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This Man Has Surprised Us – He’s Better Than We Thought

September 5th, 2016 · 7 Comments

We’ve been surprised with Dwight Gayle since he arrived at Newcastle and he’s turned out to be a much better player than we thought he was. When we signed him for £10M from Crystal Palace we weren’t sure he was a good signing. But Dwight has looked sharp and exciting in the number 9 shirt at […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Rafalution In Full Swing And Midfielder Is A Disgrace

September 4th, 2016 · 41 Comments

Joe Allon came through Newcastle’s Youth Academy and he was in the side that won the FA Youth Cup for the second time back in 1984 – a side that was captained by Paul Gascoigne. The first time we won the FA Youth Cup was back in 1962 when Bob Moncur was in the side that won […]

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Other News · Press

What Geordie Fans Thought Of Moussa’s Personal Message

September 4th, 2016 · 7 Comments

We wondered what Newcastle fans thought of the message Moussa Sissoko sent out after he bolted from the English second division and joined Tottenham, who in fairness are the big club and they are in the Champions League this season too. This is the message Moussa issued. pic.twitter.com/Fw9lc3uejx — Moussa Sissoko (@MoussaSissoko) September 2, 2016

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Tags: Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Player Returns Early From International Duty

September 4th, 2016 · 44 Comments

U.S. Soccer have announced two changes to their current roster before their World Cup qualifier against Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday. Newcastle full-back DeAndre Yedlin was booked in the US last game on Friday night – the 6-0 win against St Vincent and the Grenadines – and therefore he is suspended from the game on […]

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Tags: Coaching · DeAndre Yedlin · International break · International News · Newcastle News · Other News

Up And Coming Coach Talks About Rafa’s Leadership Lessons

September 3rd, 2016 · 70 Comments

When 30 year-old Scot Ian Cathro arrived last summer to be part of Steve McClaren’s new coaching team at Newcastle, he had already been the assistant manager at Valencia and before that had been the assistant manager at Portuguese club Rio Ave. Ian was a welcome addition to the coaching staff and when Rafa Benitez arrived in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Rafa Does Newcastle Proud

September 3rd, 2016 · 66 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez traveled to Switzerland on the last day of the transfer window and he was one of a small number of Europe’s leading club coaches who were meeting in Nyon to discuss a number of key issues to do with the modern game of football. The UEFA Elite Club Coaches’ Forum includes […]

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Tags: Coaching · European Champions League · European Competition · Management · Newcastle News · Other News