Aston Villa All Washed Up?

Aston Villa All Washed Up?

It never rains, but it pours for Villa fans this season and at St James’ Park the downpour was more than a metaphorical one. Manager Remi Garde can point to an improved second half performance against Newcastle and the fact that they got a draw, but if the hosts had not been wasteful in front of goal, Villa would have been dead and buried long before they got their splendid equaliser through Jordan Ayew. Perhaps that fantastic strike and coming …
Would Charlie Austin be a good signing for Newcastle?

Would Charlie Austin be a good signing for Newcastle?

According to various reports, Newcastle are closing in on Charlie Austin and the move could be completed next week. As expected in the silly season of the transfer window, there are conflicting reports, with preferred media partner the Daily Mirror stating the deal is done, while Sky maintain that no fee has been agreed between Newcastle and QPR. Although it does look like there is some progress being made in Newcastle's pursuit of Austin, which is positive news for the …
Everton v Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Everton will be looking to build on their Europa League win during the week with victory over Newcastle United at Goodison Park on Sunday. Everton left it late to defeat Dynamo Kiev on Thursday night but their win ensures they remain the only English team with a good chance of staying in Europe beyond the current round. They are still in the bottom half of the league however and will want to put some distance between themselves and the relegation …
Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

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

The season is fast approaching its climax, but this fixture is far more important for the away side as Crystal Palace are deep in the relegation fight. Newcastle are sitting in mid table and their season is all but over. The only motivating factor left for the home side is that the World Cup is on the horizon and several players have a good chance of traveling to Brazil if they perform well for Newcastle. Both of these sides have …
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 …
Newcastle United | Have They Started Well? | The Stats So Far

Newcastle United | Have They Started Well? | The Stats So Far

After a controversial summer, Newcastle have had a solid start to the season picking up ten points from their opening seven matches. They are currently in 11th place which leaves them in a decent position to achieve their aim of a top ten finish. Although it's still early in the season, the first ten games are crucial in determining where a side is likely to finish in the table. In this article, I will explore the side's defensive, passing, creativity …
Newcastle Launch Bids For Gomis and Remy | Cisse, Remy and Gomis Stats

Newcastle Launch Bids For Gomis and Remy | Cisse, Remy and Gomis Stats

Newcastle have increased their bid for Bafetimbi Gomis to £6.9M while launching a season-long loan bid for compatriot Loic Remy, according to Sky Sports. These bids come at the end of a week in which the club has been criticised for their lack of transfer business, as they are the only team in the English top four divisions yet to sign a first-team player. The acceleration of their transfer dealings may be a result of the resolution with striker Papiss …
Is Papiss Cisse being forced out of Newcastle? | Cisse Stats

Is Papiss Cisse being forced out of Newcastle? | Cisse Stats

With not much transfer news in the black and white region of the North-East, it is a bizarre issue with a current Newcastle player and his club that is taking all the headlines. Papiss Cissé has taken objection to the clubs new shirt sponsor Wonga by refusing to wear the logo. This objection has escalated to the player not only training by himself, but not leaving with the rest of the club on the club’s pre-season tour of Portugal. Cissé, …
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