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Entries Tagged as 'Vurnon Anita'

Our Man Of The Match Apologizes To Fans

November 23rd, 2015 · 59 Comments

For the second game running our stand-in goalkeeper Rob Elliot was one of the few players who turned up for the game and he was again our best player and winner fo the Man of the Match poll against Leicester City. In second place and worth a mention is Vurnon Anita,  who had one of his […]

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Tags: Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Rob Elliot · Vurnon Anita

McClaren May Have Some Surprises In Store Against Stoke

October 31st, 2015 · 20 Comments

Newcastle will have Fabricio Coloccini available for the game today at home to Stoke City after his red card against Sunderland was rescinded by the FA, but we will be without Jack Colback for up to six weeks with the knee injury he picked up after a tackle from Lee Cattermole. Jack Colback out for up […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Injuries · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

McClaren Addresses An Immediate Newcastle Problem

October 30th, 2015 · 39 Comments

I´m not the only Newcastle fan who has had their heart in their mouth during the first half of each of our last two games with a certain Mr. Cheick Tiote. Cheick was booked after 5 minutes against Norwich City and after 14 minutes against Sunderland and then he was one more daft challenge away […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Match Preview · Poll · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

McClaren – This Player Has Been Great For Us

October 30th, 2015 · 160 Comments

One of the players that really impress us towards the last end of lays season was Vurnon Anita and he played really well in that last game – the 2-0 win against West Ham – even though late in the second half his breakaway with a three on one situation was messed up when he […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Press Conference · Vurnon Anita

Top Midfielder Could Be Out Until Next Year

October 28th, 2015 · 23 Comments

There is some significant concern that Jack Colback could miss a couple of months depending on just how bad the knee injury is that he suffered from one of those ridiculous Lee Cattermole tackles – and it will depend on how much damage has been done to the knee ligaments. Until Newcastle have the results […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Injuries · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita

This Newcastle Defensive Midfielder Will Start On Sunday

October 23rd, 2015 · 13 Comments

Steve McClaren does have a decision to make on Sunday at Sunderland as to who he starts in defensive midfield between Cheick Tiote who is slowly returning from a long-term knee injury – and Vurnon Anita – who has played solidly for us all season and at the end of last season too. McClaren preferred […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Vurnon Anita