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Former Young Newcastle Defender Shines In Euro 2016

June 15th, 2016 · 8 Comments

It was good to see former Newcastle center-back Tamas Kadar play so well for Hungary yesterday,  in their great 2-0 win over Austria – Tamas had a solid game at left back. And apart from giving the ball away a couple of times in the second half he looked both solid and impressive at left back […]

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Tags: Euro 2016 · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Other News · Tamas Kadar

Benitez Biographer – This Is Why Rafa Stayed On At A Great Club

June 13th, 2016 · 13 Comments

There’s a very good piece in the Chronicle today, where they have had a question and answer session with Rafa’s biographer Paco Lloret, who is the sports journalist for Valencia and  who got to know Rafa while he was at Valencia for three years, between 2001 and 2004, when he left to join Liverpool. It was […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Report In Italy That Wijnaldum On His Way To Roma

June 13th, 2016 · 100 Comments

Tuttosport in Italy are reporting that Walter Sabatini, Roma’s Sporting Director, has already spoken with Gini Wijnaldum’s agent. Roma’s Miralem Pjanic seems to be on his way to Juventus and is said to be in Turon today for his medical and Roma have for some weeks been linked with a move for Wijnaldum to replace Pjanic. […]

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Tags: Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Benitez Wants To Be Like Sir Alex Ferguson

June 13th, 2016 · 18 Comments

A person who knows Rafa Benitez very well both professionally and personally is his biographer, Paco Lloret,  a sports journalist in Valencia. who came to know Rafa very well when he was at Valencia for three years from 2001. He wrote a biography Rafa Benitez back in 2005 after Rafa had left Valencia for Liverpool. Paco has […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Final Newcastle Pre-Season Friendly Reported

June 12th, 2016 · 13 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting it’s their understanding that Newcastle United will host Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem at St. James’ Park on Saturday, July 30 (3:00pm kick-off) and that’s exactly one week before the Championship season begins the following Saturday on August 6th. This will be Newcatsle’s final pre-season friendly, although all the first team friendless […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-Season