Newcastle were expected to walk the Championship last season, but stuttered on their way to the title, only just edging out Brighton. Credit must go to Rafa Benitez for sticking with the club in the Championship, and if he stays, which is not a certainty at the moment, he will be the reason that Newcastle won’t go down this season. 358 more words
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Who’d have thunk that winning promotion would garner such venomous jealousy from the rest of the footballing world?
It seems these days everyone wants a piece of Newcastle, from the media, to the FA, — even the HMRC. 458 more words
Oh, that was sweet.
Last night Newcastle United achieved promotion back to the Premier League courtesy of a 4-1 mauling of visitors Preston North End. It was an incredible day, replete with goals, booze, and many chants of the “we are going up” variety. 431 more words
Newcastle have bounced straight back up to the Premier League after securing a 4-1 win over Preston.
Rafa Benitez’s men grabbed their first win in four games thanks to goals from Christian Atsu, Matt Ritchie and a brace from Ayoze Perez. 100 more words