A fairly uninspiring weekend in the Premier League was somewhat saved by the brilliance of both the Manchester clubs. Same points, same goal difference, even the same goals scored and conceded, is it too early to say these two will run away with it this year? 973 more words
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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
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