Author Archives: Russell Edge

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Verdict: Bruce surely risking further wrath from the Toon Army after squad admission

By | 5th September 2019

OPINION You can be sure that Newcastle United fans across the globe dream of watching Kevin Keegan’s Entertainers once again after years of pragmatic football. Rafael Benitez might have been a man adored by the Toon Army for his ambition, pedigree and ability to work miracles with a side many would have deemed Championship quality, […]

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Verdict: Newcastle attacker must be stewing on sidelines after Bruce’s rave review

By | 5th September 2019

OPINION It would be fair to say that Allan Saint-Maximin has not had the most ideal of starts to his career at Newcastle United. A record of two injuries in his two appearances is hardly inspiring and the Toon Army might well be wondering if they have brought in a sick note of a player […]

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Report delivers positive behind-the-scenes update on missing Newcastle ace

By | 5th September 2019

Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll is recovering from injury well and could return for the club’s clash against Liverpool after the international break, according to the Chronicle. The newspaper claim on their website that the former West Ham man, who joined the Magpies on a free transfer over the summer, has had no issues with […]

‘Get it out the game’ – Sky Sports pundit slaughters ‘shocking’ Newcastle star v Leicester

By | 29th August 2019

Darren Bent has torn into Newcastle United defender Jetro Willems for his “shocking” dive in the build-up to Yoshinori Muto’s goal against Leicester City. The Magpies fought back from 1-0 down to seal a 1-1 draw and take Wednesday night’s League Cup clash to penalties, the Foxes having opened the scoring with a James Maddison […]

Verdict: Bruce decision surely vindicated after Newcastle squad revelation v Leicester

By | 29th August 2019

OPINION Another domestic cup, another season of disappointment for the Newcastle United faithful. While everyone knows that Premier League survival is of paramount importance to the Magpies, there is no denying that a cup run would have lifted the spirits around St James’ Park and given the supporters something to cheer in what is proving […]

Confirmed: Newcastle believe first-team star has suffered ligament damage

By | 29th August 2019

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has confirmed that he is fearful winger Matt Ritchie has suffered ligament damage after the club’s League Cup clash against Leicester City. The Magpies bowed out of the cup at the second round following a penalty shoot-out at St James’ Park, the game finishing 1-1 in regular time. Bruce was […]

View: Newcastle attacker must be feeling the pressure as senior figure lifts lid on loan terms

By | 22nd August 2019

OPINION It would be fair to say that Newcastle United do not have the best record when it comes to developing young players into first-team talents over the years. A lot of young Magpies have shown promise in their fledgeling years but very few have made the grade at St James’ Park. Many of these […]

Verdict: Newcastle int’l should be last resort for Bruce as likely return reported v Spurs

By | 22nd August 2019

OPINION There are plenty of players who have divided opinion throughout the years for Newcastle United – usually, attackers who both infuriate and inspire with their performances. Unfortunately for Christian Atsu, he falls firmly into the category of someone who has the Toon Army tearing their hair out with few moments of magic to look […]

‘Disappointed’ – Michael Owen voices concerns over Newcastle duo ahead of Spurs clash

By | 22nd August 2019

Michael Owen admits that he fears Newcastle United duo Miguel Almiron and Joelinton might need more time to form a decent partnership ahead of their clash against Tottenham. The Paraguayan and Brazilian forwards were big-money captures in the January and summer transfer windows respectively, but neither have hit the ground running at St James’ Park. […]

Journalist reveals ‘absolute best’ Newcastle fans can expect over missing man v Spurs

By | 22nd August 2019

Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin is likely to be on the bench “at the absolute best” against Tottenham this weekend, according to Mark Douglas. The Chronicle journalist, responding to a supporter on Twitter, says that despite the winger returning to training this week and pushing for a place in the squad against Spurs after a […]