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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Rafa Benitez Explains Some Of His Footballing Philosophy

April 30th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez seems to be willing to go into detail on some of the reasons he drops players from the team and all of it is not simply because a player may not be playing well. It could be because he wants to change the formation against a certain team and other […]

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Benitez Pleads With Fans To Do This Against Palace Tomorrow

April 30th, 2016 · 19 Comments

Rafa Benitez doesn´t really approve of fans booing Alan Pardew tomorrow at St. James’ Park, when the former Newcastle manager brings his Crystal Palace side to Tyneside for the first time since leaving Newcastle suddenly early last year. There have been lots of local press reports about Pardew this week and it´s safe to say they […]

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One Change – This Could Be Newcastle’s Best Team For Palace

April 29th, 2016 · 276 Comments

It seems like only Steven Taylor has come back from injury from last week, and Kevin Mbabu is also fit again, but he was on the bench last week at Liverpool. So a good question now is what team will Rafa start tomorrow against Crystal Palace, which is basically a must-win game if we are […]

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Tags: Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Management · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League

Rafa´s Professional Response To Sam Allardyce

April 29th, 2016 · 24 Comments

Newcastle have got Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce worried and maybe it´s because of our excellent form in the last three games – well except for that first half at Anfield. Sam was splashed around the papers yesterday claiming that it was almost a certainty that Newcastle would win against Crystal Palace tomorrow. Sam thought that, because the […]

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Top Player To Miss Newcastle Game

April 29th, 2016 · 7 Comments

As expected the English Football Association have given Tottenham’s Dele Alli a three-match suspension for the punch he threw into Claudio Yacob’s stomach in the first half of the club’s 1-1 draw at home to West Brom on Monday night. With three games left of the season that means he will miss what could be […]

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