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Tag Archives: Newcastle United

Bundesliga Attendance Figures Dominate Europe

Posted on by Double Pivot

RheinEnergieStadion I used the stats feature at ESPN Soccernet to calcluate the clubs with the best attendances. Out of the top 20 attendances in Europe, Germany had 9 clubs. This post is to equip you with a tool to help … Continue reading

Sunderland Need To Move Quickly But Realistically

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The only thing that surprised me about Ricky Sbragia’s resignation was the timing of it, coming just 20 or 30 minutes after the final whistle. It was odd to watch Niall Quinn speaking about his manager not wanting to take … Continue reading

What Next For Michael Owen?

Posted on by Michael Timbury

With Newcastle teetering over the relegation trap door, skipper Michael Owen will lead a mass exodus at the club, should they fall through it into the Championship on Sunday. With Owen out of contract it is likely that he will … Continue reading

Premiership Final Day Preview

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So, how’s your nerves? Sky Sports News have today been running an article about stress relief for fans for Sunday. Tips included having a hot bath, avoiding alcohol and meditating to stay relaxed in the build up to the final … Continue reading

Sunderland’s Defeat Sets Up Sensational Sunday Showdown

Posted on by Paul Bestall

All they needed was a win to make sure they were free of being dragged in to the final day relegation battle against a side guaranteed Premiership Football for next season but Portsmouth proved a bridge too far for Sunderland. … Continue reading

Newcastle Provides Bigger Headlines than Man United as Season Ends

Posted on by Richard Whittall

It says a lot, for better or for worse, that Manchester United’s eighteenth championship sent barely a ripple through the footballing press.  Most headlines read, “Man United 0 – Arsenal 0,” with United’s Premier League-winning feat mentioned in the sub … Continue reading

Alan Shearer Gets It Right

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

Alan Shearer needs all the good luck he can find in the dying weeks of Newcastle United’s disaster of a season. And after his 69th minute substitution of Michael Owen for Obafemi Martins, fortune smiled on the Magpies’ former number … Continue reading

A Game Neither Newcastle United Or Middlesbrough Can Afford To Lose

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When the fixture list was released back in June 2008, no doubt the fans of both Newcastle and Middlesbrough hadn’t a thought that they’d be facing a six pointer to try and save their Premiership survival with today’s clash.  Yet … Continue reading

Joey Barton’s Latest Red Card

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

When I saw Newcastle United’s lineup today before their 3-0 loss to Liverpool, I said aloud: Joey Barton’s going to get a red card. I only meant it to elicit a laugh from friends, but with Newcastle’s fate in the … Continue reading

Newcastle United Just Keep Getting Things Wrong

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Why is it so hard to do things right at Newcastle United? Well, I know the majority of issues are down to the current owner but sometimes I think the club seem to be a vacuum for bad decisions, bad … Continue reading

Sunderland Keep Slipping Under Sbragia

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When Roy Keane walked out of the Stadium of Light back in December, they had 15 points from 15 games. He’d become exasperated as his expensively recruited side simply hadn’t gelled as quickly as he’d hoped and felt he couldn’t … Continue reading

Pundits Are Killing The Premier League For Me

Posted on by Christopher Walker

 Am I the only person who is sick to death of having the league table flashed up at every opportunity? Am I the only person sick to death of hearing ‘If Liverpool win today they will go back above United’ (despite the … Continue reading

Shearer Takes Newcastle Job

Posted on by Christopher Walker

Well!  It’s finally happened. The breaking news in the last 15 minutes is that Alan Shearer will take  charge of Newcastle United until the end of the current season. Joe Kinnear’s medical condition leaves him unfit to return to work … Continue reading

Whelan Warns Of Looming Financial Disaster

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Dave Whelan, the owner and chairman of Wigan Athletic has today been discussing his feelings that a Premiership club going bankrupt is only a matter of time due to the level of debts certain clubs are carrying. Whilst I think … Continue reading

Newcastle Call For Venables? Things Can’t Get Any Worse

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well, can things get any worse for Newcastle United than they currently are? One win in the league in 3 months, the manager still recovering from his triple heart bypass operation, crowds are falling, the caretakers pointing out, in case … Continue reading

Hull City To Go Down?

Posted on by Michael Timbury

Can anyone remember the last time Hull City won a Premier League game? December 6th at home to Middlesbrough was the last time. Since then, they have been very much in freefall.  When Hull first arrived in the Premiership, they … Continue reading

Kevin Nolan Should Be Suspended Further

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So Kevin Nolan will now face a three match ban for violent conduct, after his dreadful tackle on Victor Anichebe in today’s match, but I don’t think it’s sufficient punishment for such a bad challenge. It’s about time that the … Continue reading

Rare Football Shirts Revealed From Umbro’s Archives

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Umbro has been going through its football archives and have unearthed a treasure trove of classic football shirts from the 1970′s and onwards. Whether you’re a fan of club or international football, there are plenty of shirt designs here that … Continue reading