Newcastle were not as good last night against the Owls as they were against Reading last Saturday, but they still managed the win.
Chris Hughton – pleased with another win
Stand-in boss Chris Hughton was delighted with the resilience and character the lads showed last night as he said today:
“I am pleased that we have maintained the good work from Saturday and I’m equally as pleased with the manner in which we did it,”
“I don’t think we were as good as we were on Saturday when we scored the three goals against Reading but we had to look for different qualities against a very good Sheffield Wednesday side who passed the ball well and were a threat.”
“We had to show resilience and character and I think we showed that, which was very pleasing. We showed enough battling qualities to keep a clean sheet and get us over the line.”
“I thought the crowd were wonderful and their support was much appreciated. I thought it helped us get through those worrying moments towards the end of the game,”
“We most definitely don’t take their support for granted. We’ve got to give them something to turn up in their thousands for.”
“The most important thing for them is to give them a win. As long as we continue to put ourselves in a good position they will keep coming.”
As we said after the game wins are wins, and this team has to get used to doing whatever they have to get those 3 points.
And it looks like the Newcastle fans are willing to turn out in droves, if the lads continue to show the same fight and guts they’ve shown in the first 3 games, as an amazing 43,904 turned up last night.
On the evidence of last night this team are ready to do whatever it takes to win in many games this season. We just have to hope the squad is not decimated too much before the end of the month.
We’ll now have to hope the lads can find their best form at Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon, and give us another good win.