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Rafa Benitez Upbeat About This In Pre-Season

June 28th, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Newcastle players will start reporting back today in stages, as they undertake their initial fitness and conditioning tests this week. Training will begin in earnest on Friday, July 1st which is a short five weeks before our first game at Fulham in the Championship. Rafa Benitez in training last season

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Newcastle Announce Fourth Pre-Season Friendly

June 25th, 2016 · 47 Comments

It’s been rumored for some weeks now but Newcastle United have finally announced they will travel to Belgium to face KSC Lokeren in a pre-season friendly on Saturday, 23rd July. The game will be played at the Daknamstadion in Lokeren Lokeren is located in the Belgian province of East Flanders, for a 4.30pm kick-off – local time – […]

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Newcastle Still Short Of First Team Friendlies In Pre-Season

June 23rd, 2016 · 59 Comments

Newcastle United announced their third pre-season first team friendly today and Dutch Eredivisie side Vitesse will visit St. James’ Park in their final pre-season friendly of the summer the weekend before we visit Fulham on Friday 5th August, to start the long Championship season. The game will be played on Saturday, 30th July, for a […]

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Final Newcastle Pre-Season Friendly Reported

June 12th, 2016 · 13 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting it’s their understanding that Newcastle United will host Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem at St. James’ Park on Saturday, July 30 (3:00pm kick-off) and that’s exactly one week before the Championship season begins the following Saturday on August 6th. This will be Newcatsle’s final pre-season friendly, although all the first team friendless […]

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Newcastle Confirm Second Friendly Game

June 8th, 2016 · 102 Comments

Newcastle United will play Doncaster Rovers next month at the Keepmoat Stadium on Wednesday, 20th July for a 7.45pm kick-off. That comes just four days after our first friendly game against Bohemians on Saturday, 16th July, with a 2pm kick-off against the League of Ireland Premier club in Dublin. That follows a week of training in […]

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