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Entries Tagged as 'Matt Ritchie'

Our Man Of The Match Could Be Player Of The Season

March 20th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Matt Ritchie is once again our Man of the Match against Birmingham, when we had a disappointing 0-0 draw and have now dropped 7 points in the last three games. ūüôĀ But Matt could and should have been our match winner ¬†on Saturday after he scored a perfectly good goal in the first half¬†that the […]

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Tags: Championship · Man of the Match · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Poll

Our Man Of The Match In Top Form At The Right Time

March 9th, 2017 · 89 Comments

Matt Ritchie has been in great form for us this year and he now has 13 goals and he took up the slack on the goal-scoring front when Dwight Gayle was injured in mid-January at Brentford. Thankfully, Gayle is now back fit again and he may even start the game against Fulham on Saturday. Matt […]

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Tags: Championship · Man of the Match · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Poll

These Were Newcastle’s Four Best Players Against Villa

February 22nd, 2017 · 62 Comments

One of the good things that emerged from the game on Tuesday night was the form of both Aleksandar Mitrovic and Jack Colback who haven’t been at their best of late, but both players had good games against Aston Villa. And both are in the top four of our Man of the Match poll for […]

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Tags: Championship · Man of the Match · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Poll

Poll Results – These Are Rafa’s 3 Best Signings This Season

February 9th, 2017 · 27 Comments

We thought it would interesting¬†two thirds of the way through the season and with a number of Rafa Benitez’ signings of last summer starting to look good of late – to see which players¬†fans think were Rafa’s best signings. Rafa, with the help of Managing Director Lee Charnley brought in 12 new players, including Christian […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Dwight Gayle · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Poll

Star Shows Courage – Why I Joined Rafa Benitez And Newcastle

January 24th, 2017 · 7 Comments

After a few games when he was off-form a little bit Matt Ritchie has come storming back and has scored a brace in each of the last two games to make sure we have not yet missed top goalscorer Dwight Gayle, who is out with a hamstring problem. That’s exactly what you want to see […]

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Tags: Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

These Were Newcastle’s Best Four Players Yesterday

January 22nd, 2017 · 140 Comments

It’s not surprising that with another¬†brace yesterday that ¬†in-form Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie is our Man of the Match in the excellent 4-0 win against Rotherham¬†United yesterday at St. James’ Park. Matt scored the second and fourth goals for Newcastle and with the other goals coming from Daryl Murphy and Ayoze Perez – ¬†in the […]

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Tags: Championship · DeAndre Yedlin · Man of the Match · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News