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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Mike Ashley Has Held Meeting With Rafa Benitez

May 15th, 2016 · 56 Comments

Once we saw Mike Ashley at the game today we thought that was excellent, because he could talk to Rafa Benitez about staying at Newcastle  and the reports coming out is they have  met face to face tonight after the game. BREAKING: @NUFC owner Mike Ashley has met with Rafa Benitez for first time for talks […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

10 Man Newcastle Take Spurs To The Cleaners

May 15th, 2016 · 17 Comments

In what could well be Rafa Benitez’ final game as the manager of Newcastle – the lads put on a stunning performance against second placed Tottenham Hotspur today and laid bare the folly of Lee Charnley and Graham Carr – and showed just how poorly Steve McClaren did with the players he had available for […]

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Benitez’ Newcastle Vision – Wants To Build Structure For Success

May 15th, 2016 · 13 Comments

We were extremely impressed the way Rafa explained yesterday what he is trying to get the leaders of Newcastle to back him on at the club. It is generally thought there are four main areas that Rafa wants control of before he will sign on for at least the next three years,  with his ambitions being […]

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Rafa Benitez Is Calling Newcastle’s Bluff – They May Blink

May 15th, 2016 · 12 Comments

After watching Rafa Benitez’ press conference yesterday, there is no doubt Rafa wants to stay at Newcastle but he wants assurances on certain things – things that will allow him to be successful at Newcastle. We have seen clearly with this relegation, that everything has been set up for managers (head coaches) to fail on […]

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Rafa – The Fans Are The Reason I’m Here And Open About The Future

May 14th, 2016 · 86 Comments

There’s an awful lot of evidence that the Newcastle fans are in love with Rafa Benitez for what he has done already for the Newcastle side over the last nine weeks, and how he has handled himself in such a professional manner in that time. And now there is mounting evidence that that love is […]

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