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Predicting Newcastle United’s December fixtures

December 2nd, 2020 | No Comments |

Callum Wilson
Can Callum Wilson keep up his form through December?
As expected, Newcastle United are having an indifferent season, and manager Steve Bruce is dividing opinions. While one can understand that he could not spend what he would have liked to in the summer transfer window, it must be noted that the team are not playing free-flowing and dynamic football that many fans would like to see.

Just like last season, Newcastle are not going to get relegated from the Premier League, but the St. James’ Park faithful would like to see the team show more ambition. It may be a case of hoping against hope, but perhaps things in December will change. (more…)

It’s been a long time coming!

December 24th, 2010 | 11 Comments |

Home comforts this Christmas?
Home comforts this Christmas?
It’s nice for us to have some home comforts at this festive time of year, and I would guess that it is also nice for the players to have some of those comforts aswell.

Well this year they can as Newcastle, rather strangely, play a home match on Boxing Day for the first time in nine years.

There will be no early starts for the players, no commute of several hours just to make the game, and the same applies to most of our fans, apart from the ones who are travelling a distance to go and watch the game of course. A home game on Boxing Day doesn’t happen very often for us, which is why I’d like those fans going to the game to turn the atmosphere into a Christmas cracker.

Traditionally we haven’t had an awful lot to crow about on Boxing Day as results have tended to go against us, but hopefully that will change this Sunday when Manchester City, complete with Balotelli’s silly glove hat thingy, come to St James’ Park. (more…)