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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'

It’s An Away Game Today – So It’s Worrying

August 20th, 2016 · 47 Comments

Since Rafa came into the club he has presided over 13 competitive games and 6 of those have been away games. Of those six we have lost 4 and drawn 2, so we still have to get a win away from home under Rafa – so maybe today at Bristol City? Certainly if we are […]

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

Rafa Gives His Verdict On New Goalkeeper

August 20th, 2016 · 30 Comments

In the absence of Tim Krul and Rob Elliot, newly arrived Matz Sels has won the starting position in goal over Karl Darlow, who has played many games in the Championship for Nottingham Forest. Rafa Benitez has taken time out to talk about the new Belgium goalkeeper and how he has performed so far this season. Matz […]

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Tags: Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Analyzes Today’s Opponents – Bristol City

August 20th, 2016 · 7 Comments

In their first two games of the season Bristol City beat Wigan 2-1 at home and then beat Burton Albion 2-1 away before narrowly losing 1-0 last Tuesday night at Norwich City. They are 8th in the Championship table with 6 points and Newcastle would overtake them with a win this afternoon.

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Tags: Coaching · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll

Benitez Hints Forgotten Man Can Still Help Newcastle

August 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez didn’t have Yoan Gouffran in the 18 man squads for the first two games of the season, which ended in two defeats. But on Wednesday night the Frenchman, who has been frustrated these last couple of years playing very few games for us, started the game against Reading on the wing and he […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Yoan Gouffran

Rafa Issues Down To Earth Communication To His Players

August 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments

With Rafa Benitez essentially building a new team at Newcastle, it may take a few games for things to settle down and after two shock defeats in the first two games, we looked a lot better on Wednesday night in beating Reading 4-1. And the play in the second half was more to the manager’s […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News