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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Newcastle Still Short Of First Team Friendlies In Pre-Season

June 23rd, 2016 · 59 Comments

Newcastle United announced their third pre-season first team friendly today and Dutch Eredivisie side Vitesse will visit St. James’ Park in their final pre-season friendly of the summer the weekend before we visit Fulham on Friday 5th August, to start the long Championship season. The game will be played on Saturday, 30th July, for a […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Management · Newcastle News · Pre-Season

This Newcastle Youngster Will Score Goals In Any Team

June 23rd, 2016 · 31 Comments

Newcastle’s two current England U19 Internationals are goalkeeper Freddie Woodman and local striker Adam Armstrong, who is currently nursing a thigh injury he picked up playing for England in Mexico. We are hoping that injury is not too serious and will not hamper his pre-season too much, as he will try to impress Rafa Benitez […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Other News

Benitez – Hard Work Is Just Starting – We Must Have Passion

June 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rafa Benitez is meticulous in his preparation for games and since he doesn’t know too much about the Championship clubs, he has been trying to fix that by finding out as much as he can about the teams this summer. In addition to that throughout the season Rafa will have people at the Championship games reporting […]

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

Rafa Benitez Will Not Even Know Who I Am

June 22nd, 2016 · 16 Comments

There’s a really good, light-hearted and maybe even true statement from Bristol City manager Lee Johnson this morning,  after the Championship League fixtures were announced at 9:00 am today. Newcastle kick off the season on Friday night, 5th August at Craven Cottager in a televised game – the very first game of the Championship season. […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

It’s The Rafa Factor In Full Force At Newcastle

June 21st, 2016 · 21 Comments

Newcastle United are at 9/4 to win the Championship title in the coming season – and that’s the shortest ever in the history of the Championship. There’s a good article in the Chronicle today where they showcase an excellent interview with Bet365’s Steve Freeth, who talks about why Newcastle are at such short odds. Rafa Benitez […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News