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Entries Tagged as 'Aleksandar Mitrovic'

These Two Players Much Improved Against Aston Villa

February 21st, 2017 · 52 Comments

Both Jack Colback and Aleksandar Mitrovic have come in for some heavy criticism over the last few games for their performances for Newcastle. And if you believe everything you read in the last few days then Mitro is on his way out of the club this summer, but the way he played last night when […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Poll

Benitez Retains Confidence In This Player

February 17th, 2017 · 1 Comment

After the 2-2 draw at Norwich on Tuesday night Rafa Benitez praised the performance of Aleksandar Mitrovic after he had a decent game. But Newcastle still missed the chances that could have given us a great 3 points after being 2-1 down after only 17 minutes through two individual defensive errors. It was also great […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News

Why Rafa Will Count On Every Player In Final 15 Games

February 16th, 2017 · 29 Comments

It should come as no surprise to Newcastle fans that Rafa Benitez will continue to rotate his players in the last 15 vital games of the season, when we probably need 30 points to ensure automatic promotion. Newcastle now have all their strikers back fit again after Dwight Gayle thankfully returned late in the game […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Coaching · Daryl Murphy · Dwight Gayle · Newcastle News

Rafa On Dwight Gayle Omission At Norwich

February 15th, 2017 · 22 Comments

We don’t want to be too hard on Aleksandar Mitrovic, but he did miss two golden opportunities in the first half last night – first of all when he was clean through with the score at 1-0 and then with a header which goalkeeper Ruddy saved well. It was the first of many fine saves […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Dwight Gayle · Management · Newcastle News

Rafa – Gayle’s Training Sessions Have Been Brilliant

February 14th, 2017 · 14 Comments

Dwight Gayle may get a start tonight at Carrow Road after Rafa has given a glowing report of what Dwight offers Newcastle that Aleksandar Mitrovic and Daryl Murphy don’t. Mitro and Murphy are more like target men, while Dwight is fast and can get in behind defenders and create chances. It’s also heartening that Rafa […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · Daryl Murphy · Dwight Gayle · Newcastle News

Rafa Benitez Pleased For Newcastle Star

February 13th, 2017 · 14 Comments

Rafa is giving his full support to Aleksandar Mitrovic, who finally scored for us again and it was certainly a vital goal and the winning goal at Wolves on Saturday. Rafa does have Dwight Gayle fit again for the game at Norwich tomorrow night and we should see the 20 goal goalscorer at some point […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Coaching · Poll