The Effects of Newcastle’s Takeover

The Effects of Newcastle’s Takeover

History points to certain English teams as bonafide football royalty. Over the last three decades (of the Premier League), Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool have been the major players, later been joined on the top table by Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester City in recent years. New money started to infiltrate English football shortly after the turn of the century, and it’s now a common theme for clubs across Europe to be swallowed up by deep pocketed investment groups, or persons. …
Key Stats As Liverpool See Off Newcastle To Hit 99

Key Stats As Liverpool See Off Newcastle To Hit 99

Liverpool secured their record-levelling 32nd league win of the season to move to 99 points with a lacklustre but well-earned 3-1 win over Newcastle at St James’ Park. But what were the key stats from the game? Clinical Reds Finish With a Flourish Having scored five goals from two big chances against Chelsea, Liverpool scored three goals without creating a big chance against Newcastle. Outstanding finishes from Divock Origi and Sadio Mané completed the comeback after Virgil Van Dijk’s headed …
Liverpool vs Newcastle Preview - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool vs Newcastle Preview - Potential Key Battles

Having faced a huge setback in their attempts to reach back to back Champions League finals, Liverpool return to Premier League action, where the hunt for the big trophy is still very much alive. Whilst it feels like City will never drop points again, Liverpool know that all they can do is win their last two games and hope, and that starts on Saturday night against Newcastle. So what are some of the potential key battles from this game? Trent …
Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle: A Tactical Breakdown

Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle: A Tactical Breakdown

Liverpool FC vs. Newcastle United FC; it's one of the most historic games in the Premier League, supposedly always meant to be a toe-to-toe, all-action, enigmatic thriller. Add in the magic of Boxing Day - a day which Liverpool have not lost a league match on for over twenty years - and the return of Rafael Benitez, and there was a recipe for something fantastic. Newcastle are not the force they once were though, and despite their manager, on a …