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Entries Tagged as 'Medical'

Benitez To Increase Backroom Staff In Vital Area

June 25th, 2016 · 7 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting today that Rafa Benitez will appoint additional medical staff next week and that is part of the manger’s efforts to vastly improve the club’s injury record, which over the last 10 years has been little short of disastrous. The club have continually topped the Premier League injury table every season and last season […]

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Tags: Coaching · Facilities · Injuries · Medical · Newcastle News · Other News

He’s A Lucky Man – Now On His Way To A Complete Recovery

May 30th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Back on May 20th David Ginola was a man close to death – and there was some confusion about his condition as he had collapsed during a charity football game in the south of France. The great news today is that David Ginola is back home again and on his way to a full recovery. […]

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Good News From Goalkeeper Rob Elliot

May 29th, 2016 · 87 Comments

Rob Elliot didn’t just play great for us last season, when he came into the side for the injured Tom Krul and was our Player of the Season but he’s also a brave lad and a leader. Rob’s had that dodgy thigh of his that was always threatening to go and he would be out of […]

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Tags: Injuries · Medical · Newcastle News · Premier League · Rob Elliot

These Are The First Changes Rafa Will Make At Newcastle

May 27th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez was with Managing Director Lee Charnley yesterday and started to put into action some of the changes he has recommended at the club, following his nine weeks in charge at the end of last season. Two of those areas are the Benton training facilities and the Youth Academy, so it […]

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Tags: Coaching · Facilities · Fitness · Medical · Newcastle News · Training Ground

If Rafa Can Do This – It Will Be A Huge Step Forward

May 22nd, 2016 · 111 Comments

For at least ten years now, one of the things that have stopped Newcastle from having competition for places all over the pitch is our terrible injury record – and we are always top of the Injury League in the Premier League. There’s something wrong somewhere in the way Newcastle deal with injuries and we […]

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Tags: Championship · Illness · Injuries · Medical · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League