What should Ronald Koeman do at Everton this summer?

What should Ronald Koeman do at Everton this summer?

This is a managerial move that has shocked many as Dutch football legend Ronald Koeman has opted to switch Southampton for Everton, despite the Saints finishing five places above his new club. It is certainly a risky move for Koeman, as the pressure will be increased on Merseyside, but he will feel that there is more potential for growth at Everton. Southampton continually sell their key players and he will have doubted his ability to keep them in the top …
Sunderland v Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

There you go. The real 'Super' Sunday is ahead of us when the two juggernauts in Manchester tussle it out for bragging rights in the North West, we've got two massive football clubs in the North East of the country going head on to get one over the other. Sunderland, now managed by the more familiar Sam Allardyce will go into this game following a narrow away defeat at the Hawthorns yet their form in this fixture is as good …
Newcastle vs Norwich City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Newcastle United have begun the new season on a terrible note.  The Magpies currently sit at the bottom of the table with a meagre 3 draws in 8 games.  They welcome another struggling side Norwich on Sunday in what seems like a match of equals. Team News Newcastle United The Tyne side club's prospects of climbing out of e drop zone are being hampered by their growing injury list. The injury to Tim Krul means their first choice keeper has …
Are Newcastle United Really Changing?

Are Newcastle United Really Changing?

After months of protests at St James' Park, Mike Ashley gave his first public interview to Sky Sports promising big changes and stating that he was going to remain until the club won a trophy. Newcastle fans were getting frustrated at the club neglecting cup competitions and that view has changed, at least publicly with Steve McClaren and various other club figures stating their desire to end the club's trophy drought. However the club are just one of two Premier …
Newcastle United v Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Tuesday night sees Newcastle United welcome Everton to St James' Park. Both teams picked up wins in their last outing and confidence will be high in both camps. Alan Pardew will again miss the game due to his three game stadium ban following his headbutt on Hull City's David Meyler. Newcastle come into the game on the back of a good run of form. In their last 5 games they have won 3 and lost 2. Everton have also picked …
Player Performance Analysis | Tim Krul vs.Tottenham

Player Performance Analysis | Tim Krul vs.Tottenham

The Newcastle United number 1 was in terrific form on Sunday as the Toon watched their side travel away to North London’s Tottenham Hotspur. In a game which saw the home side dominate most of  the play, it was the away side's Goalkeeper Tim Krul that deservedly picked up the man of the match award for arguably having the best goalkeeping performance this season. Tim Krul’s consistency to save shots under pressure was truly tested by Tottenham Hotspur over the …
Hennessey v Krul | Stats Comparison

Hennessey v Krul | Stats Comparison

Given the lack of a manager at Wolves, it will be Mick McCarthy’s former assistant, Terry ‘Clipboard’ Connor who takes the reins at Wolves away game at Newcastle United. Given this progression, it is not expected that there will be a number of changes to the personnel selected. One player, though, is surely guaranteed a place – Wayne Hennessey. Yes, he made a massive error in McCarthy’s defeat to West Brom, an error that allowed them to retake the lead …