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Entries Tagged as 'Press Conference'

Press Conference – Gayle Not Ready But Clark Fit

April 21st, 2017 · 35 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the very vital game at home on Monday night against Preston where a win would almost guarantee us a promotion place this season. Indeed if the Terriers don’t win at Fulham tomorrow and we get all 3 points against Preston we will be promoted. I just […]

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

Concerned Rafa Benitez Admits He Doesn’t Know What’s Wrong

April 18th, 2017 · 24 Comments

This may come as a surprise to Newcastle fans that Rafa Benitez doesn’t really know what is wrong with his Newcastle team over the last three games, in which we have picked up only one single point and lost our chance to go back up as Champions. It’s never easy to support Newcastle and after […]

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Tags: Championship · Management · Newcastle News · Press Conference

Rafa Again Shows Disappointment At Poor Officiating

April 15th, 2017 · 4 Comments

This game should have been over before Chris Woods managed to poke in the equalizer a full five minutes into added time and Rafa Benitez after the game questioned where five minutes came foro at the end of a second half that seems to have had very few interruptions until a Leeds fan invaded the […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Poll · Press Conference

Video – Rafa Very Clear On The Goal For This Season

April 13th, 2017 · 20 Comments

Rafa gave his press conference early this afternoon and he had some very good news on the injury front with Ciaran Clark very close to a return, Dwight Gayle back running again in training and DeAndre Yedlin in contention for the game  against a good Leeds United side tomorrow at St. James’ Park. Rafa has talked about the […]

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Tags: Championship · DeAndre Yedlin · Newcastle News · Press · Press Conference

Rafa Gives Some Very Good News On The Injury Situation

April 13th, 2017 · 25 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the vital home game against Leeds United tomorrow night at St. James’ Park. And  after the very poor display last Saturday when we lost 2-1 at Sheffield Wednesday –  our 9th defeat this term – we are hoping for a much improved display tomorrow afternoon and […]

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Rafa’s Initial Comments – On Refereeing – Gives Injury Update

April 7th, 2017 · 43 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for another tough game tomorrow afternoon – this time at Hillsborough against Sheffield Wednesday. Rafa has made a few comments on the referees, but not much and he has only said they have to make quick decisions and it’s not easy for them and that we respect […]

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