The ChronicleSAFC Red and White podcast is back! After a busy summer and a frantic start to the League One campaign, the Chronicle SAFC writers have finally found time to sit down and take stock of everything to happen at the club over the last few months. Craig Johns is joined by James Hunter and Stuart Rayner as they discuss the Black Cats’ season so far, the impact of the changes at the club from owner to manager to 12 new players. How have Stewart Donald and Jack Ross started at the club? Which of the 12 new players have impressed the most so far? Who still has more to do in order to prove their worth? They also dissect Sunderland’s most recent game - defeat to Burton - and look ahead to the next game against Rochdale on Saturday. You can listen to the latest podcast via Acast, Itunes or Spotify. Make sure to follow or like the podcast on those platforms and also rate it and send us feedback too. We promise not to make you wait so long for the next one! Listen to the … [Read more...] about Red and White Podcast: Assessing Sunderland’s start to the season and the new signings
Newcastle United travel down to the Etihad Stadium this weekend looking for their first win of the season. They take on Manchester City, who remain unbeaten so far and have not lost against the Magpies in 21 games. The Magpies have been beaten by Tottenham and Chelsea, as well as Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup. Their only point this campaign comes from a draw away at Cardiff City. Misery predicted at the Etihad as Newcastle United travel to Manchester City Manager Rafa Benitez’s tactics against Chelsea having hot topic as was the poor performance against Forest and in this week’s Everything is Black and White Podcast, Lee Ryder and Chris Waugh discuss these issues and the fall-out that followed. The pair look at whether parking the bus, so to speak, was the right tactic against Chelsea and if it will be used against City this weekend. Furthermore the team look at how United were so bad against Forest and if there is more than meets the eye to the club’s poor … [Read more...] about Does Rafa Benitez need to take some of the blame? This week’s Everything is Black and White Podcast
It was a rollercoaster of emotions over the Easter weekend, but Monday’s defeat to Sheffield Wednesday meant the bank holiday ended on a trough rather than a peak for Sunderland fans. And with the Black Cats still stuck among the Championship’s bottom three, we thought we’d look to the future for some inspiration. This week’s podcast takes a look at the players who have earned rare praise over the course of the season, including those who have broken into the first team for the first time. Regardless of the league Sunderland find themselves in next season, keeping together the core of young hopefuls such as Josh Maja and Joel Asoro could be crucial. George Honeyman and Lynden Gooch were also discussed after both contributed to an impressive Friday night win at Derby, but despite the former netting an equaliser three days later, the win couldn’t be followed up with another. Stuart Jamieson was joined by Stu Rayner and Ed Syers to discuss the … [Read more...] about Red and White Podcast: What Sunderland players can fans hang their hopes on next season?
Hello and welcome to this week’s Everything is Black and White Podcast covering everything Newcastle United. Host Andrew Musgrove is joined by Newcastle United editor Mark Douglas and Newcastle United writer Chris Waugh to analyse the latest Magpie news. The big talking point of the week is the permanent signing of Martin Dubravka and the trio look at the impact he had on the side and why it was so important to get the deal sorted. The Slovak signed until 2022 earlier this week after impressing during his loan move to Tyneside from Sparta Prague. United have an agreement in place which meant they could snap the goalkeeper up for just £4 million - something they took advantage of. Elsewhere the imminent exits of Chancel Mbemba and Matz Sels are discussed as well as rumours linking Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles and his defensive partner Florian Lejeune, with moves away. Finally, Rafa Benitez’s future is again up for discussion as talks over a new contract stall … [Read more...] about The Everything is Black and White Podcast
Hello and welcome to this week’s Everything is Black and White Podcast. Premier League football is BACK for Newcastle United and we couldn’t be happier. The Magpies welcome Huddersfield to St James’ Park this Saturday for the first of the final eight games of the Premier League campaign. Host Andrew Musgrove is joined by Lee Ryder, Mark Douglas and Chris Waugh to preview the game plus look at the other nine teams battling relegation. Topics up for discussion include: Who will go down? Who has the toughest run-in? How do the managers differ to Rafa Benitez? Plus we look at Jonjo Shelvey and Jamaal Lascelles omission from the England squad and the potential benefits. All of this is discussed and more, so sit back and join us for this week’s Everything is Black and White podcast. Listen by clicking ‘play below’ or head directly to Audioboom. You can also listen on iTunes by clicking here and Spotify by clicking here. Please subscribe to our podcast … [Read more...] about Everything is Black and White Podcast: A Newcastle United relegation special