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Entries Tagged as 'Management'

I’ve Learned So Much From The Incredible Rafa Benitez

October 25th, 2016 · 6 Comments

If Rafa Benitez should ever need a letter of recommendation from one of his players he should look no further than 21 year-old Isaac Hayden, who has today given a stunning assessment of his new manager who he says is simply incredible. And Isaac says he cannot believe just how much he has learned from […]

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Tags: Coaching · Isaac Hayden · Management · Newcastle News

Benitez Disputes Claim About Newcastle’s Squad

October 25th, 2016 · 6 Comments

In the last several seasons going back at least 10 years, Newcastle have had injuries to key players that left us weakened in the sides we could put oon the field. Our squad was never very deep and one reason for that was that we never had a very big squad, so that injuries to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Rotation Policy · Squad

Rafa Benitez – I Only Think About One Thing

October 24th, 2016 · 100 Comments

Rafa Benitez really has a great positive approach to football – he concentrates fully on winning the next game – that’s all he thinks about. He doesn’t dream about being top of the Championship or think about winning trophies – as he says he likes to win each game as it comes along. Whether that’s […]

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Tags: Coaching · EFL Cup · League One · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa Explains How He Keeps Players Happy

October 24th, 2016 · 11 Comments

There’s nothing quite as good as frequent communication in an organization and nothing quite as bad when no or stunted communication exists. In a number of years under Mike Ashley Newcastle fans will know what it’s like when the club didn’t communicate much at all with the fans and there are stories made up to fill […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Communication · EFL Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Rotation Policy Just Fine For This Newcastle Player

October 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Ayoze Perez was our Man of the Match on Saturday and his two goals and one from Matt Ritchie gave us a rather easy 3-0 win over Ipswich Town and kept us on top of the league and 3 points clear of second placed Brighton & Hove Albion. Perez also had a good game the Saturday before […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · EFL Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Rotation Policy

Rafa Careful This Does Not Impact Newcastle’s Promotion Drive

October 23rd, 2016 · 11 Comments

Before every game Rafa Benitez has got this blog well-trained and we always say the game will be a tough one,  because you just never know in the Championship and the games against Fulham, Huddersfield and Wolves were shockers and Newcastle were not supposed to lose those games – but we did. Starting off with two […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League