Photo- Translation of Spanish banner at Gallowgate End vs Liverpool 2017 October 1

What did the banner displayed today at the Gallowgate End of St.James Park during the Newcastle vs Liverpool game mean?

The banner (picture below) was in support of NUFC manager Rafa Benitez. This is what it meant

“We will follow you everywhere, we’ll always have your back. In spite of the lies they tell us, we’ll never doubt you. We are with you”

Newcastle drew the game 1-1 against the Reds Continue reading

Benjamin Mendy Duncan Castles Twitter Incident Spat 2017

Man City left back Benjamin Mendy injured his knee in his side’s recent 5-0 win over Crystal Palace, leading to fears that the former Monaco star could be out for an extended period of time. Journalist Duncan Castles tweeted saying the 23 year old, the only real specialist left back on Guardiola’s books, could be out for a nine month period, but Mendy issued a riposte to him, asking him why he was speaking like a doctor when his bio read journalist.

Check out the pic of their Twitter interaction below Continue reading

Oumar Niasse goals vs Bournemouth give Koeman some much needed respite

Everton 2-1 Bournemouth (King 49, Niasse 77, 82)

Senegalese striker Oumar Niasse gave under fire manager Ronald Koeman some much needed respite after his double gave Everton a come from behind win at Goodison Park against AFC Bournemouth.

Everton hadn’t won since the opening day of the season and given the investment that Everton had made in the beginning of the season on new players, it was heavily feared that Koeman would follow Frank de Boer out of the league should the Toffees have not beaten the Cherries.

But Niasse scored in the 78th and 82nd minutes against Eddie Howe’s side to give Everton three points, and more importantly, their first goals in the league since that 1-1 draw against Man City last month. Continue reading

John Stones performance vs Feyenoord Champions League- 100% pass completion – 96/96

Man City’s John Stones had a great game at the De Kuip against reigning Dutch champions Feyenoord earlier this evening.

The young defender finished with a 100% pass completion rate (96/96) and also had 5 clearances, 4 aerials won, 4 blocks, 2 shots and 1 interception. He also scored two of Man City’s four goals (the other two scored by their Argentine-Brazilian combination of Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus) and had no fouls to his name!.

Stones also had a good game against Liverpool over the weekend (Man City won that game 5-0) and Pep Guardiola will certainly be pleased with the youngster’s progress. Tougher tests await him in the future, but he’s definitely showing signs that he can live up to his enormous potential Continue reading