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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Benitez Responds To Booing And Bad Start

August 17th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa didn’t look a very happy man at the end of the game at home to Huddersfield on Saturday afternoon and that was the first time he had lost a game at St. James’ Park since he joined Newcastle back in March. It didn’t come at a good time for Newcastle either, after we had been […]

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Tags: Coaching · Interview · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa’s Strong Hint Newcastle Likely To Keep Top Midfielder

August 17th, 2016 · 12 Comments

The Moussa Sissoko saga at Newcastle has dragged on since the Euro Finals in France in June and July, when Sissoko played really well for his home country and subsequently drove his transfer price up to £35M. Since the final on July 10th, which France lost 1-0 to Portugal after extra time, Moussa has done […]

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Tags: Coaching · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Calm, Confident Benitez Placates Fans – More Signings Soon

August 16th, 2016 · 33 Comments

We watched the Rafa Benitez press conference today and Rafa was unconcerned about the poor start to the season. He admitted results-wise it’s been very bad with two defeats in our first two games, but Rafa said we could also have won both games if we had taken our chances and defended better. Rafa Benitez […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Rafa Reveals Recent Enquiries About Moussa Sissoko

August 16th, 2016 · 40 Comments

Moussa Sissoko picked up an ankle injury yesterday and therefore will not be involved in tomorrow night’s home game against Reading and new signing Mohamed Diame has also picked up an injury playing against Huddersfield and will also not play tomorrow night. Rafa has also admitted today there have been recent enquiries made about Moussa […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Mohamed Diame · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News

Rafa – It’s Been Bad News For Us – But We’ll Be Fine

August 16th, 2016 · 27 Comments

Rafa Benitez has held his press conference for the game at home to Reading tomorrow night and we really hope we can a win to break the run of two successive defeats as we start life in the Championship. Rafa Benitez – at press conference

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Tags: Coaching · Match Preview · Press · Press Conference