Steve Bruce Desperately Needs to Rethink His Newcastle United Tactics

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Newcastle United’s form before the international break was inconsistent if anything; encouraging signs in their opening day performance against West Ham United fizzled quickly after lacklustre showings against Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur. Beating Burnley brought some confidence back, but it also highlighted a lack of innovation in the tactics Steve Bruce deploys. […] READ MORE


DeAndre Yedlin Signs with Newcastle United

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Early today, the United States Mens National Team (USMNT) defender signed a five year deal with Newcastle United. He leaves Tottenham after only making one appearance in the Premier League. Yedlin spent the last year on loan with Sunderland, and he was poised to return, but then Sam Allardyce was hired as the new England manager. […] READ MORE


2016/17 Bournemouth Season Preview

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2016-17 Bournemouth Season Preview Current manager: Eddie Howe Last year’s position: 16th Bournemouth quietly went into last season not expecting much. Their one goal was to stay in the top flight of English football, and The Cherries performed to these expectations very well. The 2015/2016 Premier League season was the very first experience of top […] READ MORE



Early Transfer Activity by Newcastle United

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Early transfer activity by Newcastle United spells new horizons for the Tyneside club. Under the new Rafa Benitez-led regime, United appear to be securing key signings early in order to allow the squad to gel during pre-season. This follows Benitez’s plans to veto any corporate-orientated pre-season friendlies like in the last campaign. Instead he will […] READ MORE


Newcastle’s Next Number Nine

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If there’s one thing certain about Newcastle United fans, it’s that they love a good number nine. The likes of Shearer, MacDonald, Milburn and Gallacher all pulled on the famous jersey. It’s more than just a shirt – the number nine of Newcastle United has the hopes and dreams of the Geordie nation pinned to […] READ MORE


EFL Fixture Release: 2016/2017 Cardiff City Key Matches

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With the  2016/2017 EFL fixtures on release, many supporters were eagerly anticipating their teams fixtures and planning their trips away. A look at Cardiff City’s key matches. EFL Fixture Release: 2016/2017 Cardiff City Key Matches The Bluebirds – and Paul Trollope’s – first match of the 2016/2017 season is away to Birmingham City on Saturday 6th August, who […] READ MORE


Backroom Staff Reshuffle at Newcastle United

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Newcastle United have undergone a backroom staff reshuffle after announcing the acquisition of Spanish coach Mikel Antia, as the club’s new assistant manager under the new regime led by Rafael Benitez. The news comes after the departure of former assistant Fabio Pecchia, who has left to pursue his own managerial challenge at Italian Serie B […] READ MORE


Five Players Who Must Leave Newcastle United

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Magpies fans may be rejoicing at the news that manager Rafa Benitez has signed a new contract and agreed to stay on for a further three years, despite the club’s relegation. However, the Spaniard has a lot of work to do before the start of the season. The club is rotten from the core, and […] READ MORE


Rafa Benitez Staying at Newcastle United

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It has been reported that Newcastle United have secured the services of Champions League winning manager Rafa Benitez, for a further three years until the summer of 2019. Benitez staying represents somewhat of a coup for United considering they will be playing in the second tier next season, however the fans’ enthusiasm, optimism and unconditional […] READ MORE