It might have been international break for Newcastle United but there was no let up in the quality and range of analysis & reporting on Newcastle United.

Whilst you may have been sleeping, our dedicated team of regular/irregular writers certainly weren’t.

The number of contributors runs into the hundreds and this was the best from them over the weekend:

A big interview by Moussa Sissoko in France

The Newcastle midfielder talked about the summer transfers, his potential transfer price, how a move away was vetoed by the club in the summer and was asked about whether he’d agreed a release clause next summer.

The shirts off our backs

Writer George Stainsby examined the controversy over the alternative to the official replica shirts and just who owns the magpies?

Ian Wright and Robbie Savage: Discuss

The clue is in the title…

Two clubs must always be in crisis and one of them must always be Newcastle United

The latest excellent NUFC piece from regular columnist Dave Hat Trick

Do Newcastle have the defence for top 8?

Writer Dan Richardson examines whether the second worst defence in the Premier League last season has successfully reinvented itself.

Alan Shearer picks the greatest 11 players he has ever played with

Can you guess who Alan Shearer picked – four of them are former Newcastle players.

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