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Entries Tagged as 'Pre-Season'

There’s Been A Positive Change Since McClaren Came In

October 23rd, 2015 · 3 Comments

Rob Elliot had a solid game in goal for Newcastle in his first start for the team in almost a year and he got the job done last Sunday against Norwich and had no chance with either of the goals. Rather both goals were the fault of Moussa Sissoko not tracking back quickly enough or […]

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Tags: Coaching · Derby · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Rob Elliot

McClaren Frustrated By Newcastle’s Start To The Season

September 11th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Steve McClaren has given his press conference for the game at West Ham on Monday night, and some frustration from the head coach is leaking out in his comments. It’s certainly been frustrating to have two red cards in two of our first four league games, and those came in the first half,  so those […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Poll · Pre-Season · Premier League · Press Conference

Forgotten Man Returns To Newcastle

September 11th, 2015 · 10 Comments

It seems like Sylvain Marveaux has been injured with a groin injury since almost the beginning of pre-season, but he is coming back to Newcastle from rehabilitation in France, and he was mentioned by Paul Simpson in his interview with nufcTV on Wednesday. Simpson mostly had positive news on the injury front, but if the former […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Sylvain Marveaux

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