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Newcastle Fans – Look At What We Have Now

8 years ago

For years, Newcastle fans have had their ups and downs, successes and failures, but always stayed loyal and optimistic.

League championships, FA Cups and even European success, but lately we’re a team that mirrors the 80s/90s version of Wimbledon (FA Cup win not included of course) that just seems to be there in mediocre land.

Heroes like Jackie Milburn, Hughie Gallacher, Supermac, Peter Beardsley & Alan Shearer, to name a few, wore the famous black & white of our beloved team with pride and willingness to win each game.

Managers like Joe Harvey, Kevin Keegan, Sir Bobby Robson and even to some extent Kenny Dalglish (except getting rid of Ginola and Ferdinand) put out teams to win every game, no matter league or cupsm to do all they could to bring a trophy to SJP.

Look at what we have now.

An owner who is cheap and clueless about our footballing passion, and a manager (who to be honest, we can see is frustrated with the boardroom staff but too afraid to say the truth, so instead kisses his boss’ butt) is Championship level at best, and I’m being as kind as I can about him now.

Players are using this club as a stepping stone for something else and just couldn’t care less about winning games. I know it’s early days but what was the point of bringing in the strikers we have recruited this summer? Look at their goal scoring form from past clubs and tell me it was good business when we’re in need of, guess what…another striker!

Our manager is looking at Burnley attacker Ings, last year it was Darren Bent, and these are just two of his own wish list. He would go on record as saying players like Ameobi are class, which was very disturbing.

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The players we have got this summer were defo not on his wish list, he probably didn’t even know who they were like the rest of us (Cabella & De Jong excluded).

We have a fantastic player in HBA and because Pardew doesn’t know how to manage him properly, is not in the team when he should be, and could leave next summer for free.

Pardew has the chance to become a legend himself, all he has to do is gun for the cups and win at least one of them, then he can play his usual clown act forever and he’ll be forgiven. Instead though he openly makes clear we’re not interested in the cups. This comment hurts fans on a par with someone insulting our wives!!

The problem with our club is an obvious one.

Clueless manager, uncaring individual players and an owner who is only using our club to promote his cheap sports shop. What needs to happen to help us be the club we should be?

Well it won’t happen for a long time but Mike needs to sell our club and the manager has to be replaced with someone who wants his own statue outside the ground one day by winning a cup and challenging the top four. Add to this some local lads who have the same dreams as Shearer and Beardsley did growing up.

It’s dark being a NUFC fan lately as it shouldn’t be so hard to assemble a team and win at least one trophy in the past 40+ years is it?

Three games down and thirty five more league ones to go, oh and a decent cup run LOL.


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