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Newcastle Suffer Shocking 2-0 Defeat to Wolves – Anita Sent Off

September 17th, 2016 · 71 Comments

After Newcastle had gone six wins on the trot and five clean sheets in a row and we recorded our biggest win on the road since 1962, today we went down to what was a shocking 2-0 defeat at home to Wolves – who themselves had suffered a 4-0 thrashing to Barnsley on Tuesday night. And this was […]

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Rafa On Why It’s Difficult To Always Play Like We Did At QPR

September 17th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Today’s game at home to Wolves will not be as easy as it may look on paper. We are coming off one of our biggest road wins in our history – a 6-0 rout of QPR and Wolves are coming off a 4-0 home defeat to Barnsley. So the conventional wisdom is that we should […]

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Benitez Reveals The Message He Has For All His Players

September 17th, 2016 · 10 Comments

Ayoze Perez surprised a lot of us on Tuesday night at Loftus Road with his physical prowess up front – and it turns out the 23 year-old Spanish U-21 International has been bulking up again to meet the demands of the Championship. Ayoze also scored our second goal and he took his opportunity very well […]

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Newcastle Play-Maker Talks About Rafa

September 17th, 2016 · 15 Comments

One of our very best players in the last few games has been Jonjo Shelvey who is playing somewhere near his best form now, after not having had a very good time of it last season after he had signed on from Swansea for £12M. Jonjo has always been impressed by new manager Rafa Benitez […]

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History Tells Us Newcastle Must Be Wary Of Tomorrow’s Game

September 16th, 2016 · 79 Comments

In his press commence today Rafa Benitez has done a good job at reducing the expectations for the game against Wolves tomorrow. Wolves were beaten 4-0 at home in mid-week by Barnsley, but Rafa has watched that game (probably more than once) and he says it was a close game and not what the scoreline suggests. Rafa […]

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