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Entries Tagged as 'Matz Sels'

Rafa Benitez Is Supportive Of Players But Can Be Ruthless

November 30th, 2016 · 37 Comments

Rafa Benitez is always very supportive of his players and we saw that after the game last night when he refused to even talk about Matz Sels blunder when he couldn’t hold a shot shortly after we had gone ahead in extra time and it was an easy chance for Robert Snodgrass to smash the […]

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Tags: EFL Cup · Karl Darlow · League Cup · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot

Rafa’s Rallying Cry – We’re A Team And Must Keep Working Hard

November 30th, 2016 · 56 Comments

Newcastle goalkeeper Matz Sels is getting criticism for last night’s defeat after he could not hold onto a shot from Marcus Henriksen and the ball went to Scottish International Robert Snodgrass who gleefully slammed the ball into the net for the equalizer. That was only just after Newcastle had just taken the lead with a goal […]

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Tags: Coaching · EFL Cup · League Cup · Matz Sels · Newcastle News

Benitez Goalkeeper Update – Rob Elliot Is Close To Return

November 29th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Rafa Benitez has given an update today on the goalkeeper situation at Newcastle, with Karl Darlow having played in the last nine league games and suffering the first non-win in that streak, when we lost to Blackburn at home on Saturday. In our team for tonight’s game we had Karl Darlow in goal, but Rafa can play Matz Sels – […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot

Goalkeeper Could Leave Newcastle Under These Conditions

November 24th, 2016 · 10 Comments

Matz Sels joined us from Gent at the end of June and he was our first signing of the summer for about £4M. He was a surprise signing and was brought in by Rafa Benitez because both Tim Krul and Rob Elliot would take some time to get back to action from their serious ACL […]

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Tags: Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Loan Moves · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Goalkeeper Talks About His Challenges At Newcastle

November 18th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Karl Darlow has played the last 7 league games for Newcastle (all wins) since he came in and replaced new signing Matz Sels after the 1-1 draw at Villa Park and Darlow has looked in good form for Newcastle and continues to improve. Karl came into the side last season in late March after Rob Elliot […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot

Rob Elliot On Why It’s Going To Be Difficult For Him

November 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on Rob Elliot On Why It’s Going To Be Difficult For Him

Rob Elliot is coming back to full fitness and he will be fighting to regain his first team place at Newcastle after having been out for over seven months with a serious ACL injury he picked up in Dublin playing for Ireland at the end of March. Rob was our Player of the Season for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Injuries · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul