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Entries Tagged as 'Dwight Gayle'

Newcastle Fans React To Gayle Injury News

February 22nd, 2017 · 72 Comments

It was bad news on Dwight Gayle this morning and it looks like he will miss the next 6 games and be out at least until April 1st after the next International break. But we cannot panic and it’s now a great chance for players like Aleksandar Mitrovic and Daryl Murphy to show what they […]

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Bad News – Newcastle Pay Price For Bringing Striker Back Too Early

February 22nd, 2017 · 15 Comments

It’s not good news on Dwight Gayle today, who seems to have returned too early from his hamstring injury and Newcastle will have to pay the price for that. The local papers today are reporting he will miss the next two weeks of games at least – through March 7th, which include the vital games away […]

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There Could Be Better News On Dwight Gayle

February 21st, 2017 · 11 Comments

It did not look good when Dwight Gayle went off after only 33 minutes and he signaled he needed to come off about five minutes before that. We watched the game again last night and there didn’t seem any indication from Dwight that the hamstring had gone again. At the start of the second half […]

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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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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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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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