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Entries Tagged as 'Jonjo Shelvey'

Rafa Reveals Logic Of How To Use Shelvey Yesterday

March 19th, 2017 · 27 Comments

It turns out that Jonjo Shelvey had a high fever on Friday and wasn’t passed fit to play yesterday. But he did start on the bench and we suppose in an emergency he came on for the final 12 minutes to try to help Newcastle get the winner. Rafa must have been tempted to start […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Poll

Sky Pundit – Why Newcastle Lucky To Have This Phenomenal Player

March 2nd, 2017 · 17 Comments

Sky Sports pundit Don Goodman has identified Jonjo Shelvey as Newcastle’s most important (key) player and he admits he has skipped maybe a more obvious choice in 20 goal scorer Dwight Gayle. But after all, since Dwight has been out since the game at Brentford – apart from an aborted 31 minutes against Aston Villa […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News

Our Man Of The Match – The Comeback Kid

February 15th, 2017 · 1 Comment

On February 2nd Ayoze Perez did not have a very good game at all against QPR and missed a few chances and the fans were a little upset at the 23 year-old’s poor performance in the 2-2 draw, when we scored a late own goal to throw away 2 valuable points. But let’s give credit to […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · DeAndre Yedlin · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News

Rafa – Little By Little This Player Is Learning And Improving

February 11th, 2017 · 25 Comments

When Rafa first arrived at Newcastle last May, Jonjo Shelvey had just been signed a couple of months previously for £12M from Swansea. And after a few games Rafa dropped Jonjo and the former Liverpool player was interviewed in the local papers shortly after that. He said Rafa had been great for Newcastle and everybody was […]

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Tags: Coaching · Jonjo Shelvey · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Update: This Player Is Newcastle’s Highest Priority This Month

January 29th, 2017 · 33 Comments

As far as we know Newcastle are still keen to bring in at least two players to the club before Tuesday night and the three we know about are Andros Townsend of Crystal Palace, James McCarthy of Everton and Modou Barrow of Swansea. There was some potentially good news last night in the Mail that […]

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Tags: Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

If We Can Keep This Man Fit – We’ll Get Promoted

January 23rd, 2017 · 5 Comments

Rafa Benitez, like the Newcastle fans, will know just how good and how important the mercurial Jonjo Shelvey is to Newcastle United this season. Since his return from his five game FA suspension, Newcastle won their second successive game with him in the side and took their goals tally up to seven, as the former Liverpool play-maker […]

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Tags: Championship · Jonjo Shelvey · Management · Newcastle News