...]

Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To Shambolic Performance

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80 million close to 30 games played cup n league and we are worse thsn under carver mcclaren is taking us down #nufc shields loyalist (@berwickmag47) February 3, 2016 Forgot #NUFC played today. Looks like #NUFC forgot too. Grames (@scottgrames) February 3, 2016 And an interesting one from Lee Ryder McClaren's future to [.

Alan Shearer Reacts To Awful Newcastle

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Newcastle awful again tonight. Rob Eliott MoM AGAIN. #introuble #EVENEW Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) February 3, 2016

An Absolute Shocker From Newcastle – Lose 3-0 At Everton

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This was Newcastle's sixth defeat in eight games in all competitions andif we keep playing like this it is going to be almost certain relegation from the Premier League and tonight's game was against at best an average Everton side who had not wonin their last five league games. Aaron Lennon opened [.

Townsend, Saivet, Shelvey, Perez Start – Doumbia On Bench

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Andros Townsend starts for Newcastle tonight at Everton and the other good news is that Seydou Doumbia has got his visa and has been cleared to play and he's on the bench with the number 22 shirt. Aleksandar Mitrovic has been dropped with Ayoze Perez up front in the starting line-up and Paul Dummett is [.

This Player Can Still Do A Job At Newcastle

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Cheick Tiote is back on Tyneside but becauseof all his travel and being away from Newcastle trying to fix up a deal in China he's unlikely to be in the squad for tonight's game at Everton. And it could be that he still leaves Newcastle this month since the transfer window in China doesn't [...]

Newcastle Fans Split Three Ways On Everton Result

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It would be difficult to getmuch closer to an exact three-way split for the result tonight at Everton a game Newcastlemust get something out of. Another defeat would not be good and that would be out sixth loss in the last eight games so that cannot happen. Andros Townsend should make his [...]

£10M For This Player This Summer Could Be A Good Deal

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There's news from Sky Italia today that the loan fee Newcastle are paying for 28 year-old Seydou Doumbia is £500K and there's an option to buy the Ivory Coast International and the figure for that in the loan contract is said to be a cool £10M. Seydou is a bit old for a player Newcastle [...]

This New Newcastle Team Can Win At Everton

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It looks like Seydou Doumbia may not get his visa through for the tough game at Everton tonight so we'll assume he's not available, but with four new players coming in we should be able to field a good side from now on through the last 15 games of the season. Bournemouth won [...]

Newcastle Have Very Poor Record Against These Teams

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When we played West Brom recently they hadn't won in their previous five games and they were in a slump, but they came out of it with a good 1-0 win over Newcastle and the Magpies do nothave a good record when we play teams in a slump. They somehow manage to beat us and [...]

No Regrets – The Supporters Love Me

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If Newcastle can survive this season then we think it could be a good time to change the captaincy for next season and give it to Gini Wijnaldum, as Fabricio Coloccini enters the final year of what will be a 9 year career on Tyneside since joining us from Deportivo for about £10.4M in August, [...]

Admission – There’s No Excuse For Being Relegated

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Newcastle are currently in a relegation place which we've been in ever since the start of the seasonwhen 3 points from our first eight games was the worst start we have ever made to a Premier League season. Newcastle spenta massive £52M in the summer and have now spent another £29M in Januaryto be the [.

Steve McClaren Gives Positive Injury Update

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In his press conference today Steve McClaren was even more than upbeat on a number of things the January transfer window and how strong his squad is and the manager now thinks the squad is good enough now to avoid relegation. Steve McClaren very upbeat today This is what Steve said about the [...]

There’s No Chance Of Newcastle Going Down

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Former Newcastle Chairman Freddy Shepherd is of course a Newcastle fan born and bred in Newcastle and on the Alan Brazil Breakfast show today he says there´s simply no chance of Newcastle going down And Shepherd is confident that Newcastle have done the right thing in this transfer window and got some very [.

Is This Proof Newcastle Are Now A More Ambitious Club?

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Steve McClaren has finally talked about the January transfer window now that it's over and during the window Steve wouldn't say anything he wouldn't even admit we needed to bring a new striker in. So it was overdone a bit but on the other hand you certainly don't want to say which [...]

Two Managers Waiting To Take Over At Newcastle?

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There's just no doubt that Steve McClaren is under some pressure to deliver the results for Newcastle United in the run-in to the Premier League we have 15 league games left and we need at least20 points to ensure we are safe this season. We have to do a lot better than we did [...]

Doumbia Doubt – Pressure Now On McClaren

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Steve McClaren has given his press conference for the important game at Everton tomorrow night and of course the first thing he has said is that Everton are a fantastic squad well just in case we lose the game. But Steve and the lads have to start producing the results now and it all [...]

Newcastle Made Dramatic Late £15M Bid For Algerian Striker

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Every one of Newcastle´s bids to bring in either a left back or additional striker failed yesterday and news today that we seem to have made a bid for Sporting Lisbon striker Islam Slimani, which was turned down. Newcastle´s bid was said to be around £15M for the 27 year-old 41 times capped Algerian [.

Newcastle Given A+ For Transfer Business By Sky Sports Pundit

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Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson seems to have thought that Newcastle did great in the January transfer window and has given the club an A+ for their transfer window and on contrast he has given Sunderland a C. Seydou Doumbia with Steve McClaren yesterday Newcastle did well to do the following deals in the January [.

It Could Be The Best Of Times Or The Worst Of Times Coming Up

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Newcastle are third bottom of thePremier League and we have made our worst ever start after 23 games played and have only 21 points with a very poor goal difference of -16. Newcastle fans are not happy, but the club has spent £81M in the last two transfer windows and the general opinion is [...]

What Fans Think Of January Window – Poll Results

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Newcastle fans seem to have been pleased with Newcastle´s January transfer window. New signing Seydou Doumbia

New Signing – I Will Adapt Really Fast And Get Goals

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Seydou Doumbia was a good signing for us yesterday and if this player can hit form quickly in the Premier Leaguein the final 15 games of the season we could do well and avoid any relegation. Seydou Doumbia could make debut at Everton The 33 times capped Ivory Coast international could make his debut [.

Newcastle Top The Table For Net Spend This Season

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Newcastle United have topped the table for the net spend in this financial year which started on July 1st last year and ends on June 30th. Sunderland are third in the table. The table is from 101 Great Goals and in the two transfer windows in this table we have had a net spend of [...]

Saido Berahino´s Strange Tweet Last Night

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Saido Berahino may still end up at Newcastle in the summer and at the end of the transfer window lastnight he sent out a rather strange tweet but maybe it´s just a sign he is maturing. Saido is a good player and it seems Newcastle will be going after a top striker in the [...]

Newcastle Make Four Good Signings In The January Transfer Window

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The January transfer window has just closed in England and that's it for Newcastle as we expected a few hours ago and we managed to get AS Roma striker Seydou Doumbia from AS Roma in on loan today (with an option to buy in the summer) and he had been on Tyneside yesterday [...]

Newcastle Fail In Attempt To Sign Former Left-Back

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Newcastle are trying to get a left-back in before the transfer window closes in less than six hours time and their pursuit of our former left-back Jose Enrique, whose career has completely stalled at Liverpool, is said to have broken down. Jose left Newcastle for Liverpool in the summer of 2011, but he has [.

Perez Takes To Twitter – Expresses Delight At Newcastle Deal

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It was great news today that Ayoze Perez has (finally) signed a five and a half year new deal that will have much improved financial rewards for the impressive Spanish U21 striker. Perez has been at the club for 18 months and he s been a huge success with 12 goals in 62 first team [...]

Transfer Status For Newcastle – Is This It?

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Here's how we stand on the very decent business we have completedat Newcastle in January, with just about seven and a half hours still to go in the transfer window. Only players who have played first team football are included in the loan deals and the transfer fees are estimates. Is this it?

Star Striker Gets Bumper New Contract At Last

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Ayoze Perez has signed a new deal at Newcastle after he must have been on very low wages for the last 18 months after he was signed in the summer of 2014 for the Peter Beardsley's Development squad. But since then of course he has made some great strides and has played 62 times for [...]

Seydou Is A Natural Goalscorer – A Very Good Player

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Steve McClaren seems very pleased when we announced 28 year-old Seydou Doumbia of AS Roma on loan for the rest of the season, and it gives us a player who has shown throughout his career he can score goals especially in Switzerland for Young Boys and in Russia for CSKA Moscow. Seydou Doumbia [...]

Seydou Doumbia Confirmed By Newcastle

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Newcastle have just announced the loan signing of Seydou Doumbia from AS Roma, after he passed his medical and agreed terms for the loan deal. Seydou Doumbia signed on loan today This is what Newcastle have just put out on the website: ========= Newcastle United have completed the loan signing of Ivory Coast international [.

Rare Praise From Alan Shearer For Newcastle Owner

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In his column today in The Sun Alan Shearer, who has never had exactly a warm relationship with Mike Ashley since Alanmanaged Newcastle for eight games back in our relegation season of 2008-2009 has some rare praise for the Newcastle owner today. The legendary Newcastle ans England striker has said Ashley cannot be faulted since [.

Review Of Newcastle´s Situation – Only One Player To Be Signed?

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It seems Newcastle have left it late on a number of fronts, as we have just 16 hours left in this January transfer window. With hopes over the weekend that we could strengthen the defense with the acquisition of Atletico Madrid left-back Guilherme Siqueira or Valencia's 26-year-old defender Lucas Orban, both of those fell through [.

Newcastle Ready To Increase Offer For Berahino

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Newcastle are ready to go back in for WestBromstriker Saido Berahino with an increased bid today to try to get their number one striker target to Newcastle and if we can do that it will significantly increaseourchancesofstaying a Premier League club. While most reports yesterday were that Newcastle went in with a club record [.

Newcastle In Surprise Move For Belgian Striker

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L'Equipe in France arereporting today that Newcastle have not been successful in a late bid today for 22 year-old Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi. Newcastle had been interested in the Belgian striker earlier in this transfer window but the word from Marseille is they didn´t want to sell this month.

Newcastle In Move For Arsenal’s Kieran Gibbs

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The Mail are reporting that Newcastle are considering a deadline day swoop for Arsenal's England Intentional left-back Kieran Gibbs. Newcastle are trying to get a left-sided defender in today, after we missed out on both Atletico Madrid left-back Guilherme Siqueira and Valencia's 26-year-old defender Lucas Orban yesterday.

Newcastle Given Some Hope On Loic Remy

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There are reports coming out of London today that Newcastle are still in with a chance to sign Loic Remy who was expected to sign a permanent deal with Premier League title chasing Leicester City today. Loic Remy while on loan at Newcastle 2013-2014 The news yesterday was that Leicester expected to complete the [.

Door Slams Shut On Newcastle Getting Berahino

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Sky Sports is reporting that Saido Berahino is not expected to leave West Brom today and if he did leave senior sources at West Brom are telling Sky Sports he certainlywouldn't be sold to a club fighting relegation along with West Brom such as Newcastle United. Saido Berahino going nowhere today Sky Sports [.