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Entries Tagged as 'Championship'

Fans Warming To Player Who Could Become Unlikely Hero

January 23rd, 2017 · 8 Comments

My son Neil and I were talking last night about how well Daryl Murphy has done at Newcastle over the last two weeks when he has scored three goals in three games for us and of course he’s never been at a club as big as Newcastle. Coming to the end of his long career […]

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Tags: Championship · Daryl Murphy · Other News

This Is More Good News For Newcastle

January 23rd, 2017 · 14 Comments

Newcastle have now won our last three games in all competitions including our last two Championship games to go top of the league in a short eight-day span. However, if Brighton & Hove Albion beat Cardiff City at home tomorrow night in their make-up game, they will take over the top place again. Newcastle are 9 points above […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Injuries · Newcastle News

If We Can Keep This Man Fit – We’ll Get Promoted

January 23rd, 2017 · 5 Comments

Rafa Benitez, like the Newcastle fans, will know just how good and how important the mercurial Jonjo Shelvey is to Newcastle United this season. Since his return from his five game FA suspension, Newcastle won their second successive game with him in the side and took their goals tally up to seven, as the former Liverpool play-maker […]

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Tags: Championship · Jonjo Shelvey · Management · Newcastle News

How Opposition Press Saw The Game – Newcastle Full Of Class

January 23rd, 2017 · 4 Comments

It’s always interesting to see how the opposition press reported the game on Saturday so we have taken a look at the match report of Newcastle’s 4-0 win in the Rotherham Star. It’s a realistic account of the game with the Millers doing really well in that first half, before Daryl Murphy put us ahead […]

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Newcastle Now Ahead Of 2009-2010 Pace

January 23rd, 2017 · 2 Comments

With our third win in a row in all competitions on Saturday against Rotherham United, Newcastle moved onto 58 points from our 27 games played and back to top of the league. In the 27th league game seven years ago Newcastle drew 0-0 at Leicester City, so we are now 2 points head of the […]

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Tags: Championship · Other News

These Were Newcastle’s Best Four Players Yesterday

January 22nd, 2017 · 140 Comments

It’s not surprising that with another brace yesterday that  in-form Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie is our Man of the Match in the excellent 4-0 win against Rotherham United yesterday at St. James’ Park. Matt scored the second and fourth goals for Newcastle and with the other goals coming from Daryl Murphy and Ayoze Perez –  in the […]

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Tags: Championship · DeAndre Yedlin · Man of the Match · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News