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Entries Tagged as 'Man of the Match'

Our Man Of The Match Can Become A Real Newcastle Star

August 28th, 2016 · 54 Comments

Jonjo Shelvey had a good game yesterday and Rafa Benitez seems to be willing to start him at home as Newcastle look to attack at St. James’ Park. Yesterday he was our Man of the Match with 29% of the vote edging out Yoan Gouffran (20%) who had yet another good game fort Newcastle and is […]

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Tags: Jonjo Shelvey · Man of the Match · Match Reports · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News · Poll · Yoan Gouffran

Our Man Of The Match Could Become A Star Very Quickly

August 22nd, 2016 · 10 Comments

We never fancied Dwight Gayle much when we saw him play for Crystal Palace – and when he was signed for £10M in the summer, we were certainly willing to give the lad a chance, but didn’t think he was a particularly good signing. All change – please. So maybe we were completely wrong – again […]

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Tags: Dwight Gayle · Man of the Match · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Yoan Gouffran

Who Was Your Man Of The Match For Newcastle?

August 20th, 2016 · 25 Comments

We really needed the win today at Bristol City against a good looking home side in what was a pulsating game in front of the biggest crowd at Ashton Gate for 26 years.. A goal from Dwight Gayle after 20 minutes – his fourth of the season – did the trick for Newcastle in the 1-0 […]

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

These Were Newcastle’s Best Three Players Against Reading

August 18th, 2016 · 8 Comments

We saw some good performances from the Newcastle players last night,  and especially in the second half,  which is reminiscent back in the early days when Rafa first arrived. The team always seemed to improve in the second half and that’s probably because Rafa reads the game well and adjusts the team at half time. We had […]

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Tags: Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Isaac Hayden · Man of the Match · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Yohan Cabaye

Who Was Newcastle’s Man Of The Match In 4-1 Win?

August 17th, 2016 · 58 Comments

Two goals from Dwight Gayle (69, 89) and one each from Isaac Hayden (20) and Matt Ritchie (penalty 50) gave Newcastle a comfortable 4-1 win tonight against Reading. But it wasn’t until after Ciaran Clark who was making his debut had given away a penalty in stoppage time in the first half – we have now […]

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