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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Rafa Benitez Has Feet Firmly On The Ground After 4-0 Win

July 23rd, 2016 · 3 Comments

Rafa Benitez saw a much better full game display from his Newcastle side today – at least compared to that first half at Doncaster on Wednesday night. And while he is happy we won and played better and kept a clean sheet, he says there is still a lot of room for improvement. Let’s just […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Preseason · Press · Press Conference

Rafa Benitez Speaks Out About Wijnaldum Leaving Newcastle

July 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

In his press conference after today’s 4-0 win at KSC Lokeren,  Rafa Benitez spoke about Gini Wijnaldum leaving the club yesterday. Rafa has always said that if a deal was good for the club this summer then Newcastle would do it – and so it happened with Gini, with Newcastle getting a massive £25M in cool cash up front from […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Preseason · Press Conference

We Need To Deliver For Everybody Associated With Newcastle

July 23rd, 2016 · 7 Comments

One of the players with a great attitude at Newcastle is Vurnon Anita and he is becoming a bit of a fan favorite these days as he has already come out and said he is very happy to stay at Newcastle and help us fight our way beck to the Premier League although it will not […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fans · Management · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita

New Signing – It’s An Honor To Play For Newcastle Fans

July 23rd, 2016 · 71 Comments

If the Newcastle players didn’t know it before Wednesday night then they know now that Rafa Benitez demands full commitment in every single game that Newcastle play – be it a friendly or league game or cup game. And that first half performance at Doncaster Rovers was a little alarming, since our defense looked as porous as […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Friendlies · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Preseason

Newcastle The Only Club Benitez Would Have Stayed At

July 22nd, 2016 · 11 Comments

Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson, the son of Sir Alex Ferguson, says he was not particularly surprised that Rafa Benitez stayed on at Newcastle United. Darren says that’s because of the size of the club, but it still seemed to shock the football world that a world-class manager who had won the Champions League and Europa League […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Friendlies · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Preseason