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Newcastle midfielder set for exit, 27-yr-old had a training ground bust-up with Benitez

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Newcastle midfielder Jack Colback is all set to leave the club after a training ground bust-up with manager Rafael Benitez.

According to Daily Mail, the former Sunderland midfielder refused to take part in a training session and that infuriated the Spanish manager.

The report adds that Colback was ordered to train away from the first team but the midfielder was asked to join the group after one of the players picked up an injury.

Training Ground Bust-Up Signals The End Of This Player’s Newcastle Career

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The Mail is reporting today that local lad Jack Colback has almost certainly played his last game for Newcastle and the writing was even on the wall for Jack when he was [...]

Newcastle Could Do A Deal With Villa At £5.2M For MIdfielder

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Jack Colback is said to be surplus to requirements at Newcastle and the former 27 year-old Sunderland midfielder is available for transfer. We signed Jack from Sunderland three years ago as a [...]

Newcastle Now Have Momentum For Reentry Back To The Premier League

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Newcastle and Rafa Benitez got the job done last year and for the second time in seven years we come straight back up as Champions after we were relegated in the previous [...]

Jack Colback On What Rafa Has Brought To The Newcastle Team

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When Rafa Benitez went about his business last summer to build a side that could get promoted first time from the Championship last season he looked for character in the players he brought in and he was very successful in that. Rafa not only brought in players who had a lot of Championship experience like [.

Star Player Could Return For Newcastle At Hillsborough

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Rafa Benitez has talked about why both central midfielders Jack Colback and Isaac Hayden were surprisingly left out of the squad that got the job done at home on Wednesday night, with a very good 1-0 win at home to Burton. But it was not before we saw more ridiculously poor officiating when all four [.

Newcastle To Show Confidence And Class In Final 10 Games?

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We feel a lot more confident in games when Newcastle play away from home because they seem more compact and the players seem under much less stress. But six of our remaining ten games of the season are at St. James' Park so they have to start producing at home and not drop points. The [...]

These Two Players Much Improved Against Aston Villa

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Both Jack Colback and Aleksandar Mitrovic have come in for some heavy criticism over the last few games for their performances for Newcastle. And if you believe everything you read in the last few days then Mitro is on his way out of the club this summer, but the way he played last night when [...]

Midfielder Cites A Presumed Disadvantage For Newcastle

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Jack Colback has been interviewed in the Chronicle and he has said that big clubs like Newcastle and Aston Villa have a disadvantage over smaller clubs like Brighton and Huddersfield whose expectations are much lower than those of the bigger clubs. There were comments from the experts in football last summer who thoughtNewcastle for instance [.

Newcastle’s Automatic Promotion Gap Decreasing

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We are 5 points above 3rd placed Huddersfield Town after both teams have played 31 games with Newcastle second top on 66 points to Brighton who won 2-0 at Barnsley on Saturday and are 2 points ahead of us. But our goal difference is the best in the division and currently 28 goals better than [...]

Benitez Discusses His Options With Midfielder Out

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Jack Colback has played in the last two games since he came back into the side to replace Isaac Hayden, who was having ankle problems and Newcastlehave done well enough with 4 points from two tough games at Wolves and Norwich. Tonight we take on Aston Villa who have had a bad time of it [...]

Rafa Shows Why And How He’s A Great Motivator

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Rafa Benitez must havebeenjust a little dismayed after the sidehad made such a good start to the game last night and seemed to be firing on all cylinders. AyozePerez fired in a great goal having been putthrough by Jack Colback and then Aleksandar Mitrovic was clean through and seemedto do everything right but the ball [.

Newcastle Have Injury Doubt For Norwich

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Isaac Hayden is due to come into the team tonight at Norwich after his ankle was rested in the 1-0 win at Wolves on Saturday, but it seems Isaac could still be having some problems with the injury. Since he was signed from Arsenalfor £2.5M in the summer, Rafa Benitez has made him into a [...]

Dwight Gayle Touch And Go For Wolves

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Rafa Benitez in his press conference last Friday and after the Derby game on Saturday was a bit guarded about Dwight Gayle and whether he will be fitfor our game at Wolves in Saturday. Dwight is back in training, but that hamstring has troubled himin the past and the Newcastle manager will not want to [.

Midfielder – Benitez Eats, Sleeps And Breathes Football

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Jack Colback has been interviewed in the Chronicle today and he says that Rafa Benitez is meticulous in his planning, as he prepares the team for every game on the training pitch. Jack says Rafa's enthusiasm for the game comes through to the players every day and he says Rafa eats, sleeps and breathesfootball.

Colback – We’re Top Dogs Now – The Sky’s The Limit

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Jack Colback signed on for his home town club as a free agent two years ago last summer and Sunderland were not too happy that after he had joined the Black Cats at the age of 10 he should leave for nothing when he was 24 to join rivals Newcastle United. And the Wearside club [...]

Newcastle 6 Preston North End 0 – Match Report

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Newcastle went ahead after 19 minutes through a nice goal from Aleksandar Mitrovic after 19 minutesas he headed home a perfectly flighted free kick from the left by Matt Ritchie. And then a few minutes later Alan Browne elbowed Jack Colback in the face and he was rightly given a red card by referee Andrew [.

Newcastle Player Admits He Has No Regrets

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Newcastle-born Jack Colback moved to Newcastle as a free agent from Sunderland just over two years ago and his move so far has been bitter-sweet. We're sure when Jack signed on at Newcastle with the uproar that accompanied the move both from Sunderland officials as well as their fans he didn't expect to be [.

Midfielder Tells Brutal Truth About Newcastle’s Start To Season

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If Newcastle fans thought it would be a breeze in the Championship this season, that view was changed quicklywhen after two games we have suffered two defeats at Fulham (1-0) and at home to Huddersfield (2-1). After those two defeats Rafa was cool and collected and pointed tothe things Newcastle could improve on.

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 [.

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 [.

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.

This Is Still Newcastle’s Biggest Advantage

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Jack Colback has been praising the Newcastle fans for supporting the team through last season, one of the worst seasonsNewcastle have hadfor a very long time and which led to relegation for the second time in a too short seven years. So now we have to fight our way back to the Premier League [...

Local Lad Wants These Players At Newcastle For Promotion Bid

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Jack Colback has been interviewed today and he says he wants some strong characters at Newcastle for next season, to help with the promotion driveout of what Jack calls a tough league. We had far toomany players last seasonwho didn't want to know once the going got tough in games and we cannot have that [.

Midfielder – Get Rafa In – The Players Want Him

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

Forgotten Man Now An Inspiration Under Benitez

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

Only One Player Back From Injury For Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez is due to give his press conference today for the game at Norwich tomorrow and it's likely that Daryl Janmaat is set to be fit for the game, which is a relegation 6 pointer in East Anglia. Daryl came off in the second half of the Sunderland game with a knee problem, but [...]

Benitez Doubts This Player Will Be Fit For Norwich

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With Paul Dummett injured again and Jack Colback managing to pick up his 10th yellow card against Sunderland on Sunday and now suspended for two games, it was good news that Massadio Haidara had returned to training since being out with a knee injury since last October. But yesterday during training the Frenchman twisted his [.

What Rafa Told Newcastle Players At Half Time

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We really wanted to get a win against Sunderland in Rafa Benitez' debut at St. James' Park on Sunday, but given the way the game went in that first half when Sunderland were the better side and went ahead just before the break with a Jermain Defoe goal, we were happy enough at the end [...]

McClaren Concentrates On New Mantra For Newcastle

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Newcastle will play Norwegian club Lillestrom SK this afternoon after arriving in La Manga, Spain last Tuesday and getting through some goodwarm weather training this week in an effort to get the squad fitter, improve the team spirit and today give some of our players much needed game time. And then we suppose the squad [.

Is This The Man To Partner Jonjo Shelvey?

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Vurnon Anita and Jack Colback are back fit again and we suddenly seem to have a lot of defensive midfielders available with Cheick Tiote still at the club and new signing Henri Saivet. Vurnon has played quite well for Newcastle this season and last season in the last few games he had some good games [.

Newcastle Have Good News On The Injury Front

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Newcastle have recently had Steve Taylor finally return from injury and while he played well last week with little threat from West Brom he was exposed by Chelsea yesterday and did not have a good first half although not many Newcastle players did have a good first half yesterday. Jack Colback is back fit [.

This Could Be Newcastle’s Unlikely Savior This Season

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It's been surprising to us that Cheick Tiote has played so well for Newcastle this year at both Arsenal and last week at home to West Brom, when he combined so well with Jonjo Shelvey. Both players were Newcastle's best two performers on the day in our Man of the Match poll, with Shelvey topping [...

We Will Go There To Win – Just Like We’ve Done All Season

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Under new manager Guus Hiddink Chelseaare unbeaten in 11 games in all competitions and have won four of the last eight games so it's a decent chance for Newcastle to inflict their first loss for while. We did that last season when we broke their 23 game unbeaten run that lasted 102 days when [...]

McClaren´s Surprising Fitness Revelation

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Things were even worse than we thought before Saturday´s must-win game against West Brom, with the news today that Fabricio Coloccini was injured in the game at Everton last Wednesday when he picked up a knock on his knee. Apparently Colo was nursing a swollen knee and having treatment, but demanded that he play in [.

Newcastle´s Injuries Starting To Cause Problems Again

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Chancel Mbemba has started every Premier League game for us so far this season but when he had to come off at Everton on Wednesday night just before half time we had both back-up center-backs Jamaal Lascelles and Steven Taylor on the bench. Jamaal came on and got himself sent off at the very end [...

Our Man Of The Match – In From The Cold

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Our best player in our Man of the Match poll after the disaster at Selhurst Park on Saturday in south London is somebody who hasn't started for a long while Papiss Cisse. But Papiss managed to score his secondgoal of the season after just 10 minutes and he had said recently that as long [...]

McClaren Could Produce This Shock Selection Today

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Jack Colback is back in training and according to Steve McClaren during his press conference yesterday the local lad has had three days of training and Steve said he was in contention for the game today at Selhurst Park. With this game being so important and Jack being one of our most consistent players it [.

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This Is What Newcastle Need To Do Now

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Jack Colback has been interviewed in the local press today and he says we need to go on a winning run to escape the relegation zone. It´s supriusin g how a run of wins can quickly lift you up the table and last season after we had won our first league game against Leicester City [...]

Midfielder – We’ve Reacted Well To Two Bad Performances

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Local lad Jack Colback has been interviewed in the local press today after two great wins against Liverpool and Tottenham and the possibility of getting three wins in a row for the first time since a year last October when we had five successive league wins under former manager Alan Pardew. It looks like an [.