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Newcastle United vs Arsenal Preview– The Final Hurdle

Newcastle United vs Arsenal Preview– The Final Hurdle

There was a sense of relief on Tuesday night as a victorious Arsenal team embarked on their end of season lap of appreciation, but with the season finale away to Newcastle quickly approaching, the nerves are beginning to gather once more. Sunday is a monumentally important day for Arsenal. The financial benefit of Champions League [...]

Papiss Cisse Eligible For Guinness World Record + Sign The Campaign To Introduce Offside Technology

Papiss Cisse Eligible For Guinness World Record + Sign The Campaign To Introduce Offside Technology

I’ve contacted the Guinness World Records team at http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/ this week and striker Papiss Cisse has a new world record for disallowed goals awaiting verification and collection. I’ve harped on about this subject all season as it’s my firm belief that the key to Newcastle’s disappointing year has been these wrongly disallowed goals: 1 vs [...]

Over The Line – Newcastle United 2 Queens Park Rangers 1 – Match Report and Reaction

Over The Line – Newcastle United 2 Queens Park Rangers 1 – Match Report and Reaction

Newcastle United secured their Premier League status with a game to spare to the palpable relief of watching owner Mike Ashley, an under-pressure Alan Pardew and the nail-biting Geordie Nation around the world. Again, questionable refereeing decisions were at the centre of things with Alan Pardew particularly incensed with Robbie Elliot’s late red card and [...]

QPR vs Newcastle: Players to Watch at Loftus Road

QPR vs Newcastle: Players to Watch at Loftus Road

Relegated Queens Park Rangers host Newcastle United at Loftus Road this morning in one of the most important match ups of the season for the Magpies. Newcastle is just above the relegation zone with just three points separating them from 18th placed Wigan Athletic and only goal difference keeping them above rival Sunderland in joint [...]

Tyne-Wear Rivals Newcastle United and Sunderland Fighting to Escape Relegation

Tyne-Wear Rivals Newcastle United and Sunderland Fighting to Escape Relegation

With just two games left to run in the Premier League calendar and Manchester United already decided as champions, attention now turns to two specific races— those being the race for a top four finish and the race against relegation. Unfortunately for the north-east, this season hasn’t been a particularly good one for Sunderland and [...]

Newcastle United: Is Newcastle’s ‘Luck’ An Example Of Premier League Corruption At The Highest Level?

Newcastle United: Is Newcastle’s ‘Luck’ An Example Of Premier League Corruption At The Highest Level?

Bad news, sports fans. The Barclays Premier League may be corrupt to the bone. It’s something I began to suspect earlier in the season when certain decisions, glaring goals missed and results didn’t ring true with a fair sport. This was six weeks into the season after the Newcastle United 0 Manchester United 3 game [...]

EPL Injury Report: Spurs Limping Into Final Weeks Of The Season

EPL Injury Report: Spurs Limping Into Final Weeks Of The Season

With just a few weeks left in the EPL season, the fight for a top four finish looks like it will come down to the final day of competition. Manchester United has long since wrapped up the title, but the next four teams in the table are neck and neck and still have a lot [...]

English Premier League: Title May have been Decided but Plenty of Developments Elsewhere in the Standings

English Premier League: Title May have been Decided but Plenty of Developments Elsewhere in the Standings

Though Manchester United have already sealed the league title this season, Old Trafford was once again the scene of a rather significant scoreline as Chelsea grabbed a hugely important win over the newly crowned Premier League Champions. The win sees the Blues return to third in the standings at a time when the likes of [...]

Newcastle Robbed Again, No Dowd About It – West Ham United 0 Newcastle United 0 – Match Report and Reaction

Newcastle Robbed Again, No Dowd About It – West Ham United 0 Newcastle United 0 – Match Report and Reaction

Newcastle United are supposedly playing in neutrally-officiated football competitions yet had their SEVENTH wrongly disallowed goal of the season denied yesterday. It was from striker Papiss Cisse in the 25th minute, the 6th time a goal of his has been incorrectly not counted this season. Latching onto a ball from Yohan Cabaye, Cisse’s finish was [...]

West Ham vs Newcastle: Projected first teams for Upton Park clash

West Ham vs Newcastle: Projected first teams for Upton Park clash

West Ham United have enjoyed a great first season back in the top flight this year under the guidance of Sam Allardyce. As the season nears its end, the Hammers will hope to maintain a top ten finish and potentially push even further up the table in the next few weeks. Newcastle United travel to [...]

Transfer Analysis: Five English Premier League Defenders That Could Be On the Move This Summer

Transfer Analysis: Five English Premier League Defenders That Could Be On the Move This Summer

Following on from last week’s look at five English Premier League midfielders that could be transferred this summer,  it is the boys at the back in the focus this time around. SWOL selects five defenders whose futures may lie elsewhere of their current clubs—from the veteran captain whose days might be numbered, to the international [...]

English Football Weekly Wrap: Relegation Special, Jose Mourinho’s Return, Lessons from Germany

English Football Weekly Wrap: Relegation Special, Jose Mourinho’s Return, Lessons from Germany

In my weekly column on SWOL, I take a look back at the weekend’s English Premier League and domestic cup action and the talking points that it throws up, as well as any significant news related to English football at large. Follow me @theredarmchair for regular updates throughout the week. EPL Round 35 Recap: QPR, Reading Gone; [...]

Newcastle United: Why Back-To-Basics and Shola Ameobi Are The Keys To Bouncing Back

Newcastle United: Why Back-To-Basics and Shola Ameobi Are The Keys To Bouncing Back

When was the last time Newcastle won away from home? Scorer of the winning goal? Shola Ameobi from the penalty spot against Metalist Kharkiv, February 2013 The last time Newcastle United fought back and won an away game in The Premier League from a goal down? Against West Ham United in a 2-1 victory, October, [...]

English Premier League Matchweek 36 Betting Odds and Predictions

English Premier League Matchweek 36 Betting Odds and Predictions

Saturday, May 4, 2013 Fulham vs. Reading (10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT): Eleventh-place Fulham (10-10-15) welcomes recently relegated and 20th-place Reading (5-10-20) to Craven Cottage in a match probably not high on anyone’s list of things to do this fine spring weekend unless, of course, you’re a die-hard fan of either the Cottagers or the [...]

Liverpool 6-0 Newcastle: Reds Find Their Scoring Touch At St. James’ Park

Liverpool 6-0 Newcastle: Reds Find Their Scoring Touch At St. James’ Park

Newcastle United remain in the thick of the relegation battle after a confident Liverpool side went into St. James’ Park with a point to prove. In their first game without suspended Luis Suarez, the Reds completely dominated the hosts on their way to a 6-0 drubbing of the Magpies. In a game that could have [...]

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Liverpool Hit Six As Pardew Feels The Bite – Newcastle United 0 Liverpool 6 – Match Report and Reaction

Liverpool Hit Six As Pardew Feels The Bite – Newcastle United 0 Liverpool 6 – Match Report and Reaction

Alan Pardew’s Newcastle side were humbled at home by a Brendan Rodgers team seemingly galvanized by the 10-game suspension of star striker Luis Suarez. It was one-way traffic from the off and an early goal by Daniel Agger opened the floodgates that didn’t close until Jordan Henderson completed the scoring on 76 minutes. France international [...]