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Newcastle Transfer Business Already Well Underway

March 15th, 2017 · 47 Comments

There’s some interesting news being reported in the Chronicle this afternoon with the transfer business said to be well on its way and we expect Newcastle’s main transfer targets will have already been identified. But everything will be in limbo on that front until we know for certain which division we will be playing in […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

This Player Could Be Surprise Package This Summer

March 15th, 2017 · 36 Comments

It was good to see Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul get called up to the Netherland’s provisional squad for the World Cup qualifying game against Bulgaria and the friendly against Italy later this  month. That’s especially true since Tim suffered his very serious ACL knee injury while playing for country in a European qualifying game a year last […]

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Tags: International break · International News · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Tim Krul

Benitez Identifies The Key To A Successful Football Club

March 14th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Rafa Benitez wants his players to only concentrate on each of the last nine games as it comes up and execute the game plan that will hopefully get us the win. We were hoping that at this stage of the season that we would be well clear of third place, but with Huddersfield continuing to […]

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

All Is Well – If Ashley Shares Fans’ Views Of Benitez

March 11th, 2017 · 3 Comments

It is one year today that Rafa Benitez arrived at St. James’ Park to sign on as we were struggling mightily with relegation and couldn’t quite believe Benitez was going to become the Newcastle manager Steve McClaren had finally been fired only a couple of hours before Rafa arrived at St. James’ Park. At the […]

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

Rafa Benitez’ Record In First Year At Newcastle – Fantastic

March 8th, 2017 · 23 Comments

On Saturday Rafa Benitez celebrates one year at the helm of Newcastle United and he has managed in 53 total games and gained 31 wins for a win ratio of 58.5%. We have scored 100 goals in those 53 games and only conceded 47 goals for an overall goal difference of 53. Newcastle have lost […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Premier League · Records

This Number Of Wins Guarantees Newcastle’s Promotion

March 8th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Newcastle have just 10 games to play now and we are 9 points ahead of 3rd placed Huddersfield in an automatic promotion place. Huddersfield have 11 games left and are on 68 points, so the most points they can get is 101 and they also have a much worse goal difference that’s unlikely to change […]

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