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Entries Tagged as 'Management'

More Potential Bad News For Newcastle

February 26th, 2017 · 10 Comments

The Mirror is reporting again this morning on some potential bad news for Newcastle as they say some Chinese Super League clubs are ready to make Rafa Benitez the highest-paid manager in the world. The Mirror report is that they are willing to offer Rafa over ­£30M a year if he leaves Newcastle in the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financials · Management · Newcastle News

Another 2 Home Points Dropped To A Relegation Side

February 26th, 2017 · 7 Comments

The last time we had a home draw that had Newcastle fans near 90% thinking we would win the game was at home to 3rd bottom Blackburn on November 26th and we managed to lose that one 1-0 to end a 9 game winning streak. Yesterday against a side without their top scorer somehow managed to […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

He’s A Great Guy To Go Into Battle With – A Wealth Of Experience

February 25th, 2017 · 54 Comments

DeAndre Yedlin met with the press yesterday just before Rafa’s press conference at 1:00 pm and the 23 year-old American full-back talked about what Rafa has been telling them about the game this afternoon against Bristol City. It looks an easy game on paper, but as we all know that’s when there can be some […]

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Tags: Championship · DeAndre Yedlin · Management · Newcastle News · Press Conference

Bristol City Will Be Difficult – Could Be Banana Skin

February 25th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Newcastle will play Bristol City this afternoon at St. James’ Park and with the opposition being 4th bottom of the league table we are expected to win the game fairly easily. We hope that happens of course but in the past we haven’t done well at home against some lowly placed teams – like Wolves […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa Supports This Player – Shows Man-Management Brilliance

February 25th, 2017 · 3 Comments

There have been many rumors surrounding Aleksandar Mitrovic leaving Newcastle this summer and Rafa Benitez addressed that in his press conference yesterday. He suggested the reason for that was that his agents were interested in doing business in the summer. Of course that would also mean they can make some money for themselves if Mitro moves […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News

If Newcastle Promoted This Is What We Can Look Forward To

February 24th, 2017 · 4 Comments

There are some Premier League facts going around the Internet today with Rafa having the 4th highest win rate in Premier League history as a manager. So we will have to keep hoping he’s managing Newcastle United there next season and we can hopefully look forward to winning some games – let’s say a lot […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League