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Great Rafa Interview – If We’re Promoted We’ll All Be Heroes

February 2nd, 2017 · 61 Comments

Rafa has made some statements last night after the game, when he was off camera and interviewed by the local media – and some of those comments have been published in the Chronicle today. There are statements he made on camera – that we’ve already seen – and then when he was off camera with the local […]

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

Why The Newcastle Hierarchy Must Support Rafa This Summer

February 1st, 2017 · 84 Comments

So we didn’t manage to bring any players in during the January transfer window even through we went after a winger and a central midfielder and that’s a disappointment, but on the other hand we don’t want to make things worse than they actually are – we’re still in good shape. We currently have only […]

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Tags: Championship · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Questions Surround Mitrovic’ Future At Newcastle

January 29th, 2017 · 52 Comments

The game at Oxford United yesterday wasn’t the first time Aleksandar Mitrovic has started a game for Newcastle and completely botched his chance to shine in front of Rafa Benitez. If Mitro had taken his chances in that first half Newcastle could have won the game, but we didn’t and his penalty miss in the […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · FA Cup · Newcastle News · Premier League

Here’s A Prediction Of A Very Bright Future For Newcastle United

January 25th, 2017 · 64 Comments

Sky Sports pundit Andy Walker has been talking on the Sky Sports News’ Premier League Daily show and he thinks Newcastle will definitely get promoted this season under Rafa Benitez. That’s not unusual for a pundit and after Brighton’s 1-0 win last night at home to Cardiff City, manager Neil Warnock also said that Brighton and Newcastle […]

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Tags: Championship · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Leeds Lose – Newcastle Now 9 Points Clear Of 3rd Placed Side

January 21st, 2017 · 10 Comments

Leeds United were surprisingly beaten 3-2 at Barnsley  tonight in the late game and they drop down to 4th place in the league table with Huddersfield Town moving up into 3rd place with 49 point. That’s s full 9 points behind Newcastle and if we take our superior goal different into account the gap is up to 10 […]

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

Is Rafa Benitez Still Confident Of Promotion?

January 21st, 2017 · 104 Comments

This season is not turning out to be as easy in the promotion race as some of us had hoped for in the summer and would you believe that Brighton won again last night even though they were reduced to 10 men after 65 minutes. They still somehow managed to beat a good Sheffield Wednesday […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League