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Entries Tagged as 'Karl Darlow'

Newcastle Player Warns Against Potential Problem

October 18th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Rafa Benitez talked about complacency during his press conference yesterday for the game at Barnsley tonight and he’s trying to get through to the players they must be ready for every single game this season. If we are ready and go into each game and play somewhere near our best form then we should be […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot

Player Adamant – I Don’t Want To Lose This Shirt

October 17th, 2016 · 66 Comments

Karl Darlow has played well since he took over from Matz  Sels after the 1-1 draw away to Aston Villa and Karl seems happy enough with the way the game went on Saturday, even though we conceded a poor goal after we had gone 3-0 up just after half time. And Karl was pleased to […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Interview · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News

Star Reveals Intense Competition For Places Under Benitez

October 12th, 2016 · 12 Comments

Rob Elliot has returned to full training with the squad this week after it was just over six months since he badly damaged his Anterior Cruciate ligaments playing for Ireland in Dublin. Rob returns to the fray with there being great competition between the three goalkeepers vying for the number one position. Rob Elliot back to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Karl Darlow · Management · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot

Rafa – This Player Is So Positive – A Good Character

October 3rd, 2016 · 54 Comments

Last summer when Steve McClaren had just come in as the new manager he was going to send goalkeeper Rob Elliot out on loan, but Rob was so enthusiastic in training and so positive that he decided to keep him at Newcastle. Then last October when Tim Krul was seriously injured playing for the Netherlands […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Rafa Talks About Matz Sels And The Goalkeeping Position

September 27th, 2016 · 16 Comments

After the game on Saturday our goalkeeper Matz Sels took some severe criticism from some Newcastle fans on Twitter that was simply way over the top. Matz did hesitate in coming out for the corner that led to Aston Villa’s very late equalizer, but it’s not like it was a major error and the ball should still have […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Karl Darlow · Management · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Poll