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Entries Tagged as 'Grant Hanley'

Experienced Center-Back Eyeing Revenge Against Wolves

September 20th, 2016 · 62 Comments

We’ve been surprised that 24 times capped Scottish International Grant Hanley hasn’t had more playing time since he arrived at Newcastle. Hanley arrived from Blackburn where he had been captain and played 46 times for the club last season with a couple of goals. Grant Hanley after scoring against QPR last Tuesday

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Tags: Coaching · EFL · EFL Cup · Grant Hanley · Newcastle News · Squad

This Former Weakness Now A Masssive Strength At Newcastle

September 14th, 2016 · 79 Comments

One of the (many) pleasing aspects of Newcastle’s play this season is when new players come into the side they seem to fit right in and know exactly what’s expected of them. Ciaran Clark came in for Chancel Mbemba last night at center-back and he looked extremely solid and comfortable alongside captain Jamaal Lascelles. Two goalscorers – […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Grant Hanley · Other News · Set Plays

Newcastle Player Given Lavish Praise By Scotland Manager

September 5th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Two of Newcastle’s new players Matt Richie and Grant Hanley both started for Scotland last night in the 5-1 win in Malta, but after taking an early lead Malta surprised Scotland by equalizing after 13 minutes and it was still 1-1 at half-time. But Scotland went on to win 5-1 and made a good start […]

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Tags: Grant Hanley · International break · International News · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · World Cup 2018

Newcastle Have Two Players In Scotland Squad

August 22nd, 2016 · 13 Comments

Newcastle’s Grant Hanley and Matt Ritchie have both been included in the Scotland squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Malta. Let’s hope they don’t come back injured. Grant Hanley and Matt Ritchie BREAKING NEWS | Scotland squad for the World Cup Qualifier against Malta. — Scottish FA (@ScottishFA) August 22, 2016

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Tags: Grant Hanley · International break · International News · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · World Cup 2018

Rafa – It Was Easy Decision Not To Play Him – He’s Happy

August 13th, 2016 · 1 Comment

It was a bit of a surprise when Rafa preferred Grant Hanley to Chancel Mbemba against Fulham in the first game but Chancel had missed the last pre-season friendly against Vitesse with an ankle injury and Grant had played well alongside captain Jamaal Lascelles. Rafa has explained Chancel’s omission  and he has said it was an easy […]

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Tags: Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Grant Hanley · Poll