OPINION One of the more positive things left behind in Rafael Benitez’ reign at Newcastle United was his defensive system in the Premier League. The Spaniard adapted to a five-at-the-back formation, which saw his team gradually rise up the league after a dreadful start which saw the Magpies pick up zero wins in their first […]
Matt Ritchie has hailed the impact that Salomon Rondon had on Newcastle United this season. The 29-year-old striker proved a huge success on Tyneside during his loan spell from West Brom, scoring 12 and assisting seven more. And Ritchie has been quick to sing his praises. Speaking to the club’s official website, as quoted by the Chronicle, he said: […]
Newcastle United regular Matt Ritchie has confirmed that he is currently in discussions with the Magpies in an attempt to resolve his future. The 29-year-old has been a consistent performer in two different positions throughout the season, but despite that Football Insider reported earlier this month that he was eyeing a potential move to Stoke City. Now the […]
With two assists on Sunday, Matt Ritchie ended the season with two Premier League goals and eight assists. This equalled his best top tier season so far, when the winger…With two assists on Sunday, Matt Ritchie ended the season with two Premier League goals and eight assists. This equalled his best top tier season so far, when the winger…
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OPINION Everyone knows the score with Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez. The club’s supporters want him to stay, he wants to stay, but yet no contract extension has been secured. However, there is clearly some optimism amongst those on Tyneside that the Spaniard will be sticking around beyond the end of his current deal. Or, at […]
OPINION Looking back now, with survival secured and one last dead rubber against already relegated Fulham to come, there have been a fair few success stories from Newcastle United’s season. Martin Dubravka has been standout in net, Isaac Hayden looks like a new man in the middle of the park, and Ayoze Perez and Salomon Rondon have formed […]
OPINION Newcastle United stalwart Matt Ritchie has been one of the team’s best players this campaign, transitioning from midfield to wing back consummate ease. Despite that, though, he could be on his way out this summer. The Sun reported on Thursday that Sunday’s clash with Fulham could be the 29-year-old’s last with the club amid interest from Championship […]