The Newcastle United Blog

News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

The Newcastle United Blog header image 1
Howay The Lads!!



This Dutchman Would Make A Good Manager At Newcastle

Monday, September 8th, 2014 · 165 Comments

Frank de Boer was one of the greatest players that Holland has ever produced, and in his sparkling career the defender played 112 times with 13 goals for Holland, and has been manager of Ajax since 2010.

frank de boer 99

Frank de Boer – current Ajax manager
[Read more →]

→ 165 CommentsTags: Coaching · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Pardew Now Favorite To Be Fired First – Who’ll Replace Him?

Monday, September 8th, 2014 · 84 Comments

It’s not the first time that Alan Pardew has been at the top of the betting list as the next Premier League manager to be fired, but giving him a close run at the moment as the favorite is big Sam Allardyce, who is currently managing West Ham United.

alan pardew death stare

Alan Pardew – feeling the heat at Newcastle
[Read more →]

→ 84 CommentsTags: Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Huge Newcastle Test At Southampton – Likely Team

Monday, September 8th, 2014 · 24 Comments

After taking only 2 points from our first three league games, it’s going to be a big big game for the Magpies at St. Mary’s Stadium this coming Saturday, against a Southampton side much changed form last season, but nevertheless they have made a decent start to the season and taken 4 points out of their first few games under new manager Ronald Koeman.

alan pardew

Alan Pardew – huge test at St. Mary’s coming up
[Read more →]

→ 24 CommentsTags: Cheick Tiote · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Premier League · Siem de Jong

It’s Good News Bad News On Newcastle’s Injury Front

Monday, September 8th, 2014 · 13 Comments

It looks like Jack Colback – probably our best player so far this season – is doubtful for the game at Southampton on Saturday, after he came back crocked from the England training camp – and that’s always (very) frustrating for clubs – when their players get injured while on International duty.

jack colback sydney fc

Jack Colback – crocked while training in England squad
[Read more →]

→ 13 CommentsTags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Injuries · International News · Jack Colback · Newcastle News

Perez Takes Step Up – I Am Very Happy With Things

Monday, September 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments

New players at Newcastle always seem to do well in International competition once they have arrived on Tyneside, and last night in Belgrade Remy Cabella started his first game for France in the 1-1 friendly against Serbia, and our young 21 year-old winger Ayoze Perez made his debut for the Spanish U21 side on Thursday night, when he was brought on as a sub after 63 minutes.

ayoze perez

Ayoze Perez in action at Hillsborough in pre-season
[Read more →]

→ 5 CommentsTags: Ayoze Perez · International News · Newcastle News · Premier League