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Entries Tagged as 'Captain'

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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Newcastle Announce Lascelles As New Captain

August 4th, 2016 · 43 Comments

Newcastle have just announced Jamaal Lascelles has been appointed Newcastle United’s captain for next season. Jamaal is still only 22, but showed leadership last season at half time – when it really mattered – in the disaster at Southampton, when he confronted more experienced players about what it means to play for Newcastle. Jamaal will be  a […]

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Tags: Captain · Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News

The Boys Are Sharp And Raring To Go

August 1st, 2016 · 63 Comments

Rafa Benitez has still to announce who his Newcastle captain will be for this coming season, but 22 year-old Jamaal Lascelles has had those duties in pre-season and while he is very young he could get the captaincy this season and not too many Newcastle fans would complain about that. Jamaal showed last season what it […]

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Tags: Captain · Championship · Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News

Rafa Undecided On Who To Make Newcastle Captain

July 17th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Rafa Benitez still has not decided who will be the Newcastle captain for next season and he will probably offer the captaincy to Moussa Sissoko when he returns from his summer break, as an enticement for him to stay on at Newcastle. But when you hear some of the comments Moussa has made it seems like the […]

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