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Rafa – We Want To Give The Fans Something More

December 30th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rafa Benitez and his players know the shock defeat on Monday night was not the best Christmas present to give to the Newcastle fans – who again turned out in force at a sold-out St. James’ Park. And our home form is now a concern for the Newcastle manager, who talked about that a lot […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News

Is This Rafa’s Team To Beat Nottingham Forest?

December 29th, 2016 · 166 Comments

Newcastle did not play well on Monday night when we were beaten on merit by Sheffield Wednesday, but that was also about the best team Rafa could field given that Jonjo Shelvey was not available. Jack Colback came in for Jonjo and didn’t have a particularly good game, but that was also his first game […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Prediction · Teams

After Some Mediocre Results – Rafa Points The Way Forward

December 29th, 2016 · 20 Comments

We never thought we would lose the first two games of the season but after that it looked like fairly easy going for Newcastle with eight successive league wins. But things have not gone well since we lost to Blackburn Rovers at home on November 26th – to break that winning streak. We have now lost  three […]

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

Home Games Now Starting To Be Big Problem At Newcastle

December 28th, 2016 · 81 Comments

The away games last season were the big problem for Newcastle, but this season it’s the home games that are problematic and we have already lost a whopping six league games this season and four of those have been at home. It’s something that is starting to become a concern after we were well beaten […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · St. James' Park

Newcastle Midfielder Just Loving It Out On Loan

December 28th, 2016 · 4 Comments

One of Newcastle’s up-and-coming young players is 20 year-old winger Alex Gilliead, who is currently on loan at Luton Town and his loan spell ends next month (January 7th) when some decisions have to be made whether to extend the loan until the end of the season. So far Alex has made 19 appearances for Luton […]

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Tags: Alex Gilliead · Coaching · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

This Is Now A Big Concern For Newcastle

December 28th, 2016 · 3 Comments

One of the big concerns for Newcastle now after losing in another shock result – this time to Sheffield Wednesday on Boxing Day – is how we will fare in the next four games when we will continue to be without play-maker Jonjo Shelvey. Jack Colback came in for his first game for a while in […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Interview · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News