Magpieszone https://www.magpieszone.com Newcastle United FC news, match reports, wallpapers, classic games, legendary players and more. Wed, 02 Nov 2022 14:15:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.0.3 https://www.magpieszone.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/magpieszone.com-favicon-133x150.png Magpieszone https://www.magpieszone.com 32 32 Why do football fans love playing FIFA? https://www.magpieszone.com/why-do-football-fans-love-playing-fifa/ Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:18:11 +0000 https://www.magpieszone.com/?p=19415 Football fans have been playing FIFA since the game’s release in 1993. The game is a popular sport simulation that allows players to experience all the action of professional football

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Football fans have been playing FIFA since the game’s release in 1993. The game is a popular sport simulation that allows players to experience all the action of professional football without having to be on an actual team. In fact, many football lovers prefer FIFA over real-life soccer because they can be in control of their teams, customize jerseys and stadiums. The same goes for almost every gamer; we love staying in, putting our favorite game on, maybe even using a mFortune Bonus while we’re waiting for our game to load. But enough about us – Why is it that FIFA is so loved? 

The graphics are great

One of the main reasons why football fans love playing FIFA is because of the graphics. When you play a football game, you want to see players’ faces and expressions clearly. When you play FIFA, you can see every detail on the pitch and in the stands. You can see how some players’ bodies are more muscular than others, how some stadiums have crowds filling every inch while others don’t. The graphics are so good that if someone doesn’t know what’s happening in a match, they might think it’s real!

You can try out a lot of different roles

If you’re a football fan, FIFA offers so many different roles to play. You can try out being a goalkeeper, striker, midfielder and defender. You can even be the manager or coach of your favourite team!

It is great for people who want to play sports in their own way

If you’re a fan of sport and love playing games, then you’ll love FIFA! There are lots of other things to enjoy about this game that make it so special. You can play with the teams you like and even create your own custom team if they don’t exist. You can also play with friends or by yourself – it’s up to you!

You can also learn more about football by watching games on TV or online with your friends while playing FIFA at the same time. This will help you understand the rules better because they are explained in detail during matches.

It’s also great for people who aren’t very good at playing games but would still like to have fun and try out new things. This game gives them more options than most other sports simulators do, as well as providing helpful hints along the way if needed

FIFA is the best because you can enjoy with friends or by yourself 

As mentioned above, FIFA is a great way to learn more about football. It’s also a good game to play by yourself or with friends and family. You can even play against people around the world if you want!

When you’re playing alone, you can use your favorite teams in your favorite leagues for example, if you support Arsenal in England, or if you support Bayern Munich in Germany. You can also use any club teams from around the world including ones like Barcelona or Manchester United that have some of the best players ever seen on Earth. If none of those teams interest you though (or if they aren’t available), there are still plenty of others to choose from!

You can make a new career out of being an e-sports streamer

You can take your skills to the next level by becoming an e-sports streamer, which is essentially a professional gamer. If you’re good enough and have the right social media presence, you might even be able to make a career out of it.

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Newcastle United – 2022 Recap https://www.magpieszone.com/newcastle-united-2022-recap/ Sat, 02 Jul 2022 12:16:00 +0000 https://www.magpieszone.com/?p=19413 Newcastle United are a Premier League club and although they’re not one of the biggest in the world, they do have a pretty good following. In fact, they’re one of

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Newcastle United are a Premier League club and although they’re not one of the biggest in the world, they do have a pretty good following. In fact, they’re one of the oldest teams in English football history and I have a feeling that a lot of their fans will support their favorite Newcastle United players who will be playing for the UK’s national team by using the apuestas betano en la copa mundial 2022

So what is the mood nowadays at Newcastle United? Is it a good time to be a fan of Newcastle United? 

Well one this is for sure, Newcastle United have been the talk of the Premier League transfer window, with their business and dealings in the market being much more exciting than any other club in England. The Magpies have completed some excellent deals for new additions to their squad, and here we’ll be exploring all of them as well as looking at which players they might sign next.

Newcastle welcomed Alexander Isak

Newcastle signed Alexander Isak, a Swedish striker this summer. Isak played for Borussia Dortmund and then in Real Sociedad until recently. He will be replacing another striker, Salomon Rondon who recently left Newcastle to play for West Bromwich Albion. Newcastle completed the signing of this striker for a club-record £63m fee from Real Sociedad!

Goalkeeper Martin Dubravka starts playing with Manchester United

After four years at Newcastle, before which he played for Sparta Prague, Martin Dubravka signed a deal with Manchester United. Actually, the deal was signed between the two clubs as a loan for the 33-year-old goalkeeper. How this deal will proceed, will have to wait and see but what we know for now is that Newcastle have a recall option they can use in January  if they required.

No success in acquiring Jack Harrison

Newcastle United expressed interest earlier in the transfer window for the famous Leeds player Jack Harrison. From the start the club was prepared to pay an amazing 19 million pounds for the player to join. They even approached Leeds once more recently, again without success and with the player Jack Harrison himself saying he wants to stay in his current club.

Some other amazing new additions to the team

Among the previously mentioned player from this year, here are a couple of more worth mentioning, especially since Newcastle made quite a bit of noise with these acquisitions.

  • Nick Pope

A true rival to Martin Dubravka for the No.1 jersey, this player signed a four year contract and the deal was worth a whopping 12 million pounds! 

  • Sven Botman 

After putting in the effort for six months to grab this player and competing with AC Milan for him, Newcastle United managed to sign with Sven Botman!

Newcastle United are playing well and expect to do even better next year

Newcastle United is a Premier League club and has been for many years. Newcastle is also one of the most successful clubs in England, having won more titles than any other North East club. So you can see why it’s a big deal that Newcastle is doing so well this season, especially considering how poorly they did last season. But don’t worry too much about that because it’s clear that things are going to get even better!

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What is Happening with the Newcastle United Takeover? https://www.magpieszone.com/what-is-happening-with-the-newcastle-united-takeover-bethard-promo-code/ Sat, 13 Jun 2020 09:43:55 +0000 https://www.magpieszone.com/?p=19379 After news broke that Mike Ashley finally agreed on selling Newcastle United, all the Geordies broke up in cheers. The club has been struggling during Ashley’s rule and has even

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After news broke that Mike Ashley finally agreed on selling Newcastle United, all the Geordies broke up in cheers. The club has been struggling during Ashley’s rule and has even gone down to the Championship Even though they did manage to stage a comeback to the top flight of English football, their destiny remained uncertain, and so did the chances of winning for anyone who used Bethard Promo Code to bet on them.

Newcastle struggled to keep afloat in the Premier League each time they were there. Most fans have already come to terms with their fate until news about a massive takeover broke.

Mike Ashley finally decided that it was time to jump ship and it was because of an offer received by a Saudi Prince, Mohammad Bin Salman

Have the Prayers Finally Been Answered?

After the struggle in the top flight, the fans were enduring the news of a takeover was a blessing. Prince Mohammad Bin Salman is actually the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, second only to King Salman who is the most important person in the country. However, since the king has been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for a long time, Prince Salman has been running things in his stead.

Bin Salman is also supported by Amanda Stavley and her PCP Capital Partners who are spearheading the takeover with a rumored bid of £300 million.

What gives the fans hope is the fact that Amada also led Sheik Mansour’s takeover of Manchester City back in the day. And just look at how things came about there.

Another Bidder

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Bit things are not running as smoothly as everybody expected. Until today, the takeover has been taking twice as long as it usually lasts. Problems emerged with broadcasting rights that have allegedly damaged both the Premier League and Newcastle itself.

Mike Ashley wrote to the Premier League prompting a decision which till this day hasn’t been made. Debates are still being led between BeIN Sports, the broadcasting partner, and Senior Legal Counsel and Director of Corporate Affairs David Sugden. They are reluctant to give any comments about the matter and are not revealing anything neither to the public nor Ashley himself.

During this time another bidder emerged in the form of Henry Mauriss the chief executive of Clear TV from the US. His alleged bid of £350 million outweighs the current offer that the Saudi Prince has laid on the table and has stirred the pot of the takeover.

Nevertheless, the final decision is still with Ashley who has to get things sorted with the Premier League first.

A Bright Future

Whatever the outcome may be, the Magpies are looking at a brighter future ahead of them. Historically, dealing with investors from the Far East has brought success to English clubs (Man City), while not so much from the US (Man United). So it is clear who the fans would like to win in the bidding war.

For now, things are still uncertain and the best that everyone can do is wait for things to get sorted. Hopefully, some good things are finally in store for the Magpies’ future.

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The Most Expensive Transfers in Newcastle United’s History https://www.magpieszone.com/the-most-expensive-transfers-in-newcastle-uniteds-history-betway-promo-code/ Wed, 29 Jan 2020 12:43:00 +0000 https://www.magpieszone.com/?p=19351 The world of football is ever changing and players come and go. One moment you are in love with a team because a player you like is on that team,

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The world of football is ever changing and players come and go. One moment you are in love with a team because a player you like is on that team, another, you like another team but are still conflicted, because you still like the previous team of your favorite footballer. If you like keeping up with all the teams, you can read more about it here.

When you like a team, however, you are often worried whether they will get the right transfers, sell or purchase new ones, depending on what the team needs. People even bet on this, because transfers are a large part of football. Some betters even go as far as finding promotional codes to make their betting easier and more affordable, like this Betway promo code

Newcastle United is a team which also had its own fair share of transfers, expensive ones, at that. Here are the most expensive NCU transfers. 

Joelinton

When purchasing players, clubs tend to pay much more than they would get for selling players, unless you have stars on your team, or players who rose to fandom and popularity while being on your team. Joelinton was purchased from Hoffenheim for 40 million pounds. That is a lot of money, beating the previous signing of 21 millions by almost double that. Joelinton played for Brazil and was capped at under 17. The club proudly posted on social media upon purchasing him and breaking their own record.

Miguel Almiron

Miguel Almiron was bought just 6 months prior to Joelinton and had held the record for that much. He was the most expensive purchase that the Magpies had before purchasing Joelinton. He was bought for 21 million pounds, from Atlanta United. His first ten months weren’t the greatest, because he had an injury. Afterwards, he managed to pull through and show everyone why he was a great purchase.

Michael Owen

Owen was purchased in 2005 from Real Madrid for 16 million pounds. His career wasn’t astonishing when he played for the Magpies. He had almost terrible four years, for a player of his caliber. Those four years were plagued with injuries and Owen, while still providing a lot to the team, couldn’t perform at his best. 

Alan Shearer

Shearer made his dream come true when he joined Newcastle United in 1996, his home town. The previously played for Blackburn and always wanted to play for his hometown. He was bought for 15 million pounds. He remains, to this day, the top scorer of the Magpies.

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Mitrovic was bought from Anderlecht for 14 million pounds in 2015. He was supposed to be a star player at the time, but due to the relatively poor performances, compared to what was expected of him, he went to Fulham on loan in 2018, after which the deal was made permanent.

These are some of the most expensive transfers that Newcastle United ever had. If the team gets more great players, you can expect the prices to go up, beating even the current record holder, Joelinton.

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Interesting Facts about the UEFA European Championship You May not Know https://www.magpieszone.com/interesting-facts-about-the-uefa-european-championship-you-may-not-know/ Sat, 11 Jan 2020 14:50:24 +0000 https://www.magpieszone.com/?p=19362 The world of football loves its tournaments. When the large tournaments are on, people are often glued to their TV screens, waiting for the matches to unfold. They’re happening less

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The world of football loves its tournaments. When the large tournaments are on, people are often glued to their TV screens, waiting for the matches to unfold. They’re happening less often than, for example, horse races which attract a lot of fans each year (if you want to read more about them, go to http://horsesinthesouth.com/blog/cheltenham-festival-hurdle-horse-races-2021/).

As far as football is concerned, people are really passionate about it and the other part is because they have money on the line. Yes, sports betting is a large part of the football culture and is almost always associated with football. Punters browse the internet, betting online, finding great bookmakers like Star Sports

With every European Championship, football fans come together to watch, bet and simply cheer their national teams on. But, the EUROS is a tournament which has its own quirks which you may not know about. Here are some of the most interesting facts surrounding the EUROS you should know about.

The Format Was Scarce

The first European Championship didn’t have that many teams, really. There were only four teams in the championship and that was back in 1960. The competition evolved over the years to include more teams, like 8, for example. Yet, for a competition which now has 55 teams to have started with four is almost unimaginable for today’s viewers. Imagine the EUROS with only four teams. The competition would be rather short and most likely nowhere near as entertaining or profitable.

Coin Toss Rule

When the game went into extended time and if no goals were scored, or goals were scored but the game was still a tie, a coin toss would take place. In 1968, Italy won a coin toss semi-finals against the USSR. Imagine being the captain of that team and having to go to the field to tell the crowd that you won by coin toss. Another interesting fact is that the Italian club Perugia fired Korean footballer Ahn Jung-kwan for scoring the winning goal against Italy at the 2002 World Cup, thus knocking them out of the tournament. You win some, you lose some.

Denmark Winning

This isn’t that strange, but it actually is because Denmark didn’t even qualify for the 1992 European Championship. They did get a spot, however, because a war broke out in Yugoslavia, which lead to its dissolution. Denmark got a spot instead of Yugoslavia. Denmark also won that tournament, which was strange because they failed to qualify. They definitely found their spirit and game once given the chance.

2020 Anniversary

The anniversary of the Euros, the 60th anniversary, will be taking place in 12 host countries, and not a single one. It is a one off celebration event, which will not be repeated, at least not for a while longer, due to multiple practical reasons. Each of the championships had a single host, which made it a lot simpler, for both the hosts and most definitely the teams.

Highest Attendance Ever

People expect modern football matches to have the highest attendance but they are wrong. The highest attended match ever was in 1968, and the match was played between Scotland and England. This is an old rivalry, who would’ve thought and it being such an important match, there was a crowd of almost 130,000 people.

These are some interesting facts about the European Championship which you might not have known. The Euros are interesting and are evolving, making new facts along the way.

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