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Entries Tagged as 'Captain'

This Player’s The Leader At Newcastle

January 14th, 2017 · 28 Comments

We have been very impressed with Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles for both his play on the field and his obvious leadership skills both on and off the pitch. The 23 year-old is young to be captain of a club as big as Newcastle, but he’s taken it in his stride and works very well with Rafa […]

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Captain Identifies These Key Talents Of Newcastle Players

October 8th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Young Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles believes a 1-0 scoreline like we managed last time out at Rotherham, is almost the perfect scoreline. That’s because for one thing it means the team has kept a clean sheet and being a defender in the heart of Newcastle’s defense these days – not conceding a goal means a lot […]

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How Things Can Change So Quickly In Football

September 28th, 2016 · 100 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles has developed a lot since Rafa Benitez joined Newcastle on March 13th when Jamaal went from a player who had hardly played under the very woeful Steve McClaren – to a regular for Rafa in the last several games of last season. And in the summer, Rafa made Jamaal captain after the 22 year-old had […]

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Jamaal Lascelles Again Demonstrates Great Leadership

September 27th, 2016 · 19 Comments

22 year-old Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles has today come out and defended Matz Sels who came under severe criticism after we dropped 2 points late in the game at Villa Park on Saturday. Jamaal has demonstrated why Rafa gave the young defender the captaincy of such a massive club, even though it’s a huge responsibility for […]

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Why Lascelles Is The New Newcastle Captain

August 5th, 2016 · 96 Comments

Rafa Benitez had all of pre-season to decide who will be the new captain at Newcastle now that Fabricio Coloccini has finally left the club and got his move to San Lorenzo. And Rafa seems to have made the right choice in giving it to 22 year-old Jamaal Lascelles and he even gave tests to the […]

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A Potent Message From The Captain

August 5th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles deserved to be given the Newcastle captaincy even though the lad is still only 22, which is really young to be captain of such a massive club like Newcastle and he’s only made 22 appearances so far for the club. But it’s testament to his strong character and he seems to have all the […]

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