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Australia Today

Newcastle's Giant Penis Tower is Set for Demolition

The phallus-shaped structure will be demolished in four sections: starting with the head, presumably, and moving down the shaft.
Gavin Butler
8.29.18
Premieres

FRITZ Is The Self-Aware Teen Making Sunny/Sad Surf Rock

We're premiering the video for FRITZ's wonderful new song "Summer Holiday", a dazed indie-rock jam about losing friends, a boyfriend, and self-confidence. Catch the video and read our interview with FRITZ.
Shaad D’Souza
8.28.18
Drugs

Dangerous 'Superman' Pills Are Back in the News

Amsterdam, London, the Gold Coast, and now Newcastle.
Maddison Connaughton
10.11.17
the geordie latino

The Cult: Nobby Solano

Almost two decades after he first arrived in England, Nobby Solano remains beloved of Newcastle fans and trumpet aficionados everywhere.
Will Magee
6.21.17
soccer

Former Newcastle Midfielder Cheick Tiote Dies in Training

Tiote, 30, collapsed while training for his current club Beijing Enterprises
Aaron Gordon
6.5.17
Premieres

King Single and Angelo’s Split EP Runs Thicker Than Water

Family connections and Pinoy heritage run deep on King Single and Angelo’s split record.
Jennifer Park
3.7.17
Sports

Inside the British Bare-Knuckle-Boxing Underworld

There's a certain beauty to watching grown men pummel one another in the face.
Clive Martin, Photos: Tom Beard
1.20.17
fond old football cliches

Double Or Quits: The Glorious Cliche Of The Relegation ‘Six-Pointer’

With struggling Stoke hosting shabby Sunderland this weekend, the first relegation ‘six-pointer’ of the season is on its way. Here, we explore the psychology of the old cliche, and remember some of the best six-pointers in recent memory.
Will Magee
10.10.16
football statues: shit or not shit?

Rating Statues of Footballers Purely On Artistic Merit

With Alan Shearer’s new statue at Newcastle being widely compared to Dale Winton, we have decided to rate football’s most famous sculptures on artistic merit alone.
Will Magee
9.13.16
eat that! and another!

Griffiths, Gayle and Arda Turan: Goals of the Week

Goals are football's most crucial ingredient, without which the sport would lose all flavour. Without further ado, let us behold the best goals of the past week and revel in their absolute deliciousness.
UK Sports Staff
8.20.16
saints sinners and the occasional bomb scare

St. Totteringham and His Healing Hands: The Premier League Review

As we lament the last day of the season, we can at least take solace in Spurs doing a Spurs and all the banter about bomb scares.
Will Magee
5.16.16
farewell to the premier league

The End is Here: This Weekend In The Premier League

The curtain falls on another Premier League season, the applause dies away, and we are left alone in the auditorium of solitude.
Will Magee
5.13.16
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