Newcastle

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Andros Townsend to add to a promising blend at Newcastle

Reports today suggest that Andros Townsend will soon be a Newcastle player. If that happens - and if his arrival signifies the end of the club’s January spending - it will…


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Andros Townsend, Newcastle United, and a tide of snark

Something strange has happened to Andros Townsend. From the moment he was first capped by England, he seems to have been fighting against a tide of snide negativity. In January…


What Newcastle United need to be over the weekend

Watching your side play Manchester City away from home is a strange feeling.  With the Etihad Stadium now expanded to reflect its incumbent’s status in the game, it’s an environment…


Newcastle United: Say nothing, admit nothing, be nothing

There’s nothing to laugh about at Newcastle United.  Even in this age of feverish tribalism, the situation St James’ Park doesn’t offer so much as a hint of schadenfreude.  Primarily,…


Crystal Palace affords Alan Pardew a true judgement

As he had been expected to do for some time, Alan Pardew officially took over at Crystal Palace today.  Pardew has signed a three-and-a-half year contract and will take charge…


Why Crystal Palace probably appeals to Alan Pardew

After his side’s 3-2 win over Everton yesterday, Alan Pardew failed to fulfill his media duties.  John Carver was sent to face the press instead and, supposedly, when a reporter…


Alan Pardew, Newcastle, and a sudden lack of excuses

What a strange six months Newcastle have had.  Five of them have been abject, but the last has been full of future promise. The slump that the side willfully entered…


Analysing the The FA’s decision to rescind the red card for Newcastle’s Paul Dummett

The first time you saw Paul Dummett’s challenge on Luis Suarez at Anfield, I’m guessing you thought that it warranted a red card - me too. The collision between the…


Why Alan Pardew needs to keep hold of his Newcastle job for the sake of his career

Realistically, Alan Pardew’s only hope of retaining his job at Newcastle United rests on the reality that Mike Ashley has probably made the manager’s job sufficiently unappealing as to discourage…


Alan Pardew is just a symptom of the issues at Newcastle and not really a direct cause

[AdSense-A] All of us saw the banners at The Britannia Stadium at the weekend, and there’s not a lot of ambiguity over the Newcastle fans’ feelings towards Alan Pardew. Understandably…


Alan Pardew surely coming to the end at Newcastle United

[AdSense-A] Following today’s defeat at home to Manchester United, Newcastle have now lost seven of their last ten games. Beyond the ugliness of that sequence, the real worry has been…


Newcastle vs Manchester United: Individual Player Statistics

[AdSense-A] Two comfortable Premier League wins and a draw with the best side in Europe - David Moyes has had worse weeks at Old Trafford. Here are the statistics from…


Fulham: Notable graphics from Craven Cottage

Fulham recorded a long overdue win today, and closed the gap between themselves and Cardiff City - here are a couple of notable graphics, for information purposes only, courtesy of…