Tag Archives: Newcastle United
Adebayor free agent

Need a low-cost left-back, Liverpool? Free agents: 13 footballers your club could still sign for free

It’s the stuff of nightmares – your star player gets injured in a friendly against Andorra and you’ve only got callow youth players as back up. After the scrapping of the emergency loan system, free agents will become even more vital this season. Clubs looking to save some money, or plug a gap in an […]

Hatem Ben Arfa

Hatem Ben Arfa: From Newcastle outcast to PSG superstar, how Claude Puel solved the enigma

Hatem Ben Arfa’s career has been a rollercoaster ride in the last 18 months. From being dragged off after 35 minutes in Hull City’s 3-0 defeat at Manchester United in November 2014 to signing for Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on July 1st 2016, the Frenchman’s transformation has been remarkable. Now he has the chance he […]

Alex Pritchard Norwich

Ross McCormack, Alex Pritchard and 12 of the most notable Championship summer transfers so far

Sick of pre-season’s muted celebrations and 22 half time substitutions already? Well, fear not! The Football League 2016/17 season kicks off this weekend. The Championship, part of the newly-branded ‘EFL’, is one of the most competitive leagues in the world; countless times have promotion favourites been relegated and vice versa. So ahead of the big […]

Bartosz Kapustka

Euro 2016 Transfers: Bartosz Kapustka and 23 players whose Euro form put them in the shop window

Euro 2016 may be done and dusted but it’s not quite forgotten. Despite the lack of classic matches the Euros had its fair share of excellent team and individual performances, and those quality individual displays have put some of the tournament’s star players in the shop window. Transfers based on international tournament performances can be hit […]

Jack Grealish

Out of the darkness… 9 Newcastle, Norwich and Aston Villa players who could benefit from relegation

The unlucky three have been decided – Newcastle United, Norwich City and Aston Villa will depart the Premier League and head to the Championship for the 2016/17 season. But amongst a monsoon of missed riches and despair comes a slight slither of sunlight for a few players. Superstars inevitably requesting transfers (so as not to […]

Leicester City

Eden Hazard, Sadio Mane, Leicester… Names of the Premier League, week 36

Leicester have done it. Premier League Champions. Who would have thought it? The fantastic Foxes secured the first top division title of their 132-year history on Monday, turning the footballing world as we know it upside down in what is surely one of the greatest sporting achievements of all time. A well earned draw at […]

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Marcus Rashford, Mamadou Sakho, Aguero… Names of the Premier League, week 34

The title race is hotting up. Leicester are still grinding out results, while Tottenham look like – in the words of Harry Kane – lions ready to pounce on any slip up. Things are just as tense down the other end of the table, too. With Villa already relegated, two of three sides are doomed […]

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace, Norwich, Sunderland, Newcastle – Who stays, who goes? The Premier League relegation battle assessed

With the final international break of the season now concluded, our focus turns back to club matters and the Premier League relegation fight. It’s now at the stage where only points matter. A valiant, encouraging, hard-fought defeat at The Emirates is just a loss. Zero points. So who is fighting the drop, who will be […]

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The Premier League Run-In: Roundtable Discussion predicting the title, top 4, relegation and more

It’s all kicking off in the Premier League at the moment. Not only do we have a nice, shiny new logo (thoughts, anyone?) but a madcap, thrilling, completely unpredictable and at times frankly bonkers 2015/16 season is heading towards what should be a fascinating conclusion. Can Leicester hang on? Who will be the key movers and […]

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