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Newcastle Still Short Of First Team Friendlies In Pre-Season

June 23rd, 2016 · 59 Comments

Newcastle United announced their third pre-season first team friendly today and Dutch Eredivisie side Vitesse will visit St. James’ Park in their final pre-season friendly of the summer the weekend before we visit Fulham on Friday 5th August, to start the long Championship season. The game will be played on Saturday, 30th July, for a […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Management · Newcastle News · Pre-Season

Are Newcastle’s Four Signings Some Of These Eight Players?

June 23rd, 2016 · 19 Comments

Some good news this morning from Rafa Benitez that Newcastle are close to making four signings – and the deals are basically done but loose ends need to be tied up. So given that, we wonder who the four new players could be and whether Rafa will be making any loan deals for next season? […]

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

Rafa – We Have Three Or Four Signings Ready To Close

June 23rd, 2016 · 12 Comments

There was some good news today from Rafa Benitez and while he says it’s been difficult with the Euros going on to get players through the door,  Newcastle are close to signing three or four players. With the pre-season training starting next Tuesday, then if we close say four deals for players coming in over the […]

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

This Newcastle Youngster Will Score Goals In Any Team

June 23rd, 2016 · 31 Comments

Newcastle’s two current England U19 Internationals are goalkeeper Freddie Woodman and local striker Adam Armstrong, who is currently nursing a thigh injury he picked up playing for England in Mexico. We are hoping that injury is not too serious and will not hamper his pre-season too much, as he will try to impress Rafa Benitez […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Other News

Benitez – Hard Work Is Just Starting – We Must Have Passion

June 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rafa Benitez is meticulous in his preparation for games and since he doesn’t know too much about the Championship clubs, he has been trying to fix that by finding out as much as he can about the teams this summer. In addition to that throughout the season Rafa will have people at the Championship games reporting […]

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