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Newcastle Hit With Injury Blow To Top Player

October 28th, 2016 · 35 Comments

Newcastle United’s top scorer Dwight Gayle is likely to miss the important game at Deepdale tomorrow afternoon as he’s said to be a big doubt. He could make it,  but Rafa may not want to risk such a key player for Newcastle so far this season with Dwight scoring 11 Championship goals. It seems he has picked up […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Championship · Chancel Mbemba · Dwight Gayle · Injuries · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Initial Comments From Rafa’s Preston Press Conference

October 28th, 2016 · 14 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the game against Preston North End tomorrow afternoon at Deepdale, when we will try to extend our winning streak in all competitions to seven. We beat Preston 6-0 on Tuesday night to reach the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup. so it’s now going to be a big […]

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

Being In Championship A Lot Different Than The Premier League

October 28th, 2016 · 28 Comments

We are all finding out just how hectic things can be in the Championship. When we have played – between the two week International breaks – we have played two games a week and it’s a big challenge for all teams in the Championship. Newcastle have now played 17 games this season in total and […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Press

Striker – It Will Be Really Hard At Deepdale – We Need To Be Focused

October 28th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Simon Grayson’s Preston North End were on a really good run before we met them on Tuesday night in the League Cup and beat them 6-0, after Alan Browne was sent off in the first half. Simon had made 9 changes to his side for that game, so it was not the strongest Preston side that […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Coaching · EFL Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Press

Tables Have Turned Dramatically At Newcastle And Sunderland

October 27th, 2016 · 29 Comments

We were relegated from the Premier League when Sunderland hammered Everton 3-0 rather easily on May 11th at the Stadium of Light and that was it – even Rafa Benitez couldn’t save us after the woeful Steve McClaren had dug a hole too deep to get out of. Steve McClaren got just 24 points from […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Prediction · Premier League · Press