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Entries Tagged as 'Matt Ritchie'

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

Rafa Benitez Praises Newcastle’s Contagious Goalscorer

January 22nd, 2017 · 15 Comments

Since Dwight Gayle has been out injured Matt Ritchie seems to have taken up the slack in the goalscoring duties and has scored four goals for us in the last two games. Matt’s scored two in each of the wins against Birmingham in the FA Cup 3rd round replay (3-1) and yesterday against Rotherham United in […]

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Tags: Championship · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Poll

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