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 …
Well, after all the hype and euphoria the grim reality settled back in this afternoon. In many respects this was very similar to the recent games v ManU and Arsenal – once again we competed really well for an hour before conceding a soft goal that knocked the stuffing, and the fight, out of the team.
Having said that we competed for an hour, the stark reality is that yet again we created virtually nothing, …
Well, now we know the answer. Despite giving Chelsea a helluva battle with a highly creditable 1st half performance, we were steam-rollered in the 2nd half and ultimately couldn’t live with a team in the Champions League Final and within a breath of stealing the Premier League from ManU.
It’s difficult to know what happened during the half time break to so utterly change the course of the game. Certainly without Viduka we seemed to …
No one really believed we could do it, not even Screacher (or even me -Ed), but it was great, and always an honour to be in amongst the Toon lads.
A great effort by everyone, the back four (before it became a back seven) did really well and need credit for stopping a very good Chelski side. Was especially impressed by Bassong and thought Enrique raised his game up a couple of notches to put …
This is nothing to do with helping or not helping the other team to win the title this season, and I can accept the defeat as long as we have been playing well thoroughly the 90 minutes.
It was another wrong player in the wrong place when Keegan once again give Alan Smith a probably his last chance in Black-and-White. He has not giving anything for this team since his move from Manchester United in …