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Rafael Benitez

Born: April 16, 1960 (age 58)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Madrid, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Manager
Rafael Benitez
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Career History
Managerial1993-1995Real Madrid Castilla
1995-1996Real Valladolid
1996Osasuna
2000-2001Tenerife
2001-2004Valencia
2004-2010Liverpool
2010Inter Milan
2012-2013Chelsea
2013-2015Napoli
2015-2016Real Madrid
2016-Newcastle United
Sports Mole has 2,895 articles about Rafael Benitez. Articles 1 to 40:
Newcastle United's Javier Manquillo receives treatment from medical staff after sustaining an injury during the match against Cardiff City on August 18, 2018
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: "Too many things went against us"
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez says that he has no complaints about the workrate of his players, having held Cardiff City to a 0-0 draw despite a man disadvantage.
15:14
Cardiff City's Neil Etheridge makes a save from Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez on August 18, 2018
Result: Cardiff held to goalless draw by 10-man Newcastle United
Ten-man Newcastle United miss a 96th-minute penalty as Cardiff City hold on for a goalless draw to get off the mark for the 2018-19 Premier League season.
14:29
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Team News: Rafael Benitez keeps Newcastle United summer signings on bench
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez decides to keep the majority of his summer signings on the bench for the Premier League fixture at Cardiff City.
Aug 18, 11:34
Cardiff City's Neil Etheridge makes a save from Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez on August 18, 2018
Live Commentary: Cardiff City 0-0 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive the goalless draw between Cardiff City and Newcastle United as the 10-man Magpies miss a 96th-minute penalty in South Wales.
Aug 18, 11:30
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Matt Ritchie: 'Rafael Benitez is happy at Newcastle United'
Newcastle United winger Matt Ritchie insists that manager Rafael Benitez is "happy and upbeat" at the club despite seemingly being at loggerheads with owner Mike Ashley.
Aug 17, 22:53
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock watches on during his side's 2-0 defeat to Bournemouth in the Premier League on August 11, 2018
Neil Warnock: 'Criticism of Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is hot air'
Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock claims that criticism of Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is a bit of "hot air".
Aug 17, 12:46
Mike Ashley pictured in June 2016
Dennis Wise defends Mike Ashley's stance over Newcastle United transfer business
Former executive director Dennis Wise says that he 'does not see a problem' with how Newcastle United go about their business in the transfer market.
Aug 13, 12:55
Mauricio Pochettino points at Tottenham Hotspur fans on May 13, 2018
Mauricio Pochettino: 'I am proud of my players'
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino declares himself "proud" of the way that his players held on for victory against Newcastle United.
Aug 11, 15:07
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Rafael Benitez: 'Newcastle United deserved a draw'
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez insists that his side deserved "at least a draw" from their Premier League opener against Tottenham Hotspur.
Aug 11, 14:59
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane in action during the Premier League clash with Leicester City at Wembley on May 13, 2018
Team News: Harry Kane starts for Tottenham Hotspur against Newcastle United
Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane is handed a start for the club's Premier League opener with Newcastle United.
Aug 11, 11:33
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli celebrates with Harry Kane and Eric Dier after scoring in their Premier League clash with Newcastle United on August 11, 2018
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Tottenham's 2-1 victory over Newcastle United, as the visitors kicked off their campaign in winning style.
Aug 11, 11:30
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Newcastle United 'missed out on Ragnar Klavan signing'
Rafael Benitez reportedly wanted to sign Ragnar Klavan and Erik Pieters on transfer deadline day, only to be informed that they did not fit club criteria for new players.
Aug 10, 19:53
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Newcastle United respond to criticism over transfers
Newcastle United issue a statement in response to criticism from supporters regarding the club's ambition in the transfer market this summer.
Aug 10, 17:18
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'Tottenham Hotspur remain one of the best'
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez says that Tottenham Hotspur remain one of the best clubs in the Premier League, despite failing to make any summer signings.
Aug 10, 16:52
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'I am calm over signings'
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez says that he remains "really calm" over the club's efforts in the transfer market, despite failing to secure each of his targets.
Aug 10, 15:53
Mauricio Pochettino points at Tottenham Hotspur fans on May 13, 2018
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Newcastle United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full preview of Newcastle United's opening Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur.
Aug 10, 12:57
Swansea City's Federico Fernandez looks dejected after the match against Bournemouth on May 5, 2018
Federico Fernandez 'set for Newcastle United medical'
Swansea City centre-back Federico Fernandez is reportedly set for a medical ahead of his proposed move to Newcastle United after the two clubs agreed a fee of around £6m.
Aug 9, 13:57
Marlon in action for Barcelona with Roma's Edin Dzeko in pre-season on July 31, 2018
Newcastle United 'want loan deal for Marlon Santos'
Newcastle United are reportedly interested in bringing Barcelona defender Marlon Santos to Tyneside on a season-long loan deal.
Aug 9, 09:32
Florian Lejeune in action for Newcastle United on May 9, 2018
Newcastle United confirm Florian Lejeune knee surgery
Newcastle United confirm that Florian Lejeune has undergone successful knee surgery to repair a tear of his anterior cruciate ligament sustained during training.
Aug 8, 19:54
Swansea City's Federico Fernandez looks dejected after the match against Bournemouth on May 5, 2018
Swansea City demand £10m from Newcastle United for Federico Fernandez?
Newcastle United will miss out on the signing of Federico Fernandez as Swansea City are holding out for a £10m offer, according to a report.
Aug 8, 18:32
Mike Ashley pictured in June 2016
Mike Ashley defends Newcastle investment
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley defends his stewardship of the club in a letter sent to the government last week.
Aug 7, 12:12
Newcastle United's Dwight Gayle celebrates scoring against Chelsea on May 13, 2018
Report: Dwight Gayle agrees West Bromwich Albion loan switch
A report suggests that Dwight Gayle is close to joining West Bromwich Albion on a season's loan from Newcastle United.
Aug 6, 13:47
West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon in action during a Premier League clash with Liverpool in April 2018
Newcastle United 'to complete Salomon Rondon deal on Monday'
A report claims that Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon will complete his move from West Bromwich Albion to Newcastle United before the end of Monday.
Aug 5, 20:10
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Rafael Benitez unhappy Newcastle United "looking to just survive every year"
Rafael Benitez criticises Newcastle United's transfer activity by stating that he will not accept a club "looking to just survive every year".
Aug 5, 11:58
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Result: Newcastle United beaten by Augsburg in final pre-season friendly
Michael Gregoritsch's header just after the hour mark earns Augsburg a 1-0 win over Newcastle United at St James' Park.
Aug 4, 16:50
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Newcastle United linked with Lyon starlet Myziane Maolida
A report claims that Lyon youngster Myziane Maolida is wanted by Newcastle United, with discussions between the two clubs currently ongoing.
Aug 3, 17:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Newcastle United keen to sign Paris Saint-Germain youngster Stanley N'Soki?
Newcastle United are reportedly looking to push through a deal for Paris Saint-Germain youngster Stanley N'Soki.
Aug 2, 17:22
Japan's Yoshinori Muto reacts during the match against Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Newcastle United sign Japan forward Yoshinori Muto
Newcastle United complete the signing of Japan forward Yoshinori Muto from Mainz 05 on a four-year contract.
Aug 2, 14:33
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Rafael Benitez: 'Things aren't good at Newcastle United'
Manager Rafael Benitez says that "things are not going well off the pitch" at Newcastle United with just over a week remaining of the summer transfer window.
Aug 2, 10:56
Ciaran Clark and Xadas in action during the pre-season friendly between Braga and Newcastle United on August 1, 2018
Result: Newcastle United lose heavily to Braga in Portugal
Newcastle United continue their preparations for the 2018-19 campaign with a 4-0 defeat to Braga in Portugal.
Aug 1, 21:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Newcastle United consider bid for Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico?
Newcastle United are reportedly considering an approach for Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico, who has just represented Argentina at the World Cup.
Jul 31, 18:58
Florian Lejeune in action for Newcastle United on May 9, 2018
Newcastle United defender Florian Lejeune set for cruciate ligament operation
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reveals that French defender Florian Lejeune has damaged his cruciate ligament and faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Jul 29, 10:58
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Result: Newcastle United play out stalemate against Porto
Newcastle United hold Portuguese champions Porto to a goalless draw in Saturday's pre-season friendly at the Estadio do Dragao.
Jul 28, 22:03
football pitch and stadium
Jonjo Shelvey: 'Newcastle United need to fight together'
Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey insists that his teammates must "fight together" if they are to improve on last season's 10th-place Premier League finish.
Jul 28, 10:43
Jamaal Lascelles in action for Newcastle United on April 15, 2018
Leicester City considering £35m bid for Newcastle United's Jamaal Lascelles?
Leicester City will reportedly consider selling Harry Maguire to Manchester United if they can sign Jamaal Lascelles from Newcastle United.
Jul 28, 09:09
Newcastle United's Isaac Hayden on July 24, 2018
Isaac Hayden reiterates desire to leave Newcastle United
Newcastle United midfielder Isaac Hayden insists that there "was no other alternative" but to hand in a transfer request, as he reaffirms his desire to leave the club.
Jul 27, 16:59
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Newcastle United, RB Leipzig 'in for Bristol City's Joe Bryan'
Both Newcastle United and RB Leipzig are reportedly targeting young Bristol City starlet Joe Bryan.
Jul 27, 13:36
Matz Sels in action for Anderlecht in the Champions League on November 22, 2017
Matz Sels departs Newcastle United for Strasbourg
Newcastle United goalkeeper Matz Sels completes a move to Ligue 1 side Strasbourg .
Jul 27, 12:00
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Newcastle United bring in Swiss defender Fabian Schar
Newcastle United complete the capture of Fabian Schar from Deportivo La Coruna - their fourth signing of the summer transfer window.
Jul 26, 11:16
Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Rafael Benitez opens up on Newcastle United's transfer plans
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez insists that he will improve his squad before the transfer window closes on August 9.
Jul 25, 14:25

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