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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Big Thauvin Offer Could Be Coming In From Marseille

July 3rd, 2016 · 76 Comments

There are reports that with Marseilles cash reserves having been amply replenished by the sale of Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi to Chelsea for €40M (33.6M) – Marseille may now be able to make a more than decent loan offer to Newcastle for Florian Thauvin for next season. One requirement is that they pay the full wages […]

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Tags: Coaching · Florian Thauvin · Loan Moves · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

The Brutal Honesty Offered Up By Coach Ian Cathro – I Failed

July 3rd, 2016 · 13 Comments

Rafa Benitez kept only two of Steve McClaren’s coaches at the club when he came in after McClaren had finally been fired on March 11th – the day that Rafa was introduced as the new Newcastle manager. Those were Ian Cathro – the highly rated young coach who only turns 30 a week tomorrow – and goalkeeping […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Center-Back Over The Moon About Rafa Staying

July 3rd, 2016 · 87 Comments

Although he may still be a little young and inexperienced to become the Newcastle captain for next season, Jamaal Lascelles is already a firm fan favorite on Tyneside. One reason for that is the way he confronted the more senior players during half time of our latest humiliation at Southampton on Saturday, April 9th. He told them they […]

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Tags: Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Management · Newcastle News

Benitez – This Type Of Hard Work Will Begin Next Week

July 3rd, 2016 · 7 Comments

Rafa Benitez is a man who doesn’t waste time and Newcastle fans are starting to see just how much effort and work this man puts into his job – no wonder he’s had so much success already in the world of football. But of course we are all hoping his best years are still ahead […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Friendlies · Management · Newcastle News · Training Ground

Former Newcastle Star Turns Down Benitez

July 2nd, 2016 · 7 Comments

There is news today that Rafa Benitez made an attempt to bring in former Newcastle midfielder Didi Hamann to Newcastle as his assistant and a replacement for the departed Fabbio Pecchia. Did played for only one season for Newcastle from 1998-1999 (31 games – 5 goals) after he was signed from Bayern Munich but he then […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News