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Entries Tagged as 'Jonjo Shelvey'

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

January 23rd, 2017 · No 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

Newcastle Player On The Man Who Can Get Us Promoted

January 20th, 2017 · 11 Comments

Jonjo Shelvey showed his worth to Newcastle when he returned to the side on Wednesday night and after missing the last five games he put in a majestic performance in the center of the park against Birmingham and at the end of the night Newcastle were worthy winners by a score of 3-1. And it […]

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Tags: Championship · DeAndre Yedlin · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Premier League

Rafa Benitez Stands By His Star Player

January 20th, 2017 · 3 Comments

There’s a report in the Mail following the 3-1 win against Birmingham City on Wednesday night where Rafa Benitez stands up for Jonjo Shelvey, whom he made captain for the night in the absence of Jamaal Lascelles. Jonjo had an excellent game in his comeback from a five game suspension for an FA misconduct charge he […]

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Tags: Discipline · FA Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Other News

This Is Our Man Of The Match – He’s Back

January 19th, 2017 · 88 Comments

The big talking point about the game last night was how Jonjo Shelvey came back into the Newcastle side after missing the last five games through suspension and he completely ran the show until he tired a little bit in the second half. Jonjo seemed determined to make up for his absence and basically set […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · Man of the Match · Match Reports · Poll

Zola Very Complimentary Of “Clever” Newcastle Players

January 19th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Gianfranco Zola, after seven games in charge of Birmingham City,  is still looking for his first win and in the first half last night Birmingham looked a poor team with Newcastle completely dominant. Jonjo Shelvey ran the show for the home team, even though he didn’t have to get out second gear to do that,  so […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa Benitez – Shelvey Controlled The Game For Us

January 18th, 2017 · 7 Comments

A nice bit of man management by Rafa Benitez tonight as he gave the returning Jonjo Shelvey the captain’s armband, maybe to remind him he is a very important player for Newcastle United. And the former Liverpool man put in sparkling performance before he tired a little bit in the second half (not surprising). Jonjo […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Poll · Press