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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Injured Newcastle Goalkeeper Reassured By Rafa

July 16th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rob Elliot has given an interview today and he reveals that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez gave him a heads-up on the signing of Matz Sels before he arrived a couple of weeks ago. It was basically Rafa reassuring Rob that he has every confidence in him for Newcastle – and that he shouldn’t worry and […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Blast Bohemian 6-0 In Opening Preseason Friendly

July 16th, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Newcastle players today showed they have not been messing around in their training camp in Dublin this week and put on a great show at Park this afternoon and hammered the home side 6-0. And the Newcastle players all wore black arm bands in honor of the two year anniversary when Newcastle fans John […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season

Benitez Talks About Newcastle’s Wounded Warrior

July 16th, 2016 · 7 Comments

It was bad news when Siem de Jong suffered yet another injury in training in Ireland yesterday and the Dutchman has been sent back to Benton for treatment and for a full prognosis on his hamstring injury. And another player who has been dogged by injury over the last few years has also been injured […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Kevin Mbabu · Medical · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Siem de Jong · Training Camp

Rafa Benitez Talks About Newcastle’s Transfer Situation

July 16th, 2016 · 8 Comments

It’s going to be very interesting to see what the Newcastle squad is like come September, once the summer transfer window is closed. Newcastle have already brought in five players and let seven players leave the club and the club are expecting some offers coming in for some of their star players like Moussa Sissoko, […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Training Camp · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Rafa Opens Up – What’s Happening With Wijnaldum and Sissoko

July 15th, 2016 · 80 Comments

Rafa has been asked whether it’s possible to keep Gini Wijnaldum and Moussa Sissoko at the club this summer and he says – well he doesn’t know – but he will try to keep them at Newcastle. Rafa also shows what a really good manager he is, because he was in contact with Moussa after every game […]

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Tags: Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Management · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours