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Newcastle United: We can only beat who is put in front of us

October 23rd, 2011 | 19 Comments |

NUFC - Showing our credentials ths season?
NUFC - Showing our credentials ths season?
Many critics have spoken about Newcastle’s fantastic start to the season, and merely dismissed our position due to the teams that we have played.

To coin a phrase that is normally reserved for the top four (well we are now anyway), “They can only beat who is put in front of them”. So I thought I would preview a few of our upcoming fixtures.

Sky TV continually shoves this “greatest league in the world” down our necks at every opportunity, often followed by the obligatory “no easy games in this league” statement.

Yet why are Newcastle United still not getting the credit they deserve?

I believe that against Spurs last week we really showed our credentials, twice coming from behind to draw with a team which on paper is far superior to ours. Let’s not get carried away, we know that we aren’t going to win the league. But attempting to emulate that Manchester United never say die spirit will go a long way to helping boost the Toon’s fortune. (more…)