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Newcastle 2 Stoke 1 – Welcome to the Premier League, let’s have it.
Chris Kamara “We can see something in the replay that Stoke won’t be happy about.”
Stoke fans ‘Oh no, not the beer monster, donkey jacketed Geordies.’
Shaqiri “We have to learn from this type of game…Newcastle only played counter attack.”
Phil Thompson “Newcastle players I thought didn’t have the ability, or passion, to do it every game, are rising to the occasion every game.”
Rafa Benitez plays it cool “Normally I am a little bit more agitated but today I have to be careful.”
Mark Hughes “Don’t think there was too much between both teams. Second half we controlled the game for the vast majority.”
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Newcastle 2 Stoke 1 – Instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to Saturday afternoon’s victory.
Alan Shearer as Newcastle go top 4: “Toon toon black and white army. Well done skipper Jamaal Lascelles.”
Sky Sports name Newcastle signings Rafa Benitez wants to make when/if new contract agreed
West Brom make official announcement on Dwight Gayle future
Peter Beardsley defines Mike Ashley stupidity
Mike Ashley age restrictions on Rafa Benitez buying players exposed as a myth
Agent confirms Newcastle United contact regarding Wesley Moraes