Maybe if Cisse hadn’t arrived that could possibly have allowed Demba Ba to add another half dozen goals and be in contention but surely we are all just focused on the massive prize of Champions League football.
The FA is celebrating the past 20 years of English football (since SKY invented it!) and have just released their nominations for the various categories, are the deluded fans of Newcastle United represented?
Credit where it’s due, when you have players like Cisse and Ben Arfa making all the headlines, it’s possibly very easy to forget that our five game winning run has been achieved by conceding precisely one goal.
Tim Krul had one of his hardest workouts of the season in a training ground basketball game with the Newcastle Eagles today. Afterwards he revealed that the enforced break before Stoke has been a ‘massive boost’.