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  1. Liverpool FC and what could have been for Newcastle

    Marc Duffy

    April 1, 2012. St James' Park, Newcastle. Papiss Cisse scored his second goal of the day to put the home team 2-0 up against Kenny Dalglish's Liverpool side whilst Newcastle old boy Andy Carroll was jeered for a poor display and another former Magpie...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  2. Enough is enough: It's time for Pardew to go

    Marc Duffy

    I've had enough. Enough of the thrashings. Enough of the excuses. Enough of the obvious lack of heart and complete indifference from the 'professional' footballers employed by Newcastle United. Manchester United's comfortable 4-0 win at St James'...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  3. Excitement mounts ahead of battle for eighth

    Marc Duffy

    Hang on to your hats ladies and gentlemen, the thrilling battle for eighth place in the Premier League will be in full swing at St Mary's on Saturday. I can hardly wait to see who snatches such a coveted accolade. Anyway, now that I've got the sa...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  4. Cisse: The hero returns

    Marc Duffy

    Papiss Cisse could well be the happiest and most relieved man on Tyneside after his 93rd minute goal snatched Newcastle United all three points in a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace at St James' Park. The Senegalese number nine has had a torrid seas...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  5. Nine games to win back the fans

    Marc Duffy

    There are five of us who sit together in the Gallowgate Corner at St James' Park this season. Next year there will be two as the other lads have said "enough is enough" and have informed the football club that they will not be renewing. These aren...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  6. Newcastle can slow the Man City juggernaut

    Marc Duffy

    Manchester City, probably the richest club in world football thanks to the financial power of Sheikh Mansour, head to St James' Park on Sunday as bookmakers' favourites to win a second Premier League in three years, but a win for them in this game wo...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  7. Boxing Day pantomime comes to St James' Park

    Marc Duffy

    Britain has a long standing tradition of pantomime at Christmas. For those of you who don't know, pantomimes are seasonal shows containing heroes, villains, a panto dame, slapstick comedy and song. Newcastle's 5-1 win over Stoke at St James' Park...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  8. Newcastle must beat Norwich, no excuses

    Marc Duffy

    With Jonas Gutierrez having returned to training this week, the only first team regular absent for Newcastle when they play Norwich City at St James' Park on Saturday will be the suspended Matthieu Debuchy. - Report: Coloccini still keen to leave...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  9. Resilient Newcastle hang on for Liverpool draw

    Marc Duffy

    When Newcastle and Liverpool meet goals and entertainment are almost guaranteed -- the last goalless draw between the teams was way back in 1974 -- and Saturday's 2-2 draw at St James' Park was up there with the best of them. This fixture last sea...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  10. Newcastle beat Leeds, but it wasn't like it used to be

    Marc Duffy

    A once-proud and successful club with great history and tradition turned up at St James' Park Wednesday night to play a Capital One Cup tie against Leeds United. Earlier this week, representatives from Newcastle United attended a Supporters Trust ...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  11. Newcastle fans thankful it's all over as Arsenal win their cup fi...

    Marc Duffy

    An amazing accumulative attendance of 1,202,612 people paid good money to watch Newcastle United at St James' Park this season in the most difficult economic climate in modern times. Unfortunately for them, their football club have lost nine of their...

    Blog | May 19, 2013
  12. Newcastle's destiny is in their own hands

    Marc Duffy

    The Premier League is absolutely bonkers. Newcastle's one and only league away win in the past 12 months came at Villa Park against Aston Villa on January 29. A few months later, Sunderland came to St James' Park sitting behind Newcastle in the l...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  13. Bring on the Mackems

    Marc Duffy

    Sunday's derby game against Sunderland at St James' Park could end up being Newcastle United's last really meaningful game of the season and let's hope it is. A win for the Geordies would take them up to 39 points with five games to play and th...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  14. Cisse strike sees off Anzhi billionaires

    Marc Duffy

    Papiss Cisse's headed goal four minutes into stoppage time was enough to send Newcastle United into the quarter-finals of the Europa League as they beat Anzhi Makhachkala 1-0 at St James' Park. A crowd of almost 48,000 watched a tense game with very ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  15. Stoppage-time Cisse strike sinks Stoke

    Marc Duffy

    A stoppage-time winner from Newcastle's Senegalese striker Papiss Cisse handed the Magpies a 2-1 win against Stoke City at a wintry St James' Park Sunday afternoon. The win lifts Newcastle to 33 points, up two places into 13th in the table and le...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  16. Jackie Milburn's brown Ford Cortina

    Marc Duffy

    I attended my first Newcastle United game in 1984 and haven't missed too many at St James' Park since. I'm probably obsessed with the club and with football - this is down to one person: my dad. My dad is a mild mannered fella, but at the match he ch...

    Blog | February 27, 2013