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DAZN’s potential new EFL TV deal could have major knock-on effects for non-league clubs according to Ashington chairman Brian Shotton. The broadcasting giants are on the verge of launching a £200million bid to buy the rights to 1,656 EFL matches from the beginning of the 2024-2025 season. Promotion-chasing Ashington are members of the Northern League […]

From relegation bound to third in the Premier League – Newcastle United now, compared to last season, couldn’t contrast any more if they tried. The Magpies look set to compete in one of the three European competitions next season with a lot of fans confident it’ll be the pinnacle – The UEFA Champions League. Goals […]

Would a first continental campaign in a decade mean a season of slog for the Magpies? Tino Asprilla’s hat-trick against Barcelona. A last minute Papiss Cisse winner against Anzhi Makhachkala. An incredible away trip to the San Siro. Newcastle have already enjoyed their fair share of European highlights, but they have been few and far […]

Focus on the new initiative aimed at ensuring sports-mad undergraduate students of tomorrow stay on Wearside.  Sunderland Association Football Club has a long and storied history of producing talented players through their youth ranks and the Foundation of Light is no different.  The club has a charity linked to them called the Foundation of Light […]

An investigation into how the world’s most famous non-league team are living a hand-to-mouth existence . . . just 13.5 miles away from the richest club on the planet. Just a 28-minute car journey separates Croft Park from St James’ Park. But in every other respect – on and off the pitch – Blyth Spartans […]

  Two rivers, two cities and 45 miles separates the stadiums of North-East rivals Newcastle and Middlesbrough. But at least one thing links the thousands of fans who visit St James’ Park and the Riverside . . . The love of a sporting flutter. And both clubs themselves see no issue in bombarding those supporters […]

Newcastle United fans have always been recognised as some of the most passionate fans in England and the displays led by fan group ‘Wor Flags’ only provide evidence to back up this claim.  After six years in business the group, entirely fan funded, continue to enhance the St James’ Park atmosphere through their thoughtful and […]

An investigation into the culture of abuse of match day officials which could bring English football down from the bottom. Football, the game millions love, wouldn’t happen without referees. The game relies on referees to go ahead, and many people are not brave enough to step up. Unfortunately, the new generation of referees are receiving […]


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