Newcastle United’s European Dream

Posted by: Jane Francis · April 6, 2012 · Comment 

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.

Toon Army is welcoming the Eurpean games 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 …

Newcastle creditable victory by dint of hard work and togetherness

Posted by: Clarky · February 6, 2012 · Comment 

A tough game, and one we were perhaps fortunate to take 3 points from. However, the bottom line is we wanted it more than Villa, and ground out another creditable victory by dint of hard work and togetherness.

Demba Ba and Papis Demba Cissé

We’ve had better football teams over the years, but there is much to admire about this team. We struggled in the 1st half. Imho, this was once again largely down to our apparent inability to deal with …

FA Cup 3rd round Newcastle United 2 – 1 Blackburn Rovers

Posted by: Clarky · January 10, 2012 · Comment 

Perhaps unsurprisingly after Wednesday’s exertions, we were rather sluggish and leggy 1st half. We lacked any presence in their PA and several good crosses found no one in the PA and attacking the ball.

Hatem Ben Arfa celebrates after scoring against Blackburn Rovers

Their goal was the end result of some sloppy defending by Williamson and Colo, but otherwise they offered little in the way of a threat.

We upped our game in the 2nd half, but despite a lot of good possession just …

Newcastle maintain the unbeaten record and stay in fourth place

Posted by: shearyadi · October 16, 2011 · Comment 

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.

Shola Ameobi celebrates with Yohan Cabaye after scoring [Magpies Zone/GettyImages/DayLife]

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 …

A Nice Welcome Start to 2011 for Newcastle United

Posted by: Clarky · January 3, 2011 · Comment 

Probably too early to predict, but if we can manage another 5 wins starting from Wednesday night match at home against serious relegation candidate West Ham United and then Mackems away, we can be more comfortable to face the rests of this season.

Cheik Tiote battles for the ball with Hendry Thomas of Wigan Athletic

Three vital points away from home, a clean sheet and our first win against them in their own yard after being defeated 4 times in our previous bids. We even should have …

howay the lads