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Entries Tagged as 'Man of the Match'

Our Two Best Players Yesterday Were Simply Superb

February 12th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Rafa Benitez had rested his captain Jamaal Lascelles last week against Derby to give the 23 year-old a rest and he had also put in some so-so performances of late. After the game yesterday Rafa had said it was to protect the 23 year-old after some of the fans had been giving him a bit […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Jamaal Lascelles · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll

These Were Newcastle’s Best Four Players Yesterday

January 22nd, 2017 · 140 Comments

It’s not surprising that with another brace yesterday that  in-form Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie is our Man of the Match in the excellent 4-0 win against Rotherham United yesterday at St. James’ Park. Matt scored the second and fourth goals for Newcastle and with the other goals coming from Daryl Murphy and Ayoze Perez –  in the […]

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Tags: Championship · DeAndre Yedlin · Man of the Match · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News

Newcasle Back On Top With Second Ritchie Brace In Four Days

January 21st, 2017 · 12 Comments

Matt Ritchie has scored four goals in four days for Newcastle to take his total for the season to 10 goals and that’s now half of what top goalscorer Dwight Gayle has in the league this season. And we easily won the game this afternoon by 4-0 against bottom the league side Rotherham United. Derby […]

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Tags: Championship · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll

This Is Our Man Of The Match – He’s Back

January 19th, 2017 · 88 Comments

The big talking point about the game last night was how Jonjo Shelvey came back into the Newcastle side after missing the last five games through suspension and he completely ran the show until he tired a little bit in the second half. Jonjo seemed determined to make up for his absence and basically set […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · Man of the Match · Match Reports · Poll

Ritchie Brace – Wonder Gouffran Strike – Newcastle Win 3-1

January 18th, 2017 · 7 Comments

We must say we were a little bit shocked at the team tonight but no need to worry as Newcastle – with 8 changes from the side that beat Brentford 2-1 on Saturday basically cruised through this FA Cup tie and won 3-1. although we may hard work of things when Birmingham got their goal […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Man of the Match · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Poll

Our Man Of The Match – He’s Still Improving

January 17th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Karl Darlow has had a great season so far and it’s strange that his season is reflecting that of Rob Elliot last term, when Rob came in after Tim Krul was injured and became Newcastle’s best player. A similar think is happening with Karl in the absence of Rob though injury – and the 26 […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Daryl Murphy · Karl Darlow · Man of the Match · Newcastle News