Tag Archives: Newcastle

Thoughts on the Premiership and La Liga

About the author: Back Of The Net is a newly set up by an aspiring football writer Josh Lawless. The Blog is a source where I will be unravelling my views on the latest topics in the beautiful game as well as submitting articles such as scout reports, match reports, statisicial articles, tactics, previews and much more! […]

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Ba can replace troubled Torres as Chelsea’s main man

The Newcastle striker was at Stamford Bridge to witness QPR’s shock win, and will surely fancy his chances of taking the Spaniard’s place as the Blues’ primary attacker Demba Ba will have been more than an interested observer as he sat in the Stamford Bridge stands on Wednesday night. Before Chelsea made their interest official, the 27-year-old’s representatives […]

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Ba & Torres: Will it work?

Reports suggest that last night, Chelsea triggered the £7.5m release clause for Newcastle striker, Demba Ba. With Daniel Sturridge on his way to Liverpool, Benitez has identified the Senegalese hitman as his preferred transfer target. He’s already scored 13 goals in the premier league this season, and could prove to be an effective partner up-front […]

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Match Report: Man United vs Newcastle United

TKTG brings together all the best articles around the web on the 4-3 win by Manchester United over Newcastle United at Old Trafford.   Match Report:  BBC Sport Manchester United extended their Premier League lead to seven points with a thrilling win over Newcastle. James Perch pounced from close range to give the Magpies an […]

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5 Facts About Money In Football

Who was the first £1000 Footballer? Why were Sunderland once known as ‘the Bank of England’? Where did Manchester United’s wealth originate from?   Fact 1: The First £1000 Footballer (Alf Common – joined Middlesbrough from Sunderland in 1905.)   Fact 2: The Rise Of United’s WealthIn 1902, Newton Heath were facing bankruptcy. Desperate to […]

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Liverpool decline embodied by crumbling Anfield fortress

Brendan Rodgers’ team is struggling at their famed stadium and although fans’ expectations have lowered over the past couple of seasons, Liverpool have still not been able to put together a good run at home. During the seasons of 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11, the Merseyside giants enjoyed a success rate of over 63% at home […]

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The Story So Far – An EPL Review

With 7 weeks gone is it too early to make a judgment on players and teams? Well, it may be too soon but that’s not stopping us at TKTG from using this international break to take stock of what we’ve seen in the EPL thus far. The next few months are going to be quite […]

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Newcastle vs Man United – Analysis

TKTG takes a look at the best articles and analysis covering the Newcastle vs Manchester United match which ended in a 0-3 away win for United.  Manchester United climb to 2nd in the English Premier League and Newcastle United drop to 10th. Match Report:  Goal.com The visitors started the match in blistering style, scoring twice […]

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Battle of The Strikers

Last weekend, we saw an aberration. And it wasn’t just that Tottenham Hotspur finally beat Manchester United at Old Trafford; it was the incidents that led to it. Because, amazingly, Robin van Persie didn’t just miss one chance that could have sent points to the home team, he missed two. With the Dutch striker, that […]

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Fantasy Football – Week 5

The first rounds of the Champions League and Europa League group stages are behind us and we now look forward to this weekend’s Premier League action. At TKTG we have studied the squads and match-ups to bring you our Fantasy Football picks for the week. Remember to join our league at the official game using […]

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