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Benitez Working To Improve Abysmal Injury Record

June 12th, 2016 · 14 Comments

One of the many problems Newcastle have had over the last decade is the number of injuries we pick up every season – and that only weakens the team we can put out every week in the games. Nothing that we have seen has been done to get to grips with what is a definite […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Training Ground

Why Rafa Benitez Called Up The Local Paper

June 12th, 2016 · 7 Comments

When Steve McClaren was introduced as the new head coach last June, only the preferred media were invited to his first press conference – Sky Sports and The Mirror – and that annoyed other local journalists – and rightly so. And the comments on that were that McClaren did nothing to change that nonsense. But did […]

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Former Star – Newcastle In Good Hands Now – Success Assured

June 11th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Kieron Dyer played for Newcastle from July 1999, when he was signed by then manager Ruud Gullit for £6M from Ipswich Town, until 2007, when he moved to West Ham for £6M, after an injury filled time of things late in his Newcastle career. He played 230 times with 28 goals for Newcastle in eight […]

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The Benitez Effect Has Also Has Saved Jobs At Newcastle

June 11th, 2016 · 7 Comments

The good news so far this summer is that there have been no cuts in the non-playing staff – those people who had no impact at all on what happened last season on the pitch – when Newcastle made so many mistakes that we really deserved to be relegated because of the complete incompetence of those who […]

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The Amazing Things Rafa Wants To Give Newcastle Fans

June 10th, 2016 · 174 Comments

Rafa has given his part two of the exclusive interview with the Chronicle  today and he has talked about the reaction on Tyneside and around the world for that matter to him agreeing to stay at Newcastle – even though we were relegated. The fans packed St. James’ Park on that final day of the […]

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