Posts Tagged "Newcastle United"

What The Reaction To Newcastle’s Relegation Tells Us About Ourselves

By on May 25, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

The last day of the Premier League season will usually bring a last flurry of activity from the press, and last night they went into meltdown. The Guardian, for example, managed three articles on its Sport Blog page in the subject of Newcastle United’s relegation. By the time this has finished, we’ll have managed two on here. There is a reason for this...

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Match Of The Week: Newcastle United 3-1 Middlesbrough

By on May 12, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

It has been a wretched season for the north-east of England. Newcastle United, Middlesbrough and Sunderland have all lurked near the bottom of the Premier League, and it remains uncertain whether Darlington will even get to start next season. Still, there is good news. Gateshead have won promotion into the Blue Square Premier through the play-offs, and yesterday...

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Newcastle On The Precipice

By on Apr 27, 2009 in English League Football | 5 comments

When you don’t pay much attention to the Premier League, it becomes pretty easy for it to become a noise in the background. True enough, it’s a shrill, shrieking noise – the sound of a child in a supermarket after its mother has bought Ready Brek rather than Coco Pops – but it soon becomes little more than a drone in the background. I’m...

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