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Benitez Gives Interesting Update On Gayle Hamstring Injury

February 20th, 2017 · 4 Comments

After the 2-0 win tonight against Aston Villa Rafa Benitez gave an update on the hamstring injury that Dwight Gayle picked up and Rafa said the striker didn’t look comfortable early in the game. Maybe it will not be as bad as when he first picked up the injury just over five weeks ago at […]

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Tags: Interview · Newcastle News · Press · Press Conference

Rafa’s Subdued Sky Sports Interview After 2-0 Win – Video

February 20th, 2017 · 10 Comments

Newcastle players celebrate Yoan Gouffran goal after 42 minutes Here’s Rafa Benitez press conference with Sky Sports after the 2-0 home win tonight against Aston Villa and it’s a very subdued Rafa after he has lost striker Dwight Gayle again with that hamstring injury after only 33 minutes. That could be a huge blow to us […]

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Tags: Interview · Newcastle News · Press Conference · Video

Rafa Shows Why And How He’s A Great Motivator

February 15th, 2017 · 46 Comments

Rafa Benitez must have been just a little dismayed after his Newcastle side had made such a good start to the game last night at Carrow Road and seemed to be firing on all cylinders. Ayoze Perez fired in a great goal after just 23 seconds having been put through by Jack Colback and then Aleksandar Mitrovic was clean through […]

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Rafa Reveals What Was A Real Positive Last Night

February 15th, 2017 · 19 Comments

Newcastle dug bit of a hole for themselves last night in the first 17 minutes of the game at Norwich even after going ahead with a goal from Ayoze Perez after only 23 seconds of the game. But there was then some lax defending from Newcastle and we conceded a goal after 12 minutes when […]

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Benitez Pleased With Brilliant Comeback In Second Half

February 15th, 2017 · 4 Comments

After defending so well on Saturday at Wolves Newcastle looked very poor in the first half defensively against Norwich last night. We paid for it conceding two soft goals in the first 17 minutes to allow the home side to take a 2-1 lead after Ayoze Perez had put us ahead after only 23 seconds of […]

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Tags: Championship · Interview · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Press

Promotion Is In Our Hands – It’s Ours To Mess Up

February 10th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Isaac Hayden has been interviewed today in the Chronicle and he probably has it right when he says promotion is in Newcastle’s hands. If we can keep up the pace we have created in the first 29 games with 62 points we will end up with around 98 points at the end of the season and […]

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Tags: Championship · Grant Hanley · Interview · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News