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Entries Tagged as 'Kevin Mbabu'

Young Defender Still Dreams Of Newcastle Future

September 26th, 2016 · 46 Comments

Rafa Benitez is an experienced manager who transformed Newcastle’s squad over the summer transfer window and the team is still gelling but if we keep improving like we have so far this season we could become a really top side quite soon. That’s the hope anyway as Rafa gets to grips with his new players […]

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Tags: Championship · Kevin Mbabu · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Other News

Another Newcastle Player Leaves On Season Loan

August 23rd, 2016 · 61 Comments

Newcastle have announced that 21 year-old defender Kevin Mbabu has returned to his home country Switzerland to join BSC Young Boys on a season-long loan. The defender, who played well last season when he did get the chance to play in the Newcastle first team, will stay until the end of the 2016-2017 season. Kevin Mbabu on […]

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A Talented Youngster – But He Struggles With Injuries

July 25th, 2016 · 62 Comments

Kevin Mbabu had an excellent game for the Newcastle U-21 side in beating PSV 1-0 to win he Steel Park Cup yesterday and surprisingly enough Kevin has said that’s the first full 90 minutes he has played since he lasted the full game at home against Chelsea last season. Kevin Mbabu in action against Chelsea last September

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Injuries · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

Newcastle Defender Outstanding In Excellent U-21 Win

July 24th, 2016 · 58 Comments

The Newcastle United U-21 side won the Steel Park Cup today with a second successive win and clean sheet – a 1-0 victory over PSV. And it was good to see Kevin Mbabu fit again and playing really well in the game, as he had to return to Newcastle during the week’s training camp  in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development squad · Injuries · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21

Benitez Talks About Newcastle’s Wounded Warrior

July 16th, 2016 · 7 Comments

It was bad news when Siem de Jong suffered yet another injury in training in Ireland yesterday and the Dutchman has been sent back to Benton for treatment and for a full prognosis on his hamstring injury. And another player who has been dogged by injury over the last few years has also been injured […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Kevin Mbabu · Medical · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Siem de Jong · Training Camp

Magpies Sign Man City Midfielder – Plus Other New Recruits

May 25th, 2016 · 16 Comments

News today that Newcastle have signed up 16 year-old Manchester City midfielder Mace Goodridge, after he had been released by the Manchester club. He is one of 12 new scholars who have been signed up to the Youth Academy and one question we would have is whether Rafa Benitez or his people have been involved […]

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