Other Side of the Pillow

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Newcastle United Begin Re-Shaping Squad


A summer of change at Newcastle United has begun with the club announcing that a player will not be offered a new contract.

Zaire Taylor Caps A Strong Season In England


Zaire Taylor has been playing pretty well in the British Basketball League this season. He added a playoffs MVP and a league championship this past weekend. Congrats to Zaire representing Mizzou well out there!

We made pre-season predictions - how did we do?


Prior to the start of the 2013-14 Premier League season, we at Coming Home Newcastle made predictions about many things. Although there is no accountability for our manager, we will take accountability for our picks now.

The Mike Ashley Conundrum


It has been the stated goal of Mike Ashley's Newcastle United tenure to make the club a global brand. We have made very little progress towards this. Is Mike Ashley himself the biggest roadblock in making it happen?

Category I Status: Granted; Three Sign Pro Deals


Newcastle United have announced via their official website that they have signed three Academy players to pro deals. Oh, and they also mentioned that the Newcastle Academy has been granted Category One Status.

Episode 27 (part 2) - A Very Special Podcast


The second half of Episode 27 is here - well, uploaded now at least. We're talking squad: Who stays, who goes and also talk Fulham.

Episode 27 (part 1) - A Very Special Podcast


We have gone overboard this week - Episode 27 weighs in at a hefty 100 minutes (give or take), so we are trying this out: A very special two-part event. Today's topics included Pardew's suspension, Kemen's Hand of God and the Academy among others

PODCAST: Coming Home Podcastle Episode 26


We're back by popular demand - Episode 26 of the podcast covers pretty much everything that has happened with Newcastle United in the last two weeks. Aston Villa and Hull City matches, club finances, headbuttgate and more!

Headbuttgate and Classism


Newcastle United beat Hull City 4-1 on Saturday. Thanks to Headbuttgate and the Luke Edwards Classism Scandal, you wouldn't know it. Are we all overreacting?

Interpreting The Club's Financial Statement


Newcastle United have revealed their 2012-13 season financial statements. They sure do sound sparkly with an overall profit of £9.9 million, but there's more to it than that. Let's look at it a little closer.



Newcastle United have managed to score a goal!! And we won!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

LIVE THREAD: Newcastle United v. Aston Villa


Newcastle United host Aston Villa. Discuss.

Everything Still Sucks, But Let's Laugh


We have conceded 10 goals in our last three matches. Lost both derbies 3-0 and just shipped 4 to Spurs. But you know what they say... always look on the bright side of life.

Everything Sucks


It was 4-0. What do you want from me?

Keep Your Enemies Closer


The latest KYE features Uncle Menno from Spurs blog Cartilage Free Captain. In fact, he was part of the last installment of KYE as well. One of a two-part Q/A between Coming Home Newcastle and CFC is here, complete with a link to the other half.



Uncle Menno from Cartilage Free Captain has initiated a Q/A with us. I need Qs to which he can provide As. GO.

Crisis talks! Marveaux wants playing time.


In a shock move, French winger Sylvain Marveaux has told Alan Pardew that he would, you know, actually like to play every now and again. We'll see how this changes his situation as the days pass.



Self-proclaimed Best Director of Football in Football Joe Kinnear has struck again! This time, it involves a loan move for one of Newcastle United's youngsters.

Transfer News! (But is it news?)


The internets have told us that Newcastle United and Montpellier have agreed to the transfer of Remy Cabella. What does it all mean?

Newcastle Make First Move of January Window


Newcastle have loaned frozen-out Jonas Gutierrez to his old boss Chris Hughton and Norwich City.

Why I'm ready to hit the FF button to February


There have been times that Newcastle United have been active in transfer windows. This January has all the earmarks of not being one of those times.

FA Cup Round 3 - Live Thread


Newcastle United and Cardiff City meet in the 3rd round of the FA Cup. Blackburn has already earned a replay against Manchester City, so miracles can happen. #ouryear Let's hug it out as it happens.

Rotate the squad? Wait for it...


Newcastle United have had a successful enough campaign to this point. A top half league position and an exhausted squad are what we have to show for it. That's ok, though. We'll rotate the squad now for the FA Cup match to fix it all.

LIVE THREAD: Newcastle United v. West Brom


It's the last match of the busy holiday programme (if you exclude the FA Cup match) and Newcastle are firmly midtable and need a full three points to keep touch with the teams at the top of the table.

LIVE THREAD: Newcastle United v. Arsenal


Newcastle take on Arsenal in a Premier League match with positioning implications at the top of the table

Live Thread; Newcastle United v. Stoke City


The match is on, you're watching so why not pop in and talk it out with us?

PODCAST: Episode 25 of Coming Home Podcastle


A hyper-focused hour and seven minutes packed with a great discussion of what we want our club to be plus how we: view the Southampton match, look at Crystal Palace and feel about Cheik Tiote

Alan Pardew: Wallpapering Over The Cracks


12 points out of 12 from a stretch of matches in which half that many would have been considered successful is meant to take the legs out from under any statements that our manager is poor. Our problems are still our problems, however.

Getting To Know: Cheick Diabaté


Cheik Diabaté is the latest striker connected with a January arrival at Newcastle United. Here's a closer look at what kind of player he is and if he would fit in Alan Pardew's Master Plan.

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