BBC’s Mark Lawrenson hasn’t in the past been too kind to Newcastle, and usually if he thinks Newcastle will lose a game, that’s taken as a good omen by Newcastle supporters.
Mark Lawrenson – Newcastle should be around top six
Well, would you believe it, but in his predictions for the weekend Premier League games, Mark seems even to have even praised the current Newcastle team, as he had this to say about the game on Monday night at Everton:
“This will be a good game. Both these teams will be up and around the top six come the end of the season.”
I know one or two Newcastle supporters have been highlighting the lack of signings but they have forgotten they have got some really good players there already.”
They have got a good team spirit and they attack teams. They have been really sensible in what they have been doing and are a real handful.”
You put all those Newcastle players up for sale and you look at the quality of clubs that come in for them.”
That’s almost a compliment about Newcastle by Mark, which is a little stunning, to say the least.
And more good news – his prediction is that Everton will win the game 2-1 – so that has to put us in with a good chance of winning. 😀
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