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How To Make Newcastle United A Successful Club Again

Contrary to popular belief, Newcastle United is not a poisoned club. Nor are they jinxed with injuries. At worst, they’re a poorly run club who has made one bad decision after another after another. With news that a Nigerian consortium are interested in buying Newcastle, Toon fans will be keeping […]

Mike Ashley Snubs Dubai Investors For Cocktails

Yesterday in Dubai, Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley was offered $360 million for the club by Dubai investors, but called the offer an insult and snubbed Arab investors to instead partake in drinking cocktails at a local bar, according to ArabianBusiness.com. Ashley reportedly received the offer earlier in the day […]

Freddie Mac, Merrill Lynch and Mike Ashley

A while ago, an SNL skit featured an ad for a book that could get you out of debt and save your life.  It was called “Don’t Buy Stuff You Cannot Afford.”  It’s a book that the CEOs and owners behind Freddie Mac and Lehman Brothers, as well as Mike […]

Sack Dennis Wise And Keep Kevin Keegan

If Mike Ashley wants to do the right thing and avoid being run out of Newcastle, he needs to sack Dennis Wise and get on his knees to convince Kevin Keegan to stay at Newcastle United. King Kev is hardly a master tactician but what he does have is an […]

Mike Ashley Drinking A Pint: Video

Mike Ashley drinking a pint? Here’s the video by popular request of the Newcastle owner guzzling a beer during his side’s recent 3-0 hammering by Arsenal. And if you’re a Geordie, what’s your opinion about commentator Steve Banyard’s stereotypical comment? [display_podcast]

Mike Ashley Loses The Tyneside Fans

Kevin Keegan’s departure from Newcastle United signals the lowest point for Mike Ashley during his 15 month tenure at the club. Keegan was the Toon’s prodigal son, and by leaving the club he has incurred the wrath of the fans against Ashley. The majority of Newcastle fans think that it […]

Everton And Newcastle Could Be On The Chopping Block

The Sunday newspapers in England are reporting that Everton and Newcastle United could be sold in the near future. If both clubs are sold to foreigners, that’ll mean 11 out of the 20 Premier League clubs will be foreign owned. According to The Observer, Everton could be put up for […]

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As Good as it Gets

Tonight’s 6-1 win for the US Under 20 team at the U-20 World Cup (formerly the FIFA World Youth Championships) was as good a performance as I have ever seen by any US team against respectable opposition in a FIFA or CONCACAF event.(note I excluded COMEBOL events because the 3-0 […]

Premier League News Links: Andre Villas-Boas Named Tottenham Hotspur Boss

Starting today, we’re going to bring you a daily post featuring the latest Premier League news stories. Even though Euro 2012 is over and the Premier League season doesn’t start until mid-August, there’s still plenty of news as you can see below. André Villas-Boas confirmed as new Tottenham manager — […]

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