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Entries Tagged as 'Derby'

Michael Gray’s Surprising Opinion On Benitez And Newcastle

June 17th, 2016 · 19 Comments

There will not be any Tyne Wear derby next season as the best Sunderland can now look forward to is playing Middlesbrough, but  let’s face it –  beating the Smoggies is not quite like beating Newcastle United. But at least under Rafa Benitez, we managed to break the win streak so we stopped it at […]

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Tags: Championship · Derby · Newcastle News · Premier League

Benitez’ Positive Post-Match Sunderland Interview – Video

March 21st, 2016 · 71 Comments

Here is one of Rafa Benitez’ interviews after yesterday’s vital 1-1 draw at home to Sunderland, when we came back well in the second half and equalized through a great header from the hero – Aleksandar  Mitrovic. That was after we were very poor in the first half and it’s not at all how Rafa […]

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Newcastle Suffer Another Injury Blow

March 21st, 2016 · 15 Comments

Newcastle’s Daryl Janmaat had to leave the game after 71 minutes yesterday and in came his Dutch compatriot Vurnon Anita and Vurnon did a decent job of filling in for the Dutch International right back. And it’s good to hear that Janmaat has pulled out of the Holland squad and will receive treatment for the injury […]

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Newcastle Given Enormous Credit For This

March 21st, 2016 · 6 Comments

It was a difficult call for Newcastle, but the right call and the club have received great credit for the way they handled Aleksandar Mitrovic’ head injury late in the game yesterday, after the 21 year-old Serbian striker had brilliantly headed Newcastle level after 83 minutes, when all seemed lost. Credit must go first of […]

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Rob Elliot Will Take The Positives

March 20th, 2016 · 91 Comments

Yet another good display from Rob Elliot this afternoon in the Newcastle goal when he made two or three great saves that helped us stay in the game and finally get an 83rd minute equalizer from Alexandar Mitrovic that stopped Sunderland from gaining a full 3 points on us, after Jermain Defoe had scored just before half […]

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Geordie Rallying Cry From Alan Shearer

March 20th, 2016 · 17 Comments

Alan Shearer says he would love to play in this afternoon’s derby against Sunderland, but the Newcastle legend also senses that we can come away with our first win in almost five years against the Black Cats today. Alan Shearer – he just scored again It’s rare that I ever want to pull my boots […]

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