Could Mitrovic be the Answer to Newcastle's Woes?

Could Mitrovic be the Answer to Newcastle's Woes?

Aleksandar Mitrovic has had an interesting start to his career in the Premier League with one red and two yellow cards to his name already. He could arguably have been sent off on all three occasions, but there is a very talented player underneath the disciplinary issues. His performance against Chelsea suggests that he has learned from his three match suspension and that he won't be as rash as he was in his first four games. The Serbian is only …
Newcastle United vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Newcastle United vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Newcastle United host West Ham United on the final matchday with their Premier League future still on the balance. No one could have envisaged their season to pan out like this when they had beaten Chelsea back in December to climb up to 6th place. Carver’s side have now taken just one point from their last 10 games and they must win their last game of the season to ensure survival or else rely on Manchester United to hold 18th …
Leicester City vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Despite a difficult season and occupying the lower spot in the league, Nigel Pearson's Leicester City probably head into this important game as the favourites for victory. Leicester had won four on the bounce before their midweek defeat to Champions-elect Chelsea but even in defeat Leicester could be proud of their performance especially after taking the lead before half time.  Newcastle on the other hand have absolutely nothing to be proud about. The Magpies look lifeless and appear to be …
Newcastle v Stoke Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle v Stoke Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle host in-form Stoke City on Sunday in a tie between the 10th and 11th spot in the Premier League table. While Stoke come of consecutive wins over Leicester and QPR garnering a total of 10 points in the last 5 games, Newcastle have had a mixed bag of results with 2 wins and 2 losses apart from a draw in the last 5 games. Team News Newcastle Newcastle have a long list of absentees for this fixture which figures …
Chelsea vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

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

The Premier League returns after a small break for the third round of the FA Cup. The Christmas period was hectic and Premier League clubs will look forward to returning to a more fixed schedule as the last few weeks have seen a number of injuries racked up by teams in the top flight. The month ahead will be filled with transfer speculation and both of these clubs could make a move in the market, although the away side has more …
Ayoze Perez: A Mid-Season Review Of The Spaniard

Ayoze Perez: A Mid-Season Review Of The Spaniard

When reports broke out that Ayoze Perez had rejected the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona to sign for Newcastle, there was a sense of awe and disbelief amongst fans worldwide. After all, we don’t see a lot of players rejecting the lure of joining the mighty Spanish clubs. However, it can be understood that the move to Newcastle was a pure footballing move, since joining  any of the clubs mentioned would render his career fruitless due to lack of …
Newcastle United v Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Newcastle United v Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

There are a lot of things going on behind the scenes at Newcastle. Be it the number of players on the treatment table, the persistent calls for the manager's head, on the field behavior issues and above all the owner who is supposed to be the man that should be clearing the mess rather preferring to stay beside the placid waters in Barbados. But somehow amidst all this, the Magpies have managed to win a football match and got the …
Taking The Premier League By Storm - Perez and Sakho Comparison

Taking The Premier League By Storm - Perez and Sakho Comparison

It's now normal to see Premier League sides look abroad for talent and the competition to sign players means that sides need to have great scouting systems. The top leagues in France, Italy, Spain and Germany are well known to the majority of sides, it's unlikely that a Premier League club could buy a completely unknown player from these leagues. Scouting tools like Wyscout and computer games like Football Manager and Fifa mean that the overall knowledge of players is …