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Entries Tagged as 'Hatem Ben Arfa'

America Beckons For This Disappointed And Sad Star

February 3rd, 2015 · 133 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa has made his statement today, and the good thing is that he has not announced his retirement, which was one of the things rumored last night after his agent had said the Frenchman was contemplating retirement, but he has announced he is leaving Nice. Ben Arfa – when things were going well […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Hatem Ben Arfa · MLS · Other News

Ben Arfa To Make Dramatic Announcement Tomorrow

February 2nd, 2015 · 84 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa is not allowed to play for Nice this season since by FIFA’s interpretation of their own rules he has already played for Newcastle and Hull this season, even though his game for Newcastle was for our U21 side. Hatem Ben Arfa – while at Newcastle

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Tags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Premier League · Press Conference

Newcastle Unaffected By Ben Afra Problems – He’s Not Our Player

January 15th, 2015 · 139 Comments

We got it wrong yesterday when we said that Newcastle would have to pay Ben Arfa’s wages through June 30th, because on 4th January Newcastle ended Ben Arfa’s contract by mutual agreement. Longer term readers will know we put deliberate mistakes in just to keep our readers on their toes. 😀 Ben Arfa – in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Hatem Ben Arfa · Premier League

It’s Not Surprising Newcastle Terminate Frenchman’s Contract

January 4th, 2015 · 84 Comments

It’s hardly surprising that Newcastle United have tonight confirmed they have terminated Ben Arfa’s contract with immediate effect, so that he becomes a free agent and can presumably now join Nice in the French League. Ben Arfa while at Newcastle

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Tags: Contracts · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Midfielder Close To Permanent Move

January 3rd, 2015 · 11 Comments

It seems that Hatem Ben Arfa’s move to Nice is almost done, and despite reported interest from German club Hamburg, nothing seems to have materialized there. Hatem Ben Arfa and Ben Arfa in better times

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Tags: Contracts · Hatem Ben Arfa · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Premier League

Ben Arfa To Leave Newcastle In January

December 23rd, 2014 · 81 Comments

It was always possible after Ben Arfa’s loan spell was ended at Hull that Newcastle would terminate his contract at Newcastle,  so he could move to another club next month as a free agent. Ben Arfa – during better times at Newcastle

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Tags: Contracts · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours