Feeling pretty low right now, but trying to take comfort from the fact we gave the likely Champions a helluva good game and could easily have taken a point from it.
We weren't quite ‘at it' today and I have a feeling fatigue played a part, especially as the 2nd half wore on.
We were pretty solid defensively but the m/f were largely preoccupied containing Citeh's attacking talent, and the supply to the front two …
We didn't really get going in the first half and were generally 2nd best, particularly in midfield. Despite this, I can only recall Krul having to make one save, pushing Bendtner's curling shot comfortably around the post.
On our part, our passing was dire, delivery from out wide and from dead balls was poor, and far too often we resorted to knocking long balls up to Ba & Cisse. I thought we should have had …
After a dramatic evening at St. James' Park and a four goals contest between United and Spurs, we are delighted in the results that we still unbeaten and keep the fourth place for another week.
This is the game that most of the Toon Army have something to fear of about the moral of team and the strength of our defense in particular. Many times I've read that our current position in the Premierships table …
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 …
Newcastle has done a fantastic job to ensure that there would be no repeat of a relegation from two seasons ago, and they are essentially safe as they sit on 41 points with three games left, six points above the relegation zone.
But still, the Magpies would love to snap a four-game winless streak this weekend at home as they host Birmingham, who is looking to move further away from the relegation zone as well …