Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez was with Managing Director Lee Charnley yesterday and started to put into action some of the changes he has recommended at the club, following his nine weeks in charge at the end of last season. Two of those areas are the Benton training facilities and the Youth Academy, so it [.
David Ginola is a very lucky man to still be alive today, as he recovers in a French hospital after having an emergency six-hour quadruple heart bypass surgery. The earlier news was that he had suffered a heart attack while playing in a charity football match but that was being denied yesterday. Butit turns out [.
In what was indicative of the incompetence at Newcastle this season Coloccini picked up a calf injury over three weeks ago in La Manga when we beat Lillestrom 2-1 but Colo didn't play in the game but still managed to pick up the injury during a warm down. We now have a new fitness coach [...]
It was understandable when last year it looked like we could go down that the plansfor the new world-class training facility at Benton were put on hold and since things have got worse than last season then it's not surprising that the work still has not started. But Newcastle need to get the work [.
This season is turning out to be an even worse season for injuries for Newcastle than last season and that was one of the worst we've seen in a long long time. Vurnon Anita was taken off with a hamstring problem in the first half and after the game Steve McClaren has said it looks [...]
There was news last night that Rolando Aarons has picked up a foot injury and he was seen at St. James' Park at the U21 game on crutches with his right foot in a protective boot. The Chronicle reported that he picked up the injury in training on Friday in a 50-50 challenge for the [...]
There´s a very good piece from experienced Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray in the Coventry Telegraph about how he wants to get the best out of his players but he has to be very careful about playing them too much. Tony talks specifically about Newcastle United 18 year-old loanee Adam Armstrong who has started every [.
One of the positivething about the performance at Manchester United on Saturday was that we defended superbly for maybe the first time this season, and it was our first clean sheet and something to build on. But Steve McClaren also knows that the players are still not as sharp as they need to be and [.
Newcastle have for a long time been at the top of the injury table in the Premier league for a number of years and we easily topped the league last season and amassed 347points where one point is given when a player is injured and misses one game. Next in line was Manchester United afull [...]
There's a report in the Shields Gazettetoday that Steve McClaren wants to bring his former Derby County assistant manager, 48 year-old Paul Simpson, to his coaching staff at Newcastle, to be hisassistant manager. And the report suggests that means that old boy Lee Clark will not be joining the coaching staff at Newcastle.
News today that Rolando Aarons looks to be losing his battle to be fit for the game at Liverpool on Monday night, and as we know he's been out with hamstring injuries since back on November 1st when we played Liverpool at home, and there's now a possibility he may not even return this [...]
Siem de Jong cost Newcastle £6M from Ajax over the summer, but he was injured in training in early September when he tore his thigh muscle, and he's been out ever since, and he may be out until late next month, as he says he needs to play a few games for the U21 side [...]
Siem de Jong was seriously injured in training at the start of September, and he has been out ever since so that's coming up to nearly five months out since the first game he can possibly play is on the last day of January at Hull. Siem de Jong in action at Oldham But [...]
There was some very good news for Newcastle today when caretaker manager John Carver said that both Siem de Jong and Mehdi Abeid returned to training today. Siem de Jong back in training today Siem has played only twice for Newcastle since signing for us form Ajax in the summer and it will be [...]
Good news today that Newcastle's French winger Gabriel Obertan is back running again in training, and it's now almost three months since he tore a thigh muscle at St. James' Park, the same injury that Siem de Jong picked up in September, and the Dutchman has yet to return to the side. Gabby Obertan [.
It seems that Remy Cabella is still finding it difficult to come to terms with the physical demands of the English Premier League, the most popular sports league ion the world, and it seems it's not going to be a quick fix for the 24 year-old, and he will continue to start most games on [...]
We had reported yesterday on some good news for Newcastle that both Ryan Taylor and Papiss Cisse had returned to training following long term injuries, and when they are both fully fit they will strengthen the Newcastle squad, and also add some experience to the side. Papiss Cisse suffering broken knee-cap earlier this [.
Curtis Good is one of our promising young defenders whowe brought in a couple of years ago from Melbourne Heart for around £400K, and he made his debut for Newcastle about a year ago against Morecambe in the League Cup, and after the first 20 minutes or so of that game he settled down well, [...]
There was talk earlier this summer of Steven Taylor may be leaving Newcastle United, the home town team he has played for since 2004 when Sir Bobby Robson gave him his big chance, but the local lad seems to be loving it in pre-season, and Steven has revealed that new fitness coach Dave Billows has [.
New signing Siem de Jong hopes to be stronger than he was last season, when he missed a lot of playing time at Ajax, and at one point in the season he had a collapsed lung. Siem de Jong in training After playing 47 times in the previous season for Ajax with 16 goals, [...]
Newcastle did quite well with injuries during the first part of last season, but then during the second half we seemed to be as bad as ever, andsuffered over 50 different injuries in total last season. Dave Billows while at Everton Newcastle announced yesterday that they had signed Dave Billows as the new Head [.
Alan Pardew has said today that the squad's trip to Abu Dhabi was arranged before Newcastle went out of the FA Cup at the first attempt again when we lost at home to Cardiff City a team that had now won in their previous ten games before beating a poor Newcastle side [...]
What a difference a year makes last year at this time we were struggling and 13 points worse off than we are at the moment after 17 games, and we are even 3 points better off than we were two years ago, when we eventually finished in 5th place in the Premier League [...]
Newcastle were without both Papiss Cisse and Hatem Ben Arfa for last night's game with Swansea, which we lost 3-0, and both were out sick. Hatem Ben Arfa fit for Saturday Alan Pardew has talked about losing two of his stars before last night's surprise 3-0 defeat at the Liberty Stadium: "We lost Papiss [.
Newcastle have today announced a stunning new state of the art complex to be built at the current Benton training center, and work will start on it in eighteen months time, and it will take just over six months to complete and will be ready in early 2016. This shows Newcastle do have ambition. Fact.
Alan Pardew held his first press conference for a couple of weeks after coming off two fantastic league wins against Chelsea and Tottenham, but now we are up against a Norwich City side who we cannot under-estimate and manager Chris Hughton would like nothing better to get his first win at St. James Park since [.
We had a terrible time of it with injuries last season, and one of the reasons was that we just didn't have a big enough squad of players for the extra 14 games in the Europa League, and injuries tend to happen when players play in too many games, without sufficient rest. Faye Downey [...]
I watched some of the news last night on TV, and one of the thingsI noticed, was how drugs in sport has taken so long for the Authorities to see it as a problem. The people responsible for investigating, have come out and said, they are shocked to find its a bigger problem than what they first thought.
After the never-ending "sign dat ting!" saga in 2012/13 season, which ended with Theo Walcott signing a new Arsenal contract extension for three and a half years, it is no surprise that Arsene Wenger would want to start renewal talks a little earlier this time around, but is it just a little too early?
And another BIG thank you to Audi Whetstone for making one of my dreams cone true today pic.twitter.com/6OX6OOw0 Wojciech Szczesny (@13Szczesny13) October 10, 2011 Wojciech Szczesny says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was right to leave him out of the team last season. The Poland international was dropped in favour of compatriot Lukasz Fabianski, with [.
Newcastle play at Old Trafford tomorrow, and then we have two home games against Everton and Burnley on Sunday afternoon and Thursday afternoon New Years Day. Ryan Taylor could return soon but not for tomorrow Then two days later we are at Leicester City in the FA Cup third round so the [...]
One of the reasons Newcastle haven't done too well so far this season, is that Siem De Jong has been out basically all season for us, and as far as we know, he will not return until some time next year. Siem de Jong still more than two months away from comeback The Newcastle [...]
If you watch Alan Pardew's press conference on nufcTV today, at the beginning you will see Fitness Director Faye Downey taking the training. Faye Downey - Newcastle's Fitness Director has made a difference And we've got to say it seems like Faye has made a huge difference, and we've had very few injuries this [.
Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway sidestepped some searching questions after his side slipped to another Premier League defeat in comical fashion. The Eagles boss refused to be drawn on what he would say to his players after the 2-0 defeat to Southampton. Instead, he opted to turn the tables on the reporter posing the questions.
Der Sommer hat in den letzten Tagen hammermäßig zugeschlagen. Da ist es natürlich saublöd, wenn man jetzt merkt, dass die eigene Figur noch nicht stimmt. Ein wenig Fussballspielen Freunden am Sonntag, das reicht ja halt nicht absolut fitt zu sein. Daher verlosen wir jetzt vier Pakete mit je zweiFitness DVD´s.
Jonny Evans was happy to return to action but admitted he's not yet ready to make a first team return, after spending 10 weeks on the sidelines with a fitness problem.
The Northern Ireland defender played just over 60 minutes on Tuesday as United reserves, featuring Ander Herrera and Adnan Januzaj among the others, thrashed Blackburn 5-0 in the Lancashire Senior Cup but poured cold water on the prospect of an immediate return to the first team squad.
Läuferische Statistiken vor dem Halbfinale der WM2014
Das Halbfinale der WM2014 rückt näher und unsere Elf hat es auch unter die letzten Vier geschafft. Von verschiedenen Seiten hört man, dass das nur mit sehr viel Glück verbunden war. Ich aber behaupte, dass nicht Glück, sondern Fitness bisher einer der entscheidende Faktoren war und dass das auch im.
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Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho has declared the operation on his shoulder a success and vowed to back in the team soon. The Brazilian star required surgery after falling awkwardly following a foul by Ashley Williams during the 2-2 draw with Swansea. But Coutinho says the procedure went well and he is now on his way [.
Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Gareth Bale will make his Real Madrid debut against Villarreal tomorrow and that he will be deployed on the right wing. He didn't say whether Bale would start or be named on the bench. On the Welshman's fitness, he said: "We play 100 per cent. I donÂ´t know if [...]