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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Rafa – Gayle’s Training Sessions Have Been Brilliant

February 14th, 2017 · 14 Comments

Dwight Gayle may get a start tonight at Carrow Road after Rafa has given a glowing report of what Dwight offers Newcastle that Aleksandar Mitrovic and Daryl Murphy don’t. Mitro and Murphy are more like target men, while Dwight is fast and can get in behind defenders and create chances. It’s also heartening that Rafa […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · Daryl Murphy · Dwight Gayle · Newcastle News

Rafa Benitez Pleased For Newcastle Star

February 13th, 2017 · 14 Comments

Rafa is giving his full support to Aleksandar Mitrovic, who finally scored for us again and it was certainly a vital goal and the winning goal at Wolves on Saturday. Rafa does have Dwight Gayle fit again for the game at Norwich tomorrow night and we should see the 20 goal goalscorer at some point […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Coaching · Poll

Dwight Gayle Is Fit And In The Squad For Norwich

February 13th, 2017 · 34 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just completed his press conference for the Championship game at Norwich tomorrow night when a full fixture list in the Championship will take place. Just like the last game at Wolves we will need another win to stay at the top of the Championship, but it will be another extremely difficult game […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Rafa Identities The Key To Newcastle’s Success

February 13th, 2017 · 7 Comments

Rafa has told Sky Sports that the key to Newcastle keep winning games is the hard work of the players both in training and in the games. The manager has always demanded 100% concentration and that is paying off as we continue to win some close games – although once or twice we have conceded […]

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

Fans React To Possible Devastating Loss Of Rafa Benitez

February 12th, 2017 · 62 Comments

With the news this morning in the Mirror that Rafa Benitez is wanted by Arsenal should Arsene Wenger leave the Gunners in the summer, a number of fans take aim at the journalist who created the story –  Neil Moxley. The same journalist reported in mid-January that Mike Ashley was unhappy with the transfers and wanted […]

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

Benitez Describes What Magpies Must Do To Gain Promotion

February 12th, 2017 · 29 Comments

We watched the game a second time last night and in truth there is not much in these games at all. But Newcastle are very well organized under Benitez and we thought both Ciaran Clark and Jamaal Lascelles were outstanding for Newcastle and Karl Darlow was very secure in the Newcastle goal. And Karl needs […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Press