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Entries Tagged as 'Match Preview'

Sels, Clark, Diame And Gayle Start At Villa Park

September 24th, 2016 · 330 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just named the Newcastle United team for today’s tough game at Villa Park and he recalls captain Jamaal Lascelles to the team and Paul Dummett returns at left-back.

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Match Preview · Newcastle News

All Change – Yedlin, Hanley, Clark, Lazaar And Murphy Start

September 20th, 2016 · 217 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just named his team for the 3rd round of the FL Cup tonight against Wolves after they surprisingly beat us 2-0 on Saturday to end our six game winning streak in all competitions and he gives starting berths to Yedlin, Lazaar and Murphy – with the last two making their debuts and […]

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

Mbemba, Diame And Gayle Return For Newcastle

September 17th, 2016 · 231 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced the team to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers this afternoon at St. James’ Park and Rafa has made only three┬áchanges.

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Match Preview · Poll

Rafa On Why It’s Difficult To Always Play Like We Did At QPR

September 17th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Today’s game at home to Wolves will not be as easy as it may look on paper. We are coming off one of our biggest road wins in our history – a 6-0 rout of QPR and Wolves are coming off a 4-0 home defeat to Barnsley. So the conventional wisdom is that we should […]

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Shearer — Rafa’s Got Newcastle Playing Some Great Stuff

September 16th, 2016 · 10 Comments

It’s been a little while since we heard Alan Shearer talk about Newcastle United and and our resurgence in form and results over the last six games. That’s after we surprisingly went down to defeats in our first two games against Fulham and Huddersfield. But those defeats emphasized what Rafa had been saying all along […]

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