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Notes on the Arsenal game

With another high profile win for Newcastle, I’ll yield to the post on how Newcastle managed to cope with Arsenal in midfield. It’s a great and accurate analysis. Here are a few stats that echo the general assessment of … Continue reading

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First Ten Games: Part Two

What effect has Tioté had on the team? Let’s compare Cheick Tioté’s six appearances for Newcastle to the four appearances of the player whose position as the deepest midfielder in the formation he has usurped, Alan Smith. Here are some … Continue reading

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First Ten Games: Part One

Four wins, two draws and four losses. Here are some passing stats from the first ten games that show how the average Newcastle United game has played out this season: And to compare, here are the equivalent stats of two … Continue reading

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