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Entries Tagged as 'Press Conference'

Rafa – Six Weeks For Anita – Gayle Much Better Than Expected

January 17th, 2017 · 33 Comments

Rafa Benitez delivered some good news on the Newcastle injury front today and it was better than the news reported late last night – especially about Vurnon Anita Rafa says Vurnon has a problem with his ankle, but it could be six weeks – more or less. And he also said the Dwight Gayle was much […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Rafa’s Comments On Transfers And Ashley

January 17th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the FA Cup 3rd round replay against Birmingham City at St. James’ Park tomorrow night. Rafa has talked about this month’s transfer business being difficult but that Newcastle still have options and he’s also talked about owner Mike Ashley. Rafa Benitez – just completed his press […]

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Tags: FA Cup · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Rafa Has Done His Homework – Reveals Surprising Promotion Stats

January 13th, 2017 · 7 Comments

During his press conference today for the game at Brentford tomorrow, Rafa Benitez said he has done his homework and looked back on about the last thirteen seasons and it was unusual for the relegated sides to get straight back to the Premier League although we did that seven years ago. Last season Hull City […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Press Conference

Brentford Manager Dean Smith Praises Rafa Benitez

January 13th, 2017 · 9 Comments

Brentford manager Dean Smith had been speaking on the Brentford TV channel about the big game tomorrow at Griffin Park, when the Bees will welcome Newcastle and we are currently second in the Championship, 2 points behind Brighton who also have a game in hand on us. Brentford are on a decent streak of form at the […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Poll · Press Conference

Rafa’s Comments On Transfers, Mitrovic, Tiote, Brentford

January 13th, 2017 · 10 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the game against Brentford tomorrow afternoon at Griffin Park and hopefully we can get our first win of 2017 in that game. Rafa Benitez – just completed his press conference

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Benitez’ Update On Mitro Injury – Reflects On Draw

January 7th, 2017 · 94 Comments

Rafa has said it was a cut that Mitrovic received on his knee and that the lad has been taken to the hospital and the doctor is with him. The manager says we’ll just have to wait and see how bad the injury to the Serbian International is. Rafa thought the absence of Mitro so early on […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · FA Cup · Newcastle News · Press · Press Conference