Archive for the ‘Away supporters’ guides’ Category

S.L. Benfica – A complete guide for Geordies (part one)

Posted March 29th, 2013 by workyticket | 7 Comments

As Newcastle United’s next Europa League opponents are the Portuguese footballing aristocrats of Benfica, I have been inspired to write a two part guide to the club. In this first part, I will taking a brief look at the history of the club, as well as taking a look at the links between Benfica, Newcastle […]

Metalist Kharkiv: A guide for Alan Pardew (and the rest of us)

Posted December 21st, 2012 by workyticket | 33 Comments

With the news that Newcastle United will be facing Metalist Kharkiv over two legs in the the next round of our Europa League campaign, I thought it might be a good idea to probe this side from the north east of Ukraine. Going on what Alan Pardew said when he was interviewed about the draw, […]

The Toon are back! Your full NUFC pre season guide (Part two)

Posted July 14th, 2012 by workyticket | 24 Comments

Pre season guide part one Fenerbahçe S.K. v Newcastle United. Date: Saturday, 21st July. Venue: Káposztás Utcai Stadion, Sopron, Hungary. Kick off: 7pm local time / 6pm UK time Tickets TBC. UK TV: Live on ESPN UK. This one sees the Magpies making another step up as they take on last years runners up from […]

The Toon are back! Your full NUFC pre season guide (Part one)

Posted July 13th, 2012 by workyticket | 36 Comments

Pre season guide part two It’s here again already! Newcastle United’s series of pre season fixtures starts this evening in Chemnitz, as the Magpies kick off their European tour, playing six games (if you count one against the Dutch Den Haag which is yet to be officially confirmed). Two of the games will be played […]

‘Around the grounds’ by Chris Nelson.

Posted September 14th, 2010 by toonsy | 46 Comments

Some of my best days supporting Newcastle have come away from St James’ Park. I don’t mean that as a criticism of our home ground as, quite simply, it isn’t. Being at a match at St James’ Park can be a unique experience which is unrivalled so far on my travels, but being the adventurous […]

Rangers v Newcastle – An away day guide.

Posted August 6th, 2010 by toonsy | 65 Comments

Newcastle United head north of the border for their final pre-season game on Saturday, and will be taking at least 3,850 fans with them. That is the official allocation of tickets given to Newcastle, and all of them have been sold. Fans will be located in the Broomloan Road stand upper and lower tiers. I’ve […]

QPR v Newcastle United – A season finale guide for away fans.

Posted April 30th, 2010 by toonsy | 31 Comments

Newcastle United head down south to London on Sunday where they will be hoping to sign off the season in capital fashion by taking all three points at Loftus Road. It has been brought to my attention that some fans are travelling without tickets and are just hoping to catch the party atmosphere, whilst others […]

Reading v Newcastle United – An away fan’s guide, Vol II.

Posted April 12th, 2010 by toonsy | 137 Comments

This guide takes a look at Newcastle United’s next away game at Reading’s Madejski Stadium, originally scheduled for Saturday 9th January with a kick-off of 3pm but unfortunately had to be cancelled due to frozen conditions around the ground. You’ll be forgiven for thinking that the game was to be held in some Arctic tundra […]

Peterborough v Newcastle United – An away fans’ guide.

Posted April 1st, 2010 by toonsy | 79 Comments

With only four away games remaining in what now appears certain to be a whistle-stop tour of Championship grounds, the Toon Army roll into Peterborough for top versus bottom clash. Promotion could be a very real possibilty on Saturday as Newcastle look to seal the deal at the very earliest opportunity. It’s that possibility of […]

Doncaster Rovers v Newcastle United – A Newcastle fan’s away guide.

Posted March 22nd, 2010 by toonsy | 120 Comments

A quick turn around from Saturday see’s Newcastle United travel to Doncaster Rovers on Tuesday evening in yet another crucial Championship clash. The town of Doncaster has featured pretty heavily in two of Newcastle’s most successful era’s. Former player and manager, Kevin Keegan was born in Doncaster and Joe Harvey was born on the outskirts […]