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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Rafa Can Now Easily Block Any Move For Moussa Sissoko

August 30th, 2016 · 20 Comments

The unthinkable is about to become thinkable. Who would have thought after his display against Portugal in the final of the Euro 2016 tournament on July 10th – 51 days ago – that Moussa Sissoko would still be a Newcastle player with less than two days left of the transfer window? Moussa Sissoko when told […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Euro 2016 · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa – Still Plenty Of Room For This At Newcastle

August 29th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Rafa Benitez seems to be getting the hang of what’s needed to win games in the Championship and we now have four successive wins in all competitions before the two week International break. It’s been a long while since we’ve entered any International break looking in fairly decent shape, although we are now in the English […]

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Tags: Coaching · Interview · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Press

Hughton On Whether Magpies Have What’s Needed In Championship

August 28th, 2016 · 25 Comments

Chris Hughton didn’t think Newcastle were great on Saturday in the 2-0 win, but he saw some of the characteristics teams need in the Championship to get promoted – and he saw a lot of those in the way Newcastle played. Chris saw an efficiency with Newcastle and an ability to score goals which should stand us […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Interview · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Press

Newcastle Give New Contract To Promising Young Defender

August 26th, 2016 · 112 Comments

For the second time in 24 hours Newcastle have given a new contract to one of their promising youngsters and a local lad too. 20 year-old Jamie Sterry has just been given a new four year deal at Newcastle and that follows Adam Armstrong’s new four year deal he signed yesterday. 20 year-old Jamie Sterry – new […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Contracts · Jamie Sterry · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

Rafa Urges His Players To Get Used To Doing This

August 22nd, 2016 · 26 Comments

Rafa gave his press conference today and one of the things he was questions on was who will leave and who will stay but of course Rafa couldn’t talk about any new players coming in. As far as players leaving such as Daryl Janmaat or Yoan Gouffran he said it was dependent on the offers that […]

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Tags: Coaching · EFL Cup · League One · Newcastle News · Press · Press Conference