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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Wijnaldum Starts For Newcastle Against Palace

April 30th, 2016 · 275 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced his Newcastle side for the important home game against Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace this afternoon and as we had expected in comes Gini Wijnaldum for Ayoze Perez as the one change to the team that did so well in fighting back last week against Liverpool.

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

These Two Players Have Given Me Everything – Benitez

April 30th, 2016 · 93 Comments

Rafa Benitez has explained today why he has turned to experience and has brought back 30 year-old Papiss Cisse and 29 year-old Cheick Tiote into the first team. Both have performed very well for the new boss with Papiss getting a good goal last week at Liverpool – his first since last November at Crystal Palace. […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Prayer · Premier League · Press

Benitez Delivers Dire Warning To Newcastle Side

April 30th, 2016 · 6 Comments

After the 3-1 defeat at Southampton Newcastle were on 25 points and 6 points behind Norwich with an inferior goal difference by 7 goals although we did have a game in hand. Fast forward three games and we are now a single point behind Norwich on 30 points with an inferior goal difference of one […]

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Rafa Benitez Explains Some Of His Footballing Philosophy

April 30th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez seems to be willing to go into detail on some of the reasons he drops players from the team and all of it is not simply because a player may not be playing well. It could be because he wants to change the formation against a certain team and other […]

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Benitez Pleads With Fans To Do This Against Palace Tomorrow

April 30th, 2016 · 19 Comments

Rafa Benitez doesn´t really approve of fans booing Alan Pardew tomorrow at St. James’ Park, when the former Newcastle manager brings his Crystal Palace side to Tyneside for the first time since leaving Newcastle suddenly early last year. There have been lots of local press reports about Pardew this week and it´s safe to say they […]

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