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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Rafa Benitez Makes Amazing Revelation

September 30th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rafa Benitez has finally admitted that he celebrated – well just a little bit – at the end of the game on Wednesday night after Newcastle scored two goals in the last 90 seconds of stoppage time to turn a potential 3-2 defeat into a 4-3 win against Norwich. Celebrating is nothing new for Rafa because […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · European Champions League · Newcastle News · Poll

Benitez – We Must Maintain This – And Never Give Up

September 29th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Most of us are still coming to terms with Newcastle’s incredible late finish last night when two goals deep into stoppage time were enough to change the result from a Norwich 3-2 win to a Newcastle 4-3 win – and now we are just one point behind the Canaries in the league table and 3rd top. […]

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Frustrated Norwich Manager – Most Bizarre Game Ever

September 29th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Norwich manager Alex Neil according to the Norwich Evening News never wants to set foot inside St James’ Park again after a ‘bizarre’ 4-3 stoppage time defeat last night at Newcastle United. Norwich City were winning the game 3-2 going into six minutes of stoppage time and believe it or believe it not – but Newcastle […]

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Darlow, Diame, Colback And Gayle All Start

September 28th, 2016 · 370 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just named his side for the tough test against Norwich City at St. James’ Park tonight and Rafa has not made too many changes, but he has brought in Darlow in goal.

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How Things Can Change So Quickly In Football

September 28th, 2016 · 100 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles has developed a lot since Rafa Benitez joined Newcastle on March 13th when Jamaal went from a player who had hardly played under the very woeful Steve McClaren – to a regular for Rafa in the last several games of last season. And in the summer, Rafa made Jamaal captain after the 22 year-old had […]

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Tags: Captain · Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll

Four Changes – This Could Be Newcastle’s Team For Norwich

September 28th, 2016 · 27 Comments

It’s always difficult to pick the side Rafa Benitez picks for each game since he rotates the squad and sometimes surprises us with his team selection. After the performance on Saturday at Villa Park which for almost 70 minutes was very good, we’re not sure he will make too many changes for tonight’s game against […]

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Tags: Championship · Christian Atsu · Coaching · Match Preview · Newcastle News