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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

It’s Still Touch And Go For This Player’s Future At Newcastle

February 27th, 2017 · 12 Comments

We have noticed when Newcastle players are interviewed they say similar things to their manager and seem fully committed to the Rafa Benitez way of looking at things in football. Maybe that’s because in every single training session Rafa rams the basic things into them – only think of the next game – concentration is […]

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Tags: Championship · Christian Atsu · Coaching · Newcastle News

Bristol City’s Terrible Results In Previous 13 Games, But Benitez Not Panicking

February 27th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Since the 2-0 win at home to Ipswich on 3rd December Bristol City in their last 13 Championship games had lost 10 and drawn two before they played Newcastle on Saturday. In that time they also played two FA Cup games and got a 1-0 win at Fleetwood after drawing 0-0 at home initially  and then they […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa Benitez Talks About His Strikers And Goalkeeper

February 26th, 2017 · 15 Comments

It will be interesting to see what team Rafa Benitez starts on Tuesday night at the Amex Stadium in Brighton, for what is a six points at the top of the Championship table on Tuesday night. But after the disappointing 2-2 draw yesterday against 4th bottom Bristol City, he has come out and backed both […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News

Sloppiness, Complacency Creeping In – Players Must Step Up

February 26th, 2017 · 64 Comments

In the last three games we have won only one and drawn two for a meager 5 points and in each of the games we drew we gifted the opposition their goals. At Norwich we gifted the team their second goal with an embarrassing error from Karl Darlow and then yesterday a misunderstanding between the […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News

Benitez Bemoans Mistakes – Newcastle At Some Risk Now

February 26th, 2017 · 83 Comments

If the Newcastle defense keeps making the mistakes we saw against Bristol City yesterday, then there’s a chance we could mess up our promotion drive. We saw the same mistakes against Norwich City and QPR and it was two high balls into the box that was our undoing yesterday. The more games that go by […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Karl Darlow · Management · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot

Former Newcastle Player Identifies Two Big Negatives

February 26th, 2017 · 42 Comments

It’s not a good Sunday morning for Newcastle fans with the lads having once again thrown away two valuable points yesterday against 4th bottom Bristol City be gifting them with two early goals. Where was the concentration Rafa has talked about all season long? If we had won we would have been 7 points above […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News