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Entries Tagged as 'Chancel Mbemba'

Rafa Benitez Praises The Forgotten Man At Newcastle

April 8th, 2017 · 35 Comments

With Ciaran Clark still out injured we’ll have to wait and see if Chancel Mbemba gets another start today at Hillsborough, after he was a surprise starter against Burton Albion on Wednesday night and played very well in the 1-0 win. Mbemba was the first choice center-back last season, but since Rafa has come in the […]

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Tags: Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Newcastle News · Poll

Forgotten Man Could Make Surprise Return For Newcastle

March 18th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Ciaran Clark is injured and will not play today at St. Andrew’s against Birmingham and we would expect Grant Hanley to get the start in his place in central defense. However, Rafa Benitez talked yesterday about a man who seems to have been out in the cold this season at Newcastle – 22 year-old Chancel […]

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Tags: Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Coaching · Grant Hanley · Newcastle News

One Newcastle Star To Stay – One To Leave This Summer

March 16th, 2017 · 57 Comments

There was an interesting report in the Chronicle that Rafa Benitez will definitely not be selling Aleksandar Mitrovic this summer. Given that Mitro has been upbeat of late when the news in the press has been his Newcastle career may be over, that may not come as too much of a shock to Newcastle fans. It could […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Chancel Mbemba · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle To Sell Some Big Name Players This Summer

March 10th, 2017 · 7 Comments

It looks like Newcastle could again be selling a number of big name players this summer, much like we did last summer and Rafa may even surprise us about the players he is willing to sell. There are a number of players who are not good enough for the team and they will be sold […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Financials · Newcastle News · Siem de Jong · Tim Krul

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