Archive for the ‘NUFC match previews’ Category

Newcastle United v Swansea City match preview

Posted April 18th, 2014 by Hugh de Payen | 821 Comments

Date: Saturday 19 April 2014. Time: 15:00. Venue: St James’ Park. Referee: Chris Foy. UK TV: None. Newcastle host Swansea at St James’ Park this weekend as both teams seek to improve on a bad run of form. Newcastle have looked like a team already on their holidays lately. The rubber alligator is on the […]

Newcastle United v Crystal Palace match preview

Posted March 21st, 2014 by Hugh de Payen | 137 Comments

Date: Saturday 22nd March 2014. Time: 15:00. Venue: St James’ Park. Referee: Lee Probert. UK TV: None. Hot on the heels of defeat at Craven Cottage, we face lower table opposition again this week as we host Crystal Palace, which is of course where Alan Pardew played his football between 1987 and 1991. Back in […]

Newcastle United v Aston Villa match preview

Posted February 22nd, 2014 by Hugh de Payen | 719 Comments

Date: Sunday 23rd February 2014. Time: 13:30. Venue: St James’ Park. Referee: Martin Atkinson. UK TV: Sky Sports 1. It’s a mid-table battle at St James’ Park on Sunday as Newcastle play Aston Villa and I reckon both teams will think they can win it too. Villa will fancy their chances against us given our […]

Newcastle United vs Southampton match preview and banter!

Posted December 14th, 2013 by workyticket | 80 Comments

Venue: St James’ Park, Newcastle. Date: Sat 14th Dec, 2013. Kick off: 3.00pm. Referee: Mike Jones. UK TV: None. Hello, good afternoon and welcome to my latest ‘match banter’ feature for this afternoon’s game against Southampton. This could be the last one for a while, if at all. I thought I’d do one last set […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sunderland vs Newcastle United mega match preview

Posted October 26th, 2013 by workyticket | 17 Comments

Venue: Stadium of Blight, Blunderland. Date: Sun 27th Oct, 2013. Kick off: 1.30pm. Referee: Lee Probert. UK TV: Sky Sports. “They’re an odd lot let me tell you; ideas above their station yet supporting a team who are nothing more than a hindrance even when at their best under Peter Reid.” Wrote Sir Alex Grumpyface […]

Cardiff City vs Newcastle United mega-preview

Posted October 5th, 2013 by workyticket | 15 Comments

Venue: Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. Date: Sat 5th Oct, 2013. Kick off: 3.00pm. Referee: Kevin Friend (Leics). UK TV: None. No matter what Alan Pardew or the club say, the sharks have started to circle around Alan Pardew now, and if the Magpies lose this one we could well be be seeing a Sky Sports […]