The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 1

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 1

The Premier League is back. Eight games have been played, sixteen teams have begun their seasons, filled with a mix of optimism and trepidation. Teams coming off good seasons will have been hoping to carry that form into the new season and kick on up the table. Others will have wanted to shake off the stench of disappointment after a bad season last time around. For only the second time since the dawn of the Premier League era (05-06 the …
Jeff Hendrick rumours show reality of Newcastle's summer

Jeff Hendrick rumours show reality of Newcastle's summer

Following weeks of being linked to Gareth Bale, Philippe Coutinho and Edinson Cavani, Newcastle United's summer looks to be a sobering one. This was always likely to be the case following the failed takeover, with a rumoured budget of £35 millions plus sales. Mike Ashley is an uninterested owner and is not going to pump in big money to nullify the effect of the current pandemic. However, as supporters continue to put pressure on the Premier League and the failed …
Liverpool Vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The first international break of the season is over and the Premier League teams are getting ready for a hectic rest of September. Those playing in Europe – like Liverpool – will be playing five games in the last 16 days of September, while those not in Europe – like Newcastle United  - will be playing four in the same time. The first of these is on this Saturday at lunchtime, as Liverpool will host Newcastle at Anfield. It will …
Tottenham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Tottenham host Newcastle United this weekend as they look to make it three out of three unbeaten in the Premier League. Their performances haven’t been great during the opening two weekends, but they have managed to get positive results in both of their matches. On the other hand, Steve Bruce is already under pressure at St James’ Park following back-to-back defeats. It was always going to be difficult to succeed Rafa Benitez and the supporters’ ire will only grow with …
Newcastle United v Arsenal Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Predictions

Newcastle United v Arsenal Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Predictions

Newcastle had yet another tumultuous summer. Rafa Benitez left the club after he could not agree to a new contract. Now it is up to new manager Steve Bruce to save the Magpies from relegation once again. He'll have a difficult debut as top-four hopefuls Arsenal visit St. James' Park. Arsenal enter the season with one mandate: get back into the Champions League. After missing out on the top four by a single point and losing in the Europa League …
Tottenham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

The opening match of the Premier League weekend will see Tottenham host Newcastle United at Wembley. It will be a fascinating contest as the home side are still struggling with injuries and the visitors will be arriving with a spring in their step. Mauricio Pochettino will view the midweek round of games as a positive, as his team increased their lead on Chelsea and Manchester United while closing the gap on the teams above. A title challenge remains unlikely, but …
Liverpool Batter Newcastle United to Extend Lead at the Top of the Table

Liverpool Batter Newcastle United to Extend Lead at the Top of the Table

Liverpool hosted Newcastle United on the Boxing Day afternoon. Both the teams were in relatively safe positions. Liverpool were 4 points clear at the top of the table and Newcastle were 5 points clear of the relegation zone teams. As the afternoon games ended, Liverpool stayed at the top but increased their lead to 6 points, while Newcastle’s position did not change with respect to the relegation zone teams, as both Burnley and Huddersfield lost, while Fulham’s draw with Wolves …
Can Rafa Benitez Save Newcastle from the Drop Again?

Can Rafa Benitez Save Newcastle from the Drop Again?

A little under three years since he left the biggest club in the world, Rafa Benitez finds himself stuck in a Premier League relegation battle for the second year running. Last season, the Spanish coach steered the Magpies to safety with some astute tactical performances and it seemed the only way was up. But then came the summer transfer window. The three promoted clubs all outspent Newcastle. Fulham splashed £105m, Wolverhampton Wanderers spent £59m and Cardiff, favourites for the drop, …
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