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

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Darlow On How Tough It Is When You Are A Good Team

June 24th, 2016 · 45 Comments

25 year-old Karl Darlow did himself no harm at all when he came in for the injured Rob Elliot and played very well for us in those final eight games of last season. With Tim Krul and Rob Elliot still recovering from their serious ACL injuries they picked up playing for their countries last season, […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Karl Darlow · Management · Newcastle News

Newcastle Fans Win – Rafa Turned Down Big Bucks To Stay

June 24th, 2016 · 4 Comments

It turns out Rafa Benitez – as expected – received some big money offers as he was deciding whether to stay on at Newcastle over the summer and heaven knows how much he was offered to manage a club in China – but he turned that offer down to stay on Tyneside. It’s not that […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle To Sign Four Players In 7 Days – First One Imminent

June 24th, 2016 · 16 Comments

The Shields Gazette is reporting that Rafa Benitez expects his first Newcastle United signing in the next 48 hours, and there’s likely to be three more signings in the next week. Things are starting to quicken up on the transfer front as Rafa wants the new players to have a full pre-season and indeed it […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Are Favorites To Sign Scottish International Defender

June 23rd, 2016 · 73 Comments

The Sun is reporting that Newcastle are now the favorites to sign 24 year-old Scottish International defender Grant Hanley. Grant has been at Blackburn Rovers since 2008 when he signed on from Rangers as a 16 year-old Рand the center-back has now played 200 times for Rovers with 9 goals. Grant Hanley РBlackburn center-back

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Rafa Benitez Oozes Confidence And The Right Mental Attitude

June 23rd, 2016 · 78 Comments

Rafa Benitez is a confident man who is sure about his abilities as a world-class manager and we saw the effect it had on the Newcastle players last season. Moe than one of our players has said he gave them the confidence to go out and perform – and a number of our players like […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours