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Newcastle Player – Big Push Coming For Promotion

March 21st, 2017 · 1 Comment

Ayoze Perez had a decent game for us at Birmingham on Saturday in the disappointing 0-0 draw and hopefully the Spanish U21 International is in good form and can help us score some goals in the final 8 games of the season. Once things start up again on April 1st after the two week International […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News

Newcastle’s Top Youngster – Rafa Has Been Brilliant For Me

March 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Freddie Woodman is one the best young players at Newcastle and we look forward to seeing the 20 year-old develop into one of the top goalkeepers in England and at Newcastle of course. He’s already played for the U16, U17, U18, U19, U20 and U21 England Youth sides and made 42 total appearances so far […]

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Tags: Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

Rafa Benitez Heaps Praise On Newcastle Defender

March 20th, 2017 · 31 Comments

Grant Hanley is a player who may not be fully appreciated at Newcastle and he could still have a good future under Rafa Benitez on Tyneside. Grant is a dour Scot and a leader both off and on the pitch and those are the type of individuals you want in any successful squad. Hanley is […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Grant Hanley · 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

Why Rafa Is Pleased The International Break Is Here

March 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment

A few of Newcastle’s players currently have injuries – Ciaran Clark and DeAndre Yedlin being the latest two injured. But players like Isaac Hayden and Rolando Aaron could be ready to play on April 1st when the Championship games continues and we play Wigan at home. Ciaran Clark is an important player for us and […]

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Tags: Championship · Daryl Murphy · Dwight Gayle · International break · International News · Newcastle News

Rafa Reveals Logic Of How To Use Shelvey Yesterday

March 19th, 2017 · 27 Comments

It turns out that Jonjo Shelvey had a high fever on Friday and wasn’t passed fit to play yesterday. But he did start on the bench and we suppose in an emergency he came on for the final 12 minutes to try to help Newcastle get the winner. Rafa must have been tempted to start […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Poll