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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Newcastle Have Already Picked Up Their First Injury

June 18th, 2016 · 40 Comments

There’s some bad news already for Newcastle, with young 19 year-old striker Adam Armstrong picking up an injury playing for the England U-19 side. The Chronicle is reporting the local lad  picked up a thigh injury playing in Mexico and that could end any participation for him in the European U19 tournament  that will take place next month. […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · England News · European Competition · Injuries · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Will Go For Broke Next Season

June 18th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Rafa Benitez wants to keep the majority of his squad for next season and he will only sell some of his good players – Moussa Sissoko, Gini Wijnaldum and Daryl Janmaat are three possibilities – on two conditions. One is that Newcastle’s high valuations of their stars are met and the second is that we can get […]

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Tags: Championship · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Rafa Talks About The Great Opportunity At Newcastle

June 18th, 2016 · 16 Comments

It’s not surprising that Rafa Benitez has been working around the clock this summer to get things ready for what will be a crucial season for Newcastle next season in the Championship, when job one is to get one of those two automatic promotion places. We’ll take promotion via the knockout stage between the next four teams […]

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Tags: Coaching · Facilities · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Other News · Training Ground · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Have Shortest Odds Ever To Win Championship

June 17th, 2016 · 24 Comments

We suppose it’s the Rafa Benitez effect, but once the former Real Madrid manager agreed to stay on Tyneside for next season,  Newcastle’s odds of being promoted and the odds of winning the Championship outright both shortened significantly. On SkyBet Newcastle are 4/6 odds on to get promoted with Aston Villa  and Norwich next at 100/30. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Spanish International Praises The Great Rafa Benitez

June 17th, 2016 · 9 Comments

24 year-old Lucas Vazquez had a bit of a breakthrough season last term and he can thank Rafa Benitez for that. When Rafa arrived at the club last summer he put Lucas into the first team squad after he had spent a season on loan at Espanyol in Barcelona. Lucas played 33 games last season for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Euro 2016 · European Champions League · Management · Newcastle News · Other News