Alan Pardew; “”So we are missing four or five really big players, which we have done all year if I’m honest, with the injuries we have had one way or another. But I still think we have a good side to put on the pitch tomorrow.”
Both captain Fabricio Coloccini and Cheick Tiote start against Manchester United in tonight’s match, though Alan Pardew has resisted the temptation to play Papiss Cisse from the start and he’s on the bench.
My ‘expectations’ for this season would probably be to finish in the top 10. My hopes however, would be to emulate last season and take the fight for the last Champions League spot down to the wire once again.
With one of the finest stadiums and fan bases in the country, a trophy drought of 43 years now is a major issue and one that ought to be addressed. So, what would it take for Newcastle to win a trophy?