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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Rafa Benitez Sends Message To Newcastle Fans

September 20th, 2016 · 3 Comments

It was an interesting press conference Rafa Benitez held yesterday, because he revealed some of his management philosophy and some insights into why he has been so successful in management. One thing he stressed is that Newcastle will not walk away with the Championship title this year and the defeat on Saturday showed that maybe […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · EFL · EFL Cup · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa’s Rotation Policy – What The Players Think

September 20th, 2016 · 28 Comments

Rafa Benitez will rotate his players throughout this season and that’s been clearly communicated to both players and fans alike. There are some good reasons for this – we have a big squad and it will give players some games and will also help cut down on injuries throughout the season since players will not […]

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Tags: Ciaran Clark · Coaching · Newcastle News · Rotation Policy · Training Ground

This Impressive Player To Make Debut Against Wolves

September 19th, 2016 · 35 Comments

Both Dwight Gayle and Aleksandar Mitrovic have been unimpressive of late, so it seems a very good time tomorrow night to give Daryl Murphy his debut up front for Newcastle. And with Rafa Benitez singing his praises today that is very likely to happen. Daryl Murphy has been doing well in training

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Murphy · EFL · EFL Cup · Newcastle News · Poll · Press Conference

Rafa Beneitez Gives Insights Into Why He’s So Successful

September 19th, 2016 · 58 Comments

Rafa Benitez held his press conference today and it was a good one as he explained some of his football philosophy which is a nutshell is to keep improving the team and his players continuously and learn from both the wins and the defeats. Rafa and his coaching staff have done a lot of analyzing […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Here’s A Newcastle Team That Can Beat Wolves

September 19th, 2016 · 64 Comments

It’s going to be really important that Newcastle put in a good performance tomorrow night against Wolves and hopefully get the win that will take us into round 4 of the EFL Cup and the last 16 of the competition. Rafa still has to give debuts to Daryl Murphy and Achraf Lazaar and we think […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Murphy · EFL · EFL Cup · Newcastle News · Poll