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Rafa Benitez’ Record In First Year At Newcastle – Fantastic

March 8th, 2017 · 23 Comments

On Saturday Rafa Benitez celebrates one year at the helm of Newcastle United and he has managed in 53 total games and gained 31 wins for a win ratio of 58.5%. We have scored 100 goals in those 53 games and only conceded 47 goals for an overall goal difference of 53. Newcastle have lost […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Premier League · Records

Confident Benitez Brilliantly Sums Up Last Night’s Game

March 8th, 2017 · 74 Comments

When you hear somebody speak about their passion – whatever it is – be it singing, maths, running, swimming, astronomy or even football management – it’s always very interesting and commands your attention. That’s because the person loves what they are talking about and they always come across very interesting and they think it’s exciting […]

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

Newcastle Plotting Summer Raids For Top Targets Already

March 8th, 2017 · 4 Comments

There’s news in the Mirror today that Newcastle will try to sign Nottingham Forest winger Ben Osborn in the summer if we manage to get promotion back to the Premier League. As we get closer to promotion – wins will do it – Rafa and Lee Charnley will be talking closely about the targets in […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Who Was Newcastle’s Man Of The Match At Reading?

March 8th, 2017 · 23 Comments

It wasn’t an entertaining game last night at Reading but the Newcastle defense was again strong and that was our 18th clean sheet in the 43 total games we have played in all competitions this season. That’s a massive improvement from last season and in our 36 league games this season we have conceded only […]

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Tags: Championship · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll

This Number Of Wins Guarantees Newcastle’s Promotion

March 8th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Newcastle have just 10 games to play now and we are 9 points ahead of 3rd placed Huddersfield in an automatic promotion place. Huddersfield have 11 games left and are on 68 points, so the most points they can get is 101 and they also have a much worse goal difference that’s unlikely to change […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Newcastle Captain Puts It All In Perspective

March 8th, 2017 · 49 Comments

We were hoping for the win last night and of the last three games – at least on paper – it seems Reading was the easiest. But we cannot complain (and wont) and 7 points from 9 is a great return against three of the top five teams in the Championship – all away from […]

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Tags: Championship · Interview · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News