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

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

This match is going to have little effect on the Premier League table come the end of the season. Both sides are comfortable in mid table and will be looking forward to getting to the end of the season, with a top half finish constituting a good season for both clubs. Stoke are currently one place behind their visitors on Saturday and a win would see them close the gap to three points. If you consider Newcastle's recent form, it …
Southampton vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

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

These two sides are both secure in the top half of the Premier League, but this match could determine who finishes in 8th place. Newcastle are currently above their hosts on Saturday, however, a win for Southampton would see them leapfrog the Magpies. These sides still have plenty to play for as World Cup places are up for grabs for some players, while others are playing for their future. Mauricio Pochettino and Alan Pardew will have already started planning for …
Fulham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Fulham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Alan Pardew looks set to miss out on the trip to Craven Cottage after receiving a seven match ban and a £60,000 fine from the FA, which may give new boss Felix Magath the upper hand with his Fulham side in dire need of three points this weekend as they battle to move out of the relegation zone. Team News Fulham are waiting on Scott Parker, Damien Duff and Fernando Amorebieta; Newcastle have a host of injury concerns, and will …
West Ham vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Key Player and Stats

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

West Ham welcome Newcastle to Upton Park on Saturday in a game which could see Andy Carroll start his first game this season after returning against Cardiff last weekend. The Hammers recorded a crucial 2-0 win against the Bluebirds after defeats against fellow strugglers Fulham in their last league match, followed by two very heavy losses in cup competitions. Sam Allardyce was a man under intense pressure after those results but remained resilient along with his players who showed a …
Sunderland Vs Newcastle United Preview | Stats, Key Men and Team News

Sunderland Vs Newcastle United Preview | Stats, Key Men and Team News

This weekend contains the Wear-Tyne derby, which is one of the most passionate fixtures of the whole season. Both sets of fans will want nothing more than to come out of the match with three points. Neither manager can afford to lose this match. Alan Pardew can't afford to lose back-to-back derbies, while Gus Poyet needs to get points on the board from somewhere. An early defeat to Newcastle could kill his Sunderland career before it's really begun.  Both sides …
Newcastle 2-1 Spurs | Stats – Some singled-out praise!

Newcastle 2-1 Spurs | Stats – Some singled-out praise!

Saturday provided Newcastle with a very satisfying 3 points, as they started the Premier League 2012/13 campaign pretty much where they left off. Pardew opted for more secure 4-4-2 to begin the game, which didn’t really cause too much panic to Spurs in their defensive third. But a shift to the 4-3-3 which saw Newcastle produce some scintillating displays at the back end of last season duly produced the goals the Toon needed. The old line goes as saying “I …