Is Time Running Out For Pardew?

Is Time Running Out For Pardew?

After a second straight Tyne-Wear derby defeat, the pressure on Alan Pardew is starting to increase at a rapid rate. Over the last 12 months Newcastle fans have been split on their manager, as the team continues to be extremely inconsistent. The same problems continue to arise and it looks like Pardew is completely out of ideas. The message coming out of Newcastle is that they want stability after so many managerial changes in the past decade but stability only …
Can Newcastle Afford to Lose Cabaye? Stats show Cabaye improvement

Can Newcastle Afford to Lose Cabaye? Stats show Cabaye improvement

Since the final whistle went at St James' Park against Arsenal on the final day of last season, there have been rumours about Yohan Cabaye's future at the club. Both of the big spending French clubs, Monaco and PSG, have been heavily linked to the French International while the player himself has said he would be interested in a move to Manchester United. As this month progresses, David Moyes may firm up his interest in the player as a deal …
Gourcuff Being Targeted To Replace Cabaye? Stats Comparison

Gourcuff Being Targeted To Replace Cabaye? Stats Comparison

Newcastle will need to sign a creative midfielder if they do sell Yohan Cabaye as expected. The first player to be linked to the North East club after the news broke that Arsenal made a bid for the Newcastle vice captain is fellow Frenchman Yoann Gourcuff who himself has been a target for Arsene Wenger. The Lyon play-maker is interested in a move away as he seeks a new challenge but he may not see Newcastle as an attractive proposition …
Relegation looming? | Newcastle United 08-09 vs. 12-13 | Stats Analysis

Relegation looming? | Newcastle United 08-09 vs. 12-13 | Stats Analysis

Newcastle 2 Stoke 1 | Tactical Analysis

Newcastle 2 Stoke 1 | Tactical Analysis

A fairly dull and uninspiring game between two teams who should avoid any brushes with the relegation dogfight this season. Newcastle eventually edged the game with a injury time winner. This game was never likely to figure highly among the purist’s must watch games of the season but it provides another example of how teams can adapt and seek to achieve their goals through alternative methods from the often preached mantra of short passing games. Line Ups Despite the demands …
Moussa Sissoko | 3 games, massive impact! Stats & Facts

Moussa Sissoko | 3 games, massive impact! Stats & Facts

Much has been said about Newcastle United's 'spending spree' in January and in the eyes of most fans, other than bringing in a superstar striker, it really couldn't have been a better window for the club. In Matthieu Debuchy, Newcastle finally replaced the inconsistent Danny Simpson at right back and in Massadio Haidara, a superb young talent bolstering the strength of the squad at left back. In Yoan Gouffran, the Magpies have a very mobile forward, who had a good …
Overrated or underrated?: Steven Taylor | Stats Analysis

Overrated or underrated?: Steven Taylor | Stats Analysis

Newcastle 3 Chelsea 2 | Match & Stats Report

Newcastle 3 Chelsea 2 | Match & Stats Report

Newcastle's put away three great goals in one of the most entertaining matches of the year. In terms of spectacle, there was little that this match lacked. All five goals scored were of high quality, and there could have been several more for either team. No doubt the frustrated Blues fans will find more sources of frustration in this match, but Newcastle played well for their part. The man on the lips of Newcastle and Chelsea fans alike will be …
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