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Entries Tagged as 'Management'

What Di Matteo Thinks Of Benitez As A Manager

September 23rd, 2016 · 20 Comments

Roberto Di Matteo had his press conference yesterday for the game tomorrow with Newcastle at Villa Park –  and he said he wasn’t all that surprised that Rafa eventually decided to stay on at Newcastle even though  we were relegated. It was a decision that shocked a lot of pundits including Alan Shearer, who kept telling […]

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

Here’s A Strong Newcastle Side For Aston Villa

September 23rd, 2016 · 27 Comments

Rafa Benitez made eight changes to the side that were beaten last Saturday against Wolves and the team on Tuesday night looked a lot better than the team of last Saturday. We lost to two poor goals in the league last Saturday, but won rather easily by the same scoreline 2-0 in the EFL Cup […]

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

Newcastle Star – It’s A Massive Game – We Need 3 Points

September 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

It will be a tough game at Villa Park tomorrow afternoon even though Aston Villa under new manager Roberto Di Matteo have made a slow start to life in the Championship and are currently in 18th place in the league with 8 points from the first 8 games and only one win. But Aston Villa […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News · Other News

Former Player On Who Is Key To Promotion For Newcastle

September 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

Scott Sellars played for Newcastle and the great Kevin Keegan for a couple of years from 1993 and he was part of Newcastle’s successful Division One winning side of 1992-1993 when we amassed 96 points in the 46 games and won the league by 8 points from West Ham United. That was the first season […]

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How Pardew Just Gave Up On Promising Teenager At Newcastle

September 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

When Gael Bigirimana first arrived at Newcastle from Coventry City for £1M in the summer of 2012 as an 18 year-old, he was looked upon as being a top young player who could improve at Newcastle. And certainly in that first season when we were in the Europa League he did look a very good player […]

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Tags: Coaching · Gael Bigirimana · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours