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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

When We Scored The Fourth Goal The Pitch Was Shaking

December 6th, 2016 · 2 Comments

One of the most incredible finishes in Newcastle’s long history happened this season at St. James Park on Wednesday 28th September. That’s when Yoan Gouffran and Dwight Gale scored goals against Norwich City in the fifth and sixth minute of stoppage time to pull off an incredible 4-3 win. Dwight Gayle after scoring sensation winner

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News

Player Praises Rafa’s Massive Experience And Tactical Knowledge

December 6th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Issac Hayden has been interviewed in the local papers this morning and he has talked about just how good Rafa Benitez is and how the players now have a winning mentality. That’s a lot different than under Steve McClaren last season, when the players had a decidedly losing mentally and could lose any game quite easily – and often […]

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Tags: Coaching · Isaac Hayden · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa’s Issues Rallying Cry To Newcastle’s Players

December 6th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Rafa Benitez was not happy with the performances of referee Stephen Martin or Nottingham Forest captain Henri Lansbury in a bizarre game on Friday night, when most of the important decisions all went against Newcastle. Two penalties against the Magpies in the first half with two players sent off and a good goal from Ciaran Clark […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa – Somebody Made A Lot Of Mistakes In This Game

December 5th, 2016 · 35 Comments

In Rafa Benitez’ interview in the Chronicle today he doesn’t mention the referee on Friday night by name – Stephen Martin – but he does say that somebody in the game has made a lot of mistakes. In his long career – 20 years in management and 30 years in coaching – Rafa may not […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa Benitez – I Was Really Proud Of My Players

December 5th, 2016 · 45 Comments

Rafa  Benitez is taking the high road about Friday night’s disastrous referring display from Stephen Martin and he says that even with 9 men in the second half Newcastle could have won the game. Given it was 1-1 after 85 minutes he’s right – we could have scored and won it 2-1. But we didn’t […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Scottish Player Comes Out With All Guns Blazing Against Ian Cathro

December 5th, 2016 · 41 Comments

Kilmarnock and former Rangers and Scotland striker Kris Boyd has come out with all guns blazing against Ian Cathro in the Scottish Sun today and why he as done that we have idea. Ian Cathro is about to be named as the new Hearts coach and in short – Kris doesn’t feel he is good enough […]

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