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Entries Tagged as 'Man of the Match'

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

These Were Newcastle’s Five Best Players Yesterday

August 10th, 2015 · 33 Comments

There has been an awful lot of support come in for Gini Wijnaldum today in our Man of the Match poll, after Jack Colback had been leading the poll last night. But Gini has 31% of the vote with almost 5,000 readers voting and as well as scoring a great goal on his debut, he’s also […]

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