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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

With 5 Games To Play Here’s Rafa’s Overall Record At Newcastle

April 14th, 2017 · 13 Comments

It’s interesting to look back over the last 13 months at the club at what manager Rafa Benitez’ total record is  after he got off to a poor start at Newcastle with only one point from his first four games in charge. But he quickly made Newcastle into looking like a top eight side when we […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Rafa – We Need To Take Care Of Business

April 13th, 2017 · 7 Comments

Rafa has always said throughout the season that it’s up to Newcastle to get the results and then everything will take care of itself and we don’t have to worry too much about the other teams, like who’s above us or below us in the league table. But we haven’t played that well lately although […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa’s Rather Succinct Message To His Players – Cut It Out

April 13th, 2017 · 11 Comments

Benitez does not like seeing mistakes made by any player during the games he manages, but of course it happens – players are only human. But it was a bit much on Saturday at Hillsborough where it looked like some of our players hadn’t turned up or thought his would be an easy game. Wrong […]

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

Young Striker Sets Sights On First Team For Next Season

April 13th, 2017 · 3 Comments

One of the jobs Rafa Benitez has taken upon himself at Newcastle is to improve the quality of the younger players at Newcastle. Rafa understands it’s really important to get some players coming through the Youth System at Newcastle to the first team. And although that policy has been in place for the last 10 […]

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Tags: Coaching · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Tom Heardman

Rafa Admits To The Challenges Of The Championship

April 13th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Rafa Benitez has not given up his complete focus on winning games and as long as the season continues that will continue to be his mantra – we must win the next game. And he’s a man who always wants to improve himself and takes it as part of his job that he has to improve every […]

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

Why Newcastle’s Recent Slump Could Be Good News For Benitez

April 12th, 2017 · 87 Comments

In the last 6 games Newcastle have gained just 8 points and it’s fortunate that Huddersfield have imploded a little in that time and lost three of their last four games. If the Terriers had won all four games they would be one point behind us with a game in hand. But yes, that’s all […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financials · Management · Newcastle News