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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'Match Preview'

Sels, Sterry, Aarons And Gayle All Start At Lokeren

July 23rd, 2016 · 121 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has just announced the starting team for this our third preseason friendly against KSC Lokeren at the Daknamstadion Stadium. Rafa makes four changes to the starting side from Wednesday night at Doncaster. Newcastle (4-3-3): Matz Sels; Daryl Janmaat, Chancel Mbemba, Jamaal Lascelles (c), Jamie Sterry; Vurnon Anita, Isaac Hayden, Jack Colback; Ayoze […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season

Newcastle Make Three Changes For Tottenham

May 15th, 2016 · 164 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced the Newcastle team today for what could his final game in charge of Newcastle United, as we host Tottenham Hotspur in our final Premier League game for at least 15 months, after we were relegated last Wednesday night.

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Tags: Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League · Press

Unchanged Team For Vital Game At Aston Villa

May 7th, 2016 · 371 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced the team to play Aston Villa this afternoon and it’s an unchanged side from the side that beat Crystal Palace 1-0 last Saturday – with Gini Wijnaldum holding his place in midfield.

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Tags: Coaching · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League

Rafa Warns Against These Potential Problems Against Villa

May 6th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Rafa Benitez held his press conference today for the game at Villa Park tomorrow – and he seems a little worried the Newcastle players may be complacent and not be focusing enough on what will be a tough game for us tomorrow. Forget about Aston Villa already being relegated and losing 11 games on the trot – […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League · Press Conference

Wijnaldum Starts For Newcastle Against Palace

April 30th, 2016 · 275 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced his Newcastle side for the important home game against Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace this afternoon and as we had expected in comes Gini Wijnaldum for Ayoze Perez as the one change to the team that did so well in fighting back last week against Liverpool.

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League