# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 8 February, 2017
Newcastle lead the way but a litany of sides are still immersed in the race towards top-flight football.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 27 August, 2016
Murphy could be replaced at Portman Road by another Irish striker.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 23 August, 2016
The Dubliner was particularly impressive last season with 15 goals and 11 assists.
# rafa-benitez - Friday 27 May, 2016
Which is the better way to hire a manager, asks Tommy Martin.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 25 May, 2016
The Spaniard could not prevent the Magpies dropping out of the Premier League this month.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 16 May, 2016
The Magpies romped to a stunning 5-1 win over Tottenham, but the former Real Madrid boss says he has yet to make a decision over his future at St James’ Park.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 23 April, 2016
Rafa Benitez was back at his old club as the Magpies looked to pull themselves out of the relegation zone.
# rafa-benitez - Friday 22 April, 2016
Klopp wants the former Reds boss to get the reception he deserves on Saturday.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 19 April, 2016
Manchester City went to Newcastle hoping to put seven points between them and fifth-place Manchester United.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 16 April, 2016
The Magpies ended a seven-game winless run with an invaluable win over Swansea.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 2 April, 2016
Aleksandar Mitrovic thought he had rescued a point for his side before Martin Olsson’s last-gasp winner.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 30 March, 2016
Cruciate injury will sideline Ireland keeper for several months.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 28 March, 2016
The Magpies are confident of top flight survival now that the former Real Madrid boss is in charge, according to the 26-year-old defender.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 14 March, 2016
A spectacular overhead kick from Shinji Okazaki helped Claudio Ranier’s men win.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 18 February, 2016
He was part of the broadcaster’s Champions League line-up last night.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 5 January, 2016
Benitez thanked everyone at the club for their help during his spell in charge.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 4 January, 2016
The ex-Liverpool and Chelsea coach leaves with the Spanish club just four points off the top of the table.
Meanwhile, Cian O’Connor has lost his appeal over the bizarre incident that cost Ireland Olympic qualification.
The French legend has replaced the former Liverpool coach in the role.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 30 December, 2015
The Colombian was replaced by Mateo Kovacic in the 58th minute.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 28 December, 2015
New year, new challenges, which managers will be under the spotlight in 2016?
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 8 December, 2015
Karim Benzema scored a hat-trick… and Ronaldo still found a way to overshadow him.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 5 October, 2015
From Graeme Souness to Brendan Rodgers, we rate each of the Anfield club’s modern-day coaches.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 15 September, 2015
The Liverpool legend gives his thoughts on Mario Balotelli, the 2010 England World Cup squad and more.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 29 August, 2015
The former Liverpool boss eventually opted to join Real Madrid to replace Carlo Ancelotti.
The 28-year-old former Holland international subsequently attempted to defend his behaviour.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 19 August, 2015
Rafa Benitez has backed the Wales international to shine this season after a difficult 2014-15 campaign.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 28 July, 2015
Don’t worry, Montserrat Seara was joking.
# rafa-benitez - Friday 17 July, 2015
The coach declined the opportunity to select a favourite.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 15 June, 2015
The Wales coach says the incoming Madrid boss must have been happy with the winger’s display against Belgium.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
There’s also a new radio show for Marty Morrissey and more developments in the Fifa corruption story.
Will he be gone within a year?
# rafa-benitez - Monday 25 May, 2015
“It has been a very hard decision… but Real Madrid is extremely demanding.”
The Chelsea captain lifted the trophy on Sunday, having featured throughout the clash with Sunderland
# rafa-benitez - Monday 4 May, 2015
The Chelsea captain threw a dig at his former coach Rafa Benitez.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
The two disagreed to an extent on the effectiveness of the style.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 6 September, 2014
Napoli have silenced suggestions that the coach has fallen out with the club’s president and insisted his absence is simply a holiday
# rafa-benitez - Friday 17 January, 2014
The club’s former coach also says Steven Gerrard’s role in their excellent season is being underappreciated.