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Entries Tagged as 'Man of the Match'

These Were Newcastle’s Best Five Players On Saturday

August 31st, 2015 · 30 Comments

Tim Krul has come right back into top form under Steve McClaren, after having a poor time of it under interim coach John Carver last season, and Tim again made a number of top class saves on Saturday against Arsenal, just as he had at Old Trafford. And Chancel Mbemba was back at center-back, with Steven […]

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Tags: Coaching · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Tim Krul

88% Think He Was Man Of The Match Against Northampton

August 26th, 2015 · 12 Comments

It was one of those times when the winner of the Man of the Match award for last night’s game wouldn’t be in any doubt, after Florian Thauvin had a very productive (and great) game in his first start for Newcastle,  when he scored one goal and had three assists – so was involved in every […]

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Tags: Capital One Cup · Florian Thauvin · League Cup · Man of the Match · Newcastle News

Poll – Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player Against Northampton?

August 25th, 2015 · 57 Comments

Let us know who you think was Newcastle’s best player tonight in the good 4-1 win over Northampton Town in front of a very decent crowd,  just short of 30,000 at St. James’ Park. Mike Williamson thank you to Florian Thauvin after Mike scored 4th goal

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Tags: Capital One Cup · League Cup · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll

There Was Only One Man Of The Match Yesterday

August 23rd, 2015 · 211 Comments

Fabricio Coloccini showed yesterday that he can still be a top center-back in the Premier League, and he used all his vast experience, skill and guile to keep out Manchester United as the Argentine International played a fabulous game at the back for Newcastle – a real captain’s game by a player who leads by example […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Newcastle To Move On From Swansea Hammering

August 18th, 2015 · 148 Comments

After the game on Saturday at the Liberty Stadium, it was disappointing to come away with a 2-0 defeat, but in truth we were very lucky to get away with that scoreline. It could (should?) have been a  much bigger defeat after Daryl Janmaat was sent off after 41 minutes for two yellows cards for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor

First Man Of The Match Award For This Player

August 16th, 2015 · 56 Comments

Cancel Mbemba is our Man of the Match for yesterday’s poor display at Swansea, when we were very much second best and went down 2-0, but that scoreline doesn’t tell of Swansea’s dominance, and of course it didn’t help that Daryl Janmaat was sent off in the first half after 41 minutes. That was the […]

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Tags: Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League