Starting Eleven Blog

How Big Sam’s Greed became costly

Posted on September 30th, 2016

SAM Allardyce was in dreamland on 22 July 2016 as he landed the job he craved the most in his long managerial career by landing the England job. Just 67 days later, that hard work at Preston, Blackpool, Notts County, Bolton, Newcastle, Blackburn, West Ham and Sunderland to reach the pinnacle of his career was […]


How do Newcastle United improve next season?

Posted on April 29th, 2015

It has been a season to forget for Newcastle United, with continual injury problems, poor performances and fallings out with the chairman creating a considerable chasm between the club and their loyal fans. They have been left feeling alienated by a team who have seemingly lost all sense of belief, confidence and passion in wearing […]