Posts Tagged "Newcastle United"

Both Chris Hughton And Newcastle United Supporters Deserve Better Than Mike Ashley

By on Dec 7, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 8 comments

In this case, to say the very least, you can’t spell “dismissal” without the word “dismal”. The sacking of Chris Hughton from the Newcastle United manager’s job is not the most surprising sacking that we will season, but it might well be the most stupid. In getting rid of a manager that had managed what many on Tyneside may have...

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Just Leave Chris Hughton Alone

By on Oct 30, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 9 comments

There wasn’t a great deal of positive gloss that could be put upon Newcastle United’s thumping at the hands of Arsenal in the League Cup on Wednesday night. Comprehensively outplayed by a team that is starting to look more than capable of ending its trophy drought by the end of this season, Newcastle supporters were offered a reminder of how difficult...

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Match Of The Week: Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Newcastle United

Match Of The Week: Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Newcastle United

By on Aug 30, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Of all the cod-psychological theories that envelop the Premier League, the theory of Second Season Syndrome is one of those that has the most meat on it. It runs something like this. Upon their elevation to the Premier League, many newly-promoted clubs will have enough momentum that sees them pick up enough points to guarantee their survival in their first season....

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Newcastle’s Management Sticks Its Head Above The Parapets

Newcastle’s Management Sticks Its Head Above The Parapets

By on Mar 13, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

Newcastle United go into this afternoon’s Tyne-Tees derby match at Middlesbrough in reasonably rude health on the pitch. Six points clear at the top of the Championship and with a game in hand, a swift return to the Premier League now seems more likely than not and, in managing this in what could at best be described as frequently trying circumstances, Chris...

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Mark Bright: Football Co-Commentator & All-Round Sage

Mark Bright: Football Co-Commentator & All-Round Sage

By on Dec 22, 2009 in Latest, Opinion | 26 comments

Mark Murphy got a bee in his bonnet whilst watching the Sunday afternoon match between Newcastle United & Middlesbrough, and it came in the form of co-commentator Mark Bright. In the best interest of his sanity, we thought it that it would be for the best to let off steam on the subject here. I had to check. Was it BBC pundit and former Crystal Palace legend...

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