Posts Tagged "Newcastle United"

The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: Newcastle United

By on Aug 1, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

After the unwanted drama of the previous two years, the supporters of Newcastle United could easily have been forgiven for wanting a season of peace and quiet last season and, to an extent, that is exactly what they received – a twelfth placed finish saw them safe and sound in the Premier League for most of the season, after all, troubling neither the top nor...

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Gateshead, Newcastle United & The Cost Of Football

By on Jul 9, 2011 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

Non-league football is often marketed as a low cost alternative to the Premier League but, as Paul Eke writes, that might not always be as accurate as we might think. Anyone who read my recent TwoHundredPerCent paean to Redheugh Park will have realised that Gateshead Football Club is something close to my heart. After all, travelling from Gateshead to (eg) Wycombe...

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(Enchanted) Forest Green and Vince charming

By on May 9, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

Plans for a new club crest are the latest in a series of changes for Conference survivors Forest Green Rovers. Once upon a time there was a little club on a hill which was the luckiest club around, they stayed in the Conference year after year. One day a rich eco-Prince took over. The rich prince was a clever man, who wanted to spend his money wisely – he said...

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Newcastle Fans United For Plymouth Argyle

By on May 6, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

Just over a year ago, Plymouth Argyle played Newcastle United in the Championship at Home Park. It was an emotional night all round, as Newcastle were promoted but, at the same time, Plymouth were relegated. Newcastle’s supporters could have been forgiven a little catharsis as their team returned to the Premier League after a year in exile, while Plymouth were...

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