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King Kevin Nolan in tune with The Toon.

April 17th, 2010 | 90 Comments |

Kevin Nolan: A leader amongst men.
Kevin Nolan: A leader amongst men.
It’s judgement day for Newcastle United today as they face the very real prospect of becoming champions by this evening. If West Brom fail to beat Middlesbrough in the 5:15pm kick-off at The Hawthorns then we will be confirmed as champions.

It’s no less than the players deserve either as questions have continually been asked of them by critics, press and opposing teams. All questions have been answered where they should be, on the pitch, and part of that can be attributed to players such as Kevin Nolan who have stuck their head above the parapet, rolled up their sleeves, stood up and been counted or any other number of cliche’s that can be used. In fact Kevin Nolan has become quite the face of Newcastle United recently, not only for his goal scoring exploits and application on the pitch, but also for his comments and leadership off it. Some of his goals this season have been vital and without them we would not be in the position we find ourselves in today. Leading by example, something not seen since the days when Alan Shearer or Scott Parker donned the black & white stripes with pride and sadly something we missed so badly in our hour of need last season. (more…)