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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

This Newcastle Forward Is Going Nowhere This Summer

June 27th, 2016 · 7 Comments

We were surprised to read reports over the least couple of days about 22 year-old Ayoze Perez potentially leaving Newcastle this summer and it would be a real surprise if Rafa Benitez lets his Spanish compatriot leave the club. Ayoze is a perfect young player who Rafa can and wants to make much better with his coaching […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Coaching · Development · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

These Are Eight Players Not In Rafa Benitez’ Future Plans

June 27th, 2016 · 6 Comments

The Newcastle players not involved with Internationals this summer will be returning for pre-season training this week and we expect a number of them not to be Newcastle players come September. Rafa will want to take a look at some of the players who were out on loan last season, such as Sammy Ameobi, Gael Bigirimana […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa’s Goal – Best, Biggest, Fittest And Balanced

June 27th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez wants to add some experience to the squad this summer and the word coming out of the local papers is that he also wants to “balance” the squad. A number of reports suggest that means Rafa wants to bring in more British players to a squad that has been dominated by mediocre French players for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fitness · Fixtures · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Let’s Hope Another Newcastle Player Does Not Go On Strike

June 27th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Rafa Benitez is reported to be keen to bring up to four new players into the squad this week as the pre-season training will begin for what will be a crucial season for the Magpies in the Championship. And we should see all but those players involved in Internationals return this week for pre-season training. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Local Lad Keen To Make A Difference Next Season

June 27th, 2016 · 47 Comments

20-year-old Geordie Jamie Sterry made his Premier League debut in the final game of the season against Tottenham – when we took them apart 5-1 at St. James’ Park – and the local lad has impressed manager Rafa Benitez. One of the many areas Rafa is looking to overhaul and get working at the club […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Jamie Sterry · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Other News · Pre-Season · Premier League