Disappointed, but not surprised: why did the Consortium fail to takeover Newcastle United in 2020?

The takeover of Newcastle United has become something of an urban myth in recent times. Like aliens in Area 51 or the Loch Ness monster, people are optimistic it will happen and there will be evidence right before our very…

Ashington pays its respects to the late ‘local hero’ Jackie Charlton

Hundreds lined the streets of Ashington, Northumberland to pay their respects to the England footballing legend Jackie Charlton, following his passing earlier this month. Charlton was born in Ashington in May 1935, and along with younger brother Sir Bobby Charlton,…

Newcastle United 2-2 West Ham: Match Report and Analysis

Newcastle United twice came from behind as they secured a 2-2 against a difficult West Ham United at St James' Park. The home side made two changes from their 1-4 thumping of Bournemouth midweek, with Isaac Hayden and Miguel Almiron…

Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester City: Match Report and Analysis (FA Cup Quarter Final)

Newcastle United are out of the FA Cup after 2-0 loss against Manchester City at St James’ Park In a rematch of the 1955 final; the last time Newcastle lifted the prestigious trophy, Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling were…

Newcastle United 1-1 Aston Villa: Match Report and Analysis

Newcastle United drew 1-1 with Aston Villa Newcastle United drew with Aston Villa 1-1 at St James Park on Wednesday night, with Ahmed Elmohamady's late header cancelling out Dwight Gayle's first Premier League goal of the season. Even with one…

Newcastle United 3-2 Oxford United: Match Report and Analysis

In tonight's 4th round FA Cup replay, Newcastle United survived against a resilient Oxford United side at the Kassam Stadium, winning 3-2 after extra time. Coming into tonight's game, Newcastle were unbeaten in their last 7 games in all competitions:…