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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Benitez Responds To Mitrovic Possibly Leaving Newcastle

August 13th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Rafa Benitez has responded to the stories earlier this week that he doesn’t trust 21 year-old Aleksandar Mitrovic and wants to sell him before the end of August. That story originated in the Mirror and was quickly denied by sources at the club. Mitro still has three games left to serve in his four game suspension […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Coaching · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Stresses What’s So Important For This Season

August 12th, 2016 · 96 Comments

One big reason Rafa Benitez decided to stay on at second division Newcastle this season was the fans – and he has asked a number of times that everybody associated with the club sticks together through the good and the bad – the thick and the thin. Over the last several years it’s been mainly […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Press · Press Conference

Rafa Reveals What He Told Sissoko About Those Interviews

August 12th, 2016 · 90 Comments

Rafa Benitez has told BBC Radio Newcastle he has spoken to Moussa Sissoko about the inappropriate interviews he has given particularly in the French press, as the French International has almost pleaded with Real Madrid to come and get him from Newcastle. We’re not absolutely sure, but we think Real Madrid is now his current dream team, […]

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

This Team Should Give Magpies More Power Against Terriers

August 12th, 2016 · 8 Comments

We expect Rafa Benitez to make a few changes from the side that started at Fulham a week ago and put in a disappointing display. That display gave us our first defeat of the season in the very first game – and that was a huge surprise for Newcastle fans – and probably for Rafa too. So […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

New Arrival Explains Strange Way He Developed His Skills

August 12th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Issac Hayden already looks like an excellent technical player since we signed him from Arsenal for a measly £2.5M in the summer, and he started the game at Fulham a week ago. Issac looked comfortable in one of the holding midfield positions although another poor goal conceded from a set piece cost us that game […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · England News · Isaac Hayden · Management · Newcastle News