Posts Tagged "Newcastle United"

Joe Kinnear’s Inglorious “Return” To Newcastle United

By on Jun 18, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 2 comments

It’s possible that there has never been an equally inglorious start to anybody’s job in professional football, and it comes as no great surprise that it should have occurred at Newcastle United. The return of Joe Kinnear to St James Park was always going to be a hard sell for the owners of the club, were it not for the apparent fact that the owner of the...

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The 200% Pre-Season Previews: Newcastle United

By on Aug 14, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

It’s easy to forget, when the news is throwing stories at us at such a high velocity as they do these days, that this time two years ago that Newcastle United supporters were anxiously returning to the Premier League after a brief sabbatical and worrying whether their club would get dragged into a relegation battle again. Time, however, makes fools of us all....

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Match Of The Past: Newcastle United

By on Jun 24, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

It is now forty-three years since Newcastle United last won a major trophy, but last season saw Alan Pardew restore a little pride to the club with a fifth place finish in the Premier League which brought with it the return of European football to St James Park next season. On todays match of the past, though, we are going back to when silverware was just part of...

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Will The Real Mike Ashley Please Stand Up?

By on Nov 10, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Timing, they say, is everything, and if there is anything to this, then Mike Ashley might just be considered a genius on a par with Charlie Chaplin or Buster Keaton. After all, with a team that had slipped into a Champions League place whilst barely disturbing the radar of the press, there was a real danger that some degree of harmony may break out at Newcastle...

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