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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.”
Andy Gray slaughters Steve Bruce for his appalling negative tactics after Wolves 1 Newcastle 1
Kieron Dyer gets some of it right in this attack on Newcastle United
Wolves Captain Conor Coady blames referee for not beating Newcastle United
Steve Bruce would tell you that 95% of the Titanic’s maiden voyage went really well
Steve Bruce with Groundhog Day message for Newcastle United fans after Wolves