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Rafa – We Respect Teams – It Will Be Very Exciting – Level Is Higher

June 22nd, 2016 · 94 Comments

Rafa Benitez has reacted to Newcastle’s 46 game fixture list released at 9:00 am this morning and the lads will kick off their Championship season with a televised game on Friday night, 5th August at Fulham. Our first home game is 8 days later  on 13th August at St. James’ Park against Huddersfield Town. Rafa Benitez […]

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Championship Fixtures Announced – Geordie Fans Upbeat

June 22nd, 2016 · 77 Comments

It’s really strange but when the fixtures for the Championship were announced earlier today most Newcastle fans were buzzing and were even looking forward to trips to quaint places like Burton Albion. It’s the Rafa effect, with fans convinced the Spanish manager will turn things around at Newcastle and get us straight back up next May and not only […]

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Tags: Championship · Fixtures · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Newcastle Begin Championship On 5th August At Fulham

June 22nd, 2016 · 22 Comments

Newcastle will play Fulham in the first game of the Championship season at Craven Cottage on Friday night. 5th August, and it will be a good test of how Newcastle will perform away from home next season. In fact it will be a good first test for Newcastle in England’s second division. So our season […]

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Here’s Newcastle’s Main Competition In The Championship

June 21st, 2016 · 77 Comments

There’s a good article in the Chronicle today with Bet365’s Steve Freeth, who talks all about why Newcastle are red-hot favorites to not only get promoted at the first attempt in the coming season, but why we are 9/4 to win the Championship. We hope Steve is right about that and he believes Newcastle will walk away with […]

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Another Reported Benitez Conflict Debunked

June 20th, 2016 · 62 Comments

We’ve been surprised that Rafa Benitez has looked quite a warm personality since he joined Newcastle United and the thing we remember when he was at Liverpool was that he was reported to be detached from his players. Steven Gerrard’s comments that he never told him he had played well during Rafa’s Liverpool stay also stands […]

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