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Pundit Describes What Benitez Will Discover In Championship

June 7th, 2016 · 12 Comments

Rafa Benitez is the type of man and the type of manager who looks forward to being challenged – and that’s one of the reasons he is still at Newcastle. While most world-class managers would have left Newcastle following our relegation – not Rafa – who has this unshakable vision that he can take Newcastle United to the […]

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

Shameful – Star Pleads For Move Away From Newcastle

June 7th, 2016 · 42 Comments

Knowing Moussa Sissoko’s history I suppose we should have expected this to come at some point after Newcastle were relegated last month. The 26 year-old French star has been speaking to Foot Mercato while with the French squad – and he has put in a personal plea to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to sign him […]

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Tags: Coaching · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez In Crucial Meeting With Townsend On Monday

June 7th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Rafa Benitez met with Newcastle winger Andros Townsend yesterday, after it seems that Crystal Palace met all the conditions of the release clause in his contract, according to the Mirror. It’s obvious that Rafa wants to keep Andros at the club along with some of Newcastle’s other good players, in an effort for Newcastle to […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Local Lad Wants These Players At Newcastle For Promotion Bid

June 6th, 2016 · 96 Comments

Jack Colback has been interviewed today and he says he wants some strong characters at Newcastle for next season, to help with the promotion drive out of what Jack calls a tough league. We had far too many players last season who didn’t want to know once the going got tough in games and we cannot have that […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Jack Colback · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Star Puts Himself In The Shop Window

June 4th, 2016 · 41 Comments

The Netherlands will play Austria in their final friendly tonight and that will be the last time we will see Gini Wijnaldum in action until he returns to pre-season – probably after the  June 28th return date, because he has been on International duty. At that time or even before then, we expect Rafa Benitez to […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · International News · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Veteran Leaves Home Town Club – As Expected

June 3rd, 2016 · 10 Comments

Newcastle United’s longest-serving player and home town lad Steven Taylor was today released from the club, when his contract, which runs out at the end of the month, will not be renewed. In all truth it wasn’t expected that Rafa would give Steven Taylor a new contract and after his woeful performance at Southampton and […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Steven Taylor