Big Game Preview – Hull City Away

After a disappointing result against Blackburn Rovers at the weekend, Rafa Benitez takes his Newcastle side to Premier League side Hull City tonight in the hope of progressing to the EFL Cup semi-finals. Changes to the line-up are expected, especially in the wake of Saturday’s defeat. So just how should Newcastle line-up? Ultimately that is a decision for Rafa [...]

Newcastle United 0-1 Blackburn Rovers

Newcastle United scorned the opportunity to break the club record and reach ten straight wins, as they were beaten 1-0 at home by Blackburn Rovers. First thing’s first, Blackburn were the better side. They deserved their win. However, their direct style of play may well become their own downfall this season. That is not the issue here though, Newcastle [...]

Newcastle United’s Season Statistics Make For Interesting Reading

According to statistics by, Newcastle United are excelling in many areas of their game this season as the league table suggests. However, two statistics give a great insight into Newcastle’s success this season. While Newcastle’s average ball possession this season is 53%, something that they may have to work on if they are promoted, their pass success is [...]