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Rafa Works With Players As Terriers Close In On Top Two

March 13th, 2017 · 102 Comments

Rafa Benitez will spend the week with his players seemingly determined to learn fully what happened in the game against Fulham on Saturday, when Newcastle didn’t seem to turn up and we were well beaten by Fulham 3-1 – the worst home defeat of the season with three goals conceded. One huge problem for Rafa […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Linked With Talented St Etienne Defender

March 13th, 2017 · 68 Comments

There are reports in France that Newcastle want to sign 18 year-old Saint Etienne defender Mickael Nade this summer. The 18-year-old has a contract at the French club that runs out this summer and it looks like Newcastle are moving in quickly to offer the player good terms and have him move to Tyneside in […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Newcastle Youth · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Three Newcastle Players Make Republic Of Ireland Squad

March 13th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Rob Elliot has finally been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad – but it’s only the provisional squad of 39 players and he is listed as one of four goalkeepers. The in-form Daryl Murphy and Ciaran Clark are also included, but Ciaran picked up a knee injury last Saturday so he has to be […]

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Tags: Ciaran Clark · Daryl Murphy · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · World Cup 2018

These Two Englishmen To Be Newcastle Targets This Summer

March 13th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Everything we will talk about as far as the summer transfer window is concerned will be assuming we can get promoted and after an alarming last couple of games both Brighton and Huddersfield have gained 5 points on us and it could be a struggle to get an automatic promotion place and as for the […]

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

More Woe For Steve McClaren At Derby – Sacked Again

March 13th, 2017 · 65 Comments

It’s not been a good 12 months for Steve McClaren and following the one year anniversary last Saturday of him being fired at Newcastle, the former England manager has been sacked for a second time in 21 months at Derby County. The announcement came last night. Steve started off well this time around at the Rams […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Benitez Makes Troubling Remarks About Newcastle Players

March 13th, 2017 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez has said there were no warning signs in training last week that might have explained why the team was so poor against Fulham on Saturday and lost 3-1 – and we were well beaten. It could have been even worse when Newcastle conceded a third penalty in four games. but Fulham missed it […]

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Tags: Championship · Isaac Hayden · Management · Newcastle News