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Good News – Newcastle Have 3 Players In PFA Team Of The Year

April 20th, 2017 · 14 Comments

Seven years ago we had four players in the PFA Championship Team of the Year and this year we have close to that – three. Two are fairly obvious choices goalscorer Dwight Gayle and play-maker Jonjo Shelvey, but the third one is just a little bit of a surprise. Captain Jamaal Lascelles is also included […]

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Predicted Newcastle Team To Face Owls – Two Changes

April 7th, 2017 · 60 Comments

We are assuming that Isaac Hayden is fit again after being withdrawn from the squad for the 1-0 home win against Burton Albion on Wednesday night. Rafa will of course will start another strong team, as we go all out for another win that will bring us closer to an automatic promotion spot – but we […]

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Tags: Championship · EFL · Newcastle News · Poll · Prediction · Teams

Prediction – Here’s Rafa’s Team To Beat Wigan Athletic

March 31st, 2017 · 5 Comments

It looks like Isaac Hayden, Grant Hanley, Paul Dummett and Daryl Murphy are all fit to play tomorrow against Wigan Athletic at home. It seems that only Ciaran Clark and DeAndre Yedlin (plus Rolando Aarons and Jamie Sterry) are still not fit, with Ciaran picking up that knee injury against Fulham almost three weeks ago. American […]

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Tags: Championship · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Poll · Teams

This Could Be Rafa’s Team For Rotherham – 7 Changes

January 20th, 2017 · 202 Comments

A number of our first team players will return for the Rotherham game tomorrow afternoon after they had a game off on Wednesday night in the 3-1 win over Birmingham in the 3rd round replay of the FA Cup. Rafa made eight changes to the side for that game and started three youngsters who did well […]

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Is This Rafa’s Team To Beat Nottingham Forest?

December 29th, 2016 · 166 Comments

Newcastle did not play well on Monday night when we were beaten on merit by Sheffield Wednesday, but that was also about the best team Rafa could field given that Jonjo Shelvey was not available. Jack Colback came in for Jonjo and didn’t have a particularly good game, but that was also his first game […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Prediction · Teams

This Could Be Rafa’s Starting Eleven Against Owls

December 25th, 2016 · 14 Comments

It’s always very difficult to know what Rafa’s starting line-up will be for every single game, but it may be even more difficult right now after Jonjo Shelvey has been suspended for five games. Who will replace him is a good question and for this game tomorrow against the Owls,  if Jack Colback is fit […]

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