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Entries Tagged as 'Premier League'

West Ham Considering Rafa Benitez As New Manager

November 22nd, 2016 · 14 Comments

It was a strange match we watched over the weekend when it looked like West Ham would get a rare win at Spurs, when they were 2-1 ahead after 88 minutes after taking the lead in the first half at White Hart Lane. But then Harry Kane equalized after 89 minutes with a goal from […]

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

Rafa Benitez Talks About Steven Gerrard As Future Manager

November 19th, 2016 · 16 Comments

The Mirror has interviewed Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez today and he talks about a potential management career for his former captain at Liverpool – Steven Gerrard. The news broke only a couple of days ago that Steven has already been interviewed for the vacant manager job at MK Dons, so at least Steven’s thinking about […]

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

Report – Newcastle Want To Sign Frank Lampard

November 19th, 2016 · 11 Comments

In what they are calling an exclusive, the Express are reporting on Sunday that both Newcastle and Brighton are thinking of offering Frank Lampard a one year contract when he finishes his current contract at New York City FC in the MLS. The new contract would be dependent on the clubs gaining promotion to the Premier League […]

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

Colback – We’re Top Dogs Now – The Sky’s The Limit

November 19th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Jack Colback signed on for his home town club as a free agent two years ago last summer and Sunderland were not too happy that after he had joined the Black Cats at the age of 10 he should leave for nothing when he was 24 to join rivals Newcastle United. And the Wearside club […]

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

Report – Premier League Signs Massive TV Rights Deal In China

November 18th, 2016 · 53 Comments

There is news being reported by Bloomberg that the English Premier League are taking full advantage of the growing popularity of football in China. They are reporting that the Premier League have signed a three year deal TV rights deal, worth around $650M, which is around £528M using today’s exchange rate – and will go […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Rafa Explains Why A Cup Run Is Positive

November 13th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Newcastle were famous or should that be infamous,  for prioritizing the Premier League over the cups over the last 9 years so we never had long cup runs and usually ended up getting knocked out in the early rounds of both the FA Cup and League Cup. Not something you would expect from a club […]

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Tags: Championship · FA Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News · Premier League