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If Carlsberg did weeks…

I’m not going to lie, Cyprus away was a red letter day in the diary for me from the moment we were paired with them in group B of qualifying for Euro 2016. A trip to a hot climate, an 18-30 resort nearby, a good chance of winning – what didn’t appeal about a trip

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Fans Forum – Best Bits…

The annual Supporters Trust fans forum was held at the Liberty last night and as ever it was a great night with some interesting revelations. In case you missed it here’s a summary of what was said. If someone reading this was there last night and can add to what I’ve said then feel free

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10 Manchester United Facts

Rafa Benitez has been looking forward to this one. Here’s ten facts about Manchester United. Formed in 1878 at Newton Heath, they would change to their current name in 1902 after four investors saved the club from a winding up order and decided to rename the club to mark a new beginning. Their current home

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Opposition View – Manchester United

James from Manchester United podcast Written Offside answers our questions ahead of our clash with the Red Devils on Sunday. How long have you supported United and what was your first game? I began supporting United in 1983 (age 6). My earliest memory is of the 1983 Milk Cup final (now Capital One Cup) vs

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Five things from York City

Here’s five things from our League Cup 2nd round victory over York Britton Masterclass We’ve said all summer that we don’t want him to go and last night showed why. He was the best player on the pitch, rarely giving the ball away, always showing for his team-mates. The expert in keeping things simple but

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Opposition View – Sunderland

Ben Fraser from A Love Supreme fanzine answers our questions ahead of Saturday’s trip to the Stadium of Light. It’s probably fair to say you’ve had a bad start to the season. Why have things gone wrong so far? Considering that these early games are our ‘easier’ run of fixtures, it would be diplomatic to say

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Five things from Newcastle at Home

Slide Rule Shelvey One thing I really like about Jonjo Shelvey is that he’ll play the risky ambitious or “hollywood” pass as it’s become known. Admittedly he sometimes does it too much but he’s now learning when to take this option and his assist for the first goal was sublime. He and Bafetimbi Gomis are

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Opposition View – Newcastle

Michael Martin of True Faith fanzine answers our questions for this weeks opposition view. How long have you supported Newcastle and what was your first game? Since the early 1970s. The first game I can remember being at was Malcolm Macdonald’s debut when Supermac was born with a 3-2 home win over Liverpool at St

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10 historical facts about Newcastle United

As part of a new feature for the website this year we will bring you ten interesting facts about our opponents each time they visit the Liberty. We start with the first visitors to south Wales this term – Newcastle United The club was founded in 1892 by the merging of two clubs – Newcastle

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Five things from Chelsea away

The season started with a bang yesterday as the Swans produced a fantastic performance at Stamford Bridge, here’s five things from the game The Tannoy Announcer Can someone please politely tell him in future to keep his voice down. Anyone who was in the stadium 15 minutes before kick off I’m sure will understand what

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