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Entries Tagged as 'Fitness'

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

This Man Fit Again – Could Be The Hero On Sunday

March 15th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Last night at the King Power Stadium if we had players who could convert chances we could have taken at least a point out of the game, but we again missed our chances and therefore picked up our eighth successive defeat on the road – which is just a shocking record. But we expect Rafa to […]

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Tags: Fitness · Injuries · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Prayer · Premier League

If Newcastle Stay Up This Should Proceed – Quickly

February 26th, 2016 · 19 Comments

It was understandable when last year it looked like we could go down that the plans for the new world-class training facility at Benton were put on hold and since things have got worse than last season – then it’s not surprising that the work still has not started. But Newcastle need to get the work […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financials · Fitness · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

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