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Entries Tagged as 'Leadership'

Captain – Whatever Rafa Says We Agree With It

January 27th, 2017 · 57 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles has been one of the success stories of the season so far and ever since Rafa Benitez came in last March 11th he almost immediately saw the potential and leadership of Jamaal and started playing him in the first team. That was a huge change from the way Steve McClaren had handled him […]

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Steven Gerrrard Talks About The Inspirational Rafa Benitez

December 18th, 2016 · 1 Comment

It’s the greatest comeback in Champions League history, the way Liverpool were 3-0 down at half time in the final of 2005 when they played AC Milan in Istanbul. Then the miracle of Istanbul happened and Liverpool, led quite brilliantly by captain Steven Gerrard, came back in that second half to draw the game 3-3 […]

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Tags: Championship · European Champions League · European Competition · Leadership · Newcastle News

Kevin Nolan – Rafa Has The Buzz Back At Newcastle

December 16th, 2016 · Comments Off on Kevin Nolan – Rafa Has The Buzz Back At Newcastle

Kevin Nolan was one of the drivers of Newcastle’s last promotion drive and although he wasn’t the captain at the time his leadership drove Newcastle forward seven years ago and he ended up Player of the Season in the Championship. Kevin was on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT yesterday and thinks it will […]

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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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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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