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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 [...]

Rafa Hints There May Be A New Captain Next Season

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After this afternoon's final game of the season at St. James' Park against Barnsley, there's a ton of work to do in the transfer market this summer as Rafa builds a team for the Premier League. In some ways he will also dismantle the side he built last summer that was so successful in gaining [...]

How Rafa Has Clearly Improved As A Manager At Newcastle

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When we saw the press conference with Rafa yesterday we had to watch it a couple of times it was so positive. It seems Rafa is ready to try to get the best deal he can from owner Mike Ashley when he meets with him, hopefully early next week. But Rafa seems to have learned [...]

Newcastle To Sign Off Against Barnsley With Three Successive Wins?

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The best thing we can hope for tomorrow is our lads put in a good performance at St. James' Park tomorrow afternoon in front of a soldout and delighted Newcastle crowd to sign off from the Championship with 3 wins in a row. If Aston Villa and Geordie Steve Bruce then oblige and either beat [...]

Rafa’s Team To Beat Barnsley And Win The Championship

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It would have been goodif it was in our own hands to win the Championship but the ups and downs in this leaguetowards the end of a very hard season means that if Brighton win a tough game at Aston Villa tomorrow afternoon theywill be Champions, whatever we do. All we can do, as Rafa [...]

Immensely Proud Of The Club And The City – From Top To Bottom.

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It's good to see goalkeeper Rob Elliot get a few games towards the end of this season and he could keep his place for the last game of the season on Sunday afternoon, so at least he plays three first team games this term with Karl Darlow having been our number one goalkeeper this season. [...]

Newcastle Targeting Talented Spanish U21 Forward

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Spanish newspaper Sport is reporting that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez wants to sign Malaga 21 year-old striker/forward Sandro Ramirez. We were first interested in this player in May two years ago when he was still at Barcelona, but then last July he signed on forMalaga on a three year contract. He is only 21 years [.

Are Newcastle Fans Anxious About Winning The Championship?

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Newcastle will play Barnsley at home on Sunday afternoon in the last second division the club will play in decades and it will be a huge celebration at St. James' Park. We hope Newcastle can win the game first of all that's what Rafa will want. And if we can win and Chris Hughton's [...]

It’s All Big Smiles At Benton In Training Today

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The Newcastle web-site has published a number of pictures of the lads and coaching staff in training today at Benton and one thing that stands out is the lads all seem very happy. You would think we had already won automatic promotion back to the Premier League or something. Here 's some of the excellent [.

Sky Sports Pundit Comically Biased Against Newcastle To The Very End

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David Prutton has made his last prediction for the Championship season and he says that Brighton have been superb this season (what a campaign!) and the atmosphere at the Amex was wonderful against Bristol City. Yes Brighton lost that game 1-0. And what does he say about the Newcastle vs Barnsley game that Barnsley [.

Players And Staff Earn Big Bonuses – Very Well Deserved

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The Chronicle is reporting today the Newcastle squad will receive £5M in bonuses for getting promotion this season. Given the club will receive about an additional £100M in revenues next year because of our promotion it was worth it to the club and our lads deserved it for the tough fight they put up to [.

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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.

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 [.

‘Yes, I’ll Be In Charge Next Season’ – Sunderland Fans Rejoice As David Moyes Vows To Honour Contract

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Smashingnews for fans of miserable football being played by miserable people, David Moyeshas all but guaranteedthat he'll be staying on at Sunderland next season.

The Black Catshad their relegation to the Championship confirmed last weekendcourtesy of a dour 1-0 home defeat against Bournemouth, but Moyes insists he retains the backing of owner Ellis Short.