In a winnable game against Brighton at St. James’s Park, the Newcastle players struggled to perform. The lack of quality from both teams was plain to see, and it’s pretty clear to all that serious investment is necessary if Newcastle United are to move up the Premier League table and away from the relegation zone.
Here’s Lee Ryder’s Newcastle player ratings in the game against Brighton: [click to continue…]
Newcastle faced an uphill struggle against Arsenal at the Emirates, but it took a special strike from Mesut Ozil in the first half to separate the two teams. We’re in the Premier League and sometimes goals like that are the difference.
Here’s how Lee Ryder Rated the Newcastle United players: [click to continue…]
Newcastle’s failure to put points on the board is starting to get concerning. If as fans we’re not thinking about relegation, then we should be. In front of an anxious St. James’s Park crowd on Wednesday night we still couldn’t find what it takes to even get a draw let alone three points. This makes it one point from 24 now and while the takeover seems on track, we all know as Newcastle United fans to never get our hopes up. [click to continue…]
Interesting comments were made by Rafa Benitez today when he alluded to some good news when asked about the takeover: [click to continue…]
Following up on my ratings from last week, I’m comparing my player ratings with a local journalist’s ratings of the Newcastle players. In a narrow loss to Leicester, here’s how Lee Ryder of the Chronicle rated NUFC in yesterday’s game: [click to continue…]