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Entries Tagged as 'Jamaal Lascelles'

Newcastle Leader Issues Rallying Cry To Troops

February 23rd, 2017 · 83 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles is a natural-born leader and that’s one big reason Rafa Benitez chose him as his captain last summer when the lad was only 22 years-old and had played only 21 times for the first team. And Jamaal has grown as both a player and as a person this season and often gives interviews […]

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Tags: Championship · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Other News

Two Newcastle Defenders In Championship Team Of The Week

February 13th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Newcastle have two defenders in the @whoscored Championship Team of the Week, but maybe be it’s not the two you would expect. Jamaal Lascelles is in there, but his center-back partner Ciaran Clark, who played great on Saturday and was our Man of the Match is left out for some strange reason. Paul Dummett is […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Team of the Week

Our Two Best Players Yesterday Were Simply Superb

February 12th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Rafa Benitez had rested his captain Jamaal Lascelles last week against Derby to give the 23 year-old a rest and he had also put in some so-so performances of late. After the game yesterday Rafa had said it was to protect the 23 year-old after some of the fans had been giving him a bit […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Jamaal Lascelles · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa Pleased With These Two Players On Saturday

February 6th, 2017 · Comments Off on Rafa Pleased With These Two Players On Saturday

It was good to see two players who have not played much recently for Newcastle put in good displays in the 1-0 win over Derby County. Mo Diame started his first game since returning from the African Cup of Nations after playing for Senegal in that tournament and he looked very good in the first […]

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Tags: Championship · Grant Hanley · Injuries · Jamaal Lascelles · Mohamed Diame

Captain Issues Apology To Newcastle Fans

January 28th, 2017 · 73 Comments

Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles has taken to his Twitter account to apologize to our fans for the pathetic display today at the Kassam Stadium in Oxford where Newcastle United suffered a a stunning 3-0 defeat by the mid-table League One club – who deserved their win. That says it all – they deserved their win. […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Twitter

Captain – Whatever Rafa Says We Agree With It

January 27th, 2017 · 57 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles has been one of the success stories of the season so far and ever since Rafa Benitez came in last March 11th he almost immediately saw the potential and leadership of Jamaal and started playing him in the first team. That was a huge change from the way Steve McClaren had handled him […]

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Tags: Championship · Jamaal Lascelles · Leadership · Newcastle News · Poll