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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle U23'

Rafa Demands Results At All Levels Of Newcastle

March 17th, 2017 · No Comments

Last season Newcastle had a losing mentality and they got that from losing so many games under head coach Steve McClaren. When Steve was finally fired in March of last year after managing 28 PL games, we had lost 16 of those games and won only 6 – a 57% loss rate and a 21% […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23

Newcastle Linked With Talented St Etienne Defender

March 13th, 2017 · 68 Comments

There are reports in France that Newcastle want to sign 18 year-old Saint Etienne defender Mickael Nade this summer. The 18-year-old has a contract at the French club that runs out this summer and it looks like Newcastle are moving in quickly to offer the player good terms and have him move to Tyneside in […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Newcastle Youth · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Our New Signing – Everything Great At Newcastle – But For This

February 17th, 2017 · 6 Comments

18 year-old Spanish striker Victor Fernandez is our new January signing and he’s been in good form since he arrived and is due to play this afternoon against Blackburn in the Premier League 2 game for the U23 team. Last Monday he starred in Newcastle’s 4-0 hammering of Bristol City when the teenager scored one […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Newcastle Youth · Victor Fernandez

Why Newcastle Youngsters Love To Train With Rafa

February 8th, 2017 · 12 Comments

There’s been an interview with development manager Peter Beardsley on his views about his boss, who also happens to be the Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez. It’s fair to say that Peter likes Rafa a lot. But Beardsley has also talked about the youngsters who come into the first team training now and again – and […]

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Newcastle Signing Top Young Players Under The Radar

February 7th, 2017 · 57 Comments

With the signing of 18-year-old Victor Fernandez last Friday, Newcastle are quietly signing some top young players this season and they are doing it fairly quietly as Rafa wants to build up the quality of Peter Beardsley’s development squad. The photo below is one of the pictures Victor’s former Spanish club UE Cornella issued last […]

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Tags: Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle U23 · Transfer News and Rumours

Is This A Rising New Star At Newcastle?

January 20th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Newcastle easily won the game on Wednesday night against Birmingham¬†City, but the score should never have been just 2-1 with 20 minutes to play and that ‘s what comes when you have chances to go 3-0 up and you don’t take them. Newcastle have to kill teams off when they dominate the play so much […]

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