Newcastle United failed to adequately add to the squad in the summer and have suffered as a result. After a superb campaign last season which saw them finish 5th, there were high expectations from the Magpies again this season. In the summer Vurnon Anita was the only major signing, whereas all other European contenders were … Continue reading

Liverpool 1-1 Newcastle United – Anfield Curse Strikes Again For Both Clubs

This day will always be remembered for a great individual performance by Luis Suarez, but both clubs will be dissatisfied at a point for different reasons. Newcastle have an awful record at Anfield losing 15 of their last 16 visits. The current Liverpool side also haven’t got a great record at home so a draw today continues … Continue reading

Newcastle United 3 – 0 Manchester United: Red Devils prevail in plucky display

It was perhaps Manchester United’s best performance of the season to date, but some of the media’s reaction is far too kind.

Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse – Why can’t they play together?

It is a common misconception in the media that Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse are a great striking partnership. What they actually are is two great individual strikers.

Newcastle 1 – 0 Norwich: Demba Ba strikes again

This was always going to be emotional as Chris Hughton returned to St. James Park, with his Norwich side, after guiding Newcastle back to the Premier League after their relegation in 2009. It was unfair the way he was fired, so he was always going to get a rapturous welcome, as we never got to say … Continue reading

Everton 2 – 2 Newcastle United: Tributes to the 96 made before extraordinary match

In a game started by rapturous applause and respect for the Hillsborough Justice Campaign by Liverpool’s Merseyside neighbours and rivals Everton, later dubbed ‘Merseyside United’, Newcastle earned a point at Goodison Park in a game that was central to more ‘goal-line technology’ controversy.