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Entries Tagged as 'Hatem Ben Arfa'

He’s Not Happy About Being Taken Off

December 8th, 2014 · 10 Comments

There was a report in the Daily Mail a couple of days ago that Hull City manager Steve Bruce was not happy with Hatem Ben Arfa, after he dragged him off some 9 days ago in  the game against Manchester United – because the Frenchman wasn’t working hard enough for the side. Hatem Ben Arfa – […]

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

Newcastle Midfielder Blots Copy Book – What Happens Now?

December 6th, 2014 · 35 Comments

The Mail is reporting that Hull manager Steve Bruce wants to terminate Hatem Ben Arfa’s season long loan spell at Hull City, but it’s very debatable whether Newcastle will want him back. Ben Arfa – in action at Manchester United last Saturday

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Tags: Coaching · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Reject Gets Called Up In French Squad

November 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment

France manager Didier Deschamps has recalled Newcastle striker target – Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette – and Newcastle’s on loan center-back and utility defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa also gets a call-up – but Newcastle new boy Remy Cabella has been dropped from the squad. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa in action at Roma

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Tags: Euro 2016 · Hatem Ben Arfa · International News · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News

Huge Pressure On Fragile Hatem Ben Arfa

October 23rd, 2014 · 43 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa will become a free agent next summer, and he has already played his last game for Newcastle United – and for the record he played 86 games with 14 goals and 18 assist in four seasons at Newcastle, and that’s not many, but he hardly played that first season when he suffered […]

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Tags: Coaching · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News

Magpies Did Produce Fantastic Players – But They’ve All Gone

October 3rd, 2014 · 60 Comments

In his press conference yesterday it seemed that Alan Pardew gave himself a pat on the back, when he said Newcastle had produced some fantastic players over the last few years – but the problem is they have all left – or at least most of them – and that’s one of the problems at […]

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Tags: Andy Carroll · Demba Ba · Financials · Hatem Ben Arfa · Joey Barton · Jonas Gutierrez · Jose Enrique · Kevin Nolan · Mathieu Debuchy · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Yohan Cabaye

A Touch Of Class From Hatem Ben Arfa

September 25th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa has every right to be bitter about his last few months at Newcastle, but life is just too short to bear grudges,  and the Newcastle winger has come out and said how he was really touched when he returned to St. James’ Park last Saturday – but as a Hull City player. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Premier League