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Entries Tagged as 'Pre-Season'

Rafa – Players Must Realise What It Means To Be At Newcastle

June 30th, 2016 · 42 Comments

Rafa Benitez has been interviewed on the Newcastle web-site, the day before he takes his first training session in this very important pre-season. It will be the first full season with Rafa in charge at Newcastle and it’s an exciting time for the Geordie fans. One of the things that Rafa will impress on his […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Press

Rafa To Try One Last Time To Keep Townsend At Newcastle

June 30th, 2016 · 19 Comments

There’s been a campaign mounted on Twitter by Newcastle fans – hashtag #stayandros – to try to keep Andros Townsend at the club and although it looks unlikely, there’s nothing to lose in tweeting to ask him to stay on Tyneside. It seems to us a short-sighted decision for Andros to even want to move to […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Championship · Contracts · England News · Euro 2016 · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Season Tickets Being Snapped Up – First Home Game A Sellout

June 30th, 2016 · 60 Comments

The signing of Matz Sels yesterday for around £5M with the expected signing of Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle for £10M today and Bournemouth’ midfielder Matt Richie for £12M maybe tomorrow – has caused season ticket sales to soar again on Tyneside, according to a report in the Chronicle this morning. That’s an outlay of £27M […]

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Tags: Attendance · Championship · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Sels Told Geordie Fans Are A Little Bit Crazy – But So Is He

June 30th, 2016 · 18 Comments

New signing Matz Sels is a little bit like his new manager Rafa Benitez – he played in the Champions League last  season and is now at Newcastle in the Championship – England’s second division. Rafa was managing Real Madrid for the first half of last season – they went on to win the Champions […]

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Tags: Coaching · Matz Sels · Media · Newcastle News · nufcTV · Pre-Season · Premier League

Medical Team Enhanced In Attempt To Reduce Injuries

June 29th, 2016 · 80 Comments

Newcastle United have today confirmed the appointments of Cristian Fernandez Martinez and Daniel Marti to the Club’s medical team, under the overall management and leadership of Dr Paul Catterson. Dr Catterson is the head of sports medicine and science at Newcastle United. Dr Paul Catterson – head of sports medicine and science

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Tags: Championship · Injuries · Medical · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-Season