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Entries Tagged as 'Training Ground'

Player Explains Simply – What Makes Rafa World-Class

March 14th, 2017 · 10 Comments

Rafa Benitez eats, sleeps and breathes football, so he is very well suited to be the manager of Newcastle United where the City is well known for its complete passion for football and everything revolves around its famous football club. It’s been clear in the year Rafa has been at the club that he wants […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Training Ground · Trophies

15 Photos Of Newcastle Players In Training On Friday

November 4th, 2016 · 37 Comments

Here are some pictures taken today at the Benton training center as the lads prepare for the next test – a home game against Cardiff City.

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Training · Training Ground

Shaken Andy Carroll Threatened At Gunpoint By Two Men

November 3rd, 2016 · 5 Comments

The Mail is reporting that former Newcastle striker Andy Carroll was reportedly threatened by a man with a gun while driving home from training in his expensive Mercedes SUV. Metropolitan Police officers are busy investigating the attempted robbery and security has been increased. Carroll was said to have been approached at a junction by two […]

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Tags: Andy Carroll · Newcastle News · Other News · Training Ground

McClaren Carefully Adjusts Comments To His New Situation

October 14th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Steve McClaren is on the merry-go-round of management again having just been surprisingly hired back at Derby County where he was fired last year. That was after Derby basically collapsed in the second half of the 2014-2015 season when for some strange (and unknown) reason Managing Director Lee Charnley of Newcastle wanted Steve to replace the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Training Ground

These Are Some Of The Big Changes Coming To Newcastle

October 11th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Rafa Benitez only signed on full time to manage Newcastle for the next three years on May 25th – a short five weeks before players reported back for pre-season training. So there was not a lot of time to do things he wanted completed to improve the training facilities at the club. Those were some […]

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Tags: Championship · Facilities · Fans · Newcastle News · Other News · Training Ground

Rafa Makes Surprising Comments On His Players

October 7th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rafa Benitez in nothing if not honest and he has today said that he has a squad of 27 players and even though he will rotate players – he admits that a number of his squad will not be happy campers – for one reason or another. When Newcastle lose or draw that’s when there […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Squad · Training Ground