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Rafa Benitez has now named this Newcastle team v Nottingham Forest as United try to bounce back from Sheff Wed defeat.
Rafa Benitez “We are not watching the table – we have to concentrate just on our games…”
However, David Prutton is also…’not saying it is beyond the realms of possibility for Forest to go there (Newcastle) and get a result’.
Comments from Nottingham Forest fans: ‘Can’t see how we’re going to cope with the likes of Ritchie and Gouffran flying at us.’
Philippe Montanier “If I could have 80 per cent of my squad it would be good. Newcastle are a tough team, especially at home.”
Henri Lansbury heads a list of 11 players who could all be unavailable to start Newcastle v Nottingham Forest on Friday night.
After telling Newcastle fans what a big club they are, Nottingham Forest fans have now embarrassingly returned tickets for Newcastle game.
Championship games at St James Park at an average of (at least) 51,122 for these first dozen matches…it’s mad!
Forest boss Philippe Montanier: “It is bad news for Henri Lansbury. He did not feel any pain during the week…”
Only 1,866 Newcastle fans allowed on Friday, so why so many away tickets allocated for Newcastle v Nottingham Forest?
‘Admission – I’ve written to Premier League asking them to block Saudi Newcastle United takeover’
Lee Charnley clears out his office – Letters to The Mag (also featuring takeover, no refunds and football)
Newcastle United confirm no plans in place to give ticket refunds or even to communicate with fans
Manchester United funded by Saudi Arabia for 12 years by deals – Still no outrage?
‘When I used to tell them Newcastle United were as big as Liverpool and Man Utd they used to laugh…’