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NUFC Suffer Another Heavy Defeat Against Man Utd

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It's as you were for Alan Pardew and Newcastle United, as the Toon suffered yet another 4-0 defeat (take a look at all the heavy defeats NUFC have suffered under Pardew's management), this time against Manchester United at St. James's Park. I thought we started off well, seeing a lot of the ball and pressing [.

Is the WWE coming to Toon, as Vince McMahon looks to buy Newcastle United?

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Is the WWE coming to Toon, as Vince McMahon looks to buy Newcastle United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It's a story rich in opportunities for puns, but I'll try to resist the temptation to indulge in such frippery. It will be difficult however when discussing the possibility of WWE owner and showman supreme Vince McMahon apparently beinginterested in buying Newcastle United from Mike Ashley.

Bafetimbi Gomis says Newcastle deal fell through when they haggled on wages

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Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis claims he had agreed a deal to join Newcastle in the summer. But the transfer collapsed when the Magpies asked him to lower his wage demands. The France international had agreed a deal verbally with the Toon. But when it came to progressing the deal after a fee had been agreed [.

Newcastle made deadline day enquiry for Blackpool’s Thomas Ince

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Newcastle made an enquiry about England Under-21 winger Thomas Ince on transfer deadline day. Reports in the Mail on Sunday suggest the Magpies approached Blackpool about buying the son of their manager Paul Ince. But the deal was vetoed before it got anywhere by people within the Toon's "management team" who were not convinced a [.

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew plans talks with Yohan Cabaye after failed Arsenal move

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Alan Pardew will hold talks with midfielder Yohan Cabaye after his decision to go on strike failed to force through a transfer to Arsenal. The Newcastle star refused to play for the club after learning of a £10m bid from Arsenal. But the Gunners refused to meet the Toon's valuation of their star and the [.

Newcastle end interest in Bafetimbi Gomis, says Lyon president

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Newcastle have ended their interest in Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis. The French side's president Jean-Michael Aulas told L'Equipe that the Magpies are no longer in talks with the France international and urged the player to get his head down to focus on another season at Lyon. He said: "His circumstances have changed.

Newcastle aim to bring Loic Remy on loan from QPR

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Newcastle are hoping to sign QPR striker Loic Remy on a season-long loan deal, according to reports in The Chronicle. The Magpies seemed destined to capture the Frenchman in January until the R's swooped in with a very attractive salary package to win the race for his signature. Relegation to the Championship means both club [.

Boyband One Direction train with Newcastle

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Surprise arrivals at Newcastle's training ground are usually of the French persuasion. But they upped their English (and Irish) quota by parachuting in boyband One Direction for a training session. A veteran Magpies five-a-side team of manager Alan Pardew and coaching staff John Carver, Andy Woodman, Steve Stone and Peter Beardsley defeated the poptastic triallists, [.

Liverpool vs Hearts, and Newcastle vs Atromitos; Europa League: Open Thread

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Follow along with us today for the Europa League coverage as Liverpool take on Hearts at Anfield (the Reds have a 1-0 aggregate lead; live on FOX Soccer), while Newcastle United is at home against Greek side Atromitos (the Toon ...

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Amsterdam or Bust? Newcastle United vs Atromitos match preview

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Venue: St James' Park, Toon. Date: Thusday 30th August, 2012. Kick-Off: 8:00pm. Referee: Stephen Studer‎ . UK TV: ITV 4. With the sides evenly matched at 1-1 after last week's first leg Europa League tie in Athens, Newcastle United entertain FC Atromitos at St James' Park this evening to determine which club will take the [.

Atromitos vs Newcastle United match highlights

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Highlights from Newcastle united's Europa League first leg qualifying tie against the Bubble and Squeaks of Atromitos in Athens. Atromitos's Denis Epstein dropped an Atromic bomb on the Toon with a well taken 24th minute goal which saw the Silver Supremo sweating for a while. However another fantastic free kick from Ryan Taylor on the [.

Newcastle’s Davide Santon Flattens Steward With Late Sliding Tackle vs Fenerbahce (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which Newcastle full-back Davide Santon flattens an unsuspecting steward with a nasty challenge from behind during the Toon's pre-season friendly against Fenerbahce over the weekend...

Definitely worthy of a yellow.

Video via @Inbedwimaradona

Monaco 0 Newcastle United 1

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Newcastle United continued their pre-season campaign with a hard-earned 1-0 victory of Ligue 2 side Monaco.

Demba Ba, the much rumoured want-away striker, got the only goal of the game in the 36th minute as he out jumped the keeper to head the ball home. There was an appearance for Steve Harper, who made a rare start in goal.

Monaco 0 Newcastle United 1

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Newcastle United continued their pre-season campaign with a hard-earned 1-0 victory of Ligue 2 side Monaco.

Demba Ba, the much rumoured want-away striker, got the only goal of the game in the 36th minute as he out jumped the keeper to head the ball home. There was an appearance for Steve Harper, who made a rare start in goal.

NUFC Target Debuchy, Douglas, and Krkic

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There's been increasing speculation in the past few days regarding Newcastle United's foray into the transfer market, or lack thereof. Both the club and Manager are sticking to their policy of not being held to ransom with ridiculous transfer fees, Luuk De Jong and FC Twente being one such example.

NUFC Target Debuchy, Douglas, and Krkic

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There's been increasing speculation in the past few days regarding Newcastle United's foray into the transfer market, or lack thereof. Both the club and Manager are sticking to their policy of not being held to ransom with ridiculous transfer fees, Luuk De Jong and FC Twente being one such example.

Alan Pardew’s Summer Shopping List

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The football season has ended, and for Newcastle United, the summer will be a crucial one in terms of bringing in new players. So, below is a list of transfer targets that have either been linked to a move to St. James's Park, or transfers we reckon have at least some potential of happening.

Alan Pardew’s Summer Shopping List

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The Premier League season has ended, and for Newcastle United, the summer will be a crucial one in terms of bringing in new players. So, below is a list of transfer targets that have either been linked to a move to St. James's Park, or transfers we reckon have at least some potential of happening.

Romain Amalfitano in hot video action!

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As I reported back in March and April, Reims midfielder, Romain Amalfitano, had signed a pre contract agreement to join Newcastle United on a free transfer when his Reims contract expired. Well, as you may know already, he's been in Toon in the last couple of days to make things official, wave a shirt around [.

Pardew Premier League Manager of the Year – Confirmed!

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Today Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was named Premier League Manager of the Year. I suspected this might happen in our post from last week, but was chuffed to bits today that the Premier League have recognized Pardew's work at Newcastle.

Undoubtedly, Pardew has impressed. No-one wanted him at Newcastle, other than Mike Ashley and Derek Llambias, and he walked into a bit of a no-win situation.

Newcastle Introduce New Away Strip

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Newcastle have today revealed their new away strip. And here is the Toast of the Toon - the Man of the Moment Papiss Cisse in the new strip. We think it looks pretty cool. Let us know what you think of it. Comments welcome.


Chelsea 0-2 Newcastle: Sumptuous Cisse brace puts an end to Blues’ league roller coaster

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You may have pulled a Neviller, face (see below) or noise (see this), if you were watching live and witnessed that second Papiss Cisse goal. Fucking hell was that something else. Goal of the season, sure, but I reckon it's one of the best I've ever seen.


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Needless to say, the January transfer window's greatest-ever signing (is this even up for debate?

What’s the real story with Romain Amalfitano’s Toon signing?

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As regular readers of this site will know, we usually bring you the hottest Toon news first. Well, back in early March, I wildly speculated reported that Stade de Reims midfielder, Romain Amalfitano, had signed a pre contract agreement with Newcastle United. In truth, I wasn't quite the first to report it.

Newcastle United 3 Stoke City 0

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Newcastle United took one-step closer to the unthinkable Champions League, as they defeated an uninspired Stoke City at St. James's Park. With Arsenal and Chelsea playing out a 0-0 draw earlier in the day, Newcastle could gain ground on Arsenal and pull away from Chelsea. All they needed to do was win, and win they did.

Newcastle United 3 Stoke City 0

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Newcastle United took one-step closer to the unthinkable Champions League, as they defeated an uninspired Stoke City at St. James's Park. With Arsenal and Chelsea playing out a 0-0 draw earlier in the day, Newcastle could gain ground on Arsenal and pull away from Chelsea. All they needed to do was win, and win they did.

Newcastle Goal Glutton Papiss Cisse Reveals Source Of His Power – A Woman Named ‘Liz’

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By Chris Wright

Newcastle are, you may have noticed, doing really rather well of late; five games unbeaten, fifth in the Premier League, level on points with Tottenham in fourth, flirting with Champions League qualification and scoring shed loads of goals mostly through one Papiss Demba Cisse.

Demba Ba celebrates Papiss Cisse’s emergence as Newcastle’s new goalscoring hero

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Newcastle striker Demba Ba is delighted that compatriot Papiss Cisse has swanned into Toon and stolen his crown as the Magpies' main goal threat. Here he is celebrating Cisse's second goal against Swansea last Friday!


Demba Ba celebrates Papiss Cisse’s emergence as Newcastle’s new goalscoring hero

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Newcastle striker Demba Ba is delighted that compatriot Papiss Cisse has swanned into Toon and stolen his crown as the Magpies' main goal threat. Here he is celebrating Cisse's second goal against Swansea last Friday!


Pardew – I don’t think Newcastle are good enough to beat Arsenal

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The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has given a remarkably honest assessment of his teams chances of beating Arsenal on Monday and challenging for a Top Four position this season, in fact he is not even sure that the Toon can hang on for a place in the Europa League! Pardew told the Chronicle: "It would [.

Magical Magpie Memories: The 80s Part One (Promotion, Helicopters and Tearful Farewells)

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"Going Up" "Northern Life" special 1984. 30 minute Tyne Tees Television special programme from 1984, where David Burton reviews Newcastle United's 1983-4 promotion season. Featuring Arthur Cox, Kevin Keegan, and some classic Keegan, Waddle and Beardsley goals from the days when the club had a front three that I'm sure quite a few Toon [.

Defender: Magpies wary of the Lane

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Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson is aware that Tottenham Hotspur's terrific form throughout the season indicates their prowess, particularly at White Hart Lane.

Following Monday night's goalless draw at Anfield, third-place Spurs return home and with manager Harry Redknapp cleared of tax evasion charges, the North London outfit will be completely focused on picking up all three points in Saturday's late kick-off.

European Qualification Will Still Be Difficult For Newcastle

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There's no doubt that after his performance and goal against Aston Villa in his debut on Sunday afternoon that Papiss Cisse is currently the Toast of the Toon. The new Newcastle hero thanks fans after Sunday's win Newcastle have now won four of their last five league games, and the only real let-down was that second half at Craven Cottage.

Pardew defends ‘brilliant’ Magpies

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Alan Pardew acknowledges that Newcastle United's 5-2 defeat at the hands of Fulham has left him frustrated but defended his players, insisting that they have a lot to be proud of for their overall showing this season.

Clint Dempsey's famous hat-trick and two second-half penalties from Danny Murphy and Bobby Zamora condemned the Magpies to an emphatic loss despite Danny Guthrie's stunning opening goal at Craven Cottage.

Reds striker counting on midfield maestro

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Under-pressure Liverpool striker Andy Carroll admits that the return of skipper Steven Gerrard has boosted his hopes of performing more consistently for the Reds.

Carroll, who was signed for over £35 million from Newcastle United last January, has scored only four times in 25 appearances for the Merseyside outfit, leading to continuous criticism from both within and outside the club.

Newcastle United vs QPR match banter!

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Venue: St James' Park, Toon. Date: Sun 15th Jan 2011. Kick-Off: 1:30 pm. Referee: Chris Foy. Hello, good afternoon and welcome to our regular "match banter" feature. This time the Magpies will be facing the transitional Queen's Park Rangers under new manager, Mark Hughes, he of the slightly annoying mid-sentence sharp intakes of breath.

Conflicting reports on Cissokho Monday medical at Toon

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Several reports in the French media, including Lyon's "Le Progrès" this morning, have claimed that Olympique Lyonnais and their left back, Aly Cissokho, have agreed a deal with Newcastle United, and also that the player will be in Toon on Monday for a medical. There was nothing definitive on a price, though OL are known [.

NUFC Match reports

Hatem… You’ve gotta love him! – Newcastle vs Bolton match report

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Bolton rolled into Toon on the back of a bit of a kicking at the hands of the improving Fulham, but with a trio of wins in front of that, it was always going to be a tricky fixture and so it was going to be down to who wanted it more. Patience was the order [...]

My Word! Newcastle United 1, Queens Park Rangers 0.

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Venue: St James' Park, Toon. Date: Sun 15th Jan 2011. Kick-Off: 1:30 pm. Referee: Chris Foy. United came to this game on the back of 2 excellent straight wins against Man Utd 3-0 (got that one in early today!) and Blackburn 2-1 in the FA Cup. In contrast, Queens Park Rangers had taken only one [...]

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FC Atromitos vs Newcastle United Europa League match preview

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So where were you on March 15th 2007? It's over five years since the Toon were able to compete in Europe, and on that day, with Take That heading the UK charts with a Morrisson's Supermarket ad, we ended a roller coaster campaign (with wins over Celta Vigo, Fenerbahce and away at Palermo Tim [...]

Ba not a big enough name for us says Galatasaray chairman.

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Well, the latest "silly season" non-story about Galatasaray making a "daring raid / swoop" for Demba Ba seems to be dead in the water, with Galatasaray's Chairman, Ãœnal Aysal coming out and saying that the club will not be making a move for the Toon's Sengalese hitman. Claiming that the striker wasn't a big enough [.