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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'

Michael Carrick’s Move To Newcastle Scuttled By Mourinho

September 22nd, 2016 · 14 Comments

Rafa Benitez is quite a draw it seems and Newcastle has apparently persuaded Michael to join his home town club Newcastle United before Jose Mourinho stepped in and ordered Manchester United to give Michael a contract extension to keep him on board. Michael signed his contract extension of one year on 9th June. But of […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · EFL Cup · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Roberto Di Matteo Talks About The Strengths Of Newcastle

September 22nd, 2016 · 54 Comments

Aston Villas manager Roberto Di Matteo gave his press conference today for the home game against Newcastle United at Villa Park on Saturday. Both managers have the rare distinction of winning the Champions League – Roberto with Chelsea (2012) and Rafa with Liverpool (2005) and Rafa is also a losing finalist with Liverpool (2007). Roberto […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Contracts · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll

How Pardew Just Gave Up On Promising Teenager At Newcastle

September 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

When Gael Bigirimana first arrived at Newcastle from Coventry City for £1M in the summer of 2012 as an 18 year-old, he was looked upon as being a top young player who could improve at Newcastle. And certainly in that first season when we were in the Europa League he did look a very good player […]

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Tags: Coaching · Gael Bigirimana · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Ritchie Identifies Things Newcastle Work On In Training

September 22nd, 2016 · 1 Comment

It was a brilliantly worked first goal for Newcastle on Tuesday night and when Matt Ritchie was given the ball by Jack Colback just outside the penalty area there was still a lot of work to do. But the Scottish International brilliantly moved towards goal and drove the ball home across the goalkeeper into the back of […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Jack Colback · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Poll

Poll – Can Newcastle Beat Aston Villa On Saturday?

September 22nd, 2016 · 1 Comment

Newcastle have won seven of our last eight games in all competitions, but we face a tough game at Villa Park on Saturday against one of the clubs who were relegated with us in May. Villa are getting to grips with having new players and a new manager, Roberto Di Matteo, but it will be […]

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