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Entries Tagged as 'Grant Hanley'

Promotion Is In Our Hands – It’s Ours To Mess Up

February 10th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Isaac Hayden has been interviewed today in the Chronicle and he probably has it right when he says promotion is in Newcastle’s hands. If we can keep up the pace we have created in the first 29 games with 62 points we will end up with around 98 points at the end of the season and […]

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Tags: Championship · Grant Hanley · Interview · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News

Rafa Pleased With These Two Players On Saturday

February 6th, 2017 · Comments Off on Rafa Pleased With These Two Players On Saturday

It was good to see two players who have not played much recently for Newcastle put in good displays in the 1-0 win over Derby County. Mo Diame started his first game since returning from the African Cup of Nations after playing for Senegal in that tournament and he looked very good in the first […]

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Tags: Championship · Grant Hanley · Injuries · Jamaal Lascelles · Mohamed Diame

Defender Will Now Push For Regular Starting Place

February 5th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Grant Hanley has had a tough time of it since he signed on for us from Blackburn Rovers last summer, but we still think lad can have a bright future at Newcastle under the expert coaching of Rafa Benitez. What has impressed us with Grant is his maturity, leadership and professional attitude when he hasn’t played […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Grant Hanley · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Newcastle Unlikely To Allow Defender To Leave

January 30th, 2017 · 32 Comments

There’s a lot of newspaper talk of Wolves manager Paul Lambert wanting to be reunited with his former captain at Backburn Rovers, Grant Hanley. Grant was captain of Newcastle on Saturday in the disastrous 3-0 defeat at Oxford in the FA Cup 4th round, but although he is not a regular starter he is third […]

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Tags: Championship · Grant Hanley · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Is This A Rising New Star At Newcastle?

January 20th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Newcastle easily won the game on Wednesday night against Birmingham City, but the score should never have been just 2-1 with 20 minutes to play and that ‘s what comes when you have chances to go 3-0 up and you don’t take them. Newcastle have to kill teams off when they dominate the play so much […]

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Tags: Coaching · FA Cup · Grant Hanley · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Stuart Findlay

Newcastle Player Happy To Get A Game – Very Positive

January 9th, 2017 · 4 Comments

We thought that 25 year-old Scottish International Grant Hanley would be more of a fixture in the Newcastle first team then he’s turned out to be this season. But on Saturday at Birmingham he got a full game and played in a new 3-5-2 system that Rafa devised that had both Daryl Murphy and Aleksandar Mitrovic […]

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Tags: Coaching · FA Cup · Grant Hanley · Newcastle News