Wednesday Aug 13
Lee Ryder: Why a good start for Newcastle United is absolutely critical for Alan Pardew
Lee Ryder looks at the season ahead for Alan Pardew and Newcastle United especially those important first few games for the boss Given a reasonable transfer kitty this summer which brought about the arrival of seven first-team players, he goes into the new campaign with no excuses.
Exploding the myth of managers having a say on transfers
Stuart Pearce's fury after Newcastle United signed two of his players just goes to show what little say managers have on transfers The new Nottingham Forest manager, only five weeks into the job, has flipped his lid because two of his young stars have been sold before he has taken charge of his first competitive match.
Mark Douglas: So what formation will Newcastle United play next season?
Poor old 4-4-2. Once it was the staple diet of the English Premier League but now it is as unfashionable as combat trousers and the Stereophonics.
NZ leaves lasting impression on English Premier League teams
West Ham United may have endured a torrid time on the pitch during their time in New Zealand for the Football United Tour, but the country itself has left a lasting impression on the team.
Former Newcastle United boss Sam Allardyce feels change of style contributed to shock Sydney defeat
Keep up to date with all the build-up, action and reaction to Newcastle United's pre-season clash with Wellington Phoenix at the Westpac Stadium The Arena is to host its first ever outdoor club event with Hau5 with big name acts for September 20 and 21 Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses ... (more)