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Entries Tagged as 'European Champions League'

Sir Bobby Robson – Why He’s Such An Inspiration

February 18th, 2017 · 16 Comments

Today would have been the 84th birthday of Bobby Robson who finally died after his long fight with cancer on 31st July, 2009, aged 76. We have always thought Sir Bobby was an excellent manager but he was even a better person for the way he was simply class when things were going against him […]

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Tags: England News · European Champions League · European Competition · Other News · Premier League

Top Referee Declares Newcastle The Best Team In England

February 16th, 2017 · 86 Comments

Newcastle born Mark Clattenburg has left the Premier League and he was introduced by press conference today in his new position as the new head of referees at the Saudi Arabian FA. There had been some rumors he could take up that position a few weeks ago after he had established himself as the top referee in […]

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Tags: European Champions League · Newcastle News

Former Player On Rafa – I Thank Him – He’s A Great Coach

February 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Napoli striker/winger Jose Callejon turns 30 tomorrow and he has been interviewed Spanish newspaper AS before  Napoli’s Champions League match against Real Madrid  next Wednesday night. Callejon joined Napoli from Real Madrid in  2013 when Rafa had just been appointed manager of the Italian club and he has talked about why he left Real Madrid. It […]

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Steven Gerrrard Talks About The Inspirational Rafa Benitez

December 18th, 2016 · 1 Comment

It’s the greatest comeback in Champions League history, the way Liverpool were 3-0 down at half time in the final of 2005 when they played AC Milan in Istanbul. Then the miracle of Istanbul happened and Liverpool, led quite brilliantly by captain Steven Gerrard, came back in that second half to draw the game 3-3 […]

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Tags: Championship · European Champions League · European Competition · Leadership · Newcastle News

Rafa Has Hope At Burton – The Posts Are The Same Size

December 17th, 2016 · 1 Comment

One of Rafa Benitez’ really good qualities is that he does not underestimate any side and he is very professional and positive as he approaches every single game. Rafa talks about the strength of the opposition and one of his real challenges this year is to prepare the Newcastle team for a game we are expected […]

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Tags: Championship · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa Benitez In Glowing Acknowledgement Of Steven Gerrrard

November 25th, 2016 · 64 Comments

If anybody ever though it wasn’t Steven Gerrard who brilliantly hauled Liverpool back from the dead in that Champions League final in Istanbul back in 2005 against AC Milan, they can think again. Rafa Benitez has today given an amazing tribute to Steven Gerrard, who announced his retirement from football yesterday and the Newcastle manager […]

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