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The Dan Gosling Comedy Show – Part Two

8 years ago

Yesterday I brought you some [intlink id=”42331″ type=”post”]classic Dan Gosling comedy quotes [/intlink]and now there’s more, there’s more.

It may appear a little unfair on the surface to pick on the same player again but when one of our lot says such outlandishly ridiculous things, in the hope of putting positive spin on the dismal form of the manager and team (and a new contract…?) then he/they are really asking for it.

Yesterday we reported how Gosling had claimed that the Cardiff match is NUFC’s ‘Cup Final’ and that St.James’ Park is ‘not an easy place to come to’ (8 defeats in our last ten matches at SJP, scoring four and conceding twenty one!), now we bring you more gems from the post-Arsenal interview that Gosling did with the club’s own official TV channel;

“At two nil Gouff had a chance and if that goes in, it is a completely different game. I think they’d have sat back a little bit more and we’d have had a bit more joy.

“We worked hard and showed good character.

(Question from interviewer) ‘We’ve struggled to create chances so was it encouraging we managed to create big chances in both halves?’

“You could say that, every team that comes here doesn’t really have the ball that much.

“Unfortunately, when we did get the ball, after running so long after it, we are tired and it is hard to get men forward.

“We go into every game confident, we believe in each other, we believe in the coaching staff here, even the ideas we are set to go out on the pitch with.

“Tonight we had a good game plan but unfortunately we conceded.”

For somebody who has never won a Premier League match that he has started during his four years at Newcastle, I’m not sure how Dan Gosling goes into any match confident.

As for his desperate statements about believing in everything at NUFC – ‘even the ideas we are set to go out on the pitch with’, just how desperate is he with his words in trying to please  those in charge at Newcastle United?

To claim that if Newcastle had taken one of two chances in a game and everything would have been different blah blah blah, well everybody can say that. It is the kind of nonsense people like Allardyce come out with, in every match no matter how dominant one team is, the opposition will still have one or two moments where they can look back and say ‘if only…’

Yes a great game plan which relied on our entire team dug in around the 18 yard box trying to frustrate the Gunners, offering zero threat at the other end. We have seen so many limited teams do that over the years, in fact we used to see it every week at times when Kevin Keegan and Sir Bobby were in charge…the only differecce being it was the opposition with the limited desperate game plan that relied simply on praying the opposition didn’t score.

Now sadly it is Newcastle United…week in, week out.


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