Spurs (home), 17 Sept 2021, lost 2-3

 

A new era dawned but a relic from the past cast a vast shadow.  If Wilson’s goal was wonderful, what followed was as shambolic as any previous low point in Bruce’s tenure. The midfield overrun, one shot on target and a defence cut to ribbons. As always, TF’s team of writers were on hand to provide an unrivalled range and quality of fan-led match coverage, from our previews to the match report from inside St James’.

Player Ratings – The TF numbers after another Bruce horror-show!

Player Ratings – The TF numbers after another Bruce horror-show!

Player Ratings – Spurs(h) Darlow – 5 – Didn’t make any glaring errors but must have been fuming with the shambolic defending in front of him. Manquillo – 5 – Probably our best defender on the day but there was very little to choose from.  Great assist for Wilson’s...

Vox Pop – TF writers reflect on another Bruceball shambles!

Vox Pop – TF writers reflect on another Bruceball shambles!

How much does it all matter? This was going to be about the football. About a blistering start to the game and the buzz of being able to support a team that really wanted to show a new style, new belief and get that much hoped for win. Or that our defensive...

Podcast: NUFC 2 Tottenham 3 – Steve Bruce must be sacked

Podcast: NUFC 2 Tottenham 3 – Steve Bruce must be sacked

Alex hosts Charlotte, Norman and Ben from TF HQ on Collingwood Street to talk through a terrible afternoon that had so much promise before Steve Bruce and his awful side got down to things. This podcast looks at how good the day was and the new start - but then also...

Match Report – New era, old problems as United crash 3-2 to Spurs!

Match Report – New era, old problems as United crash 3-2 to Spurs!

Look, forget the match for a minute.  Only one thing matters; the Newcastle United fan in need of emergency treatment in the East Stand during the first-half. Thankfully, he is reportedly in a stable and responsive condition. His life, all life, relegates football to...

A new era – Black & White Day at St James’ Park!

A new era – Black & White Day at St James’ Park!

Your humble fanzine is only too happy to get behind the campaign to turn St James' Park Black & White tomorrow as we welcome in a new era at Newcastle United. Not to mention celebrate the departure of Mike Ashley. In great news, we have learned Wor Flags display...

Back to the future at Newcastle United – 1992 to 2021!

Back to the future at Newcastle United – 1992 to 2021!

Sunday sees us play Tottenham in definitely the most eagerly anticipated game for years. Derbies provide the nerve shredding prelude but do we actually look forward to them? Judging by our record in the last ones it is more likely to fuel self-doubt, self-hate and...

Vox Pop – TF writers on a new era starting with Spurs on Sunday!

Vox Pop – TF writers on a new era starting with Spurs on Sunday!

These Days… I was asked yesterday to name my top 5 moments supporting Newcastle United at St James Park…I purposely named only 4. Casting my mind back, the first four that sprang to mind were my first game (Shrewsbury (H) 1983), the Gosforth Lion signing, Leicester...

Match Preview – curtain raiser on a new era – Spurs at home!

Match Preview – curtain raiser on a new era – Spurs at home!

Tottenham Hotspur St James’ Park Sunday 17th October ‘21 Premiership  Live on SKYSports  This Sunday sees the first game of the post Ashley era, as Nuno brings his erratic Tottenham  Hotspur side to a flag waving, sold out St James’ Park. Having written dozens of...