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Newcastle Transfer Business Already Well Underway

March 15th, 2017 · 47 Comments

There’s some interesting news being reported in the Chronicle this afternoon with the transfer business said to be well on its way and we expect Newcastle’s main transfer targets will have already been identified. But everything will be in limbo on that front until we know for certain which division we will be playing in […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

This May Be A Veiled Message From Rafa To Mike Ashley

March 15th, 2017 · 22 Comments

Rafa Benitez talked recently about bringing players through the Newcastle Academy, but the Newcastle manager is also very pragmatic and knows what works in football and what doesn’t – and he has said you cannot rely on the Academy for all your players. Rafa is talking about what the top teams have to do to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours

Classy 29 Year-Old To Concentrate On Newcastle Career

March 15th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Mo Diame has hinted that he was ready to retire from international football and his decision is final so the last game he played for his country was in January in the African Cup of Nations when he played the full game in the 2-2 draw with Algeria in Group B. Mo turns 30 in […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · International News · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News

This Player Could Be Surprise Package This Summer

March 15th, 2017 · 36 Comments

It was good to see Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul get called up to the Netherland’s provisional squad for the World Cup qualifying game against Bulgaria and the friendly against Italy later this  month. That’s especially true since Tim suffered his very serious ACL knee injury while playing for country in a European qualifying game a year last […]

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Tags: International break · International News · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Tim Krul

Interesting Facts On Newcastle’s Season So Far

March 15th, 2017 · 4 Comments

We are keeping a number of tables on Newcastle’s progress this season and we thought it would be interesting to put some of the latest facts and figures out. The total transfers for the season were what Rafa and Lee Charnley achieved last summer since we did nothing in January. And if – heaven forbid […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez On Transfers – Buying Players Isn’t Like Buying Furniture

March 15th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Rafa Benitez currently has a first team squad of 27 players but a number of them have not played too many games for us, although that could change by the end of the season. Players like Achraf Lazaar, Grant Hanley, Jesus Gamez and Daryl Murphy have not played too many games. But Daryl has now […]

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