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Wednesday morning brought news (see below) that two pre-season friendlies had already sold out, games which Newcastle United fans were banned from attending. Both Harrogate Town and York City announcing…
So good luck to Middlesbrough and Burton, well just Burton really, as Newcastle fans continue with their Mike Ashley nightmare.
Watch here the official match highlights and the two quality strikes from Gayle and Diame that gave final scoreline of Burton 1 Newcastle 2.
A brilliant Mohamed Diame finish gives United the three points, the game ending Burton 1 Newcastle 2. Watch the quality winner here.
Last few hundred terrace tickets snapped up, Burton v Newcastle sold out and a new record crowd to be announced.
Kevin Keegan “A lot of people are buying football clubs who don’t know how to run it – Newcastle would be an example of this.”
Only 19 months ago it was football in League Two and now it is Burton v Newcastle, the home side’s players don’t want it to end.
Nigel Clough looking forward to ‘Biggest mismatch in a league game in the country’ and says ‘I hope Rafa will join us for a glass of wine’.
Nigel Clough: “When you talk about St James Park…you’re on a different level again.”
Burton Albion fans make clear which clubs they are most looking forward to playing in the Championship…and which they couldn’t care a less about.
Newcastle United release official statement on Steve Bruce situation
Spurs fans comments on Newcastle United takeover and the match – Priceless
Somebody speaking sense on Talksport about Steve Bruce and Newcastle – No, honestly
‘Retract that statement or I will make it my personal mission to destroy your reputation’
Sky Sports description of how Mike Ashley ran Newcastle United – Astonishing