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

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Gayle Goal Gives Newcastle 1-0 Hard Earned Win

August 20th, 2016 · 36 Comments

It was a goal after 20 minutes from Newcastle number 9 Dwight Gayle that gave Newcastle their first clean sheet of the season, a second successive win and our first win on the road since last December. The lads held firm under considerable pressure from the home side to win by that single goal this afternoon. […]

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Tags: Match Reports · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll

Lascelles, Diame, Colback, Clark And Gouffran Start

August 20th, 2016 · 387 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced his team for the second away game of the season at Bristol City today and captain Jamaal Lascelles returns to the starting line-up and partners Chancel Mbemba at center-back.

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Match Preview · Newcastle News

It’s An Away Game Today – So It’s Worrying

August 20th, 2016 · 47 Comments

Since Rafa came into the club he has presided over 13 competitive games and 6 of those have been away games. Of those six we have lost 4 and drawn 2, so we still have to get a win away from home under Rafa – so maybe today at Bristol City? Certainly if we are […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Rafa Gives His Verdict On New Goalkeeper

August 20th, 2016 · 30 Comments

In the absence of Tim Krul and Rob Elliot, newly arrived Matz Sels has won the starting position in goal over Karl Darlow, who has played many games in the Championship for Nottingham Forest. Rafa Benitez has taken time out to talk about the new Belgium goalkeeper and how he has performed so far this season. Matz […]

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Tags: Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Analyzes Today’s Opponents – Bristol City

August 20th, 2016 · 7 Comments

In their first two games of the season Bristol City beat Wigan 2-1 at home and then beat Burton Albion 2-1 away before narrowly losing 1-0 last Tuesday night at Norwich City. They are 8th in the Championship table with 6 points and Newcastle would overtake them with a win this afternoon.

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