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 …
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 …
Is Time Running Out For Pardew?

Is Time Running Out For Pardew?

After a second straight Tyne-Wear derby defeat, the pressure on Alan Pardew is starting to increase at a rapid rate. Over the last 12 months Newcastle fans have been split on their manager, as the team continues to be extremely inconsistent. The same problems continue to arise and it looks like Pardew is completely out of ideas. The message coming out of Newcastle is that they want stability after so many managerial changes in the past decade but stability only …
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 …