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Entries Tagged as 'Rob Elliot'

Injured Newcastle Goalkeeper Reassured By Rafa

July 16th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rob Elliot has given an interview today and he reveals that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez gave him a heads-up on the signing of Matz Sels before he arrived a couple of weeks ago. It was basically Rafa reassuring Rob that he has every confidence in him for Newcastle – and that he shouldn’t worry and […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

This Is Very Good News On Newcastle’s Goalkeeper

July 13th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot has been pictured training with his team-mates today in County Kildare, Ireland and given he suffered a serious ACL knee injury in late  March this year – that’s a huge surprise. So maybe the reason Rob was included in the training camp was because he’s closer to fitness than Tim Krul is […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League · Preseason · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

This Could Be A Challenge For Rafa Benitez

June 24th, 2016 · 61 Comments

Tim Krul is further along in his fitness than we thought and the 28 year-old has tweeted today that he looks very close to being fully fit again. Tim Krul – Newcastle goalkeeper Working hard while getting a tan ain’t that bad ??. #AlmostBack — Tim Krul (@TimKrul) June 24, 2016

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Tags: Contracts · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Unlikely To Sell One Of His Goalkeepers This Summer

June 15th, 2016 · 47 Comments

News today that new Everton boss Ronald Koeman wants to buy goalkeeper Tim Krul from Newcastle as a replacement for the departing 37 year-old Tim Howard, who announced in March he would be coming back over here to play for the Colorado Rapids in the MLS. That’s the second time in two years the Saints […]

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Tags: Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

It’s Not Going To Be Easy For This Newcastle Player

June 9th, 2016 · 20 Comments

Rob Elliot faces a hard slog back from his ACL knee injury, and he suffered it over five months after Tim Krul suffered his, so we’d be surprised if Rob is fit before say late November at best. Tim is probably hoping he can be fit for the first game of the Championship season on August […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul