The Newcastle United Blog

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

The Newcastle United Blog header image 4
Howay The Lads!!

Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle News'

Rafa Asks For Shearer’s Advice – How Are We Doing?

October 18th, 2016 · 35 Comments

It was obvious as soon as Rafa Benitez arrived on Tyneside that he had great respect for Alan Shearer – who is a Newcastle legend in the true sense of the word. And Rafa admitted that before he took the job at Newcastle he had talked to Alan about the club and we’re pretty sure he […]

[

Tags: Alan Shearer · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Press

Rafa Explains Why This Player Is Perfect For Newcastle

October 18th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Matt Ritchie picked up a virus and was declared unfit to play in the home game against Brentford on Saturday, but that didn’t stop him pleading with Rafa to play in the game, but the Newcastle doctor, Paul Catterson, ruled him out. And apparently on Monday morning Matt was back in Benitez’s office saying he wanted […]

[

Tags: Christian Atsu · Coaching · Management · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · nufcTV

Permanent Transfer Fast Approaching For Newcastle Player

October 18th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Newcastle signed Florian Thauvin for around £13M in the summer of last year from Marseille and it was a disastrous signing by Chief Scout Graham Carr. It came one year after another French player of similar build and similar playing style – Remy Cabella – had failed miserably in his first season on Tyneside. So […]

[

Tags: Florian Thauvin · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Winger Keen To Keep Fans Happy

October 18th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Newcastle got the job done against Brentford on Saturday and we started the game well and were two goals up after only 16 minutes and kept creating the chances, but couldn’t get a third goal in that first half. The third goal came early in the second half, but then Brentford scored and came back […]

[

Tags: Championship · Christian Atsu · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Player Warns Against Potential Problem

October 18th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Rafa Benitez talked about complacency during his press conference yesterday for the game at Barnsley tonight and he’s trying to get through to the players they must be ready for every single game this season. If we are ready and go into each game and play somewhere near our best form then we should be […]

[

Tags: Championship · Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot

Newcastle Youngster Praised By Rafa Benitez – Video

October 17th, 2016 · 102 Comments

Adam Armstrong is on loan until January at Barnsley, but of course he cannot play tomorrow night against Newcastle. However, he will be able to meet up with the lads and manager Rafa Benitez too. Adam is one of the brightest prospects we have had for a while and he’s also a local lad and […]

[

Tags: Adam Armstrong · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Poll · Video