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Anita, Atsu, Diame And Gayle Start Against Fulham

March 11th, 2017 · 427 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has just named his side for the tough game against Fulham this afternoon at St. James’ Park. Fulham beat us 1-0 away in the first game this season and this is Rafa’s one year anniversary at Newcastle so it would be extra special if we can win this game. TEAM NEWS: […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll

Newcastle Linked With German Left-Back For The Summer

March 11th, 2017 · 16 Comments

We’ve looked through our records and as far as we can tell Newcastle have never been linked with German left-back Diego Contento,until  L’Equipe reported in early January that both Newcastle and Sunderland were interested in the player, who is of Italian descent. The player was born in Munich and  joined his home town club back in 1995 and eventually […]

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

Rafa Benitez – Talks About The Future At Newcastle

March 11th, 2017 · 52 Comments

We are hoping that Newcastle will win a number of their final 10 games of the season and get promoted back to the Premier League – where we belong. And it’s not surprising that Rafa Benitez has been interviewed a lot over the last day or two, since it is now exactly a year ago […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Newcastle News · Owner

Rafa’s Record At Newcastle In 12 Months – Phenomenal

March 11th, 2017 · 12 Comments

It really need no explanation other than just putting in the table of what Rafa has done on the field in these last 365 days while he been manager of Newcastle United. Rafa doesn’t need to use reasons (often called excuses) for his record, because it’s a terrific record so far and after each game […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Statistics

All Is Well – If Ashley Shares Fans’ Views Of Benitez

March 11th, 2017 · 3 Comments

It is one year today that Rafa Benitez arrived at St. James’ Park to sign on as we were struggling mightily with relegation and couldn’t quite believe Benitez was going to become the Newcastle manager Steve McClaren had finally been fired only a couple of hours before Rafa arrived at St. James’ Park. At the […]

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