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Entries Tagged as '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

Tim Krul Gives Update – Sets Date For Comeback

September 5th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Tim Krul suffered a serious knee injury of his ACL on October 11th last year towards the end of the 2-1 win in Kazakhstan, so it’s now a full 11 months that Tim has been out. That’s one reason we don’t expect his Newcastle team-mate Rob Elliott to be back much before the end of […]

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

5th Player Goes Out On Loan For The Season

August 25th, 2016 · 5 Comments

It’s been confirmed tonight that Tim Krul has gone out on loan to Ajax for the season, where he will take over from Netherlands number one goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, who has joined Barcelona for a fee of £11M that was announced earlier today. Tim has been given a one year extension to his contract which […]

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Tags: Championship · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Other News · Tim Krul