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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Rafa – We Must Do Our Jobs And Be At The Top Of The Table

September 23rd, 2016 · 13 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the important game at Aston Villa tomorrow, when we will try to get our 8th win in 9 games in all competitions. Rafa has been a little more explicit today that Newcastle must start doing their jobs and get to the top of the Championship table […]

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

What Di Matteo Thinks Of Benitez As A Manager

September 23rd, 2016 · 20 Comments

Roberto Di Matteo had his press conference yesterday for the game tomorrow with Newcastle at Villa Park –  and he said he wasn’t all that surprised that Rafa eventually decided to stay on at Newcastle even though  we were relegated. It was a decision that shocked a lot of pundits including Alan Shearer, who kept telling […]

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

Here’s A Strong Newcastle Side For Aston Villa

September 23rd, 2016 · 27 Comments

Rafa Benitez made eight changes to the side that were beaten last Saturday against Wolves and the team on Tuesday night looked a lot better than the team of last Saturday. We lost to two poor goals in the league last Saturday, but won rather easily by the same scoreline 2-0 in the EFL Cup […]

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What Rafa Told The Players At Half Time On Tuesday Night

September 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rafa Benitez made 8 changes to the side on Tuesday night that had lamely lost 2-0 to Wolves last Saturday afternoon, but one surprise was a player he left in the side – Jonjo Shelvey – ho had a poor game last Saturday. At the time the team was announced we wondered if this was […]

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Tags: Championship · EFL Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · League Cup · Newcastle News · Poll

Roberto Di Matteo Talks About The Strengths Of Newcastle

September 22nd, 2016 · 54 Comments

Aston Villas manager Roberto Di Matteo gave his press conference today for the home game against Newcastle United at Villa Park on Saturday. Both managers have the rare distinction of winning the Champions League – Roberto with Chelsea (2012) and Rafa with Liverpool (2005) and Rafa is also a losing finalist with Liverpool (2007). Roberto […]

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