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Rafa Delighted – This Was A Big Step Forward

August 20th, 2016 · 18 Comments

Rafa Benitez was delighted with the gutsy performance of the Newcastle players today in the tough 1-0 win at Bristol City. City looked a good side, but Rafa had expected a hard game and we certainly got one. Newcastle players celebrate after Dwight Gayle goal

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Gayle Goal Gives Newcastle 1-0 Hard Earned Win

August 20th, 2016 · 36 Comments

It was a goal after 20 minutes from Newcastle number 9 Dwight Gayle that gave Newcastle their first clean sheet of the season, a second successive win and our first win on the road since last December. The lads held firm under considerable pressure from the home side to win by that single goal¬†this afternoon. […]

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It’s An Away Game Today – So It’s Worrying

August 20th, 2016 · 47 Comments

Since Rafa came into the club he has presided over 13 competitive games and 6 of those have been away games. Of those six we have lost 4 and drawn 2, so we still have to get a win away from home under Rafa – so maybe today at Bristol City? Certainly if we are […]

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Rafa Analyzes Today’s Opponents – Bristol City

August 20th, 2016 · 7 Comments

In their first two games of the season Bristol City beat Wigan 2-1 at home and then beat Burton Albion 2-1 away before narrowly losing 1-0 last Tuesday night at Norwich City. They are 8th in the Championship table with 6 points and Newcastle would overtake them with a win this afternoon.

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Benitez Hints Forgotten Man Can Still Help Newcastle

August 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez didn’t have Yoan Gouffran in the 18 man squads for the first two games of the season, which ended in two defeats. But on Wednesday night the Frenchman, who has been frustrated these last couple of years playing very few games for us, started the game against Reading on the wing and he […]

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