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Entries Tagged as 'Fitness'

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

Newcastle Training – Photos From Ireland

July 12th, 2016 · 9 Comments

The squad have been in Ireland since Saturday and they will finish off the full week’s training in Ireland with a game against Bohemian at Dalymount Park on Saturday – a 2:00 pm kickoff. As well as a fitness and training camp, it’s being used by Rafa and the coaches as an opportunity to do […]

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Tags: Bonding · Coaching · Fitness · Newcastle News · Other News · Tour

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