Robert L. Bishop

  • joined Nov 12, 2010
  • last login Jul 21, 2014
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I'm the Managing Editor of Coming Home Newcastle, the world's greatest Newcastle United blog. I also write about fantasy baseball for Fake Teams.

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  • EPL Newcastle United FC
  • MLS FC Dallas
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  • Soccer BVB
  • General Trying out this #Jagpies thing (Jacksonville Jaguars)
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Game of the Week: Angels @ Yankees

Garrett Richards meets Masahiro Tanaka in the last game of the week. Come talk fantasy with us!

Report: Sports Direct to sponsor Oldham Athletic


There's a new Sports Direct Arena (probably).

Chris Iannetta, underrated in OBP leagues


Selling Chris Iannetta feels a bit like trying to sell magazines door-to-door. If you're in an OBP league, though, I have a deal for you!

How long could Cisse be out with his knee injury?


Papiss Cisse has a fractured patella. When could he come back? How will Newcastle cope in the meantime?

Alan Pardew's most ridiculous public comments


Alan Pardew said this week that he would have stopped the last goal Swansea scored (a penalty in stoppage time) if he had been on the touchline. Where does this quote rank on our list of his most...


Game of the Week: Baltimore @ Boston

Every week, we at Fake Teams get together to enjoy a baseball game and maybe talk fantasy a bit. Enjoy! 4/20 vs. BAL: Sizemore CF, Pedroia 2B, Ortiz DH, Napoli 1B, Gomes LF, Nava RF, Bogaerts...

Is Nick Markakis done as a fantasy producer?


Nick Markakis is a relatively low-risk, medium-reward player for an OF4 or OF5, which could be perfect for you if you have a lot of lottery tickets on your roster.

Newcastle United vs. Swansea City Match Thread


Let's try not to headbutt anybody today, eh boys?

NUFC Loan Watch: Abeid, Good advance to cup finals


Mehdi Abeid scored a goal for Panathinaikos to help them advance to the Greek Cup final. Could he contend for a spot with Newcastle in 2014-15?

Loic Remy isn't walking through that door


Newcastle United have a striker problem they must address this summer.

Game of the Week Preview: Baltimore @ Boston


Baltimore visits Boston in our Game of the Week. We've got your fantasy preview here.


Fake Teams Game of the Week Live Thread: BOS @ NYY

Come join us for fantasy baseball discussion during the Sunday night game!

Alan Pardew's self-delusion is a detriment to NUFC


Alan Pardew blamed the local press for the fans' unhappiness with the club following their fourth loss in five matches Saturday.



Newcastle refused to show up for a match...again.

Stoke vs. Newcastle Game Thread


No Loic Remy, no expectations.

Remy still hurt; Place all your money on '0 goals'


Newcastle's only goal-scoring threat will once again miss out.

Pick Your Poison: Ashley or Shepherd?


Freddy Shepherd says he's still interested in taking Newcastle United back. We're not okay with that, are we?

Newcastle United Reshuffle Board; Nothing Changes


Newcastle have a new Managing Director, which means there's a new guy in charge of enacting Mike Ashley's policies.

Fake Teams Game of the Week Preview: BOS @ NYY


Our Game of the Week turns its attention to the Bronx this week. We provide a preview of the Red Sox and Yankees ahead of Sunday's tilt.


Fake Teams Game of the Week #1: Giants @ Dodgers

Come join us as we watch Sunday Night Baseball together.

Hey, Newcastle: It matters whether or not you try


The Newcastle United players appear to have given up. Is there any chance they can rebound at all this season?

Fantasy Baseball Player Profiles: Crawford, Belt


Today we look at two players on opposite ends of the career spectrum. What value can Brandon Belt and Carl Crawford add to your fantasy baseball team?

Introducing the Fake Teams Game of the Week


In 2014, Fake Teams will be giving one game each week a bit more attention than the others. It's the Game of the Week, fantasy style.

Old Man Yells at Cloud: An NUFC Diatribe


Newcastle United have been terrible for months. Who is to blame for the problems at St James' Park?

Southampton 4, Newcastle United 0


Was this the worst performance ever for Newcastle? It sure feels like it.

Southampton vs. Newcastle Game Thread


The battle for 8th place rages on.

Krul Out, Santon to Return?


Newcastle #1 may be missing for up to three weeks, according to reports.

Newcastle United vs. Everton Game Thread


Newcastle host Everton. Come discuss the game with us.

Keep Your Enemies Closer


Calvin of Royal Blue Mersey stops by for a chat about the Toffees.

Newcastle United 1, Crystal Palace 0


Papiss Cisse's late winner lifted Newcastle from an otherwise frustrating performance.

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