Sunderland must learn from Newcastle

Has the pendulum ever swung so drastically in the North East as it has the past five years? After Sunderland’s relegation in 2006, they gained promotion as champions a year later whilst neighbours Newcastle sacked Glenn Roeder, finishing 13th. One year on, United had sacked Sam Allardyce and re-appointed Kevin Keegan, yet finished above a […]

Derby draws: the weekend's betting tips

Derby draws: the weekend’s betting tips

This weekend promises to be a thrilling one for the neutral and what better way to add a little excitement to it than having a cheeky flutter. With two derby matches on the cards it is only right to focus on these for the weekend’s tips. But I will also be sharing my picks for […]

Why Newcastle's promotion is good for the Premier League

Why Newcastle’s promotion is good for the Premier League

Football is predominantly a results game, with the possible exception of a kick around in the park, which is why Newcastle United found themselves in the Championship this season, and Burnley, Wolves and Birmingham all competed in the Premier League. Nevertheless, there is more to the game than 3 points: look at the current Barcelona […]