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Newcastle vs Benfica Preview

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NUFC take on the mighty Benfica at the Stadium of Light tonight, yes that is Benfica’s ground not Sunderland’s! Pardew has indicated in the press that he will attack from the outset, in an attempt to get some early away goals. If this does happen this will be a dramatic change from the previous four […]

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Why don’t Newcastle wait for Andy Carroll?

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Newcastle are reportedly pursuing Liverpool’s Andy Carroll and an article in the Metro has claimed that Newcastle are prepared to bid £17 million. Newcastle tabled a loan bid with a view to a £12 million deal earlier in the window. Alan Pardew stated after the Chelsea match that Andy Carroll would add a ‘nice dimension’ […]

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2 English Wonderkids feature in Europa League

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Tonight English wonderkids Adam Campbell and Raheem Sterling featured for Newcastle and Liverpool respectfully in each clubs Europa League qualifiers. Adam Campbell made his debut for Newcastle, coming on for the last 15 minutes of the first leg tie where Newcastle drew 1-1 with Atromitos. Campbell recently made headlines after scoring a hatrick in 33 […]

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Mike Williamson’s journey from Portsmouth Reserves to Newcastle captain in 2 years

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Mike Williamson will captain Newcastle tonight on their return to European football against Greek side Atromitos. Newcastle haven’t competed in Europe since 2007, where they were eliminated in the last 16 of the Uefa Cup and their transformation from Championship to European football is impressive, as is Mike Williamson’s story. 3 years ago Williamson signed […]

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Hazard has fantasy managers scrambling

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Eden Hazard has been the pick of the Premier League’s summer signings so far, impressing against Reading in his latest appearance in Chelsea’s 4-2 win. He already has a handful of assists to his name and 16.3% of Fantasy managers have him in their team. Hazard’s ability to take on defenders in the penalty area […]

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Could Berbatov be the perfect signing for Liverpool or Spurs?

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Dimitar Berbatov is currently out in the cold at Manchester United and looking for a new club. Spurs are in desperate need of a striker as Jermaine Defoe is their only senior forward, whilst Liverpool have had real trouble scoring goals in recent times. Berbatov is a proven goal scorer and would certainly be welcomed […]

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Is it worth big clubs handing out long contracts?

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Adebayor; Bridge, Berbatov, Kaka and Roque Santa Cruz, Xisco, what do they all have in common? Granted they are all great players (maybe not Xisco) but what makes them all alike is that they are all running down contracts with huge wages and not wanted by their clubs. They all have at least one year […]

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Alex’s 2012/13 Premier League Predictions

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The start of the Premier League season is just minutes away here are our final table predictions for the 2012/13 season.   Man City Man U Chelsea Arsenal Tottenham Newcastle Liverpool Everton Fulham Sunderland Aston Villa QPR Wigan Reading Stoke Swansea West Ham Southampton West Brom Norwich With Man City’s strike force of 3 truly […]

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Newcastle Scoop Anita- Sunderland Sign Saha – A Tale of 2 Transfer Policies

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Newcastle today signed Vurnon Anita for £6.6 M, whilst Sunderland picked up Louis Saha on a free transfer. Both clubs signings represent their differing transfer policies with Newcastle looking to the future with a 23 year old from Ajax’s renowned youth academy, whilst their bitter rivals have signed a very talented 34 year old who […]

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Full squad for Liverpool – Weekend preview

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Kenny Dalglish will be able to pick from a fully fit squad this weekend for the big Premiership clash between Liverpool and Manchester United. Liverpool have been hit hard with defensive injuries over the past couple of weeks with Johnson struggling since the start of the season and Kelly and Agger in and out of […]

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