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Entries Tagged as 'League Cup'

The Good News – Bad News So Far This Season

September 22nd, 2016 · 49 Comments

The good news is that we have won seven of ten total games played, so that’s a 70% win rate and good in anybody’s book. The bad news with Newcastle so far is that we have lost three of our first eight league games in all competitions. Compared to how we did six years ago […]

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Tags: Championship · League Cup · Newcastle News · Other News · Records

What Rafa Told The Players At Half Time On Tuesday Night

September 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rafa Benitez made 8 changes to the side on Tuesday night that had lamely lost 2-0 to Wolves last Saturday afternoon, but one surprise was a player he left in the side – Jonjo Shelvey – ho had a poor game last Saturday. At the time the team was announced we wondered if this was […]

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Tags: Championship · EFL Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · League Cup · Newcastle News · Poll

Newcastle Get Preston At Home In 4th Round Of EFL Cup

September 21st, 2016 · 44 Comments

Newcastle have drawn Championship club Preston at home in the 4th round of the EFL (League) Cup. Sunderland got Southampton away. Ties will be played week starting Monday, 24th October and it just so happens we are at Deepdale in the league on Saturday 29th October so like with Wolves we will play Preston North […]

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Tags: EFL · EFL Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News

Rafa On What Newcastle Learned And How The Team Played

September 21st, 2016 · 79 Comments

Newcastle did well to come back last night and have a fairly convincing 2-0 win against Wolves and move into the last 16 of the EFL (League) Cup and the draw for the 4th round is at around 9:30 pm tonight – so we’ll see who we get int he next round. Rafa, the coaches […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · EFL · EFL Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News

Completely New Defense Does The Trick For Newcastle

September 21st, 2016 · 16 Comments

Newcastle¬†are back on track again and the performance last night against Wolves was so much better than on Saturday – and certainly Rafa didn’t mess around with his selection as he made 8 changes to the side that lost so poorly on Saturday. Rafa brought in a whole new defense with Karl Darlow getting a […]

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Tags: Coaching · EFL · EFL Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News