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Entries from February 2017

Rafa Warns Of Difficult, Dangerous Games Ahead For Newcastle

February 28th, 2017 · 28 Comments

Rafa Benitez is the calm one after any game and even when Newcastle somehow managed to come from 1-0 behind to win such an important game at Brighton tonight with two goals in the final nine minutes, he was his same calm and measured self – never getting carried away. Not like some of us! […]

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Tags: Championship · Interview · Newcastle News · Press · Press Conference

Delighted Fans React To Monumental Win At Brighton

February 28th, 2017 · 23 Comments

At this point of the season it’s all about the results as we ground out on Saturday. Newcastle came from behind again tonight at the Amex Stadium and got the result we all wanted and 3 points against Brighton who looked a good side. Just think what Newcastle could do when we play somewhere near […]

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Tags: Championship · Fans · Newcastle Fans · Newcastle News · Tweet · Twitter

Alan Shearer Delighted With Great Come From Behind Win

February 28th, 2017 · 31 Comments

Here is Alan Shearer’s instant reaction to Newcastle beating an in-form Brighton side, after the home side had gone ahead after only 14 minutes with a harsh penalty given against Ciaran Clark for a foul on Glenn Murray by referee Robert Madley. But two goals in the last 9 minutes of the game from Mo […]

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Tags: Alan Shearer · Championship · Newcastle News · Tweet · Twitter

Massive Comeback Win For Newcastle With Two Late Goals

February 28th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Don’t ever accuse this Newcastle side of ever giving up fighting for the win and in an amazing finish at the Amex tonight, Newcastle came from 1-0 behind with 10 minutes to capture a glorious win with goals from Diame and Perez. with the winner coming from the Spaniard in the 89th minute. Not sure […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Reports · Newcastle News

Defense Unchanged – Gouffran Up Front – Mitro Dropped – Atsu Starts

February 28th, 2017 · 423 Comments

Rafa Benitez has named his team for the vitally important game between the top two teams in the Championship tonight with Newcastle United at Brighton & Hove Albion. The defense is unchanged but Rafa has Gouffran up front in place of Mitrovic and Ritchie and Atsu are on the wings. TEAM NEWS: This is how […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll

Newcastle Fans Not Too Confident Of Win At Brighton

February 28th, 2017 · 43 Comments

It just shows what one game can do. For the home game on Saturday against Bristol City, who has lost 10 of their previous 13 league games, we had 90% think we would win the game, 6% think we would draw (they were right) and 5% think we would lose the game. For our next […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Prediction