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 …
Could Shelvey Unlock Newcastle's Potential?

Could Shelvey Unlock Newcastle's Potential?

Whisper it quietly, but Newcastle looked like a really good side against West Ham on Saturday. Eyebrows were raised when they opted to pay £12m for Jonjo Shelvey, and as a Newcastle fan, I was uncertain about the transfer, but after seeing his influence on Saturday, it is easy to see why the club wanted him. Newcastle have been lacking a quality playmaker since Yohan Cabaye left the club and their central midfield was certainly their weakness in the opening …
Newcastle United vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

Newcastle United welcome Tottenham to St James’ Park on Sunday for their Premier League clash. The two sides are in very different positions heading into the game. Theoretically, Newcastle United’s season is over and their players are mentally already on holiday. However, 5 losses on the bounce threaten to throw them into the relegation battle late on as teams below them manage to pick up points here and there. Less than the magic 40 points should be enough to stay …
Newcastle United vs Manchester United Preview |Team News, Key Men and Stats

Newcastle United vs Manchester United Preview |Team News, Key Men and Stats

4th placed Manchester United travel to the Tyneside for their 28th match day fixture in the Premier League and with arch-rivals and an in-form Liverpool side lurking for the final Champions League spot, they will know that a slip could cost them an arm and a leg come the end of the season. Newcastle, on the other hand, currently sit in the bottom half of the table and with no possibility of moving into the top half of the table …
Newcastle v Stoke Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle v Stoke Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle host in-form Stoke City on Sunday in a tie between the 10th and 11th spot in the Premier League table. While Stoke come of consecutive wins over Leicester and QPR garnering a total of 10 points in the last 5 games, Newcastle have had a mixed bag of results with 2 wins and 2 losses apart from a draw in the last 5 games. Team News Newcastle Newcastle have a long list of absentees for this fixture which figures …
Ayoze Perez: A Mid-Season Review Of The Spaniard

Ayoze Perez: A Mid-Season Review Of The Spaniard

When reports broke out that Ayoze Perez had rejected the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona to sign for Newcastle, there was a sense of awe and disbelief amongst fans worldwide. After all, we don’t see a lot of players rejecting the lure of joining the mighty Spanish clubs. However, it can be understood that the move to Newcastle was a pure footballing move, since joining  any of the clubs mentioned would render his career fruitless due to lack of …
Newcastle Vs Everton Betting Preview: Magpies equal to Everton firepower

Newcastle Vs Everton Betting Preview: Magpies equal to Everton firepower

Newcastle to have the same or more shots than Everton @ 11/10 (2.1). Unique bet to the Tailorbet concept. Take the bet at http://goo.gl/uLrAZH There is very little to choose between Newcastle and Everton when it comes to shooting this season. The Magpies and the Toffees have a very similar total of shots in the Premier League so separating the two is difficult ahead of their meeting at St James' Park, with home advantage the likely deciding factor. Newcastle's total from 18 Premier …
Newcastle United v Everton Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Newcastle United v Everton Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

In what might be seen as a tie of flailing fortunes, Newcastle United host Everton on Sunday, the 28th of December in the last kick-off of the day. With just 4 points from a possible 15, both the teams have seen their position in the league plummet. While Newcastle come into this game with 3 consecutive losses, Everton have lost their last 2 ties. After a resurgent run that saw them win 5 consecutive games, Alan Pardew’s men have been …
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