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Can blowout wins/losses mask who a team really is?

My interest was in trying to measure the quality of each team offense and team defense during the previous season. My hypothesis was that in some cases, blowout games masked the true identity of teams.

Here's your depressing NUFC stat of the moment

Newcastle finally passed Sunderland in a key statistic, and it took a historic day to do so.

How Much Did Newcastle Regress in 2012-13?

Newcastle overachieved in 2011-12, then underachieved in 2012-13. What's coming next year?

The Newcastle United Wage Database Project

In which we fight for transparency, or something.

Relegation Watch: New Model Projects NUFC Safety

Newcastle sit just two points above the drop zone with an important six-pointer on the horizon. Luckily, the teams below the Toon appear to be in even worse shape than they are.

Relegation Watch 2013: Can NUFC Avoid the Drop?

We've avoided talking about the R-word as long as possible, but it's time to buckle down and see if NUFC are capable of avoiding relegation. Is their remaining schedule an advantage or a disadvantage?

Exploring Newcastle's 1st-half struggles

What can the infamous 4-4 draw with Arsenal in 2011 teach us about the current Newcastle squad?

Newcastle United vs. Swansea City Match Preview

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

Tyne-Wear Derby Statistics - An Exercise in Objectivity

Some statistics you can use next time you're in an argument with a Sunderland supporter.

Tim Krul's Distribution Revisited: Has Newcastle Shifted Distribution Philosophy

8 days ago, we at Coming Home Newcastle wondered if Tim Krul's distribution was putting undue stress on the back 4. 2 days ago, we saw a complete ideological shift in Tim's distribution. Here's what it looked like.

Tim Krul's Distribution: Are We Ultimately Playing With Fire?

Tim Krul is a world-class save machine. Is there a weakness to his game; if so, what does it mean for the Newcastle United defense?

Quick Reaction: Anatomy Of Perspective

Newcastle United steal a point from Old Trafford. Was it a slaughter, though? Quick reaction here.

Tiote To Miss Manchester City Match: Is Guthrie A Significant Fall Off Defensively?

Cheik Tiote is set to miss out on the Manchester City match in the morning. Here is a quick and dirty look at the differences between he and his replacement Danny Guthrie.

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