Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2016

This Is The Result Newcastle Fans Expect at Rotherham

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More than nine Newcastle fans in 10 (91%) think Newcastle will win the game tomorrow Rotherham UNited and an extremely high percentage. It's almost the same percentage 92% that thought we would beat CheltenhamTown at home in the 2nd round of the EFL Cup which is the highest percentage of the season so [.

Rafa Benitez – Becoming The Perfect Manager For Newcastle

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Newcastle are doing quite well at the moment after our shock 2-0 defeat at home to Wolves almost two weeks ago which was the end ofa six game win streak. Since then we beat Wolves in the 3rd round of the EFL Cup and are now at home to Preston North End in the next [...]

Newcastle Star – It’s A Big Game – We Are Ready

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DeAndre Yedlin has come into the side during the suspension of Vurnon Anita and the 23 year-old American has done well and he looks a very exciting attacking right back. DeAndre has warned his team-mates today as Rafa did during his press conference that we cannot take any game for granted and we must bring [.

Rafa’s Comments – You’ll Remember Wednesday All Your Life

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Rafa Benitez has finished his press conference this afternoon and he has said that Rotherham are not as bad a team as the table would suggest they are currently in bottom place. Rafa has said they have made some tactical adjustments today after Wednesday's game. Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez These are the initial comments [.

Poll – Can Newcastle Make It Two Wins In A Row At Rotherham?

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It's onward and hopefully upward for Newcastle after Wednesday night's heroics at St. James' Park, but the Championship is a tough league and next up are Rotherham away. Rotherham United are currently bottom of the league and on paper it may look like an easy game but it will not be. Rafa Benitez Newcastle [.

Wins Like This Make Us Believe Anything Is Possible

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Dwight Gayle may have just played his most memorable game of his career when after missing several chances early in the game against Norwich he eventually hit a hat trick all good goals but non better than his winner with almost the last kick of the game. How he managed to get a shot [...]

Rafa Benitez Makes Amazing Revelation

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Rafa Benitez has finally admitted that he celebrated well just a little bit at the end of the game on Wednesday night after Newcastle scored two goals in the last 90 seconds of stoppage time to turn a potential 3-2 defeat into a 4-3 win against Norwich. Celebrating isnothing new for Rafa because [.

It’s Mind-Boggling And I Will Never Forget It

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The fourth goal on Wednesday night scored by hero Dwight Gayle wasthe 21st goal scored in the league by Newcastlethis season –the most in the Championship and one more than Barnsley have scored. It was a good goal too from Dwight who got a hat-trick on the night and with more luck he could have [.

Is This The Team Rafa Will Start At Rotherham Tomorrow?

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Before any game there is the task of trying to guess which team Rafa will start and it's not easy to get it right. After we played the top of the league team Norwich City at home on Wednesday night we now face the bottom of the league team Rotherham United away tomorrow. Because Rotherham [...]

Rotherham Manager – Newcastle Are Everybody’s Favorite

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Former Everton player Alan Stubbs was appointed manager of Rotherham United in June after he had two seasons managing Hibernian north of the border. And he is looking forward to managing against Rafa Benitez on Saturday afternoon and will have his Rotherham team ready for the test. We cannot afford a let-down after our other [.

Huddersfield Boss – Newcastle Were Better Side – Deserved To Win

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It just turns out that Huddersfield manager David Wagner was at St. James' Park last night to watch two of his promotion competitors in Newcastle United and Norwich City. But it turns out he didn't see the dramatic conclusion of the game in stoppage time when Newcastle scored twice in the last 90 seconds to [.

The Captain Speaks Out About Last Night’s Game

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22 year-oldNewcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles has praised Dwight Gayle for not spitting his dummy out after he had missed up to four good chances in the first half. But Dwight did get us the first halfgoal but since we gave away a penalty just before half time it was 1-1 at the half after Newcastle [.

Benitez – We Must Maintain This – And Never Give Up

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Most of us are still coming to terms with Newcastle's incredible late finish last night when two goals deep into stoppage time were enough to change the result from a Norwich 3-2 win to a Newcastle 4-3 win and now we are just one point behind the Canaries in the league table and 3rdtop. [...]

Please Help To Save 4 Year-Old Frankie Sherwood’s Life

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There is an ice hockey game on Sunday between the Billingham Stars and the Whitley Bay Warriors at the Whitley Bay ice rink to raise money for 4 year-old Frankie Sherwood from North Shields. Frankie unfortunately has Neuroblastoma cancer and the family is trying to raise £550K to get Frankie over to America for what [.

Rafa – I Am Really Proud Of My Players

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Rafa Benitez was interviewed after the game last night against Norwich, in which somehow Newcastle came back from 3-2 down to score two goals in the final 90 seconds of the six minutes of stoppage time to win the game 4-3. There was pandemonium when Dwight Gayle, who scored a hat-trick latched onto a long [.

Frustrated Norwich Manager – Most Bizarre Game Ever

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Norwich manager Alex Neil according to the Norwich Evening News never wants to set foot inside St James' Park again after a ‘bizarre' 4-3 stoppage time defeat lastnight at Newcastle United. Norwich City were winning the game 3-2 going into six minutes of stoppage time and believe it or believe it not but Newcastle [.

Here’s Great Video Of Newcastle’s Four Goals Last Night

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Here's a very good video showing clearly all four Newcastle goals last night and this is especially for oversea fanswho may not have seen them yet. That's Yoan Gouffran heading home the third and equalizing goal four minutes into stoppage time and look how many players are around Dwight Gayle as he amazingly slots [.

Newcastle Fans Still Buzzing After Famous Comeback Win

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Here's some reactions this morning to last night's sensational 4-3 win against Norwich. In truth we should have had this game wrapped up by half time, but it was amazingly 1-1 and that gave Norwich the confidence to come back to be 3-1 up after 69 minutes and 3-2 up after 90 minutes. But two [...]

Rafa Benitez Speaks About Fans And Incredible Win

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Rafa Benitez was cool and calm after the game as usual as he spoke to reporters followingthe 4-3 stoppage time win against league leaders Norwich City last night. Rafa paid tribute to the fans and also says Newcastle had bad luck in the first half when we should have been ahead at the [...]

Player Could Leave Newcastle Permanently In January

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There's news today in the Italian press that Chelsea's on loan right winger Christian Atsu is wanted in Italy by Serie A club Torino and it seems like they even want to sign him in January. Atsu is on loan at Newcastle and he is so far looking good when he's played 4 times as [...]

Newcastle 4 Norwich 3 – Full Video Highlights

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Here is the video of last night's highlights from Norwich City TV and it seems to be available to fans around the world. We certainly missed chances in that first half, but when Newcastle get the winning goal notice how the Scottish commentator is just stunned for a few seconds before he can say anything.

There’s Only One Man Of The Match After Last Night

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It was simply incredible. How we managed to get 3 points out of nothing in the last couple of minutes with goals from Yoan Gouffran and Dwight Gayleis stuff of miracles. But we did and the game was turned upside down. After missing some chances in the first half it was Dwight Gayle our [...]

Benitez – Winning In This Way Is A Boost For Everybody

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Rafa Benitez kept Dwight Gayle and Mo Diame in the side for tonight's game against Norwich City even though they missed several chances at Aston Villa on Saturday. But Rafa has managed close to 1,000 games (982 to be exact) and he knows when players should be dropped and when to keep them in the [...

Mick Quinn’s Funny Reaction To Amazing Magpies Win

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I can sympathize with Mick it was heart attack conditions in stoppage time tonight when Newcastle equalized through Yoan Gouffran 5 minutes into the six minutes allotted and then hat-trick hero Dwight Gayle fittingly Newcastle's number 9 scored the winner one minute later. Nearly gave me a heart attack,but the TheMightyMags get [.

Shearer Reacts To Newcastle’s Sensational Win Against Norwich

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Geordie legend Alan Shearer has reacted to Newcastle's simply sensational comeback win after we were 3-1 down after 69 minutes and 3-2 down four minutes into stoppage time. The hero was Dwight Gayle with a hat trick and he scored the late winner a full six minutes into stoppage time. The Newcastle number 9 (Gayle [.

Newcastle 4 Norwich 3 – Video For Overseas Fans

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Overseas fans are blocked from viewing the official Sky Sports videos of the Championship games, but here are all 7 goals from the Sky Sports man at Newcastle. We can see the video here in the US.

Newcastle Win With 2 Goals In Last 2 Minutes Of Stoppage Time

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Dwight Gayle hit a magnificent hat-trick for Newcastle tonight as we scored twice in second-half stoppage time after being 3-1 down to Norwich after 69 minutes to win this absolutely crucial game for Newcastle. It makes the last minute equalizer by Aston Villa on Saturday easier to take when we lost those 2 points [.

Unbelievable Newcastle Come From 3-1 Down – Win 4-3

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Well we just don'tbelieve this after Newcastle were 3-1 down to Norwich City after 69 minutes we came back with a quick goal to make i t 3-2 and thenwith two goals late in stoppage time we somehow won this game 4-3. It would have been a stunner to lose to Norwich because we [...]

Darlow, Diame, Colback And Gayle All Start

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Rafa Benitez has just named his side for the tough test against Norwich City at St. James' Park tonight and Rafa has not made too many changes, but he has brought in Darlow in goal. Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Karl Darlow; DeAndre Yedlin, Ciaran Clark, Jamaal Lascelles (c), Paul Dummett; Jonjo Shelvey, Jack Colback; Matt Ritchie, Mohamed [.

How Things Can Change So Quickly In Football

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Jamaal Lascelles has developed a lot since RafaBenitez joined Newcastleon March 13th when Jamaal went from a player who had hardly played under the very woeful Steve McClaren to a regular for Rafa in the last several games of last season. And in the summer, Rafa made Jamaal captain after the 22 year-old had [.

Young Star Still Fully Committed To Newcastle

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Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez has given an interview in El Dorsal in the Spanish media and he has talked a lot about life at Newcastle United after he joined us from Tenerife back in the summer of 2014 for a low €2M. Ayoze has been committed to Newcastleever since he arrived through the door [...

Some Fans Getting Concerned About Promotion – This Man Isn’t

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Newcastle fans are a little bit concerned at the moment after we have captured just one point in the last two league games and have seen Brighton and Norwich both gain 5 points on us in those two games. And after last night's games we have dropped to 9th place in the league, so a [...]

Newcastle’s Worrying Form Here Has To Change

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Newcastle have played four games at home in the league and we have only 6 points from thosegames two wins and two defeats. On the road in the league this season we have played five games and we have three wins and one defeat so 10 points from those five games. At the [...]

Rafa Benitez Takes Aim At Social Media

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We are not big believers in social media because it seems to give people a chance to bring out the worst in themselves by posting ridiculous and vicious comments on the Internet. A big reason for that is they can essentially remain anonymous if they so wish. And it's much easier and less of a [...]

This Is The Result Newcastle Fans Expect Tonight

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Newcastle fans may be a little concerned at the moment with us only getting one point from the last six in the league but there's still around three fans in five who think we can win the game against league leaders Norwich City tonight. Rafa Benitez Newcastle manager Newcastle alsoneed to improve their home [.

Four Changes – This Could Be Newcastle’s Team For Norwich

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It's always difficult to pick the side Rafa Benitez picks for each game since he rotates the squad and sometimes surprises us with his team selection. After the performance on Saturday at Villa Park which for almost 70 minutes was very good, we're not sure he will make too many changes for tonight's game against [.

Allardyce Sacked As England Manager – Southgate Takes Over

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Former Newcastle manager Sam Allardycewas today sacked as the England manager after only 67 days in the job and this all came up suddenly last night when the Telegraph released their revelations after they had set themselves up as fake business men to get theEngland manager to negotiate a £400K deal.

This Is Definitely Good News For Newcastle

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It looks like taking off young DeAndre Yedlin after 75 minutes on Saturday was a good move by Rafa Benitez and the 23 year-old American will likely be fit for tomorrow's night's test against Norwich City at home. Norwich are now top of the league on 20 points from 9 games 4 points more [...]

Jamaal Lascelles Again Demonstrates Great Leadership

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22 year-old Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles has today come out and defended Matz Sels who came under severe criticism after we dropped 2 points late in the game at Villa Park on Saturday. Jamaal has demonstrated why Rafa gave the young defender the captaincy of such a massiveclub, even though it's a huge responsibility for [.

Rafa Gives Advice To Players About Social Media

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In his press conference today Rafa Benitez has given advice to his players that if they have social media accounts they can use them to communicate with but not tointeract with. The main thing for footballers is to concentrate on their football and to do everything they can to improve their game and become [.

Rafa Talks About Matz Sels And The Goalkeeping Position

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After the game on Saturday our goalkeeper Matz Sels took some severe criticism from some Newcastle fanson Twitter that was simply wayover the top. Matz did hesitate in coming out for the cornerthat led to Aston Villa's very late equalizer, but it's not like it was a major error and the ball should still have [.

Star Player Finally Settles In At Newcastle

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Matt Ritchie likes playing two games a week and he certainly doesn't seem to regret his move one little bit from Bournemouth to Newcastle. Matt was only too keen to join the Rafa Revolution at Newcastle in the summer and he was one of the first players we signed once Andros Townsend told the manager [.

Alan Shearer In Stark Criticism Of Rivals

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Alan Shearer reported yesterday on Sunderland being 2-0 up after an hour in their home game with Crystal Palace yet they couldn't hang onto their lead and a goal deep into injury time from Christian Benteke led to their 5th defeat in the first six games. After such a disastrous start this season confidence cannot [.

England Manager Sam Allardyce In Hot Water

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The Telegraph mounted a sting operation against Sam Allardyce the England manager, that now could end his tenure in the job he has craved for so many years. The paper is reporting today that Allardyce used his position as England manager to negotiate a £400K deal with who turned out to be fictitious business men [.

Porto Manager Talks In Glowing Terms Of Newcastle Coach

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Newcastle's young coach Ian Cathro joined Newcastle in the summer of last year and joined Newcastle as one of the best young coaches around. He was hired by head coach Steve McClaren who proved to be completely out of his depth at Newcastle and was fired last March. When Ian joined Ianhad just served as [.

Rafa Benitez Press Conference – We Must Stay Calm

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Rafa has just finished giving his press conference for the home game against Norwich City tomorrow night. Rafa Benitez at his press conference Here's some of the initial comments he made during his press conference today: "It's important for both teams, but we have a lot of games to play we can't win the [.

We’ve Dusted Ourselves Down – Preparing For Norwich

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Paul Dummett returned to the team on Saturday at Villa Park after having been rested on Tuesday night in the good 2-0 win against Wolves in the EFL Cup when Achraf Lazaar made his debut. We threw away 2 points on Saturday but in those six minutes of stoppage time it could even have ended [...]

Newcastle Defender Still Dreams Of Newcastle Future

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Rafa Benitez is an experienced manager who transformed Newcastle's squad over the summer transfer window and the team is still gelling but if we keep improving like we have so far this season we could become a really top side quite soon. That's the hope anyway as Rafa gets to grips with his new players [.

Di Matteo Praises Villa – Has Good Words For Newcastle Too

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We've always thought Roberto Di Matteo was a very good manager from the time he was the young39 year-old manager of West Brom,when we were both pushing for promotion in the 2009-2010 and both achieved the two automatic promotion spots with Newcastle finally coming out on top with 102 points. It seems as if it [.

Why Players Fully Accept Rafa’s Way Of Doing This

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Ciaran Clark had his best game for Newcastle at his old club Aston Villa on Saturday and the Villa fans will have seen how improved Ciaranhas already become under Rafa Benitez. But that's why players want to join Rafa Benitez they want to improve their game and workfor a successful side that can win things.

Benitez Confident – If Players Keep Doing This

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We've often said that Rafa Benitez doesn't mess around and certainly doesn't play mind games with anybody he is very straight forward. He respects every team that his team plays and he respects their manager and Rafa makes it clear to his players that it will not be an easy game, but that he [...]

How Rafa Will Demand Improvement Before Wednesday

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The simple way in which Rafa Benitez improves a team and improves the players during a season is that he considers every game to be a learning exercise. Every game is approached in a way that we can win it, but after the game Ciaran Clark has given some insights asinto what Rafa does. Rafa [...]

Manager Explains His Team Selection For Aston Villa

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Chancel Mbemba didn't play on Tuesday night in the 2-0 win over Wolves and he wasn't even on the bench for Saturday's 1-1 draw against Aston Villa on the road. The central defense pairing Rafa chose for this game wereJamaal Lascelles and Ciaran Clarkand big Grant Hanley was on the bench after both Ciaran and [.

Rafa Lauds New Arrival – He Works Hard – He’s A Good Player

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Christian Atsu has looked good when he's been given his chanceat Newcastle and the Ghanaian International is hoping to make his loan move from Chelsea for the season a permanent one in the summer. Atsu is still fairly new to Newcastle and Rafa thinks he probably needs to get to know more about the [.

Poll – Can Newcastle Bounce Back Against Norwich?

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Newcastle have a chance to get back in the mix at the top of the Championship on Wednesday night when we entertain league leaders Norwich City who are currently 4 points above us in the league. A win in that game will likely take us back into the top three of the Championship before [...]

Rafa Discusses DeAndre Yedlin’s Ankle Injury

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We probably could have guessed that Newcastle will assess the extent of DeAndre Yedlin's ankle injury on Monday and see how bad the damage is and whether there is any chance of the 23 year-old American playing against Norwich on Wednesday night. Yedlin was our Man of the Match on Saturday with around 50% of [.

Newcastle Could Sign Talented Ireland International In January

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Newcastle are said to be in the running to sign Everton midfielder James McCarthy in the January transfer window, since James has struggled to get game time under new Dutch manager Ronald Koeman on Merseyside. It's strange but managers prefer certain kinds of players and it seems that Koeman doesn't rate the Glasgow-born 39 times [.

This Newcastle Player Shows Class And Guts With One Tweet

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After the game there were a lot of nasty things said about goalkeeper Matz Sels who was a little bit hesitant in coming out for the corner from which Aston Villa equalized but not much about the good save he made to keep us in the game during stoppage time. Newcastle fans support their players [...]

Our Man Of The Match – A Tremendous New Signing

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DeAndre Yedlin is already a fan favorite because of the things he said about Newcastle when he first joined last month and how he found out how big a club Newcastle was while he was playing on loan at Sunderland. Like the sound of that one. Rafa seems to like the lad and he [...]

It Felt Like A Second League Loss In A Row

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Newcastle yesterday looked a really good side in that first half, but when the score was only 1-0 through a Tommy Elphick own goal at half time it didn't really do the performance justice and we missed too many of our chances. A number of those were missed by Dwight Gayle who seems too small [...]

Rafa Benitez Sky Sports Interview – Video

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Rafa Benitez Here is Rafa Benitez' Sky Sports interview after the game in which he says we really should have won this game in the first half. It seems like its not being blocked in countries around the world.

Matz Sels Twitter Account Still Exists

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There are reports that Matz Sels has deleted his Twitter account because of the abuse he has received from Newcastle fans for the Aston Villa goal when he was caught hesitating on whether to come for the ball. Matz Sels in action yesterday But isn't this the Matz Sels Twitter account which seems fine to [.

Rafa – No Excuses – Here’s Where We Weren’t Good Enough

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One of the many things we like about Rafa Benitez as a manager and as a person is he never gets too carried away in either direction after a win or a defeat. And he never seems to use excuses at the end of a game. To most Newcastle fans yesterday it felt like gut-wrencherwhen [...]

Benitez Comments On This Player He Likes

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The exact same thing is happening in this transfer window that happened lastJanuary that Cheick Tiote is trying to a make a move away from Newcastle but for one reason or another it may not happen. In January Tiote was almost certain to leave to join a Chinese Super League clubbut it didn't happen and [.

Players Send Messages To Fans After Disappointing Result

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The result was a bad result for Newcastle especially when we so close to getting our first win against Aston Villa since the season before last, when we took them apart 1-0 at St. James' Park on 28th February. That was the game before we lost eightPremier League games on the trot under then interim [.

Rafa Rejects All Excuses For The Loss Of 2 Points

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It looked like the corner from which Aaron Tshibola scored Aston Villa's 89th minute equalizer yesterday should have been a goal kick after the header from Jonjo Shelvey seemed to hit a Villa defender on the way out of play. But Newcastle can look at all the chances we missed before that time and the [.

Benitez Bemoans Missed Chances – 2 Dropped Points

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A late header from Tshibola after 89 minutes gave Aston Villa a 1-1 draw against visitors Newcastle today, after Tommy Elphick's first-half own goal had put the Magpiesahead in a first half that Newcastle completely dominated. Bu we missed our chances in the first half and didn't defend well enough in the second half, so [.

Poll – Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player At Villa Park?

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The best way to put this game is that Newcastle were wasteful of the chances we had in that first half and we basically threw 2 points away in this game when we conceded a late equalizer on 89 minutes. Our performance in the second half was poor and we let Aston Villa right back [...]

Late Aston Villa Equalizer Denies Newcastle A Win

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This was 2 points dropped by Newcastle, after the visitors had gone ahead in the first half through an own goal by Tommy Elphick after 28 minutes, but then late in the game in the 88th minute the home side equalized through a Tshibola header. We have lost some ground in the league today with [...]

Sels, Clark, Diame And Gayle Start At Villa Park

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Rafa Benitez has just named the Newcastle United team for today's tough game at Villa Park and he recalls captain Jamaal Lascelles to the team and Paul Dummett returns at left-back. Newcastle: Sels, Yedlin, Lascelles Clark, Dummett; Shelvey, Hayden; Ritchie Diame Gouffran; Gayle Subs: Darlow, Lazaar, Hanley, Tiote, Atsu, Perez, Mitrovic So Clark keeps his [.

Forgotten Man Finally On The Comeback Trail

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Massadio Haidaraplayed for around 70 minutes of the U-23 game against Sheffield United on Thursday and Newcastle manager was at the Newcastle Academy ground to see how the 23 year-old Frenchman got on. Massadio was signed from Nancy back in January, 2013. Hehasn't played for the first team for almost a year because of injury [.

Benitez Explains Advantages Of Playing On The Road

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Last season we found it extremely difficult to win games away from home and we ended up winning only two road games and losing 14 in 19 attempts in the leagueand those wins were rather fortuitous ones. We somehow beat Bournemouth 1-0 when Rob Elliott made five world-class saves to keep us in the game [.

Benitez On Why Next Two Games Are So Important

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Rafa Benitez in his press conference and other interviews he gave yesterday has talked about just how strong the Championship is these days and he said it is one of the strongest leagues in the world. It's certainly one of the toughest and because of the 46 games played teams are very often paying two [.

How Newcastle Fans Expect The Game To Go Today

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Seven in ten Newcastle fans expect the lads to win the game at Villa Park today a game that is being broadcast live around the world. That's after we could only manage two draws against Villa last season when both huge clubs were relegated. For fans of both clubs in the US the game [...]

Beneitez Trying To Get Newcastle Fans To Do This

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When Rafa Benitez first arrived at Newcastle in March he stressed how it was important for everybody at the clubto stay calm. It didn't help anything if people over-reacted too much either on the positive side or the negative side although we had a lot of over-reaction on the negative side last season [.

Newcastle Star – We Must Keep Our Feet On The Ground

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Matt Ritchie thinks Newcastle have done well in our last eight games when we have won seven and lost just one, but of course it was a bit of a shock when we lost the first two games fo the season. But Rafa Benitez has managed the squad superbly so far this season and he [...]

Surprise As DeAndre Yedlin Reveals His Role Model At Newcastle

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Newcastle fans have quickly taken to DeAndre Yedlin since he signed for us last month and maybe some of that was after he arrived he went into great detail about how he realized what a huge club Newcastle were as he lived close to the quayside and traveled into the City a lot while he [...]

Aston Villa Missing Star Player Against Newcastle?

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On Wednesday the Mail reported that Aston Villa's star player Jack Grealish was involved in a late-night party at a Birmingham hotel where nitrous oxide (laughing gas), which is inhaled through balloons, was found in his room. This is the latest in a number of reports of Grealish off-field incidents and his behavior is less [.

Top Talent Can Finally Play For Newcastle

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Elias Fritjof Sorensen was signed by Newcastle in early August but he has yet to play for play for any Newcastle United side as the Tyneside club have waited for his International clearance. The International clearance has finally been received for the 17 year-old and Newcastle announced the news on their web-site earlier today.

Rafa – Championship One Of Strongest Leagues In The World

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Rafa Benitez has quickly learned the Championship is one of the toughest leagues in the world with 46 games to play and teams quite regularly playing two games a week. By October 1st we will have played 13 games in total, including EFL Cup games, since the league started on August 5th that's all [...

Former Player On Who Is Key To Promotion For Newcastle

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Scott Sellars played for Newcastle and the great Kevin Keegan for a couple of years from 1993 and he was part of Newcastle's successful Division One winning side of 1992-1993 when we amassed 96 points in the 46 games and won the league by 8 points from West Ham United. That was the first season [...]

Newcastle Star – It’s A Massive Game – We Need 3 Points

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It will be a tough game at Villa Park tomorrow afternoon even though Aston Villa under new manager Roberto Di Matteo have made a slow start to life in the Championship and are currently in 18th place in the league with 8 points from the first 8 games and only one win. But Aston Villa [...]

Here’s A Strong Newcastle Side For Aston Villa

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Rafa Benitez made eight changes to the side that were beaten last Saturday against Wolves and the team on Tuesday night looked a lot better than the team of last Saturday. We lost to two poor goals in the league last Saturday, but won rather easily by the same scoreline 2-0 in the EFL Cup [...]

Midfielder Determined To Improve As He Continues To Work Hard

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One of our bargain buys of the summer Mohamed Diame tried a beautiful chip shot in the second half on Tuesday night against Wolves and the ball hit the cross-bar. It was a terrific effort and that potential third goal would have killed the game for Newcastle. We did go close a number [...]

What Di Matteo Thinks Of Benitez As A Manager

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Roberto Di Matteo had his press conference yesterday for the game tomorrow with Newcastle at Villa Park and he said he wasn't all that surprised that Rafa eventually decided to stay on at Newcastleeven though we were relegated. It was a decision that shocked a lot of pundits including Alan Shearer, who kept telling [.

Rafa – We Must Do Our Jobs And Be At The Top Of The Table

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Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the important game at Aston Villa tomorrow, when we will try to get our 8th win in 9 games in all competitions. Rafa has been a little more explicit today that Newcastle must start doing their jobs and get to the top of the Championship table [...]

Michael Carrick’s Move To Newcastle Stopped By Mourinho

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Rafa Benitez is quite a draw it seems and Newcastle has apparently persuaded Michael to join his home town club Newcastle United before Jose Mourinho stepped in and ordered Manchester United to give Michael a contract extension to keep him on board. But of course the strange thing is that Mourinho didn't use Carrick in [.

The Good News – Bad News So Far This Season

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The bad news with Newcastle this season is that we have lost three of our first ten league games in all competitions. The good news is that we have won seven of them so that's a 70% win rate good in anybody's book. Compared to how we did six years ago when last we were [...]

What Rafa Told The Players At Half Time On Tuesday Night

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Rafa Benitez made 8 changes to the side that lamely lost 2-0 to Wolves last Saturday afternoon but one surprise was a player he left in the side Jonjo Shelvey ho had a poor game last Saturday. At the time the team was announced we wondered if this was more good man-management from [...]

Newcastle Star Thrives On Playing At Such A Huge Club

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We watched the Real Madrid vs Valencia game last night both clubs have been managed in the past by Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez and what was apparent was the way Newcastle are playing this season is very much like that of both the top Spanish clubs and we suppose we shouldn't be too [...]

Poll – Can Newcastle Beat Aston Villa On Saturday?

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Newcastle have won seven of our last eight games in all competitions, but we face a tough game at Villa Park on Saturday against one of the clubs who were relegated with us in May. Villa are getting to grips with having new players and a new manager, Roberto Di Matteo, but it will be [...]

Ritchie Identifies Things Newcastle Work On In Training

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It was a brilliantly worked first goal for Newcastle on Tuesday night and when Matt Ritchie was given the ball by Jack Colback just outside the penalty area there was still a lot of work to do. But the Scottish International brilliantly moved towardsgoal anddrove the ball home across the goalkeeper into the back of [.

How Pardew Just Gave Up On Promising Teenager At Newcastle

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When Gael Bigirimana first arrived at Newcastle from Coventry City for £1M in the summer of 2012 as an 18 year-old, he was looked upon as being a top young player who could improve at Newcastle. And certainly in that first season when we were in the Europa Leaguehe did look a very good player [...

How Newcastle Picked Up One Summer Bargain

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The Birmingham Mail have revealed today that Aston Villa's manager Roberto Di Matteo was not happy at all when Ciaran Clark was poached away by Newcastle in the summer, after we met the release clause of £5.1M in his contract. Once a club meets the release clause amount they can talk to the player and [.

New Signing Doing What He Wanted To Do – Improve His Game

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Ciaran Clark was a good signing for us for around £5M from Aston Villa in the summer and it's a good question as to whether the defender will keep his place for our visit to Villa Park on Saturday, in what is another important league game for Newcastle. Clark had a solid game at center-back [...]

Roberto Di Matteo Talks About The Strengths Of Newcastle

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Aston Villas manager Roberto Di Matteo gave his press conference today for the home game against Newcastle United at Villa Park on Saturday. Both managers have the rare distinction of winning the Champions League Roberto with Chelsea (2012) and Rafa with Liverpool (2005) and Rafa is also a losing finalist with Liverpool (2007).

Newcastle Get Preston At Home In 4th Round Of EFL Cup

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Newcastle have drawn Preston at home in the 4th round of the EFL (League) Cup. Sunderland got Southampton away. Ties will be played week starting Monday, 24th October. We have an excellent chance to go through to the quarter-finals and here is the full draw with four ties between Premier League clubs and yes [.

Rafa On What Newcastle Learned And How The Team Played

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Newcastle did well to come back last night and have a fairly convincing 2-0 win against Wolves and move into the last 16 of the EFL (League) Cup and the draw for the 4th round is at around 9:30 pm tonight so we'll see who we get int he next round. Rafa, the coaches [...]

Rafa Benitez And Newcastle Honor Devoted Fan

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Ernest Wears was a very devoted Newcastle supporter until his recent death on Saturday September 3rd at the age of 75. And current Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has a heart of gold and on Ernest'sfuneral the family received a message from the Newcastle managerconveyingsympathy to the family on behalf of the manager and the whole [.

Our Man Of The Match A New Hero At Newcastle

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Matt Richie has been a great buy for Newcastle United at just £10M from Bournemouth and we are now clearly seeing why Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was sorry to lose one of his best players. Matt has been playing very well for Newcastle all season and last night against Wolves he scored a great first [.

Player Pleased With Debut – It’s Been Great Since I Arrived

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Daryl Murphy seemed pleased enough with his debut for Newcastle last night and his only regret was that he didn't score inthe 2-0 EFL 3rd round Cup win over Wolves, although he went very close late in the game. The 33-year-old former Ipswich striker started the game and played the full 90 minutes in what [.

Full Back Pleased With Performance – Matt Ritchie A Big Help

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DeAndre Yedlin made his first start for Newcastle last night and his third appearance overall since joining us from Tottenham last month for £5M and he really seems to have enjoyed the game. Yedlin was paired with Matt Ritchie so we had two hard-working players on the right hand side of the field last night [.

Rafa Talks About One Of His Favorite Players

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The Newcastle crowd was treated to a terrific Yoan Gouffran goal after 32 minutes that put Newcastle two goals up last night after Matt Ritchie had scored an excellent goal just three minutes earlier. And then Matt Ritchie became the provider as he sent over a right wing cross and the Frenchman rifled the ball [.

Completely New Defense Does The Trick For Newcastle

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Newcastleare back on track again and the performance last night against Wolves was so much better than on Saturday and Rafa didn't mess around with his selection as he made 8 changes to the side that lost so poorly on Saturday. Rafa brought in a whole new defense with Karl Darlow getting a chance in [.

Newcastle Two Goals For Overseas Fans – Video

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Here's the two goals for those who cannot get the highlights anywhere else. Wait for the second goal it comes before the end of this video after the report on the Leicester vs Chelsea game which seems to play here in the US. By the way it was Gouffran who scored the second goal [...]

Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To Solid 2-0 Win

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Newcastle fans were a much happier bunch tonight after a good performance from the lads and we got some revenge for the 2-0 defeat on Saturday from Wolves as we reversed the score-line on them. Here's some tweets sent out by fans who were at the game. Another terrific goal on the volley from Gouffran [.

Rafa Benitez – We Want Newcastle To Be Ambitious

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Rafa and the players got the job done tonight and won the game 2-0 and after we were 2-0 up with goals from Matt Ritchie and Yoan Gouffran Newcastle were able to control the game and it turned out to be a fairly easy win in the end. Rafa seems to want a good cup [...]

Newcastle’s 2-0 Win In Pictures

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Rafa Benitez pleased with Yoan Goffran's second terrificgoal of the season Matt Ritchie after scoring first goal Matt Ritchie turns after scoring Yoan Gouffran scores another great goal for us YoanGouffran congratulated by captain Jonjo Shelvey

Stunning Gouffran Goal Propels Newcastle To 2-0 Win

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Two goals in two minutes in the first half was enough to see Newcastleget some level of revenge on Wolves and win this 3rd round EFL Cup tie by a score o f 2-0 and it was important for the lads to get another clean sheet. The goals came from our two wingers. MattRitchie scored [...]

All Change – Darlow, Yedlin, Hanley, Clark, Lazaar And Murphy All Start

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Rafa Benitez has just named his team for the 3rd round of the FL Cup tonight against Wolves after the same teams surprisingly beat us 2-0 on Saturday to end our six game winning streak in all competitions and he gives starting berths to Yedlin, Lazaar and Murphy with the last two making their [...]

Would You Believe It – Newcastle Defender Back In Dutch Squad

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The Ditch squad for he upcoming games with Belarus and France has been announced and Vurnon Anita has been named in the provisional squad of 29 players but there' no Daryl Janmaat. Other players in the squad include former Newcastle target Bas Dost of Sporting Lisbon and former Newcastle player Gini Wijnaldum who we [.

Newcastle Fail To Get Anita Red Card Rescinded

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Newcastle have failed int heir case of wrongful dismissal associated with the red card Vurnon Anita picked up against Wolves on Saturday following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing today. The Dutch International was dismissed for serious foul play during the game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on 17th September when his sliding tackle was considered dangerous.

Exerienced Center-Back Eyeing Revenge Against Wolves

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We've been surprised that 24 times capped Scottish International Grant Hanley hasn't had more playing time since he arrived at Newcastle. Hanley arrived from Blackburn where he had been captain and played 46 times for the clublast season with a couple of goals. Grant Hanley after scoring against QPR last Tuesday In fact in the [.

Defender Hoping To Get Another Chance Against Wolves

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Newcastle will play Wolves at St. James' Park tonight for the second time in a few daysand let's hope we can win this EFL Cup tie and reach the last 16 of the competition. Rafa Benitez will be making some changes to the side that surprisingly lost 2-0 to Wolves on Saturday in what was [...]

Benitez Likes Player Who Faces Uncertain Future On Tyneside

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Cheick Tiote is having a very hard time of it trying to leave Newcastle, which he's been trying to do for over two years now and in the summer transfer window he almost joined Galatasaray and Olympiacos, but those moves didn't go through. Benitez had said there was interest in the player from the United [.

Rafa’s Rotation Policy – What The Players Think

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

Rafa Benitez Sends Message To Newcastle Fans

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It was an interesting press conference Rafa Benitez held yesterday, because he revealed some of his management philosophy and some insights into why he has been so successful in management. One thing he stressed is that Newcastle will not walk away with the Championship title this year and the defeat on Saturday showed that maybe [.

Rafa’s High Hopes This Season – More Than Just The League

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Obviously the number one priority for Newcastle this season is to get promoted back to the Premier League and if we cannot do that it's going to be a sobering failure indeed. That's especially true after the way the club has been run over the last four years very poorly to say the very [...]

At Least One Impressive Player To Make Debut Against Wolves

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Both Dwight Gayle and Aleksandar Mitrovic have been unimpressive of late, so it seems a very good time tomorrow night to give Daryl Murphy his debut up front for Newcastle. And with Rafa Benitez singing his praises today that is very likely to happen. Daryl Murphy has been doing well in training Benitez has said [.

Rafa Beneitez Gives Insights Into Why He’s So Successful

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Rafa Benitez held his press conference today and it was a good one as he explained some of his football philosophy which is a nutshell is to keep improving the team and his players continuously and learn from both the wins and the defeats. Rafa and his coaching staff have done a lot of analyzing [...

Here’s A Newcastle Team That Can Beat Wolves

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It's going to be really important that Newcastle put in a good performance tomorrow night against Wolves and hopefully get the win that will take us into round 4 of the EFL Cup and the last 16 of the competition. Rafa still has to give debuts to Daryl Murphy and Achraf Lazaar and we think [...]

Rafa – We’ll Try To Fix Problems – We Must Support The Players

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Rafa Benitez has held his press conference today for the game against Wolves tomorrow night and he says they have analyzed the game and what went wrong and they have been working on fixing things. Rafa will make some changes to the side for tomorrow's night's EFL 3rd round cup tie, but he has warned [.

Newcastle To Appeal Red Card – Rafa Calls For Fans’ Support

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In his press conference today Rafa has said they will appeal the red card Vurnon Anita received against Wolves after 87 minutes. And in his comments following the game the Newcastle manager Vurnon didn't even commit a foul, never mind a sending off. Rafa Benitez will appeal red card And in his words today [.

Rafa’s Frame Of Mind Revealed After Stunning Defeat

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Mohamed Diame has revealed how Rafa Benitez was in the dressing room after the 2-0 home defeat to Wolves on Saturday he was upset. It was an important game where Newcastle could not only get their7th win on the trot the 6th in the league but could even make an effort to [...]

Benitez Concerned About Losing This Player

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One of our best players this season has been Vurnon Anita at right back, but Vurnon received a straight red card on Saturday just three minutes before the end of the 2-0 home defeat to Wolves on Saturday to make matters that little bit worse. We seemed to have shot ourselvesin the foot as [...]

Fans’ Previous Anxieties Carrying Over To This Season

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The nerves of Newcastle fans are still raw from what happened last seasonin the Premier League and for that matter what has happened over the last four yearsof incompetent senior management at the club, which has finally ended up getting us relegated last May. So when we do play badly this season and get a [.

Can Newcastle Come Back And Beat Wolves?

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It's a good test for this Newcastle team to see if they can learn from their many mistakes in the 2-0 defeat by Wolves on Saturday afternoon and get a win tomorrow night against Wolves that would take Newcastle through to the last 16 of the EFL Cup.

Young Newcastle Player Puts Defeat In Perspective

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21 year-old Issac Hayden gas been a very good signing for Newcastle when we picked him up from Arsenal for a low £2.5M fee and he has already made 8 appearances for Newcastle this season. Isaac was on loan at Hull City for all of last season so he knows just exactly what it's like [...]

Newcastle Linked With Top Young Defender

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News today In France Football that Newcastle have been linked with 19-year-old RC Lens defender Jean-Kevin Duverne, whose style of play has been compared with Real Madrid's Raphael Varane. Jean-Kevin plays at center-back and is a right footed player who can also play at right-back. A number of the big clubs are after him.

Newcastle Are Playing A Dangerous Game

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Rafa Benitez had said after the 6-0 mauling of QPR on Tuesday night that Newcastle still had a lot of room to improve. Newcastle proved Rafa right on Saturday with a poor and insipidperformance that was easily the worst of the season. We lost our 3rd game this season in only eight league games [...

Benitez On What The Players Must Now Do

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It was a defeat against Wolves we didn't expect, but when you gift a visiting team at St. James' Park with two goals, then we probably deserve to lose. But that's now two defeats in our first four home league games so that record must be improved a crowd of over 52,000 at St. [...]

Newcastle Have £10M Playmaker Lined Up For January

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The Irish Sun is reporting today that Newcastle are willing to pay £10M for Alan Judge in the January transfer window a player who we almost signed before the summer transfer window ended in late August,but presumably decided to wait until January. That decision seemed to be basedon allowing the double fracture of Judge's [.

Good Test For Benitez To Get Magpies Back On Track

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Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez was not a very happy man after the final whistle yesterday when it was the second game in a row that was a huge surprise this time on the negative side. It followed out biggest road win since 1962 when we hammered QPR on Tuesday night but for some reason [...]

New Signing – Mental Strength Now Necessary

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Christian Atsu can become a good player for us and it also seems he is keen to do well this season so he can make his loan move to Newcastle permanent next summer. And after yesterday's awful performancein front of a sold-out St. James' Park, Christian has also shown some courage to come out and [.

Newcastle Players Let The Fans Down Yesterday

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We cannot win every game we know that, but yesterday's result was a stunning loss after a stunning win just three days before in London. It was reminiscent of last season when we didn't know which team was going to turn up and Rafa Benitez now has some urgent work to do before Tuesday [...]

At Least This Unlikely Player Is Made Of The Right Stuff

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It will be very surprising if a certain Yoan Gouffran is not in the starting side to take on Wolves again at home on Tuesday night this time in the EFL Cup and two defeats at home in four days is unthinkable. So we are hoping Newcastle can getstraight back on track and [...]

Newcastle Captain Remains Upbeat Despite Letdown

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It was always a possibility that Newcastle could have a huge letdown after the magnificent 6-0 win at QPR on Tuesday night, but even though we wrote about the possibility we still didn't really expect it. And 86% of fans in our poll thought we would win the game especially after Wolves had been [..

Why Newcastle Need A Good Cup Run

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Over the last few yearsNewcastlehave played their reserve team and given opportunities to the youngsters in the EFL Cup (League Cup) since the priorityfor money hungry Newcastle was the Premier League, simply because that's where all the money is. After all the priority at Newcastle was to have a good bank account and not particularly [.

Benitez Bemoans Poor Performance – It Was A Bad Bad Day

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This was always going to be banana type of game today and there was a lot written about it before today's game that after the fantastic win there could be a let-down. Back in 1993 Kevin Keegan went 11 successive wins in the then League One (England second division) with the last winbeing a 2-1 [...

Benitez Unhappy With Too Many Mistakes – Self-Inflicted Defeat

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Rafa Benitez was unhappy with the Newcastle performance this afternoon which was a shock 2-0 win against Wolves that broke our six game winning streak. But Rafa said Newcastle made far too many mistakes in this game and were making wrong decisions throughout that basically cost us this game. This is what Rafa said after [.

Newcastle Suffer Shocking 2-0 Defeat to Wolves – Anita Sent Off

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AfterNewcastlehad gone six wins on the trot and five clean sheets in a row and werecorded our biggest win on the road since 1962, today we went down to what was a shocking 2-0 defeat at home to Wolves who themselves had suffered a 4-0 thrashing to Barnsley on Tuesday night. And this was [...]

Mbemba, Diame And Gayle Return For Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez has just announced the team to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers this afternoon at St. James' Park and Rafa has made only threechanges. Newcastle: Sels; Anita Mbemba Lascelles (c) Dummett; Shelvey Hayden; Ritchie Diame Perez; Gayle Subs: Darlow, Yedlin, Clark, Colback, Atsu, Gouffran, Mitrovic So only three changes from Rafa today and three strong [.

Newcastle Play-Maker Talks About Rafa

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One of our very best players in the last few games has been Jonjo Shelvey who is playing somewhere near his best form now, after not having had a very good time of it last season after he had signed on from Swansea for £12M. Jonjo has always been impressed by new manager Rafa Benitez [...]

Benitez Reveals The Message He Has For All His Players

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Ayoze Perez surprised a lot of us on Tuesday night at Loftus Road with his physical prowess up front and it turns out the 23 year-old Spanish U-21 International has been bulking up again to meet the demands of the Championship. Ayoze also scored our second goal and he took his opportunity very well [.

Benitez – I Want To Stay At Newcastle For Six Years

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Newcastle had more than 3,000 fans at Loftus Road on Tuesday night and that just shows the passion of the Newcastle United support a support which is legendary. Over the last few years that support has been for what has been a very poor side on the pitch, but Rafa Benitez seems to [...]

Newcastle Scouting These Two Top Players In Belgium

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Newcastle United scouts on Thursday night were reported by the Belgium press to be at the Europa League game between Anderlecht and Gabala, which the Belgium side ended up winning 3-1. The web-site Purplespirit have suggested that Newcastle are interested in a couple of top Anderlecht youngsters Youri Tielemans and Leander Dendoncker.

Rafa On Why It’s Difficult To Always Play Like We Did At QPR

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Today's game at home to Wolves will not be as easy as it may look on paper. We are coming off one of our biggest road wins in our history a 6-0 rout of QPR and Wolves are coming off a 4-0 home defeat to Barnsley. So the conventional wisdom is that we should [...]

Rafa Benitez Gets More Fabulous Praise In Spain

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Rafa had got more excellent publicity in his native Spain today, this time in publication AS after he was given a great write-up in Marca earlier in the week. That followed Tuesday night's fantastic 6-0 win at QPR, which was our biggest away win in the league since back in 1962 when we hammered Walsall [.

Shearer — Rafa’s Got Newcastle Playing Some Great Stuff

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It's been a little while since we heard Alan Shearer talk about Newcastle United and and our resurgence in form and results over the last six games. That's after we surprisingly went down to defeats in our first two games against Fulham and Huddersfield. But those defeats emphasized what Rafa had been saying all along [.

Here’s Why Newcastle Have To Wary About Tomorrow’s Game

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In his press commence today RafaBenitez has done a good job of reducing the expectations of the game against Wolves tomorrow. Wolves were beaten 4-0 at home in mid-week by Barnsley butRafa had watched that game (probably more than once) and he says it was a close game and not what the scoreline suggests.

Rafa Benitez Warns Of Unexpected Wolves Threat

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In his press conference this afternoon Rafa Benitez has warned that the game tomorrow will be a lot different from what most people are expecting. Most people are expecting Newcastle to win it rather easily, after we won 6-0 away at QPR and Wolves got hammered 4-0 at home by Barnsley in mid-week, with all [.

Newcastle Reported After Lazio Star

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The lastthing we need at Newcastle is an undisciplined player who could cause disharmony in the currently united Newcastle squad. There was some news in the summer that we were interestedin former Manchester United youngster Ravel Morrison, who is now having a tough time of it at Lazio in Rome. But at the time the [.

Star Player Talks Of His Big Ambitions At Newcastle

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Matt Ritchie has quickly become a fan favorite on Tyneside because of his terrific skills, his consistency and the fact that he dropped down a division to join Newcastle when we were in need of a player of Matt's ability. Matt also had experience with Bournemouth playing in the Championship and that was also important.

Striker Admits To Huge Competition For Places Up Front

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New signing Daryl Murphy is yet to make his debut for Newcastle, so maybe he will get a run-out tomorrow against Wolves in a game we mustwin. It may be a bit of a banana skin game for usafter our terrific showing on Tuesday night in the 6-0 mauling of QPR in west London. After [...]

Here’s A Possible Team For Tomorrow With Five Changes

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It's a very good question as to what the team will be fortomorrow's home game against Wolves, but Rafa is likely to make severalchanges from the side that did so well at Loftus Road. We do have another game coming up on Tuesday night against Wolves, again at home in the 3rd round of the [...]

Sissoko Happy With Spurs Move – So Are Newcastle

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Moussa Sissoko is happy he finally got his move to a ChampionsLeague club in moving to Tottenham Hotspur and we are also happy he was able to leave Newcastle. Newcastle got £30M for him so Newcastle are certainly happy with the deal, if only because he's not worth half thatfee. But with his very good [.

Newcastle Got These 8 Players In For £30M Sissoko Fee

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In writing earlier about the Moussa Sissoko transfer we hit upona good way of thinking of the deal from a Newcastle perspective. We got 8 of the 12 players we signed in the summer for the £30M fee we recived from Tottenham for the 27 year-old French International Moussa Sissoko his £30M fee funded [.

Newcastle Star Admits To Frustration – He’s Not Fit Enough

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Aleksandar Mitrovic was banned for the first four games of the season, so he has not played many games for Newcastle so far this term. But he started the game on Tuesday night at Loftus Road and he finally got on the scoring charts with Newcastle's 5th goal in the 6-0 rout of QPR. He [...]

Can Newcastle Make It 7 Successive Wins Against Wolves?

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Newcastle have won the last five league games and the last six games in all competitions. We have a great chance to make that 7 wins in a row against Wolves at home on Saturday.

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

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

Newcastle Pick Up First Award Under Rafa Benitez

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Newcastle have picked up the LMA award for the performance of the week following their fantastic 6-0 win at Loftus Road on Tuesday night. And to think last season under the woeful Steve McClaren we couldn't win away from home much at all. Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez Here's what has been put out on [.

Benitez Explains What Is A New Problem For Him

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Newcastle if anything have overcompensated in the summer whenwe brought in 12 players and Rafa ensured that in every single position we have two top players and sometimes more than that pushing for astart. The Newcastlemanager has about 25 players in his first team squad all good players and they are [.

Our Man Of The Match – A Star In The Making – A MasterClass

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Jonjo Shelvey in the past has been labeled as having a poor temperament and in all honesty it's probably been overdone. Jonjo came back to training on July 1st some 14 pounds lighter and he had employed a personal trainer over the summer and evenshortened his summer holiday so he could to come back to [.

Rafa Benitez Disagrees With The Press

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It was a terrific performance from our lads on Tuesday night at Loftus Road and everything seemed to click and it will now be interesting to see how we play against Wolves on Saturday afternoon at St. James' Park. We don't necessarily expect the same level of performance, but hopefully we can get the win [.

New Signing In Praise Of The Club, The Fans And Rafa Benitez

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MattRitchie has quickly become one of the real fan favorites on Tyneside and that's hardly surprising when you consider just how good a player he is and his character and temperament are also first class. And Matt is one of the players who was playing in the Premier League and gave that all up [...

Rafa Benitez And Newcastle Make Headlines In Madrid

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Spanish newspaper Marca in Madrid have an article out today about Rafa Benitez and Newcastle United and how they are on the up in England's second division. Marca are reporting that Newcastle now have five straight wins in the Championship and that our investmentin new players in the summer is starting to pay off.

Rafa Benitez On Building A New Team At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez is very calm and he does not get too excited when we win and he doesn't get too despondent when we lose he keeps an even keel and that's important if you are going to be a successfulin management. The 56 year-old is building a new team at Newcastle and it will [...]

McClaren Tries To Rewrite History – He Was Never Good Enough

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Steve McClaren is busy trying to rewrite history and we supposewith a record as bad as Steve had at Newcastle, it's not too surprising he would try to do that. Steve has been talking again about his short and very disastrous time at Newcastle and he has said he was the right man at the [...]

This Former Weakness Now A Masssive Strength At Newcastle

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One of the (many)pleasing aspects of Newcastle's play this season is when new players come into the side they seem to fit right in and know exactly what's expected of them. Ciaran Clark came in for Chancel Mbemba last night at center-back and he looked extremely solid and comfortable alongside captain JamaalLascelles.

It’s So Very Important Newcastle Keep Doing This

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When Rafa Benitez first came to Newcastle last March, he stressed the main thing to fight relegation was to keep calm. And while Rafa was unable to save us from relegation after the completely incompetent Steve McClaren had been left in charge fortoo long, we still got 12 points from the last six games after [.

New Signing Loves It At Newcastle – Here’s The Proof

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Newcastle signed left-back Achraf Lazaar from Palermo for around £3M late in the summer transfer window and when he eventually was unveiled as a Newcastle player he said that he had spoken with Rafa Benitez about the future and after that he was (very) keen to join Newcastle United. So much sio that he [.

Rafa – The Main Thing Was The 3 Points – Our Fans Are Happy

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Last night Newcastle were just one goal away from getting the biggest away win in our entire history and Aleksandar Mitrovic and Christian Atsu both hit the bar and we did miss one or two otherchances and had a goal disallowed. It was QPR's biggest home league defeat since 1963. After the 6-0 rout at [.

QPR 0 – Newcastle 6 – Extended Video Highlights

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Newcastle looked simply irresistible last night in London here's a video of the highlights that seems to work here in the US and around the world. It could have been a lot more than six.

Newcastle Lift-Off – Lauded For Magnificent Attacking Display

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Former Crawley Town, Leeds United and Rotherham manager Steve Evans thought that Newcastle United would not only win promotion from the Championship this season but also be the Champions, much like the last time we were in England's second division back in 2009-2010. And after that terrible shock of two successive league defeats at Fulham [.

WOW – Former Players Weigh In On Newcastle Performance

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Some of our former players plus Rob Elliot took to Twitter following last night's magnificent 6-0 win at Loftus Road our biggest league win away from home since we hammered Walsall back in 1962. Grant Hanley hugs Ciaran Clark after scoring On Sat I was a little critical of the performance but [...]

Geordie Fans Set Twitter On Fire After 6-0 Road Win

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After Newcastle's scintillating display at QPR tonight, Newcastle fans took to Twitter in droves after our biggest road win in the league since way back on 29th September, 1962 when we hammered Walsall 6-0. On 8th May in the home game against Walsall we lost 2-0!! Jonjo Shelvey terrific performance tonight Just woke [.

Rafa Benitez – We Can Still Improve – We Made Some Mistakes

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Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez (as expected) said that his team can still get better after tonight's magnificent attacking performance away from home, when our lads took QPR apart 6-0 for Newcastle's biggest league win on the road for 58 years. I had just turned 35 back in those days as I recall.

QPR 0 Newcastle 6 – All The Goals – Video

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Here's the video of all six goals from Sky Sports it's a little choppy at times in sound and video but hey they show all six goals. For overseas fans look at the video quickly before they ban it!

Magnificent Away Performance By Newcastle – Win 6-0

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In what was simply an unbelievable attacking performance from Rafa Benitez' Newcastle side tonight they dismantled QPR and went2-0 up at half-time through goals from Jonjo Shelvey after 12 minutes and Ayoze Perez after 30 minutes. Things did not improve much for the home side after the break and further goals from Shelvey after 48 [.

Mitrovic, Perez And Clark Start At Loftus Road

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Rafa Benitez had just named his team for the important game at Loftus Road tonight and there are only three changes form the side that beat Derby 2- on Saturday.. Newcastle: Sels: Anita Lascelles (c) Clark Dummett: Shelvey, Hayden; Ritchue Perez Gouffran; Mitrovicf Subs: Darlow, Yedlin, Hanley, Colback, Diame, Atsu, Gayle Jonjo Shelvey starts his [.

Signs That Benitez Starting To Get The Best Out Of Midfield Star

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Jonjo Shelvey burst onto the scene at Charlton when he made his first-team debut in April of 2008, starting in a 3–0 away loss against Barnsley in the Championship. Alan Pardew was the manager at Charlton at the time and Jonjo became their youngest-ever player at the tender age of 16 years and 59 days.

Rafa’s Brilliant Answer On How He Deals With High Expectations

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Rafa has to handle very high expectations at Newcastle United. He is a world-class manager and yet he's currently managing a team that's in England second division the Championship. But Rafa has explained that he joined his local club Real Madrid when he was just 13 years old and then he became a coach [.

Kevin Keegan Critical Of Newcastle

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It was good to see Kevin Keegan at the unveiling of Alan Shearer's statue yesterday and he was with Terry McDermott as they were photographed talking to Shearer. It was a great day for Alan Shearer and a great day for Newcastle United to immortalize one of the greatest players ever to play for Newcastle [.

Forgotten Man Returns To Newcastle

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It was really good to see Sadio Haidara make his first appearance for a Newcastle side in almost 10 months yesterday as he played for the U-23 side in their 1-1 draw against Stoke City at Whitley Park. The 23 year-old Frenchman hadn't played since the 6-2 win over Norwich City at St. James' Park [...

Rafa Explains What He’s Trying To Do For This Season

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Rafa Benitez was well known at Liverpool for changing his side every game and using his squad throughout the season. That contrasts with other managers such as Martin O'Neill as just one example who played his strongestteam in almost every game when he was manager of Aston Villa and Sunderland in the Premier [.

Benitez On Why He Wants To Do Really Well At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez pulled no punches yesterday in his praise for Alan Shearer as his new statueat St. James'Parkwas unveiled in what was a reallymemorable day for both Alan and the club. Rafa was full of praise for the Newcastle number 9 one of the greatest players ever to wear the famous black and white [.

Rafa – Two Players With Knocks – Versatility Of New Signings

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During his press conference yesterday Rafa indicated there were no real injuries to the squad, just one or two players who have knocks but they were not too bad. However, with this game tonight coming just three days after Saturday's win at Derby, that could be enough to cause the managerto show some caution.

Newcastle Still Trying To Get Deal For Midfielder

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There is one man who doesn't really want to be at Newcastle at the moment and that's Cheick Tiote, who has been trying to leave for two years now and get his career back on track at some other club. Newcastle are still hoping a deal can be made for Cheick to a UAE club, [...]

Could This Be Newcastle’s Team For QPR?

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We think that Rafa Benitez will make around four changes to the side that beat derby on Saturday 2-0 we just don;t know what those changes will be. But since we have a game at home to Wolves at 3;00pm this Saturday afternoonRafa is going to have to use the squad, and he said [...]

Rafa Benitez Issues Warning About Newcastle

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There have been a number of stories in the papers about how things are getting to be great again at Newcastle and the mood surrounding the club is certainly upbeat. But Rafa Benitez has noticed that and he has pointed out today that nothing is done yet we have achieved nothing and we still [...]

Unveiling Of Alan Shearer’s Statue In Pictures

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Here in pictures are Alan Shearer being immortalized with a statue at St. James' Park to commemorate the magnificent 10 years he played for his home town cluband scored a fantastic record 206 goals in 404 appearances for the famous Newcastle United Football club. Alan Shearer's statue The momentstatue is unveiled Kevin Keegan and Terry [.

Video Of The Unveiling Of Alan Shearer’s Statue

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Lady Elsie looking very chuffed for @alanshearer here. #nufc pic.twitter.com/OgPw23ro4T Liz Luff (@LizLongstonePR) September 12, 2016

Alan Shearer – I Fulfilled My Every Dream At Newcastle

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Newcastle unveiled that statue this afternoon of one of their all time greats legendary striker Alan Shearer and the man himself seems to be humbled by it all. In his comments Alan said he fulfilled every dream at what he calls his club. Alan Shearer in front of his statue today Their were [...]

Can Newcastle Make It Six Wins In A Row At QPR?

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The games are coming thick and fast this month with two matches each week through October 1st and the next two week International break. Next up is QPR in front of a sold out Loftus Road crowd tomorrow night in London let's hope that lads can get our 5th league win in a row [...]

Another Reason Benitez Pleased When Transfer Window Closed

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Yoan Gouffran has simply been a revelation this season and he was our man of the Match on Saturday scoring a terrific goal to put Newcastle in the led for our 5th win in a row in all competitions. But it seems like it was touch and go was to whether Yoan left the club [...]

Rafa Is Spoiled For Choice For Tomorrow Night

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It's going to be interesting to see what team Rafa puts out tomorrow night for the tough game against QPR, who are fancied to be promotion candidates this season. It's always a difficult game at Loftus Road and with a home game coming up against Wolves on Saturday afternoon we expect Rafa to make maybe [.

Benitez Reveals Why Newcastle Are Defending So Well

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Newcastle looked like a real team on Saturday at Derby and that's something you coudn't accuse Newcastle of lastseason under head coach Steve McClaren, when we were a complete and utter mess too many times in our games. Think 6-1 at Manchester City and 5-1 at Chelsea, when we looked the worst team in the [.

This Lad – A Great Player In The Making

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Once Rafa Benitez came in last March he quickly saw the potential of young center-back Jamaal Lascelles, who had hardly been used under Steve McClaren who preferred Fabricio Coloccini and Chancel Mbemba in central defense and seemed unwilling to give the youngster a chance. Along with goalkeeper Karl Darlow, Jamaal was having his first season [.

Benitez Likes What He’s Seen Of This New Signing

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Last week captain Jamaal Lascelles was talking about one of the new signings Chelsea's Ghanaian International winger Christian Atsu and he said he was a great signing for the club and unbelievable. And it seems that Rafa Benitez has been impressed with what he's seen of Atsu in training so far. Christian Atsu [.

Rafa’s Initial Comments – QPR Will Be Difficult

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Rafa Benitez has just completed his press conference this afternoon for the tough game at QPR tomorrow night and he has said that it will be a very difficult game. Rafa Benitez at his press conference This is some of that Rafa has said about the game: "We knew this season could be difficult. But [...

Derby 0 Newcastle 2 – Full Video Highlights

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Here's the full six minutes of video highlights from Saturday's 2-0 win at Derby County for those fans around the world who may not have seen them yet.

Rising Star Already Impressing Benitez With His Work-Rate

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There has been quite a bit of news in Seattle after yesterday's game about their local boy DeAndre Yedlin getting his first goal for Newcastle United in our excellent 2-0 win at Derby. The Americans are parochial and they are keen to keep track of their locals doing well wherever they are and we [...

Former Coach Nigel Pearson Gives His Verdict On Newcastle

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Nigel Pearson has talked about his former club Newcastle after our good 2-0 win at Pride Park yesterday, although it was another tough game and that had been expected. In fact Newcastle are expecting a tough game in almost every single game this season and nothing can be taken for granted in the Championship.

Top Two Players Switch Positions In Our Man Of The Match Poll

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It was the same top two players in our Man of the Match Poll yesterday compared with the previous game against Brighton & Hove Albion but they switched positions. And not for the first time this season the forgotten man at Newcastle Yoan Gouffran is our Man of the Match with 39% [...]

Derby 0 Newcastle 2 – Video Highlights

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Here are the video highlights of the Newcastle game goals yesterday. For some reason the full EFL highlights of the game have been blocked for the US region for the first time that's not good. The game was streamed live over here on beIN Sports. Here are the full EFL video highlights if you [...]

Benitez – This Is Why I Am Confident About The Future

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Rafa Benitezseemed a happy man after the 2-0 win at Derby County last night (so were the fans) and he was pleased with the way the players are trying to put into operation the things they are learning on the training field. Rafa is convinced the team can play better and knowing Rafa, he's absolutely [.

This Aspect Of Newcastle’s Game Improving All The Time

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Yesterday's 2-0 win at Derby County was our fourth shutout in a row and we have only conceded 4 goals in the six league games this season so far and that's the lowest in the Championship along with the leaders Huddersfield Town and Brentford. And for a side who conceded a massive 190 goals [...]

Former Players React On Twitter To 5th Successive Win

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Some former Newcastle players reacted on Twitter after Newcastle's 5th successive win yesterday at Derby County. Yoan Gouffran cleebrates after terrific first goal Great Day ???@LFC smash Leciester @NUFC The Mighty Mags go marching onAnd Man U get a footballing lesson off CityNow for the Boxing?? Mick Quinn (@mickquinn1089) September 10, 2016 For me [.

Rafa Benitez’ Warning To Championship

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Rafa Benitez is happy with Newcastle'sperformances over the last five games in all competitions all wins. But the perfectionist in Rafa can see many areas in which the team can (and will) improve over the upcoming games and he will no doubt be working on those in training. And Newcastle will be in [.

Rafa Benitez Praise For The Comeback Kid

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It really is the story of the season so far and we were really pleased when the transfer deadline came and a Frenchman called Yoan Gouffran wasstill a NewcastleUnited player. He has not had a particularly good time of it in his three and a half years at Newcastle, but he's been born again under [.

Who Was Newcastle’s Man Of The Match At Derby?

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Newcastle won their 4th games on the trot in the Championshiptonight with a solid 2-0 win at Derby County. That's now five wins in a row and it saw Yoan Gouffran score his first goal for the club in a long time and the Frenchman reborn under Rafa Benitez did it with a [...]

Geordie Fans Set Twitter Alight After 5th Successive Win

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Newcastle fans are a happy bunch tonight and we recorded our fourth successive league win tonight at Pride Park (iPro Stadium) against a good Derby County team. Geordie fans couldn't resist taking to Twitter after all it's a long time since we won five games on the trot (just less than two years) and [.

Watch Adam Armstrong’s Magnificent Winner For Barnsley – Video

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See ya!@AdamArma9 with the obscene turn and finish on @bfc_official debut. See every @EFL goal on Channel 5, 9pm. pic.twitter.com/cTTySfsdO9 Football On 5 (@FootballOn5) September 10, 2016

Benitez – I’m Happy – Our Team Spirit Is Fantastic

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Rafa Benitez was very happy with the win at Derby County tonight and it was a good professional performance from the lads. Goals from Yoan Gouffran after 20 minutes and then from American DeAndre Yedlin in stoppage time were enough to propel us up into second place in the Championship 4 points behind Huddersfield who [.

Newcastle Get 5th Win In A Row – 2-0 At Derby

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That man Yoan Gouffran scored a superb goals after 20 minutes in this game his first in 20 months for Newcastle and that put Newcastle ont track to their 5th win in a row and foursuccessive in the league that takes us up to 3rd place. A stoppage time goal by substitute DeAndre Yedlin [...]

Shelvey, Gouffran And Gayle Start At Derby

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Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has just announced the team for the tough away game at Derby County this afternoon and there's a surprise with Jonjo Shelvey starting for Newcatsle in midfield. Newcastle: Sels, Anita, Mbemba, Lascelles, Dummett, Ritchie, Shelvey, Colback, Gouffran, Diame, Gayle Subs: Darlow, Yedlin, Lazaar, Clark, Hayden, Perez, Mitrovic So there goes [.

Rafa Working On The Minds Of His Players – And Fans Too

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RafaBenitez coaches for the long term and he does not over-react to anything, including at the beginning of the season when we surprisingly lost the first two games after pundits had said we would simply walk away with the Championship. After having had three terrible seasons and finally been relegated in May, a number of [.

Benitez Debunks One Myth In Football

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We have seen some pundits and former playersexplain that one thing Newcastle have to do to control games more is to have more possession and we haven't had an awful lot of possession in the games we have played so far this season. For instance we had very little possession in the game at Bristol [.

Benitez Talks About Sissoko And That Deal

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Moussa Sissoko completed his move to EvertonTottenham Hotspur with only minutes to spare on deadline day Wednesday 31st August just before 11:00 pm local time. So Moussa, after looking like he would be signing for Everton, signed on at Tottenham Hotspur and so he finally got his move to a Champions League club that [.

Rafa Talks About Targets Newcastle Couldn’t Get In

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Rafa Benitez was pleased once the transfer window closed because he then had his squad in place for the season (he will probably add to it in January) and he could get to work on things like set plays and get the players organized and telling them what he wanted from them. Rafa gave a [...]

Rafa – It Will Be Tough At Derby Because Of This

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Derby County under new manager Nigel Pearson have only one winfrom their first five games and only one goal too, so Rafa Benitez knows they will be a tough team to beat this afternoon. That's because they will want to do a lot better following theirpoor start to the season, especially when they are at [.

Captain To Manager – Message Received

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Jamaal Lascelles did not have a good start to the season and most fans thought that the captaincy was weighing down on him and he certainlydidn't play well in those first two games that we lost at Fulham and at home to Huddersfield. For the next game against Reading at home, Rafa took action and [.

Rafa Reveals The Problem He Now Has At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez had all his players in trainingthis morning with no injuries, so all the new players were fit and ready. With no injuries in the squad it's going to be very difficult for Rafa in the next few games because he has 25 very good players in his squad the number he wanted [...]

Rafa – New Signings Ready To Play

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Rafa has given his press conference today for the Derby game tomorrow and he seems pleased with the fitness and form of the new arrivals at the club. Since the International break started 13 days ago Newcastle have managed to signChristian Atsu, Daryl Murphy and Achraf Lazaar and from what Rafa has said today they [.

Newcastle Player Keen To Return To Prove Himself

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Henri Saivet took a shot at Newcastle earlier in the week, but since the player only played four times for Newcastle and started only twice once he was signed for £5M from Bordeaux in January, he must have wondered what happened? But even before Rafa Benitez came in during March the former manager who signed [.

Last Player Wanting Out Could Still Leave Newcastle

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We knew the transfer window in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is open until the end of this month and that Cheick Tiote's agents were talking to a couple of the top clubs there about taking Cheick on board. At the end of July, Sky Sports were reporting there were advanced talks going on between [...]

Newcastle Captain – Atsu Is Unbelievable

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The Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles has been speaking to nufcTV and he has talked about the game tomorrow. He has also talked about a few of Newcastle's new arrivals and they were looking good in training this morning. Jamaal Lascelles talked to nufcTV Jamaal talked about Ireland hero Daryl Murphy, who scored a great [.

Shelvey Laments – If You Don’t Score You’ve Had A Bad Game

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Jonjo Shelvey was thought to have a good game last time out when he scored that beautiful goal direct from a free-kick against Brighton to make it 2-0 to Newcastle and our fourth win in as many games just before the International break. But Jonjo doesn't feel he had a particularly good game against Brighton [.

Sissoko Gets Some Praise – Great Attitude – Training Well

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You can never really tell what's happening at a football club by just reading the papers and what Jonjo Shelvey has said today will probably shock some Newcastle fans. We had the Sissoko saga all during the summer and by his very comments he managed to get on the nerves of a the majority of [...]

Newcastle Could Face Complete Failure By May

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It's not something that's worth thinking too much about. It's similar tothinkinglastseason that the nightmare scenario could happen and we could get relegated just before the new massive Premier League TV Rights deals clicked in. And it did. Butit'snot worth thinking too much about what will happen if we don't manage to get promoted this [.

Newcastle Playing To Sold Out Stadiums This Season

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Newcastle are very likely to be playing to sold out stadiums at most away venues this season, as Championship fans want to watch a clubwith good players who are in the second division and rather surprisingly so too. We are all hoping it's only for one season. When Newcastle visitedAshton Gate andBristol City last month, [.

Benitez On Transfer Business – I Am Really Pleased

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Rafa Benitez has given his press conference this afternoon for the game at Derby County tomorrow and he commented on the transfer market. Rafa seems to be delighted with the business we did do and it's not too surprising since it's one of the most successful transfer markets in recent memory at Newcastle and [.

Moussa Sissoko Interested In Everton Move

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Everton manager Ronald Koemanhas today said that Moussa Sissoko told him 10 days before the end of the transfer window that he was interestedin a move to Goodison Park. But what Ronald didn't knowwas that Moussa at that point was interested in any move to get him away from St. James' Park so a player [.

The Real Reason Newcastle Pulled Out Of Alan Judge Deal

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There'sa report on the Get West London web-site today that identifies the reason Newcastle pulled out of a deal to sign 27 year-old midfielder Alan Judge of Brentford. The local press at the time in Newcastle were reporting that Alan was on his way to Newcastle to take a medical and sign and that he [.

Former Magpie Predicts Derby Result

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We expect a tough game at Derby County on Saturday and we will be absolutely delighted if we can pick up our 5th win on the trot in all competitions at Pride Park. Every game on the road will be tough this season, simply because that seems to have been a weakness with Newcastle over [...]

More Proof Rafa Signs Good Players Of Strong Character

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One of the things we have been impressed with since Rafa joined the club is how he recruits not only good players but players who want to come to Newcastle and players who seem to be top professionals of good character. We were supposed to be doing that at Newcastle for a number of years [...]

Diame Has Huge Expectations At Newcastle

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Mohamed Diame could be one of the best signings Newcastle madein the summer and he has power and skill and is a good replacement for Moussa Sissoko. Moussa has thankfully left Newcastle United for Tottenham a terrific deal by Newcastle to get £30M for a player who turned up in far too few games [.

Former Player On Why Confident Newcastle Can Prosper

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Former striker Mick Quinn tells it like it is when things are really bad and also when things are on the up as they hopefully are now. And since RafaBenitez signed for us in March last year Mick's been a big admirer of the former Valencia, Liverpool and Naples manager and hopefully Rafa can [...]

Rob Elliot Got New Deal – So Who’s Next?

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After the whirlwind that was the summer transfer window at Newcastle, Rafa Benitezkeeps working hard and is ensuring he signs up players he sees as the future at Newcastle. Goalkeeper Rob Elliot got a new and much improved contract at Newcastleyesterday and it was well deserved. Rafa has alreadytold Rob he sees him as one [.

Newcastle So Lucky To Have Benitez’ Class And Ambition

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Newcastle are a lucky club to have a manager as good as Rafa Benitez in charge, not just because he is obviously one of the best in the world,but that he stayed with us even when we were relegated. That's something that non world-class players like Moussa Sissoko, Gini Wijnaldum, Andros Townsend and Daryl Janmaat [.

What’s Newcastle’s Best Team For Derby?

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Rafa Benitez now has options galore for his Newcastle team and he is likely to make three or four changes for every game so that he uses the squad efficiently. That keeps players fresh and doesn't overplay them so they easily pick up injuries which has happened so muchin the past when we had [...

Rob Elliot’s A Happy Man And Fans Are Delighted

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Rob Elliot signed his new four year deal today that has been talked about for a couple of weeks now and he seems a happy man. Rob took to Twitter to express his delight at signing the new deal to stay at Newcastle until at least 2020. Rob Elliot signs a new deal Delighted [...]

Newcastle Goalkeeper Gets New Four Year Deal

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Newcastle have just announced that Rob Elliot has signed a new improved four year contract at the club. It had been rumored for a couple of weeks that Rob would get a new deal after he was magnificent for the club last season when he came in and deputized for the injured Tim Krul. He [...]

Newcastle Minimally Affected By African Cup Of Nations

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Newcastle have more strength in depth this season than we have had for manyyears so when the African Cup of Nations comes up in January in Gabon we should be able to cope quite well. And while we will lose some of our best players for up to six weeks Newcastlehave good cover in all [...]

Coach On Why He Let One Of His Best Players Join Newcastle

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Inan interview recently Matz Selssaid that the training sessions Rafa Benitez runs at Newcastle United are a lot more intense than those of his former coach at Gent, Hein Vanhaezebrouck. Matz joked that at Newcastle "My morning forest walks are not there anymore." Hein Vanhaezebrouck Gent head coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck himself says that Matz [.

Reading Manager – Newcastle A Beautiful Club – A Great Club

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Reading manager Jaap Stam was quite pleased with the way his team played at Newcastle in mid-August and of course that was a very important game for us after we had lost the two previous games at Fulham and at home to Huddersfield both were big surprises. So we came out of the home [...]

Can Newcastle Make It 5 Wins In A Row At Derby?

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Newcastle have a couple of very tough games coming up in the Championship, when we are away at Derby County and QPR on Saturday and Tuesday night respectively. Both are good teams who will be challenging for promotion this season and Derby have former Newcastle coach and Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson in charge this [.

Newcastle’s Graham Carr And Arsenal After Sunderland Forward

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Swedish publication Expressen are reporting that both Arsenal and Newcastle United are two of the big clubs interestedin 17 year-old Sunderland forward Joel Asoro. At the Friends Arena on Sunday night when Asoro made his debut for the Sweden U-21 side, starting the game against Spain in the 1-1 draw, there were a host of [.

Rafa Meets Fans For 4 Hours – Gives Tactical Talk – He Gets It!

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Rafa Benitez often quotes what Newcastle fans want and when he brought in Chelsea winger Christian Atsu on the final day of the transfer window he said: "I agreed with our fans that we needed to bring in another winger, so I am very happy to welcome Christian to the club." It seems that Rafa [...]

We’re Now Gelling As A Team – We Believe In Rafa 100%

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We have to remember that new captain Jamaal Lascelles is still only 22 and it's a massive responsibility to be the captain of the club when we have just been relegated. Jamaal has a so-so start to the season but he's come on strong in the last few games and played very well and of [...]

Newcastle Reduce Prices For EFL Cup Tie

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Newcastle have announced they will reduce ticket prices for the EFL 3rd round tie against Wolves on Tuesday, 20th September in an attempt to get the fans of both clubs to the cup-tie. In the 2nd round tie we had a home gate of 21,972, which was not bad against Cheltenham Town and we won [...]

Rafa – We’ve Added More Creativity To Newcastle Team

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Newcastle fans have seen Rafa Benitez in action over the summer transfer window and we think the fans liked what they saw. In just one transfer window Rafa has quickly cleared out the deadwood at the club and sent a number of promising youngsters out on loan who need to get first team playing time [.

O’Neill – Murphy’s Glorious Move To Newcastle – A Great Great Goal

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We have this feeling that Daryl Murphy is going to be an excellent player for Newcastle United and after being at the club for a short 9 days Daryl is brought on as a substitute for Ireland in Serbia last night and he scored the equalizer four minutes later with a great header, Daryl Murphy [...]

Newcastle Fans React With Delight For Daryl Murphy

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We were certainly delighted when we saw Daryl Murphy score his first goal ever for Ireland after 23 caps last night and it was some goal as he powered a header past the goalkeeper from a corner with just 10 minutes left in the game to get the 2-2 draw. Newcastle fans took to Twitter [...]

Newcastle’s New Arrival – It’s So Enormous

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Ciaran Clark signed on for a £5.1M fee and a five-year contract at Newcastle last month, after we activated the release clause in his Aston Villa contract. At the very same time we brought in Mohamed Diame from Hull City for £4.5M again by activating the release clause in the Senegal International's contract.

Henri Saivet Vents Against Newcastle – It Was Horrible

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It had to come out at some time and after Henri Saivet moved to Newcastle last January he hardly played for the club and certainly under Rafa Benitez he didn't play one minute in a competitive game. Henri suffered from there being a change of managers at Newcastle, but even when the manager who signed [.

Henri Saivet’s One Positive – Benitez Is A Great Coach

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Henri Saivet has given an interview in France Football today and he was not very happy during the eight months he had at Newcastle United. It's not nice, but if you really want to read what he said about Newcastle here it is he was very frustrated on Tyneside. That should come as no [...]

Video Highlights – Serbia 2 Ireland 2 – Video

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Here are the video highlights of Ireland's 2-2 draw in Belgrade tonight against Serbia with Daryl Murphy, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ciaran Clark (late sub) all playing in the game. Daryl got the equalizer late in the game with a great header from a corner his first ever goal for Ireland.

Two Players Newcastle Want To Sign In January

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Newcastledidn't so ahead and sign Alan Judge of Brentford in the summer, even though the fee was agreed between the two clubs and Judge was anxious to join the Rafa Revolution at Newcastle. But the Chronicle has reported a number of times, including today, that they think Newcastle will sign him in January when the [.

Newcastle Striker’s Sensational First Ever International Goal

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Well would you believe it but Newcastle's new signing Daryl Murphy scored his first ever goal for Ireland tonight in Belgrade to snatch a draw against Serbia in a terrific game that ended 2-2. Another Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic started for Serbia but it was Daryl who came on as a sub after 76 [.

Assistant Manager Heaps Praise On Meticulous Newcastle Man

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Rafa Benitez knew exactly what he was doing when he brought in Bournemouth's 26 year-old winger Matt Ritchie once he knew that Andros Townsend wanted to leave Newcastle for Crystal Palace. Matt has been great for us so far this season, not only on the field of play but he's a great lad too [...]

Newcastle Goalkeeper – Rafa Different From My Former Coach

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Matz Sels needs some time to get acclimatized to English football and the Championship, which is a lot different form what he's used to in Belgium. While Matz has had one or two awkward moments, he can still become Newcastle's number one if he can hit his best form this season. But he currently has [.

New Arrival On Last Month – It’s Been Brilliant And Mad

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Ciaran Clark was only too pleased to come to Newcastle and leave Aston Villa and he simply wanted to play for Rafa Benitez. Ciaran was born in Harlow and he joined Villa as an 11 year-old and came through their excellent Youth system and when he left Aston Villa in early August, he had played [...]

Tim Krul Gives Update – Sets Date For Comeback

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Tim Krul suffered a serious knee injury of his ACL on October 11th last year towards the end of the 2-1 win in Kazakhstan, so it's now a full 11 months that Tim has been out. That's one reason we don't expect his Newcastle team-mate Rob Elliott to be back much before the end of [...]

This Man Has Surprised Us – He’s Better Than We Thought

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We've been surprised with Dwight Gayle since he arrived at Newcastle and he's turned out to be a muchbetter player than we thought he was. When we signed him for £10M from Crystal Palace we weren't sure he was a good signing. But Dwight has looked sharp and exciting in the number 9 shirt at [...]

Newcastle Player Given Lavish Praise By Scotland Manager

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Two of Newcastle's new players Matt Richie and Grant Hanley both started for Scotland last night in the 5-1 win in Malta, but after taking an early lead Malta surprised Scotland by equalizing after 13 minutes and it was still 1-1 at half-time. But Scotland went on to win 5-1 and made a good start [..

Arsenal Legend Questions Why Spurs Wasted Money

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Newcastlefans were happy to finally see Moussa Sissoko leave Newcastle after three and a half years at the club after we signed him for £1.6M from Toulouse in January, 2013. Let's make that clear Newcastle fans were very happy in fact ecstatic to see the Frenchman finally leave. Moussa had been pushing to leave [.

Alan Shearer’s Secret Of Success

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It's 20 years since Alan Shearer signed on at Newcastle from Blackburn Rovers for £15M a world record at the time. A year earlier Blackburn had pippedManchester Unitedby one point to be the Premier League Champions for the first and only time. Bu in 1996 Manchester United were top again winning by 4 [.

Rafalution Is In Full Swing And He’s A Disgrace

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JoeAllon came through Newcastle's Youth Academy and he was in the side that won the FA Youth Cup for the second time in 1984 a side that was captained by Paul Gascoigne. The first time we won the FA Youth Cup was back in 1962 when Bob Moncurwas in the side that won it [...]

What Geordie Fans Thought Of Moussa’s Personal Message

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We wondered what Newcastle fans thought of the message Moussa Sissoko sentout after he bolted from the English second division and joined Tottenham, who in fairness are the big cluband they arein the Champions League this season too. This is the message Moussa issued. pic.twitter.com/Fw9lc3uejx — Moussa Sissoko (@MoussaSissoko) September 2, 2016 And more than [.

Newcastle Player Returns Early From International Duty

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U.S. Soccer have announced two changes to their current roster before their World Cup qualifier against Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday. Newcastle full-back DeAndre Yedlin was booked in the US last game on Friday night the 6-0 win against St Vincent and the Grenadines and therefore he is suspended from the game on [.

These Two Stars Can Form Formidable Partnership Up Front

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Mohamed Diame seems to be a tremendous buy for Newcastle at only £4.5M only one of the many good players Rafa has brought into Newcastle this summer. Diame also seems to be a big believer in 21 year-old Aleksandar Mitrovic and after watching him train he can tell the young Serbian is afighter. Aleksandar [.

This Is Where Moussa Sissoko Expected To End Up

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We were following the betting on where Moussa Sissoko would end up a few days before the end of the summer transfer window and the favorites were Italian powerhouse Juventus. And it seems Moussa was surprised when he ended up at Tottenham but of course that didn't stop it from being the move he [...]

I’m Pleased He’s At A Tremendous Club Like Newcastle

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When NewcastlesignedAmerican International DeAndre Yedlin last month, we thought Jurgen Klinsmann the head coach of the US team would be happyone of his players was going to be coached by one of the top coaches in the world Rafa Benitez. Well Jurgen has gone one better than that by saying he is pleased his [.

Up And Coming Coach Talks About Rafa’s Leadership Lessons

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When 30 year-old Scot Ian Cathro arrived last summer to be part of Steve McClaren's new coaching team at Newcastle, he had already been the assistant manager at Valencia and before that had been the assistant manager at Portuguese clubRio Ave. Ianwas a welcome addition to the coaching staff and when Rafa Benitez arrived in [.

Coach Praises The Ambition And Will Of New Arrival

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Andros Townsend was the first player to jump ship in the summer and we had thought of the four high profile who could leave Andros plusWijnaldum, Sissoko and Janmaat he was the one most likely to stay. But he didn't and he was gone before pre-season training even started. As it ended up [...]

Rafa Explains What Was Important In Transfer Window

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Rafa has brought in a number of good players who have already playedin the Championship and hopefully can help us get straight back to the Premier League. There are six of those players Matt Ritchie, Dwight Gayle. Mohamed Diame, Daryl Murphy, Isaac Hayden and Grant Hanley. In a question and answer session on the [.

Poll – Which Of These Different Newcastle Teams Is Better?

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Rafa Benitez has built a strong squad in the summer transfer window and a good question would be what's ourbest team now? But Rafa will use the squad well and we will probably see three or four changes in the side for every game as we go to two games a week again starting at [...]

Incredible Insights Into Rafa Benitez By Former Player

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We initially released this article just before the last day of the window it did not get many reads probably because everybody was so interested in what was happening in the transfer market. We are going to reissue it so fans can have a read and see what Rafa did at Valencia in [...]

Should Moussa Have Issued His Personal Message To Fans?

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Moussa Sissoko issued this personal message to Newcastle fans last night. pic.twitter.com/Fw9lc3uejx — Moussa Sissoko (@MoussaSissoko) September 2, 2016

Newcastle Star Still Has Some Hope

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Everybody at Newcastle seemed to get fixed up over the last two days of the window, with young players like Armstrong, Sterry, Vuckic and Ameobi all getting loan deals through early January. And the big news on the last day is that we got a massive £30M for Moussa Sissoko about £20M more than [...]

Rafa Does Newcastle Proud

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Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez traveled to Switzerland on the last day of the transfer window and he was one of a small number of Europe's leading club coaches who were meeting in Nyon to discuss a number of key issues to do with the modern game of football. The UEFA Elite Club Coaches' Forum includes [.

Newcastle Strikers Compete In World Cup Qualifier

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Our new signing Daryl Murphy is now withthe Ireland team preparing for Monday night's World Cupqualifier in Belgrade, Serbia, where he will meet another Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic. The 21 year-old very physical striker already has 22 caps for Serbia with 4 goals and they will be getting to know each other when theyreturn [.

Sissoko Issues Personal Message To Newcastle Fans

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pic.twitter.com/Fw9lc3uejx Moussa Sissoko (@MoussaSissoko) September 2, 2016 Comments welcome.

Rafa Talks About The Priority Positions He’s Filled

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Rafa Benitez has given a lot of interviews since the transfer window finally closed on Wednesdayevening and the latest has been with the Chronicle, where he has answered a number of good questions put to him. This summer's transfer is one of the best we have had for many years, not only because we have [.

Rafa On Why He Overhauled The Newcastle Squad

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It could well have been the busiest transfer window in Newcastle's history, that we were able to bring in 12 good players and allow 21 players to leave the club either on loan or permanently. And in the process we made a staggering £31M in profit so the finances at Newcastle must be [...]

New Signing Reveals He’s Keen To Do This

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The 24-year-old Chelsea and Ghanaian International winger Christian Atsu completed his loan move before the deadline on Wednesday and he is very pleased to get the chance to play on Tyneside. Christian signed for Chelsea from Porto three years ago for £3.5M but has been sent out on loan every seasonand sometimes didn't play too [.

Rafa – Team Spirit One Reason Newcastle Were Relegated

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Moussa Sissoko finally left Newcastle late on Wednesday night and Newcastle fans were little short of ecstatic he left for two good reasons. One was that Mr. Complainer finally left the club he had continually embarrassed during the summer with his comments to the French press about wanting to join a big club.

Rafa Explains How He Will Reduce Injuries At Newcastle

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Rafa has been asked a number of questions after the transfer window finally closed on Wednesday evening at 11:00 pm and he has given some thoughtful answers to those varied questions. One of the problems we have had in the Premier League is the many injuries we pick up every season. Because of that [.

Benitez On Transfer Business – Charnley Was Great

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Benitez was asked on the Newcastle web-site today how he thought the summer transfer window was for Newcastle United and he seems very positive. It's interesting that he has again said that he was in great communication with Managing Director Lee Charnley throughout the summer and they talked most days.

Benitez Asked About The January Transfer Market

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After the transfer window has now closed and Newcastle have had a tremendous time of it in the market this summer,Rafa Benitez has been interviewed on the Newcastle web-side. He was asked a number of good questions and he responded as honestly as ever. Rafa Benitez wrong time to talk about January In this [.

Rafa’s Inspiring Words About The New Newcastle United

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There is a definite feel-good factor going on Tyneside as fans realize it times like back when Sir Bobby Robson and Kevin Keegan were the managers and both men knew exactly what they had to do to make Newcastle great again. Rafa Benitez is the same and he has such a pedigree in the game [...]

Newcastle Now Look Like A Proper Football Club – A Class Act

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Newcastle did very well this summer in the transfer window, managing to get in 12 new players and allowing 21 players to leave and making a £31M profit while doing that. The very last player to leave the club this summer with about five minutes left in the transfer window was MoussaSissoko and it just [.

Sissoko Slammed For Disgraceful Disrespect Of Everton FC

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Newcastle fans have been going on about Moussa Sissoko for over two years now, about how he has disrespected Newcastle United by always talking to the French press about moving to a bigger club who play in the Champions League. "Well I am at Newcastle now but ....." And it seems like he has given [..

Why This Was A Brilliant And Bold Transfer Window

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Rafa Benitez' experience, decisiveness, initiative and vision were in full view for Newcastle fans during the summer. First of all he made changes to the Newcastle training groundat Benton, which he deemed needs major improvements. But for this season he made do with installing two new 4G pitches, upgrading thegymnasium with new and better equipmentand [.

Terse Statement Issued By Newcastle On Sissoko Sale

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Newcastleissued a rather short and to the point statement after Moussa Sissoko was sold to Tottenham last night for a whopping £30M, with the deal being completed only a few minutes before the 11:00 pm deadline. It was a fabulous deal for Newcastle because we get £30M for Moussa and we have a guy called [.

Christian Atsu’s Initial nufcTV Interview – Video

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Here's a little bit of Christian Atsu's first interview with nufcTV which was conducted after he signed on at Newcastle for a season on loan and we have an option to buy him next summer. Christian Atsu after signing for Newcastle

Where Was Rafa Yesterday – With UEFA’s Elite Coaches

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Rafa traveled to Switzerland yesterday and was one of a number of Europe's leading club coaches meeting in Nyon to openly discuss a number of key issues to do with their jobs and the modern game of football. The UEFA Elite Club Coaches' Forum includes Rafa Benitez The UEFA Elite Club Coaches' Forum was formed [.