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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Ben Arfa’s Failure Is Newcastle’s Failure Too

June 1st, 2014 · 117 Comments

When Ben Arfa first arrived at Newcastle airport in August of 2010, just after we had been promoted after a terrific season in the Championship that saw us get a massive 102 points and come straight back up under then manager Chris Hughton,  we had a young 23 year-old mercurial French international travel to Newcastle to try to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Hatem Ben Arfa · Premier League · Sylvain Marveaux · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle To Play Spanish And German Club In Pre-Season

May 30th, 2014 · 78 Comments

The pre-season for Newcastle has finally been settled,  and while playing in the  four-team Schalke 04 Cup in early August,  Newcastle will play Malaga on Saturday, August 2nd, followed the next day by playing host German club Schalke 04, so we will not be playing against West Ham, who are also in the tournament. Lee […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Mike Ashley’s Frugality Hurting Newcastle Transfer Drive

May 30th, 2014 · 25 Comments

One of the most important positions that Newcastle must strengthen this summer is striker, and that’s because we are losing three of our four strikers this summer – Shola Ameobi, Luuk de Jong and star man Loic Remy, who wants to join a club who will give him Champions League football this summer, and there’s no […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Ginola – Newcastle Deserve Better Than Pardew

May 22nd, 2014 · 32 Comments

Former Newcastle winger David Ginola doesn’t understand why Alan Pardew is still the Newcastle manager, after two poor seasons that followed Alan Pardew’s first full season at Newcastle, when he had us in 5th place, and was the Premier League Manager of the Season and the PFA Manager of the Season – the first time […]

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Tags: Coaching · European Competition · FA Cup · Premier League

Newcastle Striker Target Could Be Staying Put

May 21st, 2014 · 78 Comments

After two seasons in which manager Paul Lambert has simply ignored Aston Villa’s  top wage earner Darren Bent (£65K/week), Villa’s American owner Randy Lerner has asked his manager to give Darren Bent a chance next season. Darren Bent – on the bench at Villa

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Tags: Coaching · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Moussa Sissoko Agent Hints He’s Ready To Leave Newcastle

May 20th, 2014 · 53 Comments

Some worrying news tonight about Moussa Sissoko, who is one of the few Newcastle players who had a decent season last term, and he could be disillusioned at the way Newcastle sold their best player – Yohan Cabaye – in January for £20M to PSG and didn’t replace him, and his agent has hinted his player is […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Carver – We’re Working Tirelessly – There Will Be New Faces

May 19th, 2014 · 33 Comments

Newcastle’s assistant manager John Carver had to go through all the stress with Alan Pardew and the other coaches,  as we lost seven of our last eight league games, and literally looked completely hopeless much of the time. John Carver – under pressure in second half of season

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

It’s Important Ashley Understands The Problems I’ve Had

May 14th, 2014 · 12 Comments

Maybe it’s today that Alan Pardew will meet with Mike Ashley and the Newcastle Board, but once that meeting is over, the next step is to post something on the Newcastle web-site to the effect that Alan Pardew will continue on as the Newcastle manager, despite a disastrous last 20 games of the season, when […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Player Gets Red Card Rescinded

May 13th, 2014 · 261 Comments

News coming through that Newcastle’s Paul Dummett has had his red card rescinded, after the Tyneside club appealed the red card he got for a rather innocuous tackle on Luis Suarez after 87 minutes on Saturday at Liverpool. Paul Dummett – disconsolate at being sent off

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Premier League

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