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Entries Tagged as 'European Champions League'

Rafa Benitez Makes Amazing Revelation

September 30th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rafa Benitez has finally admitted that he celebrated – well just a little bit – at the end of the game on Wednesday night after Newcastle scored two goals in the last 90 seconds of stoppage time to turn a potential 3-2 defeat into a 4-3 win against Norwich. Celebrating is¬†nothing new for Rafa because […]

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

Benitez Explains Advantages Of Playing On The Road

September 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Last season we found it extremely difficult to win games away from home and we ended up winning only two road games and losing 14 in 19 attempts in the league¬†and those wins were rather fortuitous ones. We somehow beat Bournemouth 1-0 when Rob Elliott made five world-class saves to keep us in the game […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Other News

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

Rafa Does Newcastle Proud

September 3rd, 2016 · 66 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez traveled to Switzerland on the last day of the transfer window and he was one of a small number of Europe’s leading club coaches who were meeting in Nyon to discuss a number of key issues to do with the modern game of football. The UEFA Elite Club Coaches’ Forum includes […]

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

Sissoko Slammed For Disgraceful Disrespect Of Everton FC

September 1st, 2016 · 31 Comments

Newcastle fans have been going on about Moussa Sissoko for over two years now, about how he has disrespected Newcastle United by always talking to the French press about moving to a bigger club who play in the Champions League. “Well I am at Newcastle now but …..” And it seems like he has given […]

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Tags: Contracts · European Champions League · Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours