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Entries Tagged as 'Jack Colback'

Star Player Could Return For Newcastle At Hillsborough

April 7th, 2017 · 12 Comments

Rafa Benitez has talked about why both central midfielders Jack Colback and Isaac Hayden were surprisingly left out of the squad that got the job done at home on Wednesday night, with a very good 1-0 win at home to Burton. But it was not before we saw more ridiculously poor officiating when all four […]

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Tags: Championship · Isaac Hayden · Jack Colback · Newcastle News

Newcastle To Show Confidence And Class In Final 10 Games?

March 9th, 2017 · 26 Comments

We feel a lot more confident in games when Newcastle play away from home because they seem more compact and the players seem under much less stress. But six of our remaining ten games of the season are at St. James’ Park so they have to start producing at home and not drop points. The […]

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These Two Players Much Improved Against Aston Villa

February 21st, 2017 · 53 Comments

Both Jack Colback and Aleksandar Mitrovic have come in for some heavy criticism over the last few games for their performances for Newcastle. And if you believe everything you read in the last few days then Mitro is on his way out of the club this summer, but the way he played last night when […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Poll

Midfielder Cites A Presumed Disadvantage For Newcastle

February 20th, 2017 · 70 Comments

Jack Colback has been interviewed in the Chronicle and he has said that big clubs like Newcastle and Aston Villa have a disadvantage over smaller clubs like Brighton and Huddersfield whose expectations are much lower than those of the bigger clubs. There were comments from the experts  in football last summer who thought Newcastle for instance […]

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Newcastle’s Automatic Promotion Gap Decreasing

February 20th, 2017 · 32 Comments

We are 5 points above 3rd placed Huddersfield Town after both teams have played 31 games with Newcastle second top on 66 points to Brighton who won 2-0 at Barnsley on Saturday and are 2 points ahead of us. But our goal difference is the best in the division and currently 28 goals better than […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Jack Colback · Newcastle News

Benitez Discusses His Options With Midfielder Out

February 20th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Jack Colback has played in the last two games since he came back into the side  to replace Isaac Hayden, who was having ankle problems  and Newcastle have done well enough with 4 points from two tough games at Wolves and Norwich. Tonight we take on Aston Villa who have had a bad time of it […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Isaac Hayden · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Poll