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Rafa Sends Extremely Upbeat Message To Newcastle Fans

July 14th, 2016 · 49 Comments

Newcastle have been at Carton House in Dublin this week and that’s the exact same place Chris Hughton took the lads seven years ago after we were last relegated. It’s there that Chris, with the help of assistant manager Colin Calderwood and some senior players – got that famous team spirit going which helped an […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Prayer · Pre-season · Tour

Newcastle Training – Photos From Ireland

July 12th, 2016 · 9 Comments

The squad have been in Ireland since Saturday and they will finish off the full week’s training in Ireland with a game against Bohemian at Dalymount Park on Saturday – a 2:00 pm kickoff. As well as a fitness and training camp, it’s being used by Rafa and the coaches as an opportunity to do […]

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Tags: Bonding · Coaching · Fitness · Newcastle News · Other News · Tour

Photos – Video – Rafa Gets Squad Down To Work Immediately

July 9th, 2016 · 41 Comments

Once the lads touched down in Ireland late this afternoon Rafa Benitez had them out for a training session – initially in the pouring rain. This man doesn’t mess around! Love it. Rafa Benitez boards the private jet

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Tour

Newcastle Have Touched Down In Ireland

July 9th, 2016 · 77 Comments

News on the Newcastle web-site that the Newcastle United squad have just arrived in Ireland for their week-long training camp in County Kildare. Newcastle will play their first friendly of the summer in Dublin next Saturday against Bohemian. Newcastle players arriving in Ireland tonight

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Tags: Adam Campbell · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Tour

It´s All Been Worthwhile And Very Important

February 21st, 2016 · 9 Comments

Steve McClaren has kept his PR and charm offensive going right through last week defending his decision to take his players on a short holiday in southern Spain – also known to some as a jolly. But to Steve it was simply lots of hard work in the warm weather of Spain – after Newcastle […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League · Tour

Sky Sports Pundits Slam Newcastle For Ridiculous Spain Jolly

February 20th, 2016 · 69 Comments

Newcastle fans were horrified by the abject and disgraceful performance put in by Newcastle at Chelsea last Saturday, when it looked like our players were dreaming of their mid-season holiday break coming up in southern Spain. Oh sorry, we mean the very hard work they were going to put in at the La Manga camp and a brutal […]

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