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‘St James Park is our spiritual home but sentiment cannot be a preventative force if looking to progress.’
One of the six positions to be strengthened – Gayle has the knack but needs to be fed by a better class Newcastle United number 10.
Having recently encountered a number of young players who have been released from academies, or not given an opportunity, I find it amazing that often the reason given is their size.
Rafa Benitez got a reaction out of the players – motivation, effort and desire so often lacking this season, was there for all to see.
Peter Beardsley maybe was not as good as he was led to believe, Beardsley kept knocking the ball out of play and misdirecting passes – past it perhaps?
Why change the whole (winning) team selection/formation at Watford just to deal with one problem position?
For me Pavel Srnicek epitomises the majority of NUFC fans… and I’d like to retain my ‘Pav-like’ support for the club.
When it is not working, why the slavish obsession with 4-2-3-1 from the Newcastle United coaching staff?
Much of the game was a blur if I’m honest. I think I was more intent on singing as loud as I could, louder than any Mackem anyway…
Give the team a month or so with Mitrovic playing regularly and I feel we will start to see things coming on nicely.
So was Thursday the day when football finally sold (what remained of) its soul?
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