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Rafa Delighted With Win – Red Card Didn’t Change Much

December 30th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez  was very happy after the game tonight even though it looked like a fairly mediocre performance from the lads against Nottingham Forest. But justice when done after our 2-1 defeat at the City Ground four weeks ago, when we had two players sent off in the first half. This time is […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Dwight Gayle Brace Gives Newcastle Vital Victory

December 30th, 2016 · 49 Comments

Now that’s more like it as Newcastle got their 17th win of the season tonight at St. James’ Park against Nottingham Forest and go back to the top of the Championship table with Brighton’s game against Cardiff City being postponed because of fog. The Reading vs Fulham game was also abandoned at half time because of […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Poll

Three Changes For Newcastle Against Forest

December 30th, 2016 · 249 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just named his starting line-up for tonight’s important game against Nottingham Forest at St. James’ Park. With Brighton’s game at home to Cardiff City being called off because of thick fog on the south coast Newcastle will go back to top of the league with a win tonight. TEAM NEWS: Here’s how Newcastle […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll

Mitrovic Happy At Newcastle – For The Moment

December 30th, 2016 · 6 Comments

There is an interesting report in the Telegraph today that Rafa Benitez has had a one-on-one talk to Aleksandar Mitrovic about the situation with Dwight Gayle starting in the side and scoring 17 goals for Newcastle and that Mitro will need to be patient – at least in the near term. The meeting took place […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Transfer News and Rumours

After Some Mediocre Results – Rafa Points The Way Forward

December 29th, 2016 · 20 Comments

We never thought we would lose the first two games of the season but after that it looked like fairly easy going for Newcastle with eight successive league wins. But things have not gone well since we lost to Blackburn Rovers at home on November 26th – to break that winning streak. We have now lost  three […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Press Conference

Upbeat Rafa – Newcastle Future Bright – Great Potential – Fans Fantastic

December 29th, 2016 · 16 Comments

There were doubts raised about Newcastle on Monday night when the lads put in a lacklustre performance at St. James’ Park and that’s not the first time that has happened at home this season. There’s probably been too much of a reaction on the negative side after we lost and Brighton won to go top […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Poll · Press Conference