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Stunner at The Gunners! Arsenal 0-1 Newcastle.

November 7th, 2010 | 95 Comments |

Carroll does the business again.
Carroll does the business again.
Newcastle capped a fantastic eight days of football as they notched up their third win on the spin at The Emirates this afternoon.

Not many people gave us a chance of getting any kind of result against Arsenal, including me to be fair, but yet again Chris Hughton managed his men to a defiant , only this time it was away at a top-four ground.

The chant of old used to go along the lines of ‘one-nil, to the Arsenal’, but not today as Newcastle shut Arsenal down and stopped them playing. To a man they were excellent, and to me this result ranks above some of the other stunners that we have pulled off already this season. Joey Barton said in his post-match interview on Sky that Newcastle had ruined a few betting coupons so far this season, which is true as we now boast exactly the same away league record as Chelsea, which is the best in the league I hasten to add.

Newcastle named an unchanged side for the third game in a row, which meant that Chris Hughton remained positive in his approach to the game when many had predicted that he may adopt a more defensive approach. (more…)