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The player each Premier League team could least afford to lose to injury

Manchester City will be without last season's midfield orchestrator Kevin De Bruyne for between two and four months due to a knee ligament injury, but which player could your Premier League club least afford to be without?<p>Arsenal: Lucas Torreira<p>A touch premature given he is yet to start for a …

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Newcastle United face tricky Carabao Cup tie at Nottingham Forest in round two

Newcastle will face a tricky tie away at Nottingham Forest in the second round of the Carabao Cup.<p>The Magpies were drawn out of the hat by former …

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Kenedy trying out Dele Alli's celebration and four other things we learned from training

Newcastle United head to Cardiff City this weekend for their second game of the 2018-19 Premier League season, and Rafa Benitez has been putting his …

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If think it's bad now just look at problems Mike Ashley storing up for Newcastle United in 12 months time

Under the ownership of Mike Ashley, Newcastle fans have found that there is little point in looking too far ahead.<p>The NUFC owner’s only strategy has …

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How Crystal Palace put the zing back into Wilfried Zaha after winger signs new five-year deal at Selhurst Park

There is one simple, startling fact that underlines why the five-year contract signed by Wilfried Zaha on Wednesday is of such importance to Crystal …

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Should Heading Be Banned To Avoid Dementia? | Brian Glanville

<b>In his latest piece Brian Glanville looks at heading being banned and the ongoing saga of Mesut Ozil.</b><p><b>Should Heading Be Banned To Avoid Dementia? | Brian Glanville</b><p>Another sad premature death of a young footballer from the all too increasingly familiar damage to the brain has again brought news of …

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The Newcastle United Blog | » What New Signing Told Federico Fernandez About Newcastle Before He Arrived

Federico Fernandez will be in the squad for our next game at Cardiff City on Saturday in the early game (12:30pm kickoff) – just like last Saturday …

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What next for these 9 Newcastle United players Rafa Benitez left out of the matchday squad for Spurs

Joselu’s inclusion in the Newcastle United starting XI at the weekend caught the headlines, but there were some other intriguing selections which …

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Newcastle Reportedly Failed in Deadline Day Loan Deal for Brazilian Midfielder

Newcastle reportedly missed out on the signing of Brazilian midfielder Thiago Maia on deadline day.<p>According to reports from French newspaper La Voix …

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Tottenham: Are we sure… there’s cause for concern?

REUTERS/Scott Heppell<p>It felt like a big three points were earned at St James’ Park on Saturday. Kicking off their campaign with the same fixture as …

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Spurs fans with very interesting comments after Newcastle 1 Tottenham 2

Opening game of the season and Spurs fans watched on as their team once again got a slightly undeserved victory.<p>A year ago the opening day win came …

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'We don't get caught up in what's going on around us': Dele Alli insists Tottenham aren't frustrated by lack of signings after scoring winner in victory over Newcastle United

It is not very chic to strengthen from within during a Premier League transfer window. It does not give supporters much to get excited about, …

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Newcastle United's 2018-19 season: - Our writers' share their predictions for the Premier League season

Newcastle United kicked off their 2018-19 Premier League campaign against Tottenham Hotspur - losing 2-1 - in what was a spirited display by the …

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The Newcastle United Blog | » Midfielder Admits To Not Being Fit Enough – But Lasted 90 MInutes

Mo Diame says he’s not as fit as he wanted to be at the start of the season, but he was impressed by the way Newcastle came back into the game …

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Kenedy's heavy touch, technology thwarts Newcastle and Ritchie's anger - moments you may have missed

The Premier League is back on Tyneside.<p>And, although Newcastle United’s 2-1 opening-day defeat to Tottenham Hotspur was not the result any Magpies …

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Kenedy and Paul Dummett presents Rafa Benitez with a mini project with huge potential

“It’s been great,” DeAndre Yedlin said when asked about his partnership with Matt Ritchie towards the end of last season.<p>“Matt is a great guy to play …

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The importance of being Dele

Tottenham made a winning start to their Premier League campaign after defeating Newcastle 2-1 in the Saturday lunch time kick-off.<p>Jan Vertonghen and …

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Dúbravka and Kenedy start against Spurs

United welcome Spurs to St. James’ Park for the second successive opening day of the campaign and goalkeeper Dúbravka, who penned a permanent deal …

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Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur: match preview

Mauricio Pochettino has become the first Premier League manager to blame Brexit for an underwhelming transfer window – Pochettino claims it has added to the cost of the club’s new ground – and Newcastle fans are planning protests against the owner, Mike Ashley, outside St James’ Park before …

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3 names missing as Newcastle United squad numbers released for 2018/19

The Newcastle United squad numbers for the 2018/19 season have been released.<p>On Friday the club announcing that 27 players had been handed numbers …

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Picking the Likely Newcastle Lineup to Face Tottenham in Saturday's Premier League Opener

Newcastle face Spurs at home in the first game for the second season running, but will hope to avoid a repeat of last season, as they lost 2-0 to …

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'What position does he play'? Alan Shearer jokes about Mike Ashley's Sports Direct buying House of Fraser for £90m after Newcastle's underwhelming transfer window

Newcastle fans were left hugely frustrated as the transfer window closed with the club having again been rather frugal with regards to buying new …

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The exit nears for Rolando Aarons and Henri Saivet - what we learned from Newcastle's squad numbers

Newcastle United have released their squad numbers ahead of the new season.<p>While some of the Magpies’ seven summer signings have already been …

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Rafa Benitez defiant at Spurs press conference “I’m a fighter, I like to fight. So that’s what I will do."

Rafa Benitez has met the media on Friday lunchtime.<p>The Newcastle manager talking to the press ahead of the Tottenham game and in the aftermath of a …

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Benítez optimistic ahead of season opener

The Magpies secured a top-half finish last time out – the first newly-promoted team to do so since West Ham United in 2012/13.<p>They start the new …

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The bizarre moment two stray dogs disrupted Rafa Benitez's Press conference

As Mark Twain once told the world: “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”<p>At Rafa Benitez’s first Premier …

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3 Key Battles That Could Decide Newcastle United & Spurs' Premier League Clash on Saturday

Newcastle United play host to Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday afternoon, as both sides look to get their 2018/19 Premier League campaign off to a flyer.<p>…

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Salomon Rondon can become a great striker at Newcastle United

Salomon Rondon can elevate his career and build a new reputation with Newcastle United.<p>Salomon Rondon has the potential to become a great striker at …

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The Newcastle United Blog | » Poll – Can Newcastle Beat Tottenham Tomorrow?

We play Tottenham Hotspur tomorrow in the early game and it’s the same first game as last season – at home to Tottenham.<p>Newcastle played well last …

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Newcastle's players end media strike over bonus payments as club reveal behind-the-scenes footage of Sky walk-up shots

Newcastle's players have ended their media boycott by taking part in the customary walk-up shots ahead of the new season.<p>Rafa Benitez's Newcastle …

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