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
FOOTBALL IS BACK! Not quite as we know it but it is back! We begin our restart to the season against Sheffield United at St. James' Park that was going to take place before the FA suspended the football calendar the day before this match was due to take place. Despite being in the bottom half of the table, we currently sit a safe eight points clear of the relegation zone with nine games remaining. But anyway, back to what this article is really all about, analysing our head t
In April 2020, myself and my brother, David created our individual lists of ranking our top 100 NUFC matches since August 1992. This series of articles goes through the top 30 from our combined list. The criteria for the rankings in our lists were subjectively about drama, significance, excitement, result and occasion. 25) Newcastle United 1 - 0 Sheffield United - FA Cup Semi-Final (05/04/1998) Rob: 23rd Dave: 30th Club legend, Alan Shearer scored the game's only goal as the
Prior to the 1980s, Newcastle United came up against Sheffield United a regular basis but the fixtures between the Magpies and the Blades have become a rarity in recent years. However, Michael Ramsay from HITC Sport remembers the last time the two teams played each other back in April 2010. He said, "I remember a great goal from Kevin Nolan that was the winner on the night promotion to the Premier League was secured." In recent times, despite not coming up against each other,
Come on! Could not win at Bramall Lane we were told. What a great team performance tonight!
Martin Dubravka made some unreal saves early on to keep Newcastle in the game and he deserves the credit. He was my man of the match today! We were given a chance and, fabulously, they take it! It was an amazing cross by Javier Manquillo and Allan Saint-Maximin scored with a well hit header in the bottom corner. It was an absolute beauty! I want a headband!
Newcastle upped the ante