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Entries Tagged as 'Match Preview'

Rafa Furious With Lansbury’s Play Acting – Calls For FA Action

December 2nd, 2016 · 6 Comments

Rafa Benitez was furious on the sidelines during the game and also when he talked to Sky Sports after the game. The manager was particularly displeased with Henri Lansbury – that’s the guy who falls down in the penalty box if you breathe on him. But the FA have to do something about these players […]

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Tags: Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In Tragic Loss?

December 2nd, 2016 · 12 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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Tags: Championship · Management · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll

Is This Newcastle’s Team For Crucial Game At The City Ground?

December 1st, 2016 · 45 Comments

We think Rafa will want to play quite a few of the players he started on Tuesday night at Hull for the game tomorrow night at the City Ground against Nottingham Forest. In his press conference today for the game, the Newcastle manager admitted he will have to make a few changes – how many he […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Prediction

7 Changes – Sels, Lazaar, Diame, Gouffran And Gayle All Start

November 29th, 2016 · 211 Comments

Rafa has just named his side for the EFL Cup quarter-final game at the KCOM Stadium tonight against Hull City and both Matz Sels and Achraf Lazzar are in the starting line-up – as well as Dwight Gayle.

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Tags: EFL Cup · League Cup · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll

Six Changes – Yedlin, Mbemba, Gamez, Atsu And Mitrovic Start

November 26th, 2016 · 212 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced the team for the home game against Blackburn Rovers today, where a win would create a new record of 10 successive wins at the Newcastle club. Rafa has made a number of changes today – probably to give players a rest before the League Cup quarter-final tie at Hull City […]

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Owen Coyle Gives Out Warning To Newcastle

November 25th, 2016 · 53 Comments

Owen Coyle has been talking about tomorrow’s game at Newcastle and the 50 year-old experienced manager says he is looking forward to what may be their toughest game of the season. On form and on league position we should win this game fairly easily, but things don’t always work out the way they are expected to […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Match Preview · Newcastle News