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Entries Tagged as 'Daryl Murphy'

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 – 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

Newcastle Striker Pleased With Brilliant Performance

February 13th, 2017 · 10 Comments

In the 1-0 win against derby County Karl Darlow made a couple of small errors in that game which is unusual these days for the 26 year-old, who is growing into an excellent goalkeeper for Newcastle this season and is always willing to learn. But on Saturday he was really solid in goal, especially in […]

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Tags: Championship · Daryl Murphy · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Poll

Fans Warming To Player Who Could Become Unlikely Hero

January 23rd, 2017 · 17 Comments

My son Neil and I were talking last night about how well Daryl Murphy has done at Newcastle over the last two weeks when he has scored three goals in three games for us and of course he’s never been at a club as big as Newcastle. Coming to the end of his long career […]

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Tags: Championship · Daryl Murphy · Other News

Our Man Of The Match – He’s Still Improving

January 17th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Karl Darlow has had a great season so far and it’s strange that his season is reflecting that of Rob Elliot last term, when Rob came in after Tim Krul was injured and became Newcastle’s best player. A similar think is happening with Karl in the absence of Rob though injury – and the 26 […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Daryl Murphy · Karl Darlow · Man of the Match · Newcastle News

Situation Perfect For Potential New Hero – Ashley Should Take Note

January 16th, 2017 · 7 Comments

With Dwight Gayle and Aleksandar Mitrovic out injured it’s a very good bet that Daryl Murphy will now get the big chance he’s been waiting for at Newcastle. And with Daryl’s great experience in the Championship, his professionalism and his temperament and character we think Daryl can get the job done for Newcastle and propel us forward […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Murphy · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours