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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Newcastle’s Simple New Strategy – Score Lots Of Goals

August 14th, 2015 · 144 Comments

We’ve seen Newcastle try to play good attacking football since Steve McClaren took over the side, and his appointment no doubt helped to attract good players like Wijnaldum, Mitrovic and Mbemba to the club this summer. McClaren’s philosophy is to play the ball from defense into attack quickly, as we saw when Newcastle scored the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Striker Looking To Score Freely At The Liberty Stadium

August 14th, 2015 · 8 Comments

It looks like Papiss Cisse is staying at Newcastle this season, and we have no complaints about that for a player who has said more than once this season that he doesn’t want to leave the club. And with Aleksandar Mitrovic already on board and the much improved Ayoze Perez just waiting in the wings, […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

These Dutch Masters Can Terrorize Defenses This Season

August 14th, 2015 · 19 Comments

It was really difficult last season for Siem de Jong,  who suffered a severe torn thigh muscle in September, and then when he was finally recovering from that,  he suffered a collapsed lung last February, for which he received immediate surgery, and he was finally getting to some kind of fitness towards the end of […]

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Tags: Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Siem de Jong

Captain Opens Up – We Want Fans To Be Proud Of The Team

August 13th, 2015 · 15 Comments

Fabricio Coloccini has sent a letter out to fans by email today, and he talks at some length about why has stayed at Newcastle and how he had more than one offer to leave Tyneside for another club. But much like in his recent interviews,  he has said he was proud that the new head […]

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Tags: Captain · Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Premier League

McClaren’s Staff Already Having Big Impact In This Area

August 13th, 2015 · 17 Comments

26-year-old Dutch International Vurnon Anita should be available for the game at Swansea on Saturday after being stretchered off the field in the second half of the 2-2 draw with Southampton on Sunday. He fell badly after he had made challenge trying to head the ball, but it looks like it was nothing serious and […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League

McClaren – Keep Him Fit And He’s Tremendous

August 13th, 2015 · 9 Comments

Steven Taylor has had a bad time of it with injuries over the last five and a half years, and since January of 2010 he’s appeared just 75 times for his home town club. During that time he’s had at least three serious injuries that have kept him out for long periods of time, including last […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League · Steven Taylor