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Benitez – What’s Wrong – We’re Top Of The League – Making Profits

January 18th, 2017 · 4 Comments

During his press conference yesterday Rafa Benitez didn’t say too much about the transfer system at Newcastle and Mike Ashley¬†reportedly being unhappy with some of the transfers and wanting to go back to his old way of doing business. That’s when we brought in young players who were groomed so they had sell-on value – […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Poll · Press Conference · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

This Could Be Rafa’s Team For Birmingham – Six Changes

January 17th, 2017 · 31 Comments

It would be very good if we can win out next two games – tomorrow night in the replay against Birmingham in the 3rd round of the FA Cup and then on Saturday against Rotherham United in the Championship. That will make it three wins in a row and maybe we can then go on […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Newcastle News · Poll · Prediction

Rafa Upbeat – We Have Options – One Player I Like A Lot

January 17th, 2017 · 25 Comments

Rafa seemed ready for the questions about who’s in charge of transfers at his press conference today and he was upbeat and said nothing has changed and that who is in charge of transfers is a tricky question. But Rafa was keen to ensure everybody at the press conference knew there were no problems and […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Poll · Press Conference · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa – Six Weeks For Anita – Gayle Much Better Than Expected

January 17th, 2017 · 59 Comments

Rafa Benitez delivered some good news on the Newcastle injury front today and it was¬†better than the news reported late last night – especially about Vurnon Anita Rafa says Vurnon has a problem with his ankle, but it could be six weeks – more or less. And he also said the Dwight Gayle was much […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Rafa’s Comments On Transfers And Ashley

January 17th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the FA Cup 3rd round replay against Birmingham City at St. James’ Park tomorrow night. Rafa has talked about this month’s transfer business being difficult but that Newcastle still have options and he’s also talked about owner Mike Ashley. Rafa Benitez – just completed his press […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Surprise Poll Results On Possible Andros Townsend Return

January 15th, 2017 · 12 Comments

The Mail reported late yesterday afternoon that Newcastle were interested in signing Andros Townsend from Crystal Palace, with new manager Sam Allardyce looking for funds to strengthen the side in the last two weeks of the transfer window. The chances of this happening must be slim at best, but nevertheless Rafa Benitez is an admirer […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll