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Entries Tagged as 'Man of the Match'

This Man Was A Hero Last Night

February 4th, 2016 · 26 Comments

Rob Elliot showed all the fight and passion you expect from a Newcastle players last night and the 29 year-old was again our Man of the Match as he had another excellent game as his star continues to rise both at Newcastle and in the Premier League. But for Rob, who made a number of […]

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Tags: Henri Saivet · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Rob Elliot

These Were Easily Newcastle’s Best Two Players Yesterday

January 24th, 2016 · 28 Comments

One of the positive we can take out of the match yesterday at Watford – our third defeat against the Hornets this season is the form of young center-back Jamaal Lascelles who had a good game for us and he scored a good headed goal from a corner. This lad could have a good future on […]

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Tags: Jamaal Lascelles · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Rob Elliot

These Three Players Were Tops For Newcastle Yesterday

January 17th, 2016 · 33 Comments

Jonjo Shelvey was our Man of the Match yesterday (48%) and he put in a terrific performance in his debut for Newcastle and is already a popular player in what was a magic week for him last week. Second in the voting was Gini Wijnaldum (41%) who had another excellent performance for us in his […]

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

These Were Newcastle´s Best Three Players Against Man United

January 14th, 2016 · 10 Comments

Newcastle did so well to come back from 2-0 down against Manchester United on Tuesday night and one of those two goals was an absolute gift from referee Mike Dean after just 9 minutes, when he gave a very soft penalty for a supposed Mbemba hand-ball. It´s just a pity the referees are not made more accountable for […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Fabricio Coloccini · Georginio Wijnaldum · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Our Man Of The Match Should Keep His Place

January 11th, 2016 · 5 Comments

It was good to see Kevin Mbabu get a start on Saturday at Watford and he had a good game, but then why he was taken off early in the second half for Florian Thauvin we have no idea – since at the time he was playing well and giving Newcastle some much needed energy on the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Florian Thauvin · Kevin Mbabu · Man of the Match · Match Reports · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News