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Archives: Newcastle United

An Early Look at the Contenders for the Premier League Manager of the Season Award

Posted on by Scott Fulton

The Premier League Manager of the Season award is always a contentious one. Whilst usually dominated by the manager of the league champions, there are often several contenders. Overachievers competing for Europe? The newly promoted side comfortable in mid table? … Continue reading

Old Firm Derby and West Brom vs Newcastle United: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s not often that we talk about Scottish Premier League football, but we’re faced with three realities. One, the Old Firm Derby is on today (8am ET). Two, FOX Soccer is televising the game live. And three, there is only … Continue reading

Greatest Premier League XI Of All Time: From 1992 to 2012

Posted on by Saikat Mandal

Since its inception in 1992/93, the English Premier League has gone from strength to strength, establishing it as one of the best leagues in the world. Many top players from all around the world have graced the league over the … Continue reading

Newcastle United Improve Their Finances, But Will Fans Ever Take to Owner Mike Ashley?

Posted on by Martin Lindsay

Having enjoyed a fantastic season on the pitch, Newcastle United fans have more reason to be optimistic after the club announced a vast improvement of their finances today. The Magpies revealed figures for the financial year ending 30 June 2011, … Continue reading

What I Learned About Your Premier League Club This Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the 20 years that I’ve followed the Premier League, this season has been the most unique for me. In previous years, I watched the league with an unbiased lens, able to dish out criticism and laud players and teams … Continue reading

Random Thoughts From Premier League Gameweek 26

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

1. Arsenal fans can exhale and begin chanting, “All is well”. Yes, the Gunners played much better Sunday, but this is still the same club that was routed at the San Siro recently so it is difficult to get a firm … Continue reading

Newcastle United 2-2 Wolves: The Calm After The Storm

Posted on by Chris Machin

At the back end of a turbulent and degrading fortnight where all things Wolverhampton Wanderers were concerned, a chink of light appeared through the widening cracks to lift the spirits that had previously hit rock bottom. Although the departure of … Continue reading

Spurs v Newcastle Preview: Premier League’s Top Two English Managers Meet At White Hart Lane

Posted on by Martin Lindsay

In a week where Alan Pardew has been linked with managing England, the Newcastle boss takes his side to Tottenham Hotspur as they aim to continue their odds-defying season. Following Fabio Capello’s resignation from the national set-up on Wednesday evening, … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview With Olivier Bernard On Topics Including Racism and Newcastle United

Posted on by Martin Lindsay

When retirement approaches, many footballers begin their plans slightly prematurely. A significant number believe their natural progression is to begin a coaching career with one eye on management. Others view life in punditry and the media as their way to … Continue reading

Can Papiss Demba Cisse Help Newcastle United Qualify for the Europa League?

Posted on by Drew Farmer

In December 2010, Newcastle United was making headlines for all the wrong reasons. Chris Hughton was sacked, Mike Ashley was up to his typical tactics and a month later Andy Carroll was sold to Liverpool for more than $50 million. … Continue reading

Newcastle United Home Shirt For 2012-13 Season: Leaked Photo

Posted on by Christopher Harris

A photo of Newcastle United’s home shirt for the 2012-13 season has been leaked on the Internet. Newcastle United only just changed their sponsor a few weeks ago, so Puma obviously hasn’t had time to update the sponsor’s name on … Continue reading

Fulham vs Newcastle United Preview: Magpies Eye Chance to Move Into Fifth

Posted on by Martin Lindsay

There is most definitely a spring in the step of Newcastle United fans at present and rightly so. Tuesday’s capture of Senegal international striker Papiss Cisse coupled with the Magpies occupying a top six spot is daring the Geordie faithful … Continue reading

Midfield Partnership of Cabaye and Tiote Is Best in Premier League, Says Malcolm Macdonald

Posted on by Martin Lindsay

Newcastle United legend Malcolm Macdonald says the club’s central midfield partnership of Yohan Cabaye and Cheick Tiote is the best in the Premier League. French international Cabaye is enjoying a successful first season in English football following a summer move … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 21: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today’s two Premier League matches include high-flying Newcastle United and Arsenal, both against recently promoted sides — QPR and Swansea respectively. A win for Newcastle and they’ll leapfrog over Liverpool into sixth position in the league. A win for Arsenal … Continue reading

Look At These English Football Clubs And Badges From 1962: Collector’s Card Photos

Posted on by Christopher Harris

On day three of cleaning out my garage, I found a pleasant surprise in a 1962 collection of 25 cards entitled “Football Clubs and Badges” from a company named Lamberts Of Norwich. The cards were included in packets of tea … Continue reading

Newcastle’s Demba Ba Continues to Make Case for Player of the Season

Posted on by Martin Lindsay

When Newcastle United signed Senegal international Demba Ba on a free transfer in the summer, it was naturally deemed an astute bit of business by the Magpies hierarchy. Following West Ham’s relegation to the Championship last season, the 26-year-old striker … Continue reading

How High Can Newcastle United and Sunderland Climb This Season?

Posted on by Bob Ruediger

  In a season that has been dominated by headlines pertaining mostly to the Big Four (along with Manchester City and Tottenham), one region of England’s rich footballing world that has often been overlooked is the northeast. This season brought … Continue reading

5 Observations From Newcastle United v Manchester United

Posted on by Saikat Mandal

After a devastating 3-0 loss to Newcastle United, Manchester United has suffered back-to-back defeats in the Barclays Premier League for the first time since March 2011 and now trails league leader Manchester City by three points at the top of … Continue reading