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Premier League
Has Miguel Almiron done enough to deserve interest from Arsenal?
12:01 Saturday 14th March 2020

There’s so much going on in the world today. Every aspect of life, let alone football, is hit hard by the Covid-19. The pandemic dismissed fans from stadiums and forced players, managers and owners into isolation. But football will…

European Football
Kenedy finds redemption with Getafe
12:01 Tuesday 25th February 2020

Chelsea signed Kenedy from Fluminese as a talented Brazilian striker back in 2015. A precocious prodigy, Kenedy starred against Barcelona in pre-season, impressed against Crystal Palace on debut despite the Blues losing and scored…

Premier League
Allan Saint-Maximin finds his Premier League feet
08:00 Thursday 20th February 2020

Allan Saint-Maximin is starting to prove himself at Newcastle. His unpredictable flair and pace provide the attacking spark for Steve Bruce’s defensive-oriented Newcastle side. The 22-year-old winger arrived from French club…

Premier League
Why Steve Bruce deserves praise for Newcastle form
12:31 Sunday 16th February 2020

Over the summer, Newcastle United's Steve Bruce appointment was met with predictable moans and groans. Once again, the managerial-merry-go-round was being tapped into rather than trying something fresh. Magpies fans had gone from global…

Premier League
Will Newcastle finally cut ties with Yoshinori Muto?
12:01 Saturday 11th January 2020

Newcastle could sell Yoshinori Muto in January. The 27-year-old is on the periphery at St James’ Park, behind Joelinton, Dwight Gayle and Andy Carroll in Steve Bruce's pecking order. The Japanese international spent most of the…

Bundesliga
What happened to Ademola Lookman at RB Leipzig?
17:02 Friday 10th January 2020

Following a lack of first-team opportunities at Everton, last summer, Ademola Lookman decided to return to the club he went on loan to during the 2017/18 season; RB Leipzig, although this time, it was a permanent switch. However,…

Premier League
Did Solskjaer take a Christmas gift from under Guardiola's tree?
09:00 Sunday 22nd December 2019

Christmas, like Easter and, in North America, Thanksgiving, is meant to be a joyous holiday spent with loved ones. Often, though, tensions rise. In part, you’re not accustomed to spending full days with these strange, annoying people…

Premier League
How the Longstaff brothers reinstalled vigour and belief at Newcastle United
12:01 Tuesday 29th October 2019

Unless you’re the biblical Abel, you’d rather have your brother watching your back at work than someone else. Unfortunately, not many enjoy the privilege, particularly in the Premier League. Sean Longstaff is among the…

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…