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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'Fitness'

Rafa’s Goal – Best, Biggest, Fittest And Balanced

June 27th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez wants to add some experience to the squad this summer and the word coming out of the local papers is that he also wants to “balance” the squad. A number of reports suggest that means Rafa wants to bring in more British players to a squad that has been dominated by mediocre French players for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fitness · Fixtures · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Make Official Annuncement

June 1st, 2016 · 34 Comments

It was reported in Italy yesterday and Newcastle have tonight confirmed that first team coach Fabio Pecchia will be leaving the club to become manager of Verona. Fabio Pecchia – will leave Newcastle

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Tags: Coaching · Fitness · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

These Are The First Changes Rafa Will Make At Newcastle

May 27th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez was with Managing Director Lee Charnley yesterday and started to put into action some of the changes he has recommended at the club, following his nine weeks in charge at the end of last season. Two of those areas are the Benton training facilities and the Youth Academy, so it […]

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Tags: Coaching · Facilities · Fitness · Medical · Newcastle News · Training Ground

Surgeon – Ginola Lucky To Be Alive – It’s An Unbelievable Story

May 21st, 2016 · 92 Comments

David Ginola is a very lucky man to still be alive today, as he recovers in a French hospital after having an emergency six-hour quadruple heart bypass surgery. The earlier news was that he had suffered a heart attack while playing in a charity football match but that was being denied yesterday. But it turns out […]

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Tags: Charity · Fitness · Medical · Newcastle News · Other News

Captain Almost Fit – But What’s The Status Of This Player?

March 15th, 2016 · 48 Comments

In what was indicative of the incompetence at Newcastle this season Coloccini picked up a calf injury over three weeks ago in La Manga when we beat Lillestrom 2-1 but Colo didn’t play in the game but still managed to pick up the injury during a warm down. We now have a new fitness coach […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Fitness · Injuries · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League