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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Glowing Remarks From Benitez About Newcastle Youngster

April 26th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Rafa Benitez has again praised the attitude and application of young center-back Jamaal Lascelles. Jamaal has become a permanent fixture in the Newcastle defense under Rafa and the 22 year-old England U21 International has turned in a number of solid and impressive performances for the team, although he is still learning and improving. But he […]

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Tags: Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Prayer · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

These Were Newcastle’s Top Two Players At Liverpool

April 24th, 2016 · 30 Comments

Both Andros Townsend and Vurnon Anita have been in very good form lately during the Newcastle revival and both continued their good form yesterday having excellent games at Anfield. Vurnon continues to look a much better right-back than he is a central midfielder and maybe he has found his best position at right full back. […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Coaching · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita

Just Exactly What Rafa Benitez Told His Players At Half Time

April 24th, 2016 · 46 Comments

Papiss Cisse scored a rare goal for the side yesterday and it came at a great time – just three minutes into the second half – with a good header to bring Newcastle back to 2-1 after Liverpool had mainly bossed the game in the first half with goals from Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana. […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Poll · Prayer · Premier League · Press

Rafa Benitez Praise For Local Lad And Youngster Too

April 23rd, 2016 · 14 Comments

Rafa Benitez has said the return of Paul Dummett to the side has balanced the defense and we now have a left footed player at left back and a right footed player at right back in Vurnon Anita,  who has had two great games in the back four for the Magpies. Paul has also looked good […]

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Tags: Coaching · Kevin Mbabu · Management · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Poll · Prayer · Premier League

Newcastle Captain Probably Out For The Season

April 23rd, 2016 · 35 Comments

Rafa Benitez has said that he is not optimistic that Fabricio Coloccini can return to play for Newcastle this season. Colo picked up the  calf injury after the 5-1 humiliation at Chelsea when the Newcastle squad went for a short five day holiday to the south of Spain. It was in the warm down after the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Management · Prayer · Premier League · Press