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Entries Tagged as 'Fitness'

Winger Closing In On Surprise Return For Newcastle

April 1st, 2017 · 28 Comments

Rolando Aarons is training with the first team squad and has been for a few weeks now and that’s after he’s been out only a little four months with his serious anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. It usually takes a lot more time than that to recover from one of the worst injuries you can […]

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Tags: Championship · Fitness · Newcastle News · Rolando Aarons

Player Admits He’s Frustrated At Newcastle

March 29th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Massadio Haidara could well be sold by Rafa Benitez in the summer as he has to make way for new players coming in who will strengthen the squad – that’s always assuming we can get promoted back to the Premier League. Massadio has only played 51 times for the first team in the four years […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Fitness · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News

Holloway – This Player’s A Genius – A Rolls-Royce Footballer

November 8th, 2016 · 18 Comments

Ian Holloway is a fan of Jonjo Shelvey’s – that’s clear – as he’s said today the former Charlton, Liverpool and Swansea player is a genius and simply the best player Ian has ever seen play in the Championship. That’s high praise indeed, but to be fair, Jonjo has improved a lot this season under […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Fitness · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Star Admits To Frustration – He’s Not Fit Enough

September 15th, 2016 · 32 Comments

Aleksandar Mitrovic was banned for the first four games of the season, so he has not played many games for Newcastle so far this term. But he started the game on Tuesday night at Loftus Road and he finally got on the scoring charts with Newcastle’s 5th goal in the 6-0 rout of QPR. He […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Coaching · Fitness · Newcastle News

Another Long Term Injury For 20 Year-Old

August 25th, 2016 · 17 Comments

It’s news that we were expecting unfortunately that Rolando Aarons fractured a metatarsal in Newcastle’s 2-0 EFL Cup win over Cheltenham on Tuesday night and could be out of action for up to three months. Aarons had a scan on his foot yesterday and George Caulkin of The Times is reporting  he suffered a break […]

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Tags: Fitness · Injuries · Newcastle News · Rolando Aarons

New Arrival 70% Fit – Promises To Run All Game When Fully Fit

August 22nd, 2016 · 2 Comments

Senegal midfielder Mohamed Diame had a very good first half at Ashton Gate and brilliantly set up the winner for Dwight Gayle after 19 minutes. Gayle dispatched the ball into the back of the net in great style with his left foot – a terrific goal from Newcastle to win the game. But Mo couldn’t keep up […]

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Tags: Coaching · EFL · Fitness · League Cup · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News · Other News