Tag Archives: St James’ Stunners

View: Latest comment from ‘panto villain’ Ashley will surely leave Newcastle fans fraught

By | 11th September 2019

OPINION Mike Ashley is not a popular man. In other news, water is wet. But while his reputation as Newcastle United owner is at the forefront of everybody’s thinking on Tyneside, it is sometimes easy to forget that his business ventures stretch beyond the confines of St. James’ Park. To the non-footballing community, Ashley is primarily […]


View: One player is 4/10 after comical start to life as Newcastle player – Summer signings rated

By | 4th September 2019

OPINION It was a super frustrating summer for Newcastle United supporters after watching their club lose a bunch of key players as well as popular manager Rafa Benitez. However despite the slow start, the Magpies finally started to bring in new faces towards the end of the transfer window and eventually having a net spend […]


View: Scathing Michael Owen attack on ‘blind delusion’ will surely rile up Newcastle fans

By | 3rd September 2019

OPINION If Michael Owen thought he was unpopular before he released his new book, he should just wait to see how much he is disliked on Tyneside after the Toon Army have read it.  The former Ballon d’Or winner was, up until January, still the Magpies’ record signing after joining from Real Madrid in 2005, but he never truly reached […]


Chris Waugh: What happened at Newcastle v Watford sent bigger message to hierarchy than boycott

By | 1st September 2019

The low attendance at St James’ Park on Saturday when Newcastle United drew with Watford sent more of a message to the hierarchy than the Arsenal boycott, according to The Athletic journalist Chris Waugh. The Telegraph has reported that 44,157 fans turned up to watch the 1-1 stalemate, meaning that around 15 per cent of […]

View: Michael Chopra reaction to Newcastle win v Spurs surely doesn’t settle Toon matters

By | 26th August 2019

OPINION Of all the former Newcastle United players who would go on to become a vocal spokesman against the Mike Ashley regime, the odds of it being Michael Chopra who rose to prominence would probably have been pretty long.  But here we are, and after a summer of disruption and upheaval, it has been the ex-Toon striker who has found himself at the forefront […]

View: 25-year-old needs to up his game – Three things learned about Newcastle in win v Tottenham

By | 25th August 2019

OPINION Steve Bruce won his first game as Newcastle United manager with a shock 1-0 victory against Tottenham at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday afternoon, courtesy of a first-half goal by £40million striker Joelinton. An early injury to Allan Saint-Maximin led to Christian Atsu coming off the bench and having a huge impact as […]

View: £38k-a-wk Newcastle star should keep one eye on loanee currently performing way better

By | 22nd August 2019

OPINION Martin Dubravka became an instant cult hero when he joined Newcastle United in January 2018 and started last season well with a string of solid performances under Rafa Benitez. However the 30-year-old’s form in the second half of last season started to dip as he made errors that led to goals against the likes […]

‘Idiot’ – Mark Douglas blasts Sky Sports pundit for interview about Newcastle star

By | 22nd August 2019

Newcastle Chronicle football editor Mark Douglas has labelled Danny Mills an “idiot” after the Sky Sports pundit slammed Miguel Almiron for his performances in a Newcastle United shirt. In an interview for Football Insider, Mills claimed that the Paraguay international “flattered to deceive” for Newcastle last season and was also critical of his refusal to […]

Newcastle takeover could be back on the cards in December if team is in bottom 3 – Mark Douglas

By | 21st August 2019

Newcastle United are still attracting attention from potential buyers and there could be a takeover on the cards in the winter if the club is struggling in the Premier League, according to Chronicle journalist Mark Douglas. The reporter claimed via the Chronicle’s Everything is Black and White podcast that Mike Ashley could lower his asking […]

View: £35,000-a-week Newcastle man surely has to be axed after ponderous display v Norwich

By | 18th August 2019

OPINION Newcastle United’s 3-1 defeat to Norwich City on Saturday was an abomination from start to finish.  The Magpies were flimsy at the back and ineffective in front of goal, to the point that it was hard to tell which aspect of their game was worse. Very few players covered themselves in glory at Carrow Road, but one who stood […]