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  1. Premier League goal of the week: Papiss Cisseís second v Chelsea

    by , 8th May 2012 at 09:06 PM (11v11 blog)
    Premier League goal of the week is of course, Papiss Cisseís second in Newcastle Unitedís win at Chelsea.

    Updated 8th May 2012 at 09:09 PM by 11v11

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  2. Premier League Goal of the Week: Hatem Ben Arfa's goal against Bolton

    by , 12th April 2012 at 09:15 AM (11v11 blog)
    Goal of the Week goes to Hatem Ben Arfa for his goal for Newcastle United against Bolton Wanderers on Easter Monday. Picking the ball up in his own half, Ben Arfa scored a great individual goal which Lionel Messi would have been proud of, beating three defenders on the way.
  3. Premier League Goal of the Week: Papiss Cisse's goal against Aston Villa

    by , 10th February 2012 at 11:24 AM (11v11 blog)
    Our Premier League goal of the week goes to Papiss Cisse (Newcastle United) v Aston Villa.
    The Senegal international has joined the illustrious list of centre-forwards who have worn the Newcastle United number nine shirt, a list which includes Alan Shearer, Malcolm MacDonald, Jackie Milburn, Les Ferdinand, Micky Quinn, Andy Carroll and Big Billy Whitehurst.
    Just 57 minutes into his Toon debut at St Jamesí Park, Papiss revived the glory of the Newcasle No. 9 with a spectacular winner at the Gallowgate End to maintain Unitedís hopes of an unlikely return to European competition.
    The ex-SC Freiburg striker controlled Jonas Gutierrez's left-wing cross on his chest before smashing a left-footed volley high into former Newcastle keeper Shay Given's top-right corner to already ...
  4. Premier League Goal of the Week: Hatem Ben Arfa for Newcastle United at Bolton

    by , 29th December 2011 at 09:47 PM (11v11 blog)
    Goal of the Week: Hatem Ben Arfa for Newcastle United at Bolton Wanderers.

    • Against a struggling Bolton who were rejuvenated by the midweek win at Blackburn, Newcastle United ended a run of six games without a win with what eventually became a comfortable victory.
    • A draw had looked the most likely result though after a first half that lacked any notable chances.
    • The game turned on its head midway through the second period. After Bolton gave the ball away, full-back Ryan Taylor charged down left-wing. Faced with seven defenders in or around the Wanderers penalty area, Taylorís precise cross on the run found an unmarked Hatem Ben Arfa who beat home keeper Jussi Jaaskelainen with a crisp first-time effort.
    • It is Newcastleís only goal in their last six Premier
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  5. Premier League previews for Saturday 22 October

    by , 21st October 2011 at 01:59 PM (11v11 blog)
    Aston Villa & West Bromwich Albion

    None of the ten Premier League meetings between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion have been decided by more than a one goal margin.
    Aston Villaís defeat at West Bromwich Albion in April is one of only two losses they have suffered in their last 16 Premier League games.
    This is West Bromwich Albionís 100th away game in the Premier League.



    Bolton Wanderers & Sunderland

    Sunderland have avoided defeat in six of their eight previous league and cup visits to the Reebok Stadium, winning both of the last two.
    Bolton Wanderers are the only team in the Premier League and Football League who have yet to gain a point from their home games this ...
  6. Premier League previews for Saturday 1 October

    by , 1st October 2011 at 09:52 AM (11v11 blog)
    Aston Villa & Wigan Athletic


    • Aston Villa have scored only two goals in Wigan Athleticís six previous Premier League visits to Villa Park.
    • Having been held in their last three games, Aston Villa could complete a sequence of four consecutive Premier League draws for the first time since September / October 2004.
    • After taking five points from their first three games, Wigan Athletic will be aiming to avoid a run of four consecutive Premier League games for the first time since October 2008.



    Blackburn Rovers & Manchester City


    • Manchester City are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League meetings with Blackburn Rovers.
    • Other than newly promoted Norwich City, Blackburn Rovers are the only team who have yet to keep a clean
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  7. Premier League previews for Saturday 24 September

    by , 24th September 2011 at 11:11 AM (11v11 blog)
    Arsenal & Bolton Wanderers

    • Bolton Wanderers have lost all five previous visits to the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League.
    • Only Southampton (16 in 1998-99) and Derby County (15 in 2007-08) have conceded more goals than Arsenal after five games of a Premier League season.
    • Bolton Wanderers have lost nine of their last ten Premier League games.


    Chelsea & Swansea City

    • Swansea City have not won at Stamford Bridge since November 1925 when they were known as Swansea Town.
    • Chelsea have kept only one clean sheet in their last nine Premier League games.
    • Swansea City have conceded only one goal in their last four Premier League games.


    Liverpool & Wolverhampton Wanderers

    • Last Decemberís 1-0 victory was only Wolverhampton
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  8. Premier League previews for Saturday 17 September

    by , 16th September 2011 at 03:24 PM (11v11 blog)
    Aston Villa & Newcastle United

    • Newcastle United have lost on all of their last four visits to Villa Park and scored only one goal in the process.
    • Aston Villa are unbeaten in their last nine league and cup games.
    • All four of Newcastle Unitedís Premier League games this season have been goalless at half-time. Last season, they won just one of the 13 Premier League matches in which they were level at the interval.


    Blackburn Rovers & Arsenal

    • Arsenal have lost only one of their last ten Premier League meetings with Blackburn Rovers.
    • Blackburn Rovers have scored more than one goal in only one of their last 12 Premier League games.
    • Arsenal have lost 99 away games in their Premier League history.


    Bolton Wanderers & Norwich City ...
  9. Premier League previews for Monday 12 September

    by , 12th September 2011 at 09:56 AM (11v11 blog)
    Queens Park Rangers & Newcastle United

    Including two games against temporary residents Fulham in 2003, Newcastle United have won three of their four visits to Loftus Road since October 1995.
    Bolton Wanderersí opening day 4-0 win at Loftus Road was Queens Park Rangersí heaviest home defeat since Middlesbroughís 5-0 romp on 5 December 2009.
    Newcastle United have lost only one of their last ten league and cup games.
  10. Premier League previews for Sunday 28 August

    by , 28th August 2011 at 11:06 AM (11v11 blog)
    Premier League previews for Sunday 28 August:

    Manchester United & Arsenal

    • This will be the 46th time that managers Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson have met in Arsenal v United encounters. In all competitions, Sir Alex has won 19 games to Arsene's 15, with 11 drawn (excluding penalty shoot-outs).
    • Manchester United have won 21 of their last 22 Premier League games at Old Trafford.
    • Arsenal have won only two of their 13 Premier League games.


    Newcastle United & Fulham

    • Fulham have lost only one of their last six visits to Newcastle United (all Premier League).
    • Opposition players have been sent-off in three of Newcastle Unitedís last five Premier League games.
    • Currently standing on 99 losses, Fulham will be trying not to become
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