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Rafa Benitez Wins Award – Manager Of The Month

November 11th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been awarded October’s Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month award. This is the first Manager of the Month award for Rafa after he led Newcastle to five wins in five games for the month of October and to the top of the Championship table. Benitez beat out Brighton’s Chris […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Dwight Gayle · EFL · Manager of the Month · Newcastle News · Other News

The Belief Has Come Back To Newcastle – Thank You Rafa

November 10th, 2016 · 9 Comments

When Rafa Benitez was negotiating for a full 10 days in mid-May to try to get the world-class manager Rafa Benitez to stay with Newcastle after we were relegated, it was tense times indeed for  the long-suffering Newcastle fans. We had been relegated, but you wouldn’t have really known it, as the Newcastle fans wanted […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Shelvey Charge Is Serious – Could Be Big Blow To Newcastle

November 8th, 2016 · 4 Comments

The FA charge of misconduct for using abusive and/or insulting words towards an opponent could produce a ban of anywhere from four to eight games for Newcastle’s Jonjo Shelvey – and that would be a big blow for Newcastle to miss the player’s creativity for that number of games. The real worrying bit of the FA […]

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Tags: Ban · FA · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle A Really Good Place To Be The Moment

November 8th, 2016 · 26 Comments

Rob Elliot is recovering from his serious ACL injury he picked up while playing for the Republic Ireland in late March and while he’s now fully fit physically, he may need to get some match practice in the U-23 side before he is ready again for the Newcastle first team. Rob is delighted to be at […]

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Tags: Injuries · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Other News · Rob Elliot

Jonjo Shelvey Charged By FA

November 8th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association and it’s for  an incident which occurred in the closing stages of Newcastle’s Championship game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday, September 17. That’s the game we surprisingly lost 2-0 at St. James’ Park and it seems odd that the charge has only been […]

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

Top Leeds Player Injured – Likely To Miss Newcastle Game

November 8th, 2016 · 27 Comments

The Yorkshire Evening Post are reporting that 25 year-old Leeds United midfielder Stuart Dallas has withdrawn from the Northern Ireland for Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan, because he has picked up a calf injury. Dallas was initially injured during Northern Ireland’s 4-0 win over San Marino last month (October 8th) and he hasn’t played for […]

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Tags: Championship · Injuries · International break · International News · Newcastle News · Other News