Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2016

Newcastle Star Not Sure Where It All Went Wrong

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GeorginioWijnaldum hasn't thought too muchabout leaving Newcastle yet, because he says he's still too devastated and distraught about Newcastle being relegated. And whereas Rafa Benitez has made it clear he would like to see Moussa Sissoko stay at Newcastle for next season, the manager has not said the same about the Dutch international.

He’s A Lucky Man – Now On His Way To A Complete Recovery

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Back on May 20th David Ginola was a man close to death and there was some confusion about his condition as he had collapsed during a charity football game in the south of France. The great news today is that David Ginola is back home again and on his way to a full recovery. [...]

These Are Strange Comments From Gini Wijnaldum

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Gini Wijnaldum was excellent for us in the first part of last seasonthrough the end of last year, but then we went off and failed to score any goals for us until the final day of the seasonagainst Tottenham, when we had already been relegated. What was also true about Giniis that he was a [...]

Who Are The Favorites To Be Promoted From Championship?

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Hull City, Burnley and QPR were all relegated last season (2015) from the Premier League and two of those three clubs Hull and Burnley have come straight back up this season with QPR finishing in 12th place. And in today's SkyBet odds, the three relegated sides this season Aston Villa, Norwich City [.

Huge Competition For This Position Next Season

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When Tim Krul was injured last October, he wouldn't have realized at the time just how well his two deputies Rob Elliot and Karl Darlow would perform in goal for Newcastle for the rest of the season. Rob came in with Karl also out injured at the time and he was brilliant [...]

Steve Bruce Bemoans The Glass Ceiling

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Geordie Steve Bruce has been interviewed in the Guardian today after successfully getting Hull City back to the Premier League at the first attempt, after they were relegated last season. But they had to do it viathe playoffs beating Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 in the final at Wembley. Hull were the better side in that game, [.

Good News From Goalkeeper Rob Elliot

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Rob Elliot didn't just play great for us last season, when he came into the side for the injured Tom Krul and was our Player of the Season but he's also a brave lad and a leader. Rob's had that dodgy thigh of his thatwas always threatening to go and he would be out of [...]

Benitez Has His First Big Challenge For Next Season

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News today in the Chronicle that Rafa Benitez is looking at ways of how he can keep Moussa Sissoko at Newcastle next season, as we go down to compete in the Championship. It was noticeable that Rafa liked the way Moussa set an example in training during h nine weeks Rafa was managing Newcastle last [.

Newcastle Unlikely To Be Able To Sign Ross McCormack

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Fulham striker Ross McCormack has said it his ambition to play in the English Premier League, so that could make it difficult for Rafa Benitez to sign the 29 year-old Scottish striker this summer, a striker we have been linked with over the last couple of weeks. There are two major areas of the team [.

Top Star Surprised How Good Benitez Really Is

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Goalkeeper Rob Elliot was a revelation for Newcastlelast season, when he came into the first team in October for Tim Krul, after Tim hadseverely damaged his anterior cruciate ligaments in his knee while playing for the Netherlands. At the time, head coach Steve McClaren said Timwas worth about 20 points a season to Newcastle, but [.

Benitez To Move Very Quickly To Recruit These Types Of Players

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Rafa Benitez is in charge of Newcastle now, so we are likely to see some real rapid decision making and not the snail's pace we have been used under the likes of Lee Charnley over the last two years or more. Rafa knows all about Newcastle's recent history under Ashley and he is prepared to [...]

It’s A Massive Boost For This Local Lad

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After Rafa Benitez came in during March and Paul Dummett finally recovered from those hamstring injuries, Paul played really well when he came in for those final six games of the season(3 wins 3 draws) after the Southampton disaster and the local lad played very well. It;s probably the best we;ve seen Paul play [.

Will Rafa Let These Two Star Players Leave This Summer?

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The two Newcastle players most likely to want to leave Newcastle this summer, now that we are in the Championship, are Gini Wijnaldum and Moussa Sissoko the player who thinks he should be playing for a Champions League side but has contented himself with being at Newcastlefor just over three years.

Andros Townsend Hints At Staying At Newcastle

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Andros Townsend came on as a sub after 75 minutes in last night's 2-1 England win over a good Australia side at the Stadium of Light and he made a few good dashing runs down the right wing in the final 15 minutes. As soon as he came on he was booed by the Sunderland [...]

Rafa Benitez Issues Warning For Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez is doing everything he can to learn about the upcoming46-game Championship season and he knows full well that it's going to be tough and there will be many difficult away games in the division. So one thing he has to ensure is that when we play away from home next season, all our [...]

Richard Keys Upbeat For Rafa And That Mighty Club Newcastle

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Richards Keys hasn't always been complimentary to Newcastle but on his Twitter account he seems to gone all out to tell everybody he's delighted that Rafa Benitez is staying at Newcastleand maybe that finally we can return to having Newcastle United being successful again. Richard Keys time that mighty club got it right again [.

Ashley Can Redeem Himself – He Pulled A Rabbit Out Of The Hat

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Former Newcastle Chairman Freddy Shepherd has been talking to The Sun today in an exclusive and he says that Mike Ashley's success in persuading Rafa Benitez to stay at Newcastle by ripping up his past failedstructure for the club, is the best bit of business Mike's ever done at Newcastle. And Freddy could be [.

Advice To Rafa – Ditch Those Players Who Won’t Cut The Mustard

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Freddy Shepherd has been talking in The Sun today about Mike Ashley, Rafa Benitez and the plight Newcastle find themselves in at the moment with the club being back in England's second division for the second time in seven years. And Freddy says it's possible to stay down below for one season and not lose [.

More Good News From Newcastle

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Newcastle have done the sensible thing and reduced season ticket prices by 10% for next season in the Championship and it seems financially that Newcastle are in decent enough shape to survive one season down below but no more. The club may have been tempted to keep the prices almost the same with [.

Newcastle Announce Initial Pre-Season Plans

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Newcastle have made it official they will visit Ireland for a week-long training camp in July in preparation for the long upcoming Championship season. This is the announcementNewcastle have just made: ======= Newcastle United will travel to Ireland in July for a week-long pre-season training camp.

These Are The Players Rafa Could Release This Summer

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Rafa Benitez was introduced on Wednesday night as the new Newcastle manager after two weeks of negotiations with Newcastle and there was a huge sigh of relief coming from Newcastle fans that we could even hear over here in North Carolina.

These Are The First Changes Rafa Will Make At Newcastle

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Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez was with Managing Director Lee Charnley yesterday and started to put into action some of the changes he has recommended at the club, following his nine weeks in charge at the end of last season. Two of those areas are the Benton training facilities and the Youth Academy, so it [.

Rafa Benitez’ Infectious Enthusiasm Now In Full Cry

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Rafa Benitez is the type of manwhoputs himself into any challenge 100%, so it's not too surprising that he's now really looking forward to the challenge of a 46 game season in the Championship with Newcastle next season. There will be plenty of coaching for Rafa to do before the season ends next May when [.

Newcastle Linked With Creative Championship Star

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The Sun is reporting today that Rafa Benitez is interested in Derby County's young star Will Hughes, and we were first linked with this talented midfielder three years ago when he was a young sensation playing for Derby. Will hardly played last season at all, because in the opening game of the season against Bolton, [.

Benitez Likely To Let Some Good Players Leave This Summer

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Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has today said he would like to stay at Newcastle for next season in the Championship and help Newcastle get straight back to the Premier League. Papiss turns 31 early next month and he had a poor season last term, scoring only 3 goals in 21 appearances, although he did [.

Rafa Benitez Calms Any Fears At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez has already come in for some criticism from the national press in England, this time it's because he has no experience in managing in England's lower leagues, as he takes on the challenge of getting Newcastle United promoted straight back to the Premier League next season. But those people the supposed experts [.

Good News For Newcastle From Roy Hodgson

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England play Australia at the Stadium of Light tomorrow and the England team are stayingat the Gateshead Hilton, which is just across the River Tyne from the Newcastle quayside so Andros Townsend is back in the north-east again. And there is some good news for Newcastle fans today as England manager Roy Hodgson has [.

Rafa Benitez Keen On This Young England Midfielder

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Last summer Newcastle were interested in Leeds United's 19 year-old Lewis Cook and news today is that Rafa Benitez may be interested in bringing the player to St. James' Park this summer. The youngster has only one year left ion his contract at Leeds, where he had another very good season and he has [.

Hero Chris Hughton Talks About Rafa – A Proper Football Person

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Newcastle have been relegated from the Premier League twice and the last time it was a tremendous effort from Chris Hughton and assistant manager Colin Calderwood that got us promoted with a massive 102 points and 30 wins back in 2010. That was only 4 points short of the record Championship 106 points (31 wins) [.

Newcastle Fans In Shock – They Can’t Believe It – It’s Fantastic

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It is hardly surprisingthatNewcastle fans today are still in some kind of shock, that we have managed to get Rafa Benitez to stay on at Newcastle, even though we are a second division side, but that should only be for oneseason. In early March, things looked really bad when the squad had gone off ona [.

Alan Shearer Surprised Rafa Is Staying At Newcastle

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Alan Shearer has been telling everybody who would listen to him for a few weeks now there was no way that Rafa Benitez would stay at Newcastle and manage a second division club, when he would have big offers coming in from all over the place. But that's what the Spanish manager has done as [...]

Charnley Talks About Phenomenal World-Class Rafa Benitez

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We heard Managing Director Lee Charnleyspeak for the very first time last night as we watched him on nufcTV talk about Rafa Benitez. Wesuppose since he was born in Lancashire it isn't too surprising he has a Lancashire accent. It seems Rafa has taken to Charnley, who seems to have been so helpful to the [.

Unbelievable – Rafa’s Wife And Two Daughters Key In Decision

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There are stories being circulated on how Rafa's wife and two daughters had an awful lot to do with getting Rafa Benitezto stay on at Newcastle United. Rafa's wife Maria de Montserrat and their two daughters Claudia and Agata Benitez have been imploring Rafa to stay on Tyneside, when it was very obvious to them [.

Benitez Could Be Interested In This Real Madrid Defender

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Rafa Benitez will scour the free agent market this summer for some signings he can make at Newcastle and we already know that his former center-back at Liverpool, 31 year-old Daniel Agger is available this summer after seeing out his two year contract at Brondby, after he left Liverpool two years ago.

All Things Have Come Together For Me At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez was appointed as the new Newcastle manager for at least three years yesterday and he gave a press conference at 7:00 pm last night and then gave a few more interviews and was able to cover a lot of information including why he decided to stay at Newcastle a second division [...]

Pundit Not At All Shocked By Rafa Staying At Newcastle

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BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson knows all about Newcastle United, having been a coach at the club during Kevin Keegan's first spell in charge at the club. So it's not a shockto Mark that world-class managerRafa Benitez has decided to stay on at Newcastle, even through Newcastle are now a second division side, following our self-inflicted [.

Rafa Going All Out To Close His First Ever Signing For Newcastle

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After Rafa Benitez was introduced last night as the new manager at Newcastle for the next three years (at least), there is news tonight that Rafa wants to bring in Fulham's prolific Scottish striker Ross McCormack for £12M which is the release amount in his contract. One difficulty Newcastle had over the last two [.

Rafa’s Comments – We Can Keep The Players We Want To Keep

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Rafa's has completed his rather short press conference after being confirmed as the newcatsle manager for at least the next three years. The manageragain pointed to the fans as the min reason for wanting to stay at the club and he has complimented Lee Charnley for giving him everything he asked for and agin said [.

Newcastle Confirm Benitez Signing – I See A Great Future For Newcastle

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Newcastle have confirmed that Rafa Benitez for a period of three years and the announcement is now on the Newcastle web-site. This is the statement just out by Newcastle United FC: ====== Newcastle United are delighted to confirm that Rafa Benitez will remain as Newcastle United manager, after signing a new initial three-year contract.

Press Confererence At 7:00 pm To Unveil Rafa Benitez

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There will be a press conference tonight at 7:00 pm, when Newcastle United will unveil Rafa Benitez as their new manager for at least the next three years and hopefully for a lot longer than that. BREAKING: Newcastle United have called a press conference for 7pm. https://t.co/BsqTtKDbqu #NUFC pic.twitter.

Midfielder – Get Rafa In – The Players Want Him

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Jack Colback has been interviewed on the Newcastle web-site today and it's on a day when Rafa Benitez is back in toon to sign a three year deal at the club. Rafa is expected to sign on later today once the fine details have all been checked out something the club has worked [...]

Rafa Could Keep All The Top Stars At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez could make it very tough for some top stars to leave Newcastle this summer if Rafa wants them to stay to form the foundation of the new side he is building at the club. That's the news in the Chronicle today and it does seem as though Newcastle are not too short of [...]

Rafa Arrives At St. James’ Park – Pictures

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Here are the first pictures of Rafa Benitez arriving at St. James' Park to sign on the dotted line for at least a three year stay at Newcatsle and then hold a press conference.

Good News For Newcastle Fans On Benitez Move

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Until the Rafa Benitez deal actuallygoes through, Newcastle fans will continue to be anxious and nervous, since it's our only hope for the future. But there is news in the Northern Echo today the mainreason the contract is taking so long no Lee Charnley isn't dithering again it's that the agreements have to [.

Magpies Sign Man City Midfielder – Plus Other New Recruits

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News today that Newcastle have signed up 16 year-old Manchester City midfielder Mace Goodridge, after he had been released by the Manchester club. He is one of 12 new scholars who have been signed up to the Youth Academy and one question we would have is whether Rafa Benitez or his people have been involved [.

The Work Benitez Has Completed As Nervous Fans Wait

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Rafa Benitez is the classic workaholic, who is driven to be successful in his work, and as the agreements with Newcastle given by owner Mike Ashley 10 days ago have been drawn up at a snail's pace it seems that Rafa is wasting no time in getting down to realwork. So while [...]

It’s Today – Benitez To Be Announced As Newcastle Manager

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Sky Sports and other outlets are reporting that Rafa Benitez and Newcastle have struck the deal and all agreement have now been fully documented with the great news that his appointment as Newcastle manager for the next three years is now expected to be announced later today at a press conference. Rafa has been [.

Delirious Fans React On Twitter To Fantastic News On Benitez

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With the fantastic news that Rafa Benitez will be announced as the Newcastle manager later today Newcastle fans took to Twitter to react to what is the best news at the club since Sir Bobby Robson was appointed back in 1999. Thatwas the last century. Rafa Benitez Newcastle manager Rafa signing for Newcastle [.

Benitez To Get Huge Transfer Budget At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez has agreed to remain as the Newcastle United manager and the news in the Telegraph today is that he will get a huge transfer budget in the summer and next January. That's in order to be sure the famous Newcastle club get promoted straight back to the Premier League and then the real [...

Newcastle Start To Offer New Contracts To Players

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The Chronicleisreporting tonight that it's their understanding that Rafa Benitez will offer a new two year deal to 21 year-old defender Kevin Mbabu. The Swiss youth international looked good when he did play for the first team last seasonand he was especially impressive when he played left back against Chelsea at St.

Newcastle’s Dubious European Ranking – Bottom

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The CIES Observatory in Switzerland have looked at the estimated transfer cost perplayer in each of the clubs in the five major European Leagues and put together a league table call it the transfer cost league based on that figure for each of the clubs. The five major European leagues were England (Premier [.

Newcastle’s Away Strips Leaked For Next Season

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The FootyHeadlines site has just leaked the Newcastle away strips for next season, one day after they leaked the home strips for next season. You may not like these but they are better than the yellow and yellowstriped strips we had the last time we played in the Championship in the 2009-2010 season.

Newcastle’s Revenue Next Season Makes Things Manageable

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Newcastle United received £72.8M in fundsfrom the Premier League for the 2015-2016 season, and that's a little down from previous years. Our understanding is that Newcastle will now receive a parachute payment next May, which is 55% of that figure, which is around £40M and with £2.5M being paid to Championship clubs, our broadcast part [.

Townsend Not Moving To Sporting Lisbon

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There's a report in ESPN today that sources close to Newcastle winger have said the report in the Portuguese Dailey Record that he has traveled to Lisbon and may even be having a medical are simply not true. Andros is not in Portugal. Andros Townsend and Rafa Benitez Don't go to Portugal son However, there [.

Wijnaldum Talks In Glowing Terms Of Club With Huge Potential

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Gini Wijnaldum has talkedin glowing terms of NewcastleUnited as a club and he points out we were already relegated on the very last day of the season,but the St. James' Park stadium was still packed chock-a-blockand it looked glorious on a sunny May day when we took Tottenham apart 5-1. And we had only 10 [.

13th Day Of Negotiations With Benitez – So What’s Going On?

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The fact that Rafa Benitez was thinking of staying on at Newcastle was conveniently reported on Thursday morning 12th May,after we had been relegated the previous evening whenSunderland easily beat Everton 3-0 at home, to secure their safety in the Premier League. And the negotiations have dragged on ever since then and the possibility of [.

Rafa Benitez Will Give This Back To Newcastle Fans

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Newcastle fans are waiting rather anxiously to see if Rafa Benitez will commit long-term to Newcastle United and come in and manage the club in the Championship next season, with a plan to turn the club into a powerhouse in Europe just as quickly as he can. His impact at Newcastle has already been immense, [.

Newcastle Could Be Losing Top Player – Unexpectedly

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Last night there was news that Andros Townsend was traveling to Lisbon to have talks about signing for Sporting Lisbon, who want to activate the release clause in Andros' Newcastle contract. The latest news is that he will be signing for the Portuguese club, but it's still unclear whether there is any truth in the [.

Newcastle After Profilic Championship Goalscorer

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News today that Newcastle United are interested in a striker we are supposed to have fancied a couple of years ago Ross McCormack who is now at Fulham. The London club only just avoided relegation from the Championship last season, but Ross still scored 21 goals in 45 appearances for them and in [...

Three Premier League Clubs Interested In Newcastle Midfielder

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West Brom are said to be interested in Newcastle's central midfielder Cheick Tiote, who we had half expected to go either to a Chinese or Qatar league side in the summer, but it seems West Brom's Tony Pulis is interested in the Ivory Coast International. Whether Rafa Benitez will let Cheick go in the summer [.

Newcastle New Home Strip Leaked

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The strip has been leaked onwww.footyheadlines.com which is usually fairly accurate with the news strips coming out.

Newcastle’s Communication To Fans Still A Failing Grade

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After we were relegated on 11th May, there was a press release from Lee Charnley within 30 minutes of the final whistle, after Sunderland had beaten Everton 3-0 at the Stadium of Light. Then we heard from owner Mike Ashley the next day, although there was no apology from either man to the long-suffering Newcastle [.

Newcastle Defender In Big Demand In Premier League

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We thought that when Paul Dummett returned to the team under Rafa Benitez in April, he looked like a different player and has certainly benefited from Rafa's excellent coaching, as have a number of other players at Newcastle. The 24-year-old Welshman is in demand in the Premier League with West Brom, Crystal Palace and Stoke [.

Six Top Players To Leave Newcastle This Summer

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When you take the transfer fee we can get for some of the players in our squad, coupled with their wages and how much Newcastle will miss them in the team it seems sixplayers stand out as thosewho will be actively sold this summer. Those players are Gini Wijnaldum, Moussa Sissoko, Daryl Janmaat, Florian [.

Newcastle Goalkeeper On The Difficulties Of The Championship

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Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow has ample experience in the Championship having played 111 times for Nottingham Forest and he even expects Newcastle to start as promotion favorites as we did seven years ago the last time we were relegated. This coming week could be monumental for Newcastle fans, as it's expected that Rafa Benitez [.

When Benitez Came In It Had This Effect On The City

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Karl Darlow did himself a lot of good in the final eight games of the season when he came in after Rob Elliot was seriously injured playing for Ireland and is now out until close to the end of the year with an ACL knee injury. Karl has made his league debut at West Brom [...]

This Is The Enormous Control Rafa Will Be Given At Newcastle

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The mini soap opera that has gone on for five weeks since we found out we were relegated aweek last Wednesday night when Sunderland beat Everton 3-0 at home will finally come to an end in a few days time. Well it seems as if it's been five weeks, with the local press keep pointing [...]

Why The Newcastle Opportunity Is Also Huge For Rafa Benitez

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What we sometimes fail to see is when Rafa Benitez signs to stay at Newcastle ae least for the next three years, it is a huge opportunity in the career of Rafa Benitez. It also comes at a good time for him, as he wants to be a lot closer to his wife and two [...]

Benitez Deal Imminent – Why Newcastle Should Make A Big Splash

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After what seems like a very long time and started the morning after we were relegated after Sunderland had easily beaten a listless Everton side 3-0 at the Stadium of Light, it's now looking like the announcement of Rafa Benitez as the new Newcastle manager for at least the next three years is imminent.

This Got Newcastle Immediately Promoted Back In 2010

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Peter Lovenkrands was signed by Newcastle in January of 2009 as a free agent from Schalke 04 and that was the year we were first relegated from the Premier League. Peter signed a contract in January 2009 until the end of the season and then signed a three year deal in the summer after we [...]

Newcastle Player Thanks Rafa Benitez

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A lot of people in the game thought that Newcastle overpaid for Andros Townsend when we signed him from Tottenham for £12M in January, but he's been great for us since then and scored four scintillatinggoals. He finished second behind goalkeeper Rob Elliot in our annual Player of the Season poll he made such [.

If Rafa Can Do This – It Will Be A Huge Step Forward

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For at least ten years now, one of the things that have stopped Newcastle from having competition for places all over the pitch is our terrible injury record and we are always top of the Injury League in the Premier League. There's something wrong somewhere in the way Newcastle deal with injuries and we [.

Still None Of This At Newcastle United Under Ashley

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In a normal business the performance of Lee Charnleyas Managing Director would have had him fired long before now, but Lee managed somehow to negotiate a deal to get Rafa Benitez to the club in March and now it looks like he may even be successful in getting Rafa to stay for three years, [...]

Qatar Club Willing To Bid £5M For Newcastle Player

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One challenge for Newcastle this summer is to be able sell a number some players who are no longer required at the club and who can bring in some transfer money for Rafa to spend. Their departures will also get some of the higher wage earners off the payroll. And news today that Newcastle striker [..

This Midfielder Could Be Rafa’s First Signing For Newcastle

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Newcastle are being linked in the French press with 6ft 4ins Senegal midfielder Cheick N'Doye, who currently plays for Angers in France, and as far as we can tell we have never been linked with this player before. He's 30 years old and normally that would mean no bid from Newcastle, but now it's up [.

When Rafa Signs This Is What Newcastle Will Become

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If Rafa Benitez is introduced as the new Newcastle manager by mid next week, as the latest news seems to suggest, then we can say that Newcastle will soon become a proper football club. What do we mean by that a team well coached by a top class manager and a club that [...]

Exciting News For Newcastle Fans On Benitez Appointment

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It looks like the saga of signing Rafa Benitez to a three years contract is coming to an end and there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Whereas the news yesterday was that it could be late next week by the time both sets of lawyers are finished agreeing to the wording [...]

Newcastle’s Top Youngster Determined To Be Successful

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Adam Armstrong will return to Newcastle in pre-season after spending a really successful loan spell at Coventry City last season, where he performed extremely well for the Sky Blues and scored 20 goals in 40 appearances for the club. The good news for Newcastle is that Adam was well managed by Coventry manager Tony Mowbray [.

These Were Newcastle’s Top Four Players Last Season

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The results of our annual Player of the Season Poll are in and it's not a surprise that goalkeeper Rob Elliot is our Player of the Season with 40% of the vote for last season. Rob was simply a revelation when he came in for the injured Tim Krul last Octoberand played 21 times for [...]

Surgeon – Ginola Lucky To Be Alive – It’s An Unbelievable Story

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David Ginola is a very lucky man to still be alive today, as he recovers in a French hospital after having an emergency six-hour quadruple heart bypass surgery. The earlier news was that he had suffered a heart attack while playing in a charity football match but that was being denied yesterday. Butit turns out [.

Rafa Benitez’ Contract Is Becoming Extremely Complex

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There's an update in the Chronicletoday on the status ofRafa Beniteznew contract at Newcastle, where both sides are working though the agreements reached between Rafa Benitez and Newcastle and it seems right in line with what Keith Downie of Sky Sports reported yesterday. Basically things are going ahead, but it will take some time [.

Guillem Balague Optimistic On Benitez Deal

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Good News And More Clarity On David Ginola’s Condition

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Updated news today on David Ginola's condition today that he has had quadruple bypass surgery in France and in fact it is now being reported that David did not suffer a heart attack yesterday which is really excellent news. David Ginola he's going to be just fine Professor Dreyfus has talked to the [.

Newcastle Interested In England International Center-Back

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Newcastle United are said to be interested in signing 24 year-old England International center-back Steven Caulker in this summer transfer window. The news is in the Shields Gazette and we have to remember now that when it says that Newcastle are interestedin a player, that means that Rafa Benitez is interested, since if Rafa does [.

How Benitez Is Painfully Negotiating His Future Success With Ashley

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Newcastle lawyers and Rafa Benitez' lawyers are now said to be working hard on the agreements reachedbetween Benitez and Mike Ashley, which hands over the running of Newcastle in all football matters to the former Liverpool manager. Thatsounds very good to Newcastlefans, who are sickand tired of seeing people like Lee Charnley run the club, [.

Are Newcastle Looking To Appoint A Director Of Football?

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With Graham Carralmost certainto retire this summer, that's one of the two people who are responsible for Newcastle's relegation leaving the club and now the question is what happens to Lee Charnley? The rumors are that he will stay with the club, but surely he cannot still remain the top executive at Newcastle, given his [.

David Ginola Reported In Critical Condition in France

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There were reports yesterday that 49 year-old David Ginola had suffered a heart attack while playing in some really hot weather, but then a tweet from the former Newcastle winger seemed to suggest it wasn't too much to worry about and that he only fainted and he was OK. But there are disturbing reports [.

The Shame Of Newcastle United

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The official figures are out for the Premier League last season and Manchester City the best team money can buy are way out on top with a massive £124.4M spent in the last two transfer windows, which is more than 50% more than second top Newcatsle spent a mere £80M. And how [...]

Benitez Deal Close To Being Finalized

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Keith Downie of Sky Sports is reporting today from outside St. James' Park and he says the Benitez deal is getting close to being finalized. Keith seems to be confident the deal will go through, and the main thing holding it up are all the assurances Rafa has been given need to be putdown in [...]

Newcastle Player’s Veiled Message – Come And Get Me

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After we took apart Tottenham 2-1 at White Lane on 13th December, with the winner coming from Ayoze Perez in stoppage time,Newcastle went 10 games on the trot losing every away game, until we came back from 2-0down at half-time Anfield and gained a 2-2 draw. Two of the players who didn't turnup in those [.

The Key – This Is Newcastle’s Likely Revenue For Next Season

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Newcastle'sLee Charnley and Mike Ashley are said to be working on the budget for next year, which must be the most important topic of interest for everybody concerned at Newcastle at the moment, because it will be how much money the club has to run on in the next financial year. In the last two [..

Growing Concerns From Fans About Benitez Negotiations

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We are being told that everything is going just fine with the negotiations proceeding with Rafa Benitez to manage Newcastle next season and that Rafa is back at his home outside Liverpool working on transfers and other stuff associated with Newcastle for next season. The news a couple of days ago was that Rafa [.

Benitez Unlikely To Be After This Premier League Player

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In the last few days we have seen lots of reports that Newcastle are linked with a move for 27 year-old Bournemouth forward Lee Tomlin. Tomlin played 10 times forBournemouth last season with a single goal and was sent out on loan in January to Bristol City where he scored 6 goals in 18 appearances.

This Top Player Wants To Leave Newcastle This Summer

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We had thought when we look at the Newcastle squad, that three players who would push strongly for a move this summer if Newcastle were relegated would be Moussa Sissoko, Gini Wijnaldum and Daryl Janmaat. So it's not too surprising there is a report coming out of France in L'Equipe todaythat Sissoko has 'no intention' [.

Poll – Who Was Newcastle’s Player Of The Season?

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This has been one of Newcastle's worst seasons since 1992 and the second time we have been relegated from the Premier League, but this time we did it to ourselves it was all self-inflicted. The reason for our relegation was ineptitude and incompetence from those running the club from the top. That's one big [.

Newcastle And Benitez Continue To Edge Towards A Deal

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The Mail is reporting tonight that Rafa Benitez has continued to work on potential transfer targets today in his home on the Wirral. The fine details of the agreement between Rafa and Newcastle are still being worked on and Rafa wants everything written down when a final agreement is reached. Rafa Benitez working on [.

This Newcastle Player Has To Get His Act Together

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If Aleksandar Mitrovic expects to have a long term stay at Newcastle, then he must get his discipline under control and Rafa Benitez will have noted the 21 year-old could have cost us the game on Sunday, with the daft foul he committedon Kyle Walker. The score was 2-1 after 68 minutes when the Serbian [.

Unbelievable If Rafa Stays At Newcastle – He Could Really Do Something

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The unbelievable deal to get Rafa Benitez to stay at Newcastle United, even though we will be playing in the second division next season, moved closer yesterday with reports that Rafa and his staff are already working on transfer targets and that he has already committed to take the job verbally to Lee Charnley.

We Will Fight And Be Together Like Never Before

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It seems that 22 year-old Spanish U21 international Ayoze Perez is looking forward to the possibility of continuing to be coached by Rafa Benitez a world-class Spanish coach and one ofhis compatriots. Rafa came to Newcastle on March 11th with just 10 games to go, but couldn't save us after Steve McClaren, backed obsessively [.

More Evidence Top Players Want To Stay On Tyneside

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There are a number of players coming out and hinting they are going nowhere in the summer and Daryl Janmaat is one of those who have done that. Of course they cannot all stay since Newcastle have to generate some money for Rafa to bring in some new players although two that will very [...]

Lee Charnley Debriefs Mike Ashley On Nightmare Season

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It looks like yesterday was when Lee Charnley went to meet with Mike Ashley to report on just how Newcastle United after spending a massive £82M in the transfer market on new players last season managed to get relegated and tragically miss out on the £150M we could have received from the new [...

Spanish Report That Benitez’ First Signing To Be Daniel Agger

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Spanish newspaper Marca is reporting on Wednesday that Rafa Benitez' first signing at Newcastle could be his former center-back Daniel Aggar at Liverpool who will become a free agent in the summer. Daniel left Liverpool two years ago for Danish club Brondby IF and he's played 46 time\s for them after playing in 232 [.

Benitez Staff Already Talking To Agents About New Players

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George Caulkin of The Times has tweeted late tonight that things are starting to move quickly on Tyneside as transfer targets are being discussed between Rafa Benitez and Lee Charnley. It seems that Rafa's staff are already beginning the task of talking to agents about players possibly arriving at Newcastle this summer.

Rafa Benitez Verbally Commits To Stay At Newcastle

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NUFC UPDATE Rafa Benitez has spent today working on list of transfer targets after verbally agreeing to stay at NUFC https://t.co/Aq0Xbf9UO5 — Craig Hope (@CraigHope_DM) May 17, 2016

Benitez Can Bring The Very Best Out Of This Youngster

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We have been very impressed with some do the Newcastle players whohave come out since Sunday and said they want to stay on Tyneside for next season. It seems a lot of that has to do with the possibility that the great Rafa Benitez will still be out manager at that time. Rolando Aarons brilliantly [.

Latest – Benitez Given Full Control Of All Football Matters

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While baseball great Yogi Berra was absolutely right when he said "it's never over till it's over" it is very much looking like Rafa Benitez is ready to commit to Newcastle United long term, even though we will be a second division club next season. The word broke last night that Rafa was very close [.

Andros Townsend In Total Awe Of This Man

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It's obvious the Newcastle fans are not the only ones who have been enthralled and riveted with the way Rafa Benitez is changing the mood at the club both on and off the field over the last nine weeks or so. The players also seem to be very keen that Rafa stay at Newcastle on [...]

Pundit – Benitez At Newcastle Wont Struggle To Attract Players

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FormerLiverpool midfielder Danny Murphy, now a BBC Match of the Day pundit, thinks that if Rafa Benitez does join Newcastle long term this week, then the Magpieshave to be strong favorites to come straight back into the PremierLeague. It's a combination of Rafa's coaching skills plus the many contracts he has in England plus the [.

How Mike Ashley Can Help With The Revenues Next Season

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Whenever St. James' Park comes on the TV screens all you see are hundreds of Sports Direct advertising signs they are all over the place and even when we sign new players there just so happens to be Sports Direct signs behind them when the players are photographed. Lee Charnley explained why Newcastle [.

Alan Shearer Still Thinks Rafa Will Walk Away From Newcastle

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Alan Shearer is still not convinced that Rafa Benitez will accept the Newcastle manager position and manage the club in the Championship next season. Well at least Alan is consistent and he's sticking to his opinion, even though the news coming through seems extremely positive that Rafa could be signed up before the end of [.

Another Dutchman Now Hints He Could Stay At Newcastle

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The three players we expect to want to leave Newcastle this summer and not want to play in the Championship next season are Gini Wijnaldum, Moussa Sissoko and Daryl Janmaat. We were worriedthat Andros Townsend may also want to leave, but Andros squashed that rumor yesterday and it looks likethere's no way he will leave [.

Fans React On Twitter To News That Rafa Deal Is Close

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With the news coming through form multiple sources that Mike Ashley has agreed to all of Rafa's conditions and that a deal is close for Rafa Benitez to become manager of Newcastle for at least the next three years delighted Newcastle fans took to Twitter. The news is that Mike Ashley has agreed to [.

Report – Ashley Accepts All Conditions – Rafa Deal Close

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The Sun is reporting that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has accepted all of Rafa Benitez' demands and a deal is very close. Rafa Benitez has held positive and productive discussions with Newcastle, and they reportedly gone very well and it now looks like s deal is close. It's been reported that four of Rafa's [.

Some Top Players Lining Up To Stay At Newcastle

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Today we have heard from Ayoze Perez, Tim Krul and Andros Townsend have all said they are willing to stay at Newcastle next seasonwhen we are in the Championship and hopefully only down in the second division for a single season. That's not too surprising and we suspect Ayoze is really hoping his Spanish compatriot [.

It May Be Difficult For Club To Meet These Rafa Requirements

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There was a hint of this yesterday in theChronicle, that Rafa Benitez would like to keep the majority of the current squad if he decides tomanage the club next season when we are in theChampionship. And there may be some financial problems with being able to do that, since our revenues will be much lower [.

Trying To Make Sense Of How To Overhaul The Newcastle Squad

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In trying to sort out and make some sense of how the Newcastle squad could be overhauled this summer assuming it's Rafa Benitez in charge we have split players into one of five differentcategories. One thing Newcastle must do is to trim the wage bill for next season, and we can do that [...]

Ashley Holds Two Hour Positive Meeting With Benitez

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Peter Graves of Sky Sports is reporting the meeting last night with Mike Ashley, Lee Charnley and Rafa Benitez lasted for two hours. A smiling Rafa Benitez after the game yesterday Latest on Rafa: met Mike/Lee last night. Chatted for 2 hours. Talks with LC resumed this morning. Sounding positive at this stage #nufc [.

Benitez Talks About What He Has Every Day From The Fans

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Rafa Benitez is said to be an emotional man under that calm and professional exterior and you can see at the end of the games the way he hugs and embraces his players and we seethat lovely smile of his come out. Yesterday was not what you would expect from a club that has [...]

Allardyce’s Dignified Comments About Newcastle’s Relegation

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There's no doubt that Sam Allardyce has done an excellent job for Sunderland since he joined them earlier in the season and that he has saved the club at least £100M. In Sunderland'sfinal 10 games of the season they lost only once to Leicester City the Champions and they garnered 15 points [...]

Mike Ashley Gets Strong Advice On What He Needs To Do

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Mick Quinn got on Twitter after the final whistle was blown yesterday after a 10 man Newcastle side had scored 3 unanswered goals in the last 20 minutesandslammed Spurs 5-1. So much for the best defense in the Premier League. Mick wants the balloon heads at Newcastle to sign up Rafa. With a little translation [.

Andros Townsend Named In 26 Man England Squad

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24 year-old Newcastle winger Andros Townsend has been named by manager Roy Hodgson in the 26 man England squad for the friendlies leading up to the Euro 2016 Championships in France next month and this squad will then be reduced to a 23 man squad for the actual Championships. Andros Townsend scoring against Swansea [.

Townsend Reacts To Being Named In England Squad

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Andros Townsend became the first Newcastle player for a while to be called up by England and he will get his chance to make the final 23 man squad for the Euro 2016 Tournament in France next month. Andros was named in the 26 man squad announced by England manager Roy Hodgson earlier today [...]

Benitez Reveals His Biggest Worry If He Stays At Newcastle

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It seems like it will be touch and go whether Rafa Benitez stays with Newcastle whenwe go down into the second divisionof English football next season. This has been one of our worst ever seasons ever in the Premier League when after 32 games we had just 25 points beforeRafa staged a surge for survival [.

Mike Ashley Has Held Meeting With Rafa Benitez

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Once we saw Mike Ashley at the game today we thought that was excellent, because he could talk to Rafa Benitez about staying at Newcastle and the reports coming out is they havemet face to face tonight after the game. Sky Sports is reporting the news and during his press conference yesterday he said the [.

Rafa Benitez Hints He Could Still Leave Newcastle

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Third bottom Newcastle thrashed second top Tottenham 5-1 at St. James' Park today and that was even afterwe had Aleksandar Mitrovic sent off after 67 minutes with the score at 2-1. But three unanswered goals saw this Rafa-coached Newcastle side take the London side apart, as we scored three goals in the final 20 minutes [.

Some Of The Signs Pleading With Rafa To Stay

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Here is a sprinkling of some of the signs todaybegging Rafa to stay with us at Newcastle United. And Rafa's name was chanted throughout the game as we thrashed Tottenham 5-1 and they lost their chance of finishing above Arsenal in the Premier Leaguefor the first time ever as Arsenal thrashed Aston Villa 4-0 to [.

Geordie Fans Explode On Twitter After Magpies Trounce Spours

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Newcastle fans took to twitter after the magnificent display from our lads this afternoon, but there's also some anger at those running the club for leaving the woeful Steve McClaren in place so long. the way we played today if we were in the PL nest season we would be challenging for top four [...]

10 Man Newcastle Take Spurs To The Cleaners

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In what could well be Rafa Benitez' final game as the manager of Newcastle the lads put on a stunning performance against second placed Tottenham Hotspur today and laid bare the folly of Lee Charnley and Graham Carr and showed just how poorly Steve McClaren did with the players he had available for [.

Unbelievable – Newcastle 5 Tottenham 1 – Video

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In what was an unbelievable display by a strong Newcastle side today we whipped Tottenham 5-1 for our first double of the season, but it was all too late. If only Lee Charnley hadn'tdithered and ended up costingNewcastle £100M next season and appointed Rafa after the 5-1 defeat at Chelsea it would have all been [.

Newcastle Make Three Changes For Tottenham

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Rafa Benitez has just announced the Newcastle team today for what could his final game in charge of Newcastle United, as we host Tottenham Hotspur in our final Premier League game for at least 15 months, after we were relegated last Wednesday night. Teams: Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Karl Darlow; Daryl Janmaat, Steven Taylor, Chancel Mbemba, Paul [.

Rafa Benitez Is Calling Newcastle’s Bluff – They May Blink

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After watching Rafa Benitez' press conference yesterday, there is no doubt Rafa wants to stay at Newcastle but he wants assurances on certain things things that will allow him to be successful at Newcastle. We have seen clearly with this relegation, that everything has been set up for managers (head coaches) to fail on [.

This Is A Sad Day In Newcastle’s History

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This is a unique and sad day in Newcastle's long history, because it's the first time a Newcastle team will play in the Premier League when we have already been relegated from the Premier League. The last time we were relegated was seven years ago when we went to Aston Villa on the final day [...]

Benitez’ Newcastle Vision – Wants To Build Structure For Success

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We were extremely impressed the way Rafa explained yesterday what he is trying to get the leaders of Newcastle to back him on at the club. It is generallythought there are four main areas that Rafa wants control of before he will sign on for at least the next three years, with his ambitions being [.

Mike Ashley To Meet With Rafa Benitez In Next 24 Hours

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The Mirror is reporting today that Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has planned a meeting in the next 24 hours with Rafa Benitez in order to try to persuade the former Liverpool manager to stay on as the Newcastle manager. Ashley is said to be very willing to do everything possible to get Benitez to [.

Rafa – The Fans Are The Reason I’m Here And Open About The Future

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There's an awful lot of evidence that the Newcastle fans are in love with Rafa Benitez for what he has done already for the Newcastle side over the last nine weeks, and how he has handled himself in such a professional manner in that time. And now there is mounting evidence that that love is [...]

Rafa Benitez Attempting To Get Newcastle To Do Things Differently

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Some of thetranscript of Rafa Benitez' press conferencetoday has been made available and it seems Rafa could be keen to stay atNewcastle but he seems to bewaiting for Newcastle coming back withagreement on what he is asking for. He is interested in having control of various things at the club before he will agree [.

Can We Beat Spurs To End Disastrous Premier League Season?

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In what has been our worst season ever in the Premier League, Newcastle will finish it off tomorrow so to speak with a final game at home against Tottenham, who are currently in second place and it will be the last Premier League game for Newcastle for at least one season. Due [...]

These Eight “Stars” Will Push To Leave Newcastle This Summer

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Whoever the Newcastle manager is this summer, there will be a huge overhaul of the Newcastle squad and it's certainly needed after too many of our high-priced stars under-performed for the club and didn't turn up to away games and disappeared when the going got tough. It looks like there could be around eightplayers [.

Here’s At Least One Positive For Next Season

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AdamArmstrong will be reporting topre-season training this summer and it's likely to be broughtforward to late June this year, with the Championship games starting on August 7th a week earlier than those of the Premier League. Adam is one of the best young players we have had at Newcastle for many years and his is [.

Pardew – I’m Sad About Relegation – I’ll Always Love Newcastle

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Alan Pardew was forced out of the club just less then 18 months ago, and that has coincided with Newcastle imploding and fans getting even moreinsights into how pathetically the club has been run by Lee Charnley and Graham Carr and it's not a pretty sight. And it's obvious former Newcastle managers like [.

Here’s One Player Very Impressed With The “Superb” Benitez

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Jonjo Shelvey was dropped by manager Rafa Benitez quite early on in Rafa's short nine weeks at the club. But don't think the former Swansea midfielder bears any grudges at all towards Rafa,whom he says has brought a togetherness to the squad and has done a great job since he's been on Tyneside. Jonjo has [.

Rafa – It Could Be Two Weeks Before I Make Decision

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At Rafa's press conference today for the Tottenham game tomorrow, the 56 year-oldwas asked about the situation in him possibly staying on at Newcastle. He said that negotiations were ongoing with Newcastle but that he may not make any decision for two weeks. That could well mean that he is allowing enough time for other [.

Balague – Chanting Rafa’s Name Will Have A Huge Impact

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Guillem Balague is the Sky Sports journalist in Spain who knows all about Rafa Benitez and he knows an awful lot about Newcastle United too. Guillem has written an exclusive article for Yahoo Sports on Rafa's future and he thinks Rafa could wellstay at Newcastle and one of themajorreasons will be the Newcastle United fans [.

Fans React On Twitter To Ashley Statement

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Newcastle fans took quickly to Twitter to react to Mike Ashley's open letter to fans and staff and as expected the reaction is not positive. Mike Ashley negative reaction from fans Here are some of the typical tweets: Sorry, but that Mike Ashley statement is total bull****. Hollow words. #nufc. — Carole Blue (@CabInStelling) [.

Shearer Devastated, Hurt And Angry – Rafa Will Leave

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Alan Shearer has basically blasted the running of the Newcastle club last season and for that matter for the last nine years under owner Mike Ashley that has led to a second relegation in seven years. Alan pulls no punches in his severe criticism of the failed regime in The Sun and while he [...]

An Open Letter From Mike Ashley To Fans And Staff

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Mike Ashley has just issued an open letter to the supporters and staff of Newcastle United on the Newcastle web-site. Mike Ashley Newcastle owner Here is what has just been placed on the Newcastle web-site "I am writing to you in the immediate aftermath of the relegation of our Club a bitterly [...]

Rafa Has Already Changed Lots Of Things At Newcastle

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There is a big question mark over Fabricio Coloccini's future at Newcastle as he has one year left on his contract that's the year he was given by head coach Steve McClaren last August when Steve decided he would remain Newcastle's captain. It was an odd decision by McClaren, who did that a few [...]

Newcastle’s Top Executive Trying To Save Himself

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In any normal organization the performance of Lee Charnley as Newcastle's Managing Director this seasonwould result in him losing his job maybe even before the season ended. His incompetence as Newcastle's top executive has cost the club at least £100M next season, and more each season after that until we can return to [.

What’s Friday The 13th To Newcastle Fans?

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#Fridaythe13th, a time of bad luck and misfortune for all concerned. Or as Newcastle fans call it, a week day. — Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 13, 2016

If Benitez Stays – There Could Be Some Summer Surprises

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If Rafa Benitez stays on Tyneside and it 's still a big if, it will be fascinating to see how he goes about building a whole new squad at the club. The squad will be one that can not only challenge to win the Championship next season but the players will also be the foundationof [...]

Simply Fantastic Work By The Chronicle

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There's nothing quite as powerful as Newcastle fanspulling together in the same direction for a worthy cause Newcastle United's return to glory. Credit goes to the Chronicle staff for this front page and they are getting a petition together and what a terrific and true letter to Rafa. Here's where you can [.

Latest – Benitez Wants Answers From Newcastle Quickly

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It seems that Rafa Benitez doesn't want to mess around with Newcastle and he has clearly asked for the controls he wants in four separate area. He now wants guarantees from the club written guarantees that he will be given the controls herequires, before he will agree to stay on at Newcastle for [.

Initiative Again Shown By Fans Forum At A Critical Time

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It's good the Fans Forum is doing everything they can to ensure that Rafa Benitez stays at Newcastle if he stays then Newcastle fans will have real hope for the future. We have none at the moment. The group got involved during the initial Rafa discussions with Lee Charnley in early March and Lee pulled [.

Positive Meetings Held Today With Benitez On Staying At Club

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There are various reports coming in that Managing Director Lee Charnley and Rafa Benitez had good positive talks today on Rafa staying at Newcastle for next season. They are said to have discussed what it would take to keep him at St James' Park for next seoasn so he can start overhauling both the club [.

Report That Benitez Seriously Considering Newcastle Stay

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There's some potentially good news for Newcastle fans today (yes really) that Rafa Benitez is seriously considering staying at Newcastle United even though we were relegated last night. And it comes from somebody who should know Sky Sports' Spanish reporter Guillem Balague. Guillem is an expert on Spanish football and he knows [.

This Is The Scope Of Control Rafa Wants At Newcastle

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There's an excellent article in the Guardian today from Louise Taylor here it is if you want to read it. And some information in there there's a lot is what Rafa Benitez has asked for if he were to stay with the club and manage in the Championship next season. Surely Newcastle [...]

Why We Think Rafa Benitez Is Leaving Newcastle

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If Rafa Benitez does leave Newcastle this summer, probably next week, then Newcastle are basically dead and buried and the news is that they will then turn to the likes Geordie Steve Bruce as the new manager will hardly inspire the Newcastle faithful. The fans' dreams of Newcastle's greatness have been torn apart ever [.

Charnley’s Ridiculous Statement Typical Of Tone Deaf Newcastle

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Lee Charnley one of the four men who are responsible for this debacle of Newcastle being relegated for the second time in seven years has issued a statement. It just about shows the fans how tone-deaf those leading the club are but rest assured Lee says hewill get to the bottom of [...]

Benetiz Is Crucial To Newcastle’s Future – But He Could Leave

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After the complete nonsense we have had to put up with over the last couple of years since the incompetent Lee Charnley has been the lead executive at the club and has no idea what he is doing the arrival of Rafa Benitez on Tyneside a couple of months ago was like a breath [...]

The Human Toll Of Relegation Nobody Wants To Mention

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Those highly paid Newcastle players who couldn't bother to fight for the shirt when the going got tough will be the first ones out of the door this summer. It would be crass of me to name some of them like Gini Wijnaldum (the invisible Man) andMoussa Sissoko as two prime examples so [...]

Jonas Gutierrez – It’s A Sad Day

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Jonas Gutierrez took to his Twitter account after Newcastle's relegation was confirmed last night by Sunderland's easy 3-0 win over a gutless Everton side a side who resembled Newcastle's displays for much of the season. There would be no last game heroics this time around, after Jonas produced his best display ever in a [.

Mick Quinn On The Clowns That Run The Club

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It seems that the statement issued by Lee Charnley would have been his timely resignation from Newcastle United after a disastrous two years in charge when the club has become a compete and utter mess under his complete lack of leadership. He has had no management experience whatsoever that'splainto see and he couldn't [.

What Our Players Are Really Thinking In Training Today

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It's ironic that those players who let the club down by not trying too hard when the games got tough are exactly the same ones who will be talking to their agents to get them out of Newcastle just as quickly ass possible. It's sad but true and players like Gini Wijnaldum and Moussa Sissoko [...]

Alan Shearer Reacts To Newcatle’s Disastrous Relegation

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Sunderland Win 3-0 – Newcastle Relegated

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Newcastle were relegated tonight when Sunderland beat Everton3-0 and that's the second time in seven years. Partners in crime Lee Charnley and Mike Ashley This has been a nightmare season for Newcastle fans and a disastrous season for the Newcastle club, but it was all self-inflicted. That was mainly because of sheer incompetence and [.

Newcastle Relegated – Furious Disillusioned Fans Take To Twitter

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The incompetent Lee Charnley talks to owner Mike Ashley We're now this big of a club Sunderland won 3-0 tonight against Everton and sent both Newcastle and Norwich down to the seocnd tier of Engl;ish football. And that's after we spent £82M on new players this season. Incompetence reigns at Newcastle.

Keegan On How Well Benitez Would Fare In The Championship

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We are expecting Newcastle to be relegated to the Championship either tonight or on Sunday, unless we can somehow be part of a mini-miracle and Sunderland implode in their final two games of the season. It's basically a self-inflicted relegation and another nightmare season for the very long-suffering Newcastle fans and the one slim [.

Keegan Blasts Ashley – He’s Had Lots Of Years Making Lots Of Mistakes

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Kevin Keegan walked out on Mike Ashley in September 2008, when then Director of Football Dennis Wise had been allowed to bring in two new players that Kevin knew nothing about it. It was really the start of managers at Newcastle under owner Mike Ashley not being in charge of which players would come in [.

Benitez Stunned By Massive Support Shown By Newcastle Fans

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It has been another terrible season for Newcastle United fans, even after the mismanaged club spent £82M in the two transfer windows and tonight we could be officially relegated if Sunderland beat a poor Everton side at the Stadium of Light. A Sunderland win would relegate both Newcastle and Norwich City and we would go [.

Benitez’ Hope And Why He Accepted The Newcastle Challenge

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Rafa Benitez is a calm man and totally ambitious and he's also a workaholic with 30 years of experience in coaching. Those are all excellent characteristics and background to have if you want to be a top manager in football and there's no doubt that is what Rafa is. He's already proven that he can [.

This Is The New Manager Charnley Has Identified If Benitez Leaves

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There is some hope and that is all it is at this stage hope that Rafa Benitez could stay at newcatsle if we are relegated and hopefully we will get a decision within the week. But if the 56 year-old Spaniard doesn'tstay it seems that Managing Director Lee Charnley has again picked a [...]

Warning For Newcastle – Club Could Be Down For Years

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It's something only Managing Director Lee Charnley can answer, but why was Steve McClaren ever appointed head coach only days after Championship club Derby County had dispensed of his services last summer. And it gets worse than that because Lee said Steve was the perfect head coach for Newcastle and that's probably an indication [.

Fans Take To Twitter On News Benitez Could Stay At Newcastle

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News today in the Mail that Rafa is considering staying on at Newcastle even if we are relegated. But he wants assurances from the club on certain issues such as money being available this summer and he wants the improvements to the Benton Training grounds to begin immediately. He has apparently already given his input [.

Positive News On Benitez – He Now Wants To Stay At Newcastle

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There's a very interesting and positive report out in the Mail today b Craig Hope saying that Rafa Benitez is considering staying on as Newcastle manager even if we are relegated to the Championship. The news is that Rafa has had a change of heart in the last 48 hours and maybe that's because of [...

The Clear Evidence Of Waste At Newcastle

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Newcastle have spent a massive £82M on transfers this season the most ever and yet it looks like we will be relegated. Newcastle still a chance a small chance that we could still survive but only if Sunderland crater in their last two games and get only one point [...]

Forgotten Man – Newcastle Still Have Chance Of Safety

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We have no idea why a slight injury picked up in the warm down after the game against Lillestrom on Saturday 20th February in La Manga in southern Spain while the squad was enjoying a five day short holiday one week after we were savaged 5-1 at Chelsea was enough to keep Fabricio Coloccini [...]

Newcastle’s Bold New Blueprint Leaked In Case Of Relegation

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We have come across Newcastle's blueprint in case the clubare relegated to the Championshipfor a second time in seven years. As we had expected and has already been rumored in the press, it's a bold new plan to get Newcastle straight back up into the Premier League next May and then go after winning the [.

Charnley Given Task Of Finding Newcastle’s Next Manager

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The Chronicle (Chief sports writer Lee Ryder) are reporting today that another one of Mike Ashley's cronies this time PR man Keith Bishop, who has been at most of the game this season will be put in charge of Newcastle's contingency plans if the club as expected are relegated to the [...]

Report – No Move By Newcastle To Get Rafa To Stay

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There's a report in the Chronicle today that Newcastle have made no moves yet to get Rafa Benitez to stay at Newcastle should the club be relegated. That's not too surprising we suppose, because Rafa has said more than once he doesn't want to discuss his future until after the season ends next Sunday, when [.

Report in Spain – Newcastle Confident of Keeping Benitez

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There's a report in Marca, the Spanish newspaper today that Newcastle are confident they can keep Rafa Benitez at the club even if we are relegated. We all know there is a clause in Rafa's contract that could allow him to leave at the end of the seasonand it was generally thought that Rafa [...]

Hierarchy Must Do This To Atone For Newcastle’s Unnecessary Relegation

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It looks like Newcastle willbe relegated for the second time in seven years and this drop was completely self-inflicted by mismanagement at the top of the club. It's especially shocking and disastrous when the club managed to also spend £82M this seasonon new players. That says something about the new players we brought in [.

Benitez’ Parting Words – We’ve Been Unlucky During My Time Here

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Newcastle effectively lost their battle with relegation and will very likely become a Championship club again, as those running the club have outdone themselves this season withthe sheer incompetence they have shown. For the first time in Premier League history Newcastle have struggled with relegation from the first day of the season and when decisive [.

Shearer Slams Complacent Newcastle – Relegation Will Be Devastating

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In his column in The Sun today Alan Shearer has lambasted the incompetents runningNewcastle and points out they don't seem to learn from their past mistakes. Seven years ago when we were in danger of relegation they waited untileight games to go before Alan was brought in, but he couldn't save us.

Shearer – The Saddest Thing Is This About Rafa

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It seems like keeping Rafa at Newcastle if we are relegated is a (Tyne) bridge too far and Alan Shearer in his column in The Sun today thinks it's a really long shot at best for Newcastle to be able to retain Rafa Benitez. Alan rightly points out the world-class manager will have offers [...]

Heads Should Roll In The Summer – But Don’t Bank On It

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Thereis no leadership at Newcastle with people like Lee Charnley so out of their depth it'sembarrassing to see just how incompetent the man is in his job. We have been promised a complete review of the seasonby Mike Ashley whose nine years at the club have seen Newcastle continue to fall from grace [.

Three Already Gone – These Other Players To Generate Significant Funds

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There needs to be a massive clear-out this summer of players who are simply not good enough for Newcastle. Whoever the manager is should decide which players are brought into the club and which ones of the current batch he wants to keep. As strange as it may seem we mayhave the basis of a [...]

Rafa Benitez’ Future Remains Uncertain At Newcastle

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WhenRafael Benítez accepted the challenge at Newcastle United on March 11th it looked like it would be a new era at Newcastle but now with Newcastle all but certain to be related to the Championship nothing is certain yet again at the Tyneside club. Rafa has been non-committal on what happens at the end of [.

These Were Newcastle’s Best Players At Aston Villa

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Vurnon Anita was declared fit before the game yesterday against Aston Villa and held onto his right-back position, even through regular right=back Daryl Janmaat was fit again. Vurnon justified Rafa Benitez' faith in him by putting in another Man of the Match performance at Villa and Anita secured 20% of the vote.

This Is The Only Thing That Matters Now

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With Newcastle almost certain to be relegated after failing to beat Aston Villa yesterday, there's one thing that could significantlylessen the pain of another relegation if we can keep Rafa Benitez. We remember the last time we were relegated whenpundits said we would plunge down the leagues just like Leeds United had done earlier [.

Newcastle Could Cash In On Goalkeeper This Summer

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Rob Elliott and Karl Darlow have shown they are more than capable of playing for NewcastleUnited at the highest level and when Newcastle go about their clear-out, which could be really massive this summer don't be too surprised if they offload Tim Krul for a good fee. Karl Darlow will be the only [.

Newcastle Hierarchy Have Betrayed The Club’s Lifeblood – The Fans

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The NewcastleBoard was put in place last summer after Newcastle only just avoided the drop on the last day of last seasonand while it's still possible to do exactly the same thing this season our luck may have run out. And the fact that we couldn't beat Aston Villa yesterday who have nothing [...

These Top Wage Earners To Leave Newcastle This Summer

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It´s still possible for Newcastle to stay up so this is all based on Sunderland being able to get two points in the final two games and then they will be safe and Newcastle and Norwich City will accompany Aston Villa into the Championship. For Newcastle it will be the second time in seven years [...

This Is Rafa´s Likely Response To Staying At Newcastle

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It was always going to be difficult for Rafa Benitez to save Newcastle from the drop, after we made a bad start under the former Liverpool manager and lost three of the first four games. We are unbeaten since then having collected two wins and three draws 9points from 5 games but with [...]

FIrst Newcastle Player To Leave Is Confirmed

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We will have quite a large number of players leaving Newcastle this summer some of them who are simply failed recent signings, who should never have been brought to Newcastle in the first place. Two of those players are currently on loan at Marseille Remy Cabella and Florian Thauvin and they cost [.

Newcastle Leadership – There Isn’t Any And That’s A Huge Problem

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If Newcastleare finally relegated on Wednesday night, ifSunderland beat Everton at home, then a well-run club would immediately communicatewith their fans as a first priority. A good club would show initiative and start to put plans together that would beginto ensure we could be promoted immediately next May back to the Premier League.

Newcastle Fans On Twitter React To Likely Relegation

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It's still possible for Newcastle to stay up if Sunderland get only one point in their last two games and we can beat Tottenham on the last day of the season we stay up. But the chances of that happening are very remote and we really messed up by giving Aston Villa their first [...]

Benitez Talks About His Immense Disappointment To Sky Sports

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Rafa Benitez on the sideline today Here is Rafa's subdued interview after the game today with Sky Sports where he bemoans that Newcastle unable to score.

Rafa Benitez Bemoans Big Opportunity Lost

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Newcastle were poor in the first half as once again the team couldn't seem to get going in a game that was simply vital for our survival. And as usual we improved in the second half and should have won this game with Jack Colback and Aleksandar Mitrovic both missing glorious chances to win the [...]

Alan Shearer – Newcastle Messed Up

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Norwich result opened the door out of relegation @SunderlandAFC emphatically took the chance while @nufc messed up.Advantage @SunderlandAFC Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) May 7, 2016

Aston Villa – Newcastle 0 – Video Highlights

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Newcastle Miss Their Chances – Survival Now Very Unlikely

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Newcastle could only draw this game against Aston Villa at Villa Park and so Villa broke their 11 game losing run and really Newcastle have only themselves to blame for not winning a game they must have won to stay in the Premier league. With Sunderland coming back from 2-1 down at half time [...]

Unchanged Team For Vital Game At Aston Villa

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Rafa Benitez has just announced the team to play Aston Villa this afternoon and it's an unchanged side from the side that beat Crystal Palace 1-0 last Saturday with Gini Wijnaldum holding his place in midfield. Aston Villa (3-5-2): Mark Bunn; Alan Hutton, Ciaran Clark, Joleon Lescott (c), Kevin Toner, Leandro Bacuna; Ashley Westwood, [.

A World-Class Manager Is Fighting Relegation – It´s Not Allardyce

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Rafa Benitez is demonstrating why he is one of the world´s top coaches and in truth he is a huge advantage for Newcastle over the managers of Sunderland and Norwich during the run-in to the season Sam Allardyce and Alex Neil. Newcastle now have a manager who knows how to win games and has [...]

Benitez Explains Why He Is Confident Of 3 Points Today

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One of the big dangers when you face a relegated team that have lost their last 11 games in a row is complacency and over-confidence. And we are sure that Rafa has been ramming that into the heads of the Newcastle players all this week that it will be a tough game today and [...]

One Of Newcastle´s Top Players Still Has Room For Improvement

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Dutch international Wijnaldum was brought back into the starting line-up last Saturday against Crystal Palace and had a decent enough game. But his place in the away game at Aston Villa is probably in jeopardy, even though he obviously wants to retain his place in the side for the last two vital games of the [.

This Newcastle Player Near The Very Top Of His Form

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Andros Townsend has been a revelation since he arrived on Tyneside in January, and lately under the savvy tutelage of Rafa Benitez, the 24 year-old Englishman has been playing near the top of his form. In 11 games for Newcastle he has scored four great goals and has two assists and the winger muststand an [.

Rafa Benitez So Impressed With This Player – He’s So Energetic

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Rafa Benitez has exploded the myth that Cheick Tiote is bad egg at Newcastle and Rafa has talked today about how Cheick has boundless energy and he sees that in every single training session at Newcastle. Tiote is also said to be a very good example for his team-mates and Rafa Benitez has said [...

Benitez – I Don’t See An Easy Game Tomorrow – Here’s The Key

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Both Daryl Janmaat and Vurnon Anita have been passed fit for the vital game at Villa Park tomorrow. but we expect Vurnon to keep his place following some outstanding displays from the Dutchman but it looks like Daryl will be back available on the bench. Rafa Benitez tough game at Villa Rafa Benitez [.

It’s Absolutely Amazing – Really Touching – We Need 3 Points

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Chancel Mbemba thinks the massive following Newcastle United will have at Villa Park tomorrow there are 3,000 making the trip can go a long way to ensuring Newcastle get the 3 points we need to survive the drop. 3,000 is the club's maximum allocation and the tickets have of course sold out as [...]

Rafa Warns Against These Potential Problems Against Villa

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Rafa Benitez held his press conference today for the game at Villa Park tomorrow and he seems a little worried the Newcastle players may be complacentand not be focusing enough on what will be a tough game for us tomorrow. Forget about Aston Villa already being relegated and losing11 games on the trot [.

Shelvey Identifies Huge Difference Between Benitez And Allardyce

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We haven't heard too much from Jonjo Shelvey recently, but he has today been interviewed in the Chronicle and he has mentioned about how Sam Allardyce sets up his teams not to lose. And it seems that's a big contrast with the way Rafa Benitez sets up his teams, which is to win games. [...]

Goalkeeper – The Manager Has Been Brilliant, Unbelievable

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Karl Darlow had a great game for us last Saturday at home to Crystal Palace in what could turn out to be a crucial win for the side and he was our Man of the Match. After making several very good saves in the first half, Karl then saved that penalty from Yohan Cabaye after [...]

One Change – This Is Newcastle´s Best Team For Aston Villa

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It is another crucial must-win game for Newcastle tomorrow at Aston Villa against the bottom of the league side who have already been relegated. It´s similar to our second last game last season when we visited bottom club QPR, but we managed to come away with a 2-1 defeat in that game. Villa have lost [.

This 19 Year-Old Could Be A Newcastle Star Next Season

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Coventry City failed to make the play-offs in League One this season and finished in 9th place with Wigan finishing top under new manager and former Newcastle center-back Gary Caldwell. Burton Albion were second on 84 points, 3 points behind Wigan. Coventry finished with 66 points and Adam Armstrong had an excellent season on loan [.

Captain Explains What Newcastle´s Difficulty´s Been All Season

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Confidence is a huge thing in any sport and in football we have seen Newcastle in one of their worst performances of any season in the Premier League apart from our relegation year of 2009. Newcastle players have lacked confidence all season long, because we started it offwith just 3 points from the first [.

Pundit Not Convinced About Newcastle’s Survival

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Paul Merson isn't exactly a friend of Newcastle United and he has spentfar too much time criticizing the Geordie fans this season. Aston Villa have lost their last 11 games in a row and Newcastle have lost nine of their last 10 away games, drawing 2-2 in the last away game at Liverpool, after being [.

Benitez Press Conference – My Focus Is To Keep Us Up

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Rafa Benitez gave his press conference this afternoon at 12:45, for the game at Aston Villa tomorrow and initial comments are coming through from those local journalists at the press conference. Rafa has said he has read loads ofreports about him looking at players, but he says that is simply not true and his [.

Freddy Shepherd – Give This To Rafa To Get Him To Stay

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If Newcastle can win the last two games of the seasonthen it looks like we will be able to avoid relegation and then Rafa Benitez is almost certain to stay with us. But if he cannot save us this season then some of us are worried he will simply walk out of the door and [...]

Newcastle Player Linked With Barcelona Speaks Out

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Ayoze Perez has been linked with Barcelona, but it would be going to Spain and supporting their top three strikers Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. So if Ayoze did decide to leave Newcastle this summer he would probably see a lot of time on the bench which is one reason he turned down [...]

Good News For Newcastle Before Vital Villa Game

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There ls some good news being reported today in the local papers that Vurnon Anita should be fit for the vital game at Villa Park on Saturday and he should be able to line-up at right back in an unchanged defense. Anita was taken off late in the game against Crystal Palace with a muscle [...]

Surprise News On New Contract For 24 Year-Old

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We´ve been very impressed with the way 24 year-old local lad Paul Dummett has performed since he returned to the side at left back from his hamstring problems and that has coincided with Newcastle starting to pick up some points. Paul returned for the Swansea game after being on the bench at Southampton [.

22 Year-Old – Things Changing At Newcastle – We Can See That

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Rafa Benitez is now having a real impact at Newcastle, after having a tough time of it in his first four gameswhen wepicked up just one point the draw at home to Sunderland. But Newcastle have looked a very good team in our last four games and we have pickedup a good 8 points [...]

Statement Issued By Newcastle

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It was reported last week that Newcastle had dispensed with the services of two senior players in Gabby Obertan and Sylvain Marveaux and now that has made been made official by a statement coming from Newcastle. Gabby Obertanand Sylvain Marveaux have left Newcastle Here is the statement issued by Newcastle this morning.

Benitez After Top Center-Back For Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez signed Kalidou Koulibaly for Napoli from Genk in the summer of 2014 and there is news today that he wants to sign the giant 6'2″ center-back for Newcastle United in the summer. Benitez was at Napoli for two seasons until he leftlast year and was then appointed as the Real Madrid manager inJune.

Forgotten Man Now An Inspiration Under Benitez

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It's a great comeback story of Cheick Tiote this year and the Ivorian has been playing really well for Newcastle in his defensive midfield role, where he is now partnering local lad Jack Colback and both are playing well for the side protecting the back four. We thought Cheick would have left the club in [.

West Ham Defender Big Fan Of Andros Townsend

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Andros Townsend has been outstanding for us since we signed him from Tottenham in January and at around £11M he seems well worth the money, although he is said to have a release clause of around£8M in his contract in case we are relegated a week on Sunday. Certainly Andros' stats are very good and [.

Can Newcastle Beat Villa And Keep Our Hopes Alive?

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Almost seven years ago, Newcastle went to Villa Park on the last day of the season in 2009 in 3rd bottom place and it turns out that a draw would have saved us but we lost 1-0. The goal was unfortunate when a Gareth Barry shot came off the out-stretched leg of Damien Duff into [...]

Rafa Benitez Instills Confidence In Everybody At Newcastle

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We dare say we could can say withsomeconfidence that 21 year-old Chancel Mbemba is a big fan of his new manager Rafa Benitez. Today the former Anderlecht defender says the players have loads ofconfidence these days and it all trickles down from the number one and the leader of the team (club?) Rafa Benitez.

Lazio Are Another Club Interested In Newcastle Winger

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There are reports coming out of Italy that Lazio are interested in signing Newcastle winger Florian Thauvin, and it seems a number of clubs are interested in the 23 year-old, who hardly did well for Newcastle in the Premier League inthe first half of the season. Only a couple of days ago there were reports [.

Unusual Comments From Gini Wijnaldum

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Georginio Wijnaldum was brought back into the first team for the important game against Crystal palace on Saturday and the Dutch International had a decent game, but at Aston Villa on Saturday we will be very surprised if Gini keeps his place. That's because he has a bad habit of not turning up for away [.

This Is One Advantage Newcastle Have In Survival Stakes

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Andros Townsend has been a real star for Newcastleever since he joined us in January of this year, but the unfortunate thing could be he will leave us through a release clause in his contract if we cannot survive the drop. But Andros is doing his very best to save us with his four goals [...]

Pundit Describes A Moment To Remember

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Former Arsenal striker and pundit Ian Wright has written in The Sun that his moment of the weekend was Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow's fabulous save from a Yohan Cabaye penalty after 70 minutes the first of 10 penalties Crystal Palace have missed all season. You cannot make this stuff up. Thatsaved Newcastle 2 points [.

Asprilla Defends Ashley And Blames Players – Why He’s Half Right

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Before he left the club early last year Alan Pardew had Newcastle go on a sixgame winning streak five games in the league and a 2-0 win at Manchester City in the League Cup the first and only time we have ever won a game at the Etihad Stadium. Yet with exactly the [...]

Rafa Benitez On What Newcastle Cannot Afford To Do

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Rafa Benitez is single-minded. determined and down to earth and he knows he has no control on what Sunderland and Norwich City do in their final three games of the season. Maybe one of them can win all three games and while that is extremely unlikely if that happens then we will be relegated [...]

Is This One Of Newcastle’s Striker Targets This Summer?

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Newcastle are supposed to be one of the cubs who tried to sign Algerian striker Islam Slimani in January, but presumably we had a €20M (£15.9) turned down by his club Sporting Lisbon. That's according to Portuguese paper Record who indicated that other clubs such as Crystal Palace and Everton were also interestedin the 27 [.

The Stars Are Lining Up – What About The Moon?

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Spurs could only draw last night 2-2 at Stamford Bridge after being 2-0 up at half time and with just over 30 minutes to play, but they couldn´t hold on and so they lost their chance to win the Premier League this season. Leicester City are the Champions and it was even big news in [...]

Newcastle Star On Why We Beat Palace

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Rafa Benitez has brought about a massive turnaround in Newcastle´s fortunes over the last four games in which Newcastle have two wins and two draws and that´s against tough teams like Swansea, Manchester City and Liverpool which have never been easy games for Newcastle over the past few seasons. And we finally moved [.

Pundit – Newcastle Look Completely Different Under Benitez

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Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright believes that Newcastle are now almost unrecognizable from the side that kept collapsing under former head coach Steve McClaren. When Steve was finally sacked far too late we had only 24 points from 28 games played with McClaren still insisting he could save Newcastle from the drop [.

Alan Shearer On What Rafa Benitez Has Given Newcastle

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After Spurs were 2-0 ahead at half time at Stamford Bridge tonight but Chelsea came back with two second half goals and the game ended 2-2. That means that Leicester Cityhave won the Premier League and maybe it´s one of the biggest upset in sports history certainly in English football history. It´s the [.

This Is What Makes Rafa Benitez Both Savvy And Smart

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Rafa Benitez is not only a very smart coach and obviously simply world-class, but he is also very experienced and knows when not to comment about thorny issues. We suppose that's what 30 years in coaching and 23 years in management get you. The way he played down Sam Allardyce's comments during his news conference [.

Italian Club May Help To Solve A Newcastle Problem

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There's a report today in the Football Italia web-site that Newcastle's Florian Thauvin could be a transfer target of Inter-Milan. If Newcastle are relegated then the clubwill try to sell Florian if they can or else they will try to loan the Frenchman out to lower our wage bill for the coming season in [.

Benitez Two Games From One Of His Greatest Accomplishments

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It´s been another terrible season for Newcastle fans and once again as May comes around we are struggling against relegation. Last seasonit was caused by John Carver losing eight games in a row before we finally gothe 4 points that saved us over the final three games and that win in the final game at [.

Four Newcastle Players Make Redknapp´s Team Of The Week

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It looks like Harry Redknapp was pleased with Newcastle´s performance against Crystal Palace on Saturday, which was a much closer game than we expected but we finally won it 1-0. It also shows the nonsense coming from Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce, who basically said before the game he expected Palace not to try to hard [.

Rafa Talks About Newcastle´s Amazing Fans

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Rafa Benitez is a very astute manager and after the game on Saturday, as usual, he had some inciteful comments to make about Newcastle´s display, which was poor in that first half but much improved after the break once Rafa had made a few changes. And Newcastle got the all important win maybe the [.

Why Spurs Unlikely To Be In Title Contention At Newcastle

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Tottenham are in a very difficult position to catch Leicester City in the Premier League after The Foxesgained a valuable point at Old Trafford yesterday in the 1-1 draw. Tottenham are now 8 points behind Leicesterwith three games to go, so they must win their game at Stamford Bridge tonight to stay in it.

Darlow Explains Why He Moved To His Left For Penalty

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It's no secret that the Newcastle hero on Saturday was Karl Darlow who was our Man of the Match with 41% of the vote beating out goalscorer Andros Townsend who got 34% and they were easily Newcastle best two players in the crucial win against 1-0 Crystal Palace on Saturday. That takes Newcastle onto 33 [.

Benitez Passion And Belief Is Infectious To Geordie Fans

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What better manager to have on Tyneside than one who is a workaholic and just loves football and if you have a day or two to spare Rafa Benitez will probably be willing to share his views and expertise on whatever part of football you are interested in. What could be better than that? In [...]

Newcastle Hero Talks – Days Like This Are Special

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Karl Darlow has now played 8 times for Newcastle this seasonand six times since Rob Elliot picked up his serious ACL injury in late March and Karl has played very well in those games. He was our Man of the Match on Saturday with a superb performance which culminated in his terrific match-winning save from [.

Newcastle Have Already Started Their Huge Summer Clear Out

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There was news just before the game yesterday in the Chronicle that Newcastle have already started their clear-out for the summer when a number of players will leave the club whether or not we are relegated. Two of the players whose contracts end in June Sylvain Marveaux and Gabby Obertan are said to [.

Benitez Names The Two Real Heroes Against Palace

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With what has to be a magnificent 1-0 win yesterday at St. James' Park against Crystal Palace after a poor first half performance, Newcastle now have to be in with a fighting chance to stay in the Premier League this seasonwith 8 points gained from the last four games and a game at Villa Park [...]

Asprilla´s Strange Reaction – Wakes Up To Newcastle Win

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Woke up to a win ??Newcastle are here to stay @NUFC pic.twitter.com/oedLUX6WXu — Faustino Asprilla ? (@TinoasprillaH) May 1, 2016

Sissoko Reveals The Thinking In The Newcastle Camp

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Whatever Rafa Benitez does before the end of the season two more wins in the last two games will surely mean we survive the drop he has already transformed this Newcastle side and is busy internally transforming the club too. Newcastle are now unbeaten in four games and have won two of them [...]

Rare Praise From Sky Sports Pundit For Newcastle

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It´s not often that Paul Merson has any praise for Newcastle United and he is usually criticizing the Newcastle fans. But after yesterday´s classic encounter against Crystal Palace and all 3 points Paul praised Newcastle. Paul had praise for our best two players yesterday Karl Darlow and Andros Townsend who is turning [.

Newcastle Veteran Attracting Interest From Chinese League

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There´s a report in the Mirror today that Newcastle's Papiss Cisse is a target of a number of Chinese clubs and his good form in the Newcastle run-in to the season will be helping a lot to showcase his talents. Papiss seems dedicated to the Newcastle cause along with Ivory Coast International Cheick Tiote [.

Newcastle Have Future England Defender In Their Ranks

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Newcastle had to defend for their lives in that first half yesterday and we saw three excellent saves during that period from goalkeeper Karl Darlow. We also saw the tackle of the game from young Jamaal Lascelles after just 11 minutes when Connor Whickham was straight through on goal. Lascelles quickly tackled the former Sunderland [.

Results Of Our Man Of The Match Poll

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Two Newcastle players gave outstanding performances for Newcastle in our fabulous 1-0 home win against Crystal Palace yesterday and that win should give our lads confidence as they visit Aston Villa next Saturday to try to collect another 3 points. Karl Darlow was the hero yesterday with a terrific penalty save from former Newcastle midfielder [.

Liverpool Legend – Newcastle Fans Are Class

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It was very moving yesterday to hear the Newcastle fans sing "You'll Never Walk Alone" before the game in tribute to those 96 fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster and the Liverpool fans have finally been cleared of any wrongdoing after 27 years. Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has put on his Twitter account that [.