Steven Taylor is having a busy time of it and now has blamed the press for the problems at Newcastle United.

The United centre-back has become a bit of a scapegoat for many fans and the criticism of him is often over the top but Taylor would be better off getting his head down and concentrating on his game, rather than seeking to blame others for the unrest surrounding the club.

A crucial lack of investment has left the Newcastle squad wafer thin, which is the real problem Newcastle United and Alan Pardew are facing, rather than the fact that the media are highlighting the problems within the team and the club.

This is what Steven Taylor had to say in advance of Wednesday’s match against Spurs;

steven taylor“It’s just the media and speculation, it’s what everybody wants to write about that’s causing a few things.

“They can say what they want but the coaching staff and players are just going to stick together because we are in it together.

“We started off pretty well but when you give Chelsea chances like we did it is always going to be difficult.

“I thought we dealt with pretty much everything in that first half except the two goals.

“We had three great chances and on another day they might have gone in, we’ve just got to keep building and Wednesday is massive, hopefully we can get three points if we attack Tottenham and take the game to them.”

The defender will no doubt be hurting after the club astonishingly opened him up to predictable ridicule by asking fans to pose Steven Taylor questions via Twitter for the next match programme. To see the full humiliation heaped on the player via Twitter, read Predictable Steven Taylor Car Crash.

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