Newcastle United 0 – 1 Arsenal On every level, Yesterday’s win at St James Park was ideal. Bar entertaining football; I’ll give you that. Entertaining football, however, isn’t what wasContinue readingNewcastle Review: One-Nil To The Arsenal
I knew the season was upon us when I penned last night’s 2019-20 preview. Yes, the Premier League began on Friday but the matches so far all had the airContinue readingNewcastle Preview: Will Arsenal Be On Song Or Out Of Toon?
The Premier League began last night with a match that had the air of being a friendly. Liverpool’s defensive vulnerability from the preseason continued but Norwich’s? What do you say,Continue readingÖzil & Kola Shocker Plus Other Newcastle Team News
Arsenal 2 – 0 Newcastle United We went into the game as favourites according to football acca tips, looked at third place and grasped it with both hands. A 2Continue readingNewcastle Review: Three Is The Magic Number
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That proved to be a false dawn, didn’t it? Let’s hope Arsenal are better prepared for action tomorrow evening than I was for a return to writing. And Pele. HeContinue readingOn the Fringe: Welbz, Suarez and Jenks
Newcastle United 1 – 2 Arsenal There was something oddly familiar about the three points. It’s odd only because of the turnaround at half-time in the intensity of the performance,Continue readingNewcastle United Review: A Tale Of Two Halves
The chance to revisit the scene of one of last season’s crimes and an opportunity for something a little different. Whether Unai Emery views it similarly is the key. InContinue readingNewcastle Preview: Singing In Key or Badly Out Of Toon?
Congratulations to Manchester City, the best team in this country by some distance. I’m not going to be churlish and draw attention to unbeaten seasons; it’s unbecoming. Were Manchester UnitedContinue readingNewcastle United: There’s Only One Man Baffled By It All…
This match feels like a contractual obligation, the one you have to play but aren’t really interested in. We can’t take the Van Morrison route out of this. The croakyContinue readingNewcastle United Preview: The Contractual Obligation Match
Arsenal 1 – 0 Newcastle United If you see a better goal this season, I will be surprised. More than surprised; astounded, amazed. My gast will be well and trulyContinue readingNewcastle United: One Moment In Time
When Bill Oddie told us all to “Make a daft noise for Christmas”, I don’t think he had “Who wants another beer?” in mind. This morning, I can assure youContinue readingNewcastle United Preview: Substance Over Style
Newcastle United 0 – 1 Arsenal 0 – 1 Coloccini (52 o.g.) Sent off: Mitrovic (16) It’s a damning indictment of modern football that some found the sixteenth minute dismissalContinue readingArsenal Take Welcome Three Points From Bruising Encounter
Arsenal travel to Tyneside looking for three points to put a happier slant on the inconsistent and disappointing start to the season. They do so by looking to the past;Continue readingNewcastle Preview: The Gauntlet Has Been Laid Down, Will Arsenal Pick It Up?
Vibrant colours were at one time treated suspiciously. Any period drama will tell you that a man with a touch of flamboyance was a dandy and as you hurtle throughContinue readingNewcastle United Preview & From The Vaults: 2009 – Diaby Days