Thursday, October 22 2020

We need to let these Premier League clubs go

The Gateshead MP, Ian Mearns, quite rightly called Project Big Picture a power grab laced with a bribe by certain Premier League clubs.In fact, this could be a quite accurate description of how the Premier League has worked since it’s inception.It has held together until now because all the clubs th

M Michael McCarthy
Thursday, October 22 2020

Rafa Benitez ‘We can proudly say that we’ve achieved our goal’

It has been tough times for Rafa Benitez.As well as the virus affecting life in general in China, it also produced massive specific challenges for football in the country and especially for what the former Newcastle boss is trying to do at Dalian Pro.Numerous extra changes and restrictions making th

J Jackie Smithfield
Thursday, October 22 2020

Jamaal Lascelles should have left Newcastle United

Jamaal Lascelles was only 20 when he signed for Newcastle United.The young centre-back arriving along with Karl Darlow from Nottingham Forest in summer 2014.The pair costing around £3.5m each according to widespread reports at the time and then instantly loaned back to Forest for the season.A year l

M Michael Bennett
Thursday, October 22 2020

Newcastle United takeover failure produces this serious hangover

There’s a lot of negativity and disillusionment at the moment, what’s new I ask you?Those who have endured watching Newcastle United for a few decades will surely agree that there are varying degrees of lows and depressions, even following the better spells.The Entertainers implosion and cup final d

S Steve Hickey
Thursday, October 22 2020

Thursday – Government make new statement on football fans returning to stadiums

The Government have made a new statement on the burning issue of football fans returning to stadiums.The new statement has followed a petition which quickly gathered almost 200,000 signatures, that petitions stating: “Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels.”Other European countries have

J Jim Robertson
Thursday, October 22 2020

Comical club interview with Jamaal Lascelles

Jamaal Lascelles has been interviewed ahead of the match with Wolves.The Newcastle United captain talking about both Sunday’s game and the 4-1 defeat by Man Utd last Saturday.As always, with it being an interview with official club media, it means the questioning is quite comical.It is like a parall

J Jackie Smithfield
Wednesday, October 21 2020

Jose Mourinho explains why Danny Rose will only play once for Tottenham in 2020

Jose Mourinho has been quizzed about Danny Rose.The 30 year old former England international left sitting on the sidelines.Jose Mourinho not naming Danny Rose in his Premier League squad, nor his Europa League one.The Spurs boss clearly thought he’d set things in motion to permanently move on Danny

J Jackie Smithfield