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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

Newcastle Were Excellent For Those First 75 Minutes

August 9th, 2015 · 179 Comments

It was difficult to know what to expect today from a Newcastle side that hadn’t played together before today. Steve McClaren made a brave decision before the game to start both Coloccini and Mbemba in the heart of the defense, and it paid off,  and the two showed they could form a very good partnership […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Interview · Premier League · Press Conference

This Man Could Become The Hero At Newcastle

August 8th, 2015 · 96 Comments

It’s not surprising that Steve McClaren seems to have given lots of interviews before his first competitive game in charge of Newcastle United tomorrow afternoon against Southampton. Steve is a positive guy, but he is also realistic and down to earth and very experienced,  and he’s been through the mill once or twice – especially […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Press Conference

It’s A Fresh Start – The Mood At Newcastle Is One Of Optimism

August 8th, 2015 · 20 Comments

Steve McClaren has talked often about Newcastle’s final game of the season, when if we hadn’t won and Hull City beat Manchester United at home, we would have been relegated – we were that close to going down. And with six minutes to go in that final game that outcome was still possible – we […]

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Tags: Coaching · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Not Many Clubs Have The Potential Of Newcastle United

August 7th, 2015 · 87 Comments

Steve McClaren will make his Premier League debut on Sunday for Newcastle when we entertain a good Southampton side at St. James’ Park and hopefully can get the season underway with a win. On the BBC Radio Newcastle call-in show earlier this week he said there would never be a  job as tough as the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Pre-Season · Premier League · Press Conference

Newcastle Star – You Can See What A Big Club This Is

August 6th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Gini Wijnaldum has been well received by the home fans since he singed for us last month, and he is finally going to make his home league debut on Sunday afternoon against Southampton, hopefully in front of a sell-out 52,000 fans at St. James’ Park. The Dutch International has been told for a number of […]

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Tags: Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Siem de Jong · Transfer News and Rumours

McClaren On International Midfielder – I Want Him Fit And Playing

August 5th, 2015 · 15 Comments

Steve McClaren talked about most things in the hour he fielded questions from fans on the Total Sport program on BBC Radio Newcastle last night at 6:00 pm local time. And we were a little taken aback when he talked about Cheick Tiote who has hardly been seen in pre-season, and we had assumed he would […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Contracts · Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League