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Don’t believe the hype.

September 12th, 2010 | 108 Comments |

D-d-d-don't believe the hype!
D-d-d-don't believe the hype!
In many ways, black and white are very appropriate colours for Newcastle United.

There is no middle ground as a general rule and many aspects of our club are over-hyped and under-hyped accordingly.

I think it is all bollocks personally and I think a bit of perspective is needed in all this.

Of course losing to Blackpool is disappointing – It wasn’t how the script was written. Most home defeats are disappointing in fairness, but at least there are plus points we can take out of the game, aswell as negative points to be fair.

At the end of the day, nothing will be decided by us losing yesterday as there are still 34 games to go. Right now it is how we bounce back in the next few games that is the most important factor in all this.

The stats say that we had 22 shots at goal and had 57% of the possesion. It didn’t matter in the end, but at least it shows we are still creating chances and trying to assert our own game. If we stopped doing that then I would be a hell of a lot more concerned about it all! (more…)