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HITC Sport
Will this player get another chance for Newcastle on Wednesday?the team, with the likes of Hayden, Jonjo Shelvey and Jack Colback all ahead of
Will this player get another chance for Newcastle on Wednesday?
HITC Sport / Posted 5 hours ago
the team, with the likes of Hayden, Jonjo Shelvey and Jack Colback all ahead of him in the pecking order. However, manager Rafael Benitez chose to throw Tiote a lifeline in the game against Aston Villa as he brought the midfielder on for the... Read more
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sportsmole
Benitez: 'Newcastle let Villa back in'Newcastle United coach Rafael Benitez has revealed his frustration at his side'
Benitez: 'Newcastle let Villa back in'
sportsmole / Posted 21 hours ago
Newcastle United coach Rafael Benitez has revealed his frustration at his side's inability to kill off the game following the club's 1-1 draw with Aston Villa in the Championship. A dominant first-half showing from the Magpies saw them take the lead... Read more
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HITC Sport
Confirmed Aston Villa v Newcastle line- Adomah makes first start, Clark returnsat home to Wolves last weekend, and they must now respond to keep in touch with
Confirmed Aston Villa v Newcastle line- Adomah makes first start, Clark returns
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
at home to Wolves last weekend, and they must now respond to keep in touch with the automatic promotion places. Manager Rafael Benitez has handed a start to defender Ciaran Clark, who joined the club from Villa over the summer, meaning he makes... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa v Newcastle United LIVE: Coverage from Villa ParkTHAT a beard, Jedinak? THIS is a beard. Hopefully my facial fuzz won’t distrac
Aston Villa v Newcastle United LIVE: Coverage from Villa Park
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
THAT a beard, Jedinak? THIS is a beard. Hopefully my facial fuzz won’t distract you from my views on Jack Grealish below. Rafael Benitez has revealed that he will only tell his Newcastle United side who will be starting 90 minutes before kick-off... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle's defeat to Wolves makes their Villa Park trip a MUST-winagain in the league cup he was selected and scored a peach of a goal. Matt Rit
Newcastle's defeat to Wolves makes their Villa Park trip a MUST-win
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
again in the league cup he was selected and scored a peach of a goal. Matt Ritchie, Grant Hanley and Ayoze Perez speak to Rafael Benitez Gouffran simply has to be on from the kick off this afternoon regardless of any shuffling Rafa has planned as... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle United news RECAP: Rafa Benitez press conference at 1pm - here's what he saidwith the exception of Rolando Aarons and Rob Elliot. Rafa Benitez overseeing t
Newcastle United news RECAP: Rafa Benitez press conference at 1pm - here's what he said
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
with the exception of Rolando Aarons and Rob Elliot. Rafa Benitez overseeing training today. Newcastle United's Manager Rafael Benitez during Newcastle United Training Session at The Newcastle United Training Centre Cheick Tiote is still here.... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Wenger looks for discipline2011. Andre Villas-Boas was the Blues boss at the time and since then Wenger h
Wenger looks for discipline
Sport in a storm / Posted yesterday
2011. Andre Villas-Boas was the Blues boss at the time and since then Wenger has come up against Roberto Di Matteo, Rafael Benitez, Jose Mourinho and Guus Hiddink. Last season, Arsenal ended the 2-0 defeat to Mourinho's side at Stamford... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle United could be on the brink of something special - which is why unity is keyfeeling lasted for a while – was that the manager was never really part of the
Newcastle United could be on the brink of something special - which is why unity is key
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
feeling lasted for a while – was that the manager was never really part of the conversation. Newcastle United's Manager Rafael Benitez gestures from the sidelines It was that way for seven years and further revelations in the book – not least... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rafa Benitez warns nobody in the Championship to take anything for granted this seasonan easy competition.” Newcastle United's Yoan Gouffran celebrates scoring his
Rafa Benitez warns nobody in the Championship to take anything for granted this season
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
an easy competition.” Newcastle United's Yoan Gouffran celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with manager Rafael Benitez during the EFL Cup, Third Round match at St James' Park, Newcastle. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date:... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jose Mourinho didn't like it at Real Madrid... they lacked team spiritfrom JOSE MOURINHO: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL by Robert Beasley, published by Micha
Jose Mourinho didn't like it at Real Madrid... they lacked team spirit
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
from JOSE MOURINHO: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL by Robert Beasley, published by Michael O’Mara on September 29 at £16.99 When Rafael Benitez got the Madrid job in 2015 it was an appointment that amazed Jose. He emailed me: ‘No way (will Benitez get... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger calls for cold-blooded defence against Chelsea2011. Andre Villas-Boas was the Blues boss at the time and since then Wenger h
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger calls for cold-blooded defence against Chelsea
Football.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
2011. Andre Villas-Boas was the Blues boss at the time and since then Wenger has come up against Roberto Di Matteo, Rafael Benitez, Jose Mourinho and Guus Hiddink. Last season, Arsenal ended the 2-0 defeat to Mourinho's side at Stamford... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Wenger demands Arsenal to be 'cold blooded' against Costa2011. Andre Villas-Boas was the Blues boss at the time and since then Wenger h
Wenger demands Arsenal to be 'cold blooded' against Costa
TEAMTalk / Posted 2 days ago
2011. Andre Villas-Boas was the Blues boss at the time and since then Wenger has come up against Roberto Di Matteo, Rafael Benitez, Jose Mourinho and Guus Hiddink. Last season, Arsenal ended the 2-0 defeat to Mourinho’s side at Stamford... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rafa Benitez press conference at 1pm - here's what he saidRafa Benitez overseeing training Rafa Benitez overseeing training today. Newc
Rafa Benitez press conference at 1pm - here's what he said
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Rafa Benitez overseeing training Rafa Benitez overseeing training today. Newcastle United's Manager Rafael Benitez during Newcastle United Training Session at The Newcastle United Training Centre Cheick Tiote is still here. Training today. Cheick... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jose Mourinho nearly got the Liverpool job, but how would he have done?in the summer of 2004, when the Reds got rid of Gerard Houllier, it appeared to
Jose Mourinho nearly got the Liverpool job, but how would he have done?
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
in the summer of 2004, when the Reds got rid of Gerard Houllier, it appeared to be a straight fight between Mourinho and Rafael Benitez for the Anfield hotseat. They went with Benitez, and the rest, as they often like to say at Liverpool, is... Read more
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HITC Sport
Liverpool assistant slams his sacking by European giants, saying it is "not fair"by the club in less than four years. And the highly-rated coach, who won the C
Liverpool assistant slams his sacking by European giants, saying it is "not fair"
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
by the club in less than four years. And the highly-rated coach, who won the Champions League with Liverpool alongside Rafael Benitez in 2005, believes Valencia’s management have made a mistake in showing him the door so early in to the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Mo Diame on the magnitude of Newcastle's game with Aston Villalast league outing, a defeat they avenged against the same opposition in the EF
Mo Diame on the magnitude of Newcastle's game with Aston Villa
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
last league outing, a defeat they avenged against the same opposition in the EFL Cup in midweek. Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez shakes the hand of Wolves manager Walter Zenga It's interesting that Diame says it'd be a reminder of playing... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Liverpool hero Murphy: Mourinho was desperate for Anfield jobMurphy revealed on talkSPORT that Mourinho could've landed the Reds job ahead o
Liverpool hero Murphy: Mourinho was desperate for Anfield job
tribalfootball.com / Posted 2 days ago
Murphy revealed on talkSPORT that Mourinho could've landed the Reds job ahead of Rafa Benitez. "When Rafael Benitez joined Liverpool, the job stood between him and Mourinho. I know this is a fact. "Mourinho really wanted the job. "But Liverpool... Read more
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Goal.com
Real Madrid players respect Zidanestill my assistant and I think that's the key to his success," Ancelotti told
Real Madrid players respect Zidane
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
still my assistant and I think that's the key to his success," Ancelotti told L'Equipe . "The players had problems with [Rafael] Benitez and then everything changed when Zizou came in. The players are all fully behind him. "He has studied a lot... Read more
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HITC Sport
The Newcastle and Aston Villa forwards with the weight of promotion on their shoulders13 goals in 29 games persuaded Crystal Palace to sign him. However, a lack of g
The Newcastle and Aston Villa forwards with the weight of promotion on their shoulders
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
13 goals in 29 games persuaded Crystal Palace to sign him. However, a lack of games in South London opened the door for Rafael Benitez to secure his service. For McCormack he's the go to man for a young Villa side with bundles of potential who... Read more
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HITC Sport
Danny Murphy explains why he was gutted Jose Mourinho did not take Liverpool jobto Charlton Athletic, where he spent two seasons before signing with Tottenham
Danny Murphy explains why he was gutted Jose Mourinho did not take Liverpool job
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
to Charlton Athletic, where he spent two seasons before signing with Tottenham Hotspur, before spells with Fulham and then Blackburn Rovers. Liverpool Manager Rafael Benitez and Steven Gerrard celebrate winning the Champions League with the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Daryl Murphy feeling benefit of taking his time but now he wants to get going at Newcastle UnitedNow the 33-year-old is just hoping he does not have to wait as long for his sec
Daryl Murphy feeling benefit of taking his time but now he wants to get going at Newcastle United
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Now the 33-year-old is just hoping he does not have to wait as long for his second appearance. Not that Murphy is naive. Rafael Benitez bought him precisely because in Championship terms, he is the exact opposite. When it comes to this most... Read more
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Goal.com
Former Reds defender Josemi retiresThe Spaniard, who was part of the Reds side which won the Champions League in 2
Former Reds defender Josemi retires
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Spaniard, who was part of the Reds side which won the Champions League in 2005 under Rafael Benitez, has announced he has decided to hang up his boots at the age of 36 Former Liverpool, Malaga and Villarreal defender Josemi has announced his... Read more
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sportsmole
Murphy: 'Mourinho disappointed by Liverpool snub'of Manchester United, was said to be in the running for the position at Anfield
Murphy: 'Mourinho disappointed by Liverpool snub'
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
of Manchester United, was said to be in the running for the position at Anfield, but the Merseyside club opted to hire Rafael Benitez. Instead, Mourinho was snapped up by Chelsea and went on to win three Premier League titles, three League... Read more
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soccernews
Former Liverpool defender Josemi retireswho began his career with Malaga and was a key part of the 2002 Intertoto Cup-w
Former Liverpool defender Josemi retires
soccernews / Posted 2 days ago
who began his career with Malaga and was a key part of the 2002 Intertoto Cup-winning side, was signed by Rafael Benitez shortly after he became Liverpool manager in 2004. He won the Champions League and UEFA Super Cup in 2005... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Liverpool passed on Mourinho - MurphyMurphy has claimed Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was "massively disap
Liverpool passed on Mourinho - Murphy
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
Murphy has claimed Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was "massively disappointed" when Liverpool decided to appoint Rafael Benitez instead of him. The Portuguese boss was in the running to be Gerard Houllier's successor at Anfield in the... Read more
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Soccer Way
Former Liverpool defender Josemi retiresalways." Josemi, who began his career with Malaga and was a key part of the 20
Former Liverpool defender Josemi retires
Soccer Way / Posted 3 days ago
always." Josemi, who began his career with Malaga and was a key part of the 2002 Intertoto Cup-winning side, was signed by Rafael Benitez shortly after he became Liverpool manager in 2004. He won the Champions League and UEFA Super Cup in 2005... Read more
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chroniclelive
How to build a winning team: What other sports can learn from Newcastle EaglesTo then create another is harder still. Much of the way Flournoy sets about pu
How to build a winning team: What other sports can learn from Newcastle Eagles
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
To then create another is harder still. Much of the way Flournoy sets about putting a team together is just as relevant to Rafael Benitez, Dean Richards or Jon Lewis. Flournoy kept the team together for another campaign – no mean feat in the BBL,... Read more
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International Business Times
Jose Mourinho wanted Liverpool job 'massively' before ChelseaUnited boss was heavily linked with a move to Anfield immediately prior to winn
Jose Mourinho wanted Liverpool job 'massively' before Chelsea
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
United boss was heavily linked with a move to Anfield immediately prior to winning the Champions League with FC Porto but Rafael Benitez was eventually appointed ahead of the Portuguese coach. The Guardian understood the Reds were pursuing... Read more
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forzaitalianfootball
Leonardo keen to make return as coach2009 after Carlo Ancelotti left for Chelsea, but he joined arch-rivals Inter ju
Leonardo keen to make return as coach
forzaitalianfootball / Posted 3 days ago
2009 after Carlo Ancelotti left for Chelsea, but he joined arch-rivals Inter just a year later following the departure of Rafael Benitez, and he stayed with the Nerazzurri until 2011. “I think I will be back soon in the football world,” Leonardo... Read more
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soccernews
Real Madrid miss out on record but how do Zidane´s men compare with LaLiga´s finest?a new LaLiga mark was a rare hiccup in Zidane’s coaching career at Madrid. The
Real Madrid miss out on record but how do Zidane´s men compare with LaLiga´s finest?
soccernews / Posted 3 days ago
a new LaLiga mark was a rare hiccup in Zidane’s coaching career at Madrid. The Frenchman took over in January from Rafael Benitez and led the team to 12 straight wins to finish just a point behind Barcelona in last season’s title race... Read more
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soccernews
Real Madrid players respect Zidane - Ancelottistill my assistant and I think that’s the key to his success,” Ancelotti told L
Real Madrid players respect Zidane - Ancelotti
soccernews / Posted 3 days ago
still my assistant and I think that’s the key to his success,” Ancelotti told L’Equipe. “The players had problems with [Rafael] Benitez and then everything changed when Zizou came in. The players are all fully behind him. “He has studied a lot... Read more
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Soccer Way
Real Madrid players respect Zidane - Ancelottistill my assistant and I think that's the key to his success," Ancelotti told L
Real Madrid players respect Zidane - Ancelotti
Soccer Way / Posted 3 days ago
still my assistant and I think that's the key to his success," Ancelotti told L'Equipe. "The players had problems with [Rafael] Benitez and then everything changed when Zizou came in. The players are all fully behind him. "He has studied a lot... Read more
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Soccer Way
Real Madrid miss out on record but how do Zidane´s men compare with LaLiga´s finest?a new LaLiga mark was a rare hiccup in Zidane's coaching career at Madrid. The
Real Madrid miss out on record but how do Zidane´s men compare with LaLiga´s finest?
Soccer Way / Posted 3 days ago
a new LaLiga mark was a rare hiccup in Zidane's coaching career at Madrid. The Frenchman took over in January from Rafael Benitez and led the team to 12 straight wins to finish just a point behind Barcelona in last season's title race... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Mourinho had heart set on Liverpool job, claims ex-playerbut instead ended up going to Chelsea. The Portuguese was one of the favourite
Mourinho had heart set on Liverpool job, claims ex-player
TEAMTalk / Posted 3 days ago
but instead ended up going to Chelsea. The Portuguese was one of the favourites for the post, with Martin O’Neill and Rafael Benitez also in the running, with the latter, of course, taking charge at Anfield and leading the club to the... Read more
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Football365
'Mourinho wanted Liverpool job,' says ex-player2004 after Gerard Houllier was sacked. The Portuguese was one of the favourite
'Mourinho wanted Liverpool job,' says ex-player
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
2004 after Gerard Houllier was sacked. The Portuguese was one of the favourites for the post, alongside Martin O’Neill and Rafael Benitez. The latter of that trio would eventually be appointed, with Benitez moving from Valencia to take... Read more
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HITC Sport
Ciaran Clark opens up about Aston Villa exitThe 26-year-old quit Aston Villa for Newcastle United after Magpies boss Rafael
Ciaran Clark opens up about Aston Villa exit
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
The 26-year-old quit Aston Villa for Newcastle United after Magpies boss Rafael Benitez activated his £5 million release clause. Clark, a Republic of Ireland defender, had been on Villa's books for no fewer than 16 years, but he could face his... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rafa Benitez plotting Aston Villa revenge mission - more team changes expected- when Aston Villa are the opponents. There is a Press Conference tomorrow at 1
Rafa Benitez plotting Aston Villa revenge mission - more team changes expected
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
- when Aston Villa are the opponents. There is a Press Conference tomorrow at 1pm in which we might hear a bit more from Benitez on his plans for that game. Newcastle UnitedNewcastle United's manager Rafael Benitez gestures from th... Read more
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HITC Sport
Roberto Di Matteo wanted Ciaran Clark stayeight Championship games so far. He could also come up against his former club
Roberto Di Matteo wanted Ciaran Clark stay
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
eight Championship games so far. He could also come up against his former club this weekend as Aston Villa square off with Rafael Benitez's boys. But the report goes on to claim that Clark - who had been at Aston Villa for 16 years - did not take... Read more
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HITC Sport
Incredible stat shows why Newcastle cannot drop GouffranThe French midfielder has had a new lease of life this season under Rafael Beni
Incredible stat shows why Newcastle cannot drop Gouffran
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
The French midfielder has had a new lease of life this season under Rafael Benitez. Before the start of the season, many fans expected Yoan Gouffran to be one of the players that would leave Newcastle United during the transfer window. Instead, the... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa vs Newcastle: A comparison between the CL winning managersbefore arriving at Villa Park this summer, Benitez has flourished since departi
Villa vs Newcastle: A comparison between the CL winning managers
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
before arriving at Villa Park this summer, Benitez has flourished since departing West London. Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez The Spaniard did remarkably well with Napoli in Serie A before landing the job of his dreams at Real... Read more
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Goal.com
Voro Gonzalez: Valencia must move on from Ayestaranwas terminated on Tuesday after Valencia lost their opening four matches of the
Voro Gonzalez: Valencia must move on from Ayestaran
Goal.com / Posted 4 days ago
was terminated on Tuesday after Valencia lost their opening four matches of the league campaign. A former assistant to Rafael Benitez at Mestalla and at Liverpool, Ayestaran faced the media on Wednesday and described the decision to sack him as... Read more
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soccernews
´Football is treacherous´ - Voro looking to future with Valenciawas terminated on Tuesday, after Valencia lost their opening four matches of th
´Football is treacherous´ - Voro looking to future with Valencia
soccernews / Posted 4 days ago
was terminated on Tuesday, after Valencia lost their opening four matches of the league campaign. A former assistant to Rafael Benitez at Mestalla and at Liverpool, Ayestaran faced the media on Wednesday and described the decision to sack him as... Read more
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Soccer Way
´Football is treacherous´ - Voro looking to future with Valenciawas terminated on Tuesday, after Valencia lost their opening four matches of th
´Football is treacherous´ - Voro looking to future with Valencia
Soccer Way / Posted 4 days ago
was terminated on Tuesday, after Valencia lost their opening four matches of the league campaign. A former assistant to Rafael Benitez at Mestalla and at Liverpool, Ayestaran faced the media on Wednesday and described the decision to sack him as... Read more
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HITC Sport
Why Aston Villa v Newcastle has mattered so much more since 2009late last season. Yet again, the Magpies travelled to Villa Park aiming for Pr
Why Aston Villa v Newcastle has mattered so much more since 2009
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
late last season. Yet again, the Magpies travelled to Villa Park aiming for Premier League survival, this time with Rafael Benitez at the helm. Despite sitting rock bottom of the Premier League with one of the worst teams ever to grace... Read more
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chroniclelive
Daryl Murphy will never be a Gallowgate Galactico but he can get best out of Newcastle Unitedlooked much more like the player Newcastle paid Hull City for. There were lots
Daryl Murphy will never be a Gallowgate Galactico but he can get best out of Newcastle United
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
looked much more like the player Newcastle paid Hull City for. There were lots of factors, some of which Diame and Rafael Benitez will probably never work out. Sometimes you just have good days at work and sometimes you have bad ones. But... Read more
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birminghammail
Wolves boss less than impressed with teams performanceup the game. Read More “But unfortunately, we didn’t score and the game was i
Wolves boss less than impressed with teams performance
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
up the game. Read More “But unfortunately, we didn’t score and the game was in the hands of the home team.” Meanwhile, Rafael Benitez was happy to see Yoan Gouffran reaping the rewards of his hard work. The Spaniard said: “I am really pleased... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Reds blow in pursuit of Napoli star?wanted to pair Barton with Steven Gerrard in midfield, but then Liverpool ditch
Reds blow in pursuit of Napoli star?
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
wanted to pair Barton with Steven Gerrard in midfield, but then Liverpool ditched the French boss in favour of Rafael Benitez. Barton writes: "Had things panned out differently, I could have made the obsessive debate about the mutual... Read more
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HITC Sport
Newcastle fans react to Vurnon Anita's Holland call#nufc Well done Vurnon Anita. Chuffed for him. Vurnon Anita called up for Hol
Newcastle fans react to Vurnon Anita's Holland call
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
#nufc Well done Vurnon Anita. Chuffed for him. Vurnon Anita called up for Holland's games against France & Belarus. Who would've thought!? #NUFC Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez speaks to Newcastle United's Vurnon Anita after he is sent... Read more
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New Kerala
Valencia fire coach - newkerala.com #121622wish him and his team the best of luck for the future," the organisation said i
Valencia fire coach - newkerala.com #121622
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
wish him and his team the best of luck for the future," the organisation said in a statement. Ayestaran was previously an assistant coach at Valencia in 2001-04 under manager Rafael Benitez, who guided the side to two La Liga titles and a UEFA... Read more
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HITC Sport
Newcastle's EFL Cup hits and misses; Ritchie, Diame and Murphy featurewhich led to the opening goal. So it wasn't a bad performance, but just wasn't
Newcastle's EFL Cup hits and misses; Ritchie, Diame and Murphy feature
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
which led to the opening goal. So it wasn't a bad performance, but just wasn't enough for him to stake a decent claim to start on Saturday. Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez shakes the hand of Wolves manager Walter Zenga before... Read more
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