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Entries Tagged as 'Management'

Situation Perfect For Potential New Hero – Ashley Should Take Note

January 16th, 2017 · 7 Comments

With Dwight Gayle and Aleksandar Mitrovic out injured it’s a very good bet that Daryl Murphy will now get the big chance he’s been waiting for at Newcastle. And with Daryl’s great experience in the Championship, his professionalism and his temperament and character we think Daryl can get the job done for Newcastle and propel us forward […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Murphy · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Report Tries To Clarify Situation With Rafa And Transfers

January 15th, 2017 · 76 Comments

The Chronicle are reporting this afternoon that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is still thought to have full control of all football matters at the club. This follows a report in the Sunday People today from head sports writer Neil Moxley that Mike Ashley was disappointed with Newcastle’s transfers recently and wanted to get back to the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Midfielder – Benitez Eats, Sleeps And Breathes Football

January 13th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Jack Colback has been interviewed in the Chronicle today and he says that  Rafa Benitez is meticulous in his planning, as he prepares the team for every game on the training pitch. Jack says Rafa’s enthusiasm for the game comes through to the players every day and he says Rafa  eats, sleeps and breathes football. He […]

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Tags: Coaching · Jack Colback · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa – It’s A Massive Compeititon – We Are Trying To Win

January 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Rafa Benitez wants to win every game this season that Newcastle play, but he has a big squad with a number of players who have played very few minutes. It looks like Rafa will continue to rotate his squad and for the game at Brentford on Saturday we will be seeing a lot of the […]

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Tags: Coaching · FA Cup · Interview · Management · Newcastle News

Benitez Talks About Mitro’s Injury – Hints At Future Formation

January 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments

The really good news yesterday is that the knee injury Aleksandar Mitrovic picked up on Saturday at Birmingham City after only five minutes is not as serious as first thought. Mitro has two bad gashes on and just below his knee, but it will not keep him out of the side for long and he […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · Daryl Murphy · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa Explains His Plan For Birmingham – And What Went Wrong

January 8th, 2017 · 31 Comments

When Rafa Benitez announced his team for the game at Birmingham on Saturday and there were eight changes made, we thought it would be very difficult to win the game. We had players like Tiote, Murphy, Lazaar and Haidara who had played very little football this season and would lack match practice, even if they […]

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Tags: Coaching · FA Cup · Management · Newcastle News