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Dramatic World Cup History Remembered – Video

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 · 54 Comments

Tim Krul only played in one penalty shoot-out in the World Cup. but he is still a World Cup legend because last summer in the quarter-final game against Costa Rica just before the end of extra time Dutch manager Louis van Gaal replaced his regular goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen and Tim made two great saves and went the right way for every single penalty and Holland were in the semi-final winning the shoot-out 4-3.

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Louis van Gaal hugs hero Tim Krul after penalty shoot-out
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→ 54 CommentsTags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Tim Krul · Video · World Cup 2014

This Available Top Manager Too Big A Personality For Newcastle

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 · 4 Comments

The former Liverpool and Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez is in the last season of his contract at Italian club Napoli, and will probably become available in the summer.

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Rafa Benitez – available in the summer
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→ 4 CommentsTags: Coaching · Head coach · Management · Newcastle News

Brave Head Coach Gives Himself Credit For Victory

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 · 51 Comments

John Carver has taken credit for the victory yesterday by saying he was brave to play two wingers in a 4-4-2 formation yesterday.

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Papiss Cisse going over to Jonas after scoring
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→ 51 CommentsTags: Coaching · Management · Premier League

It’s Touch And Go For Man Of The Match Yesterday

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 · 33 Comments

Newcastle’s defense played fairly well yesterday to keep a clean sheet and certainly Krul, Coloccini and Janmaat were the pick of the defense, and of course Papiss Cisse got another all important goal for us.

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Daryl Janmaat in action yesterday
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→ 33 CommentsTags: Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Poll · Premier League

Newcastle Want John Carver In Charge

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 · 13 Comments

Yesterday was always going to be a game where the result was all important for both teams,  and it was therefore a great 1-0 win by Newcastle, and that puts us on 35 points from 27 games played, and we gained 3 points on West Ham in 9th place who are on 39 points.

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Mike Ashley not happy yesterday – didn’t we win?
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→ 13 CommentsTags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Forest Revival Continues – Newcastle Players Involved

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 · 2 Comments

40 year-old Glaswegian Dougie Freedman has been in charge of Nottingham Forest since early February and in the six league games he has managed so far he has won five and drew 4-4 at bottom placed Blackpool for a total of 16 points our of a possible 18.

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Dougie Freedman 16 points put of possible 18
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→ 2 CommentsTags: Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Karl Darlow · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Other News

Another Top Dutchman Now In Frame For Newcastle Job

Saturday, February 28th, 2015 · 20 Comments

There is a report in the Sunday People that Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is on the short-list at Newcastle United for their head coach position.

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Ronald Koeman – impressive Southampton coach
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→ 20 CommentsTags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

It’s A Second Chance And I Feel Differently Now

Saturday, February 28th, 2015 · 14 Comments

It was great to see Jonas Gutierrez  on the bench for the first time in a long time,  and certainly for the first time since he beat testicular cancer last year.

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Jonas Gutierrez waves to Newcastle fans while warming up
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→ 14 CommentsTags: Coaching · Health · Illness · Jonas Gutierrez · Premier League

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