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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

This Is An Amazing Claim Made By Rafa Benitez

April 5th, 2017 · 10 Comments

There are not many world-class managers who would have stayed at Newcastle last May after we had been relegated, but the very fact that Rafa Benitez stayed showed us that he is the right man to lead Newcastle back to the big time. Not everybody realizes just how much Rafa has put his career on […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · European Competition · Management · Newcastle News

Former Star Fears Rafa Benitez Could Leave This Summer

March 31st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Nobby Solano tasted success at Newcastle where he spent his first spell at the club from 1998 through 2004 and played in the Sir Bobby Robson years – five magical years from 1999 through 2004 when Bobby was finally fired by Chairman Freddy Shepherd. 🙁 And Nobby in a long and interesting interview with the […]

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

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