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Newcastle United – Substituting Success

8 years ago

I must admit, disappointment was the thinking when the subs came on against West Ham.

Favourites with Pards rather than playing on merit. How else do you fathom Gutierrez starting ahead of Perch on the left, Shola coming on in every game and doing naff all, Gosling who is at best a squad reserve player who needs dumping.

Then the fact that Campbell was billed as a very good future prospect doesn’t even get 15 mins against a tired team. Anita has such a good engine and makes players make mistakes by getting in their face. So good in lots of positions.

At that point of the match this type of tactic would have been spot on.

Got the selection just about right and almost won it but for the old technology malarkey. Get subs right next time and we will be winning.

Team for QPR;

Elliot; Simpson, Taylor, Colo, Perch/Haidara (fit?); Cabaye, Sissoko, Marveaux; Ben Arfa, Cisse, Gouffran

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