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Entries Tagged as 'Steven Taylor'

McClaren – Players Still 20% Short Of Being Fully Match Fit

August 24th, 2015 · 165 Comments

One of the positive thing about the performance at Manchester United on Saturday was that we defended superbly for maybe the first time this season, and it was our first clean sheet and something to build on. But Steve McClaren also knows that the players are still not as sharp as they need to be and […]

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Tags: Fitness · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Steven Taylor

McClaren – These Three Players Were Immaculate For Us

August 23rd, 2015 · 19 Comments

If you look at the way we played against Swansea last weekend, and the way Newcastle played yesterday against Manchester United at Old Trafford,  you could see the remarkable progress in the way Newcastle defended. Granted that both games started off almost the same way, with Newcastle under tremendous pressure for the first 20 minutes, […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Premier League · Steven Taylor · Tim Krul

Newcastle To Move On From Swansea Hammering

August 18th, 2015 · 148 Comments

After the game on Saturday at the Liberty Stadium, it was disappointing to come away with a 2-0 defeat, but in truth we were very lucky to get away with that scoreline. It could (should?) have been a  much bigger defeat after Daryl Janmaat was sent off after 41 minutes for two yellows cards for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor

McClaren – Keep Him Fit And He’s Tremendous

August 13th, 2015 · 9 Comments

Steven Taylor has had a bad time of it with injuries over the last five and a half years, and since January of 2010 he’s appeared just 75 times for his home town club. During that time he’s had at least three serious injuries that have kept him out for long periods of time, including last […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League · Steven Taylor

Newcastle Defender Talks About Change Of Philosophy

August 4th, 2015 · 14 Comments

Steven Taylor is likely to start the game against Southampton on Sunday in our first game of the season, and while he played quite well against Borussia Monchengladbach it was the 29 year-old’s mistake in the second half when he was dispossessed in the box, that gave the goal away. Steven Taylor in action last […]

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Tags: Georginio Wijnaldum · Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Steven Taylor

Newcastle Fans Are Feeling Excited Again

August 1st, 2015 · 21 Comments

Steven Taylor has come right back into the reckoning at Newcastle under new coach Steve McClaren, who called Steven up to the England squad back in 2007 when Steve was the England manager and gave the Whitley Bay lad his only England B cap that same year. Steven has suffered a lot of injuries in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Scouting Network · Steven Taylor · Transfer News and Rumours