John Carver has now even roped the tea lady into the blame game at Newcastle United.

The Head Coach trying to add a bit of ‘banter’ into his answer when asked about the latest derby defeat, saying that everybody at the club took responsibility, including the tea lady (you never know, Mike Ashley might give her the chop if she is above his age criteria, bring in a younger model that he can then sell on for a profit!).

Not sure if this is connected to Carver’s claim that amongst his problems pre-match on Sunday was that Tim Krul was said to be suffering from food poisoning…

With a threat of boycotting matches starting with Spurs, John Carver played the emotional blackmail line for boss Mike Ashley, saying that the players need the support of the fans.

With only 3 wins in the last 18 matches (including 2 in 13 under Carver) it is hard to see how the team and Head coach could do much worse if St. James’ Park was completely empty…

John Carver:

“The people who do turn up, get behind the team, we saw that against Arsenal.

“People will do what they want to do but I know the majority will (turn up and get behind team). Please get behind the team – we need you.”

Sunderland result:

“We all take responsibility as a club right down to the tea lady.”

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