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Entries Tagged as 'Management'

Alan Shearer – Rafa Is Doing An Excellent Job At Newcastle

December 4th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Alan Shearer has talked about the job Rafa Benitez has been doing at Newcastle this season and even after a bad spell, Alan thinks the manager is doing an excellent job at the club. The interview was with Coral and took place before Friday night’s game at Nottingham Forest, which was a bizarre game with some […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Forest Manager In Huge Compliment To Newcastle Side

December 4th, 2016 · 85 Comments

Before the game on Friday night Nottingham Forest’s French manager Philippe Montanier had talked about meeting Rafa Benitez at a conference a few years back and how he had talked with the world-class manager – and he seemed to be a fan of Rafa Benitez has won three European titles (Two Europa Leagues and one […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Debate Raging in Scotland Over Ian Cathro’s Suitability

December 4th, 2016 · 1 Comment

There are question marks and a debate raging in Scotland about the suitability of Newcastle assistant coach Ian Cathro and whether he will be a success if he gets the manager job at Heart of Midlothian, as expected. Hearts Director of Football Craig Levein is said to have already made a move for the 30 year-old, […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

This Is A Really Big Week Coming Up For Newcastle

December 4th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Eight days ago – which is a week in Beatles’ time – we were all on a huge high and were expecting Newcastle to create a new club record of 10 wins in a row when we played 3rd bottom Blackburn at home. 90% of our fans in our pre-match poll thought we would win […]

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Tags: Championship · Jonjo Shelvey · Management · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett

After Some Moaning And Groaning We Need To Buckle Down

December 3rd, 2016 · 31 Comments

We’ll have to moan and groan for a bit yet, after that shocking display from referee Stephen Martin last night, but in the cold light of day it was still another 3 points lost and our third defeat in 6 days. Yesterday was not a good day – I got some bad personal news too, so […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In Tragic Loss?

December 2nd, 2016 · 14 Comments

It was a crazy game tonight at the City Ground but the bottom line is that we lost our 3rd game in a row in just six games and our second successive league defeat. Rafa said things can change quickly in the Championship and he’;s right and we could be second top of the league […]

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