Will There Be Three Teams Worse Than Newcastle?
Well there is a morale boosting result (Rio Ave 3 NUFC 1) for a group going through ‘the most punishing boot camp’ and who are determined to ‘show that they are far better than their results and league position of last season’ !!!!!!
I think like most of us following Newcastle that given the squad, the Manager and of course Ashley and Kinnear, that next season we will get exactly the same as last season. A relegation battle with the only hope of survival, again, being there are 3 teams worse than we are!!!!
Whatever happened to the ‘review’ of what went wrong last season ? Nothing presumably as the squad, the manager and backroom staff are exactly the same. Presumably tactics, team selection, lack of goals, poor substitutions and excuses will also remain the same.
Clearly what was required from Kinnear was to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the various players and where and why the team was failing. Obviously, but…….with the exception of Perch, not one player has left other than those who did so for differing reasons and not one new, even piddling signing, ‘crossing the line.”
It doesn’t take a genius to work out that the following should have been given their marching orders; Gosling, Perch, Williamson, Amalfatino, Abeid, Shola and Sammy Ameobi, Obertan and Marveaux, then replaced by better quality with the emphasis placed on increasing strike power.
I wrote some time ago that our transfer business would not start until we had made a significant sale, such as Cabaye to PSG, and I stand by this. Also, I said we would end up, for various reasons, with a cheap striker. Again this turns out to be correct. We are now down to Gomis at 4million and the least wage demands so far.
However, under the Ashley and Kinnear there is still plenty of time to get somebody else much, much cheaper, thus ensuring that another transfer widow closes with Ashley’s pockets, once again, stuffed with our cash.
Again, this is yet another example of the supporters being made to pay for Ashley buying the club at a vastly over inflated price.
It seems strange in a week where a piddling little football club were put up for sale and bought by yet another American billionaire inside a fortnight, that Ashley cannot sell Newcastle United.
I think, again as I have commented earlier, that this is the story that papers such as the Chronicle and its sister paper the Journal should be leading with, rather than peddling the current sycophantic drivel spoonfed to them by the Ashley regime.
These papers should be ashamed of their coverage and should be supporting the views expressed by various groups, including the Mag who love Newcastle United, and be at the forefront of a clarion call to overthrow the twin devils of Ashley and Kinnear.
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