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Entries Tagged as 'FA Cup'

Benitez’ Insight On How He Prepares For Cup Games

October 12th, 2016 · No Comments

It’s been a policy at Newcastle for far too long that owner Mike Ashley put the priority on the league games so that we could stay in the Premier League and pick up all that money. Given we have dropped into the Championship twice during his 9 years reign it doesn’t seem to have worked […]

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Tags: Championship · EFL Cup · FA Cup · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News

Why Newcastle Need A Good Cup Run

September 18th, 2016 · 26 Comments

Over the last few years Newcastle have played their reserve team and given opportunities to the youngsters in the EFL Cup (League Cup) since the priority for money hungry Newcastle was the Premier League, simply  because that’s where all the money is. After all the priority at Newcastle was to have  a good bank account and not particularly […]

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Tags: Coaching · EFL Cup · FA Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News · Other News

Returning Star Praises Rafa – He’s The Best Manager

August 22nd, 2016 · 30 Comments

Aleksandar Mitrovic will finally return to the Newcastle team for tomorrow night’s game against Cheltenham in the second round of the EFL Cup and it will be great to have Mitro back in the side. The young striker has now served his four match ban for getting sent off twice last season, the second time […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · EFL Cup · FA Cup · Newcastle News

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

Take A Look – Video – When Newcastle United Were Great!

February 21st, 2016 · 230 Comments

Just two fantastic photographs today in the Chronicle showing Newcastle United fans queuing for tickets in 1956 after we had been drawn against Sunderland in the quarter finals of the FA Cup. And we have a Pathe News video on the highlights of the game. Remember we had won the FA Cup the year before […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Newcastle News · Other News · Video

This is A Very Good Move By Newcastle

February 9th, 2016 · 24 Comments

It looks like Newcastle United will be going on a winter break to La Manga in southeastern Spain during our 18 days enforced break starting after Saturday’s game at Chelsea – and the news is coming from the Norwegian press. The next weekend after the Chelsea game is the FA Cup 5th round and we […]

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Tags: Coaching · FA Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Winter Break