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Entries Tagged as 'Tim Krul'

Hints Newcastle Goalkeeper On His Way In January

August 9th, 2016 · 22 Comments

Juventus were keen to bring in Newcastle’s Tim Krul as back-up to 38-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon a couple of years ago when a massive £20M transfer fee was mentioned. It seems the Italian giants are still interested in Tim as the eventual replacement, but Tim will probably not play until October and he will have to […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

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

Newcastle Goalkeeper Demonstrates Excellent Attitude

July 30th, 2016 · 18 Comments

With Tim Krul and Rob Elliot looking like they would not be fit at the start of August, we thought that Karl Darlow would be in the Newcastle goal for the first game of the season and that 19 year-old Freddie Woodman would be on the bench. That’s the way it was for the last 8 […]

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Tags: Coaching · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Tim Krul

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 · Pre-season · Premier League · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Hanley Deal Proving Difficult – Hayden Signing Expected Today

July 10th, 2016 · 19 Comments

We didn’t expect new Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle to want to sell his captain and best player Grant Hanley and it seems that if Newcastle want to sign the 24 year-old  Scottish International center-back  they will have to bid higher – higher than the second bid of £4.5M Newcastle put in yesterday. Grant did not […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target