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Entries Tagged as 'League Cup'

Newcastle And The FA Cup – It’s All Change Under Rafa

January 6th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The FA Cup competition under Mike Ashley over the last ten years has been an utter disaster and we usually get eliminated in the third round – the very first hurdle  – in fact that’s what’s happened the last four years. So if Newcastle can beat Birmingham City tomorrow afternoon at St. Andrews it will […]

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

Rafa’s Full Record For 2016 – It’s Impressive

December 31st, 2016 · 69 Comments

Since Rafa Benitez came to Newcastle on Friday 11th March, things have looked up at the club even though he failed to save us from relegation. But we ended the season with three wins and three draws in our final six games and we beat Spurs 5-1 at home on the last day of the season in front […]

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

Rafa Benitez Is Supportive Of Players But Can Be Ruthless

November 30th, 2016 · 37 Comments

Rafa Benitez is always very supportive of his players and we saw that after the game last night when he refused to even talk about Matz Sels blunder when he couldn’t hold a shot shortly after we had gone ahead in extra time and it was an easy chance for Robert Snodgrass to smash the […]

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Tags: EFL Cup · Karl Darlow · League Cup · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot

Rafa’s Rallying Cry – We’re A Team And Must Keep Working Hard

November 30th, 2016 · 56 Comments

Newcastle goalkeeper Matz Sels is getting criticism for last night’s defeat after he could not hold onto a shot from Marcus Henriksen and the ball went to Scottish International Robert Snodgrass who gleefully slammed the ball into the net for the equalizer. That was only just after Newcastle had just taken the lead with a goal […]

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

Alan Shearer Bemoans Loss To Hull

November 30th, 2016 · 33 Comments

Alan Shearer took to Twitter after the Newcastle loss to Hull last night when we beaten 3-1 on penalties after dominating large parts of the game. We missed our chances and conceded a sloppy goal and whenever you do that it’s a recipe for losing the game. That’s what happened last night Very poor pens […]

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

Devastated Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To Sickening Loss

November 30th, 2016 · 43 Comments

We are all gutted about what happened last night, but there’s some good comments this morning on Twitter from Newcastle fans – and what most of them say is  right – basically we have to learn from the mistakes last night and move on. We cannot overreact – well not too much – other than to […]

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