I wrote this piece for Newcastle United’s largest independent fanzine The Mag back in August, just before the start of the new season and just before the disaster that was ‘The Etihad’.ˁfter only three Premier League games ( 1 win / 1 draw / 1 loss) and with the team currently sitting in 12th place am I wrong for thinking – Where has it all gone wrong!?
PhysioRoom.com Injury Table Review
A new season but an all too familiar sight as PhysioRoom.com favourites Arsenal, Newcastle and Man United feature prominently on our Injury Table.
Opening Weekend Premier League Injury Updates
Following on from a pretty hectic couple of days I thought I֤ provide a quick overview of this weeksՠkey injury talking points taken from the build-up to tomorrows Premier League kick-off.
Newcastle United – This Might Be Our Year
Supporters of Newcastle United may have been forgiven for thinking մhis might just be our yearծ
All Star League РWeek Three
Only three games into the new EPL season and the first International break calls a halt to proceedings giving us a chance to reflect on what was and hopefully what will be! Overall an average week compared to our previously high standards and with Chelsea on Super Cup duty messrs #Hazard #Torres duly recorded a Վull and Voidՠcontribution.
Strange Injuries to Goalkeepers
Usually the goalie never gets injured. It is rare for the custodian of the No. 1 shirt to hurt himself and his understudy usually spends his time watching the game and enjoying the season from the bench.
Five Footballers Who Have Triumphed Over Adversity
Thanks to the improvements in medical science we are used to seeing players come back from career threatening injuries. Manchester Unitedֳ Nemadja Vidic is just the latest in a long line of players to return to action following knee ligament damage.
Pre-Season Training for Footballers
With the Olympics dominating everything for the last two weeks we have almost forgotten about football. Some people may think that is a good thing but over the next nine months the Premier League will once again dominate the sporting headlines.
Pre-Season Training for Professional Footballers
After their holiday professional footballers all over the country have gone back to their clubs for pre-season training. It is an important time of the year for them as the hard work they put in now will build fitness for the season and can help them to avoid injuries.
It is not a name that trips off the lips in any conversation about football but Harold Bell is a record breaker. He played an amazing 401 consecutive league games for Tranmere Rovers between 1946 and 1955.