Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is convinced that Hatem Ben Arfa should be rewarded for a fine Premier League season with a place in France’s Euro 2012 squad this summer.
The youngster has been influential in Newcastle’s fantastic campaign that has seen them sit 4th in the table with just a few games to go.
A highlight for him was the fine goal during a 2-0 victory over Bolton earlier this month and it was …
It is hard to imagine given the trials and tribulations of the past few seasons that with a mere handful of matches remaining in the League this year that the toon army are still in with a very realistic shout of attaining a hallowed place in European competition next season.
And not just in the Europa league, but with a reasonable shout at getting a coveted champions league spot. With the wheels properly off the …
Liverpool started quicker than we did and created a few half chances with Bellamy getting far too much space and causing some problems for Jonas down our left.
However, I thought we generally controlled the game in midfield, increasingly so as the game progressed, and over the course of the game we created more clearcut chances.
We were never under any concerted pressure defensively, but Williamson and Perch were really good. They contained Carroll fairly …
In the 1st half Wigan stopped us playing through central midfield with Cabaye and Tiote constantly outnumbered. This is not the first time we've experienced this problem and it certainly won't be the last because teams now realise how key Cabaye & Tiote are to our game.
Alan Pardew told Ba to drop deeper to assist, but as v Spurs last week he showed he is incapable of doing that effectively. At half time Pardew …
After a dramatic evening at St. James' Park and a four goals contest between United and Spurs, we are delighted in the results that we still unbeaten and keep the fourth place for another week.
This is the game that most of the Toon Army have something to fear of about the moral of team and the strength of our defense in particular. Many times I've read that our current position in the Premierships table …