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Why The Newcastle City Center Could Be Rocking This Summer

10:14 am, Saturday, April 28th, 2012 by Ed Harrison · 17 Comments

Newcastle will be trying to win all four matches over the next two weeks, and do something which would be amazing –  win all of our 10 matches in the Premier League.

Alan Pardew – at his Newcastle desk trying to do a deal for Messi?

That’s a real tall order for any team of course, and if the Magpies were able to do that,  the high likelihood is that we would finish 3rd top of the league above Arsenal, and then cheer on Chelsea to beat Bayern Munich in the Champions League in three weeks time.

We now all know that if  Chelsea wins the Champions League and finish outside the top four, they will qualify for next season’s competition at the expense of the 4th placed side, which we know could well be Newcastle.

If that scenario happens Alan Pardew has said he will not be despondent, since it’s still been a great season for his new Newcastle side:

“It’s a great scenario because it will mean we’ve finished fourth and the worst we can do is make the Europa League,”  “There would be great pride in that.”

“You look at Chelsea and the results they’ve had have been phenomenal. In a way, they perhaps deserve to win it, although it’s going to be tough at Bayern Munich’s stadium.”

“The Europa League is certainly not a consolation. Let’s be honest, before the season started there were a few pundits predicting us for a relegation fight.”

“So for us to secure Europe with four games to go is astonishing really, and it gives us the luxury to try to achieve a top-four finish.”  

Alan’s so right of course, because nobody was expecting Newcastle to do so well this season - nobody.

And with the Premier League games being broadcast around the world these days, Newcastle have become a high profile club once again, and have gained the support of many new fans around the world.

Who wouldn’t want to support Newcastle,  with the way they are playing these days, and the manager Alan Pardew seems so down to earth and natural, and is good at keeping the lads’ feet firmly on the ground.

We know full well it’s a very tall order, but just think how you would feel if we beat Everton on May 13th, and we had won all of our last 10 games.

One thing is for certain - and that is the Newcastle City center would  be really rocking this summer.



Tags: Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News





17 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Spuggy // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:21 AM

    Ooook so excited!!!!!

    4hrs 38 mins!

  • 2 SmileyFace // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

    I bet the dirty mackems don’t want us to do well Ed.

  • 3 Graeme // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:29 AM

    Have you ever seen a Mackem in Milan though??

  • 4 Graeme // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:31 AM

    Still, the mackems could make Europe next year – if there’s a war!!

  • 5 SmileyFace // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:33 AM

    I don’t believe i’ve ever seen a mackem in Milan !!

    (Just FYI, mackem doesn’t have a capital M)

  • 6 NEWEXPATMAGPIE // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:34 AM

    If results keep going our way!

    And we keep winning! Then anything is possible!

    I know who i will be supporting come the 19th May and i aint exactly keen on Bayern Munchen ! Hope they do the bizz against The Chelski tho-but!

  • 7 PaddyToon // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:36 AM

    Ed, where would messi fit in the team. like he’s good….but he’s no ben arfa.

  • 8 Spuggy // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:39 AM

    Imagine Cisse up front, and Ronaldo, Messi and HBA behind.

    OUCH.

  • 9 Magpies-till-d3ath // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:41 AM

    After watching mess I against Chelsea. I started to believe he wasn’t the best in the world! He was a couple of grades below AWFUL!

  • 10 rob // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:41 AM

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEqaa84sq7c

  • 11 Spuggy // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:42 AM

    I absolutely LOVE this new formation – I think we’ve finally solved the Jonas conundrum.

    Is he a world class winger no. Does he have an end product – rarely. Is he excellent defensively – yes, is he a decent passer – yes, can he dribble and hold up the ball – yes. JONAS is a revelation in LCM and provides the steel for Santon’s mazey runs.

    Perfection with Jonas and Tiote in front of the defense – rock solid.

    Then it’s go do your thang to Cabaye, Ba, HBA and Cisse!

  • 12 magpie6699 // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:45 AM

    Spuggy (1) OoooK!?!?
    Are you a Terry Pratchett fan?

  • 13 Spuggy // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:48 AM

    What about Home Newcastle by Busker. Was great friend of mine.

    RIP Ronnie. Greatly missed.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnuQBYAZocM

  • 14 Spuggy // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:48 AM

    magpie6699

    Yes haha love the librarian!

  • 15 rainrix // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:52 AM

    I also love the 4 3 3 as well it suits our players so well. Also if things arnt working its easy to switch to 4 4 2 or 4 5 1. Luckly we’ve been dominating as a 4 3 3 =D

  • 16 Tsunki // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:54 AM

    Smiley @5 good point about the Capital ‘m’. Note please bloggers! :)

  • 17 davybtoon // Apr 28, 2012 at 10:58 AM

    Anyone kno where the match is on in town today




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