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The Joey Barton show continues! Newcastle United 0-0 Arsenal: Report, highlights, interviews…

August 14th, 2011 | 19 Comments |

Extended match highlights.

In what seems to be somwthing of a tradition now, Newcastle United faced their usual stiff test against one of the ‘top four’ clubs in their first game of the Premiership season.

Those who might have been expecting a repeat of the last fixture against the Gunners were to be disappointed. However, although our last game against Arsenal was a 4-4 rollercoaster and this was a fairly flat 0-0 draw overall, there were similarities besides both teams walking away with a point each. It was strongly arguable that Arsenal dominated the midfield in the first half with their 4-2-3-1 against our 4-4-2. As well as this, the Joey Barton show also played a key role in controversial circumstances resulting in an Arsenal player, the debutante, Gervinho this time rather than Abu Diaby, being sent off and changing the balance of the game somewhat. Plus ça change… (more…)

Newcastle 4 – 4 Arsenal – Match Highlights and Interviews video.

February 5th, 2011 | 73 Comments |

Match highlights video of the game including no less than eight goals, including two penalties.

A perfect start by Arsenal with four straight goals in the first half. Then, a complete reversal of fortune. Arsenal implode after Diaby is sent off after reacting furiously to an agricultural Joey Barton tackle. Arsenal then lose their head inspiring a magnificent fightback by the Magpies to level all four goals by the final whistle. Leon Best also has what looks to be a perfectly good goal for offside too!

Goals by Theo Walcott, Johan Djourou, Robin van Persie (2), Joey Barton (2 penalties) Leon Best, and finally, a magnificent volley from Cheik Tiote. (more…)