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Entries Tagged as 'Tim Krul'

Really Good News For Newcastle’s On-Loan Star

November 22nd, 2016 · 5 Comments

It must have been really tough for Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul over the last year,  as he has been recovering from what turned out to be a very bad ruptured cruciate ligament in his knee. He picked up the injury last October while playing for the Netherlands in a Euro 2016 qualifying game against Kazakhstan in […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League · Tim Krul · Twitter

Very Good News For This Newcastle Player – Video

November 11th, 2016 · 1 Comment

It was great news to hear that Tim Krul after 13 months out of the game with a very serious ACL knee injury played for an Ajax team in a friendly game yesterday. The report in Voetbal international says that he played in a 2-0 win yesterday afternoon against Jupiler League club Achilles ’29. Tim […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Injuries · Newcastle News · Recuperation · Tim Krul

Rob Elliot On Why It’s Going To Be Difficult For Him

November 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on Rob Elliot On Why It’s Going To Be Difficult For Him

Rob Elliot is coming back to full fitness and he will be fighting to regain his first team place at Newcastle after having been out for over seven months with a serious ACL injury he picked up in Dublin playing for Ireland at the end of March. Rob was our Player of the Season for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Injuries · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Deserved Praise From Rafa For This Talented Defender

October 31st, 2016 · 9 Comments

Karl Darlow and the back four of Newcastle on Saturday gave a backs-to-the wall kind of performance and showed a lot of fight and resilience – and when that happens you usually get some luck and we had some of that. There were two loud shouts for penalties from Preston and then right at the death – […]

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Tags: Coaching · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Rafa – This Player Is So Positive – A Good Character

October 3rd, 2016 · 54 Comments

Last summer when Steve McClaren had just come in as the new manager he was going to send goalkeeper Rob Elliot out on loan, but Rob was so enthusiastic in training and so positive that he decided to keep him at Newcastle. Then last October when Tim Krul was seriously injured playing for the Netherlands […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Coach On Why He Let One Of His Stars Join Newcastle

September 7th, 2016 · 8 Comments

In an interview recently Matz Sels said that the training sessions Rafa Benitez runs at Newcastle United are a lot more intense than those of his former coach at Gent, Hein Vanhaezebrouck. Matz joked that at Newcastle “My morning forest walks are not there anymore.” Hein Vanhaezebrouck – Gent head coach

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