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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Striker Looking The Part For Newcastle

August 18th, 2016 · 32 Comments

There were a number of fans who were unhappy when Aleksandar Mitrovic allowed Dwight Gayle to have the number 9 shirt for the season and Dwight certainly wanted to wear the iconic Newcastle shirt. But his background in the game – at least so far in his career – wouldn’t put him as a top […]

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Tags: Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

This Player Could Turn Out To Be The Find Of The Season

August 18th, 2016 · 46 Comments

Rafa Benitez has started Isaac Hayden in one of the central holding positions in all three  game this season, but whether he will start on Saturday at Bristol City after only three days rest is unlikely. But it seems that Rafa has seen the vast potential of the 21 year-old former Arsenal youngster and Isaac certainly is already a top […]

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Tags: Coaching · Isaac Hayden · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Explains Some Of His Football Philosophy

August 18th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles has not been in top form for Newcastle in the first two games of the season and some pundits think that getting the captaincy of a big club like Newcastle at such a young age – 22 – may be affecting the lad’s form. And Rafa Benitez caused a stir when the team […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Other News

Clark And Mmemba In Central Defense – Gouffran Starts

August 17th, 2016 · 324 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced his team for our third league game of the season tonight – at home to Reading. Ciaran Clark comes into central defense and he partners Chancel Mbemba. with Grant Hanley and captain Jamaal Lascelles on the bench tonight. There are three changes from the team that started on Saturday against […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Teams

What People Told Diame About Newcastle United

August 17th, 2016 · 16 Comments

Newcastle United’s Mohamed Diame talked to people who had played at Newcastle and they told him  just to go there – because the club is massive, even through we are in the second division at the moment. And while big Mo plays in a similar way to Moussa Sissoko and is of the same build, […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Interview · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News