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Jim has been writing for Coming Home Newcastle since September, 2011. Frequently more amusing to himself than to the public, he keeps churning along regardless. The man who brought you "The Benign Ponytail" and "Failure Clown". Co-host and producer of Coming Home Newcastle's official podcast Coming Home Podcastle.

It was a sad season so Kevin Mbabu is going to be AWESOME

The young Swiss saw extremely limited time in 2015-16 (mostly due to injury). Let’s get carried away anyway!

Massadio Haïdara - The Man Who Can't Stay Healthy (Pt. I)

You can see the potential in Haïdara. He just can't stay healthy... yet not many people are mad at him. Huh.

Was Paul Dummett good? Depends on who you ask.

There is probably not another player in the Newcastle United squad that holds such a wide range of opinions as Paul Dummett.

What happens when your best RB is a CM?

Newcastle's diminutive midfielder's season boils down to one move... the one away from central midfield.

The Man Who Would Be King was so disapointing

We're carrying on with our player-by-player review of the 2015-16 squad. Next under the microscope: Daryl Janmaat

This stream has:

Newcastle United Player Reviews 2015-16

We are switching up our season review to a round-table format. Here is what our writers felt about the performances of The Once (and future?) Ginger Pirlo.

The Ginger Pirlo was very Ginger, not much Pirlo

We are switching up our season review to a round-table format. Here is what our writers felt about the performances of The Once (and future?) Ginger Pirlo.

The Goalkeepers are not the issue, man

Sure we had the third-worst defensive record in the league. Sure we were relegated. Was goalkeeper a position of strength? (wait, what?)

Why not watch the Championship Playoff Final?

One of these teams will be staying with us in the Championship... one will be going up. If you're watching, why not come over and chat?

He loves us! He really really loves us!

Rafael Benitez is staying with Newcastle United. This move indicates that the changes that need to be made for our club to heal are being made.