Another article inspired by Kyle, I thought I'd talk about my favourite and least favourite things in my time following Newcastle United and I will be keeping it to from my first Toon game in January 2009. Favourite game - 1-0 v Anzhi Makhachkala (14/03/2013) I thought I'd start with my favourite Magpies game and for this one, I'm going to go with the 1-0 win over Anzhi Makhachkala in the Europa League in March 2013. With the score 0-0 in Russia a week earlier, it had been a
Newcastle United have always been subject to news headlines and especially speculation. Whether that's ownership, or in this case, potential signings.
Since news broke of the Amanda Staveley led consortium edging closer to completing a deal for the Magpies, the transfer rumour mill has been working flat out. With links to Gareth Bale reported by the Sunderland Echo or, according to Mundo Deportivo, our reported interest in Philippe Coutinho. Most of us, I'm sure, will agree
So takeover speculation has re-appeared but whether it's a PR stunt to divert attention away from Mike Ashley's recent pathetic treatment of people working for his companies or it's actually real, the Telegraph (who've reported on deals being agreed for transfers involving Miguel Almiron, Ayoze Perez, Joelinton and Danny Rose before Sky in the past eighteen months) have reported that paperwork was submitted to the Premier League last Tuesday. Meanwhile, George Caulkin wrote i
Following the news that Rafa Benitez is on his way out of Newcastle, I will be reviewing his tenure on Tyneside. This isn't an article I wanted to do now but I will be doing a similar one when Mike Ashley leaves. When Rafa arrived on Tyneside to replace Steve McClaren, the club was on it's knees and sitting 19th despite spending approximately £80m in the two transfer windows. Things didn't start well for the Spaniard though as only one point from his first four games (includi
It’s that time of year again, as the disappointment of the transfer window seems to ease with the realization that nothing can be down now. The obligatory Takeover talk has started. It’s almost as if Newcastle United are running to their own calendar. Almost a year to the day, a relatively unknown quantity in Amanda Stavely (representing the PCP Group) was present as the Toon managed a draw at home against a very good Liverpool side, and the talk of investors coming in to end