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Entries Tagged as 'Freddie Woodman'

Coach On Why He Let One Of His Stars Join Newcastle

September 7th, 2016 · 8 Comments

In an interview recently Matz Sels said that the training sessions Rafa Benitez runs at Newcastle United are a lot more intense than those of his former coach at Gent, Hein Vanhaezebrouck. Matz joked that at Newcastle “My morning forest walks are not there anymore.” Hein Vanhaezebrouck – Gent head coach

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Tags: Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Tim Krul Gives Update – Sets Date For Comeback

September 5th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Tim Krul suffered a serious knee injury of his ACL on October 11th last year towards the end of the 2-1 win in Kazakhstan, so it’s now a full 11 months that Tim has been out. That’s one reason we don’t expect his Newcastle team-mate Rob Elliott to be back much before the end of […]

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Tags: Freddie Woodman · Injuries · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Rafa Gives His Verdict On New Goalkeeper

August 20th, 2016 · 30 Comments

In the absence of Tim Krul and Rob Elliot, newly arrived Matz Sels has won the starting position in goal over Karl Darlow, who has played many games in the Championship for Nottingham Forest. Rafa Benitez has taken time out to talk about the new Belgium goalkeeper and how he has performed so far this season. Matz […]

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Tags: Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Transfer Shock At Newcastle

August 17th, 2016 · 62 Comments

Rafa Benitez said yesterday that if Newcastle get some offers in this month for veteran goalkeeper Tim Krul then they will consider selling him. It looks like Tim will be the odd man out of the five goalkeepers we currently have – Tim, Matz Sels, Karl Darlow, Rob Elliot and 19 year-old England U-19 International […]

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Tags: Contracts · Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Other News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

New Signing Comes Across As Very Down To Earth

August 2nd, 2016 · 30 Comments

Matz Sels was interviewed during the Open Day at St. James’ Park and he has revealed he turned down offers from Premier League clubs to join manager Rafa Benitez at Newcastle United. The 24 year-old joined us from Gent for around £5M and Matz was the first signing of the summer for Rafa. And it […]

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Tags: Championship · Freddie Woodman · Interview · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul