James Rutherford on 08/23/2019

Newcastle inadvertently win an award for last week's performance

Newcastle were terrible against Norwich last week, but we must remember that the Canaries were also very good. Daniel Farke’s side were excellent from the first minute, looking like the established Premier League side despite having only just won promotion. And Norwich have been acknowledged for the

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Paul Nicholson on 08/23/2019

A big mistake? Newcastle man to stick to his guns at Tottenham

Steve Bruce was giving his pre-match press conference, during which he claimed it is too soon to think about changing his preferred Newcastle formation, amid growing concern from fans.Many fans have called for changes, and Bruce admitted he may tweak some things on Sunday, but some were hoping he wo

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Paul Nicholson on 08/23/2019

'Is this a trick question?': Some Toon fans react to bizarrely obvious question

It is fair to say things have not gone well in the opening weeks of the Premier League season at Newcastle, and for Steve Bruce in particular.A mis-communication over a substitution, no midfield cover on the bench against Arsenal, A capitulation of monumental proportions at Norwich. Those are just a

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Paul Nicholson on 08/22/2019

Why Newcastle can win at Spurs on Sunday

With so many negative stories being written about Newcastle United at the current time, we thought it was high time for something to give fans a lift.We go to Tottenham on Sunday, with no points on the board, and despite giving a fairly decent account of themselves in the home defeat to Arsenal, the

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Paul Nicholson on 08/22/2019

Toon problems may be deep-rooted as under-23s disastrous start mirrors first team

Newcastle have made a disastrous start to the season, but that awful opening is not limited to the first team, with the under-23 making suffering an eerily similar fate in the early weeks.The young side have a home game tomorrow against Manchester United, having been thrashed 6-0 in their opening Pr

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James Rutherford on 08/22/2019

Magpies academy product is reportedly heading back to Celtic for the 4th time

Fraser Forster never became Newcastle’s number one, but has had a decent career elsewhere. And after a rough few years, it looks like he’s heading back to Celtic. According to BBC Sport, the Hoops have agreed a loan deal with Southampton, and the goalkeeper is set to return to Scotland. Scott Bain’s

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Paul Nicholson on 08/22/2019

Quick Newcastle takeover deal can be done claims reliable reporter

Fans went from the high of a prospective wealthy Middle Eastern owner, to the lows of a Rafa-less Newcastle under the continuing control of Mike Ashley, during a frustrating summer.With the Bin Zayed Group (BZG) promising the world, and providing nothing, it will be hard for fans to truly believe an

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Paul Nicholson on 08/22/2019

Report outlines time-frame for Bruce to improve Newcastle fortunes

Steve Bruce has endured a disastrous start to life as Newcastle manager, and is in desperate need of some points, which looks a difficult task given the tough games coming up.During a question and answer session on Wednesday, the Chronicle's Newcastle reporter Lee Ryder suggested Bruce will have unt

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Paul Nicholson on 08/22/2019

Loaned out Toon star showing why he should be given long-term SJP deal

Newcastle re-signed young goalkeeper Freddie Woodman for another year before sending him on loan to Swansea for the season, and they must be ruing not making it a longer deal.The England under-21 stopper has all the attributes to become a future star, and quite why Newcastle would not offer him a de

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