Premier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

The Premier League is back following our midweek action in the Champions League and Europa League. Arsenal will be looking to bounce back from a resounding defeat in Germany to Borussia Dortmund as they face Aston Villa away, Saturday may be Alan Pardew’s last game in charge of Newcastle as they take on Hull City, Leicester host Manchester United whilst …

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Gareth ThomasPremier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

Will Saturday be Newcastle’s last under Pardew?

Alan Pardew is possibly facing his final game in charge of Newcastle United this weekend when they take on Hull City at home in the Premier League. Newcastle lie in 20th place in the table and fans have been demanding his departure be confirmed as soon as possible. A fan’s website has emerged called http://sackpardew.com and they state the reasons they …

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Gareth ThomasWill Saturday be Newcastle’s last under Pardew?

Newcastle United’s owner backs manager Pardew

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has received the backing of owner Mike Ashley according to BBC Sport. This is despite a run of bad results and a 4-0 loss to Southampton on Saturday. The 53-year-old Londoner was appointed Newcastle manager in December 2010 and given a five and a half year deal. This was then extended to an eight year …

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Gareth ThomasNewcastle United’s owner backs manager Pardew

Mike Ashley “will not sell Newcastle United”

Mike Ashley has confirmed that Newcastle United are not for sale until AT LEAST the end of next season. The club statement followed rumours in the Daily Telegraph and as a result the newspaper have been banned from St James’ Park. Telegraph journalist Luke Edwards is wholly criticised by the Newcastle United statement for an article which is described as: “disgraceful …

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Gareth ThomasMike Ashley “will not sell Newcastle United”

Newcastle dealt hefty Siem de Jong injury blow

Newcastle United have today announced that new signing Siem de Jong is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines. The Dutch international has picked up a right thigh injury and this will come as a blow to Magpies fans. The 25-year-old attacking midfielder (who can also play striker) joined Newcastle for around £6m in July after graduating from the …

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Gareth ThomasNewcastle dealt hefty Siem de Jong injury blow

Villa, Sneijder, Zaha and the 10 most wanted players in the transfer window

So, there is just a few hours to go before paper talk can become reality and the winter transfer window opens. This winter expect some serious cash to be flying with Arsenal, Spurs and Liverpool desperate to strengthen their squads to keep them in the frame for Champions League qualification, and Man City and Chelsea mulling over big money strikers. …

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AshleyVilla, Sneijder, Zaha and the 10 most wanted players in the transfer window

Hot stuff: United’s win against Newcastle pics, 10 worst ever toys, ungrateful kids on Twitter

Top stories from Brandish and our pals The ten worst ever toys Great shots of bonkers Christmas day sea swimmers This year’s most ungrateful kids, courtesy of Twitter 10 things we changed our minds about in 2012 – from the unsackability of Arsene Wenger to The Olympics The five best kids TV programmes ever (for adults). Press Gang, Phineas and …

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AshleyHot stuff: United’s win against Newcastle pics, 10 worst ever toys, ungrateful kids on Twitter