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Entries Tagged as 'Press Conference'

Benitez Gives Interesting Update On Gayle Hamstring Injury

February 20th, 2017 · 4 Comments

After the 2-0 win tonight against Aston Villa Rafa Benitez gave an update on the hamstring injury that Dwight Gayle picked up and Rafa said the striker didn’t look comfortable early in the game. Maybe it will not be as bad as when he first picked up the injury just over five weeks ago at […]

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Tags: Interview · Newcastle News · Press · Press Conference

Rafa’s Subdued Sky Sports Interview After 2-0 Win – Video

February 20th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Newcastle players celebrate Yoan Gouffran goal after 42 minutes Here’s Rafa Benitez press conference with Sky Sports after the 2-0 home win tonight against Aston Villa and it’s a very subdued Rafa after he has lost striker Dwight Gayle again with that hamstring injury after only 33 minutes. That could be a huge blow to us […]

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Tags: Interview · Newcastle News · Press Conference · Video

Newcastle Must Guard Against Any Surprises Against Villa

February 18th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Aston Villa are not doing well at the moment and have lost their last four games, so when you take a cursory looks at the Newcastle vs Aston Villa game on Monday night you would expect us to win the game. But these are sometimes the games when big shocks occur and certainly over the last 15 […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Press Conference

Benitez And Conte Show Real Class As Managers And Men

February 18th, 2017 · 5 Comments

At their press conferences the experienced managers such as Rafa Benitez and Antonio Conte are often asked about certain news stories going on in the media and what they think about them. Yesterday in Rafa’s press conference for the game at home to Aston Villa on Monday night, he was asked about Arsene Wenger’s situation at Arsenal, […]

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Rafa Has Bad News – Good News On Injuries

February 17th, 2017 · 20 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just completed his press conference for the Championship game against Aston Villa at St. James’ Park on Monday night and some disappointing news on Isaac Hayden, who has been ruled out for 4 weeks after having an ankle operation. His ankle has been troubling him for some time now and it’s a […]

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Norwich Will Go For The Win – But Have Some Injuries

February 13th, 2017 · 14 Comments

35 year-old Norwich manager Alex Neil has said his team can give Newcastle a good game tomorrow night and they want to win the game. We’re sure that’s true, but we still hope our lads can get all 3 points, but we know it will be another difficult game at Carrow Road. The good news […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Poll · Press Conference