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Unbelievable – Rafa’s Wife And Two Daughters Key In Decision

May 26th, 2016 · 24 Comments

There are stories being circulated on how Rafa’s wife and two daughters had an awful lot to do with getting Rafa Benitez to stay on at Newcastle United. Rafa’s wife Maria de Montserrat and their two daughters Claudia and Agata Benitez have been imploring Rafa to stay on Tyneside, when it was very obvious to them […]

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

Charnley Talks About Phenomenal World-Class Rafa Benitez

May 26th, 2016 · 35 Comments

We heard Managing Director Lee Charnley speak for the very first time last night as we watched him on nufcTV talk about Rafa Benitez. We suppose since he was born in Lancashire it isn’t too surprising he has a Lancashire accent. It seems Rafa has taken to Charnley, who seems to have been so helpful to the […]

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

Alan Shearer Surprised Rafa Is Staying At Newcastle

May 26th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Alan Shearer has been telling everybody who would listen to him for a few weeks now there was no way that Rafa Benitez would stay at Newcastle and manage a second division club, when he would have big offers coming in from all over the place. But that’s what the Spanish manager has done as […]

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Rafa’s Comments – We Can Keep The Players We Want To Keep

May 25th, 2016 · 146 Comments

Rafa’s has completed his rather short press conference after being confirmed as the Newcastle United manager for at least the next three years. The manager again pointed to the fans as the main reason for wanting to stay at the club and he has complimented Lee Charnley for giving him everything he asked for and again […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Prayer · Premier League · Press · Press Conference

Magpies Confirm Benitez Signing – I See A Great Future For Newcastle

May 25th, 2016 · 25 Comments

Newcastle have confirmed that Rafa Benitez will be the manager for a period of three years and the announcement is now on the Newcastle web-site. Rafa said he wants to be part of the great future he sees for Newcastle United. 🙂 🙂 🙂 Lee Charnley and Rafa Benitez at the signing

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

Press Confererence At 7:00 pm To Unveil Rafa Benitez

May 25th, 2016 · 63 Comments

There will be a press conference tonight at 7:00 pm, when Newcastle United will unveil Rafa Benitez as their new manager for at least the next three years – and hopefully for a lot longer than that. BREAKING: Newcastle United have called a press conference for 7pm. #NUFC — Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) […]

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