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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'

This Newcastle Player Is Made Of The Right Stuff

July 19th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Vurnon Anita is becoming a popular player on Tyneside and while his attitude has always been first class, he struggled when he first arrived from Ajax in the summer of 2012, after we had finished 5th top in the Premier League. But in the four seasons since then we’ve mainly struggled with relegation, so we’ve […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Vurnon Anita

Benitez Full Of Praise For Thauvin’s Qualities

July 18th, 2016 · 35 Comments

There’s no  doubt that Florian Thauvin has real ability – it’s his temperament that was suspect after he joined Newcastle last August. Florian didn’t last six months at Newcastle before he returned on loan to Marseille in January after having a rather miserable six months on Tyneside. But the lad has shown some character in returning to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Florian Thauvin · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-season

Rafa Benitez’ Praise For New Goalkeeper

July 18th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Rafa Benitez has praised new goalkeeper Matz Sels this morning and he thinks that Matz can become a star in English football if he can adapt quickly. Matz was voted Best Goalkeeper of Belgium for 2015 and will give Tim Krul, Rob Elliot and Karl Darlow competition this coming season for the first team goalkeeper jersey. 24 […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Pre-season

Newcastle Striker – The Next Few Games Are Vital

July 18th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Striker Dwight Gayle was signed from Crystal Palace for around £10M this summer and he came on in the second half against Bohemian at Dalymount Park on Saturday and scored a very good goal 7 minutes later, after he had hit the post 3 minutes earlier. It was Newcastle’s first preseason friendly and it was […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Friendlies · Newcastle News

I Feel So Proud – It’s Unbelievable – It Took My Breath Away

July 17th, 2016 · 62 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles has been interviewed on the Newcastle web-site and we can truthfully say the 22 year-old was absolutely delighted to have been captain against Bohemian yesterday in the 6-0 win. I feel ten feet tall – I feel so proud – it took me breath away are just some of Jamaal’s words about being captain. You […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Jamaal Lascelles · Jamie Sterry · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season