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Newcastle Back On Top – On Track For 100 Points

February 11th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Newcastle now have 65 points from our 30 league games after a great defensive display allowed us to get a 1-0 hard-fought win at Molineux with the winner coming just before half time by Aleksandar Mitrovic. That was Mitro’s 6th goal of the season and we move on to 65 points from our 30 games […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Newcastle News · Poll

Mitro Goal Wins It For The Magpies At Molineux

February 11th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Rafa Benitez during the week said he had not lost confidence in his striker Aleksandar Mitrovic and the 22 year-old Serbian striker repaid his manager this afternoon with the winner just before half time against Wolves. Newcastle go back on top of the league with 65 points from our 30 games and that was our […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Poll

Lascelles And Colback Return For Wolves

February 11th, 2017 · 314 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced his starting eleven for the match at Wolves in the late kickoff game in the Championship this afternoon and captain Jamaal Lascelles and Jack Colback come back into the side. TEAM NEWS: Here’s how Newcastle United will line up at @OfficialWolves this afternoon (kick-off 5:30pm, GMT). #NUFC pic.twitter.com/4wccyLgaop — Newcastle […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa Talks About His Selection Problems

February 11th, 2017 · 10 Comments

Chancel Mbemba seems to have been out of favor with Rafa Benitez this season and he has played very rarely after being a starter alongside Fabricio Coloccini in his first season on Tyneside last term, when he did very well. Mbemba had a disastrous game in the 2-0 defeat against Wolves at St. James’ Park on […]

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Tags: Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll

Rafa – Little By Little This Player Is Learning And Improving

February 11th, 2017 · 25 Comments

When Rafa first arrived at Newcastle last May, Jonjo Shelvey had just been signed a couple of months previously for £12M from Swansea. And after a few games Rafa dropped Jonjo and the former Liverpool player was interviewed in the local papers shortly after that. He said Rafa had been great for Newcastle and everybody was […]

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Tags: Coaching · Jonjo Shelvey · Management · Newcastle News · Poll

Rafa Repeats His Mantra – Again And Again

February 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Rafa Benitez has drummed it into his players and the fans ever since he arrived at St. James’ Park last May that the way he thinks is just one game at a time. Many times in press conferences he has refused to even talk or discuss any game but the next one – and it’s […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll