Jeff Crum
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World Cup primer, Part 1: Predicting the next World Cup Cinderella story

Breaking down the favorites for this summer’s World Cup finals is easy. But picking out which nation has the best chance to upset everyone’s apple cart is sometimes a lot more interesting.

Newcastle loses twice in a week; looking to the future

Newcastle United have avoided relegation for another year. Though they are certain to finish mid-table in a few weeks, there is still a lot at stake for the club, its players and fans as the current season comes to its conclusion.

Newcastle win 4 straight, upset Arsenal 2-1

Despite the expected hardships, Newcastle United put forth another incredible effort and defeated Arsenal 2-1, their 2nd win against a top foe this season.

Newcastle continue hot streak, win 2-1 at Leicester City

Newcastle United pulled a surprise victory away to Leicester this past weekend. Is everything finally falling into place for Rafa Benitez and company?

Newcastle continues strong in 2018: Bests Huddersfield 1–0

Newcastle United were back in action Saturday after their most recent break. The Tottenham’s FA Cup commitment and international play “forced” the Magpies to spend some time in Spain, halting their winning momentum. But Newcastle can be rusty and still grind out a win…they bested Huddersfield 1–0. Howay the Lads!

Newcastle Fall to Liverpool; Transfer Window Grades

This weekend Newcastle travelled to Liverpool, who predictably held form at home with a 2-0 victory.

Does Newcastle have the stamina to survive in the Premier League?

Coming off the heels of a famous win against Manchester United, Newcastle returned with confidence, playing quick, scintillating attacking football and leaving Bournemouth out of sorts. Yet the last 20 minutes of the game saw the Magpies completely run out of steam. Can Newcastle United survive in the Premier League? 

Newcastle United notches shock 1-0 win over Manchester United

Coming from behind, Newcastle United fought Sunday’s match with great tactical planning and sheer will, earning a 1-0 win over Manchester United. Though still in the thick of the fight, Newcastle has now leap-frogged to 13th place. Howay the Lads!

Newcastle shares points with Swansea at home, 1-1

Newcastle supporters were no doubt looking forward to last Saturday’s home matchup with Swansea City and feeling confident of the three points as well. But in the end each club walked away with a single point. What happened?

Perez strike earns Newcastle United 3 points at Stoke

Before the Kick-off on New Year’s Day, I woke up to a Starting XI that had me feeling uneasy. While talking with some friends about Newcastle’s opening game of 2018 at Stoke City (the team with the worst defensive record…