Archive for the ‘FarmerG’ Category

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 [...]

Does Pardew Know What He’s Doing Part II: Playing the Blame Game

Posted January 22nd, 2013 by FarmerG | 71 Comments

It’s time for the long awaited second installment of this series looking at Alan Pardew’s role at the club, and if he know what he’s doing? (Hence the title). Because of recent events, I have decided to do a piece on his tendency to blame all and sundry other than himself for some disappointing performances this season [...]

The Importance of Being North East Top Dog

Posted January 16th, 2013 by FarmerG | 171 Comments

It’s always intrigued me how individual NUFC fans see their club’s relationship with our eternal rivals down the road. I mean we all chant ‘we hate Sunderland’ on match days but does the rivalry mean different things to fans living where they hardly ever come across the great unwashed such as the North bank of the Tyne or [...]

Does Pardew Know What He’s Doing? Part 1: Transfers

Posted January 6th, 2013 by FarmerG | 110 Comments

Alright, I’m “FarmerG” and this is my NUFCBlog debut post. I’m going to start with a biggy; so big in fact that I’m going to split it up into bite size chunks for your digestion. Basically, this series of blogs will investigate NUFC head honcho Alan Scott Pardew’s role at the club, delving deep into the important issues surrounding the clubs [...]