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Rafa Benitez Offers Support To Key Player

February 18th, 2017 · 5 Comments

It’s always difficult for a goalkeeper after he’s made a right howler in a game and unfortunately that’s what happened with Karl Darlow at Norwich when he mis-kicked what should have been an easy clearance and presented Cameron Jerome with a tap in goal – a real gift. It was a bad mistake and it […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News

Rafa Laments Loss Of Midfielder But Praises Returning Star

February 18th, 2017 · 1 Comment

It was bad news for Newcastle fans when they heard yesterday that Isaac Hayden was undergoing surgery  on his injured ankle and when asked how long he would be out Rafa Benitez said about four weeks. And at the same time he said Vurnon Anita had participated in the training session and it is exactly […]

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Tags: Championship · Injuries · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Surgery · Vurnon Anita

Mohamed Diame Considering His Future

February 17th, 2017 · 34 Comments

Mo Diame has 32 caps with one goal for Senegal and was in the Senegal squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon in January and played one full game for them in the tournament. But today he has revealed he is considering his International future at 29 years of age, after he made […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Championship · International News · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News

Newcastle Fans React To Hayden Out For Half The Games Left

February 17th, 2017 · 38 Comments

With the surprising news today that Isaac Hayden will be out for a month after undergoing surgery on his ankle, Newcastle fans have reacted to the bad news on Twitter. That’s a massive seven games he will be out for and in that time we have to play at Brighton, Huddersfield and Reading in successive […]

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Tags: Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Twitter

Maybe This Talented Utility Man Can Fill In For Isaac Hayden

February 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments

It was disappointing news today in Rafa’s press conference that Isaac Hayden is out for four weeks after having surgery on his injured ankle. But on the other hand he’s been playing through the pain barrier for too long so to have the surgery is good. It’s a chronic injury so it needs to be […]

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Tags: Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Isaac Hayden · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita

Our New Signing – Everything Great At Newcastle – But For This

February 17th, 2017 · 6 Comments

18 year-old Spanish striker Victor Fernandez is our new January signing and he’s been in good form since he arrived and is due to play this afternoon against Blackburn in the Premier League 2 game for the U23 team. Last Monday he starred in Newcastle’s 4-0 hammering of Bristol City when the teenager scored one […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Newcastle Youth · Victor Fernandez