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Trouble on Tyneside – The Independent verdict

There are those in the media who get what’s happening at Newcastle United and there are those who don’t. There are those in the media who take the time and trouble to look at the issues at Newcastle United and there are those who don’t...
Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

The Tottenham view – Heavy defeats on Sunday and beyond to get Mike Ashley out with relegation...

Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

Predicted Newcastle team v Tottenham after Steve Bruce Friday updates on injuries and fitness

The Newcastle team v Tottenham will be an interesting selection for Steve Bruce. The NUFC Head Coach looking to get the season up and running at a third attempt All the stats, common sense and form lines appear to be stacked against Steve Bruce...
Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

Mark Lawrenson predicts Spurs v Newcastle United

Mark Lawrenson predicted victory for Newcastle against Norwich last weekend. Predicting a 2-1 win for Newcastle, Mark Lawrenson said ‘Although I think Steve Bruce is going to take a bit of time to work out what his best team is, I don’t think...
Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

Is this (lack of) Premier League experience the key killer factor for Newcastle United

Is Premier League experience essential when putting together a team to succeed, or even just survive" What kind of added risks, if any, are there if relying to a large extent on untried and untested players. Especially if they are young and /or...
Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

Martin Keown sees no reason to change his pre-season Newcastle prediction after first 2 games

Martin Keown has given his update on Newcastle United’s brief season so far. Only two games in but he says ‘Alarm bells must be ringing at St James Park’… At the start of the season he made a series of Premier League...
Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

Watch Tottenham v Newcastle Live TV – Global channel listings for Sunday

Around the world, here are the channels you can watch Tottenham v Newcastle Live TV. The global TV listings are featured below for local (to you) coverage on Sunday (4.30pm (UK) kick-off). The third match of the season and Newcastle looking for...
Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

Steve Bruce now clear favourite in Premier League Sack Race

The Premier League Sack Race is on. Only two games into the season and already the pressure is piling on those who have made losing starts. The first mini milestone will be the end of the month, by which point Newcastle United and the other 19...
Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

Steve Bruce gives very interesting pre-Tottenham press conference – Crisis what crisis"

Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

Mike Ashley ownership of Newcastle United is the disease, Steve Bruce only a very visible symptom

Have Newcastle fans got any expectations" The media appear to want the debate to be all about the Newcastle fans wanting Steve Bruce sacked, with pundits and journalists rallying to his defence and declaring how stupid and premature such...
Newcastle - 2019-08-23 19:50:32

Sky Sports journalists panel asked question is it Steve Bruce to blame at Newcastle United"

Newcastle - 2019-08-22 16:51:20

Most satisfying as finest Andy Carroll hour was exactly nine years ago today

Andy Carroll was still at the budding potential end of his career when leaving Newcastle United back in January 2011. The striker sold only days after Alan Pardew had said there was absolutely no way that he would be sold. It was a case of what...
Newcastle - 2019-08-22 16:51:20

Michael Owen with double prediction for Tottenham v Newcastle United

Michael Owen has been looking forward to Sunday’s match at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium. I must admit I had to look it up before I wrote that as it hadn’t registered we me what they’d called the new ground, doesn’t sound very catchy does...
Newcastle - 2019-08-22 16:51:20

Steve Bruce says problem was too many quality players to fit into Newcastle United squad

Steve Bruce has been talking about his Newcastle United squad. The head coach reflecting on the decisions he had to make two weeks ago. After the summer 2019 transfer window closed, an official NUFC 25 man (3 goalkeepers, 22 outfield players)...
Newcastle - 2019-08-22 16:51:20

Down to earth Allan Saint-Maximin proves he’s one of the good guys and gives positive update

Allan Saint-Maximin has already made a very positive impression on Newcastle fans. Whilst the Arsenal match descended into organised chaos once Steve Bruce started making changes, the French winger showed enough in his 23 minutes to suggest there...
Newcastle - 2019-08-22 16:51:20

Charlie Nicholas defends Steve Bruce and declares “It takes this team a bit of time to get goi...

Ahead of the game at Carrow Road, Charlie Nicholas had this to say as he predicted a 2-1 win to set Newcastle’s season alight. “This is an absolute belter. Steve Bruce is not as organised and thorough as Rafael Benitez. He doesn’t play that...
Newcastle - 2019-08-22 16:51:20

Manchester City boss tells young stars it wasn’t good enough after scoring seven against Newca...

Not the greatest of seasons so far for Newcastle United. In six games, from Academy level up to first team, it has been a case of five defeats and one draw with a massive 22 goals conceded already. Last Saturday saw all three teams in action,...
Newcastle - 2019-08-22 16:51:20

I’m going to Tottenham for two reasons

I’m off to Tottenham on Sunday. I like my trips to London. Tottenham is probably middle ranking when it come to favoured visits in the capital. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On a sliding scale I have...
Newcastle - 2019-08-22 16:51:20

Mike Ashley looking forward to setting new record Newcastle United crowd against Leicester

Mike Ashley and Steve Bruce have both said that the cups are a massive priority this season. The NUFC owner saying in July he was so excited now that he has got a manager (head coach..") who is so ambitious that he is going to try and win...
Newcastle - 2019-08-22 16:51:20

Newcastle United start season with 1 point from 6 games and 22 goals conceded – From top to bo...

Newcastle United was a club that needed sorting from top to bottom. Newcastle United still is a club that needs sorting from top to bottom. Rafa Benitez wanted a project to see him through the next and final 10 years of his managerial...
Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

After positive injury/fitness update this needs to be the Newcastle team v Tottenham

All eyes are now on the Newcastle team v Tottenham. After the opening defeats home and away, fair to say that nobody is feeling very positive. However, I think Sunday is an ideal time to start turning this around. (adsbygoogle =...
Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

Is uncomfortable truth that Rafa Benitez made these Newcastle players look better than they really a...

Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

Crisis what Crisis" Sorry Jinky Junior but it comes to us all in the end

Guess which one I had in my record collection, stored alphabetically in a box next to a music system that was the size of a small child. Anyway, the two album titles came to mind last weekend as we were being turned over in Norfolk. Newcastle...
Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

Tottenham v Newcastle Premier League record gives surprising reasons for positivity

It is Tottenham v Newcastle on Sunday. A fixture where an overwhelming majority will see only one result. Whether Tottenham supporter, Newcastle fan, or neutral, difficult to see anything but a home win. (adsbygoogle =...
Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

Number of Newcastle v Watford tickets still unsold is revealed

With 10 days to go until the game, I have been looking at the number of unsold Newcastle v Watford tickets. Against Arsenal on the opening day, the official crowd was announced as 47,635. However, that included everybody who bought a ticket, so...
Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

Newcastle United give fitness and availability update on Joelinton, Carroll, ASM and Lejeune

Newcastle United have given an update on the fitness and/or availability of a number of players. As well as a chaotic summer and tough set of opening fixtures, NUFC have also experienced a number of injury problems. With no points and tough games...
Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

Chris Sutton attacks Newcastle United fans “It’s utterly ridiculous”

It is quite amazing just how animated people such as Chris Sutton can get, about a football club that they have absolutely no connection with. Despite Newcastle United being supposedly such a small meaningless club according to so many in the media...
Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

Sheffield Wednesday fans discuss potential Steve Bruce return after Newcastle United sacking

Sheffield Wednesday fans watched on at Hillsborough on Tuesday night as they beat Luton 1-0. A Jacob Murphy cross helping to set up the winning goal. That win puts the Owls top of the Championship with nine points from four games. ...
Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

Michael Chopra stirs it up with Steve Bruce friendly media with claims he’s spoken to Newcastl...

Michael Chopra is making more of a stir as a Newcastle United pundit than he ever did on the pitch for his hometown club. The striker made only seven Premier League starts in his time at NUFC and scored only the one goal. Famously, it came in what...
Newcastle - 2019-08-21 16:51:14

Newcastle United striker says Steve Bruce tactics need to change

Steve Bruce has found himself under instant pressure, with two defeats to start the season. Up against a much weakened Arsenal team and makeshift defence, Newcastle didn’t force their keeper into a serious save. Whilst in the debacle at Norwich...
Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

Sports Direct FC 2031/32 Season Review

Sports Direct and Newcastle United have become inextricably linked thanks to Mike Ashley. Taking over NUFC in 2007, Ashley’s people told John Hall that he was buying the club in order to promote his retail empire around the world. None of us at...
Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

Sam Allardyce at it again “Where was the stick for Rafa then"”

Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

Newcastle United officially confirm the signing of Ludwig Francillette

Ludwig Francillette has signed for Newcastle United. The club officially confirming the news on Monday afternoon. The 20 year old defender set to initially link-up with the NUFC reserve team set-up. (adsbygoogle =...
Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

Rafa Benitez speaks out again against Mike Ashley – Spells out why he left

Rafa Benitez has once again felt compelled to speak out against the Mike Ashley propaganda. The now former NUFC boss saying that Mike Ashley is out of order in claiming that Rafa left for financial reasons. The Spaniard saying that throughout his...
Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

Rafa Benitez FA Cup Semi-Final heartbreak on Monday

Rafa Benitez was in FA Cup action on Monday. Whilst Mike Ashley has orchestrated a situation whereby Newcastle United are now relegation favourites after only one week and two games of the Premier league season, the former NUFC boss was dreaming of...
Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

Result of Joelinton scan made public after injuring hip at Norwich

Joelinton was always going to be the focus for much attention after arriving on Tyneside in the summer. Of the 42 Premier League goals scored last season, the remaining squad members only scored 15 of them once you took into account the players who...
Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

Newcastle v Norwich player ratings from fans – A reality check

The results of the Newcastle v Norwich player ratings by fans. Always interested to see what supporters have collectively made of the latest performance, when using our interactive ratings system. Each player marked out of 10 and the averages...
Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

Are Joelinton and Miguel Almiron really the biggest problem" Just watch this from Norwich game&...

Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

Police confirm Ipswich and Newcastle fans fighting and arrests made

Saturday night brought claims of Newcastle fans involved in an incident at Peterborough railway station. Various reports posted on social media claimed that there had been fighting, with Ipswich and Norwich fans also being participants. The...
Newcastle - 2019-08-20 12:51:46

#BruceOut is the Mike Ashley goal

After the shower of proverbial served up at Carrow Road, it was almost as predictable as day following night that #BruceOut would start trending in the immediate aftermath of the match. No one probably wanted this more than the owner. The...
Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

Newcastle United now favourites for Premier League relegation after one week under Steve Bruce

Before the season started, the bookies made Newcastle United a comfortable mid-table finisher this time. However, only one week and two games later, their verdict has very much changed and of course the money being gambled on the various clubs is...
Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

The Rafalution is over – The revolution must begin

I can clearly recall my disbelief and wild excitement when, against all imaginable odds, a Mike Ashley led Newcastle United, appointed Rafa Benitez, former boss of Real Madrid, as Newcastle’s manager. It was impossible, it must have been a prank...
Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

Steve Bruce is going to have to learn fast on what I saw after travelling to watch Norwich 3 Newcast...

Norwich City are one of those clubs that very few people have any opinion about. Unless you are an Ipswich fan, there is no real reason to dislike them. If you ask most people about Norwich they will usually just associate them with Alan Partridge,...
Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

Norwich fans comments on Steve Bruce and Newcastle United – Brutal

Norwich fans were looking forward to their first Premier League home game for over three years. A bit of a reality check eight days earlier at Anfield, what could they do against Newcastle United… The kind of game where the Norwich fans were no...
Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

If any circus is missing a clown, Tony Cascarino is available after these Newcastle United comments

Tony Cascarino is at it again. He has a bit of a track record of talking absolute nonsense about Newcastle United but he has gone for broke his time. The player turned pundit appearing on Mike Ashley’s favourite radio station. ...
Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

Please give us your Newcastle v Norwich player ratings after 3-1 defeat

We want all fans to give us your Newcastle v Norwich player ratings using our interactive system. Please rate all 13(*) players used and from that there will be generated the overall supporter marks for every player. Plus you can keep checking...
Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

Steve Bruce worrying contrasting statements – Already points to Newcastle United too much for ...

Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

Norwich 3 Newcastle 1 – Match ratings and comments on all NUFC players

We asked Joe Dixon to give us his match ratings after Norwich 3 Newcastle 1. A nightmare journey to the game thanks to chaos with the trains. Jack Lacey-Hatton gives us his NUFC player ratings and comments as things got no better once he made it...
Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

Joselu man of the match and scores winner on debut – Couldn’t make it up

Joselu wasn’t the greatest of players but he was one of the good guys, always giving his all for Newcastle United when called upon. When allocated a budget of only £5m to buy a striker for the Premier League in summer 2017 after promotion, Rafa...
Newcastle - 2019-08-19 08:52:11

Andy Carroll posts cracking photo #OnePhotoOneFamily #MyStrength #Honoured

Andy Carroll returned to Newcastle United nine days ago. The free agent released by West Ham, signing on 8 August. After signing, the striker declared ‘I think this is the only place for me.’ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

Norwich 3 Newcastle 1 – Watch official match highlights here

It ended Norwich 3 Newcastle 1 on Saturday afternoon. Newcastle going down to a defeat against a much weakened Norwich side. A team that is strongly expected to be relegated, yet the Canaries absolutely dominated the Magpies. ...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

Newcastle United officially confirm Allan Saint-Maximin injury as misses Norwich

Steve Bruce revealed his 18 man Newcastle squad to face Norwich at 2pm on Saturday afternoon. Newcastle fans disappointed to see Allan Saint-Maximin not only missing from the starting eleven but also not named on the bench. Shortly before...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

Daniel Farke after facing Newcastle United “We were like a thunderstorm, with only one team in...

Daniel Farke must have been full of concerns throughout the first half hour at Carrow Road. Norwich so much on top and creating chance after chance but not taking them, surely they had to score or else they’d pay for it later. He need not have...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

I have to agree with Steve Bruce decision to drop star Newcastle United man at Norwich

An interesting insight into the Steve Bruce team selection ahead of today match at Norwich. The Times revealing that the Head Coach has left Sean Longstaff out of his starting line-up. They say that Ki Sung-yeung is to replace the 21 year old,...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

Norwich 3 Newcastle 1 – Instant United fan/writer reaction to Saturday’s defeat

Norwich 3 Newcastle 1  – Saturday 17 August 3pm We asked a number of our regular writers to give us a brief instant reaction after the final whistle. Newcastle going down to a second defeat of the season. A poor first half saw Norwich dominate...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

Norwich 3 Newcastle 1 – Make no mistake this was shambolic and major problems ahead

Norwich 3 Newcastle 1 – Saturday 17 August 3pm It finished Norwich 3 Newcastle 1 and make no mistake, this scoreline was very generous. Sadly, as well as the defeat, the scoreline was generous to the Magpies, rather than the Canaries. All the...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

Match of The Day running order on Saturday evening now announced

Tonight’s Match of The Day running order has now been announced. Kicking off at 10.30pm on BBC1 this Saturday night, there are seven matches in total. This is only the second round of Premier League matches but already interesting results at...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

Confirmed Newcastle team v Norwich – Ki, Krafth, Joelinton, Almiron all start

The Newcastle team v Norwich has just been confirmed. Newcastle kicking off their first Premier League away match of the season on Saturday afternoon at 3pm. The will be Steve Bruce’s second competitive NUFC game in charge on the...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

Steve Bruce comments after Norwich 3 Newcastle 1 are even more concerning than the result

Steve Bruce has been talking after today’s match. A 3-1 loss at Norwich that could have easily have been a five or six goal defeat. Steve Bruce says if only Newcastle had taken one of their two chances in the 90 minutes, things might have been...
Newcastle - 2019-08-18 08:53:58

Michael Owen predicts final 2019/20 Premier League table

Michael Owen has predicted the final outcome to this Premier League season. Giving the final placings for all 20 clubs in the top tier. Earlier this week, he predicted a draw between Newcastle and Norwich. (adsbygoogle =...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

Sly digs like this one at Rafa Benitez from a Newcastle United player have to stop

As Newcastle fans, we are constantly being told that it is time to forget about Rafa Benitez. That he is now history and we need to just get on with it and support the new head coach (not manager) and the team etc etc. However, when Mike Ashley...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

Newcastle United official announcement confirms Elias Sorensen loan move on Friday

Friday afternoon has seen a Newcastle United official announcement confirming Elias Sorensen has gone out on loan. The striker had a curtailed and disappointing experience on loan at Blackpool last season. The 19 year old Dane hoping for better...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

Which 11 players would you pick in Newcastle team v Norwich" Vote now

When asked about injuries/fitness on Friday the NUFC head coach said: Injuries/fitness: “Jonjo Shelvey is going to be OK. ?A slight doubt for Allan Saint-Maximin a slight hamstring (problem) and we will see how he does today. ?Krafth is fit...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

First sightings – Joelinton and Salomon Rondon comparison

Sunday saw the Magpies kick off the new season with an uninspiring display against Arsenal, losing the game 1-0. Three of Newcastle?s five summer signings made their debuts at St James Park over the weekend with the new record signing, Joelinton,...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

Daniel Farke fears big club Newcastle United with ‘Top class players’ – Set to hav...

Daniel Farke is playing the underdog card ahead of Saturday’s match. Norwich take on Newcastle and the Canaries boss is keen to talk up the opposition. The Norwich boss says Newcastle United are a ‘big club’ and that the promoted club will...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

Steve Bruce pre-Norwich press conference – Reveals could be missing 6 of Newcastle United firs...

Steve Bruce has taken his pre-Norwich press conference. The NUFC head coach meeting journalists early Friday morning before training. A key game on Saturday, not a relegation six pointer quite yet but with away games at Spurs and Liverpool amongst...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

A city of yellows home perspective ahead of Norwich v Newcastle

It is Norwich v Newcastle on Saturday. Both clubs looking for their first point(s) after defeats to Liverpool and Arsenal respectively. Saturday is Steve Bruce’s first away game as head coach of Newcastle United, whilst it is Norwich’s first...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

When Steve Bruce is talking like this about Andy Carroll I often mistake it for Alan Shearer

Steve Bruce has been talking about Andy Carroll on Friday. This is just the latest of a series of interviews where the head coach has talked up so positively the free agent Newcastle signed last week. I often think he is talking about Alan Shearer...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

Prolific Elias Sorensen heading off on loan deal to League Two – Report

Elias Sorensen is set to go out on loan once again. An exclusive from Football Insider has reported that Elias Sorensen has agreed a deal to join Carlisle on loan. They say a number of Football League clubs had made enquiries for the prolific...
Newcastle - 2019-08-17 08:51:57

Must Read – Lee Charnley tells Newcastle United fans you can’t have it all

As part of the relentless PR offensive from Mike Ashley, new quotes on behalf of the owner have been released in the name of his fall guy Lee Charnley, addressing the much talked about state of the art training complex, that was announced by Mike...
Newcastle - 2019-08-15 19:50:09

Listening to BBC Newcastle was like visiting another Newcastle United universe

BBC Newcastle have a phone-in every night through the week, I think it is on 5pm-7pm. It has fans of Newcastle United and Sunderland ringing in, as well as a presenter and a couple of guests in the studio. It appears to be John Anderson and Marco...
Newcastle - 2019-08-15 19:50:09

Mike Ashley sees his Sports Direct shares fall by £2bn since 2014 – Now asks government for au...

Mike Ashley and Sports Direct aren’t having the best of times of it. Next month it is the annual Sports Direct shareholders meeting and more questions than ever before will be asked of Ashley’s running of the company, ahead of the meeting. In...
Newcastle - 2019-08-15 19:50:09

Preferred Newcastle team v Norwich – Solves selection dilemma

All eyes are now on the Newcastle team v Norwich. After the opening day defeat, what Steve Bruce will do in terms of changing personnel, if any. The performance against Arsenal was decent up to a point. (adsbygoogle =...
Newcastle - 2019-08-15 19:50:09

If ever there was a time when we needed football to rescue Newcastle United

Is it really only four days since Newcastle United kicked off the season" It can’t be. I feel like I have already experienced at least over half of another bruising season where it is all about increasing fear of what might happen, rather than...
Newcastle - 2019-08-15 19:50:09

Mark Lawrenson sees danger for Newcastle United but a likely happy ending

Mark Lawrenson predicted defeat for Newcastle against Arsenal but said that Rafa Benitez had to be forgotten about and that Steve Bruce was a ‘good manager’ who everybody had to get behind, as well as supporting the new signings. Predicting a...
Newcastle - 2019-08-15 19:50:09

A bit of a worry as Miguel Almiron admits “I’ve never been a massive goalscorer”

You have to feel sorry for Miguel Almiron. Gets his dream move to the Premier League on 31 January 2019 and has a really promising start to life with Newcastle. Making his debut as a sub at Wolves in a 1-1 draw, he helped spark an excellent run...
Newcastle - 2019-08-14 19:49:58
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