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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'Premier League'

Rafa Begins Vital Pre-Season In Outdated Facility

July 4th, 2016 · 3 Comments

There’s no doubt that this coming season is a critical one for Newcastle United and it not be easy as we fight to get back to the Premier League for the second time in a short seven years. With Rafa Benitez as manager there has been lots of stuff accomplished in the short five weeks Rafa […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Training Ground

Big Thauvin Offer Could Be Coming In From Marseille

July 3rd, 2016 · 76 Comments

There are reports that with Marseilles cash reserves having been amply replenished by the sale of Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi to Chelsea for €40M (33.6M) – Marseille may now be able to make a more than decent loan offer to Newcastle for Florian Thauvin for next season. One requirement is that they pay the full wages […]

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Tags: Coaching · Florian Thauvin · Loan Moves · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

The Brutal Honesty Offered Up By Coach Ian Cathro – I Failed

July 3rd, 2016 · 13 Comments

Rafa Benitez kept only two of Steve McClaren’s coaches at the club when he came in after McClaren had finally been fired on March 11th – the day that Rafa was introduced as the new Newcastle manager. Those were Ian Cathro – the highly rated young coach who only turns 30 a week tomorrow – and goalkeeping […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Defender’s Dire Warning Against This Happening Next Season

July 3rd, 2016 · 10 Comments

Things on Tyneside are buzzing at the moment as Rafa Benitez seems to be doing everything right in his new job at Newcastle and last week secured three new good signings in just three days . In came goalkeeper Matz Sels, striker Dwight  Gayle and right winger Matt Ritchie and they will definitely strengthen the […]

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Tags: Championship · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

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