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Rafa Benitez Refuses To Be Drawn On Mike Ashley’s Words

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In his press conference, this afternoon for the game at Huddersfield Town on Sunday, Rafa would not be drawn about Mike Ashley's interview last week with Sky Sports. That's when he said [...]

Rafa Benitez Talks About The Threat Of Huddersfield Town

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Rafa Benitez had just given his press conference for the game at Huddersfield Town on early Sunday afternoon. Huddersfield did really well last Saturday when they easily beat Crystal Palace away 3-0 [...]

Newcastle Star – We’ll Keep An Even Keel This Season – Certainly No Panic

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Matt Ritchie has turned out to be a bargain buy for Newcastle from Bournemouth last summer, and like Dwight Gayle, he was willing to take a step down in the leagues to [...]

New Signing Joselu Bowled Over By Massive Newcastle Fan Support

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Yesterday was Newcastle's Open Day as they trained on the famous St. James' Park pitch in front of a crowd of 12,000 and new signing Joselu was just bowled over by the [...]

Can Newcastle Get Their First Win At Huddersfield?

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Newcastle again has the early afternoon game on Sunday, and it's out first away game against fellow promoted side Huddersfield Town. The Terriers got off to an excellent start to the season [...]

The BIG Question: Which Is Your Favourite Goal From 25 Years Of Premier League Football?

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Pies feel obliged to admit at this juncture that we've never really felt any special admiration for Dennis Bergkamp's goal against Newcastle in 2002: your newly-crowned 'Best Goal in the History of the Premier League'.

It's a nice enough goal, sure the turn is clinical, the touch superb, etc but as far as we're concerned (not very, truth be told) it's not even top-three material when it comes toBergkamp's personal highlight reel.

Dennis Bergkamp’s Dabizas-Slapping Pirouette Against Newcastle Voted Best Goal In 25 Years Of Premier League

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Dennis Bergkamp's classic twisty-turny pirouette against Newcastle in 2002 has been voted as the greatest goal ever scored in 25 years of Premier League football.

The vote was conducted by BBC Sport, who polled more than half a million fans to ascertain the finest goal scored since football began in 1992.

Our Man Of The Match – A Player Reborn On Tyneside

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25-year-old Christian Atsu, the Ghanaian International winger, made it very clear last season while he was on loan from Chelsea that he would like nothing better than to make his move to [...]

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 [...]

Newcastle At Full Strength Against Tottenham This Afternoon

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Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has just named his side for our first Premier League game of the season against Spurs this afternoon. Here's the team as put out on the Newcastle Twitter [...]

Rafa Benitez Explains Why He’s Still Confident And Will Stay At Newcastle

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Rafa has been interviewed in the Mail today, and he talks todayabout his being frustrated at the way things have gone for Newcastle in the summer transfer window not well. And [...]

Newcastle Fans Split On The Result Today Against Spurs

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It's hard to get much closer than a three way split at around33% for a win, 33% for a draw and 33% for a defeat but that's close to what the results [...]

Rafa Is Really Positive – He’s Prepared Us Well For Spurs

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No player has yet been broughtin this summer to challengePaul Dummett for the starting left-back position at Newcastle although we would hopethat Jesus Gamez can show some good form so he can [...]

Poll – How Will Newcastle Fare Against Tottenham?

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The last time we played Tottenham at home in the Premier League was a yearago last May when we took them apart 5-1. And even though we were down to 10 men [...]

Newcastle Captain Shows Leadership – Confident About Coming Season

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In the last two seasons,three north-east sides have been relegated, and two have been promoted. Last year Newcastle were relegated, and Middlesbrough was promoted, so we had the odd case of Newcastle [...]

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 [...]

Newcastle Target Still Available For Transfer – Will Rafa Make A Move For Him?

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Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is looking for a new goalkeeper and we have been linked with a number of them this summer but one we still seem to be interested in [...]

Newcastle Fans Split On Whether Signing Jack Wilshire At £20M Would Be A Good Deal

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In the article we wrote earlier today we were not too sure signing 25-year-old Arsenal playmakerJackWilshire for £20M from Arsenal was a good deal for the club. That seems a lot of [...]

It Was An Agonizing Week In May For This Newcastle Player

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When the seasonfinished in early May, Newcastle fans started to look forward to the coming transfer window, but it's been long and hard so far and without too much success. That can [...]

Report – Newcastle Unwilling To Pay Huge Transfer Fee For This Holding Midfielder

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Just when we thought we were going to get a very good defensive midfielder through the door in Benfica's 28 year-old Andreas Samaris, there is a report out today in the Shields [...]

Fans Deliver Their Verdict On Potential Tammy Abraham Signing

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It looks like Newcastle are very close to tying up the season long loan signing of Chelsea's 19 year-old striker Tammy Abraham. It's a very good signing in that we get a [...]

Rafa Wants To Sign This 22 Year-Old Defender This Summer

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In our poll of center-backs we have been linked with this year, our readers preferHarry Maguire of Hull and Michael Keane of Burnley in that order, with Ryan Shawcross of Stoke and [...]

Massive Majority Of Fans Don’t Think This Player Is Worth £10M

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We put out a poll yesterday asking if our readers thought Tom Ince was worth the £10M that's being reported Derby County want for their winger this summer. A massive 80% in [...]

Is This Player Worth £10M To Newcastle?

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We have been linked with Tom Ince for at least five years now and there are reports that Rafa Benitez wants to sign the 25 year-old former Liverpool trainee this summer. It [...]

The Surprise Two Center-Backs Newcastle Fans Want Next Season

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We put a poll out yesterday to gauge which center-backs our readers would like Rafa to bring in over the summer. Of course we are linked with lots of players as per [...]

Former Star On How Newcastle Will Fare Next Season

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Jermaine Jenas was brought in by Bobby Robson for £5M when Jermaine was just 18 in 2002 and he was then plying his trade at his home town club Nottingham Forest. Jermaine [...]

Former LIverpool Star – Newcastle Can Have Success With Rafa

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Former Liverpool striker Ian Rush thinks the team Newcastle had in the Championship last season is already good enough to survive in the Premier League, but with three or four new players [...]

Poll – Which Two Center-Backs Do You Want This Summer?

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Newcastlehave been linked with a number of center-backs this summer already and we'd like to get a sampling of which center-backs our readers like. We've identified seven center-backs we have been linked [...]

Poll – Which Two Center-Backs Do You Want This Summer?

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Newcastlehave been linked with a number of center-backs this summer already and we'd like to get a sampling of which center-backs our readers like. We've identified seven center-backs we have been linked [...]

Player Of The Season – 2nd Highest Percentage Ever – Previous 9 Winners

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Matt Ritchie has won the Player of the season by the second highest percentage ever. Only Sebastien Bassong back in 2009 had a higher percentage at 67.9 and he left us for Tottenham for £8M that year after we had been relegated 30 year-old Bassong now plays for Norwich City. Matt Ritchie had a [...]

There’s No Doubt Who Our Player Of The Season Is

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With the votes rolling in for our annual Player of the Season poll there's simply no doubt early in the voting who will win the poll. Matt Ritchie is wayout in the leadwith close to 60% of the vote with the next in line being Jonjo Shelvey with 15% followed by Ciaran Clark on 10% [...]

Who Was Newcastle’s Player Of The Season?

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It's that time of year after the terrific 3-0 win over Barnsley yesterday and all the celebrations for winning the Championship title by pipping Brighton that we start to think who was our best player for what could be a very important season in the turnaround of Newcastle United under the leadership of Rafa Benitez.

Our Man Of The Match Just Had His Best Season At The Club

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Ayoze Perez had another good game for Newcastle yesterday and scored a superb first goal when he back-heeled the ball into the net reminiscent of his famous goal at West Brom back in November, 2014. This lad has all the skills and we are hoping that his compatriot Rafa Benitezcan bring out the best [.

Gentleman Chris Hughton Shows His Class Again

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It all turned out well for Newcastle United yesterday on the very last day of the season and we obviously had the Gods on our side. With Newcastle winning the game at home to Barnsley with a third goal from Dwight Gayle in stoppage time to make it 3-0 and Brighton winning their game 1-0 [...]

Ambitious Benitez Wants Competitive Team For Premier League

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There's a Rafa Benitez interview earlier today in ChronicleLive that we thought we would hold back until after the game this afternoon and it's a measured and down to earth Rafa Benitez who says he is realistic but ambitious aboutNewcastle United in the future. And with owner Mike at the game today it could be [.

Rafa Clear On The Premier League Team He’ll Build This Summer

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Rafa built a whole new team that could get promoted last season at the first time of asking from the Championship and he knew exactly what he wanted principally players with Championship experience but some who had also shown they can play in the Premier League. And Rafa knows exactly the players he wants [.

How Rafa Has Clearly Improved As A Manager At Newcastle

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When we saw the press conference with Rafa yesterday we had to watch it a couple of times it was so positive. It seems Rafa is ready to try to get the best deal he can from owner Mike Ashley when he meets with him, hopefully early next week. But Rafa seems to have learned [...]

Newcastle To Sign Off Against Barnsley With Three Successive Wins?

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The best thing we can hope for tomorrow is our lads put in a good performance at St. James' Park tomorrow afternoon in front of a soldout and delighted Newcastle crowd to sign off from the Championship with 3 wins in a row. If Aston Villa and Geordie Steve Bruce then oblige and either beat [...]

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POLL: Which goalkeeper should play in the final?

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Jose Mourinho has claimed that Sergio Romero will play ahead of David de Gea in the Europa League final. Is that the right decision?

Colback, Perez, Gouffran And Mitrovic Start Against Barnsley

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Rafa has just announced his team for the final game of the Championship seasonthis afternoon at St. James' Park against Barnsley. TEAM NEWS: Here's how Newcastle United will line up against @bfc_official this lunchtime (kick-off 12pm BST). #NUFC pic.twitter.com/qoTpjlKgCq — Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) May 7, 2017 The two center-backs are Isaac Hayden and Chancel [.