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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Initial Comments From Rafa’s Press Conference

October 14th, 2016 · 47 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the game against Brentford tomorrow afternoon at St. James’ Park and he has talked about Aleksandar Mitrovic and Jonjo Shelvey during his initial comments. Rafa Benitez – just completed his press conference

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Here’s A Dire Warning For Newcastle Tomorrow

October 14th, 2016 · 3 Comments

In our poll for the game tomorrow almost 9 out of 10 Newcastle fans expect us to win this game, but Sky Sports pundit Ian Holloway doesn’t agree and he doesn’t even think the game will be a draw – he predicts a 1-0 win for the visitors. If that happens it will be our third defeat […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Young Star Gets Help And Advice From Rafa Benitez

October 14th, 2016 · 16 Comments

Isaac Hayden has been a great signing for Newcastle at just £2.5M from Arsenal and the 21 year-old made his England U-21 debut earlier this week in the 5-0 win against Bosnia and Herzegovina – after he been part of the England U-21 squad quite a few times. Isaac has now played for every single […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · England News · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News

McClaren Carefully Adjusts Comments To His New Situation

October 14th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Steve McClaren is on the merry-go-round of management again having just been surprisingly hired back at Derby County where he was fired last year. That was after Derby basically collapsed in the second half of the 2014-2015 season when for some strange (and unknown) reason Managing Director Lee Charnley of Newcastle wanted Steve to replace the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Training Ground

Not Only Form Is Important To Rafa – But These Things Too

October 14th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Rafa Benitez seems to take in a lot of different things before he decides is a player will start a game for Newcastle and that includes a number of different things. It includes how he does in training during the week and what hos form is like and how well the player has applied himself […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · International break · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Top Youngster Sees Clear Path Forward At Newcastle

October 14th, 2016 · 5 Comments

19 year-old Freddie Woodman seems to now see a clear path forward for himself at Newcastle, but he admits he has to go out on loan from Newcastle to get first team games. Freddie is highly thought of at both Newcastle and in the England Youth ranks, where he made his debut for the England […]

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Tags: Coaching · England News · Freddie Woodman · International News · Management · Newcastle News