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‘Meanwhile, the followers of the Cult of Rafa Benitez will continue to herald their departing leader as a tactical genius.’
Rafa Benitez appears to have an affinity for the supporters, city and club…but the blame game has to stop and the buck stops with him.
Rafa Benitez throws caution to the wind for once and shows what a good team Newcastle United are.
Rafa Benitez seemed to have little answer to United’s troubles and despite a marginal improvement in the second half, the malaise continued unabated.
Forget ‘glass half empty’ outlook and demands to splash out inflated fees on players who probably wouldn’t be an upgrade on current squad…
Nobody likes to admit that they’re wrong…but sticking to ‘Plan A’ when it isn’t working is nonsensical.
Rafa Benitez may have wanted to give him some game-time and the subsequent boost in confidence that a successful return to first-team action can bring, but…
If Coloccini isn’t fully committed to the cause then why would the rest of the squad feel they should be any different and put their own bodies on the line?
Steve Bruce says ‘I am never going to bullsh.t’ Newcastle United fans – A bit late for that…
Newcastle team v West Ham – This is how the starting 11 now looks for opening match
A week in Scarborough and I didn’t see a single Newcastle United shirt
20 players feature but no Joe Willock – Arsenal arrange short notice friendly against Millwall
Joey Barton up in court yet again – ‘Assault by beating’ his wife is the charge this time