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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Benitez – This Doesn’t Help – We Have To Start Again

August 15th, 2016 · 14 Comments

It’s something that has come as a major shock to Newcastle fans and given the pre-season when Newcastle were installed as odds-on favorites to get promotion this season, we have started the season with two defeats in a row and one of them at home in front of a sold-out 52,000 fans at St. James’ […]

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

These Are Three Areas of Concern For Rafa Benitez

August 15th, 2016 · 5 Comments

It was another shock result for Newcastle in the Championship last Saturday and this time it was at home to Huddersfield, a team not expected to challenge for a promotion place, but maybe they will be a surprise team this season? Newcastle didn’t play well especially in the first half and we must get off to better […]

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Rafa Reveals Why It’s Easy For Him To Make Changes

August 14th, 2016 · 35 Comments

Rafa Benitez is still testing some players and giving them games as he tries to work out who are his key players this season and who to play where during a time of two games a week. We still have four games to play through August 27th (13 days) starting at home to Reading on […]

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One More Surplus Player To Leave Newcastle This Week

August 14th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Newcastle central midfielder Henri Saivet was only signed in January, but he has played just four games for Newcastle and it looks like that’s all he will play for the Magpies, as there is news today in France that St. Etienne want to sign him on loan. French daily L’Equipe are reporting that Etienne manager […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Henri Saivet · Loan Moves · Transfer News and Rumours

It’s Frustrating But We Need The Fans Behind Us – Don’t Panic

August 14th, 2016 · 37 Comments

Newcastle have lost the first two games in the Championship and if any of our players or fans thought it was going to be a cake-walk this season they will know now it isn’t going to be like that, which is a pity but the reality. It doesn’t mean we still cannot do really well […]

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