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Newcastle Are Best Team In Division With A Great Manager

December 1st, 2016 · 3 Comments

52 year-old Nottingham Forest manager Philippe Montanier has given his press conference for the game against Newcastle United tomorrow night and he has spoken about Newcastle being a good team – the best in the Championship. Compliments aside – we’ll have to wait and see how we do tomorrow night against an in-form Forest side who […]

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

Rafa’s Press Conference – We Have To Get Back To Good Habits

December 1st, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just completed his press conference for the tough game at Nottingham Forest tomorrow night in the Championship. We have managed to lose our last two games after winning nine in a row. We played badly at home to Blackburn last Saturday and when we played well in the EFL 5th round at […]

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Benitez – Missed Opportunity – Disappointment – But We Played Well

November 29th, 2016 · 50 Comments

It was a difficult game to watch tonight when Newcastle were beaten by a 10 man Hull side when they scored all their 3 penalties in the shoot our and we missed three of the four penalties we took. Rafa did say after the game that his players had not practiced penalties in preparation for […]

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Tags: EFL Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Press

Benitez Slams Performance – We Were Poor In Lots Of Ways

November 26th, 2016 · 16 Comments

Rafa Benitez pulled no punches in his post game interview and he said he didn’t like a lot of the things Newcastle did today – in short he was extremely critical of Newcastle’s performance. We lost our first game in 10 games with the other nine all being wins – but Newcastle seemed off-key today […]

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Rafa Talks Blackburn, Injuries And Gerrard In Press Conference

November 25th, 2016 · 29 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just completed his press conference for the game against Blackburn tomorrow at St. James’ Park and some of his comments are being reported on the Newcastle United Twitter account and in Chronicle Live. It looks like both Jack Colback and former Blackburn player Grant Hanley will not be available for this game […]

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Sky Sports Pundit Makes Odd Claim About Benitez

November 21st, 2016 · 93 Comments

Former Magpies left-back Stuart Pearce has told Sky Sports News today that he’s not sure who can stop Newcastle,  who went to Elland Road on Saturday afternoon and beat an in-form Leeds United side 2-0 in front of a sold-out stadium. Newcastle won with two goals from number 9 Dwight Gayle, who seems to be […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Press · Pundit