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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'

Still None Of This At Newcastle United Under Ashley

May 22nd, 2016 · 46 Comments

In a normal business the performance of Lee Charnley as Managing Director would have had him fired long before now, but Lee managed somehow to negotiate a deal to get Rafa Benitez to the club in March – and now it looks like he may even be successful in getting Rafa to stay for three years, […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Player Thanks Rafa Benitez

May 22nd, 2016 · 3 Comments

A lot of people in the game thought that Newcastle overpaid for Andros Townsend when we signed him from Tottenham for £12M in January, but he’s been great for us since then and scored four scintillating goals. He finished second behind goalkeeper Rob Elliot in our annual Player of the Season poll – he made such […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Coaching · England News · Euro 2016 · International News · Newcastle News · Premier League

This Got Newcastle Immediately Promoted Back In 2010

May 22nd, 2016 · 6 Comments

Peter Lovenkrands was signed by Newcastle in January of 2009 as a free agent from Schalke 04 and that was the year we were first relegated from the Premier League. Peter signed a contract in January 2009 until the end of the season and then signed a three year deal in the summer after we […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Peter Lovenkrands · Premier League

Qatar Club Willing To Bid £5M For Newcastle Player

May 21st, 2016 · 198 Comments

One challenge for Newcastle this summer is to be able to sell a number of players who are no longer required at the club and who can bring in some transfer funds for Rafa to spend. The departures will also get some of the higher wage earners off the payroll. And news today that Newcastle striker […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Contracts · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours

When Rafa Signs – This Is What Newcastle Will Become

May 21st, 2016 · 39 Comments

If Rafa Benitez is introduced as the new Newcastle manager by mid next week, as the latest news seems to suggest, then we can say that Newcastle will soon become a proper football  club. What do we mean by that – a team well coached by a top class manager – and a club that […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League