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Rafa Benitez Stands By His Star Player

January 20th, 2017 · 3 Comments

There’s a report in the Mail following the 3-1 win against Birmingham City on Wednesday night where Rafa Benitez stands up for Jonjo Shelvey, whom he made captain for the night in the absence of Jamaal Lascelles. Jonjo had an excellent game in his comeback from a five game suspension for an FA misconduct charge he […]

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Tags: Discipline · FA Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Need This Player On Form Tonight

January 18th, 2017 · 43 Comments

Ayoze Perez started the game on Saturday in the good 2-1 win at Brentford and he played very well and set up the winning goal for Daryl Murphy with an expert cross from the left wing with his right foot that was inch perfect for the big Irishman to brilliantly head home. Ayoze looked very […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Coaching · FA Cup · Other News

Rafa Benitez Very Clear – I Want To Manage Newcastle My Way

January 17th, 2017 · 30 Comments

Rafa Benitez didn’t say too much during his press conference today, but in other interviews he has opened up more about what he wants to do at Newcastle and basically he says he wants to be able to manage the club his way. He also says that if he cannot he cannot – whatever that exactly […]

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

Some Surprising News For Newcastle

January 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments

There are reports in Holland today that Ajax are considering ending the season-long loan of Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul after Tim has yet to play for the Ajax first team this season. Tim was supposed to go to Ajax and play in the first team this season as he gets back form his devastating knee injury he […]

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Tags: Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Other News · Tim Krul

Why Mike Ashley Will Not Upset The Apple Cart At Newcastle

January 17th, 2017 · 43 Comments

There is some concern after the Sunday People report a couple of days ago that Mike Ashley may be getting too involved again at Newcastle and he may introduce his old failed transfer system of only signing players who are 26 years old or younger, so they have sell-on value. Certainly the report on Sunday […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Chris Hughton Has Warning For Newcastle

January 16th, 2017 · 45 Comments

Brighton finally lost a game – at Preston on Saturday – and Chris admitted that the home side were the better team on the day and deserved their 2-0 win. But Brighton missed a penalty and with a bit of luck could have still got something out of the game. But they didn’t and that allowed […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Other News