This Is How Far Newcastle Have Come In Just Three Years!


By accident this morning one of our long time readers, Henrik Høyland, brought up my Match Preview of the Manchester City game against Newcastle on 28th January of 2009 – and he read it.

Coloccini – started the game at Manchester City on 28th January, 2009.

Have a read of the Match Preview I wrote then,  to more fully understand just how far our team has come in a short three years – it’s simply incredible.

A few days after that game, Shay Given joined Manchester City and our goose was cooked, and it was so difficult to write about Newcastle in those days – in fact it was torture.

We lost that game 2-1 by the way.

Remember where we were,  when you watch the game today – and our lads can hopefully get another incredible win.



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15 comments so far

  • Indian Magpie

    May 6, 2012 at 8:16 AM

    Comment #1

    There was a tym when we went backwards that much in 3 years, this is great though

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  • nufc786

    May 6, 2012 at 8:21 AM

    Comment #2

    good times good times hehehe

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  • nufc786

    May 6, 2012 at 8:22 AM

    Comment #3

    not really but these are good times new every new step with nufc

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  • nufc786

    May 6, 2012 at 8:23 AM

    Comment #4

    Newcastle and Tottenham are interested in the services of German international defender Serdar Tasci, 25, but they face stiff competition from rival suitors Roma and Juventus.

    Full story: Footy Latest

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  • Paulo Martins

    May 6, 2012 at 8:25 AM

    Comment #5

    things change, we always have to believe it is possible
    even in the first division fans were there.
    and any Newcastle united player know that.
    and even if we lose today we going to sing all day because we are fans of this great newcastle

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  • nufc786

    May 6, 2012 at 8:25 AM

    Comment #6

    Chelsea are monitoring the situation of 25-year-old defender Danny Simpson at Newcastle after it emerged he will be put up for sale this summer.

    Full story: Sunday Mirror

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  • nufc786

    May 6, 2012 at 8:27 AM

    Comment #7

    Paulo Martins
    cudnt have said it better myself really. UP THE MIGHTY MAGS

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  • check the toastie

    May 6, 2012 at 8:32 AM

    Comment #8

    Simpson to Chelsea, yeh right. Maybe Barnsley.

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  • Hoodrat

    May 6, 2012 at 8:34 AM

    Comment #9

    Morning Chaps – just reading through the old previous preview written by Ed there.. If you look at that back four that day (S.Taylor, Bassong, Colo, Enrique) I think it would be fair to say on paper it looks like a stronger back four than what we have this season. Just goes to show what a quality job Pardews done in getting the best out of everyone and getting them playing as a unit at the back.

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  • Oleg G

    May 6, 2012 at 8:34 AM

    Comment #10

    Can you imagine, if Cisse – At the end of this season – will have scored more goals than Ba? Ba will be depressed. 16 goals, and now this lad comes with 13, amazing.

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  • ITUNDERASHELL

    May 6, 2012 at 8:41 AM

    Comment #11

    Hatam, today is your day son!

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  • Paulo Martins

    May 6, 2012 at 8:46 AM

    Comment #12

    Its a elevem man show, I think I heard someone sy that BA had to be sacrificed to help the team, it´s working, great Pardew and BA, and all of them.

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  • Munster Mag

    May 6, 2012 at 8:47 AM

    Comment #13

    Simpson is a far better defender than people give him credit for, end of.

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  • bambams

    May 6, 2012 at 9:02 AM

    Comment #14

    I do not think Simpson is a bad player, he has done well this season. Just looks like he does not want to sign his contract which suggests to me he wants more money than be part of the ‘NEW’ Newcastle.

    Its all up to him but the club will not let him just run down his contract, they will want a decent fee.

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  • kormee

    May 6, 2012 at 9:16 AM

    Comment #15

    well guys its a DO OR DIE day today all us geordies want is for yous to do as you have been doing your very best , good look and i agree with the commments made about progress padrew is our god and him i do believe keep it up my sheperd heeheehe

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