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Entries Tagged as 'Moussa Sissoko'

Sissoko Reveals The Thinking In The Newcastle Camp

May 1st, 2016 · 15 Comments

Whatever Rafa Benitez does before the end of the season – two more wins in the last two games will surely mean we survive the drop – he has already transformed this Newcastle side and is busy internally transforming the club too. Newcastle are now unbeaten in four games and have won two of them […]

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One Change – This Could Be Newcastle’s Best Team For Palace

April 29th, 2016 · 276 Comments

It seems like only Steven Taylor has come back from injury from last week, and Kevin Mbabu is also fit again, but he was on the bench last week at Liverpool. So a good question now is what team will Rafa start tomorrow against Crystal Palace, which is basically a must-win game if we are […]

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Surprise That Benitez Rates This Newcastle Player So Highly

April 27th, 2016 · 23 Comments

Rafa Benitez had again been talking in glowing terms about French International midfielder Moussa Sissoko,  who he has made his Newcastle captain and if we survive this season and Rafa stays at the club – don´t be surprised if Moussa continues as captain next season. It´s surprising, because Moussa never seemed to care too much […]

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Newcastle’s New Star In Rallying Cry To Fans

April 17th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Andros Townsend is fast becoming a real fan favorite on Tyneside and he scored his second goal in as many games after 89 minutes yesterday against Swansea, when he rifled home with that great left foot of his after being set up by an excellent run from Aleksandar Mitrovic. Unfortunately, with that release clause of […]

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Rafa Starting To Get The Best Out Of This Great Player

April 17th, 2016 · 60 Comments

Rafa Benitez made the rather strange decision of making Moussa Sissoko the Newcastle captain for the vital game yesterday when he dropped Jonjo Shelvey, but it seemed to work because Moussa had a good game for a change – and he even scored his first goal of the season and then went bonkers when he ran […]

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