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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Poll – Can Magpies Advance In League Cup Against Northampton?

August 24th, 2015 · 10 Comments

Tomorrow night is the first time head coach Steve McClaren will get a chance to manage Newcastle in a cup competition, and it’s the League Cup second round home tie against Football League Two club Northampton Town. Newcastle will be expected to win this game, but these games are never as easy as they appear on […]

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Tags: Capital One Cup · Coaching · League Cup · Newcastle News

Newcastle Will Get Better – We Are Improving

August 23rd, 2015 · 26 Comments

One of the most pleasing things about the clean sheet yesterday was that Newcastle were so organized in defense,  and in general way the players defended yesterday, and you could see how hard they had worked during the week in working on defense – cutting out crosses and blocking shots and good positional play. The […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle’s Defensive Options Improve Even Further

August 22nd, 2015 · 7 Comments

You’ve got to give huge credit to the Newcastle defense in particular and the Newcastle team in general today, the way they worked their socks off and played so well at Old Trafford. And who knows, with a little bit more luck Aleksandar Mitrovic could have scored with that wonderful header he put in after […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Poll · Premier League

Video – McClaren BBC Interview – We Were Excellent In Defense

August 22nd, 2015 · 57 Comments

Head coach Steve McClaren was delighted with the clean sheet at Manchester United today.  There were a number of players who had excellent games, but none better than captain Fabricio Coloccini who had an absolutely great game at the back for us. Mitrovic hit the bar with a tremendous header in the first half, and then […]

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Tags: Coaching · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Video

Mitrovic, Perez Both Start At Old Trafford

August 22nd, 2015 · 546 Comments

Steve McClaren has just announced the Newcastle team to play Manchester United at Old Trafford today – a game that has a 12:45 pm early kick-off – and the game has come a bit early for Moussa Sissoko who misses out. But both Mitrovic and Perez start this game with Papiss Cisse dropping down to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

We Have To Turn Things Around At Old Trafford

August 22nd, 2015 · 116 Comments

It was an awful display last Saturday at Swansea, but the traveling Newcastle fans who had to put up with that kept with the team throughout the game, especially in that second half when we had 10 men, and it became very difficult after Daryl Janmaat had been sent off just before half time. Daryl […]

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Tags: Coaching · Match Reports · Poll · Premier League