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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

Newcastle Talented Player On Verge Of International Career

February 23rd, 2017 · 62 Comments

Karl Darlow’s grandfather is former 13 times capped Welsh International Ken Leek who some of us remember when he briefly played for Newcastle and signed for £25K in 1961 but he didn’t stay long and scored 6 goals in 13 appearances for us. Ken passed away back in 2007 when he was 72 years old. […]

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Tags: Euro 2016 · European Competition · International News · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News

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

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 Talks About His Desire To Win More Trophies

December 17th, 2016 · 60 Comments

Rafa Benitez is a very ambitious manager and he’s already won many trophies in his 23 years as a manager and he has talked to the Chronicle today. He has a great desire to win more trophies. The game at Wigan was his 1,000th game in charge since he started out with the Real Madrid […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · European Competition · Management · 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

Ashley’s Newcastle Investment Could Soon Pay Off Big Time

November 25th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Mike Ashley bought Newcastle in the early summer of 2007 and he paid around £133M for the shares of Sir John Hall and former Chairman Freddy Shepherd. The he put about £100M into the club in late 2007 to pay off a loan the club had that he knew nothing about  – so much for […]

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Tags: European Competition · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League