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Rafa Gives Injury Update For Barnsley Game

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With the games coming thick and fast before the next long and boring two week International break due to start after the weekend of Saturday 5th November, Rafa will be giving his press conference later today for the game tomorrow night at Oakwell against Barnsley. Newcastle will have an enormous 6,000 traveling fans attending that [.

Benitez Gives Update On Injuries – One Player Still Out

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During Rafa's press conference earlier this afternoon the manager gave an update on Newcastle's injuriesand it seems a number of the injured players are slowly but surely are coming back into the fray. Rob Elliot came back to full training earlier this week and MassadioHaidara has been back for some weeks now, but it seems [.

Benitez Talks About Newcastle’s Wounded Warrior

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It was bad news when Siem de Jong suffered yet another injury in training in Ireland yesterday and the Dutchman has been sent back to Benton for treatment and for a full prognosis on his hamstring injury. And another player who has been dogged by injury over the last few years has also been injured [.

It Starts Again As Newcastle Player Picks Up Hamstring Injury

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We have gone two weeks without any new injuries being pickedup in the Newcastle squad as far as we know, but Siem de Jong has nowpicked up the first injury of the season. It's a hamstring injury the most common injury that has hampered the Newcastle team for over ten years now. Siemde Jong [...

These Are The Men Who Will (Try To) Get Newcastle Promoted

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Here is the coaching team under Rafa Benitez who will attempt to get Newcastle United promoted back to the Premier League next May at the very first time of asking and it includes new assistant manager Mikel Antia, shown in the back center of this photograph. Newcastle's coaching team for 2016-2017 Front: Paco de Miguel, [.

Medical Team Enhanced In Attempt To Reduce Injuries

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Newcastle United have today confirmed the appointments of Cristian Fernandez Martinez and Daniel Marti to the Club's medical team, under the overall management and leadership of Dr Paul Catterson. Dr Catterson is the head of sports medicine and science at Newcastle United. Dr Paul Catterson head of sports medicine and science Here is some [.

Breaking News – Dwight Gayle To Have Newcastle Medical

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News coming in from Sky Sports that Crystal Palace's Dwight Gayle is traveling to Newcastle to have a medical prior to his signing on for around £10M from Crystal Palace. BREAKING: Sky sources: Dwight Gayle is set to have a medical at Newcastle: — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) June 29, 2016 We [.

Benitez To Increase Backroom Staff In Vital Area

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The Chronicle is reporting today that Rafa Benitez will appoint additional medical staff next week and thatis part of the manger's efforts to vastly improve the club's injury record, which over the last 10 years has been little short of disastrous. The club have continually topped the Premier League injury table every seasonand last season [.

He’s A Lucky Man – Now On His Way To A Complete Recovery

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Back on May 20th David Ginola was a man close to death and there was some confusion about his condition as he had collapsed during a charity football game in the south of France. The great news today is that David Ginola is back home again and on his way to a full recovery. [...]

These Are The First Changes Rafa Will Make At Newcastle

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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 [.

If Rafa Can Do This – It Will Be A Huge Step Forward

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For at least ten years now, one of the things that have stopped Newcastle from having competition for places all over the pitch is our terrible injury record and we are always top of the Injury League in the Premier League. There's something wrong somewhere in the way Newcastle deal with injuries and we [.

Surgeon – Ginola Lucky To Be Alive – It’s An Unbelievable Story

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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 [.

David Ginola Reported In Critical Condition in France

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There were reports yesterday that 49 year-old David Ginola had suffered a heart attack while playing in some really hot weather, but then a tweet from the former Newcastle winger seemed to suggest it wasn't too much to worry about and that he only fainted and he was OK. But there are disturbing reports [.

Damning – Newcastle´s Top Executive Lacked Credibility

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Jonas Gutierrez won his disability discrimination claim against Newcastle yesterday and now the amount of the award will be decided by a panel. There was a 64 page document of the findings of the panel whoreviewed the case and it makes for interesting reading. And the panel expressed ¨concerns¨ with Newcastle´s top executive Lee Charnley [.

Elliot’s Injury Confirmed Serious – Huge Blow To Survival Chances

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It was probably the worst thing that could happen for Newcastle that Rob Elliot has sustained a serious knee injury playing for Ireland last night against Slovakia. It looks very likely that the injury is very serious will keep him out of the Euro 2106 Championships in France inJune and will almost certainly mean he [.

At Last – Benitez To Look Into Newcastle´s Chronic Problem

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Rafa Benitez has said he will look into Newcastle´s chronic injury problems, which have plagued the club for more thanten years now and we always have more injuries than any other club in the Premier League the only thing we are ¨successful¨ at every single year. But Rafa has said he cannot do much [.

Great News – Coloccini And Mbemba Fit For Sunderland

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We certainly hope this news is true with the Mirrorreporting they understand both Chancel Mbemba and Fabricio Coloccini are fit for the derby game against Sunderland on Sunday. Chancel Mbemba has been badly missed by Newcastle since he's been out with an ankle injury he picked up at Everton way back on 3rd February [.

Newcastle Have Lost A Big Part Of The Team

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Steve McClaren has described the loss of top goalkeeperTim Krul for the rest of the seasonas a bitter blow for Newcastle and it's not only because Tim is a good goalkeeper but he is also one of the few leaders we have and therefore we will have even less leadership on the field and in [...]

Some Really Surprising News On Jonas Gutierrez

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There´s some surprising news today in the Sun that former Newcastle UnitedwingerJonas Gutierrez is suing the Tyneside clubover disability discrimination. Jonas Gutierrez is suing Newcastle for £2M over the way the Argentine was treated both during and following his battle with testicular cancer.

Concern As These Problems Mount At Newcastle

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Newcastle are back on top of the injury table with the site saying we have 10 injured players out. Steve McClaren may have to play more first team regulars than he wanted to tonight against Sheffield Wednesday in the League Cup with so many players being out. Papiss Cisse will not play tonight [.

Rolando Aarons Picks Up An Injury

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One of the things that we must improve on this seasonis our injury record but it's already not looking good on Physioroom because we already have six injuries, and that's jointtop of the league with Everton,so we are again flying high although that's not the right way to say it. Rolando Aarons [.

Newcastle Must Get This Huge Problem Fixed For Next Season

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The Injury League is an excellent web-site that keeps track of the number of players out injured throughout the season for the Premier League and they allocate points simply as follows if one player is out through injury for onegame then that's one point. By keeping track of players out injured foreach of the [.

Youngster Wonders What All The Fuss Is About

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There was a report in the Shields Gazette early last week that was labeled an exclusive, and that Rolando Aaronssuffered another relapse in trying to come back from that hamstring injury of his and he would now be out for the rest of the season. Rolando Aarons - picking up the Wor Jackie award [.

Carver GIves An Update On Rolando Aarons

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There was an "exclusive" report a couple of days ago in the Shields Gazette that Rolando has another relapse in his attempt to come back this season from his hamstring injuries, and that meant he was out for the season. Rolando Aarons in action at the Etihad Stadium in October John Carver was interviewed yesterday [.

Good News From Siem de Jong Himself

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Newcastle had some good news last night at St. James' Park (yes steady on there), and although the U21 side were beaten 2-0 by Derby County, Siem de Jong came through the first half with no ill-effects, following his recovery from the collapsed lung he had in February, and he looked good in midfield.

Another Injury Picked Up – Newcastle Now Have 11 Players Out

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It looks like Paul Dummett has picked up a knock as we reported yesterday, and he will be struggling to make the game tomorrow at home to Everton, but as it happens one of the few players who is still standing is Massadio Haidara, and we would have expected Massadio to play this game in [...]

Alan Pardew – It’s Been A Long Road – We Are Overjoyed

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Alan Pardew has spoken about Jonas Gutierrez' successful return to football yesterday, when he played 90 minutes for the Newcastle U21 side in their 4-1 win over West Ham United in the U21 Premier League Cup at Whitley Park. Jonas Gutierrez in action yesterday The 31 year-old Argentine international is a popular player at Newcastle, [.

He’s Brilliant On And Off The Pitch – A Great Personality

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The Newcastle U21 side beat West Ham United 4-1 in the Premier League U21 Cup yesterday afternoon at Whitley Park, with goals from Gael Bigirimana, Adam Campbell, Callum Roberts and Liam Gibson. But it was a very special occasion, as Jonas Gutierrez made his return to football after successfully fighting testicular cancer.

Jonas Makes Successful Return In Newcastle U21 Win

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Jonas Gutierrez played for the Newcastle U21 side today, and it was his first game for a Newcastle team for about a year, after the Argentine had the fight of his life with testicular cancer, but he was given the all clear by his doctors last month he was declared cancer free and [...]

Great News – Newcastle Hero To Make Comeback

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Jonas Gutierrez has been in training almost tow weeks now at Newcastle, after he successfully fought against his testicular cancer after chemotherapy treatment and surgery, and he will play his first game on Monday for the Newcastle U21 side against West Ham at Whitley Park. Jonas Gutierrez will play on Monday night Jonas Gutierrez [.

He’s Coming Soon – We’re Waiting For Him

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Jonas Gutierrez should be back on Tyneside soon, very soon, and he will try to get his football career on track, after successfully fighting testicular cancer over the last 18 months or so. A recent photo of Jonas Gutierrez taken last month Fabricio Coloccini was over in Argentina a few weeks ago in Buenos Aries [.

Siem De Jong Gives Time Estimate On His Return

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Newcastle are starting to get some of our injured players back, and good news today that Ryan Taylor completed his third game on his comeback trail from two serious knee injuries, and he scored a penalty in the 3-1 Newcastle U21 win over Brighton this afternoon at Darsley Park. Siem de Jong still two [.

Pardew Interested In Signing Remy – Fans Divided

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QPR striker Loic Remy is now available again, and Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said today in various outlets, that he is interested in bringing the striker back to Newcastle. Loic Remy - while at Newcastle last season Alan Pardew has said this today to BBC Newcastle: "There's a lot of baggage in the way, [.

Loic Remy Fails Liverpool Medical – Now What?

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Some strange things happen in this world and after everything seemed to be cut and died and Loic Remy would become a Liverpool player after he had agreed terms with the Reds news is that he has failed his medical. Loic Remy - will Newcastle try to sign the player? So where does [...]

Australian Manager Apologizes To Newcastle United

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When Australian manager Ange Postecoglou announced his squad for the World Cup, it did not include Newcastle's 21 year-old center-back Curtis Good, who had not recovered from a hip injury he had pickedup on March 4th, when he made his debut for Australia against Ecuador, and had a really good game according to the manager.

Is Joe Kinnear Really Fit Enough For His New Job?

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It could be that Mike Ashley has been waiting for Joe Kinnear to become fit enough to work again, before he offered Joe another job at Newcastle, after Joe had to leave the Newcastle manager's job in February, 2009 after more heart problems. Joe Kinnear in September, 2008 at St, James' Park Doesn't look [.

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Reports: Kelechi Iheanacho To Undergo Leicester City Medical Ahead Of £25m Move From Man City

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If feels like it's been grumbling on for a bloody age, but Kelechi Iheanacho's protracted move from Man City to Leicester City looks like it's finally entering the end stages.

According to Telegraph writer John Percy, the 20-year-old Nigerian striker is to undergo a medical with the Foxes on Tuesday with an official announcement due thereafter presuming the scans don't find any papier-mâché bones or extra toes, etc.

This Part Of Newcastle Showing Little Improvement

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Newcastle have had far too many injuries each season for a long time now maybe as long as ten years and last seasonwas particularly bad, when at one time we had something like twelve first team players out injured. We checked the injury status earlier this morning and we only have four players [.

McClaren Praises His Magnificent Back Room Staff

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It's obvious that Steve McClaren oozes leadership in everything he does, and he gets people right behind him as he leads the way to make Newcastle into a great club again, who challenge for honors again in England. That's what leadership is all about selling your vision and your methods of achieving it [.

POTD: Chelsea’s Oscar And The Curious Case Of The Brazilian Blood Test

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The Brazilian national team completed another one of their rigorous medical check-ups yesterday, in the form of a blood test (at 8 in the morning anyone? collective eyerolling!)

Of course, a blood test if not done properly will need to be repeated, which can be a painful process.