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Rafa gone, I'm gutted. Best manager we've had for yonks and the fat cockney bastard in charge has forced him out. 

I was never away Andrew, i just didn't have the heart to post on this happy site when i was so sad. I did read all about you seeing that Bruce fella, i loved it mate. Newcastle are indeed st

Newcastle fans donated £20,000 to charity over the weekend in protest against the Premier League's controversial pay-per-view scheme. The Magpies' 4-1 defeat by Manchester United on Saturday was

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9 minutes ago, dr winston oboogie said:

Roy lets get real here, it was actually the game of the weekend in TGLITW so please do not talk it down.

You watched it ?  ( more proof that the boogie man watches the Premier League)

You must have watched pretty crap football if you thought that was good. I guess you must be real fed up watching  Barcelona or Real Madrid winning 6 or 7 nil every week

Chelsea 3 Arsenal 2 was canny good or were you watching Barcelona beat some team 3 nil ?

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After 11 years as owner of NUFC some stats..

£76m Inherited debt

£144m Current debt

£68m Debt growth

£0 Sports Direct payment for advertising

£8.4 NUFC paid Sports Direct in 5 years to June 2017

£354m Spent on players since 2007

£322m Recouped selling players since 2007

£32m Net spend on players since 2007

£2.6m Average annual net spend

£146 Season ticket increase (Gallowgate/Leazes)

£189 Season ticket increase

£47 Season ticket increase (L7)

£6m Paid (by Mike Ashley) to NUFC for Strawberry Place (so he could personally develop it)

£82m Increase in annual media income

£6m Increase in annual wages paid

3 Top half finishes (ED: Only one in top nine)

8 Finishes outside top half

2 Relegations

2 Legal defeats from ex managers and players

1 Pending HMRC investigation

6 Players sold for over £15m

0 Players signed for over £15m

1 Training ground renovations announced (2013)

0 Training ground renovations started

25 3rd round cup games

10 4th round cup games

2 5th round cup games

(Also, now 10 years since first claiming NUFC was up for sale)

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3 hours ago, Mission Man in AZ said:

Because Craig Pawson is the worst ref in the PL. I have never seen him call a match that he didn't screw up double-digit calls.

If he did see it, he needs some time off from being a ref.

If he didn't see it then the correct decision according to the rules was made..It's the rules that need changed.

He also sent off Hayden but didn't send off Cardiff's Arter for a similar offence.

 

 

In other Newcastle United news, our U23 side beat sunland 5-0 at St James' Park last night, seeing that we haven't beat them for a long time I'll take the win :D 

The crowd was 3,381 including about 300 away followers.

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1 hour ago, newcastle roy said:

Chelsea at home today, Chelsea at home and away was always one of the highlights of the season back in the 80s:rolleyes:

 

Pwopah nawteeee.....

 

I doubt any of the new Celeb crew were in amongst the Headhunters in them days.

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2 minutes ago, Mission Man in AZ said:

It looks like Newcastle are playing an interesting formation - 9-0-1.

Looks like its working too.  That and mugging Chelsea around midfield.  

Newcastle deserves credit for coming out and playing hard.  If there is is dissension in the club house it doenst show on the field from what I can see. 

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