Category: Newcastle

Jamie Carragher says Premier League becoming a ‘joke’ after Newcastle’s defensive display against Man City

Jamie Carragher claims the Premier League is becoming a ‘joke’ because of the negative tactics used by smaller teams against the top six at home.  The former Liverpool defender made the controversial comments during Newcastle’s defeat against Manchester City at St James’ Park on Wednesday night. The Mapgies, who were beaten 1-0 by the runaway leaders, were clearly set

Newcastle: Boss stands by tactics

City have opened up a 15 point lead at the top of the Premier League table, but were made to fight all the way as Benitez’s men adopted an ultra-defensive approach before going for broke at the death. City’s win was secured by Raheem Sterling’s 31st-minute strike, although they also hit the woodwork twice

Match Reports: Newcastle United 0-1 Manchester City

Pep Guardiola’s men arrived at St James’ Park knowing they could stretch their advantage in top spot after second-placed rivals Manchester United were held to a 2-2 draw against Burnley on Boxing Day. And despite City dominating the majority of the game on Tyneside and hitting the woodwork on three occasions, they only had

Newcastle: Scunthorpe keen on Longstaff

Longstaff is currently on loan with Blackpool but his deal with the club is set to expire on January 6 and Scunthorpe are hoping to swoop for his signature. The 20-year-old has impressed at Bloomfield Road, scoring six times and providing a further six assists in 23 appearances. Blackpool are keen to extend