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David Wagner – Newcastle Are A Top Team With A Great Manager

March 5th, 2017 · 81 Comments

Rafa Benitez’ game plan was to allow Huddersfield  possession while guarding the middle of the defense and making rapid counter-attacks once we did get the ball. We’ve seen that strategy a number of times this season with teams like Manchester City who like a lot of possession of the ball, but often don’t do too […]

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Newcastle Must Show Real Ambition With Rafa This Summer

March 5th, 2017 · 35 Comments

The minutes from the recent Fans Forum meeting were released just before the game yesterday and they are generally positive and contain good news. It seems Newcastle have agreed a good deal with a new shirt sponsor and that will be announced soon. They also have a long term deal with Puma and the new […]

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Newcastle Front-Rummers To Sign Top Premier League Defender

March 5th, 2017 · 42 Comments

We’ve watched a few of the Hull City games this season and the player who has impressed us the most is their center-back Harry Maguire, who is not only a good defender but good from corners and good moving forward from defense with the ball. So it was good to see the Sun report today […]

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How The Opposition Press Saw It Yesterday

March 5th, 2017 · 10 Comments

It’s always interesting to look at the opposition report of the game to see it from their point if view. The report in the Huddersfield Examiner last night had both of Newcastle’s first half goals very dubious. It was a dubious penalty decision and then it looked like Daryl Murphy for the second goal kicked the ball […]

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Former Players React To Newcastle’s Great Win

March 5th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Here’s the reaction of some of our former players to yesterday’s great 3-1 win at Huddersfield. Next up are Reading on Tuesday night and Rafa’s press conference for that game will come tomorrow afternoon at 1:00pm. It would be very good if we can make it three wins in a row away from home – against three […]

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Newcastle Fans Should Get Used To Team Being Lucky

March 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment

It seems that at least some Newcastle fans are waking up and then remembering what happened yesterday and then pinching themselves to make sure they are still here and haven’t died and gone to heaven. But it’s true,  two massive wins over two teams who Sky Sports seem to support and like big time for […]

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