Chelsea vs Newcastle United: Preview & Prediction
Feb13

Chelsea vs Newcastle United: Preview & Prediction

Defending Premier League champions Chelsea will be looking to extend their unbeaten league record to ten matches when lowly Newcastle United visit Stamford Bridge this evening. However the Blues, who salvaged a last-gasp 1-1 draw against Manchester United last Sunday thanks to Diego Costa’s injury-time equaliser, have still won only seven matches this season in the English top-flight after 25 outings. But the positive side to...

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Head-to-Head: Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea) vs Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United)
Feb13

Head-to-Head: Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea) vs Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United)

Disappointing results over the course of the Premier League campaign mean both Chelsea and Newcastle have endured much-maligned seasons in the top-flight. These two stuttering sides will be looking to their respective creative midfielders to help them earn three points this Saturday evening at Stamford Bridge. The last time these two teams met at St James’ Park, Newcastle threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 in a pulsating game....

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Premier League Valentine’s Day Themed Squad: Dating Baines, Victor Roses & more
Feb12

Premier League Valentine’s Day Themed Squad: Dating Baines, Victor Roses & more

With Valentine’s Day coming up on Sunday, we at Shoot decided that we would come up with a love-themed Premier League squad, with a chairman, manager and stadium. Yes, of course we’ve updated some names so they fit into the criteria by being as imaginative as we can, but Jason ‘Puncheon above your weight’ is brilliant, right? Let us know @_shootfootball if you think any other names could have made it into our...

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Newcastle United’s Valentine Star: Who is the Magpies’ most loved player?
Feb11

Newcastle United’s Valentine Star: Who is the Magpies’ most loved player?

Name: Ayoze Perez Position: Striker After costing an initial £1.5m; Ayoze Perez has proved an absolute Premier League bargain and hence become Newcastle United fans’ firm favourite since arriving at St James’ Park back in June 2014. Despite turning down the likes of European giants FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and FC Porto for the Magpies, no-one still quite expected the young Spaniard to win the hearts of Newcastle...

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Newcastle United could snap up Manchester United fan favourite on free transfer
Feb10

Newcastle United could snap up Manchester United fan favourite on free transfer

Newcastle United could hand a deal to England international Michael Carrick this summer, according to The Times. The Premier League outfit, who currently sit just one point above the bottom three in 17th spot, are thought to be closely monitoring the midfielder’s situation at Manchester United until the end of the 2015-16 campaign. The 34-year-old, who has 34 international caps for the Three Lions since May 2001, has failed to score...

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Are smaller pitches affecting Newcastle’s away form?
Feb08

Are smaller pitches affecting Newcastle’s away form?

Six Premier League games into 2016, Newcastle United’s home and away form could hardly be more contrasting. In front of their own fans at St James’ Park, the Magpies have taken seven points from a possible nine, firing six goals from 56 shots, and averaging 58 per cent possession. They’ve possibly lacked cutting edge, but the likes of Aleksandar Mitrovic, Moussa Sissoko and Jonjo Shelvey are finally exciting their public. However, on...

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