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

Rafa Reveals What Was A Real Positive Last Night

February 15th, 2017 · 19 Comments

Newcastle dug bit of a hole for themselves last night in the first 17 minutes of the game at Norwich even after going ahead with a goal from Ayoze Perez after only 23 seconds of the game. But there was then some lax defending from Newcastle and we conceded a goal after 12 minutes when […]

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Tags: Championship · Interview · Newcastle News · Press

Benitez Pleased With Brilliant Comeback In Second Half

February 15th, 2017 · 4 Comments

After defending so well on Saturday at Wolves Newcastle looked very poor in the first half defensively against Norwich last night. We paid for it conceding two soft goals in the first 17 minutes to allow the home side to take a 2-1 lead after Ayoze Perez had put us ahead after only 23 seconds of […]

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Dwight Gayle Is Fit And In The Squad For Norwich

February 13th, 2017 · 34 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just completed his press conference for the Championship game at Norwich tomorrow night when a full fixture list in the Championship will take place. Just like the last game at Wolves we will need another win to stay at the top of the Championship, but it will be another extremely difficult game […]

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

Fans React To Possible Devastating Loss Of Rafa Benitez

February 12th, 2017 · 62 Comments

With the news this morning in the Mirror that Rafa Benitez is wanted by Arsenal should Arsene Wenger leave the Gunners in the summer, a number of fans take aim at the journalist who created the story –  Neil Moxley. The same journalist reported in mid-January that Mike Ashley was unhappy with the transfers and wanted […]

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Benitez Describes What Magpies Must Do To Gain Promotion

February 12th, 2017 · 29 Comments

We watched the game a second time last night and in truth there is not much in these games at all. But Newcastle are very well organized under Benitez and we thought both Ciaran Clark and Jamaal Lascelles were outstanding for Newcastle and Karl Darlow was very secure in the Newcastle goal. And Karl needs […]

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