Archive for tag: Andy Carroll hat-trick.

All this ‘Carroll for England’ talk is a bit premature.

August 28th, 2010 | 129 Comments |

Carroll - Future England number nine?
Carroll - Future England number nine?
Most of us Newcastle fans have known for quite a while now that Andy Carroll has enough about him to make himself a force to be reckoned with in the Premier League.

We have seen glimpses of that already this season. Even if you take out the three goals he scored against Aston Villa, you can still see that there has been an all-round improvement in his game.

As a striker, he will inevitably get judged on how many goals he scores, and what better way to grab the headlines than scoring a Premier League hat-trick? Andy Carroll’s exploits of last weekend seem to have caught the attention of the press, with the result being that Carroll is now being thrust around as England’s next great thing, a saviour, a shining beacon of a new era for the national team. Haddaway man! (more…)

Carroll at the treble! Newcastle 6-0 Aston Villa.

August 22nd, 2010 | 135 Comments |

Carroll - The hat-trick hero.
Carroll - The hat-trick hero.
As unexpected things go, todays game has to be pretty much up there with the best of them.

Not so much the game itself, as most of us knew that Newcastle would at the very least be up for the fight, but the 6-0 scoreline has to be, surely has to be, the most unexpected part of proceedings.

What I watched today enthused me no end.

The silly mistakes had disappeared and Newcastle looked quick whilst in possesion. Andy Carroll was again immense, and will go home tonight carrying the match ball after a fantastic, and yes unexpected, hat-trick. (more…)