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

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Newcastle Linked With Creative Championship Star

May 27th, 2016 · 15 Comments

The Sun is reporting today that Rafa Benitez is interested in Derby County’s young star Will Hughes, and we were first linked with this talented midfielder three years ago when he was a young sensation playing for Derby. Will hardly played last season at all, because in the opening game of the season against Bolton, […]

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

Rafa Benitez’ Infectious Enthusiasm Now In Full Cry

May 27th, 2016 · 33 Comments

Rafa Benitez is the type of man who puts himself into any challenge 100%, so it’s not too surprising that he’s now really looking forward to the challenge of a 46 game season in the Championship with Newcastle next season. There will be plenty of coaching for Rafa to do before the season ends next May when […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

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

These Are The Players Rafa Could Release This Summer

May 27th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Rafa Benitez was introduced on Wednesday night as the new Newcastle manager after two weeks of negotiations with Newcastle – and there was a huge sigh of relief coming from Newcastle fans that we could even hear over here in North Carolina. 🙂 As well as his press conference, Rafa gave a few interviews and […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Benitez Calms Any Fears At Newcastle

May 26th, 2016 · 50 Comments

Rafa Benitez has already come in for some criticism from the national press in England, this time  it’s because he has no experience in managing in England’s lower leagues, as he takes on the challenge of getting Newcastle United promoted straight back to the Premier League next season. But those people – the supposed experts […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League