Is Moussa Sissoko beginning to turn his Tottenham career around?

Is Moussa Sissoko beginning to turn his Tottenham career around?

Moussa Sissoko is slowly starting to turn around his career at Tottenham with some encouraging displays at the beginning of this campaign. The Frenchman is never going to fully live up to his £30 million price tag as he is simply not at that level, but he is showing that he has a part to play for Mauricio Pochettino's side. Last season, his attitude was questioned by the Argentine coach as he made only eight Premier League starts. There was …
Newcastle United - Was The Season A Success?

Newcastle United - Was The Season A Success?

This season has been an up and down one for Newcastle, with four men taking the headlines. The first would be Yohan Cabaye, who failed to secure a move last summer. The Frenchman became a key player for Newcastle again, until he was sold to PSG in January. Many point to Newcastle's downturn being down to the sale of Cabaye, but the problems run far deeper than that. Alan Pardew has never been fully accepted on Tyneside and this season …
Newcastle vs Aston Villa Preview | Stats, Team News & Key Men

Newcastle vs Aston Villa Preview | Stats, Team News & Key Men

Aston Villa head to St.James' Park on Sunday to face a Newcastle side that have failed to score in their last 4 Premier League games. Newcastle have been in poor form recently losing 4 and winning just 1 of their last 6 Premier League games and have conceded 10 goals in their last 3 matches. The fans will be hoping for a major improvement this weekend and finally start hitting the back of the net, with Newcastle failing to score …
Newcastle United: The Season So Far | Stats

Newcastle United: The Season So Far | Stats

Newcastle have defied their critics this season, with some people even putting them down as potential relegation candidates, however, they find themselves in 8th place at the turn of the year. They are just 6 points off the Champions League places, but that's likely to be a step too far for the Magpies this season. Nevertheless, they will be strong challengers for a Europa League spot, especially if more places become available in the league depending on who wins the …
Newcastle United: Their Season So Far | Stats Analysis

Newcastle United: Their Season So Far | Stats Analysis

Despite a disappointing loss to local rivals Sunderland, Newcastle have continued their impressive start to the season in recent weeks. They are currently 9th in the table, only 2 points off the favourites for the title, Manchester City. After an awful campaign last season blighted by the Europa League, it finally looks like Alan Pardew has managed to get his side back to playing the type of football that led to them finishing 5th in the 2011/12 season. The French …
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 …
Cardiff City Vs Newcastle United Preview | Interesting Stats & Key men

Cardiff City Vs Newcastle United Preview | Interesting Stats & Key men

This match may not look too exciting on paper but it's a fixture that both club's will want to take points from, especially Newcastle who are on a run of back-to-back league defeats. Meanwhile, the hosts have managed to take 4 points from their first 3 league matches against teams who are expecting to challenge in the upper echelons of the table (Manchester City, Everton and Tottenham). The North East side can overtake the club from the Welsh capital with …
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 …