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Team-Sheets Released For Newcastle United vs Manchester United

The team-sheets have been released for Manchester United’s massive clash with Newcastle at St James’ Park this evening. Despite the fact that December saw the Red Devils losing back to back matches against Bournemouth, Norwich and Stoke, Louis van Gaal has somehow avoided the sack at Old Trafford and now, with back-to-back wins against Swansea and Sheffield United, the calls for the Dutchman’s head …

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Fantasy Premier League Week 15: Fixture Breakdown

Tom Fenley – the FPL champion of 2013/14 – focuses on three stand-out fixtures ahead of Gameweek 15 and also picks out some key players to consider in your FPL and PlayON squads. _____ Sat 5th Dec 2015 Arsenal vs Sunderland, 15:00 Arsenal have failed to win in three and Arsene Wenger faces selection issues due to several injuries limiting …

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PL Club Could Provide Safe Harbour For Manchester United Cast-off

Newcastle United are looking for a goalkeeper to replace Tim Krul, who has been sidelined for the entirety of the season due to injury, and now they have their eyes on a lofty target as a stand in.  According to the Daily Star, Newcastle ‘have identified’ Manchester United outcast Victor Valdes as a replacement for Krul. Despite Valdes being cast …

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Tweet: Newcastle’s Less Than Subtle Way Of Telling Off Birthday Boy Mitrović

We’ve seen most clubs come out with a few beauties on their official Twitter accounts since the social media network became one of the go-to places for up-to-date club news, but someone at Newcastle has outdone themselves. A birthday-related post on Wednesday morning alluded to the fact that Mitrović has had a less than well behaved start to his tenure on Tyneside. …

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Premier League Transfer Window Report Cards – Part 2

So the window is finally over, four weeks later than it should be according to pretty much every manager in the league, but what power do they have, eh? So, in dedication to those back in school this week, it’s thoroughly fitting to give each team their summer report card for dealings done, or not done. Make sure to check out …

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Tottenham Have Eyes On Two Premier League Forward Targets

Tottenham’s long-touted signing of West Brom forward Saido Berahino could be completed before today’s 6pm deadline.  Spurs are prepared to make a third bid of £22 million for the 22-year-old, which could rise to £25m with add-ons, according to the Mirror. The other striker Tottenham are being linked with in the final few hours of this summer’s window is Newcastle United’s …

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WATCH: Proof Man Utd’s Rooney Was Not Offside vs Newcastle

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney has come under intense criticism in some quarters this season for what have been deemed below average performances, however in today’s game, a poor refereeing decision cost him potentially a game-winning moment.  With just seven minutes on the clock, United could – and should – have gone ahead against Newcastle at Old Trafford. As the ball …

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VINE: Alan Shearer Taunts Chelsea & Mourinho During MOTD Analysis

On BBC’s Match of the Day 2 last night, Alan Shearer made light of Mourinho’s post-match interview following Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat to Man City.  Following the Blues manager’s comments about the scoreline being ‘fake’, presenter Mark Chapman asked the ex-Newcastle United legend what he thought of the result. His reply was nothing short of exceptional, if not border-line derisory, before he …

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Newcastle United’s White & Blue 2015/16 Away Kit Officially Unveiled

Newcastle United have today officially unveiled their white and blue 2015/16 away kit.  The jersey, dominated by white also features blue down each shoulder and sleeve while the torso contains diamond patterns along with blue Puma and Wonga logos as well as the Newcastle crest, which keeps its traditional colours. The back of the jersey contains an upside down triangle featuring …

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Crystal Palace Sign Cabaye For A Club Record £10m

Crystal Palace have signed former Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye from French champions PSG for a club record £10 million. Cabaye joins Alan Pardew’s side on a three-year deal, with his fee potentially rising to £13 million with add-ons. Cabaye returned to France last January and joined PSG from Newcastle for £19 million, but started only 13 games in 17 months at the Parc Des …

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Premier League Analysis: Man City Sell More Shirts In Random Dutch Town Than Manchester…Awkward

Sports Direct conducted an interesting study into where Premier League clubs sold their replica jerseys in 2014 As we enter football’s silly season, sports writers have the difficult task of filling the back pages in more innovative ways. Transfer gossip develops into sagas, as stories of inflated price tags and wage demands drag us through the hot summer months. Before a ball is …

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Mike Ashley & Newcastle United’s Death By Balance Sheet

“This week was tough, I’ve tried not to show it. It was a build-up to a cup final and we won the cup final, but it would be really nice to say at the end of a season that we’ve won something.” The above quote came from Newcastle caretaker manager John Carver following his side’s 2-0 victory over West Ham …

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Five Thoughts From The Premier League’s Final Day

Although the last day lacked the same drama of recent years, we were handed plenty of talking points from the final day of Premier League action, not least Liverpool’s massive defeat to Stoke City. _____ 5. Hull City Go Down  We begin with the relegation battle. It was Hull City who left themselves with a mountain to climb, as they faced …

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Newcastle United: A Fan’s Perspective

Shane Saunders gives his views on the current situation at Newcastle United, from a fan’s perspective.  It’s not very often that this writer discusses football on Pundit Arena. In fact, this is my first article on the subject and while this writer usually pens stories about MMA and combat sports, whatever fight that may have been left in Newcastle United Football …

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4 Reasons Why the Premier League Was Just More Fun In The 1990s

With all the talk of ‘parking the bus’, ‘grinding out results’ and ‘negative football’, Tom O Connor takes a look back at a few reasons why the Premier League was more fun in the 1990s than today. _____ There were more teams competing for the league every season From the 1992/3 season until the turn of the twentieth century the …

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What Nightmares May Come – Newcastle United & The Departure Of Alan Pardew

Since Alan Pardew left Newcastle United the club have been in free fall- losing their last eight games. Yesterday’s capitulation at Leicester City saw current head coach John Carver question whether defender Mike Williamson deliberately engineered his sending off to avoid playing in the end of season run-in. Carver also this week invited two disgruntled fans to attend Newcastle United’s …

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Premier League Heroes: Nobby Solano

Nobby Solano, the first Peruvian to play in the Premier League and a cult hero at Newcastle United. The versatile right-sided midfielder was capable of some outrageous goals and is the week’s Premier League hero.  Nolberto Albino Solano Todco was born in Callao, Peru on the 12th of December 1974 and began his professional football career at the age of …

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