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Newcastle Fans Delighted With Potential Sigurdsson Signing

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There are various ways in whichNewcastle fans have reacted to the news that Rafa Benitez wants to sign 27 year-old Swansea play-maker Gylfi Sigurdsson inthe summer. The potential signing is always assumingwe get promoted and there are some fans think we are getting ahead of ourselves since we still have 8 games to play this [.

Rafa Benitez Wants Gylfi Sigurdsson At Newcastle

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There's news in the Sun today that Rafa Benitez wants to sign Swansea forward Gylfi Sigurdsson this summer and of course he was a former target of ours before he signed on at Tottenham in 2012. He has been playing excellent football in south Wales for the last three years and only recently said that [.

Newcastle To Move For This 23 Year-Old Free Agent This Summer?

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Newcastle United manager RafaBenitez will want to bring in a good left-back this summer to challenge local lad Paul Dummett for the left-back spot next season. Paul has improved a lot this season and he's become a good defensive full-back and Rafa may want to bring in a more attacking left back as an alternative [.

Rafa Springs A Surprise With His Summer Transfer Plans

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Newcastle United are looking to add two strikers to the squad this summer who have Premier League experience according to the Chronicle today. It's true that we have missed too many chances this season and could have won more games if we could have put those chances away and obviously that has not [.

Rafa To Make Many Changes At The Club This Summer

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Rafa has answered even more questions during the Chronicles' extended and exclusive interview with the Newcastle United manager. Overall Rafa seems to be satisfied with what he's achieved so far in such a short time-frame just over a year and we think he's done a tremendous job for the club. But there are [.

Newcastle Want To Sign Top European Teenager

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Newcastle are interested in Justin Kluivert, the 17 year-old son of our former striker Patrick Kluivert who played for Newcastle just one season in 2004-2005 and in 37 games he scored 13 goals. But when Patrick joined us on a free transfer, after spending six seasons at Barcelona, he was well past his best and [.

Injury Will Rule Top Transfer Target Out Of Summer Move

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You cannot ever say that 25 year-old Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson has been lucky with injuries lately, but on the other hand they have shown what a tough and strong character he is. Callum suffered another serious ACL injury in early February to his left knee and will be out for the rest of the [.

Fans Want This 26 Year-Old At Newcastle For £12M

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Maybe it was the way he played almost two weeks ago at St. James' Park when he looked a very good player whatever it is Newcastle fans seem keen on the club signing Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney with the reports being he would cost Newcastle about £12M this summer. 83% of fans want Newcastle [...]

Newcastle Shouldn’t Go After This Striker This Summer

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Newcastle definitely need to buy a top striker this summer and since Liverpool will want to unload Daniel Sturridge we will no doubt be linked with a move for this27 year-old former Chelsea striker. In fact there have already been reports out that Newcastle should go out and try to sign the 25 times capped [.

Sissoko’s Big Money Move To A “Big Club” Hasn’t Worked Out

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Moussa Sissokokept infuriating Newcastle fans during his tenure at Newcastle when he kept talking to the French press about wanting to move to a big club who played in the Champions League. And then would say stuff like but I'm still at Newcastle at the moment but hope to join a big club one [...]

Newcastle Reported After 28 Year-Old Left Sided Midfielder

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The Sun is reporting that Newcastle United are keen on 28 year-old Burnley left-sided midfielder Scott Arfield, which comes as a bit of a surprise and we wonder if he's good enough. Arfield hasn't always been a starter for Burnley, but he is versatile which the Sun says is his main attraction that Newcastle are [.

This 23 Year-Old Defender Would Be Great Signing For Newcastle

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Newcastle have been linked heavily with Hull City center-back Harry Maguire in the recent past and if the reports are to be believed Newcastleare in the driving seat to sign him once we are promoted back to the Premier League. We were also interested in signing 19 year-old Partizan Belgrade center-back Nikola Milenkovic, but he [.

Newcastle 20 Year-Old Has Huge Ambitions

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It looks like 20 year-old Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman has a great future ahead of him and he has already played 42 times for the various England youth sides through U21 level. He is the son of former Newcastle goalkeeper coach Andy Woodman and he has come along very well through the Newcastle Youth Academy [.

Five Positions Rafa Will Want To Strengthen This Summer

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If Newcastle are promoted back to the Premier League in May then it should be an exciting summer for Newcastle United fans, as RafaBenitez with the help of Lee Charnley will again transform the squad to make it more than just Premier League ready for next season. Rafa will want to finish somewhere in the [.

Championship

Frenchman – Many Players Frustrated With Little Playing Time

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Massadio Haidara has been at Newcastle over four years now, since he signed on from Nancy in January of 2013 along with four other Frenchman. Moussa Sissoko, Mathieu Debuchy, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Yoan Gouffran were the other four players signed with Haidara. But Haidara hasbeen out with one injury afteranother since then and he's only [.

Terry McDermott In Plea To God – Please Keep Rafa At Newcastle

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Terry McDermott, the 65 year-old former Liverpool and Newcastle player has been interviewed in the Mirror today and he says it's so important that a club with the stature and history of Newcastle United keeps Rafa Benitez on board as the manager, so we can become a great team again. The former Assistant manager to [.

International Winger Ready For Newcastle’s Final Eight Games

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Matt Ritchie is one of the Newcastle players away on International duty and he has also been one of our key players this season, netting a good 13 goals for us and was one of the best of Rafa's signings last summer. In fact, along with other new signings Dwight Gayle and Ciaran Clark [...]

Pundit Brilliantly Explains Why Benitez Is Perfect For Newcastle

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45 year-old Sky Sports' Football League correspondent Scott Minto has been interviewed in the Chronicle today and it's really interesting what he has to say about Rafa Benitez. Minto was a top player playing left-back for clubs like Chelsea (1994-1997) and Benfica (!997 1999) during his playing career and now he's a Sky Sports [.

Benitez Explains What Football Management Is All About

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In the Chronicle's excellent exclusive question and answer interactions with Rafa Benitez, the manager has addressed some criticism from some Newcastle fans that he can betoo cautious in games. That probably comes from the way Kevin Keegan had Newcastle playing in the 1990s, when the only thing the team really thought about was scoring the [.

Rafa Sure Of Club’s Bright Future – We’ll All Have Chance To Dream

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With there not being too much news during these boring International break the Chronicle has rescued us all by conducting a long and very interesting interview with manager Rafa Benitez. Rafa is asked a number of questions and as usual he responds to each question with his real thought on thematter and they are also [.

Newcastle Linked With 24 Year-Old Top Center-Back

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Newcastle are reported to be (possibly) interested in a move for Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson and Ben has had an outstanding season for the Teesside club in the Premier League. But as usual some high fees are being talked about and apparently Middlesbroughnow want £20M for their 24 year-old who came through their Academy.

This Forgotten Player Could Still Have Future At Newcastle

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Newcastle United development manager Peter Beardsley has been singing the praises of a forgotten player at Newcastle Curtis Good. Curtis joined us from Melbourne Heartin the summer of 2012 for £400K and quite honestly he has had some horrendous injuries, which have kept him out of the squad for too long and he is [.

Newcastle Star – This Is The Start Of Something Special

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Ayoze Perez has said something that Newcastle fans have been feeling for the last year Rafa Benitez at Newcastle can be something very special for the Newcastle United Football Club. While we haven't been as dominant as a number of us expected this season in the Championship, we are still at the top and [.

Surprise Poll Results – This Goalkeeper Number One

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There's no doubt that our double acquisition of Jamaal Lascelles and Karl Darlow from Nottingham Forest for just £7M in the summer of 2014 has turned out to be a stellar buy for Newcastle. Jamaal is now the Newcastle captainat only 23 years-old and he is improving all the time under Rafa Benitez and his [.

Newcastle Fan Claims He Had To Jump Onto Pitch During Huddersfield Match Because ‘His Tattoo Was Hurting’

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The Newcastle fan who got himself pinched for attempting to invadethe pitch duringthe recent 3-1 win overHuddersfield Town has claimed he simply had no choice but to encroach.

Reece Smailes was charged and subsequently pleaded guilty to entering the playing area when he spilled over the safety barrierfollowing Dwight Gayle's 91st-minute goal at The John Smith's Stadium on 4th March.

Some Good News From Rafa Benitez

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There's some good news from Rafa Benitez this morning that Isaac Hayden should be back in training at Newcastle in a few days and there has to be a very good chance he will be fit for our next game at home to Wigan a week on Saturday. It will be a welcomereturn for Hayden [...]

Sir Les Explains The Poor Home Form Of Newcastle

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50 year-old former Newcastle striker Les Ferdinand has tried to explain why the home results this seasonhave been so poor for Newcastle. We have lost five of our 18 home games this season yet away from home we have lost only three of the 20 games played. The latest set-back at St. James' Park was [.

Newcastle Goalkeeper On Why Team Is So Successful

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Karl Darlow has been one of the pleasant surprises this season in that he has performed a lot better than we expected. Maybe it shouldn't be that much of a surprise, after he came in over the last eight games of last season when Rob Elliot was injured and performed so well for us and [...]

Former Striker – Rafa Has Done Fantastic Job At Newcastle

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Les Ferdinand has been visiting Newcastle and he has been interviewed in the Chronicle today. Les was part of that great Kevin Keegan side of the 1990s that thrilled not only Newcastle supporters but the rest of the football world in the way they played the game attacking other sides from the kick-off.

Another Player Now Doubtful For Wigan Game

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Another injury blow to Newcastle yesterday when Daryl Murphy returned to the club with a calf injury after he left the Republic of Ireland squad and he is now doubtful for the vital game against Wigan a week on Saturday at home. Daryl had been sent for a scan on the injury by the Ireland [...]

Good News – Players On The Mend At Newcastle

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After the disappointing draw at Birmingham last Saturday Rafa has more players injured with Grant Hanley the latest to pick up a knock and he's now back at Newcastle having withdrawn from the Scotland squad. Grant picked up the injury at Birmingham so it wasn't while he was training with Scotland and it's an ankle [.

Newcastle Player – Big Push Coming For Promotion

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Ayoze Perez had a decent game for us at Birmingham on Saturday in the disappointing 0-0 draw and hopefully the Spanish U21 International is in good form and can help us score some goals in the final 8 games of the season. Once things start up again on April 1st after the two week International [...]

Coaching

Fit Again Player Will Be Key To Newcastle’s Run-In

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Isaac Hayden has turned out to be a stellarbuy for Newcastle afterwe picked him up from Arsenal for a measly £2.5M this summer. Rafa traveled to north London to talk to the player in earlysummer and Isaac said after their two hour meeting he had already decided to join Newcastle so impressed was he [.

Rafa – To Be Manager Of Fantastic Newcastle Is A Great Privilege

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Rafa Benitez had been interviewed by the Chronicle again today in what they are calling Part 2 of their exclusive interview with the Newcastle manager let's hope there are parts 3 and 4 to come. Rafa has again given written responses to the questions posed by the Chronicle journalists and there are some good [.

What Went Wrong With Haris Vuckic?

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Newcastle have had some very good youngsters come through the YouthAcademy yet for onereason or another never make it to become a first team regular at the club. One player who has done that recently is Paul Dummett, who has become the regular left-back under Rafa Benitez. One player we had really high hopes for [.

The Rest

Newcastle Star Striker In The Goals Again

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Adam Armstrong scored the winner after 71 minutes yesterday as the England U20 side beat France 1-0 in the Four Nations Tournament and it was the Newcastle striker who wasthe danger-man for England throughout the game, according to reports. Early in the game Armstrong's free kick from theedgeof the box was right on target and [.

More Good News From Gallowgate Flags

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Gallowgate Flags organizer Alex Hurst has been interviewed in the Chronicle and he has revealed there will be more flags on display for the first time at the important game against Leeds United on Good Friday 14th April which will be televised. Gallowgate Flags have shown some great initiative this season in reviving [.

Fabulous Mitrovic Goal – Video For Overseas Fans

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Here's a video of Aleksandar Mitrovic's goal for Serbia last night in their 3-1 win at Georgia in World Cup qualifying Group D and it put Serbia 2-1 up. The video isn't great bit the goal is and the video seems to work around the world. Who says this lad cannot score goals? In the [...]

Rafa Calls On Magnificent Newcastle Fans To Be Even Better

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The Chronicle has conducted an exclusive question and answer with Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez today where the journalists submitted questions to the manager. Rafa has responded with written answers so in some cases he goes into some detail with his answers. The Newcastle fans have been magnificent this season in support of the team and [.

Who Will Be Newcastle’s Goalkeeper Next Season?

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It's going to be an interesting pre-season thissummer given that Newcastle have made it back to the Premier League, because a number of loan players will return and try to prove to Rafathey have a future at Newcastle. One of those players will be Tim Krul who will be fighting to get the number one [.