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Entries Tagged as 'Kevin Mbabu'

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 · Preseason · 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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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Coaching · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle Youth · Rolando Aarons

Newcastle Start To Offer New Contracts To Players

May 24th, 2016 · 40 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting tonight that it’s their understanding that Rafa Benitez will offer a new two year deal to 21 year-old defender Kevin Mbabu. The Swiss youth international looked good when he did play for the first team last season and he was especially impressive when he played left back against Chelsea at St. James’ Park at the […]

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Tags: Contracts · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle Youth

Benitez Seems Impressed With This Newcastle Youngster

April 27th, 2016 · 81 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez seems to like what he sees in 20 year-old Kevin Mbabu who is now fit again and was on on the bench at Liverpool. When Kevin has played for the Newcastle first team – five times this season – he has looked good,  but he has again been injured most of […]

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Tags: Coaching · Kevin Mbabu · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League

Rafa Benitez Praise For Local Lad And Youngster Too

April 23rd, 2016 · 14 Comments

Rafa Benitez has said the return of Paul Dummett to the side has balanced the defense and we now have a left footed player at left back and a right footed player at right back in Vurnon Anita,  who has had two great games in the back four for the Magpies. Paul has also looked good […]

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Tags: Coaching · Kevin Mbabu · Management · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Poll · Prayer · Premier League