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Barclays Premier League Preview: City To Turn To Klopp?

Manchester City

Manchester City are now just four points above fifth placed Liverpool. Pundit Arena preview the weekend’s action as the Barclays Premier League enters it’s final stretch. ________________________________________________________________________________ “I am not tired. I have had no contact to other clubs, but I don’t plan to take a year off.” – Jurgen Klopp leaving the door open for talks. Klopp may just be the pick-me-up that …

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Rant Of The Week: The Football Fan Mentality

The recent treatment of Manchester City and England striker Toni Duggan has prompted some to again question the mentality of some football fans. It’s a sentiment repeated by many of the more level-headed football observers.   Ridiculous that in 2015 @toni_duggan can’t be in a photograph with the manager of a rival team, and has to apologise. http://t.co/IxNbph9xou — Bencopland (@Bencopland) April …

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Barclays Premier League Preview

The Manchester derby headlines a crucial weekend of Premier League action, as QPR look to get out of the relegation zone after their 4-1 thumping of West Brom. After some wonderful goals and upsets last week, the Barclays Premier League returns with the threat of Europa League football looming over Manchester City. The table looks like this after Gameweek 31 : Barclays Premier League …

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Barclays Premier League Preview

The international break is finally over, meaning that club football resumes uninterrupted until the end of the season. We preview the return of Premier League action with a Saturday lunchtime kickoff between Arsenal and Liverpool headlining proceedings. Fixtures – Saturday, 4 April: Arsenal vs. Liverpool (12.45) BT Sport 1 There hasn’t been a goalless game since 1999 in this classic fixture. That amazing stat should continue as Liverpool …

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South Park, Spitting And The Nonsensical Logic of The FA

After Papiss Cisse and Jonny Evans were handed lengthy bans for a spitting incident, John Murphy wonders what bizarre logic dictates the nonsensical decisions of the FA. On the 23rd of February 2008, Martin Taylor broke Eduardo Da Silva’s leg in half. He received a three match ban. Last Wednesday, Jonny Evans spat at Papiss Cisse, missed, and received a …

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The Title Race Is Very Much Alive As City Hammer Newcastle

There’s still a long way to go but Chelsea’s draw with Burnley and Manchester City’s comprehensive victory over Newcastle United has combined to make it an intriguing title race once more with just a five-point gap now between the two sides.   This writer could have discussed some individual performances for Manchester City today but it was nigh on impossible to pick …

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Newcastle United vs Burnley: Managerial Distraction

Rob Lyons argues that Alan Pardew’s imminent departure at Newcastle will be a hindrance for the Magpies as they aim to find some form of consistency, starting with their clash against Burnley. Looking at the Magpies’ recent turnaround, albeit it with a few losses of late, Pardew has turned around a ship that looked to be sinking along the north east coastline up until mid-October. One can …

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Crystal Palace: In Pardew We Trust?

He’s become the bookies favourite for the Crystal Palace job. Is Alan Pardew the man to save the South-Londoners & why could he possibly want to leave Newcastle United?  Paddy Power have him at 2/5 (or 1.4 returns for those of you not familiar with fractions) to take the Neil Warnock shaped hole at Crystal Palace. They are a club …

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2 Points And A Ton Of Opinion Separate Newcastle United & Everton

Everton’s season has been persistently lacklustre. Newcastle United have taken their fans on a rollercoaster, but only two points divide two very different teams.  At this stage of the season, two points is nothing. They’ve both lost seven times. Only one win and one less draw than Everton is what puts Newcastle ahead of the Toffees, despite a worse goal difference. …

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Five Talking Points From United vs Newcastle

Man Utd 3-1 Newcastle: After a shaky start, United strolled to a reasonably comfortable victory over Newcastle in Old Trafford this afternoon. We look at 5 talking points from the game.  1. Teams Are Still Not Afraid of Man United or Old Trafford Regardless of the score line, Newcastle came to Old Trafford today to win. They played with two …

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Newcastle Can’t Afford Another Slide In Form

Having now lost three games in a row, including a defeat to bitter rivals Sunderland, Rob Lyons questions can Alan Pardew and Newcastle afford another slide in form? The Geordie’s expect results and often this season, this can be secondary in importance to the style of football Newcastle play, however should poor results and unattractive play coincide, such as Sunday’s historic …

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Premier League Heroes: Craig Bellamy

Today’s Premier League hero needs no introduction, he is one of the most well-known strikers to have graced the modern age of top flight English football, partly down to the amount of clubs he has been at over the years and partly due to his goalscoring exploits. Craig Bellamy enjoyed a long career in English football as he played with …

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Ginger Mourinho Will Look To Tame Newcastle Backlash

Newcastle travel to Burnley tonight in what is arguably one of the toughest times for any Premier League side to face the Clarets this season.  Sean Dyche has managed to stop Burnley from sinking into the unredeemable depts in which the bottom of the Premier League has often trapped newly-promoted sides before. Having failed to win a game between the …

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Controversial Wonga To Remove Logo From Newcastle Shirts

Controversial payday lender Wonga has agreed with Newcastle United to remove its logo from all children’s replica shirts and training wear from the 2016/17 season. Wonga said it followed a review of its marketing launched by new chairman Andy Haste in July to ensure that none of it could inadvertently appeal to the very young or vulnerable. It has already …

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Newcastle Boss Thanks Ashley For Support

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has thanked club owner Mike Ashley for his show of faith after the Magpies recorded their fifth straight win. Ayoze Perez’s sublime opener and Fabricio Coloccini’s header gave the visitors a comfortable 2-0 victory at West Brom on Sunday. Pardew looked to be on the brink of losing his job two months ago with fans calling …

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Keegan Enjoying Newcastle Revolution

Alan Pardew has harnessed the support of his Newcastle players to both save his job and reverse ailing fortunes at St James’ Park, according to Kevin Keegan. Former Newcastle and England manager Keegan hailed Pardew’s resolve in riding out nine dismal months to guide the Tynesiders to four straight victories. Newcastle laboured through two wins in 17 matches before victories …

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It’s Been A Good Week/Bad Week For…

Sport can be a rollercoaster of highs and lows from week to week. Here’s a quick look back at who had a good/bad week in sport this week.   Good Week Alan Pardew The under pressure Newcastle manager saw his team win at Manchester City and at home to Liverpool this week. After a disastrous start to the season Newcastle …

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Perez Leads Newcastle To Victory Over Liverpool

Ayoze Perez was Newcastle’s match-winner for the second time in a week as the Magpies edged past Liverpool to claim a fourth successive victory. The former Tenerife frontman, who scored the decisive goal at Tottenham last Sunday, stabbed home from close range with 13 minutes remaining to seal a 1-0 victory, the Magpies’ third on the trot in the league, …

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