Has Steven Taylor Improved At All? Stats from 08/09 onwards

Has Steven Taylor Improved At All? Stats from 08/09 onwards

This is a question frequently asked by Newcastle fans, especially as Steven Taylor continues to do the same stupid things that he has done throughout his entire career. The latest classic Taylor moment came in the loss against Manchester City during the Newcastle's first match of the current season. He foolishly decided to fling an elbow, at Sergio Aguero, when the ball was coming towards the two in the air. There was no reason to do this as the Geordie …
Relegation looming? | Newcastle United 08-09 vs. 12-13 | Stats Analysis

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

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 …
Are Newcastle Coming Back to Earth? | 12-13 Predicted Points Position

Are Newcastle Coming Back to Earth? | 12-13 Predicted Points Position

Last season Newcastle were one of everybody’s favorite clubs. The Toon seemed to have a strong first eleven and a clear strategy on how to win games. A final league position of fifth was better than any supporter could have dreamt in just their second season back after relegation. Rightfully, earlier this year owner Mike Ashley rewarded Alan Pardew and his backroom staff with new eight-year contracts in the hope that they would continue to build the squad and eventually …