Author Archives: Andy Branagan

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One man takes chance, another flops: Three things learned about Newcastle v Bournemouth – View

By | 16th March 2019

OPINION Newcastle United produced yet another memorable late show as they grabbed a stoppage time equaliser through wing back Matt Ritchie to secure a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth. A brace from Joshua King had appeared to have put the Cherries in control after Salomon Rondon had opened the scoring for Newcastle with a stunning free kick. […]

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Benitez surely missed the mark as his remarks on unsung Newcastle hero get it all wrong – View

By | 16th March 2019

OPINION Midfielder Isaac Hayden has always been one of the more unsung heroes in this Newcastle United squad, but lately manager Rafael Benitez appears to finally be coming round to him. The former Arsenal man has been superb since coming into the Magpies team around the turn of the year, and Benitez is now contemplating the […]

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Shearer delivers single word verdict on stunning Newcastle moment v Bournemouth

By | 16th March 2019

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has issued a jubilant one word response to his old team’s late equaliser against Bournemouth on Saturday. Wing back Matt Ritchie struck late with a stunning effort to ensure that the Magpies would be leaving the Vitality Stadium with a share of the points, and Shearer was delighted with his goal. […]

Many Newcastle fans can’t get enough of ‘absolute baller’, ‘real deal’, ‘brilliant’ ace v Bou’th

By | 16th March 2019

OPINION Newcastle United striker Salomon Rondon produced another fine performance in his team’s 2-2 draw at Bournemouth on Saturday. The West Bromwich Albion loanee has been a huge hit on Tyneside and it would now be a major surprise if the Magpies don’t sign him permanently in the summer – in fact there may well […]

‘Needs to be dropped’, ‘Is there anyone worse’: Some Newcastle fans take aim at one man v Bou’th

By | 16th March 2019

OPINION On the most part Newcastle United wing back Matt Ritchie certainly didn’t enjoy his finest afternoon against old team Bournemouth in the Magpies’ 2-2 draw on Saturday. It was obviously an emotional day for the Scotland international and you just wonder whether it might have got to him a little bit. He wasn’t completely terrible, but […]

‘Criminal’, ‘Far too safe’ – Many Newcastle fans up in arms over key Rafa decision v Bournemouth

By | 16th March 2019

OPINION Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez chose to start central midfielder Mohamed Diame over fan favourite Jonjo Shelvey against Bournemouth on Saturday, and it’s safe to say that the Magpies supporters were none too pleased with the decision. You can see where they’re coming from, to be fair, because the former Swansea City man did make a huge […]

Newcastle fans surely hiding behind sofa as agent of star player talks up potential exit – View

By | 15th March 2019

OPINION Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka has come in for a bit of criticism this season for a couple of costly errors. However, he undoubtedly remains one of the finest goalkeepers in the Premier League. It will be a cause of major concern to the club’s supporters, then, to read that the player’s agent has been […]

Newcastle 25-year-old ruled out v Bournemouth, Benitez hints at his replacement

By | 15th March 2019

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has confirmed that captain Jamaal Lascelles won’t feature against Bournemouth on Saturday. The 25-year-old was substituted with an knee injury against Everton last time out and Benitez has now confirmed at his pre match press conference, as per journalist Lee Ryder’s personal Twitter account, that he is unwilling to take a risk […]

Lee Ryder details Newcastle manager update after reported contact with Euro club boss

By | 15th March 2019

Sources at Newcastle United have distanced the club from reports linking them with a move for Lyon manager Bruno Genesio, according to Chronicle journalist Lee Ryder. The journalist claimed on the newspaper’s website that those in-the-know at St James’ Park have played down the speculation, insisting that the club’s first priority remains keeping current boss […]

Sky Sports pundit predicts Newcastle clash v Bournemouth, raves about players who are ‘handful’

By | 15th March 2019

Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas has picked out Newcastle United trio Miguel Almiron, Ayoze Perez and Salomon Rondon as being key to their chances against Bournemouth on Saturday. The Paraguayan’s club-record arrival in January has given everyone a lift and has seen both Perez and Rondon up their game significantly. However, Nicholas believes they won’t be enough […]