Newcastle vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Newcastle vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

This weekend sees a pre Christmas treat for football fans as it is the first Tyne Wear derby of the season. It is one of the better derbies in the country, with the passion and entertainment that comes from it. There is never a dull North East derby. In recent years Sunderland have had the better results against their North East rivals, but Newcastle and Alan Pardew especially need the victory more this weekend. Alan Pardew became the first manager …
West Brom vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

West Brom vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This weekend two of the league's mid-table sides meet in a match that could be an entertaining one. After a poor start, Newcastle are one of the form sides in the country after beating Tottenham, Manchester City and Liverpool. Meanwhile, West Brom are progressing well under Alan Irvine, with Saido Berahino leading the charge. His impressive displays resulted in the striker getting a call up to the England squad this week, with many saying it's long overdue. West Brom are …
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 …
EPL Most Creative Players 13/14 | Ozil, Hazard, Walker and Michu Stats

EPL Most Creative Players 13/14 | Ozil, Hazard, Walker and Michu Stats

With the 2013/14 Premier League season now five games old we'll be sharing some stats with you from the EPLIndex Stats Centre to illustrate which players are the most creative so far in the Premier League. In this article we'll be looking at Chances Created, Clear-cut chances created and Goal Assists. Most Creative: Chances Created Eden Hazard has taken over creative duties at Chelsea after Juan Mata has struggled to find a place in the starting eleven. Hazard leads the …