1. Newcastle United Transfer Watch: News and Rumors Edition 2: The Hunt Continues

    "Never celebrate sneaking your vuvuzela into the stadium until you're out of earshot from the security guards" - New Zealand footballing proverb...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about 3 years ago 331 reads 0 comments

  2. Newcastle United Transfer Watch; News and Rumors Edition 1: The Story so Far

    "I can’t wait. I’m sure the Newcastle fans will be bored of the cricket and tennis by now and will be desperate for us to get back into action and show them our new wares...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about 3 years ago 61 reads 6 comments

  3. Transfer Window: Kevin Nolan Breaks Geordie Hearts by Confirming His Departure

    After a flurry of surprising rumors, Newcastle United captain Kevin Nolan has finally confirmed his departure from the Tyneside club for an undisclosed fee...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 809 reads 5 comments

  4. Newcastle United vs. Aston Villa Match Report: Magpies Miss Tiote and Nolan

    Last night, Aston Villa played host to Newcastle United . In recent history, Villa Park has not been a happy hunting ground for the Magpies—particularly in the most recent ...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 282 reads 1 comments

  5. Hurricanes Rugby: Things Get Worse As All Blacks' Cruden and Smith Are Injured

    It was the news no Hurricanes fan wanted to hear. That one piece of information that made last week's loss to the woefully out-of-form Brumbies a more bitter pill to swallow...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 165 reads 1 comments

  6. EPL: Rating the Sides' Remaining Fixtures and Season Targets

    Last night saw the 30th round of the English Premier League come to a close, with Chelsea making things interesting again claiming a 2-0 win over Manchester City, and Liverpool heralding their own return beating Sunderland by the same score...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 1,958 reads 13 comments

  7. Wanna Be a Magpie Ranger: How to Shape Nile Ranger into a World-Class Striker

    With Andy Carroll having left taking most of Newcastle's season prospects with him, many fans have started looking to the future...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 1,151 reads 2 comments

  8. Super Rugby 2011 Power Rankings: Round 2

    The biggest news story of the round was the Hurricanes-Crusaders fixture being called off after Christchurch's devastating earthquake. If you, the good reader, or anyone you know were affected by this tragedy, I wish you nothing but the best...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 496 reads 4 comments

  9. What Cheik Tiote's New Contract Means for Newcastle United

    After a half-season stint at St. James' Park on loan from Twente, little-known Ivorian defensive midfielder Cheik Tiote has finally put pen to paper and agreed to hang round for just a bit longer ...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 897 reads 5 comments

  10. Super Rugby 2011 Power Rankings: Round 1

    Over the weekend we were treated to Round One of a revamped Super Rugby system. The rounds seven games saw six local derbies, the first look at a new franchise, two upsets and a further three looking on the cards...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 439 reads 1 comments

  11. Andy Carroll: Rating 6 Strikers Rumoured To Replace the Big Guy

    After the debacle that was the January transfer window, Newcastle United fans suddenly found themselves short on Andy Carrolls. To make striker depth even worse, Xisco was also offloaded after doing, well, nothing...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 920 reads 18 comments

  12. 6 Ways Professional Rugby Competitions Can Expand By Looking More Like the NFL

    With the Wellington Sevens coming to a close, news has begun to surface of NBC's plans to broadcast the Las Vegas leg later in February...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 810 reads 12 comments

  13. Transfer Window: 5 Silver Linings Now That Andy Carroll Has Left Tyneside

    If you follow football (soccer), chances are you also follow the transfer window. And at 11pm GMT, the window came to a close. Like a good student, most of the managers and agents tend to leave everything to the last minute (I won't say I can't relate)...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 3 years ago 2,633 reads 6 comments