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Entries Tagged as 'Injuries'

This Is Definitely Good News For Newcastle

September 27th, 2016 · 156 Comments

It looks like taking off young DeAndre Yedlin after 75 minutes on Saturday was a good move by Rafa Benitez and the 23 year-old American will likely be fit for tomorrow’s night’s test against Norwich City at home. Norwich are now top of the league on 20 points from 9 games – 4 points more […]

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Tags: DeAndre Yedlin · Injuries · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Rafa Discusses DeAndre Yedlin’s Ankle Injury

September 25th, 2016 · 29 Comments

We probably could have guessed that Newcastle will assess the extent of DeAndre Yedlin’s ankle injury on Monday and see how bad the damage is and whether there is any chance of the 23 year-old American playing against Norwich on Wednesday night. Yedlin was our Man of the Match on Saturday with around 50% of […]

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Forgotten Man Finally On The Comeback Trail

September 24th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Massadio Haidara played for around 70 minutes of the U-23 game against Sheffield United on Thursday and Newcastle manager was at the Newcastle Academy ground to see how the 23 year-old Frenchman got on. Massadio was  signed from Nancy back in January, 2013. He hasn’t played for the first team for almost a year because of injury […]

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Rafa Is Fixing Multiple Things At Newcastle – Here’s Another One

September 15th, 2016 · 5 Comments

In the summer, Rafa did a few things that will help reduce the enormous number of injuries Newcastle seem to pick up every single season. One thing he did was to upgrade the indoor training pitch from the (very) old-fashioned 3G technology to the latest 4G technology. That will help cushion the effects of the […]

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Rafa Explains What He’s Trying To Do For This Season

September 13th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez was well known at Liverpool for changing his side every game and using his squad throughout the season. That contrasts with other managers – such as Martin O’Neill as just one example – who played his strongest team in almost every game when he was manager of Aston Villa and Sunderland in the Premier […]

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