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Rafa Laments Loss Of Midfielder But Praises Returning Star

February 18th, 2017 · 1 Comment

It was bad news for Newcastle fans when they heard yesterday that Isaac Hayden was undergoing surgery  on his injured ankle and when asked how long he would be out Rafa Benitez said about four weeks. And at the same time he said Vurnon Anita had participated in the training session and it is exactly […]

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Tags: Championship · Injuries · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Surgery · Vurnon Anita

Benitez And Conte Show Real Class As Managers And Men

February 18th, 2017 · 5 Comments

At their press conferences the experienced managers such as Rafa Benitez and Antonio Conte are often asked about certain news stories going on in the media and what they think about them. Yesterday in Rafa’s press conference for the game at home to Aston Villa on Monday night, he was asked about Arsene Wenger’s situation at Arsenal, […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Press Conference

Mohamed Diame Considering His Future

February 17th, 2017 · 34 Comments

Mo Diame has 32 caps with one goal for Senegal and was in the Senegal squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon in January and played one full game for them in the tournament. But today he has revealed he is considering his International future at 29 years of age, after he made […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Championship · International News · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News

Newcastle Fans React To Hayden Out For Half The Games Left

February 17th, 2017 · 38 Comments

With the surprising news today that Isaac Hayden will be out for a month after undergoing surgery on his ankle, Newcastle fans have reacted to the bad news on Twitter. That’s a massive seven games he will be out for and in that time we have to play at Brighton, Huddersfield and Reading in successive […]

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Tags: Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Twitter

Maybe This Talented Utility Man Can Fill In For Isaac Hayden

February 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments

It was disappointing news today in Rafa’s press conference that Isaac Hayden is out for four weeks after having surgery on his injured ankle. But on the other hand he’s been playing through the pain barrier for too long so to have the surgery is good. It’s a chronic injury so it needs to be […]

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Tags: Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Isaac Hayden · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita

Rafa Has Bad News – Good News On Injuries

February 17th, 2017 · 20 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just completed his press conference for the Championship game against Aston Villa at St. James’ Park on Monday night and some disappointing news on Isaac Hayden, who has been ruled out for 4 weeks after having an ankle operation. His ankle has been troubling him for some time now and it’s a […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference