Is this the right time for Newcastle United to be taken over?

Is this the right time for Newcastle United to be taken over?

Mike Ashley is approaching ten years as owner of Newcastle United and his tenure can be described as eventful but unsuccessful. There has been plenty going on at St James’ Park off the pitch, but the football hasn’t been great, with the Magpies suffering two relegations during that time. Supporters will never take to the English businessman, as he lacks ambition and has done a lot to antagonise them. However, there has been a cooling of tensions over the last …
Newcastle United: Trying to Secure Future Through Early Transfers

Newcastle United: Trying to Secure Future Through Early Transfers

Newcastle United is a club with some incredible fluctuations in terms of their performances. As a team, they have been known to switch off for an entire half of a season as much as they have been capable of beating the best in the land with a handsome margin (6-1 against Spurs in 2015-16 comes to mind). These fluctuations in performances, combined with fluctuating policies at the top, have ensured that since the start of the Premier League era, Newcastle …
Would Moussa Sissoko be a good signing for Everton?

Would Moussa Sissoko be a good signing for Everton?

The future of Moussa Sissoko has been one of the most talked about subjects this transfer window. He is still with Newcastle United, but it remains extremely unlikely that he will stay. In the media, he has constantly talked about his desire to leave and move to a Premier League club. On Saturday, he was in the stands at St James' Park and received a lot of abuse from the Newcastle fans. The situation is poisonous and although Newcastle are …
Andros Townsend's £13m Move to Crystal Palace

Andros Townsend's £13m Move to Crystal Palace

After six months in the North East, Andros Townsend has come back to London after moving from Newcastle United to Crystal Palace.  The English winger made a £12m move from Tottenham to Newcastle in January and now has made a £13m move from Newcastle to Crystal Palace. After scoring four goals in less than 1100 minutes, Townsend was always going to be one of Newcastle's more sought after players after they were relegated.  The move to Palace is an interesting one. …
2015-16 Premier League Season Review: Part One

2015-16 Premier League Season Review: Part One

Some people believe the 2015-16 Premier League season was one of the greatest in history. In truth, it was one of the worst in terms of quality but the fairytale story which followed Leicester City to being crowned the league champions has been one of the greatest achievements in the history of English football. Nothing would surpass the highlight of the Foxes lifting the Premier League trophy but there’s been plenty of let downs, big money transfers, manager sackings and …
Newcastle United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This match looked set to be the most interesting fixture on the final day of the Premier League season for months. Newcastle have been fighting relegation, while Spurs were challenging for the title. However, it is now a dead rubber, as both of these clubs have seen their fate sealed. The only slight point of interest this weekend is that Spurs need a point or more to ensure that they finish above local rivals to Arsenal. Newcastle United will be …
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Keegan: "I Will Love It" - 20 Years On

It remains one of the most iconic interviews in Premier League history, Kevin Keegan’s emotional outburst live on Sky Sports. The phrase “I will love it” particularly resonated and Keegan became synonymous with it; so much so, that an astonishing 20 years on, it’s still talked about. The backdrop to Keegan’s interview on 29th April was as captivating as his impassioned speech. Newcastle had been dubbed ‘the entertainers’, with their swashbuckling attacking style of play and care-free approach. Now, they’d be …
Liverpool vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This fixture has delivered some classics down the years and this weekend has some very interesting sub-plots. Newcastle need to get a result to enhance their survival chances, while their manager Rafael Benitez will be returning to the club where he won the Champions League in 2005. It's expected that Benitez will get a good reception at Anfield, but there won't be any sympathy shown to the situation he finds himself in at Newcastle and Liverpool will be keen to …
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