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Entries Tagged as 'Fitness'

McClaren – Players Still 20% Short Of Being Fully Match Fit

August 24th, 2015 · 165 Comments

One of the positive thing about the performance at Manchester United on Saturday was that we defended superbly for maybe the first time this season, and it was our first clean sheet and something to build on. But Steve McClaren also knows that the players are still not as sharp as they need to be and […]

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Tags: Fitness · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Steven Taylor

Is This Newcastle’s Best Team For Manchester United?

August 20th, 2015 · 150 Comments

Newcastle will have a very tough game at Old Trafford on Saturday, and we will have at least two players not available who started the game at Swansea, when we were very poor after a decent start at home to Southampton. We don’t expect Moussa Sissoko to be risked with his groin strain, and Paul Dummett […]

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Tags: Fitness · Injuries · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Rolando Aarons

Good News – This Man Can Solve Newcastle’s Injury Problems

June 23rd, 2015 · 14 Comments

Newcastle have for a long time been at the top of the injury table in the Premier league for a number of years and we easily topped the league last season and amassed 347 points where one point is given when a player is injured and misses one game. Next in line was Manchester United a full […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fitness · Head coach · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Coaching Staff Taking Shape – Includes Top Fitness Guru

June 11th, 2015 · 157 Comments

There’s a report in the Shields Gazette today that Steve McClaren wants to bring his former Derby County assistant manager, 48 year-old Paul Simpson, to his coaching staff at Newcastle, to be his assistant manager. And the report suggests that means that old boy Lee Clark will not be joining the coaching staff at Newcastle. Paul Simpson […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fitness · Head coach · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

There’s Real Concerns About This Newcastle Youngster

April 9th, 2015 · 6 Comments

News today that Rolando Aarons looks to be losing his battle to be fit for the game at Liverpool on Monday night, and as we know he’s been out with hamstring injuries since back on November 1st – when we played Liverpool at home, and there’s now a possibility he may not even return this […]

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Tags: Capital One Cup · Fitness · Injuries · League Cup · Newcastle News · Premier League · Rolando Aarons

Newcastle Striker Now Has Knee Injury

March 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse picked up a knee injury in the game at home Manchester United last week,  and the news is he would have missed five weeks and as many as four games through injury. Papiss Cisse and Jonny Evans at St. James’ Park last Wednesday

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Coaching · Fitness · Injuries · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse