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Top Professional Daryl Murphy Lavishes Praise On Rafa Benitez For Great Season

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Daryl Murphy was signed as a striker who could score goals in the Championship last summer, but he also knew when he signed that he would be somewhere down the striker pecking [...]

This Forward Has Just Had His Best Season For The Magpies

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Last season was a good season for Ayoze Perez, as he made a rather sluggish start to the season, but under Rafa Benitez' guidance he seemed to improve as the season went [...]

Yedlin Interviewed On American TV – Praises Rafa And The Geordie Fans

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NBC Sports Network has a show called Men in Blazers which is hosted by two Englishmen Michael Davies and Roger Bennett. It's meant to be a light-hearted show where the hosts talk [...]

Rafa Benitez – Championship More Competitive Than People Realize

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Rafa Benitez has given a very interesting interview in the Mail today and he talks about just how difficult the Championship is, with all the games the clubs have to play and [...]

Fans Appreciative Of This Player’s Contribution To Promotion

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34 year-old Daryl Murphy will probably leave us this summer and could even return to Ipswich, his former club, who missed him big time last season. The fans will remember Daryl as [...]

Newcastle Star Again Pays Tribute To The Fans

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It will be interesting to see if Jamaal Lascelles will be the Newcastle captain next season as Rafa looks to bring in some experienced Premier League players this summer. If Wes Morgan [...]

Newcastle Star Again Pays Tribute To The Fans

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It will be interesting to see if Jamaal Lascelles will be the Newcastle captain next season as Rafa looks to bring in some experienced Premier League players this summer. If Wes Morgan [...]

Top Transfer Target Interested in Newcastle Move

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ChronicleLive is reporting that one of our top transfer targets this summer 26 year-old Fulham playmaker Tom Cairney is interested in moving to Newcastle United. Newcastle's Player of the SeasonMatt Ritchie has reportedly been urging his Scottish International colleague to join the Rafa revolution and Matt may even be having some success with [.

Top Transfer Target Interested in Newcastle Move

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ChronicleLive is reporting that one of our top transfer targets this summer 26 year-old Fulham playmaker Tom Cairney is interested in moving to Newcastle United. Newcastle's Player of the SeasonMatt [...]

Rafa Is Pure Class – Still Loved By Liverpool Fans – Video

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It's the sign of the man that whenever Rafa is at his home near Liverpool, he is swamped by their still appreciative fans when they see him. Liverpool fans are very much like Newcastle fans they are just a lot more used to winning trophies since 1970.

Karen Brady Upbeat About Rafa Benitez And Newcastle

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West Ham United Vice-Chairman Karren Brady has written in The Sun today that she thinks it's a very good match between world-class manager Rafa Benitez and Newcastle United one of the best supported football clubs in the world. And if you don't believe that how many other clubs would have a 97.5% of [.

Newcastle Could Find It Difficult To Unload Some Players

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Rafa Benitez will have a huge clear-out at Newcastle this summer, when a number of fringe players who now have no future at the club will be moved out. One of those seems to be Achraf Lazaar, who made only 9 appearances for Newcastle last season with 5 starts. However, one of the problems we [...]

What Promotion Is Worth To Newcastle Financially

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It's always difficult to know just how much promotion means to Newcastle financially over the next year, because the amount we get from the Premier League next May depends on how well we do in the Premier League and how many Newcastle games are televised live amongst other things. But with Rafa Benitez as [.

Rafa Talks About What Newcastle Must Do Next Season

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Rafa Benitez has tried to set (reset) expectations for next season and it could be a difficult season because we were down below for a season and we are now way behind the top six or seven clubs in the Premier League. Rafa has talked about what Newcastlemust do to compete well next term in [...]

Newcastle Help EFL With Biggest Attendances Since 1959

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The EFL has recorded its highest attendance figures since way back in 1959 (when Elvis was King) duringlast season, helped by some high profile clubs with massivesupport like well Newcastle United. 18.1M people watched English Football League matches last season and Newcastle's home attendance of 51,108 meant an aggregate crowd of 1,175,484 watched [.

The Job Benitez Has Done Has Been Underestimated

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22 year-old defensive midfielder Isaac Hayden was one of our new recruits last summer who subsequently became a starter last season in what turned out to be a truly successful season. We got back to the Premier League at the first time of asking and we are back in the big money. And Newcastle didn't [.

Newcastle Can Have Great Future Under Benitez

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Ayoze Perez had a very good end to the season and seemed to hit his best form in the final few games, when we managed to win the last three games and scored 9 goals and conceded only one. On the other hand Brighton & Hove Albion, once they secured promotion in their fourth last [...]

Middlesbrough and Sunderland in the Championship

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Tuesday's soccer news starts with Middlesbrough's relegation. A 3-0 loss to Chelsea made their drop to the Championship official with two games left to play. That fills two of the three relegation spots in this season's Premier League, with 18th-place Hull City still battling to stay up at the expense of 17th-place Swansea, 16th-place Crystal Palace, or an unlikely scenario involving the 14th or 15th-place teams.

Who Was Newcastle’s Player Of The Season?

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It's that time of year after the terrific 3-0 win over Barnsley yesterday and all the celebrations for winning the Championship title by pipping Brighton that we start to think who was our best player for what could be a very important season in the turnaround of Newcastle United under the leadership of Rafa Benitez.

Our Man Of The Match Just Had His Best Season At The Club

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Ayoze Perez had another good game for Newcastle yesterday and scored a superb first goal when he back-heeled the ball into the net reminiscent of his famous goal at West Brom back in November, 2014. This lad has all the skills and we are hoping that his compatriot Rafa Benitezcan bring out the best [.

Things Looking So Much Better For Ashley And Benitez

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Sky Sports pundit Don Goodman has said on the Sky Sports News' Premier League Daily Show on Monday morning that for Newcastle to survive we will need to sign some players this summer. How many times have you heard that before? Of course it's been about a year since anybody bothered too much about Newcastleonce [.

Newcastle Truly United – Mike, Rafa And Lee Shown Together

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Here's what we have been looking for a while and even this morning we asked that a picture of at least Mike Ashley and Rafa Benitez be taken and both be smiling. Well here it is with Managing Director Lee Charnley also in the picture. THis is what we really need from now on [...]

Former Star Congratulates Newcastle

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Yohan Cabaye has taken to his Twitter account to congratulate Newcastle United on getting promoted and also winning the Championship yesterday. Yohan's career has gone off the boil since he left Newcastle for PSG in January of 2014, but he still seems to have a special place in his heart for the club.

Mike Ashley Sings As He Holds Championship Trophy

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It was very good that owner Mike Ashley was at the game yesterday and smiling quite a bit and if we are to be fully United under Rafa Benitez the owner has to be included. We'll just have to try to forget about what's happened in the past. So it's nice to see Mike with [...]

Gentleman Chris Hughton Shows His Class Again

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It all turned out well for Newcastle United yesterday on the very last day of the season and we obviously had the Gods on our side. With Newcastle winning the game at home to Barnsley with a third goal from Dwight Gayle in stoppage time to make it 3-0 and Brighton winning their game 1-0 [...]

Video: The moment Newcastle’s players learn they are champions

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The moment when Newcastle won the Championship. #Nufc pic.twitter.com/kYqO4DzDZp George Caulkin (@CaulkinTheTimes) May 7, 2017 This is the...

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Newcastle 3 Barnsley 0 – Video Highlights For Overseas Fans

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Here are the highlights of today's great 3-0 win at home to Barnsley this afternoon that saw Newcastle pip Brighton to the Championship title by gaining 8 points on the Seagulls in the final three games of the season. Unbelievable.

Ambitious Benitez Wants Competitive Team For Premier League

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There's a Rafa Benitez interview earlier today in ChronicleLive that we thought we would hold back until after the game this afternoon and it's a measured and down to earth Rafa Benitez who says he is realistic but ambitious aboutNewcastle United in the future. And with owner Mike at the game today it could be [.

Delirious Newcastle Fans Celebrate Promotion As Champions

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Newcastle's faithful fans took to Twitter immediately after the 3-0 home win against Barnsley this afternoon and with Brighton only drawing at Villa Park with a late equalizer coming from Jack Grealish we go up as Champions. After some seasons of pain, turmoil and anguish for our fans now's the time to celebrate let [.

Championship: Newcastle Crowned Champions And Blackburn Relegated On Nerve-Shredding Final Day (Photos & Video)

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With the top spot and the final relegation berth still on the line going into the finalmatch, the Championship certainly delivered in terms of last day jitters at both end of the table.

Newcastle were finally crowned champions of a league they were supposed to walk, hammering Barnsley 3-0 while fellow contenders Brighton succumbed to a late equaliser against Aston Villa to finish up in second.

Predicted Team To Beat Barnsley This Afternoon

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This is the team we think Rafa could start today and bring a final day win to Newcastle United in front of a sold-out 52,300crowd in our last game in the Championship for many a long year. If we can get a better result today than Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park, we will [...]

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Official: Middlesbrough Appoint Ex-Leeds Boss Garry Monk As New Manager

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Garry Monk has been named the new Middlesbrough manager and is set to be unveiled by the club on Monday.

Middlesbrough FC are delighted to confirm the appointment of Garry Monk as our new manager.

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Championship: Huddersfield Book Place In Premier League After Dramatic Shoot-Out Win Over Reading (Photos & Video)

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Huddersfield made it six play-off penalty shoot-out wins out of six as the Terriers booked their place in the Premier League for the first time ever after a dour Championship Play-Off final against Reading at Wembley.

The Terriers started brightly and should've taken the lead on five minutes, only forMichael Hefele to head wide from Aaron Mooy's free-kick.

Transfers & Rumours

Birmingham: Harry Redknapp Keen To Sign Benoit Assou-Ekotto But Player Is ‘More Interested In Becoming A Pornstar’

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Harry Redknapp has admitted that his attempts to bringBenoit Assou-Ekottoto Birmingham City may be hindered by the Cameroonian full-back's plan to switch careers.

Assou-Ekotto spent last season in France with Metzhaving signed a one-year contract with theLigue 1 mid-tablers last August.

Barnsley Sign Player After Accidentally Lodging Opening Bid On St Mirren Fans’ Forum Website

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Barnsley have successfully managed to sign Stevie Mallan from St Mirren even after somehow managing to lodge their first official bid with an unofficial fans' website by mistake.

As reported earlier in the week, the Tykes accidentally emailed their opening offer to Black and White Army (a fans' forum with the URL 'stmirren.

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Bristol City Vow To Investigate After Oxford United Label Discovered Stitched Into New Away Shirt (Photo)

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Bristol City's owners have vowed to investigate after a rather significant production flaw was discovered inside one of their new replica shirts.

Matthew Gillett recently took receipt of his gaudy purple and lime pre-order jerseyonly to find it had arogue Oxford United label stitched inside.

Terminally Ill Sheffield Wednesday Fan Climbs Mount Everest, Plants Sheffield United Flag In Name Of Charity (Photo)

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This Wednesday flag was presumably too big to fit into Ian Toothill's rucksack

A Sheffield Wednesday fan who has been told he has'several months to live' has scaled Mount Everest and, perhaps even more impressively, magnanimously planted a Sheffield United flag at the summit in the name of charity.

Huddersfield Striker Collin Quaner Suffers Self-Inflicted Medal Injury During Promotion Celebrations (Video)

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Huddersfield wonpromotion to the Premier League without scoring a single goal in the play-offs, beating Reading on penalties in the final at Wembley on Bank Holiday Monday to secure themselves a berth in the promised land next season.

After a long and gruelling season, the Terriers celebrated long after the final whistle, withGerman forward Collin Quanerlikely to be nursing a sore head this morning as a result.

Chelsea’s Izzy Brown reacts to winning promotion with Huddersfield

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Colback, Perez, Gouffran And Mitrovic Start Against Barnsley

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Rafa has just announced his team for the final game of the Championship seasonthis afternoon at St. James' Park against Barnsley. TEAM NEWS: Here's how Newcastle United will line up against @bfc_official this lunchtime (kick-off 12pm BST). #NUFC pic.twitter.com/qoTpjlKgCq — Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) May 7, 2017 The two center-backs are Isaac Hayden and Chancel [.