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The only question for me is whether this was even better than the January demolition of Manchester United? I would argue it was because how many times have we let ourselves down after the big build up.
A slow start to Davide Santon’s career at St.James’ park but in the last two matches the Italian has shown he is a proper quality player.
Injury will keep him out at Bolton but his surging runs will hopefully be a feature of United’s play for some time to come. If only we’d kept Enrique as well…
So have Mike Ashley & Derek Llambias reinvented the (football) wheel, or have the lads had a kind set of opening fixture, carried some luck and actually played some pretty good football?
Issue 1 – August 1988
In August ’88 the first ever issue of The Mag hit the streets, coinciding with a relegation season!
Three world class players had left the region they called home, it makes you cry thinking what could have been with Beardsley, Waddle and Gascoigne. The Mag’s way of dealing with it….
Steve Bruce says ‘I am never going to bullsh.t’ Newcastle United fans – A bit late for that…
Newcastle team v West Ham – This is how the starting 11 now looks for opening match
A week in Scarborough and I didn’t see a single Newcastle United shirt
Joey Barton up in court yet again – ‘Assault by beating’ his wife is the charge this time
20 players feature but no Joe Willock – Arsenal arrange short notice friendly against Millwall