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Premier League
Can Harry Kane's injury work in Son Heung-Min's favour?
12:00 Wednesday 17th April 2019

The dark clouds contained a silver lining for Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday night. Their moment of sheer horror upon seeing Harry Kane limp off was replaced with joyful exuberance. One closed door opened up another one when Son Heung-Min produced…

Premier League
Keeping Rafa Benitez should be a priority for Newcastle United
12:00 Tuesday 9th April 2019

As the season enters the business end, many Premier League clubs will be planning for the summer and next campaign. As usual, under Mike Ashley, that is not the case for Newcastle United. Their future is uncertain, and so is that of manager…

Premier League
Miguel Almiron: The man that makes Newcastle United tick
17:00 Wednesday 20th March 2019

Just a few months ago, football across Tyneside was only spoken about glumly. Mike Ashley's refusal to spend money meant that Newcastle United found themselves in an early-season relegation battle. However, when January rolled around, even…

Premier League
Sean Longstaff's tragic irony
12:00 Sunday 10th March 2019

Sean Longstaff rose from obscurity to the Newcastle United first-team this season due to an injury crisis. Now, a knee injury cuts his season short. Longstaff became a star in less than three months after the Magpies lost Jonjo Shelvey, Mohamed…

Premier League
Newcastle United's Sean Longstaff looking like the real deal
17:00 Monday 4th February 2019

In football, is there anything more special than homegrown talents playing for their local team and shining on the highest stage? For fans, it's the pinnacle. Harry Kane at Tottenham Hotspur, Marcus Rashford at Manchester United and…

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Baby steps for Miguel Almiron and Danny Mills
17:00 Thursday 31st January 2019

Major League Soccer is referred to as a retirement league for European stars and a feeder league for European divisions. Often by the same people. Frequently in the same sentence. This is because both are true. But also because being either,…

Premier League
Will Newcastle grant Isaac Hayden his desired January exit?
12:00 Thursday 20th December 2018

Newcastle United midfielder Isaac Hayden returned to the matchday squad in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Huddersfield Town. Rafael Benitez handed the Chelmsford native his first Premier League appearance from the bench for three weeks. It was…

Premier League
Why Newcastle United's renaissance is no accident
12:00 Sunday 9th December 2018

Premier League football is quite unpredictable. Manchester City’s dominance questions the credibility of that statement, but it holds true in many cases. Wolves can beat Chelsea. Brighton can smother Manchester United. Then there’s…

Premier League
Is Aleksandar Mitrovic Ready For The Big-Time Move?
08:00 Friday 30th November 2018

Life under Claudio Ranieri began in the most ding-della-dong manner for Fulham. The Lily Whites piped Southampton in a thriller to pick up a much-needed win. Their second of the campaign, it moved the recently-promoted Londoners a point behind…

Premier League
3 things Newcastle United must do to avoid relegation
12:00 Friday 26th October 2018

A hug is definitely required for Newcastle United supporters. They might reject it in anger but through the length and breadth of Premier League sympathizers, all fear for the Magpies. Nine games into the season, they are yet to win. There…

Championship
Is Dwight Gayle on course for another prolific season?
12:00 Friday 19th October 2018

Imagine being released by Arsenal at the start of your career, only to work your way back through the leagues. That's basically the story of how Dwight Gayle is playing where he is now. But as always, the 28-year-old is scoring goals. This…

Championship
Stephen Ireland starts a new chapter with Bolton Wanderers
17:00 Tuesday 16th October 2018

A new beginning arises for a familiar face we have known for many years. Stephen Ireland recently signed a one-year contract with Bolton Wanderers. So does this mean a fresh start? Or will his career repeat itself? We all know Ireland…

Premier League
Assessing all 20 Premier League teams after eight games
15:00 Friday 12th October 2018

With the season's second international break bringing the Premier League to a halt for two weeks, now is a perfect time to rate each team's stock. Eight games may seem too few to draw conclusions on the entire campaign, but it offers…

Premier League
Should Mike Ashley bear all the blame at Newcastle United?
08:00 Saturday 6th October 2018

In 2006, Akon released a smashing single titled: 'Sorry, Blame It On Me'. The Senegalese-American singer uses the song's first few stanzas to admit guilt and apologize. He then coins a melodious chorus urging the listener to put…

Premier League
Is it already do or die for Newcastle United?
15:00 Wednesday 19th September 2018

St James’ Park briefly stirred. For the first 45 minutes, Newcastle United showed up their glamorous visitors, Arsenal. It was an encouraging half, but a curling Granit Xhaka free-kick and a coy strike from Mesut Ozil shortly before the…