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Three things we learnt from Newcastle’s 2-0 win over Aston Villa

Monday evening’s lone Championship fixture saw Newcastle return to the table’s summit with a 2-0 home victory over Aston Villa. The visiting side have been struggling all season. Despite being relegated with Newcastle last year they are nearer the basement of the division; with around half of their opponent’s current point tally. Here are three things we learnt from a …

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Who will emerge victorious when Norwich City take on Newcastle United?

The stand out tie in the latest round of midweek Championship fixtures sees Norwich take on league leaders Newcastle at Carrow Road. In recent years this would have been a Premier League fixture, instead both sides have sights firmly set on returning to the top-flight. Embed from Getty Images   Newcastle lead the charge but have been less convincing than …

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How can Newcastle United replace Jonjo Shelvey?

Newcastle’s run of relatively poor results in the absence of Jonjo Shelvey suggests that the team had become too dependent on him. The likelihood that he may well be suspended later on in the season (he’s clearly not the most sensible of footballers), the possibility that he might get injured, and (for some fans) the reasons for his current suspension …

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EFL Championship: Analysing the hunt for promotion

With the New Year around the corner, The English Football League Championship hasn’t disappointed thus far.   The half way point of the season was reached on Boxing Day, with the promotion race heating up with every 90 minutes of football. The Christmas top six after the weekend’s fixtures featured Brighton and Newcastle as the top two, which many would’ve predicted prior to the start of the season. …

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Why it’ll be a quick-fire return to the top for Newcastle United

This is not a new situation for Newcastle United. After being relegated in the 2008/2009 Premier League season, the Magpies found themselves in the Championship for the 2009/10 season. Rather ironically it was their great talisman of years gone by, Alan Shearer, that was at the helm when Newcastle were relegated from the top flight.   However, despite such a …

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