Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Newcastle United’s two forgotten players

Posted June 9th, 2015 by workyticket | 68 Comments

In the misery and inertia of Mike Ashley’s Newcastle United, it is good to try and look for the flowers in the cracks of the concrete from time to time to keep oneself sane. With this in mind, I could have written about younger players like Ayoze Perez, Rolando Aarons etc but then I thought […]

Will John Carver be told who to play at Newcastle United?

Posted February 5th, 2015 by workyticket | 363 Comments

By his own admission, Rangers’ current caretaker head coach, Kenny McDowall, has been told not only that he has no say in the players they sign, but also that he will only have a limited input into team selection too. According to McDowall himself, he has been ordered by Mike Ashley and his henchman at […]

Manchester United vs Newcastle United preview and match banter!

Posted December 7th, 2013 by workyticket | 72 Comments

Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester. Date: Sat 7th Dec, 2013. Kick off: 12.45pm. Referee: Andre Marriner. UK TV: BT Sport. Well both teams go into this one still reeling from defeats in midweek. For the Magpies, Alan Pardew’s four game winning streak was brought to a shuddering halt after a tactical masterclass in adversity from Swansea’s […]

Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion mega preview and match banter!

Posted November 30th, 2013 by workyticket | 95 Comments

Venue: St James’ Park, Newcastle. Date: Sat 30th Nov, 2013. Kick off: 5.30pm. Referee: Phil Dowd. UK TV: Sky Sports 1. Could we be celebrating four wins in a row this evening? If the Magpies do manage to wrestle a juicy three point worm from the Throstles at tea time, it would be the first […]

Newcastle United vs Norwich City mega match preview

Posted November 23rd, 2013 by workyticket | 2 Comments

Venue: St James’ Park, Newcastle. Date: Sat 23rd Nov, 2013. Kick off: 3.00pm. Referee: Mike Dean. UK TV: None. Chris Hughton’s Norwich City seem to be a team in transition at the moment. Despite bringing in quite a few new players in the last transfer window and very creditable 11th and 12th placed finishes in […]

Krul’s record-breaking performance against Tottenham [video]

Posted November 11th, 2013 by workyticket | 7 Comments

My latest piece on was published earlier today. Called ‘Tim Krul – the best performance by any goalkeeper this season?,’ it is my usual look back over the week-end’s game on my other Newcastle United blog. As the title suggests, it is mostly about Tim Krul’s performance in goal on Sunday, which pretty much […]

Tottenham Hotspur vs Newcastle United mega match preview

Posted November 9th, 2013 by workyticket | 33 Comments

Venue: St James’ Park, Newcastle. Date: Sun 9th Nov, 2013. Kick off: 12.00 noon. Referee: Chris Foy. UK TV: Sky Sports 1. Well this one will certainly test the commitment of our away fans. A 12.00 noon kick off down in the big smoke should see a couple of thousand Geordies or so waking up […]

Newcastle United vs Chelsea match banter!

Posted November 2nd, 2013 by workyticket | 46 Comments

Venue: St James’ Park, Newcastle. Date: Sat 2nd Nov, 2013. Kick off: 12.45pm. Referee: Lee Mason. UK TV: BT Sport. Of course, the Chelsea Pensioners will be huge favourites for this one, just as the Manchester Citizens were in Wednesday evening’s League Cup clash. However the Magpies weren’t too shabby at all in that one […]

Alan Pardew’s Chelsea pre-match press conference video.

Posted November 1st, 2013 by workyticket | 30 Comments

Highlights (can’t believe I just wrote that) of Alan Pardew’s Chelsea pre match press conference yesterday. I have also included Pardew’s post match press conference after the League Cup defeat to Manchester City below, where Pardew also looks forward to the Chelsea game.

Sunderland vs Newcastle United full match video, extended highlights and interviews

Posted October 27th, 2013 by workyticket | 57 Comments

Sunderland v Newcastle United full match video from the Stadium of Light. Extended highlights.