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You won’t find me reserving any sympathy for the likes of Wonga but I do wonder what the likes of the payday lender and Puma make of this shambles of a pre-season?
Playing in front of less than two thousand locals and a handful of travelling fans creates won’t do anything for either company’s profile.
So when you are hit by a bus and get two broken legs, don’t worry – be happy, it was actually a great result as your hat didn’t fall off.
If I can sum up our manager’s match report…Newcastle controlled the game, at least 8 of Newcastle’s players were excellent and the hosts scored on each of the three occasions they managed to get out of their own eighteen yard box.
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