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Entries Tagged as 'Pre-season'

23 Year-Old Could Be Surpise Departure This Month

August 13th, 2016 · 44 Comments

Massadio Haidara was signed from Nancy in January of 2013,  but he has never been able to tie down a regular starting spot at Newcastle, mainly because of all the injuries he’s picked up in his three and a half years on Tyneside. Sadio is currently out with a knee injury and he has taken […]

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Tags: Contracts · Injuries · Loan Moves · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Will Now Change Transfer Priorities

August 6th, 2016 · 72 Comments

We had thought there could be a shock result last night – mainly because Fulham have undergone a transformation this summer under new boss Slavisa Jokanovic and he had done a fantastic job at Watford the season before last in getting them an automatic promotion to the Premier League. Slavisa was only in charge about six […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Pre-season · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Comments From Rafa Benitez Press Conference

August 4th, 2016 · 51 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the first game of the Championship season at Craven Cottage tomorrow night and Rafa has said he respects Fulham. Rafa Benitez – at press conference today

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Press · Press Conference

Interesting Comments From Rafa During His Radio Call-In

August 3rd, 2016 · 171 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just finished the Radio Newcastle call-in show with Mick Lowes where Newcastle fans had the opportunity to call in for an hour and ask questions of the Newcastle manager. It was a fascinating call-in and Rafa did reveal some things that we had not been aware of before and of course fans […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Report – Real Madrid To Pass On Moussa Sissoko

August 3rd, 2016 · 44 Comments

There was a report in AS in Spain this morning that Real Madrid would be turning their attention to Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko as one target. The Spanish club have finally given up on trying to get Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba to Madrid – as the 23 year-old now seems certain to join Manchester United imminently. […]

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Local Lad Likely To Be Sent On Loan Again This Season

August 3rd, 2016 · 87 Comments

With Adam Armstrong being injured and not being able to play for the England U-19 side in Germany in the U-19 European Championships this summer,  he’s had almost a full pre-season with Rafa Benitez and the first team squad at Newcastle. He’s also had a few run-outs in some friendly games, but whether Adam will remain […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Pre-season