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Entries Tagged as 'Fabricio Coloccini'

Rafa Has Already Changed Lots Of Things At Newcastle

May 13th, 2016 · 48 Comments

There is a big question mark over Fabricio Coloccini’s future at Newcastle as he has one year left on his contract – that’s the year he was given by head coach Steve McClaren last August when Steve decided he would remain Newcastle’s captain. It was an odd decision by McClaren, who did that a few […]

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Newcastle Captain Probably Out For The Season

April 23rd, 2016 · 35 Comments

Rafa Benitez has said that he is not optimistic that Fabricio Coloccini can return to play for Newcastle this season. Colo picked up the  calf injury after the 5-1 humiliation at Chelsea when the Newcastle squad went for a short five day holiday to the south of Spain. It was in the warm down after the […]

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Why Newcastle Cannot Afford Any Letdown Tonight

April 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment

One of Newcastle’s many weaknesses this season has been inconsistency and under Steve McClaren after we put in a good performance it was generally followed by a horrendous display, so we quickly became a Jekyll and Hyde side. As an example of that after one of the our best performances of the season at home to […]

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Drop These Stars And Bring Back Two Players For Swansea

April 11th, 2016 · 110 Comments

Rafa Benitez must change the side for the game against Swansea on Saturday afternoon at St. James’ Park – and although Gini Wijnaldum and Moussa Sissoko may be two of our best technical players, they should be dropped for Saturday, because they didn’t turn up for the game last Saturday. Anybody who doesn’t give 100% in […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Georginio Wijnaldum · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett

One Player To Return Against Southampton

April 7th, 2016 · 5 Comments

It looks like Fabricio Coloccini will be able to return to the side at St. Mary´s Stadium on Saturday and while we had hoped that left back Paul Dummett would also return it looks like the game will come too early for the local lad. That would mean that Rafa Benitez would once again be […]

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