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Steve Bruce threatened with a shovel by his family when offered Newcastle United job

Steve Bruce was offered the Newcastle United job in July this year. However, it wasn’t the first time he had been offered it. Back when he was with Birmingham City, Bruce was offered the job by Freddy Shepherd and John Hall after Sir Bobby...
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

As Newcastle fans ask where the other £28m has gone, Steve Bruce says he is targeting free transfers

Steve Bruce has been talking about buying players once again. Or rather, not buying them. The Newcastle United Head Coach once again reining back any expectations of strengthening the team/squad in January.
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

Steve Bruce pre-Sheffield United press conference feedback – Confirms changes are on the way

Steve Bruce has taken his pre-Sheffield United press conference. The NUFC head coach meeting journalists early Wednesday afternoon before training. The fifteenth Premier League game of the season and Newcastle looking to build on the bonus point...
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

Premier League table constricts at bottom with Wednesday results ahead of Newcastle at Sheffield Utd

Results on Wednesday night have left the Premier League table looking very congested towards the bottom. Newcastle United take on Sheffield United on Thursday night and the result of that match, could make a significant difference to either...
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

Sheffield United fans comments on Thursday’s match and mad days of the past when Newcastle vis...

Sheffield United fans are enjoying their return to the Premier League. Chris Wilder doing an amazing job, after two promotions in the past three years he now has them competitive in the top tier. With 19 points from 14 games and only three...
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

What pundits are failing to pick up on with Steve Bruce this season

I read the recent article on The Mag regarding whether Rafa Benitez would be praised for this season’s form after similar summer investment, if he was still in charge (see relevant article here). Rafa would not have been praised and pundits would...
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

Diary Of The Armchair Fan – Boycotting Newcastle United through 2019/20 season (Includes flash...

Another one from The Armchair Fan. Boycotting Newcastle United through the 19/20 premiership season. Here is part five as we progress through November: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Flashback: Saturday...
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

The Sunderland fan hoping to prove Newcastle United wrong

Chris Basham typifies this Sheffield United side. Signed on a free from Blackpool, the defender has played three seasons in League One, two in the Championship and now an ever present in the Premier League this season. The Blades play like a twice...
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

Which 11 players would you select in Newcastle team v Sheffield United" Vote now

When talking about the injury/fitness situation on Wednesday, Head Coach Steve Bruce said that as well as long-term injuries Matt Ritchie and Jamaal Lascelles, Florian Lejeune is also set to miss, as they want to make sure he is 100% before...
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

Steve Bruce comments further discredit Mike Ashley transfer strategy imposed on Newcastle United

Last week I wrote about Mike Ashley and his interference at Newcastle United when it comes to the transfer market. Obviously a club owner should have overall say/control but only in terms of deciding budgets etc. However, after that, it should...
Newcastle - 2019-12-05 12:51:59

3 Positives and 3 Negatives from Newcastle 2 Manchester City 2

Saturday afternoon finished Newcastle 2 Manchester City 2. The comeback kings! Going behind in each half to the reigning back to back champions but quickly hitting back both times. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

Mark Lawrenson comments about Newcastle visit to Sheffield United make little sense – Just for...

Mark Lawrenson has been looking ahead to Thursday night at Bramall Lane. Sheffield United doing a remarkable job under Chris Wilder, especially considering they were in League One only three seasons go. With 19 points already in 14 games, the...
Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

Newcastle United man of the match wants to keep things on an up rolling into Thursday

You can often tell how good a player is, when the criticism is so over the top when they have the odd game below par. That is very much the case with Martin Dubravka. The goalkeeper has had the odd moment this season when on another day he might...
Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

Watch 2 Newcastle United Live TV Matches in 20 PL games on Amazon Prime for free starting Tuesday

Amazon Prime kick off on Tuesday night in terms of showing Premier League matches live in the UK. You can watch all 20 Premier League games they have the rights for, for absolutely nothing. included in the offer are two Newcastle United Live TV...
Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

England set for pre-European Championships warm up game at St James Park"

Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

Twenty million obstacles in the way of Rafa Benitez returning to Premier League – Report

Rafa Benitez saw his league season come to an end in China on Sunday, the big question whether this will also prove to be his final match with Dalian Yifang. The former Real Madrid and Newcastle United boss has another two years remaining on his...
Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

Premier League release official statement on announcement of next Newcastle United Live TV Matches

Ahead of the season, the Premier League released a schedule of when fans could expect to be informed of the schedule of Newcastle United Live TV Matches throughout the season, as well as for other clubs as well of course. The details of February...
Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

Premier League form table ahead of Newcastle United visiting Sheffield United

The Premier League form table as Newcastle United are set to face Sheffield United in the next match. The form table making decent reading as we look ahead to Thursday night’s match. Newcastle having won eight points in the last six games, with...
Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

Why did Mike Ashley suddenly decide to spend £40m on a player and why did it have to be Joelinton&qu...

Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

Miguel Almiron says he is still relaxed even if waking up with a 400 days hangover this week

Miguel Almiron continues to be the man focus for the media, though not in a good way. Constant coverage asking when he will be dropped as his ‘goal drought’ continues. The 25 year old got one monkey off his back when getting his first ever...
Newcastle - 2019-12-04 08:52:35

Alan Shearer picks Premier League team of the week – Three feature from Newcastle United

Alan Shearer has picked his team of the week. The 11 players who most impressed him in the Premier League this past weekend. The Magpies legend choosing three players amongst his 11 choices.
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Can?t spend a month teaching a goat to be a goat then complain when ask it to be a lion and it can?t...

Newcastle United 2 Manchester City 2: Pretty Vacant I heard the song Pretty Vacant by the Sex Pistols twice on Saturday, the second time at St James Park. I should have known it was no co-incidence as I looked at the odds for the game which was to...
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Two Newcastle United stars make Premier League Stats Leaders of the week list

A newly published stats table shows which players are the ‘Stats Leaders of the week’ in the Premier League. The table covering the 14th round of Premier League fixtures over the weekend. Two Newcastle United star feature and interesting to...
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Newcastle United get Rochdale or Boston in FA Cup Third Round Draw

The FA Cup Third Round has taken place on Monday night. Newcastle were ball number 28 and are away to Rochdale or Boston. Fingers crossed we make it into the fourth round draw… (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Expected Goals stats – One match stands out from the weekend…

Expected Goals is widely agreed to be the best way of measuring how well Premier League clubs play in any particular game. To get a better look at how sides are doing, the Expected Goals (xG) metric allows you to get a better picture of just how...
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Former top referee rules on Newcastle v Manchester City controversial incident

Dermot Gallagher reviews controversial decisions in the Premier League after each round of games, on behalf of Sky Sports, and has given his call on this Newcastle v Manchester City match incidents. The incident was in the build up to the final...
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Newcastle United want to buy Odion Ighalo in January – Dubious report

Newcastle United want to sign Odion Ighalo according to an exclusive on Monday. The striker made a name for himself at Watford after struggling in both Italy (Cesena and Udinese) and Spain (Granada) before arriving in England. The Nigerian striker...
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Charlie Nicholas wind-up merchant “Steve Bruce is doing a much better job than what Rafael Ben...

You would almost think Charlie Nicholas was just saying things to attract attention… The clown from Sky Sports on a wind up, hoping plenty of Newcastle fans will bite. I must admit he has got a bit of talent in this area (winding people up), if...
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Jetro Willems getting a little bit carried away with Liverpool claims

A sweet strike from Jetro Willems on Saturday. Not quite as spectacular as his goal at Anfield but this was more meaningful. A great finish and absolutely vital, as if Man City had got into their stride after the opening goal then there would have...
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Michael Owen predicts Sheffield United v Newcastle United

Michael Owen has been looking ahead to Bramall Lane on Thursday night. Sheffield United are so far looking like one of the big Premier League stories of the season. Liverpool and Leicester head the table of course but with where they have come...
Newcastle - 2019-12-03 08:52:23

Steve Bruce makes pledge to Newcastle fans ‘There will come a day when we are higher up the pi...

Steve Bruce was predictably a happy man as he reflected on Newcastle’s point at home to the reigning champions. Twice Manchester City went in front and twice Newcastle quickly replied. Pep Guardiola no doubt furious that his players had went to...
Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Sunday morning sees latest Premier League manager sacked – Third in 12 days

Sunday morning has seen yet another Premier League manager get his marching orders. Watford have sacked Quique Sanchez Flores. The Hornets giving him only 85 days after his (second) appointment coming on 7 September 2019. ...
Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Premier League clubs do Newcastle a favour on Sunday to leave this table ahead of interesting midwee...

Some interesting Premier League games on Sunday. Things looked to be going against Newcastle United but a pretty positive ending to this round of fixtures. No games on Monday night as this is the Amazon Prime midweek round of Premier League...
Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Alan Shearer explains how Newcastle tactics succeeded as they and Man City got what they deserved

Alan Shearer has said that despite only 23% possession, Newcastle United were well worth their point on Saturday. Manchester City were full of hard luck stories but the NUFC legend says that what the Newcastle players did with the 23% of the ball...
Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Heartbreaking comments from Manchester City fans after Newcastle draw – They are in our though...

Manchester City fans really are a breed apart now. Unrecognisable from the fanbase over a decade ago, when the new owners came in and bought them success with ever bigger spending. Rather than enjoying the success, being grateful and accepting...
Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Phil Neville very impressed by Newcastle United : “Look at how tight they are”

Phil Neville saw Newcastle United come under intense pressure but come out the other side. The former Manchester United and England defender very impressed by many aspects of the home side’s play against Manchester City. Phil Neville calling...
Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Would anybody be saying isn’t Rafa Benitez doing well 4 points better off after £80m spend on ...

Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Steve Bruce acknowledges Newcastle United unsung hero as gets crucial decision correct

Steve Bruce only made one change on Saturday but it proved a crucial one. DeAndre Yedlin injured and Javier Manquillo coming into the starting eleven. A bit of a bizarre one really. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Interesting from BBC pundit and former Man City star talking through Newcastle 2 Manchester City 2

An entertaining game at St James Park on Saturday as it ended Newcastle 2 Manchester City 2. Twice the visitors went ahead and twice Newcastle came back. Only three minutes between the first two goals and six minutes between the last...
Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Newcastle 2 Manchester City 2 – Match ratings and comments on all NUFC players

We asked Jonathan Drape-Comyn to give us his match ratings after Newcastle 2 Manchester City 2. A game where Newcastle came back twice to grab a great point. Excellent goals from Willems and Shelvey topping off a great team display.
Newcastle - 2019-12-02 08:52:03

Charlie Nicholas at least gets one thing right “Everyone dislikes Ashley”

Charlie Nicholas is back on his favourite topic. Every time a match comes around, he goes out of his way to say what a great job Steve Bruce is doing, as though he is managing Gateshead and not Newcastle United in the Premier League. Ahead of...
Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Manchester City star gives Newcastle United amusing backhanded compliment ahead of match

Rodri became Manchester City’s record signing this summer. The Spanish international midfielder arriving in July for £63m from Atletico Madrid. Rodri has started 10 Premier League games so far and says he has quickly learned one thing, that it...
Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Is Steve Bruce allowed to drop Joelinton"

Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Andy Carroll ruled out for Newcastle United now with new injury – Friday night update

Andy Carroll is ruled out of the Manchester City game. An exclusive on Friday night revealing, to the surprise of absolutely nobody, that the striker has picked up a new injury. It is The Mail who have broken the story and they say Andy Carroll...
Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Steve Bruce : January Manchester City win was long, long time ago, Newcastle now a ‘Different ...

Steve Bruce has taken his pre-Manchester City press conference. The NUFC head coach meeting journalists early Friday morning before training. The fourteenth Premier League game of the season and Newcastle looking to bounce back after defeat at...
Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Pep Guardiola quizzed on new Raheem Sterling contract and says can’t afford to lose at Newcast...

Pep Guardiola says that losing at St James Park in January is ‘forgotten’, although he admits that he and his team learned a lot from that day. As he points out, Man City didn’t suffer any after effects. Guardiola’s team not losing another...
Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Newcastle United might have a football team but do we have a football club"

Is it about a feeling of belonging and connection that goes way beyond the 90 minutes" You look at Blackpool and it is pretty clear that most of their fanbase didn?t feel like they had a club for so many years under the disgraceful ownership of...
Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Which 11 players would you select in the Newcastle team v Manchester City" Vote now

When talking about the injury/fitness situation on Friday, Head Coach Steve Bruce said that as well as long-term injuries Matt Ritchie and Jamaal Lascelles, DeAndre Yedlin is also likely to miss out against Man City with a hip flexor problem. So...
Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Arsenal fans force out another manager – Unai Emery sacked

The Arsenal fans have struck again, forcing manager Unai Emery out of the club. Arsenal releasing a statement on Friday morning saying that he had been sacked. After forcing Arsene Wenger out in even more disgraceful circumstances, it remains to...
Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Mike Ashley sidelines official Newcastle United Fans Forum in favour of lip service groups – S...

Mike Ashley has broken Premier League rules in recent years. The NUFC owner refusing to honour the obligation for club officials to meet with fans on a regular basis. The official Newcastle United Fans Forum has been a total joke. ...
Newcastle - 2019-11-30 08:53:23

Are Manchester City really worth 10 times more than Newcastle United"

A club built on money and little else these days. Also, a club built on sand, possibly in more ways than one. Despite eventually ensuring success on the pitch, it is very rare to see the Etihad full, with noticeable numbers of empty seats at...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

Watch Newcastle v Manchester City Live TV – The global channel listings for Saturday

Around the world, here are the channels you can watch Newcastle v Manchester City Live TV. The global TV listings are featured below for local (to you) coverage on Saturday (12.30pm (UK) kick-off). Steve Bruce with the opportunity to win three...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

Manchester City fans comments before Newcastle – I’m sure they were happier when they we...

I always enjoy reading comments from Manchester City fans these days. It always appears to be the case that the more money and better players that are brought in, the more they have to moan about it. It often feels like they were happier when they...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

Computer model says Newcastle rated 8% possibility to beat Man City and 21% chance for relegation

Interesting overview of Newcastle United for the season and this weekend. The computer model predictions are based on the FiveThirtyEight revision to the Soccer Power Index, which is a rating mechanism for football teams which takes account of over...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

Newcastle United release further official statement on Matt Ritchie injury – Not good news

Matt Ritchie had hardly missed a game since arriving from Bournemouth in summer 2016. Suspension overwhelmingly responsible for the handful of league matches the winger missed. Matt Ritchie appearing in 113 of the 122 league matches for Newcastle...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

Sean Longstaff says he is now seeing things from ‘another perspective’ at Newcastle Unit...

Ten months ago Sean Longstaff had his career highlight, so far. The young midfielder having arguably his best ever game as Newcastle beat Manchester City and Longstaff won the crucial penalty, tucked away by Matt Ritchie to win the match. That was...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

Andy Carroll starting for Newcastle United is overdue claims John Carver

Andy Carroll has played in seven of Newcastle United’s 13 Premier League games so far this season. However, he is yet to start any match. In his favour, all seven times he has been named on the bench, though only playing 124 minutes in...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

The great Newcastle United switch-off"

Even the hardcore antagonists in The Mag comments section are finding it difficult to sustain their interest/anger to quite the same degree. Both the moral majority who relentlessly want to expose Mike Ashley’s disgraceful running of the club...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

Michael Owen predicts double misery for Newcastle United

Michael Owen says he was ‘disappointed’ with Newcastle United on Monday night. Steve Bruce yet again setting his team up ultra-negatively and Aston Villa taking full advantage, two up after 36 minutes and it could have been a lot worse. Martin...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

Match of The Day commentator talks ‘Crisis’ ahead of Newcastle United v Manchester City

Ahead of the game on Saturday, Match of The Day commentator Guy Mowbray has been analysing the Newcastle United v Manchester City game. Newcastle having brought to end a 22 game run without a win against Man City, when NUFC won 2-1 in...
Newcastle - 2019-11-29 08:52:53

We have to stop letting Mike Ashley get away with this at Newcastle United

It is Groundhog Day at Newcastle United. We are now entering December, the festive period, and at roughly this time every year, we see the same newspaper articles, with the Chronicle being the main protagonists, doing the rounds on a possible...
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

Behind the scenes problems made public for Newcastle United striker

Almost a season and a half after signing for NUFC, Newcastle fans still don’t really know what to make of Yoshinori Muto. Unlike strikers brought in from less competitive leagues, it was fair to assume we would see at least a certain level of...
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

This much changed Newcastle team v Manchester City can get surprise result

All eyes are now on the Newcastle team v Manchester City. Steve Bruce going into Saturday afternoon’s match on the back of a poor effort at Aston Villa. The match ended 2-0 but it could easily have been a Villa win by four or more, as the home...
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

Steve Bruce delays autobiography ‘What happens at Newcastle might be worth a chapter or two...

Steve Bruce has confirmed that his autobiography has been put on hold. It had an original release date of October 2019 but circumstances meant that date was made impossible. Both of Bruce’s parents dying within a short space of time and family...
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

Former Steve Bruce player says he’s responsible for lack of goals at Newcastle as it’s t...

Steve Bruce watched his team deservedly well beaten on Monday night. The NUFC Head Coach losing on his first return to Villa Park after been sacked by the then Championship club last year. Even more worrying than the scoreline was the nature of...
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

Special Offer – Watch Newcastle United Live TV Matches in December on Amazon Prime for free

You don’t get much in this life for free but fair play to Amazon Prime for this offer on watching the Newcastle United Live TV matches in December for absolutely nothing (sign up
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

Essential Reading: The beginners guide to BruceSpeak

For a successful (someone will always appoint him) manager, Steve Bruce, famously, does not do tactics. Friends in the media claim his original quote was a self-deprecating, throwaway line. After his sacking by Sunderland, The Guardian?s Louise...
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

Can these 2 essential Newcastle signings be made if Steve Bruce shifts some of the 9 unwanted player...

Steve Bruce wanting a central midfielder as his top priority, closely followed by another striker (goalscorer!). However, I think that the reality is that Newcastle United have to at the very least get some current players off the wage bill (or...
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

Eight years on but I’ll never tire of watching this Gary Speed video tribute

Today marks the eighth anniversary of Gary Speed’s sad passing. It shows how quickly time moves on that it is already eight years since we all heard that shocking news. Like all people who have achieved in their lives, we think it is important...
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

These signings now expose discredited Mike Ashley transfer moves

Mike Ashley built up Sports Direct from nothing. He has then bought business after business, brand after brand, to add to his ever growing business empire. Little surprise that after becoming a billionaire from nowhere, Mike Ashley is a...
Newcastle - 2019-11-28 08:52:25

The only surprise is that any Newcastle United fan was surprised…

I’m amazed that any Newcastle United fan was surprised by what happened at Villa Park last night. However, there seem to be plenty of them/you about. It appears no shortage of people had swallowed the nonsense the newspapers, especially local...
Newcastle - 2019-11-27 08:52:20

Aston Villa 2 Newcastle 0 – The Match Report

Aston Villa 2 Newcastle 0  – Monday 25 November 8pm Well, working in Birmingham is never fun, what with the complicated road systems and miserable locals, it?s a place I always try to avoid. However, with Newcastle playing there on Monday night...
Newcastle - 2019-11-27 08:52:20

‘The Allan Saint-Maximin Facade ? Don?t Be Fooled!’

The only thing more disturbing than Newcastle?s inept display yesterday evening, was reading the post-match player reviews from fans, pundits and local journalists alike that somehow bewilderingly identified Allan Saint-Maximin as Newcastle?s star...
Newcastle - 2019-11-27 08:52:20

3 Positives and 3 Negatives from Aston Villa 2 Newcastle 0

Monday night finished Aston Villa 2 Newcastle 0. United never really looking  like they were going to get anything and two goals in four first-half minutes quickly ensured that. A little bit of spirit shown at the start of the second period but...
Newcastle - 2019-11-27 08:52:20

Premier League relegation odds – All change after Newcastle United defeat to Aston Villa

Interesting to see how the Premier League relegation odds are looking after this latest round of games, Newcastle really poor as they lost at Aston Villa. Before the season started, the bookies made Newcastle United a comfortable mid-table...
Newcastle - 2019-11-27 08:52:20

Club philosophy of simply trying to find three teams worse than ourselves still rings very true

So that’s another distinctly average side Newcastle United have made to look like world beaters. The defeat against Aston Villa last night was another glaring example of how Newcastle United will struggle this season. Aston Villa have very...
Newcastle - 2019-11-27 08:52:20
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