Watching Ben Arfa run from box to box leaving the opposition floundering in his wake was an absolute joy to behold. Without doubt he has to be the most skilful player to wear the shirt in a decade – if not longer.
Peter Beardsley, “The great thing is, he (Graham Carr) is from Newcastle originally, so he knows what is expected, he knows what the Geordies want to see on the field. When you look at Cisse’s strike on his debut, I think there might be a few more there”.
New Year’s Day 1985, a packed St.James’ Park sees a Beardsley hat-trick, two mackem sending-offs and still time for wor Peter to miss a penalty. Yet another Mag YouTube channel video to get you in the mood for Sunday.
The seasons 1993/94 and 1996/97 saw formidable striking partnerships for Newcastle United, hitting 55 and 41 goals respectively, with NUFC finishing 3rd and 2nd in the league. Can Ba and Cisse be our next partnership to deliver top three?.