Newcastle United: All Questions Answered?

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After Newcastle United’s 2-0 defeat at Swansea, many people were asking themselves if the club had really taken any steps in the right direction. After all, the display showed many of the same weaknesses that the Magpies showcased had last season. The weekend’s match versus Manchester United would certainly be the tipping point in order […] READ MORE


A History of Football in the North East: Newcastle United

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This series of articles covers the modern history of football in the north east of England. It will cover the most important events in the recent history of Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Newcastle United. In this final article, the history of Newcastle United from the 1980s up until today will be covered. A History of Football in the North […] READ MORE


A History of Football in the North East: Sunderland

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This series of articles looks at the modern history of football in the north-east of England. It will cover the most important events in the recent history of Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Newcastle United. In this second article, the focus will be on Sunderland AFC from the 1980s up until today. A Modern History of Sunderland The start […] READ MORE




Norway Women Struggle, But Ready To Face England

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After a solid but unconvincing win against Ivory Coast, Norway will now face England’s finest ladies in the World Cup round of 16. The Norwegians will be quite happy to face the English in this match, as the draw could have seen them face France at this stage. France are ranked much higher than England, […] READ MORE


Women’s World Cup: Norway Frustrate Germany

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Norway’s display against Germany in the Women’s World Cup was enough to earn a draw. Facing the highly rated German team, this must be considered a very good result for the Norwegian girls. German goalkeeper Nadine Angerer stated that Norway were a very annoying side to play against, with the Norwegians’ cynical style of play […] READ MORE


Norwegian WNT Cruise Against Energetic Thailand

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The 2015 Women’s World Cup kicked off on Sunday for Norway’s WNT, with their opponent being first time participants Thailand. Norway were such high favourites for this match, it was not even possible to bet on Norway as winners before the game. Needless to say, Norway went into the match expecting little or no opposission […] READ MORE


Newcastle United 2014-15: A Season To Forget

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Before the start of this season, the mood was quite good. The expectations within the Toon Army were growing by the day. Although the previous season was disappointing, there was never any threat of relegation. Joe Kinnear, a very unpopular appointment at Tyneside, had left the club before the end of the season. Transfers, which […] READ MORE


Ancelotti Sacked at Real Madrid

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Carlo Ancelotti was sacked as manager for giants Real Madrid on Sunday. Ancelotti’s future has been a source of speculation ever since fierce rivals Barcelona were confirmed as champions of La Liga. Also, the Italian was not able to secure a spot in the Champions League final this season. It does not take more to […] READ MORE