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NUFC Reasonable Reaction Reviews

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?)

Show me more part 3: Gini and Ayoze

Newcastle were strong in the attack against Norwich City. Was there a weak link between Ayoze Perez and Gini Wijnaldum?

Part 2 of the Show Me More Chronicles: Mitrovic

There were some rumblings during the Norwich match to give the number 9 to Aleksandar Mitrovic. If he continues on as he did on Sunday, the argument against doing so is a hard one to make.

Newcastle sees yellow and red and yellow in loss

Newcastle was denied a chance to get a home victory by an early red card in loss to Arsenal.

League Cup: Newcastle cobble the Cobblers 4-1

Newcastle puts four past an opponent for the first time in seventeen months. Cobblers done. Now on to Sheffield Wednesday for a cup run. Yay!

Newcastle get a draw in a game that had everything

New Newcastle United manager Steve McClaren is pleased with his side's opening draw, saying there was good and bad in a "game that had everything."

Newcastle United finish US Tour with loss to T2

Newcastle United played their third and final US match and came away with exactly what Steve McClaren wanted.

NUFC 1 - 0 SRFC: A win is nice, progress is better

Newcastle United defeated Sacramento Republic thanks to an own goal. Winning is nice, but progress is nicer.

Our goalkeepers were... not good in 2014-15

Newcastle's long-standing number one was not stellar in 2014-15, but he was not alone.

Arsenal review: second half WAS as good as it felt

Sometimes stats don't hold out to your perceptions of matches. In this case, they absolutely do.

Thoughts Upon Rewatching NUFC v. Aston Villa

Re-watching a very bad match is never fun, but it can help shift perception sometimes over watching things live. Newcastle were not as bad as it may have felt like they were on the day, but they were not much better than "just good enough".

Reacting to Manchester City 5 - 0 Newcastle United

Newcastle United displayed much of the same old tendencies in their heavy defeat to Manchester City. These tendencies are not good, nor are they specific to their interim head coach.

5 things we learned from Newcastle's 2-1 win

Not included: The way to win is to do nothing for 45 minutes.

Martin Atkinson was right: Thoughts on NUFC's win

Stoke City were forced to play with 9 men after some controversial decisions by Martin Atkinson in Newcastle's 5-1 victory. Here's why he was right to send both Glenn Whelan and Marc Wilson off.

POST MORTEM: Aston Villa 1 - 2 Newcastle United

Newcastle United made their way to Birmingham and returned with all 3 points courtesy of Hatem Ben Arfa and Yoan Gouffran. What did we learn about Newcastle's shiny new 4-3-3 formation in this match?

Newcastle United 1 - 0 Fulham: Post Mortem

Newcastle United managed to solve a very compact and fairly uninterested Fulham side at St. James' Park. Although Newcastle had very few offensive ideas, Hatem Ben Arfa provided just enough to earn the 3 points.

Morecambe 0 - 2 Newcastle United: Post Mortem

It wasn't as much of a walkover as many supporters desired, but Newcastle United weathered a lengthy Morecambe storm to advance to the third round of the Capitol One League Cup.

Post Mortem: Newcastle United 0 -0 West Ham

A draw at home to West Ham is not what the Toon Army were hoping for. What can we take away from a rather disappointing match?

PODCAST: Coming Home Podcastle Episode 13

Episode 13 of the podcast has arrived, and it's more than just audible sobbing!

Manchester City Post-Mortem

It's hard to tell anything about Newcastle United when an Alan Pardew side plays Manchester City. One thing is for certain, though, the match will be embarassing.

Coming Home Podcastle Episode 4!

Chock full of fresh goodness we react to the Liverpool debacle, the freshest rumors regarding the dressing room and transfer rumors as well as the relegation scrap. Add a bit of chuckling, a decent dash of wanting to cry and a touch of hope - Ep. 4!

Newcastle with halftime 1-0 lead

Newcastle have come out guns blazing yet again... will they be able to sustain the pressure?

Three reactions in one!

Three different reactions to the 0-0 draw with Norwich City. Only one is considered... two may be rash. Can you tell which is which?

The Role of Injuries and Suspensions on 2012-13

Alan Pardew's men have had a hard time staying on the pitch thus far this season whether through injury or suspension... but to what extent exactly?

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Re-Assessing The Toon After 12 Matches

One would be living on Soma (the Brave New World kind, not the actual kind that exists now) if they felt that a retrospective on the first 12 games of NUFC's season was going to be puppies and rainbows. The bandaid must be ripped off, however.

Newcastle United 2, Tottenham Hotspur 1 Community Player Ratings

Player ratings from Newcastle's 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur. Who was Man of the Match?

Newcastle United 0 - 0 Swansea City: Anatomy of a Disappointment

Newcastle dropped their fourth and fifth points to newly promoted sides on Saturday. Let's look at it rationally and try to feel better.

Norwich 4 - 2 Newcastle: Reasonable Reaction - Statistically Speaking, It Was Different Than You Think

Not much want to look back on the Norwich match... but do it we must. The stats tell a different story than the mind does, however.

Newcastle United Steal A Point From Old Trafford; Costs Sir Alex Ferguson Money

Newcastle United steal a point from Old Trafford- Reasonable reaction blow-by-blow from a re-watching of the match here. Spoiler: The result was about right.

Manchester City Hands Newcastle United First Defeat: What We Know v. What We Thought We Knew

Newcastle United's Excellent Adventure has ended, losing their first match at the 12th time of asking. What do we know now, and how does it compare to what we thought we knew?

Reasonable Reaction Review: Magpies Shame mackems

Sunderland 0, Newcastle 1 - A match review.

Match Review: Orlando City S.C. 1, Newcastle United 0