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Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez Doing What He Loves To Do At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitezis very calm and doesn't get carried away with things good or bad (like some of us), and his mantra is to improveevery player and the team as he goes through [...]

Chris Hughton Points Out The Advantages That Newcastle Have

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It was a tough game for us at the Amex earlier this year when two late goals got us all 3 points and it' s going to be another tough game on [...]

Newcomer Talks About Why Rafa Is So Crucial For Newcastle

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Mikel Merino has been little short of a revelation so far this season and we have the lad on loan for the season from Borussia Dortmund. It seems it's an obligation to [...]

The One Reason Why Newcastle Are 4th Top Of The Premier League

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If a manager like Steve McClaren had Newcastle's current squad it's likely he would have started this season much like he did two years ago with just 3 points from the first [...]

Star Seems To Have Everything – Loves Newcastle – Explains Why He’s Playing Well

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From what we can tell of Mikel Merino he was born to play for Newcastle, and helooks a terrific buy by manager Rafa Benitez. If Rafa can pick up a couple of [...]

BBC Pundit – Newcastle Players Heroic – But The Bubble Will Soon Burst

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Most pundits have predicted that Newcastle will be fighting relegation this season because we failed to secure enough class and talent in the summer transfer window. According to the majority of pundits, [...]

Rafa Benitez Talks About The Perfect Response From His Players

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Rafa Benitez looked a little uncomfortable during the game yesterday. That's not because we were in trouble or anything like that but it was evident he was still suffering from the [...]

Rafa Reveals Why His Daughter Was Laughing At Him During The Newcastle Telecast

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Rafa Benitezhas explained in his own words how he coped last week and especially how he watched the game on TV last Sunday helped by one of his teenage daughters. It seems [...]

This Player To Remain Out In The Cold At Newcastle

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Jack Colback has made 102 total appearances for Newcastle with 5 goals and 10 assists it looks like that will be his final record at Newcastle for the local lad. For some [...]

Rafa Benitez Finally Ends Feud With Owner Mike Ashley

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Rafa Benitez changed his attitudesignificantly once the transfer window closed and he has now put that all behind him., and he will concentrate fully on improving the players he has in the [...]

Revealed – Rafa Benitez’ Amazing Preparation For The Swansea Game

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We are finding out today from Isaac Hayden that Rafa Benitez called each player before the game at Swansea on Sunday to ensure they knew exactly what Rafa wanted from them in [...]

Rafa Benitez Said Good Things About The Club, The City, Everything – I Signed Quickly

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Joselu hasn't played many games forusyet, but in the last two games he has started both wins he has looked a good player and has been an integral part of [...]

Assistant Manager Talks About Newcastle Star – Praises The Fans

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Newcastle fitness coach and assistant manager Francisco de Míguel Moreno (Paco Moreno) thinks that Jonjo Shelvey is one of the best technical players he has ever worked with. But as we all [...]

Things Have Turned Positive At Newcastle In The Last Few Weeks

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It's always surprising what a win can do and what two wins in a row can do for any club. When we lost the first two games of the season that did [...]

Report – Rafa Benitez Feels A Real Passion For Newcastle United And Will Not Leave

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In an exclusive with the Star today former Newcastle player Jermaine Jenas thinks Rafa Benitez feels a real passion for Newcastle United and will not be leaving the club. Rafa has been [...]

Rafa Benitez Has Important Business To Do Today

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The players had a day off yesterday but return to training today to prepare for the tough home game against Stoke City on Saturday. And for the first time since the week [...]

Newcastle Can Be Successful This Season – Players Anxious To Prove Themselves

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One 0f the reasons we still think Newcastle will have a decent season and finish in the top ten is for a number ofreasons. Our squad is probably better than we think [...]

Team Effort – Rafa’s Communication With Coaching Staff During Swansea Game Worked Perfectly

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Newcastle fitness coach Francisco de Miguel Moreno (Paco Moreno) was in charge of Newcastle in the absence of Rafa Benitez yesterday and gave the post-match Press conference. He explained how the communication [...]

Swansea Manager – Newcastle Were Better In Every Aspect Of The Game

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We knew that Swansea City manager Paul Clement was a class act before yesterday's game and that he's well respected in the game of football. But it's not often you see a [...]

Rafa Still Providing Massive Input For Game At Swansea – Not Much Has Changed

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Francisco de Miguel Moreno could well be in charge of the team tomorrow at Swansea if Rafa Benitez cannot make the game because of the after effects of his hernia operation. Moreno [...]

What Rafa Beneitez Has Told His Young Star To Do During Premier Games

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It's not a secret that one of the main reasons Mikel Merino arrived at Newcastle United was because of Rafa Benitez, a world-class Spanish manager, being at the club. Mikel thought he [...]

Rafa Benitez Comes In For Even More Criticism

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From what we can tell Newcastle have spent about £35M gross on players and a much more significant number £12M net on transfers. But fans and manager were expecting around £70M [...]

Rafa Incapacitated – Not Able To Take Newcastle Training

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It turns out according to the Chronicle that Rafa Benitez underwent an operation during the international break last Friday and has missed training so far this week. We haven;t heard much at [...]

What It’s Like Working With Mike Ashley – He’s Not To Be Trusted

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Both Kevin Keegan and Alan Shearer two Newcastle icons have been the manager of Newcastle United under owner Mike Ashley and both fell out with the owner and have not [...]

There’s Some Good News About Rafa Benitez’s Squad

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There hasn't been too much news on the football side of things at Newcastle since last Thursday when Newcastle didn't manage to bring in one new player to the squad. The national [...]

An Example Of How Mike Ashley’s Penny-Pinching Ways Don’t Work At Newcastle

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We had thought that our first signing would have been Andros Townsend this summer, for what we thought was £13M the release amountin his contract at Crystal Palace. But nothing happened, [...]

Some Worrying Words From Benitez On His Newcastle Project

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Rafa has talked about his misunderstanding with Mike Ashley or whatever it was this summer. But Rafa certainly feels let down by the Newcastle owner, and he didn't get the funds he [...]

Rafa Benitez Bemoans Two Things About Yesterday’s Game

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We lost at the Terriers yesterday 1-0, but the score could have easily been a win 1-0 for Newcastle. After only 16 minutes Matt Ritchie looked like he had scored, but the [...]

Benitez In Late Move To Sign Top Target – Could Be Huge Lift For Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez's main goalkeeping target this summer has been his former goalkeeper at Liverpool, Pepe Reina, who has extensive Premier League experience. Rafa has also said he is a real leader off [...]

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player At Huddersfield?

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Let us know who you think Newcastle's best player was in our narrow 1-0 defeat at Huddersfield Town today. For the second time in successive seasons, the Terriers have beaten us in [...]

Rafa Benitez Has His Say On Mike Ashley

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During the press conference yesterday Rafa was asked about Mike Ashley, and he deftly avoided having to say much at that time. But it seems in further interviews he has gone into [...]

Rafa Determined To Stay Calm And Keep Working Through The Season

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When Rafa Benitez came in to manage Newcastle in our relegation crisis last year, he kept saying we must all stay calm. It doesn't help when people overreact to one or two [...]

Former Player – Rafa Benitez Only Talks Football – Will Aim High At Newcastle

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Luis Garcia knows all about Rafa Benitez the Newcastle manager, and he played for Rafa for three years at Liverpool from 2004, when Rafa first arrived at the Reds. He alsoplayed for [...]

Rafa Benitez Not Happy With Shelvey – He Let Everyone Down

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Rafa Benitezwas not too happy after the game today because we lost a game we needn't have lost if Newcastle had kept their discipline on the field. And as it turned out [...]

Alan Shearer Explains How It All Could Quickly Unravel For Newcastle

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Newcastle icon and superstar Alan Shearer met with Rafa Benitez earlier in the week according to the Chronicle, and he talked to Rafa about the state of the transfer business. We all [...]

Rafa Unhappy And Frustrated – But Fully Committed To The Fans, Club And Players

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Rafa Benitez has been speaking out on talkSP{ORT today and of course, with his comments like at any time, you can either stress the negative or stress the positive. Rafa is frustrated [...]

Poll – Where Will Newcastle Finish This Season In Premier League?

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Now that we are only a matter of days from the start of the Premier League season we will launch our poll on where Newcastle can finish in the league table next [...]

Rafa Benitez Prepares Fans For What Could Become A Tough Season

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RafaBenitez is still hoping Newcastle can sign a player before the Premier League kicks off for us on Sunday. And every time Rafa talksnowadays you understand the manager is disappointed that he [...]

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Can Newcastle Beat West Ham Tomorrow For Our First Win?

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We play West Ham at home tomorrow afternoon at 3:00 pm and Geordie fans will be hoping we can get our first win of the season after starting off the season with [...]