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Entries Tagged as 'Massadio Haidara'

Forgotten Man At Newcastle Plays – Scores Brilliant Goal

November 22nd, 2016 · 130 Comments

A number of players in Newcastle’s first team squad have not played too many games this season for us and there are two main reasons for that. One is that Newcastle have quite a sizable first team squad for the first time for a long time – and that’s what manager Rafa Benitez wanted in the summer. The […]

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Tags: Achraf Lazaar · Daryl Murphy · Injuries · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23

Rafa Gets Injury Boost For Cardiff City Game

November 3rd, 2016 · 10 Comments

Rafa has had a triple injury boost after Lazaar and Gamez returned to fitness and were named on the bench for the 2-1 win at Deepdale last Saturday. Apparently both new signings had an extra training session at Deepdale after the game in an effort to improve their fitness. Both players have made only two appearances […]

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Tags: Achraf Lazaar · Championship · Injuries · Jesus Gamez · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News

Four Injured Players Now Available For Newcastle

October 29th, 2016 · 2 Comments

It’s a blow that Dwight Gayle will not be available for the game today at Deepdale but it does give a chance to other strikers to show what they can do for Newcastle and that’s particularly true of 22 year-old Aleksandar Mitrovic who played well for us on Tuesday night and scored two good goals. […]

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Tags: Achraf Lazaar · Championship · Injuries · Jesus Gamez · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News · Poll · Rob Elliot

Forgotten Man Finally On The Comeback Trail

September 24th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Massadio Haidara played for around 70 minutes of the U-23 game against Sheffield United on Thursday and Newcastle manager was at the Newcastle Academy ground to see how the 23 year-old Frenchman got on. Massadio was  signed from Nancy back in January, 2013. He hasn’t played for the first team for almost a year because of injury […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News · Other News

Forgotten Man Returns To Newcastle

September 13th, 2016 · 9 Comments

It was really good to see Sadio Haidara make his first appearance for a Newcastle side in almost 10 months yesterday as he played for the U-23 side in their 1-1 draw against Stoke City at Whitley Park. The 23 year-old Frenchman hadn’t played since the 6-2 win over Norwich City at St. James’ Park […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Injuries · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle U23

This Would Be A Surprise Signing By Benitez

August 29th, 2016 · 20 Comments

We don’t know whether Rafa has finished his incoming transfer activity for Newcastle this summer once we get Chelsea winger Christian Atsu signed, but it seems we are also favorites to sign West Brom and former Wigan winger Callum McManaman. He’s the player while at Wigan who put in that terrible tackle in March of […]

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Tags: Massadio Haidara · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target