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Entries Tagged as 'European Champions League'

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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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

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

Spanish International Praises The Great Rafa Benitez

June 17th, 2016 · 9 Comments

24 year-old Lucas Vazquez had a bit of a breakthrough season last term and he can thank Rafa Benitez for that. When Rafa arrived at the club last summer he put Lucas into the first team squad after he had spent a season on loan at Espanyol in Barcelona. Lucas played 33 games last season for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Euro 2016 · European Champions League · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

World-Class Newcastle Player Seems More Subdued

June 13th, 2016 · 34 Comments

There’s general agreement among pundits, Newcastle fans and Arsenal fans that Moussa Sissoko made a right fool of himself (what – again?) last week, when he almost pleaded with Arsenal to sign him – the club of his dreams. And at the same time he sent a message to Newcastle and Rafa Benitez saying he thought […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · European Champions League · Management · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours