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Former Newcastle Star Hails The Impressive Rafa Benitez

October 5th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Former Newcastle star Darren Peacock is back in Newcastle for the game between Newcastle and Manchester United Legends that will take place at Kingston Park this Sunday. Darren has been talking to the Chronicle and he has talked about how the buzz is back at Newcastle with what Rafa Benitez has been doing this season. Newcastle […]

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Our Hats Are Off To This Courageous Player This Season

October 4th, 2016 · 35 Comments

Yoan Gouffran was hardly used last season when he appeared only 8 times with 3 starts and 5 sub appearances. Yoan had no goals and no assists in those 8 appearances. Contrast that after two months of this season when Yoan has already appeared 9 times (more than last season) with 8 starts and he’s […]

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Defender On Newcastle’s Squad Being Big And Competitive

October 4th, 2016 · 12 Comments

24 year-old Scottish International Grant Hanley has played five times for Newcastle – 3 starts and 2 sub appearances – since joining us from Blackburn Rovers in August after a few weeks of negotiating with Blackburn to agree a fee. His latest sub appearance was late in Saturday’s game as Rotherham when the home side […]

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Here’s Some Stats On Newcastle So Far This Season

October 4th, 2016 · 47 Comments

As we go into another (long and boring) two week International break we have time to reflect on how Newcastle have done so far this season. Before the first International break we won an EFL cup tie at home to Cheltenham and got 9 points from the first five league games. Before the second International break […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · EFL Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Statistics

New Signing Gets Closer To Playing Regularly

October 4th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Achraf Lazaar has made just one appearance for Newcastle since joining us from Palermo in August, after he turned down an offer from Fiorentina to join them. The 16 times capped Moroccan International wanted to join Rafa Benitez at Newcastle and he was delighted to sign on at the famous Tyneside club. The 24 year-old  played […]

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Rafa – This Player Shows He’s Good Every Single Week

October 3rd, 2016 · 35 Comments

Ciaran Clark had his third solid game in a row for Newcastle at Rotherham United on Saturday – where the Millers showed they are so much better than a bottom of the league side – and as it turns out they had just lost on Tuesday night to high-flying Huddersfield by a close score of 2-1. […]

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