I still can't believe Alan Pardew has turned it around lest be still in a job but he has and he is and Newcastle are looking for the fourth win on the trot in tomorrow's early kick-off at St James Park against Liverpool who are still struggling to hit the heights of last season minus their top two strikers from last season.
Can Stuttering Liverpool Stop Rejuvenated Newcastle? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Two weeks is a long time in football. If you don't believe it, you should have a chat with Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew. The Geordies looked dead and buried at the start of October. Deep into the relegation zone, they were winless in 6 and looked to be in store for a very long season indeed.
Our next game at home to Liverpool inthe early kick-off game on Saturday is only just over 36 hours away, so there's not much time to recover from last night's game and get ready for the next big test. Alan Pardew - last Sunday at Tottenham But it will help that only four players [...]
The Capital One Cup quarter-final draw washeld following the completion of the Newcastle United's 2-0 victory over title-holders Manchester City.
The standout tie will be Championship side AFC Bournemouth hosting Premier league giants Liverpool. The Cherries got to thelast-eightof the competition for the first time in club history by beating West Brom 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Stunning comments from Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard who has admitted that he could be playing for someone else next season.
The 34-year-old's contract expires next June, and he has not so far been offered another one. Gerrard, who has been with Liverpool since age 9, insists he will still be playing next season, but not necessarily for the Reds.
Other than that mid-2000s wobble when he briefly flirted with joining Chelsea only to be sent death threatsfrom his adoring public, Steven Gerrard has stuck by Liverpool through thick and thin his entire career to date having first joined the club at the age of eight.
Nowadays, FIFA, world football's governing body, has little to no credibility. With the organisation, under the leadership of Sepp Blatter, seemingly in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, FIFA has been under damage control for some time now. And the release of the 23-man Ballon d'Or shortlist will not help.
Liverpool left it very late to progress past Swansea City in the league cup on Tuesday night but eventually with the help of a Mario Balotelli goal the Reds did enough to squeeze through. Dejan Lovren's goal in the fifth minute of time added on secured the win for Brendan Rodgers' side.
The game got off to a steady yet unproductive start for the home side as Liverpool were maintaining a lot of possession but struggling to create any real danger in the final third.
Liverpool suffer blow as star is set to sign contract with club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Over the past week, there have been talks in major English outlets that Liverpool are in search for a goalkeeper who can give competition to Belgian Simon Mignolet. The rumours are perfectly understandable as manager Brendan Rodgers has grown tired over Mignolet's repeated mistakes.