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Report – Ashley Accepts All Conditions – Rafa Deal Close

May 16th, 2016 · 43 Comments

The Sun and other national papers including The Mail are reporting tonight that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has accepted all of Rafa Benitez’ demands to become the permanent Newcastle manager for the next three years – and a deal is very close. Rafa Benitez has held positive and productive discussions with Newcastle since Newcastle were […]

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Ashley Holds Two Hour Positive Meeting With Benitez

May 16th, 2016 · 32 Comments

Peter Graves of Sky Sports is reporting the meeting last night with Mike Ashley, Lee Charnley and Rafa Benitez lasted for two hours. A smiling Rafa Benitez – after the game yesterday Latest on Rafa: met Mike/Lee last night. Chatted for 2 hours. Talks with LC resumed this morning. Sounding positive at this stage #nufc […]

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Townsend Reacts To Being Named In England Squad

May 16th, 2016 · 46 Comments

Andros Townsend became the first Newcastle player for a while to be called up by England – and he will get his chance to make the final 23 man squad for the Euro 2016 Tournament in France next month. Andros was named in the 26 man squad announced by England manager Roy Hodgson earlier today […]

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Allardyce’s Dignified Comments About Newcastle’s Relegation

May 16th, 2016 · 7 Comments

There’s no doubt that Sam Allardyce has done an excellent job for Sunderland since he joined them earlier in the season –  and that he has saved the club at least £100M. In Sunderland’s final 10 games of the season they lost only once – to Leicester City the Champions – and they garnered 15 points […]

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Emotional Benitez Hints He Could Still Leave

May 15th, 2016 · 66 Comments

Third bottom Newcastle United thrashed second top Tottenham 5-1 at St. James’ Park today and that was even after we had Aleksandar Mitrovic sent off after 67 minutes with the score at 2-1. But three unanswered goals saw this Rafa-coached Newcastle side take the London side apart, as we scored three goals in our final 20 […]

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