After Jonas Gutierrez publically criticised Newcastle United’s lack of intensity in their training sessions last season, Alan Pardew went away for a while, had a think, and has decided that both his staff and himself “need to be honest about it” and admit that mistakes were made. He then goes on to suggest that Gutierrez [...]
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Speaking exclusively to Sports Direct News, Alan Pardew saluted Mike Ashley’s “bravery” in saving Newcastle United from the Championship, but also suggested that he may not be able to do it a second time should the club be relegated again. He also revealed that without the handicap of European football in the coming season, though [...]
Below you can see two Newcastle United “teams of the season,” which I have assembled based on player statistics from whoscored.com, OPTA and transfermarkt.co.uk. The first (and most important) is based on performances in the Premier League, with the second based on performances in the Europa League. The figures below the player’s names are their [...]
“This was our 50th game today, which goes a little bit unnoticed. With all the travelling involved as well, that’s tough. Clubs will look at us and the impact it can have, because it’s not only the extra games but the injuries we’ve had on the back of that. There’s no doubt that our league [...]
Newcastle United v Benfica full match video (Opens in new window). Match highlights.
Highlights from this evening’s Europa League second leg match between Newcastle United and Benfica at St James’ Park. Complete with hilarious German commentary. Newcastle United v Benfica full match video. Alternative Highlights.
Benfica v Newcastle United full match video. Match highlights.
Highlights from this evening’s Europa League game between Benfica and Newcastle United from the Estadio da Luz, Lisbon. Benfica v Newcastle United full match video. Alternative highlights.
With the Newcastle United being drawn against footballing aristocrats Benfica for their Europa League quarter final on Thursday, here is part two of my guide to Benfica. In part one, I took a look at some aspects of Benfica’s history, including it’s links to Newcastle United and the North East in general. In this one, [...]
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 [...]