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

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Entries Tagged as 'Rob Elliot'

Newcastle To Announce Big Deal Early Next Week

August 25th, 2016 · 15 Comments

News in the local press that Newcastle have offered goalkeeper Rob Elliot a massive new deal to keep him at Newcastle long term – and that should certainly keep the 30 year-old happy as he comes back from a very serious ACL knee injury. Rob was our best player last season and our Player of the Season and […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Karl Darlow · Leadership · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Rafa Gives His Verdict On New Goalkeeper

August 20th, 2016 · 30 Comments

In the absence of Tim Krul and Rob Elliot, newly arrived Matz Sels has won the starting position in goal over Karl Darlow, who has played many games in the Championship for Nottingham Forest. Rafa Benitez has taken time out to talk about the new Belgium goalkeeper and how he has performed so far this season. Matz […]

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Tags: Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Transfer Shock At Newcastle

August 17th, 2016 · 62 Comments

Rafa Benitez said yesterday that if Newcastle get some offers in this month for veteran goalkeeper Tim Krul then they will consider selling him. It looks like Tim will be the odd man out of the five goalkeepers we currently have – Tim, Matz Sels, Karl Darlow, Rob Elliot and 19 year-old England U-19 International […]

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Tags: Contracts · Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Other News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Good News – Returning Player Can Still Do A Job For Newcastle

August 15th, 2016 · 113 Comments

With a lot of tentativeness and uncertainty in the Newcastle team at the beginning of the season, what we seem to be lacking is some experience, so it’s good news today that Tim Krul is almost fully fit again and ready to join the goalkeepers in daily training in one to two weeks. Tim joined the […]

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Tags: Championship · Contracts · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

New Signing Comes Across As Very Down To Earth

August 2nd, 2016 · 30 Comments

Matz Sels was interviewed during the Open Day at St. James’ Park and he has revealed he turned down offers from Premier League clubs to join manager Rafa Benitez at Newcastle United. The 24 year-old joined us from Gent for around £5M and Matz was the first signing of the summer for Rafa. And it […]

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Tags: Championship · Freddie Woodman · Interview · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul