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Lee Charnley is finally learning what it takes to run a football club

Lee Charnley is name most Newcastle United supporters have come to know in recent years, and mostly for the wrong reasons. He has been labelled a ‘puppet’ for the regime under Mike Ashley as the 38 year-old sat through two relegations behind the scenes at St. James’ Park. Inexperienced and overloaded with responsibility, it was Lee Charnley who gave …

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Lee Charnley and Mike Ashley look on during a Premier League game

What Crystal Palace fans can expect from Andros Townsend

Townsend - Gave everything to help try keep NUFC in the Premier League Crystal Palace completed the £13m signing of Andros Townsend from Newcastle United Friday last, with the England winger departing St. James’ Park having just arrived in January of 2016. The move did not come as a surprise to most Newcastle supporters as Townsend had raised his profile …

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Andros Townsend in action for Newcastle United against Crystal Palace

Fixtures list released – the calm before the storm at Newcastle United

Over the past few seasons, Newcastle United fans have often looked forward to release of season fixtures. For me, it was always an immediate glance to the month of December to see what teams we faced. Then, a quick scan of April and May before forming an opinion on whether Newcastle United would be safe from the threat of relegation from the Premier League (And the …

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Rafa Benitez issues instructions at Newcastle United

End game is in sight – do Newcastle United have enough to beat the drop?

I remember the very day Steve McClaren was appointed Newcastle United manager. There was a strong feeling of disappointment on my part, and indeed the majority of other Newcastle United supporters. It just didn’t make sense from a footballing point of view, but marked a very predictable move by Managing Director, Lee Charnley. Mr. Charnley has been at the club …

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Gini Wijnaldum celebrates scoring his fourth goal against Norwich City

Newcastle United – doing things the right way but is it all too late?

The close of the January transfer window marked a reasonably successful recruitment drive from Newcastle United. They managed to secure the signings of raw British talent in the form of Jonjo Shelvey and Andros Townsend, while also adding Champions League pedigree to their ranks with the acquisition of Roma’s Seydou Doumbia on loan until the end of the season. …

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Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring for Newcastle United.

Steve McClaren, mayhem and the mess at Newcastle United

McClaren - Failing to make the transition from Championship to Premier League We are now thirteen games into the new Premier League season at St. James’ Park and being perfectly honest, I couldn’t be bothered writing an article on this squad or this football club but duties call, and a post is due. My last piece on Coloccini committing his future to the …

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Steve McClaren looks dejected as Newcastle United are beaten by West Ham

Lee Charnley – Wrong man in the wrong position at the wrong time

There is a reason I haven’t written very much about Newcastle United in the past 12 months. Actually, there’s a numbers of reasons. I no longer really enjoy it. I no longer enjoy trying to look at the bright side at Newcastle United as a football club because at this moment in time, it’s pointless. Newcastle United isn’t a football club …

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Lee Charnley oversees Newcastle United's relegation scalp with West Ham

Sammy Ameobi – 11 games to save his Newcastle United career

Ameobi - Will find out whether he has merited a new contract at St. James’ in May. Samuel Oluwaseyi J. ‘Sammy’ Ameobi was the talk of Newcastle United’s youth academy a matter of years ago. He was dubbed as something special, with incredible feet, lighting pace, and creativity by the bucket loads. He was set to keep the famous Ameobi lineage …

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Sammy Ameobi takes on Karl Henry of QPR

Newcastle United Quiz #2: Test your Toon Trivia!

It’s Thursday all over again and while Newcastle United look to close in on a deal for the highly talented Dele Alli of MK Dons, Tyne Time takes a moment to offer up 10 interesting questions on Newcastle United. You may have completed plenty of NUFC quizzes throughout the week, or even today alone, but its unlikely you’ll have met the nature of the …

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Newcastle United Quiz

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