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Dwight Gayle with 11 goals is out in front but what does the 2009/10 season tell us about what to expect from the supporting cast?
Newcastle are losing 3 of top 5 goalscorers last season and over half the goals – 90 goals in 2009/10, around 70 needed as minimum for promotion, where are the Newcastle goals coming from?
If Newcastle kept exactly the same squad, I think the breakdown would look something like this – with 70 goals possible in the Championship.
The tactics implemented by Steve McClaren were so overtly negative that even the home fans were cheering for something to happen when the visitors got on the ball.
For Newcastle fans we can safely say ‘The Entertainers’ are back…fans at St James Park seeing more goals than all but three other clubs.
Gini Wijnaldum: “Few games didn’t have a lot of chances because playing on the left side…but now I’m focused again.”
Mike Ashley & his minions still managing to sleep, despite the alarm bells ringing loudly for the rest of us in the desperate need for goals
Never seen a side create so many opportunities yet still look inept at scoring goals…luckily for us, the transfer window is open.
Newcastle are mid-table when it comes to converting chances into goals but bottom of the pile when it comes to creating them….
With Newcastle United in such a mess, sympathy has been in short supply for the likes of Siem de Jong but check out these stats…
‘Please don’t tweet Mehrdad Ghodoussi or Jamie Reuben’
Jesse Lingard move to Newcastle United given ‘green light’ by Manchester United but…
When Newcastle United came close to a Hillsborough situation – Video
Ryan Fraser fine and now update on Joelinton injury picked up at Elland Road – Report
Dermot Gallagher rules on controversial Leeds United v Newcastle United incident