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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In Another Shocking Result

February 26th, 2017 · 1 Comment

In what was supposed to be a home banker against Bristol City yesterday Newcastle again found a way to throw away two points and get only a 2-2 draw. Letting two goals in the first half against a side who were missing their top scorer and who had found it difficult to score goals previously […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa Could Make This Surprise Change On Tuesday

February 26th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Rafa has gone on in his press conference of late about the defense being strong so that to win games we don’t have to score too many goals. And in any case any good team us usually build on a strong foundation in defense. But it;’s a little worrying at this important stage of the […]

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

More Potential Bad News For Newcastle

February 26th, 2017 · 13 Comments

The Mirror is reporting again this morning on some potential bad news for Newcastle as they say some Chinese Super League clubs are ready to make Rafa Benitez the highest-paid manager in the world. The Mirror report is that they are willing to offer Rafa over ­£30M a year if he leaves Newcastle in the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financials · Management · Newcastle News

Another 2 Home Points Dropped To A Relegation Side

February 26th, 2017 · 9 Comments

The last time we had a home draw that had Newcastle fans near 90% thinking we would win the game was at home to 3rd bottom Blackburn on November 26th and we managed to lose that one 1-0 to end a 9 game winning streak. Yesterday against a side without their top scorer somehow managed to […]

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

Rafa Supports This Player – Shows Man-Management Brilliance

February 25th, 2017 · 3 Comments

There have been many rumors surrounding Aleksandar Mitrovic leaving Newcastle this summer and Rafa Benitez addressed that in his press conference yesterday. He suggested the reason for that was that his agents were interested in doing business in the summer. Of course that would also mean they can make some money for themselves if Mitro moves […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa May Change Modus Operandi For Next Four Games

February 25th, 2017 · 9 Comments

In the next four games starting at home against Bristol City this afternoon it will be interesting to see just how much Rafa rotates his team as these next four matches are crunch matches. After Bristol City we have Brighton, Huddersfield and Reading all away from home in an 11 day stretch starting on Tuesday […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Team Selection