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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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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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Shola to stick around until 2014

Shola to stick around until 2014

Shola Ameobi has today signed a 2 year contract extension to his current deal at Newcastle. Ameobi had 1 year to run on his old contract and has expressed his happiness (perhaps relief) that he has signed a new deal. The reason why I say relief is because it could have been understandable if the […]

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Krul hints at a Dutch international arrival at Newcastle

Krul hints at a Dutch international arrival at Newcastle

Tim Krul has today leaked exciting news to Toon fans about the possible arrival of Dutch international left back Erik Pieters. Here’s what he had to say- “We are interested,” the Magpies goalkeeper told De Telegraaf. “The coach himself and the assistants have already seen a few matches of PSV and the question now is […]

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Transfer Round Up

Transfer Round Up

As the transfer window is hotting up let’s take a look at which players are being shipped into the Premier League clubs in an attempt for them to make their debut in the much awaited opening weekend of top flight football. Shane Long has finally made the switch to a Premier League side after signing […]

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