The proud Geordie outfit haven’t covered themselves in glory for a lot of reasons, and their treatment of one of their most reliable servants is a testament to that. I was always a big fan of Jonas Gutierrez from the moment he joined Newcastle around… Read More »The Tragic Mistreatment of Jonas Gutierrez at Newcastle in 2015
You know, I reckon that it’s time we start remembering Keith Gillespie in a way that his talent deserves. Ask the majority of football fans what they think about Keith Gillespie, and a bemused face might confront your question. Then, perhaps after some deliberation with… Read More »Keith Gillespie & His Best Days as a Newcastle Player (1995-99)
We all know of the original Ronaldo’s time with both AC and Inter Milan and how he also crossed the divide between Barcelona and Real Madrid, but there hasn’t been many players who grew to such an infamous stature as Peter Beardsley did throughout his… Read More »The Most Polarising Parts of Peter Beardsley’s Career (1983-98)
I mean, all you have to do is watch a Shearer clip of more than five minutes to find out about this. But let me break it down for you … Alan Shearer was an almighty striker in his time in the Premier League. After… Read More »When Alan Shearer Nearly Joined Manchester United in ’96
For someone who’s still the third highest goal scorer in Premier League history, it’s high time we give this lad the credit he deserves. Putting all my Manchester United bias to one side, can you really doubt the Hall of Fame-related credentials of Andy Cole?… Read More »Why Andy Cole is a Hall of Fame Nominee!
The last thing we’d want to do is launch any pressure on the Frenchman’s shoulders by saying this, but you simply cannot doubt how talented he is. Serving as the ‘bright spark’ for Newcastle United this season, Allan Saint-Maximin is not the kind of player… Read More »Analysing the Bright Future of Allan Saint-Maximin
It seems quite apt that, this Father’s Day, we remember one of the game’s most familial figures from the hot seat. There are very few people I get wistful and misty-eyed about, but Sir Bobby Robson is definitely one of them. Not just for his… Read More »An Ultra United Tribute to the Great Sir Bobby Robson
Fans of today will often reminisce over Newcastle’s older days and find solid reason to be annoyed at their current recruitment directive. And Davide Santon’s transfer is one that usually falls under the radar … Davide Santon was a wonderkid on Football Manager 2010. If… Read More »Davide Santon: Newcastle United’s Beloved Little Wing-Back (2011-15)
An astonishing left foot, the capability to change a game in a single moment and once upon a time labelled ‘The French Messi’ let’s glance back at the journey of Hatem Ben Arfa and the rightful hype he attracted … David Beckham once owned free… Read More »The Streets Will Never Forget … Hatem Ben Arfa!
Remember when Newcastle could rely on someone like Demba Ba to get them the goals they craved? Yeah … good times for the Geordies, that! Many media outlets over the last 12 months have long-awaited a Newcastle United takeover, a prospect that everyone takes with… Read More »Demba Ba: Newcastle United’s Senegalese Sensation (2011-13)