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Entries Tagged as 'Pre-Season'

McClaren Reveals The Best Signing At Newcastle This Summer

August 23rd, 2015 · 43 Comments

We’ve always said that the best coaches get the very best out of the players they have available, and they do it in different ways – but it’s all about having good man-management skills – and getting the players to place their trust in you. Steve McClaren seems to have those skills in abundance and […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

These Dutch Masters Can Terrorize Defenses This Season

August 14th, 2015 · 19 Comments

It was really difficult last season for Siem de Jong,  who suffered a severe torn thigh muscle in September, and then when he was finally recovering from that,  he suffered a collapsed lung last February, for which he received immediate surgery, and he was finally getting to some kind of fitness towards the end of […]

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Tags: Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Siem de Jong

Coloccini Hints At Longer Stay At Newcastle

August 12th, 2015 · 147 Comments

Steve McClaren seemed delighted to have Coloccini pledge his future to Newcastle last week, well at least for the next couple of years,  and we have to give Colo credit for playing so well on Sunday with a new partner at the back – the impressive Chancel Mbemba – it was Colo’s first game since […]

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Tags: Contracts · Fabricio Coloccini · Financials · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Coloccini And Mbemba Start For Newcastle

August 9th, 2015 · 493 Comments

Steve McClaren has just named the starting eleven for the first game of the season against Southampton at St. James’ Park today and it’s a new center-back pairing with Coloccini and Mbemba both starting for Newcastle.

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Tags: Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Pre-Season · Premier League

Pundit Predicts Newcastle Win And A Very Good Season

August 9th, 2015 · 128 Comments

BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson has said that he expects Newcastle to edge Southampton at St. James’ Park today by a score of 2-1, and he has praised Steve McClaren as a very good coach and that the Tyneside club have made some good signings so far this summer. Mark Lawrenson – predicts Newcastle win

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Tags: Match Preview · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Poll: Geordie Fans Confident Of Southampton Result

August 8th, 2015 · 144 Comments

Newcastle fans are surprisingly confident of getting a decent result in our first league game of the season against Southampton tomorrow at St. James Park. In fact 44% think we will be able to get the season off with a win against a side who finished 7th top of the Premier League last season with […]

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Tags: Match Preview · Poll · Pre-Season · Premier League