Archive for the ‘Fabricio Coloccini’ Category

And the NUFC Blog player of the season is…

Posted July 9th, 2013 by workyticket | 95 Comments

Well, 1732 of you voted at the time of writing, and for the second time in a row NUFC Blog’s player of the season is (drumroll): Fabricio Coloccini! He beat off Tim Krul into second for the second time in a row too, with Davide Santon replacing Yohan Cabaye on the bottom siep of the […]

Mike Williamson the star of Newcastle United’s “team of the season”

Posted June 1st, 2013 by workyticket | 130 Comments

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 […]

Newcastle United now fourth in Premier League recent form table

Posted March 14th, 2013 by workyticket | 11 Comments

All you Magpies fans out there out there may have noticed that their has been a distinct upswing in Newcastle United’s form since the end of January, with the club rising from 16th to 13th in the Premiership table. Our last six Premiership games since that time, starting with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa […]

Bring On The Purples: Newcastle United’s Transfer Policy Explained

Posted February 11th, 2013 by FarmerG | 125 Comments

It seems a lifetime since signings like Michael Owen and Mark Viduka wore the black and white. Declining, injury prone and nearly always overpriced; these marquee players from the Shepherd era were one of the main reasons we were relegated  at the beginning of Ashley’s reign. On massive wages and having already achieved something notable […]

Coloccini not thinking about Summer move – His full Fox interview translated.

Posted February 5th, 2013 by workyticket | 64 Comments

In an interview with Fox Sports conducted in Spanish when he was on duty with the Argentinian national side in Sweden, Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini gave more insight into his plan to escape from Newcastle United and return to his home country. Carefully selected excerpts of his thoughts have been translated and published on […]

Have we heard the last of all the Coloccini cobblers now?

Posted January 26th, 2013 by workyticket | 83 Comments

There has been much talk amongst fans in the past few weeks on the situation with Newcastle United’s captain, Fabricio Coloccini. While there is no doubt that the player is having personal problems at the moment, that he made a request to go back and join his family in Argentina, and that one of his […]

Coloccini’s letter to San Lorenzo translated

Posted January 26th, 2013 by workyticket | 23 Comments

Dear Reader, below is my own personal translation of the letter Fabricio Coloccini allegedly sent to his old Argentinian club San Lorenzo, who have of course been trying to exploit Coloccini’s personal problems to their own ends over the last few weeks. There is another English translation floating around on the Interweb, however they can […]

NUFC have taken one step forward then two steps back under Pardew

Posted December 12th, 2012 by ToonBano | 78 Comments

Many thanks to “ToonBano” from the Toon blog www.toonbano.com for his second guest blog here – wt. Today is the two year anniversary of Alan Pardew’s very first game as NUFC manager, when we defeated Liverpool 3-1 thanks to goals from Kevin Nolan, Joey Barton and Andy Carroll. Just looking at the goal scorers that […]

Magpie magic or Belgian bombshell? Club Brugge vs Newcastle United match preview

Posted November 8th, 2012 by workyticket | 7 Comments

Venue: Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges. Date: Thursday, 8th November. Kick off: 6:00pm Referee: L. Banti‎. UK TV: ESPN. Well, alot has happened in the world of Club Brugge since since our 1-0 victory against them at St James’ Park two weeks ago. Back in those dim and distant days, their manager was Georges “Mack the […]

Liverpool vs Newcastle United full match video, highlights, interviews and match report

Posted November 4th, 2012 by workyticket | 152 Comments

Liverpool vs Newcastle United full match video first half.