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Entries Tagged as 'Europa League'

Moussa Sissoko’s Dream Comes To An Abrupt End

November 23rd, 2016 · 7 Comments

We watched the game last night between Monaco and Tottenham in the group stages of the Champions League and it’s fair to say Tottenham were not good. They looked second best throughout the game to Monaco and had it not been for goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris, who made some great saves, the scoreline would […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News

What Benitez Told Monk In Early 2014 – He Was Impressed

November 18th, 2016 · 8 Comments

On February 22nd back in 2014 Swansea held Napoli to a 0-0 draw at the Liberty Stadium in the Europa League round of the last 32 – the first knockout round after the Group stage. Swansea were managed at the time by Garry Monk, who had only just taken over from the sacked Michael Laudrup […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Europa League · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa Know Everything About Football – So We Listen

November 4th, 2016 · 18 Comments

Ayoze Perez was speaking earlier this week at the club’s Foundation Awards dinner and the Spaniard has only recently became a Patron of the Foundation. Rafa wants his players to be more fully involved with the great work being done by the Newcastle United Foundation and the 23 year-old considers it an honor to be […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle United Foundation

Rafa’s Brilliant Answer On How He Deals With High Expectations

September 13th, 2016 · 56 Comments

Rafa has to handle very high expectations at Newcastle United. He is a world-class manager and yet he’s currently managing a team that’s only in England second division – the Championship. But Rafa has explained that he joined his local club Real Madrid when he was just 13 years old and then he became a […]

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Tags: Coaching · Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · European Super Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Manager Rafa Benitez Shows He’s A Class Act

August 1st, 2016 · 12 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is a class act and that has not gone unnoticed by Newcastle fans. It turns out that one of his former clubs SSC Napoli is celebrating its 90th birthday today – Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli were founded on 1st August, 1926. SSC Napoli – 1926 – 2016

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Tags: Championship · Europa League · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season

Please Help Gallowgate Flags Make Newcastle Great Again

July 2nd, 2016 · 51 Comments

Gallowgate Flags are starting to get the attention they deserve. On their own initiative some season ticket holders in the Gallowgate end have taken it upon themselves to create and produce flags that will be used during the Newcastle games. They have already met with Newcastle officials and have received the club’s blessing and support to […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · European Super Cup · FA Cup · League One · Newcastle News · Other News