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Entries Tagged as 'Fabricio Coloccini'

A Frustrated Coloccini Issues Rallying Cry To Players

September 16th, 2015 · 185 Comments

We will hear a lot more from Fab Coloccini then we have done since he was made captain by Alan Pardew in the summer of 2011, after Kevin Nolan left for West Ham. And the captain pulls no punches today in an interview in which he says Monday night’s performance just wasn’t good enough, and […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Interview · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Steve McClaren Still Lauding This Player

September 12th, 2015 · 17 Comments

Fabricio Coloccini did one play one minute in the pre-season, and it was therefore a surprise when he led Newcastle out for our first game of the season at home to Southampton and he was partnered by new arrival Chancel Mbemba – and they had never played together before. Fabricio Coloccini at the end of the 0-0 […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Fabricio Coloccini · Leadership · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcomer – It’s Proving To Be Brilliant At Newcastle

September 10th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles was signed over a year ago, and along with goalkeeper Karl Darlow he joined the Newcastle first team squad only this summer, after spending last season on loan  at Nottingham Forest. And from an interview he’s just given, Jamaal seems to be enjoying the competition for places at Newcastle, and the important thing is […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Jamaal Lascelles · Mike Williamson · Newcastle News · Premier League · Steven Taylor

Newcastle Will Get Better – We Are Improving

August 23rd, 2015 · 26 Comments

One of the most pleasing things about the clean sheet yesterday was that Newcastle were so organized in defense,  and in general way the players defended yesterday, and you could see how hard they had worked during the week in working on defense – cutting out crosses and blocking shots and good positional play. The […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Premier League

There Was Only One Man Of The Match Yesterday

August 23rd, 2015 · 211 Comments

Fabricio Coloccini showed yesterday that he can still be a top center-back in the Premier League, and he used all his vast experience, skill and guile to keep out Manchester United as the Argentine International played a fabulous game at the back for Newcastle – a real captain’s game by a player who leads by example […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

McClaren – These Three Players Were Immaculate For Us

August 23rd, 2015 · 19 Comments

If you look at the way we played against Swansea last weekend, and the way Newcastle played yesterday against Manchester United at Old Trafford,  you could see the remarkable progress in the way Newcastle defended. Granted that both games started off almost the same way, with Newcastle under tremendous pressure for the first 20 minutes, […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Premier League · Steven Taylor · Tim Krul