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Entries Tagged as 'Vurnon Anita'

These Were Newcastle’s Best Players At Aston Villa

May 8th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Vurnon Anita was declared fit before the game yesterday against Aston Villa and held onto his right-back position, even through regular right=back Daryl Janmaat was fit again. Vurnon justified Rafa Benitez’ faith in him by putting in another Man of the Match performance at Villa  and Anita secured 20% of the vote. A close second […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Man of the Match · Management · Vurnon Anita

Good News For Newcastle Before Vital Villa Game

May 5th, 2016 · 3 Comments

There ls some good news being reported today in the local papers that Vurnon Anita should be fit for the vital game at Villa Park on Saturday and he should be able to line-up at right back in an unchanged defense. Anita was taken off late in the game against Crystal Palace with a muscle […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Injuries · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

Four Newcastle Players Make Redknapp´s Team Of The Week

May 2nd, 2016 · 9 Comments

It looks like Harry Redknapp was pleased with Newcastle´s performance against Crystal Palace on Saturday, which was a much closer game than we expected but we finally won it 1-0. It also shows the nonsense coming from Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce, who basically said before the game he expected Palace not to try to hard […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita

These Were Newcastle’s Top Two Players At Liverpool

April 24th, 2016 · 30 Comments

Both Andros Townsend and Vurnon Anita have been in very good form lately during the Newcastle revival and both continued their good form yesterday having excellent games at Anfield. Vurnon continues to look a much better right-back than he is a central midfielder and maybe he has found his best position at right full back. […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Coaching · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita

Rafa Benitez’ High Praise For This Little Battler

April 19th, 2016 · 55 Comments

Last year in the last few games of the season Vurnon Anita played the best he has ever played for Newcastle United when it really mattered and in that final game against West Ham he was great and second in the Man of the Match voting, only to the incomparable Jonas Gutierrez. And today Rafa […]

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Tags: Management · Newcastle News · Prayer · Premier League · Vurnon Anita