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Entries Tagged as 'Jamaal Lascelles'

Jamaal Lascelles Again Demonstrates Great Leadership

September 27th, 2016 · 12 Comments

22 year-old Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles has today come out and defended Matz Sels who came under severe criticism after we dropped 2 points late in the game at Villa Park on Saturday. Jamaal has demonstrated why Rafa gave the young defender the captaincy of such a massive club, even though it’s a huge responsibility for […]

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Newcastle Captain Remains Upbeat Despite Letdown

September 18th, 2016 · 5 Comments

It was always a possibility that Newcastle could have  a huge letdown after the magnificent 6-0 win at QPR on Tuesday night, but even though we wrote about the possibility we still didn’t really expect it. And 86% of fans in our poll thought we would win the game – especially after Wolves had been […]

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Newcastle Players Let The Fans Down Yesterday

September 18th, 2016 · 7 Comments

We cannot win every game we know that, but yesterday’s result was a stunning loss after a stunning win just three days before in London. It was reminiscent of last season when we didn’t know which team was going to turn up – and Rafa Benitez now has some urgent work to do before Tuesday […]

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This Lad – A Great Player In The Making

September 12th, 2016 · 95 Comments

Once Rafa Benitez came in last March he quickly saw the potential of young center-back Jamaal Lascelles, who had hardly been used under Steve McClaren who preferred Fabricio Coloccini and Chancel Mbemba in central defense and seemed unwilling to give the youngster a chance. Along with goalkeeper Karl Darlow, Jamaal was having his first season […]

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Tags: Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Management · Newcastle News

Captain To Manager – Message Received

September 10th, 2016 · 43 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles did not have a good start to the season and most fans thought that the captaincy was weighing down on him and he certainly didn’t play well in those first two games that we lost at Fulham and at home to Huddersfield. For the next game against Reading at home, Rafa took action and […]

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