Newcastle United v QPR Р“We looked Solid without being Creative” said Redknapp

Team: Green, Onuoha, Dunne, Caulker, Suk-Young, Barton, Sandro (Kranjcar), Henry (Hoilett), Fer, Zamora, Austin. Subs Not Used: McCarthy, Isla, Traore, Phillips, Mutch. Attendance: 51,915 (including 1,600 R’s fans) Harry Redknapp has long admired Moussa Sissoko, but he could have done without the France midfielder illuminating the Tyneside dusk by scoring Newcastle United’s winning goal, on Continue reading


Newcastle United Opposition Q&A – “Saturday afternoon at St James’ Park is the highlight of the week”

This week I spoke with North-East based sports writer and Newcastle fan¬†Kristan Heneage (@Kheneage) to get his thoughts ahead of Saturday’s visit to St James Park… Q. The campaign to sack Alan Pardew appears to be gathering pace, and yet Newcastle United lie eighth in the Premier League table ahead of this weekend’s game against Continue reading


From 1917 – Caring for the Wounded at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Shepherd’s Bush

The images shown below are taken from the Illustrated War News, dated 17th January, 1917. It’s titled: ‘A Royal Nurse and some of her Patients’ and the caption reads: ‘Queen Augusta Victoria of Portugal, who, with the young King and his mother, Queen Amelia, has displayed the most anxious care and sympathetic consideration for the Continue reading


QPR v Manchester City – Rangers Full-On and at High-Tempo (Amen to that)

Team: Green, Isla, Dunne, Caulker, Suk-Young, Vargas, Henry, Fer, Sandro (Barton), Zamora, Austin Subs Not Used: McCarthy, Hill, Onuoha, Phillips, Hoilett, Kranjcar Attendance: 18,005 From a cracking atmosphere at HQ, we almost got what we deserved, despite the referee‚Ķthat’s another story! A very decent display from all the players who gave it their all‚Ķ.it’s all Continue reading