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Premier League
Is Solskjaer afraid to push all-in?
09:00 Monday 7th October 2019

In 22 previous attempts, Steve Bruce failed to defeat Manchester United. On the one hand, there’s a first time for everything. Even the Washington Generals won a few games against the Harlem Globetrotters. On the other hand, it’s…

Premier League
Can Ayoze Perez find a way to co-exist with Jamie Vardy?
12:00 Sunday 29th September 2019

Newcastle visit the King Power today. If you predict match outcomes based on common opponents, you might not fancy the Magpies chances to nick a result. They beat Tottenham in North London and we all saw Spurs blow the early lead when they…

Premier League
Does Newcastle's spending spree reveal a penitent or persistent Mike Ashley?
09:01 Sunday 11th August 2019

Every manager who sizes up Newcastle sees the same thing. St James’ Park seats 52,405 obese or slack-muscled, pasty-skinned males sporting cheap haircuts and cheaper tats. If ever there was a time to be sexist and exclude women from an…

Chinese Super League
How has Rafael Benitez started in China?
12:01 Friday 2nd August 2019

Dalian Yifang. That doesn’t really roll off the tongue like the other prestigious positions Rafa Benitez has held, does it? Valencia, Liverpool, Napoli, Real Madrid, even Newcastle United has more allure than Dalian Yifang. The Chinese…

Football
Shola Ameobi – Football Enigma
12:27 Tuesday 29th May 2012

Saint or sinner? Hero or Fall guy? Has there even been a player in the history of Newcastle United who has split opinion and caused as much debate as our Shola. I am sitting down to write this piece the night of the 1-1 draw at home to the…

Football
Yohan Cabaye – Everyone Knows his Name
22:47 Sunday 29th April 2012

If we're all brutally honest, in June of last year when Yohan Cabaye joined Newcastle from Lille, how many of us actually did know his name? If I'm honest, I didn't; I knew of the success of Lille over recent seasons but hadn't really studied…

Football
Match Report: Newcastle United 3-0 Stoke City (Newcastle Fan's Perspective)
21:09 Sunday 22nd April 2012

I seem to have a standard opening to every single post I write, which usually consists of a comment about the dreamland my team is currently in, a remark about the players we somehow have been able to aquire and finally I'll probably say that…

Football
Match Report: Newcastle United 2-0 Bolton Wanderers (Newcastle fan's perspective)
23:12 Tuesday 10th April 2012

Crazy times for all Toon fans, I found myself cheering on Fulham last night as they took on Chelsea, when a year ago it may have been the other way around. Of course, it is a joy to behold as I've never really liked Chelsea anyway, but supporting…

Football
Match Report: Swansea City 0-2 Newcastle United (Newcastle fan's perspective)
21:38 Saturday 7th April 2012

It's rather strange watching Newcastle right now, because when you've become accustomed to an underachieving side who are prone to mistakes, it comes as a surprise when you get a season in which said team becomes a real force in such a short…

Football
Match Report: West Bromwich Albion 1-3 Newcastle United (Newcastle fan's perspective)
10:26 Tuesday 27th March 2012

So, another week gone, another win added to the tally, was it that simple? Well, for once you could say yes, it probably was. It certainly looks like it's a great time to be a Newcastle fan, let's hope it can continue!Newcastle headed to the…

Football
Newcastle United 1-1 Sunderland (Newcastle Fan's Perspective)
09:09 Tuesday 6th March 2012

The definition of a derby game is a full blooded, passionate affair between a couple of local rivals, yes? Well, the 134th Tyne-Wear derby was no different, with no less than 9 yellow cards, two reds and plenty more tasty action to talk about…

Football
Match Report: Newcastle United 2-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Newcastle Fan's Perspective)
23:28 Sunday 26th February 2012

Before the kick off of yesterday's game at the so called "Sports Direct Arena", everybody was saying it was a certainty that Newcastle United would be walking away with all three points from the game against Wolves come ten to five yesterday…

Football
Tottenham Hotspur 5-0 Newcastle United (Spurs Fan's Perspective)
14:55 Monday 13th February 2012

In an incredible first half display, Tottenham Hotspur eviscerated Newcastle United. Emmanuel Adebayor was inspired and his strike partner, new signing Louis Saha, silenced his critics with a brace.The opening period was blistering and Newcastle…

Football
Mike, Derek And The Sports Direct Arena
14:49 Friday 11th November 2011

They say that diamonds are a girls best friend and you can say the same about London born and bred businessmen with their money, for what Derek Llambias (DL) and Mike Ashley (MA) have done is not just rob a city of a piece of it's proud history…