While the visiting team has tasted the European soil before today's meeting with Newcastle today, the result seems to show that we're also should be there next season.
Without Ameobi who has a slight injury, AP recalled Leon Best to partnered with Peter Lovenkrands as United front men. Obertan filled the empty slot on the right wing where used to have Barton to fill in. And from my point of view, he's done a very …
We visit Stamford Bridge with everyone expecting us to get thrashed by the current Premierships leader, but we simply answer all those predictions with a good win.
The game itself starting as everyone wishes when Patrick Van Aanholt opened the scoring in six minutes on the clock but Nile Ranger, pay his terrible mistake who lead to Chelsea's first goal, slide the ball home on 27 minutes.
Newcastle was far the better team after Ranger's …
This is the first magpies zone post of the new Newcastle United premierships season and what makes me write again is after I saw a new Barton playing before my eyes (well infront of television actually).
And for this new post, I want to give him huge deserved credits for keeping his concentration all the way up until the very end of the game before finally being booked at the death of injury time.
How many times we ever witnesses a Toon manager being sent-off in Newcastle United competitive fixtures? Not too often I'm sure and JFK who has been sending off by Mike Riley might be the first in our Premierships years.
But one thing that's for sure is we are too often to dropped points after doing good. This is some kind of a curse that I don't really understand until now. We are too easily given …
Joey Barton making his first appearance for Newcastle this season starting from the bench, and with both Martins and Duff are out, Keegan has no further options but ask him to get ready when needed at the Emirates.
Couple days ago, some Arsenal fans have contacted me for an interview about today's match, so if you interested to read my answer to their questions, you can visit the Arsenal Insider website.
Back to today's game. …