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Entries Tagged as 'Matt Ritchie'

Newcastle Player Still Confident He Made The Right Choice

January 6th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Matt Ritchie showed some guts when he decided to leave Premier League club Bournemouth and join Newcastle in the summer after he had talked to manager Rafa Benitez about what he wanted to do with Newcastle after Rafa had agreed to stay on at Newcastle, even though we are in the second division. It’s always […]

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

These Were Newcastle’s Best Two Players Against Forest

December 31st, 2016 · 42 Comments

It was a hard-fought win by Newcastle last night when once again we were nowhere near our best form, but we managed to get all 3 points. That’s what Newcastle have to do this season and the lads have done very well to get 17 wins in the first 24 games – 8 wins at […]

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

If Newcastle Take Things For Granted – It’s At Their Peril

December 7th, 2016 · 81 Comments

Matt Ritchie has done the interview duties today in the local press and he says he doesn’t think that the Championship is any more competitive than it was two years ago. It’s just there is so much money to be made these days in the Premier League that’s it’s a huge opportunity for Championship clubs to […]

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Tags: Championship · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Other News

The Rotation Policy And Winning These Next Six Games

December 7th, 2016 · 26 Comments

Newcastle were handed a little bit of a gift from the FA last night as we learned the red cards of Jonjo Shelvey and Paul Dummett has both been overturned and they could now play in the game at home to Birmingham on Saturday. It was a tough week last week losing those three games […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Poll · Rotation Policy

Midfielder Makes It Very Clear Why He Joined Newcastle

November 9th, 2016 · 14 Comments

Matt Ritchie has been a great success for Newcastle since we signed him from AFC Bournemouth in the summer as a replacement for Andros Townsend. And Matt has scored 4 goals for us in 16 appearances this season so far and put in some Man of the Match performances for Newcastle. Matt could well be […]

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Tags: Championship · International break · International News · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · World Cup 2018

Newcastle Player Ready For Biggest Game Of His Career

November 9th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Matt Ritchie has been a huge success at Newcastle since signing on for £10M from AFC Bournemouth in the summer, when he was essentially a replacement for Andros Townsend who joined Crystal Palace because he wanted to keep playing in the Premier League. Matt is a Scottish International and qualifies because his dad is a Scot […]

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Tags: International break · International News · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · World Cup 2018