Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

The Premier League were deliberate in their fixture scheduling for the final weekend before the World Cup break. The plan was to avoid any of the traditional top six clubs facing each other, as it was thought this would limit injuries. However, Newcastle United's incredible start to the season means that their match with Chelsea has more intrigue than usual. Both teams are currently in the top seven and the home side could move nine points clear of the Blues …
Manchester United vs Newcastle United Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Manchester United vs Newcastle United Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Manchester United welcome Newcastle United on Sunday, in what is one of the most historic fixtures in Premier League history. For the last few years, the two teams have been competing in different parts of the division, but that could change now. The takeover that has taken place in the North East means that they could once again be challengers at the top of the division. If they do manage to progress as they hope, this fixture could become even …
Newcastle v Liverpool Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Newcastle v Liverpool Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Newcastle have been resurgent since the turn of the year, and welcome Jurgen Klopp’s quadruple chasing Reds this Saturday lunchtime. Eddie Howe has managed to take Newcastle from their relegation scrap, and place them nicely in the top half of the table. Much has been made about the acquisition of the Geordies, but nothing can be taken away from the job that their manager is doing. Newcastle will be without Ryan Fraser, Kieran Trippier, Callum Wilson, Isaac Hayden and Jamal …
Analysing Kieran Trippier’s move to Newcastle United

Analysing Kieran Trippier’s move to Newcastle United

Kieran Trippier has become the first signing under the Saudi-backed regime at Newcastle United. This month was thought to be huge for the club, with relegation looming large. There were doubts about the level of player they would be able to attract. This sends a statement of intent that they are now a serious player in the market and their relegation rivals will be very worried about what this could mean for the rest of the window. The England international …
The Newcastle United Takeover - A Conflicted Fan's View

The Newcastle United Takeover - A Conflicted Fan's View

After 14 years of neglect, Newcastle United are entering a new era. On Thursday, it was confirmed that Mike Ashley had sold the football club to a consortium headed by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund. The Public Investment Fund are taking an 80% share of the club. The other 20% will be split between Amanda Staveley's PCP partners and the Reuben Brothers, the second wealthiest family in UK. The last decade has been a joyless existence for Newcastle supporters, myself …
Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

The early kick-off sees Chelsea travel to face Newcastle United. In this fixture last season, the visitors dominated possession for long periods, but failed to make it count. Steve Bruce's men managed to get a late winner through Isaac Hayden and it was a result that eased their relegation fears before the lockdown. They will be hoping that they can spring another surprise this weekend. During the international break, there is a growing feeling that the away side could be …
Tottenham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Tottenham will be hosting Newcastle United as their packed schedule continues. In this fixture last year, Steve Bruce tasted his first Premier League victory in charge of the Magpies and increased the pressure on Mauricio Pochettino. Jose Mourinho will be looking to avoid a similar result, as his position is far from secure, despite the backing of Daniel Levy in the transfer market. It will be a game that Spurs are dominant with the ball, but they won't be afforded …
Ryan Fraser will add much needed squad depth at Newcastle

Ryan Fraser will add much needed squad depth at Newcastle

Ryan Fraser has signed for Newcastle United, joining his former colleague Callum Wilson at St James’ Park. Steve Bruce has had to strengthen his squad on a limited budget and the Scottish international is a shrewd pick-up.  Last season was disappointing for the left winger, with off field issues detracting from his focus on the pitch. He will be hoping that he can have a fresh start closer to home in the North of England. This isn't going to be …
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