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Entries Tagged as 'Facilities'

Rafa Explains His Various Roles At Newcastle

October 15th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Rafa Benitez and his lawyers spent 10 days negotiating with Lee Charnley and Mike Ashley at the end of last season, so he could have all the control he wanted at Newcastle and it appears – at least from the outside – that he got everything he asked for. Rafa is now called the manager at […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Facilities · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

These Are Some Of The Big Changes Coming To Newcastle

October 11th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Rafa Benitez only signed on full time to manage Newcastle for the next three years on May 25th – a short five weeks before players reported back for pre-season training. So there was not a lot of time to do things he wanted completed to improve the training facilities at the club. Those were some […]

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Tags: Championship · Facilities · Fans · Newcastle News · Other News · Training Ground

Take A Look At Rafa’s Upgrades To Benton Training Grounds

June 29th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Take a look at some of the improvements made in the last four weeks to the inside of the Benton Training grounds – all carried out to Rafa’s specifications. Maybe Andros would have stayed if he had seen these? Well – maybe not. But they look good! RAFA’S RENOVATIONS: The Training Centre changes continue ????? […]

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Tags: Facilities · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Training Ground

The Big Improvements Players Will See At The Benton Training Ground

June 26th, 2016 · 43 Comments

Rafa Benitez does not let the grass grow under his feet and being a natural workaholic helps – in fact it helps a lot. 🙂 Rafa identified changes he wanted made at the Benton Training grounds and those changes have been completed and credit goes to Facilities manager Eddie Rutherford and Managing Director Lee Charnley for getting that […]

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Benitez To Increase Backroom Staff In Vital Area

June 25th, 2016 · 10 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting today that Rafa Benitez will appoint additional medical staff next week and that is part of the manger’s efforts to vastly improve the club’s injury record, which over the last 10 years has been little short of disastrous. The club have continually topped the Premier League injury table every season and last season […]

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Rafa Talks About The Great Opportunity At Newcastle

June 18th, 2016 · 16 Comments

It’s not surprising that Rafa Benitez has been working around the clock this summer to get things ready for what will be a crucial season for Newcastle next season in the Championship, when job one is to get one of those two automatic promotion places. We’ll take promotion via the knockout stage between the next four teams […]

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