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Entries Tagged as '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

Our Man Of The Match Is Fast Becoming A Real Star

April 17th, 2016 · 9 Comments

We were a little worried yesterday because of our inexperienced and makeshift back four, but they all did very well in keeping our first clean sheet and helping get our first win since we beat West Brom 1-0 a full 10 weeks ago – a very long time ago. This was a massive win for us […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Man of the Match · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

McClaren Concentrates On New Mantra For Newcastle

February 20th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Newcastle will play Norwegian club Lillestrom SK this afternoon after arriving in La Manga, Spain last Tuesday and getting through some good warm weather training this week in an effort to get the squad fitter, improve the team spirit and today give some of our players much needed game time. And then we suppose the squad […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Jack Colback · Management · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor · Vurnon Anita

Is This The Man To Partner Jonjo Shelvey?

February 19th, 2016 · 80 Comments

Vurnon Anita and Jack Colback are back fit again and we suddenly seem to have a lot of defensive midfielders available with Cheick Tiote still at the club and new signing Henri Saivet. Vurnon has played quite well for Newcastle this season and last season in the last few games he had some good games […]

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Tags: Coaching · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Premier League · Vurnon Anita