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 …
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 v Leicester City Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

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

After a much needed break, Newcastle United will resume their rather dull Premier league campaign, hoping to get 3 points at home against a promoted side and start things afresh. The magpies have yet to win a league game this season game so far, a win-less run of eight games that has seen them last beat a relegated Cardiff side 3-0 at home, in May 2014. With 4 draws and 2 defeats in their opening 6 games, that includes the …
Are Newcastle Set For a Relegation Battle?

Are Newcastle Set For a Relegation Battle?

Newcastle have been on a wretched run of form in 2014, with the side only managing five wins in the league, which is an awful record for a side many expect to see in the top ten on a regular basis. The turmoil that has engulfed St James' Park has seen protests against the manager and the owner, coaching staff abusing the fans, poor performances on the pitch and players publicly stating they would like to leave. The start of …
Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Key Men, Stats

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

This match sees two sides, looking for their first win of the season, face-off. As the home side, Newcastle will be looking at this match with more expectancy, especially after signing a flurry of new players this summer. Meanwhile, Crystal Palace have lost their opening two matches without a manager, but Neil Warnock has been announced as the new boss, so it will be Warnock's second spell in the hotseat at Selhurst Park. Tony Pulis left in an abrupt manner, …
Newcastle United 2014/15 Season Preview

Newcastle United 2014/15 Season Preview

The mood on Tyneside is difficult to judge going into the season, given the existing precarious nature of Alan Pardew's position as manager, but the new signings have given the fanbase a boost. It has been a decent pre season for the Magpies with their win over Schalke being a particular highlight as it showed their prowess in the final third, especially the pace and power they possess on the counter. This could be a style of play they use …
How Siem De Jong May Fit in At Newcastle

How Siem De Jong May Fit in At Newcastle

One team that definitely needed to strengthen this summer was Newcastle United. The Tyneside club relied heavily on the goals of on-loan striker Loic Remy last term, and now the Frenchman has returned to parent club QPR as well as the sale in January of star midfielder Yohan Cabaye to PSG, it was certain Alan Pardew needed reinforcements, specifically in attack. One acquisition from the summer which will help Newcastle’s lack of goals, albeit not a striker, is the signing …