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Entries Tagged as 'Vurnon Anita'

Newcastle Players Suffer Huge International Let Down

September 4th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Holland went down to a shock 1-0 defeat in Amsterdam to Group A leaders Iceland last night, and they are now third top of their group, and it looks like they may not qualify for the finals in France next summer. This was Danny Blind’s first game in charge and a big blow to the […]

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Tags: Daryl Janmaat · Euro 2016 · Georginio Wijnaldum · International News · Newcastle News · Tim Krul · Vurnon Anita

This Newcastle Player Has Come In From The Cold

August 27th, 2015 · 63 Comments

We singed Vurnon Anita form Ajax in the summer of 2012 for £6.7M from Ajax, and he was the only senior player we signed that summer when we also brought in youngster Gael Bigirimana from Coventry for £1M. Vurnon has never quite managed to hold down a starting position, although he played very well when […]

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Tags: Coaching · Euro 2016 · International News · Poll · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

Newcastle Player Gets Shock Recall To Holland Squad

August 22nd, 2015 · 63 Comments

We’ve been impressed with the form of Vurnon Anita at the end of last season and so far this season, and Vurnon has had his very first call up for the Holland squad since he joined Newcastle three years ago. Anita is a shock choice by new Holland manager Danny Blind, and three Newcastle players are […]

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Tags: Daryl Janmaat · Euro 2016 · Georginio Wijnaldum · International News · Newcastle News · Tim Krul · Vurnon Anita

Miracle Man Could Start At Swansea

August 15th, 2015 · 137 Comments

26 year-old Dutch midfielder Vurnon Anita seems to have made a miraculous recovery from the back injury he sustained last Sunday against the Saints,  and he was carried off on a stretcher mid-way through the second half, and seemed to be in significant pain. However, he is still expected to start at Swansea today, in what […]

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

Anita Talks About His Injury And His New Role In The Side

August 11th, 2015 · 19 Comments

It looks like Vurnon Anita injured his back on Sunday against the Saints, when he fell badly on it after trying to head the ball away. Vurnon was one of our best players at the end of last season and played one of his best games ever for the club when it really mattered against […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

It’s The Dutch Revolution At Newcastle Under McClaren

August 10th, 2015 · 80 Comments

Gini Wijnaldum was the first player signed by Newcastle in the summer, and but our Man of the Match polling he was our best player yesterday against Southampton when we drew 2-2 with the club who finished 7th in the Premier League last season. Vurnon Anita – the challenge where he was injured

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Tags: Daryl Janmaat · Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Siem de Jong · Tim Krul · Vurnon Anita