Death & Tactics

Discussion: Who will Pardew select at Norwich?

The departure of Yohan Cabaye means Alan Pardew will be forced to shake up the Starting XI a bit. So what could we see?

The Magic Book of Manchester City Tactics

Much like The Fonz's character in The Waterboy, Alan Pardew has a magic book of tactics.

Will Hatem Ben Arfa's return reap extra benefit?

Bringing Hatem Ben Arfa into the fold will make Newcastle a better side by default. Are there extra benefits to be reaped by his return? Here is some positional analysis that indicates that there may just be.

Can we balance Kharkiv leg 2 and Southampton?

We're in need of at least a scoring draw to progress in the Europa League. There is that small matter of the league match v. Southampton to consider as well. Can we get something in Kiev while putting maximum concentration on the Premier League?

Small sample size? Scout anyway!

Building a scouting report on the miniscule sample size of one match is fraught with danger... but I've done it anyway. Here are some of the things that Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk did to defeat Metalist Kharkiv in Metalist's last league setback.

Newcastle United vs. Swansea City Match Preview

It's a battle of mediocrity! Wait, don't go away...

Short Corners: Good Strategy or Wasted Chance?

Newcastle scored their second goal Saturday after Hatem Ben Arfa caused some trouble on a short corner. Is the short corner a better percentage play than the traditional corner, or does it represent a wasted chance?

Your Obligatory Hatem Ben Arfa Live Thread

Hatem Ben Arfa: What do you do with him? We'll discuss a potential starting formation here.

Newcastle United 0, Swansea City 0 - Player Ratings

It almost seems silly to grade individual performances in a 0-0 draw. The defenders met their main objective, which was to keep a clean sheet. The attacking players failed in their main...

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Manchester United 1, Newcastle United 1 - Player Ratings

One last look at Manchester United 1 - 1 Newcastle United before moving on.

Manchester City 3, Newcastle United 1 - Player Ratings

Time to revive an old standby - player ratings.  I've rated each player's performance against Manchester City below, with an explanation for each.  I look forward to reading your feedback.  You...

Death & Tactics: Analyzing Newcastle United 4, Arsenal 4

An analysis of Newcastle United's historic comeback against Arsenal that resulted in a 4-4 draw. What went wrong in the first half and how did they turn it around?

Death & Tactics: Analyzing Newcastle United 1, Tottenham Hotspur 1

An analysis of the January 22 game between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur which ended in a draw. How did it happen and what strategies were employed?

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