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The Ultimate Newcastle United 1990s Quiz

Newcastle Quiz

Newcastle United have always been a bit of a basketcase but they were a formidable side in the first decade of the Premier League.  Their swashbuckling style of play, their scintillating attack and often disregard for defensive duties saw them win the respect of many football fans. Throughout the 1990s they had a squad littered with talent and they were …

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Quiz: Name The Last 10 Ireland Internationals To Play For Newcastle

Ireland Newcastle Quiz

In our latest football quiz, we want you to name the last 10 Republic of Ireland internationals who have donned the famous black and white stripes of Newcastle United.  There are currently two Ireland internationals involved with Steve Bruce’s side while over the years there have been some who enjoyed their time on Tyneside whereas others may want to forget …

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Newcastle United Reportedly Target Mauricio Pochettino To Be Club’s New Manager

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Newcastle United’s prospective new owners have reportedly targetted Mauricio Pochettino to take over as the club’s new manager. The Magpies on the verge of being sold by Mike Ashley to a Saudi-back consortium. Should the deal go through, Newcastle’s owners will be the wealthiest in world football. The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia is worth an estimated €294 billion …

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Quiz: Can You Name All These Different Newcastle Managers?

Newcastle Quiz

Newcastle United have had a hell of a lot of managers in the last 20 years.  Throughout the last two decades, the north-east club have gone from Premier League title contenders to mid-table mediocrity and frequent relegation battles. On the two occasions, they were relegated to the Championship, they were promoted back to England’s top-tier at the first attempt. However, …

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Quiz: Can You Name This Infamous Newcastle United XI?

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Can you name Newcastle United’s team from the day they were relegated from the Premier League in May 2009? The Magpies’ 16-year stay in the English top-flight was brought to an end on a beautiful summer’s day at Villa Park over a decade ago. Newcastle lost 1-0 to Martin O’Neill’s Aston Villa and dropped into the Championship after a disastrous …

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Steven Gerrard On Newcastle United Managerial Shortlist And He Should Consider The Offer

Newcastle have identified three targets. Steven Gerrard is on the shortlist to replace Rafa Benitez as the manager of Newcastle United, according to reports. Benitez will leave St James’ Park on June 30 when his contract expires after failing to agree on a new deal with the Magpies. Rangers manager Gerrard, who played under Benitez for five years at Liverpool, is …

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Rafa Benitez Emerges As Favourite For Celtic Job

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Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as manager of Scottish Premiership side Celtic ahead of the new season.  Benitez’ contract with Newcastle expires in the summer and despite supporters of the Toon Army demanding that the Spaniard continues as boss of the north-east club, the chances of a new contract seem to hinge …

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City Lose Ground On Leaders Liverpool With Shock Defeat To Newcastle

Manchester City’s Premier League title challenge was rocked by a stunning 2-1 defeat at Newcastle, while Manchester United’s late escape preserved Ole Gunner Solskjaer’s unbeaten start in a dramatic 2-2 draw with Burnley on Tuesday. City needed a win at St James’ Park to close the gap on leaders Liverpool to one point ahead of the Reds’ clash with Leicester …

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Benitez: Newcastle Need ‘Another Miracle’ To Stay Up

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Rafael Benitez believes it will be “another miracle” if his Newcastle side retain their Premier League status. The Spanish manager said finishing 10th last season was an extraordinary performance but added that would be matched simply by beating the drop this term given the fact that the Magpies’ relegation rivals had all outspent the north-east side in pre-season. Newcastle’s position …

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Mike Ashley Wants To Sell Newcastle Before January

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Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley said Monday he is planning on selling the club, by the end of December, after more than a decade of ownership. Speaking on Sky News, Ashley said he was hopeful a deal could be concluded before the end of the year. “I’d like it to be before the January transfer window. Not (in) exclusive (talks) …

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No Signings? No Problem For Spurs As Alli Sinks Newcastle

Dele Alli silenced the complaints about Tottenham’s lack of signings as the England midfielder sealed a 2-1 win at Newcastle in their Premier League opener on Saturday. Mauricio Pochettino’s side are the first club in the Premier League era not to make a single signing since the introduction of the pre-season transfer window. That low-key approach has frustrated Tottenham fans, …

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Walcott Downs Newcastle To Boost Under-Fire Allardyce

Theo Walcott did his best to boost Sam Allardyce’s approval rating as the Everton winger clinched a 1-0 win against Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday. Allardyce has been under fire for Everton’s dour style of play since he was hired in November and fans called for his dismissal following a draw at struggling Swansea City in their …

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