Fair to say no shortage of confidence amongst the Watford fans.

Ahead of the game at St James Park making their (very) confident thoughts known.

Time for NUFC to prove them wrong?

Watford fans comment via their top WFCForums message board:

‘With our squad we should really be smashing teams like this if we’re serious about pushing onto Europe, anything less than a comfortable victory will be embarrassing.

Newcastle 0-4 Watford’

‘I feel a bit sorry for Newcastle really.

They’re like a little nervous black and white stripy gazelle that’s in the sights of our pack of hungry golden lions.

It’s going to be another gloomy night of sunken-shouldered post match interview woe for Melon-head Benitez.

Their only possible salvation from relegation certainty is that Cardiff and Huddersfield are also dire. So there’s only one spot left to fight over and, in the unlikely event of grubby business brute finally stumping up a bit of cash in January, they may possibly give a few end of season worries to Southampton and Fulham.’

‘Newcastle always provide us with 6 points over a season, and I can’t see why this game should be any different, with our first 3 point instalment due on Saturday.

Not sure we’ll smash them, but a comfortable victory should be within our reach.

But a word of caution, as always, if Watford don’t turn up they will lose…..yes even to Newcastle.’

‘Time for the giants to travel to the land of pygmies and come away with the win everyone expects.’

‘They look doomed and Rafa shows all the body language of someone who’s thrown in the towel.

Must win game.

2-1 to NUFC.’

‘One of the 3 certainties in life: death, taxes, and taking 6 points off Newcastle.’

‘The law of averages suggests they must beat us at some point.

Not this time though, 3 nil us.’

‘A few years ago a bunch of us went up there for a mid December game and it was properly freezing. We lost but stayed up there for the Saturday night. I was walking around town with 4 layers of clothes, hat, gloves, the lot, and still cold. The natives don’t even take coats out.

The next morning standing on the platform, just as cold as the night before, there were locals with kids in what I can only describe as “Hertfordshire spring clothing”. They’re a different breed for sure.’

‘The definition of homosexuality in Newcastle is “owns a coat”

‘Owning a coat is when you’re in the closet. Wearing one is when you come out.’

‘Might not all be so cocky on Sat eve. Don’t forget this is Watford & you have to respect Newcastle, Rafa will desperately want to pull a result out the bag & go on a run.

They are fighting for their lives.’

‘Kenedy on his day is unplayable. When he isn’t, he’s the worst player in the league.

All said, I can’t fathom why Newcastle thought selling Dwight Gayle was a good idea. Same as Tom Ince at Huddersfield. These are difficult players to defend against! Sold and replaced with nothing special.

Tighter affair than I’d like, but 1-2 Watford.’

‘I was thinking last week, against Huddersfield, that we haven’t really tonked anyone for a long time. I’m talking 4, 5-0. That’s why I was a bit frustrated last week despite the result, we had enough chances to really wallop them.

This is another chance.’

‘Probably one of my favourite away trips.

Always good to team it with an overnight stay afterwards. They are a bit less eventful in my older years but Newcastle is the scene of one night out where I was so drunk that I tipped a stripper with a £1 coin and told her ‘not to share it…that’s all for you.’

‘I’ve got a soft spot for Newcastle fans ever since they sold out the away end on a cold, wet, miserable midweek cup night. Respect.

I still hope we win. Obviously. However, they are due a (surprise) win against somebody…’



  • Leazes.

    #BoycottWolves

    • Mrkgw

      There must be another way Leazes. No good propping up the bar in the Strawberry – we need points and a lack of support for the side would surely forfeit the game. But, I genuinely have no idea where we go from here – boycotting season ticket renewals might be the only way to hit the despicable one financially. And that means waiting until next season – given our precarious position, would that be such a bad thing? After all, we’ve been stuck with him for over a decade. We desperately need to avoid relegation as there will be no bouncing back a third time.

      • GlasgowMag

        At the moment apart from the north east the rest of the world is oblivious to what is really happening at our club. Apart from a few good guys in the national press/tv presenters it seems his PR department have a lot of influence in putting out the word Mike is a good guy and those bad bad Newcastle fans are just unappreciated of the 100’s of millions he is investing in the club. As you are aware this is BS!! So how do you we get him out the answer is clear target his brand, the main and only reason he bought our club is to expand and promote his SD brand on a world wide stage!! Now just think a live game on sky tv the cameras turn to the crowd and the seats are empty!! Sky won’t be happy because there’s no atmosphere which will tarnish their brand and also it will bring world wide attention to our cause which will also tarnish his SD brand from the negative coverage!! So yes we seriously need to at least try this tool at our disposal and if it doesn’t work then at least we will know Ashley out!!

        • Kenny

          The Mirror is a media partner of the Fat Rat but yesterday the political editor had a real go at Ashley. the said editor hails from South Shields and is a Sunderland supporter

        • Cockneytrev

          IMO , magpie group need to hire a big PR company and fight fire with fire,,, might be worthwhile hiring one of these top investigative journalists to dig deep,,,
          money raised by crowd funding, no one is interested in our little protests, in fact talking to other fans they kind of pity us,,,,

          • Carverlier football

            We really need a sting… Someone secretly recording, approaching Mike in a pub or restaurant… Encourage him to say something derogatory about the fans or give away how he’s robbing us blind… On the evidence we’ve seen there’s a good chance he’d slip!

        • panther

          Been boycotting for 11 years mate, glad you’re catching up

          • GlasgowMag

            ??? KK was the time for most fans but you must special mystic meg talents 🤔🤔🤣🤣😂😂

          • panther

            2 months into the allerdyce debacle I was out

      • Leazes.

        We have had full houses for years resulting in no points,

        The effect of support is overstated ……and limited… if the ability of the players is limited….. some of these players freeze on the larger stage and it would probably be beneficial to give championship players a championship crowd.

        There is nothing left of this club except the fans it has been destroyed.

        Relegation is coming, its inevitable with this owner. We have to send the biggest message so that nobody will miss….

        …. LIVE AND EMPTY

        • Rich Lawson

          I noticed the other day that Sky had edited out the Leeds supporters chant of Sky is s##t as they protested about the number of game times altered to suit them.Why would Sky not simply alter the picture parameters to cut out the crowd ?

          • Carverlier football

            They didn’t help themselves by having a chant with a swear in – tv would mute that whether it’s about Sky or not. I noticed the same problem when I watched the Forest game – a clear anti-Ashley chant heard once and then the mics were turned down because of the swearing

  • Mrkgw

    The fact that small teams such as this have an expectation to beat us is all down to a decade of misery and austerity under this despicable regime. Constant winter. Absolutely grim – ASHLEY OUT!

  • Paul Patterson

    Awfully nice of them . .

  • ivanlogan

    Watford, look at what that beast has done

  • Steviemagpie

    They feel sorry for us wtf man thanks Mikey boy

  • Kenny

    On my recent Holiday 2 lads from Watford were staying in my hotel,
    they were good company & asked Wtf was going on at Newcastle,
    anyway cut the story short, one supported Man City & the other was a Gooner.
    😂😂😂😂.
    Newcastle`s 1st win of the season.

    • Leazes.

      There’s nothing to say one wasn’t from London, the accent is the same, its an easy commute….. and the other’s parents may have come from Manchester. Not necessarily glory hunters.

      Since the end of the war London has filled up with people from Manchester, Liverpool, Tyneside and Glasgow and further afield because that is where the jobs and money is at…..

      …. there’s even more money there now since John Hall sold United to a Londoner. The money isn’t going local anymore,,,,

      …… Not to worry the new H2 link will take some of the nations wealth to the Norf…. Manchester.

      We haven’t had one of those ‘fans around the world’ articles for a bit on here….. not since Santiago from California.

      • Peaky

        😂🤣😂 up & at it early this morning Leazes..!!

        • Leazes.

          Cup of coffee, check the news to see if Ashley has assaulted anyone, feed the jackdaws.

          • Kenny

            the Northumberland Jackdaw talks and steals shiny things

          • Leazes.

            Curious intelligent creatures, but as yet have found no way to get peanuts out of a glass bottle.

          • Kenny

            😂

      • Kenny

        Both born in Watford, good lads though

      • panther

        I moved to London, awful place, Basra in the rain quit the job and moved back home in less than 6 months

        • Kenny

          I did 6 months in Chelsea, the was enough for me.

          • Leazes.

            Are you Demba Ba?

          • Rich Lawson

            Thought the prisons were further from there ?

          • Kenny

            😂😂

          • panther

            I can understand why British people want to be suicude bombers, evil hostile place

          • grantham mag

            I did two years in Pentonville. food was shyte

        • Leazes.

          ❌ I know London fairly well, you are wrong, its prosperous and having a lot of money spent on its infrastructure for commerce and transport… you do have to travel a bit further to find things shopping wise, and parking is dreadful.

          • panther

            Spend 4 months in Whitechapel then get back to me

  • Leicester Mag

    It you’d showed this to a fan 10years ago they would have laughed in your face. Thanks to Ashley we have to middling clubs like Watford gone from Newcastle United to “teams like these…”. Wtf is this downward spiral accepted? Like everything he touches classic brands are cheapened.

    • Paul Patterson

      Yep, he’s a ‘nice guy’ alright . .

  • Vesuvius

    Watford have won five in a row since the Chronicle made its pygmies jibe, winding up visiting sides just provides motivation for them.

  • HarryHype59

    Watford have nineteen points Newcastle have three.

    That is one damning statistic!

  • Wezza

    Another loss and Douglas and Ryder will lead the Rafa Out campaign all the while 50,000 stay silent.

    • Leazes.

      …..shouldn’t that be ‘lead’ rather than ‘leave’…

      • Wor Lass

        It`s that productive sex thing again – bloody modern phones!

        • Leazes.

          vg

        • Wezza

          Correct!

      • Wezza

        Yes well spotted I did actually edit that right away.

        • Leazes.

          They are itching to ‘save the club’ again…. apparently the 12th man can win it…. they understand so little.

          ….thats a problem in itself…. it can’t, the SJP ‘effect’ of the crowd urging on the team onto the ‘front foot’ is well known and anticipated by all opposition now.

          ….when the noise comes the opposition will play counter attack to their benefit…. We play deep and from the back with Rafa and that has nullified the ‘SJP effect’….effectively. Rafa orchestrates the game plan not the crowd.

          …We don’t have the squad to play any other way…we are utilising what we have.

  • Wor Lass

    I know they`re carefully selected comments to wind us up but I really do hope we, somehow, stick it up `em today. They`re a half decent team that has become a solid PL outfit due to sound investment and good management but – as other people have pointed out – how damning is it that their fans (quite rightly on current form) are expecting to just take 6 points off us as routine business? Matters have been made even worse with Lawro predicting 2 – 0 to us – let`s just hope Kenny hasn`t bunged a wedge on on a Toon win!

    • Kenny

      I have

      • Wor Lass

        We`re doomed, Captain ….

        • Kenny

          £5. Newcastle 3-1

          • Leazes.

            Good odds they must be lengthening from 9AM…. you’ll still lose it….. a draw written all over this one!

  • Ba ba.

    3.0 defeat

  • Paul Cannell

    OMG ! I’ve got a coat…and i wear it outside !!

    • GlasgowMag

      😂😂😂

    • panther

      Puff

    • Rich Lawson

      Quick,tell them it is an essential work garment !

  • GlasgowMag

    Really a pub team expecting a routine win against a club our size and their probably [email protected] right!! How badly has as our once proud club has fallen under this workshop owners tenure!! Join the fight guys Ashley out!!!

  • Kneebotherm8

    Watford?…….that’s the most northerly point in England innit?….

    • Leazes.

      ✅ correct

  • Rich Lawson

    Just wonder how the s#####r liked a pound coin down her k######s ?

  • DC1964

    Yet more facts to prove we are hated by all and sundry! I think we will win today, just a hunch!

    • Andy Mac

      DC1964 aka Quasimodo and his hunch ? 🤔

      • DC1964

        Ha! I called it 1-0 too, should have put a bet on!

  • Carverlier football

    They have every right to feel confident this afternoon, but anyone who thinks they’re going to hammer us clearly doesn’t have a clue about us. Which is a huge surprise obviously… Unlikely to be more than a goal in it either way

  • Andy Mac

    What’s that old saying……….Karma has no menu you get served what you deserve ?

  • Ba ba.

    Hmm a home 😉