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Blues Manager 100% Certain Newcastle Will Win Championship

March 19th, 2017 · 13 Comments

Wigan, Leeds and QPR are three teams who have won at St. Andrew’s over the last month in the Championship, so we expected Newcastle to be able to take all 3 points yesterday. But the game ended up in a 0-0 draw – a very disappointing result for the Magpies – but Blues manager Gianfranco […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Newcastle Did Everything Yesterday – Except Win the Game

March 19th, 2017 · 4 Comments

It was just one of those days yesterday when once again poor officiating in the Championship cost Newcastle three points as a Matt Ritchie goal in the first half was disallowed for offside but replays showed the goal should have stood. That would have given Newcastle the goal they needed and all 3 points but surely this […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Diame, Perez And Murphy Start – Shelvey Sick – On Bench

March 18th, 2017 · 246 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just named his starting eleven for the game at St. Andrew’s this afternoon against Birmingham City and there’s a surprise with Jonjo Shelvey sick and he starts on the bench. Mo Diame will play in central midfield with Jack Colback and let’s hope we don’t miss the creativity of Shelvey in this […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll

This Number Of Wins Will Now See Newcastle Promoted

March 18th, 2017 · 13 Comments

With Huddersfield surprisingly beaten 4-0 last night at Bristol City, it’s a great opportunity for Newcastle to go into the two week International break on 80 points from 38 games and be that much closer to an automatic promotion spot. Huddersfield remain 6 points behind Newcastle with both clubs having now played 37 games, so we […]

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Rafa Gives Injury Update – Fulham Was Wake-Up Call

March 17th, 2017 · 74 Comments

Rafa Benitez has given his press conference this afternoon for the important game at Birmingham City against a struggling Blues side under manager Gianfranco Zola. It was a rare off-day for most of the Newcastle players against Fulham and we hope it was just a blip – a bad day at the office – and the […]

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

Predicted Starting Eleven For Birmingham – Four Changes

March 17th, 2017 · 54 Comments

Rafa Benitez is likely to make a few changes from the side that played so poorly last Saturday against Fulham to lose our 5th game at home this season – this time by a score of 3-1. The defense needs to play a lot better and we will assume that Ciaran Clark is not available […]

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