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Entries Tagged as 'Leadership'

Rafa Benitez Gives His Opinion On Season So Far

October 30th, 2016 · 16 Comments

We started this season in the worst possible way imaginable, when we lost 1-0 at Fulham and followed that up with a 2-1 defeat at home to Huddersfield in our first home game. That was even worse than how we started last season under the woeful Steve McClaren – at least we got a point at home to […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Leadership · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Benitez’ Unifying Message To All Associated With Newcastle

October 5th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Rafa Benitez is very keen to keep the supporters behind Newcastle and in fact everybody associated with Newcastle unified in their support of the club and the players. There has been some criticism of the rotation system Rafa has introduced, but only after we lose or draw a game – which is interesting. Rafa has […]

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Jamaal Lascelles Again Demonstrates Great Leadership

September 27th, 2016 · 19 Comments

22 year-old Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles has today come out and defended Matz Sels who came under severe criticism after we dropped 2 points late in the game at Villa Park on Saturday. Jamaal has demonstrated why Rafa gave the young defender the captaincy of such a massive club, even though it’s a huge responsibility for […]

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Tags: Captain · Jamaal Lascelles · Leadership · Newcastle News · Other News

Benitez Explains What Is A New Problem For Him

September 15th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Newcastle if anything have overcompensated in the summer when we brought in 12 players and Rafa ensured that in every single position we have two top players – and sometimes more than that – pushing for a start. The Newcastle manager has about 25 players in his first team squad – all good players – and they are […]

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Tags: Coaching · Leadership · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Squad

Newcastle To Announce Big Deal Early Next Week

August 25th, 2016 · 15 Comments

News in the local press that Newcastle have offered goalkeeper Rob Elliot a massive new deal to keep him at Newcastle long term – and that should certainly keep the 30 year-old happy as he comes back from a very serious ACL knee injury. Rob was our best player last season and our Player of the Season and […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Karl Darlow · Leadership · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Surprisingly Strong Commitment From Newcastle Player

August 5th, 2016 · 8 Comments

The Shields Gazette has a good exclusive interview today with Newcastle right-back Daryl Janmaat, who famously smashed his hand again the dressing room at half time at Southampton last season in sheer frustration. Some of us thought Daryl would probably try to move away from Newcastle but it looks like he will stay and help us get […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Leadership · Newcastle News