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Entries Tagged as 'Fitness'

Newcastle Have Even More Injury Problems

December 28th, 2015 · 42 Comments

This season is turning out to be an even worse season for injuries for Newcastle than last season and that was one of the worst we’ve seen in a long long time. Vurnon Anita was taken off with a hamstring problem in the first half and after the game Steve McClaren has said it looks […]

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Tags: Fitness · Illness · Injuries · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

It’s About Time Newcastle Finally Solved This Problem

November 3rd, 2015 · 8 Comments

There was news last night that Rolando Aarons has picked up a foot injury and he was seen at St. James’ Park at the U21 game on crutches with his right foot in a protective boot. The Chronicle reported that he picked up the injury in training on Friday in a 50-50 challenge for the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fitness · Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League · Rolando Aarons

Mowbray On Newcastle Whiz Kid – He´s Not A Robot

October 29th, 2015 · 3 Comments

There´s a very good piece from experienced Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray in the Coventry Telegraph about how he wants to get the best out of his players but he has to be very careful about playing them too much. Tony talks specifically about Newcastle United 18 year-old loanee Adam Armstrong who has started every […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Fitness · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Premier League

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