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Entries Tagged as 'Matt Ritchie'

Our Man Of The Match Last Night – Simply Brilliant

April 25th, 2017 · 57 Comments

Whenever Matt Ritchie plays we all know he gives 100% for Newcastle – because that’s the kind of character he is. This lad took a step down to the Championship to sign for Rafa Benitez and he said at the time he wanted to come because of the size and past glorious history of the […]

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Tags: Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer

Fans React On Twitter To Bizarre Referee Blunder

April 6th, 2017 · 21 Comments

The refereeing error by Keith Stroud and his officiating team will be talked about for a long time and how is it that these guys don’t seem to know the rules of the game? That’s their job after all. Stroud had to issue an apology after the game after he disallowed Matt Ritchie’s penalty for encroachment, […]

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Tags: Championship · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Refereeing

Newcastle Star Simply A Fabulous Signing By Rafa

April 3rd, 2017 · 41 Comments

Matt Ritchie was very pleased to come to Newcastle last summer, even though he had to take a step down in the leagues to join second division Newcastle United. Mat has now scored 14 goals for us and has certainly been one of our best players and the Gosport-born player was again our Man of […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Good News On The International Front For Newcastle

March 28th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Matt Ritchie did not play over the International break for Scotland and while that puts some question marks on the wisdom of Scotland manager Gordon Strachan, Newcastle fans will be very happy that Matt didn’t play. Not only is he fully fit, but he will be ready to score those goals for us in the vital […]

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Tags: Championship · International break · International News · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News

International Winger Ready For Newcastle’s Final Eight Games

March 26th, 2017 · 30 Comments

Matt Ritchie is one of the Newcastle players away on International duty and he has also been one of our key players this season, netting a good 13 goals for us and was one of the best of Rafa’s signings last summer. In fact, along with other new signings Dwight Gayle and Ciaran Clark – […]

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Tags: Championship · International break · International News · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News

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. 🙁 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