Alan Pardew was appointed manager of Newcastle United on December 7th, 2010, after Chris Hughton had been ruthlessly fired by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley. Alan Pardew Newcastle United manager And Alan did reasonably well in that season as we finished 12th top and the next season we were 5th top and Alan won [.
With Yohan Cabaye in the news after scoring the great winner against Manchester United on Saturday, the Newcastle midfielder is being interviewed in the foreign press, and as usual he is being asked some leading questions. Yohan Cabaye after scoring the winner at Old Trafford This is what Yohan told BeIN Sport, when asked [.
Newcastle have been receiving the accolades for their famous victory at Old Trafford, well at least in the local press, with the National press making a big thing out of it, and suggesting David Moyes' job may be in jeopardy. Vurnon Anita accidentally handling the ball to keep it out Surely the Manchester United [.
Alan Pardew has pointed out that Newcastle can change their tactics for every game if necessary, and then players can execute the game plan, which they did on Saturday at Old Trafford almost to perfection, and that's what makes Newcastle dangerous this season. Davide Moyes and Alan Pardew on Saturday So Alan Pardew got the [.
It was a close call on Sunday morning as to who was going to be our Man of the Match for Saturday's game at Old Trafford, when Newcastle recorded another win, and our first win there since way back in February of 1972. Cheick Tiote - in action at Old Trafford But it's Cheick Tiote [...]
It was strange that after Wilfried Zaha had played only one game for Manchester United this season, in their very first game of the season in the FA Community Shield, he was on the bench against Newcastle on Saturday. Wilfried Zaha challenging Ben Arfa on Saturday And not only that, but Wilfried came on and [.
Newcastle have five games through January 1st, and the number of points we can get form those game will determine how well we are positioned at the start of the transfer window, and how well we may do this season. Yohan Cabaye after scoring the winner Certainly the way the lads have performed since [.
Things are definitely on the up at Newcastle, and after five wins in our last six games, Newcastle fans are flying high, and who knows, maybe we are going to do well this season, and we're exactly where we were two years ago on 26 points after 15 games, and our goal difference then was [...]
Hatem Ben Arfa came on yesterday after 57 minutes in the 1-0 win against Manchester United, and played well and held the ball up fairly well, especially towards the end of the game as Newcastle played out the three minutes of stoppage time to get a historic win the first win at Old Trafford [...]
Arsenal 1 v 1 Everton: Match Report Infographic by allArsenal.com The Gunners extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to five points after a battling 1-1 draw with Everton at Emirates. Arsene Wenger's side were often on the back foot but the defence held strong with an especially strong performances from Laurent [.
After yesterday's shocking results with Manchester United and Chelsea losing, while Crystal Palace won, the stage is set for today's two matches — both of which will have consequences on the top and bottom of the table.
After Palace's win yesterday versus Cardiff, Tony Pulis's side leapfrogged Fulham.
Yesterday's results provide us with two things today. 1 margin for error : 2 the chance to really assert ourselves in the title race. Given how we've been playing this season, and looking at the squad and the players in it, I suspect number 1 won't even enter their minds.
Stat Attack: Are Liverpool Over-Achieving This Season? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool courtesy of their 4-1 win against West Ham on Saturday have climbed up to the second place in the Premier League. It is their best start to a league season in many years and while they are far from being a complete team, manager Brendan Rodgers has somehow managed to keep the side going from strength to strength.
Did Arsenal get team selection wrong? by Big Gun Dear Gooners, I think it is safe to say that last night's game was a hard earned point from both teams. Everton have definitely been one of our tougher opponents so far this season and if it wasn't for the phenomenal form of Koscielny, Mertesacker and [.
Newcastle have won five of their last six league games, and in the club form guide the Premier League puts out Newcastle are top of the league and ahead of Arsenal, Manchester City and Everton. Alan Pardew applauds fans at end of the game on Saturday Take a look at the form guide table, [...]
With both teams on a great run of form, the Premier League clash between Arsenal and Everton yesterday was always likely to be a tight and hard fought affair, and so it turned out. But the Arsenal boss feels that his team were not given a fair crack of the whip by match officials, handing [...]
This game was touted as one of high intensity, skill and spirit. Not for the faint hearted. Potentially a fantastic even and attacking game. A game suitable for the album of memories. A fine mix of youth and experience developing under the tutelage of master craftsman Arsene Wenger, against Roberto Martinez's self-proclaimed "real young arrogant group of players, who have got real talent.
Arsenal 1 – 1 Everton Player Ratings by KJ Szczesny – 8 He has shown remarkable consistency throughout this season and was once again very commanding as well as making some crucial saves. He couldn't do much about Deulofeu's brilliant goal. It dipped at the very last moment. Jenkinson – 6.5 I wasn't too impressed [.
There is a school of thought that says that anything worth winning is better when you earn it. Well Arsenal will certainly have earned any trophy they win this season, because if it wasn't for bad luck, we wouldn't have any luck at all. I am talking, of course, about the draw for the third [...]
There have been a few stories in the media this week about Arsenal being interested in a January transfer move for the Fulham and Bulgaria international striker Dimitar Berbatov. The news, or rumour, was met with relative indifference by a lot of Arsenal fans, who are keen to see the Gunners get a real top [.
Arsenal went into this Premier League clash with Everton at the Emirates knowing that a win would give them a seven point lead at the top of the table. They were also on a great run of form, but so were Everton, and it was the Toffees who started better. They were getting on good [...]
This is a massive game for Arsenal against Everton, especially when you consider that the next two Premier League games are away to Man City and at home to Chelsea. A win today would give the Gunners the breathing space to lose both those games and still be on top of the table. But Everton [...]
When Arsene Wenger spoke about the Arsenal home fans a few weeks ago, it was not the first time that the subject of a big club's home games being a bit flat. Manchester United and Tottenham have been in the news this season among others and there have been calls for safe standing areas, singing [...]
Blackburn's DJ Campbell arrested in football spot-fixing probe - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Blackburn Rovers forward DJ Campbell is one of the six people arrested in connection with a football spot-fixing investigation, his club have confirmed.
On 28th November, we covered a story based on the reports of The Telegraph that said six people were arrested including a former Premier League player as a part of an ongoing investigation on suspicion of fixing English football games, but due to confidential reasons, the name wasn't published then.
Steven Gerrard could be out for six weeks Huge blow to Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool started their crucial month of December with great hope and trepidation all at the same time. If the convincing 4-1 victory over West Ham is the hint of good-things-to-come in an otherwise hectic and tough run-of-fixtures, the injury to skipper Steven Gerrard leaves a blotch in the spirited Reds camp.
Chelsea want £10m defender in January, Barcelona target Aguero & Van Persie - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jose Mourinho's second stint with Chelsea hasn't been a smooth ride so far with strike problem remains a major thorn in flesh for the Blues. The cause for frustration further stems out from the fact that defence, which was Mourinho's major strength in his first spell, hasn't provided enough safety at the back, as Chelsea continue to leak in goals at an alarming rate.
Chelsea Transfer: David Luiz wanted by Barcelona - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Barcelona have been searching for a center back for a while now, with very little success. The names that have been on the table over the past few years include high profile names like Thiago Silva, Mats Hummels, Jan Vertonghen.
British authorities are uncovering more and more evidence of potential match fixing in English football. The latest arrests stem from alleged match-fixing in the Championship, England's second tier league. Just days ago many pundits were dismissing the previous round of arrests around match-fixing to be" isolated" and "simply in the semi-professional ranks.
While the mainstream media focuses on Afro-Caribbean, South Asian and Singaporean match fixers as opposed to the largely white Caucasian expanse of managers, players, referees, owners, agents, bookmakers, administrators, commentators, media analysts and a former senior government minister who are systemically corrupting the English game, we provide you with ten matches involving English teams that were conspiratorially fixed and/or involved excessive insider trading.
So, the 7 point thing didn't come to fruition, but a point against very good opposition ensured we extended our lead at the top to 5 points
Like others have noted I thought Everton were the best team we've faced in the Premier League this season (good practice, you might say, considering our next two opponents are probably better than them).
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It was another confident win for Liverpool as the Reds walked away with a 4-1 win over West Ham on Saturday. The visitors unwittingly aided Liverpool's victory with two own goals whilst Martin Skrtel scored for the Hammers at a point where the game could have ended very differently. Two late efforts from Suarez though (one given to him and one not) meant Liverpool had safely sealed the win and pushed themselves into 2nd place.