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Watch: The Awe Inspiring Beauty Of A Prop… Forgetting He’s A Prop

What happens when a tighthead thinks he’s a fly half? Last weekend, Newcastle took on Bath in what was a cracking affair at Kingston Park. Having initially fallen behind, the Falcons rallied in the later stages to pull off a fantastic comeback victory. The game finished 24-22 after a frantic final ten minutes saw Newcastle powering over the line with two …

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Done Deal: Aston Villa’s Ciaran Clark Completes £5m Championship Move

NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 2: Ciaran Clark poses for a photograph with a home shirt with the pitch in the background at St.James' Park on August 2, 2016, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)

Newcastle United have today confirmed the signing of Irish international Ciaran Clark from Aston Villa. The 26-year-old has signed a five-year deal at the Championship side, after Newcastle triggered his £5m release clause earlier this week (though the fee is undisclosed officially). CONFIRMED: @C_Clark_6 has signed for Newcastle United! ⚫️⚪️#WelcomeCiaran #NUFC pic.twitter.com/tjcJyFoMKb — Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) August 3, 2016 Speaking …

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Liverpool And Newcastle Agree Deal For Georginio Wijnaldum

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Georginio Wijnaldum of Newcastle United celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park on January 12, 2016 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

After days of negotiations, Liverpool and Newcastle have this morning agreed a fee of £25m for Georginio Wijnaldum. Sky Sports confirmed the deal earlier today. The Dutch international emerged as a prime transfer target for Liverpool recently, and having been in talks with the Championship side since the beginning of the week, a deal has now been struck. Newcastle had …

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Liverpool In Pole Position To Sign Dutch Star As Spurs Drop Out Of The Race

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: during the UEFA Europa League quarter final, second leg match between Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund at Anfield on April 14, 2016 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Following Newcastle’s unceremonious drop to the Championship, Georginio Wijnaldum was always going to seek greener pastures. Tottenham Hotspur were repeatedly linked with a move for the Dutchman and in recent days, Liverpool entered the race to sign him with reports claiming a £25 million deal was progressing quickly. The Guardian, a highly reliable source, have today broken the news that …

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Done Deal: Newcastle Complete The Signing Of Atlético Madrid Defender

Newcastle sign Jesus Gamez

Newcastle United’s preparation for life in the Championship is continuing, as manager Rafa Benítez looks to promote the Magpies back to the Premier League at the first attempt. Further to the signings of Matz Sels, Dwight Gayle and Matt Ritchie, the club have today confirmed a deal to bring Atlético Madrid right back Jesús Gámez to St. James’ Park. CONFIRMED: Newcastle …

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Done Deal: Newcastle Complete The Signing Of £10m Striker

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: New signing Dwight Gale poses for a photograph in the Home Dressing room wearing the New NUFC 2016/17 Kit at St.James' Park on June 30, 2016 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)

Despite being relegated to the Championship last season, Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has retained his newfound penchant for actually spending money. After years of frugality, Ashley finally invested in some new players last season – though it was not enough to save the team from slipping into the second tier of English football. That said, there is finally some optimism around St. …

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The Sun Claim That Arsenal Would Be Champions If Officials Had Done Their Jobs Properly

Arsenal

The ‘Real Premier League table’ as the newspaper dubs it also sees Newcastle staying in the league at the expense of rivals Sunderland. Having commissioned a ‘panel of experts’ to run the rule over every Premier League game this season, The Sun have concluded that the title should be residing in the sparse trophy cabinet at the Emirates Stadium, rather than …

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Former Manchester United Winger Released By Newcastle

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Referee Anthony Taylor has words with Ashley Young (r) as Gabriel Obertan looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park on March 4, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Though few will remember it now, former Bordeaux and Manchester United winger Gabriel Obertan was actually at one time rated as a genuine prospect. He made his debut for the Ligue 1 side at the age of just 17, and his rise of the youth ranks at various underage levels for France certainly suggested that he would go on to …

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Jonas Gutiérrez: A Modern Toon For Newcastle United

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Jonas Gutierrez of Newcastle United warms up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa at St James' Park on February 28, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

In July 2008, Newcastle United signed Jonas Gutiérrez. The Argentine international would go on to play 187 times for the club. Despite relegation from the Premier League in 2009, Gutiérrez decided to remain on Tyneside and help in the quest for promotion. His dedication to the cause endeared him to the Toon army and cult status was assured. It was …

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Ex-Newcastle Midfielder Has Harsh Words For Former Club

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - MAY 24 : Jonas Gutierrez of Newcastle United takes on Carl Jenkinson of West Ham United during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St James' Park on May 24, 2015 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Argentine midfielder Jonas Gutierrez has alleged that the struggling Premier League club considered him a liability following his diagnosis with testicular cancer in 2013. The midfielder underwent an operation in October of that year to remove a tumour. Just two months later, in December 2013, then manager and current Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew told the Argentine that he was surplus …

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Mike Ashley Has Some More Bad News For Newcastle Fans

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 29: Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley takes his seat prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United at St Mary's Stadium on March 29, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has never been the most popular man with the club’s fans. Since his takeover in 2007, there have been all manner of supporter protests and demonstrations with the ultimate aim of forcing Ashley to sell the club. Not that he’s done much to help himself either. A succession of monumentally stupid managerial appointments (including twice hiring …

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Alan Shearer Launches Savage Attack At Newcastle Flops

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 16: Former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer talks on stage during the official launch to mark the FA's 150th Anniversary Year at the Grand Connaught Rooms on January 16, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens - The FA/The FA via Getty Images

Newcastle United look doomed in their bid to avoid relegation, and their greatest ever striker is not afraid of telling people who feels is to blame. Despite spending nearly £80million pounds over the course of the last two transfer windows, the Magpies find themselves mired deep within the relegation battle with hope that they can retain their place in the Premier …

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Tottenham Won’t Win Premier League, Says Former Top Flight Boss

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Mauricio Pochettino Manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at White Hart Lane on February 6, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Former Newcastle manager John Carver believes Mauricio Pochettion’s Tottenham Hotspur side cannot win this season’s Premier League, despite the fact they are Leicester City’s closest competitors, albeit on a superior goal difference alone from North London rivals Arsenal. Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live Sport, the 51-year-old former defender said that the side’s continued presence in the Europa League could …

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