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Entries Tagged as 'Training Ground'

Rafa’s Rotation Policy – What The Players Think

September 20th, 2016 · 28 Comments

Rafa Benitez will rotate his players throughout this season and that’s been clearly communicated to both players and fans alike. There are some good reasons for this – we have a big squad and it will give players some games and will also help cut down on injuries throughout the season since players will not […]

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Tags: Ciaran Clark · Coaching · Newcastle News · Rotation Policy · Training Ground

Rafa Is Fixing Multiple Things At Newcastle – Here’s Another One

September 15th, 2016 · 5 Comments

In the summer, Rafa did a few things that will help reduce the enormous number of injuries Newcastle seem to pick up every single season. One thing he did was to upgrade the indoor training pitch from the (very) old-fashioned 3G technology to the latest 4G technology. That will help cushion the effects of the […]

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

Rafa Talks About Offers For Moussa Sissoko

July 31st, 2016 · 46 Comments

Rafa Benitez has no problem when Moussa Sissoko  comes back to Newcastle tomorrow to  play the Frenchman Moussa until the right offer comes in for him – the right offer being from Newcastle’s viewpoint. Rafa is no fool of course and he knows that both Real Madrid and Juventus – top football clubs in anybody’s eyes […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Training Ground · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Have Yet To Spend Any Money This Summer

July 11th, 2016 · 11 Comments

After Newcastle have brought in four players this summer, with hopefully the 5th signing Isaac Hayden announced today – the club still haven’t spent any real money,  because our net spend is exactly zero – assuming we sell Remy Cabella to Marseille for £7.5M – which is not yet official. And with either Moussa Sissoko or Gini […]

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Tags: Championship · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Training Ground · Transfer News and Rumours

Sky Sports Report Isaac Hayden To Sign 5 Year Newcastle Deal

July 9th, 2016 · 13 Comments

News coming through – Sky Sports are reporting that Issac Hayden will sign a five year permanent deal at Newcastle for £2.5M. While we all knew a deal was pending for Isaac, it wasn’t clear whether it would be a permanent deal or a one year loan deal. But it looks like Newcastle have beaten […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Religion · Training Ground · Transfer News and Rumours