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Sunderland Draw 1-1 With Stoke – Move Above Newcastle

9:55 pm, Monday, May 6th, 2013 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 173 Comments

Sunderland got a valuable point tonight after going one goal down to Stoke City after only nine minutes, and then having Craig Gardner sent off with a straight red card after 34 minutes.

jonathan walters scores

Jonathan Walters opens the scoring after 9 minutes

But Sunderland came back in the second half against the odds, and looked a much better side, even with only 10 men, and a goal by John O’Shea after 63 minutes equalized the scores and they looked the more likely team to win the game after that.

Craig Gardner lunged in with two feet on Charlie Adam, and there weren’t many complaints when he got a straight red card, and like Stephane Sessegnon, he will now miss the rest of the season, and it’s the second game running that Sunderland were reduced  to 10 men.

The point takes Sunderland above Newcastle on the same points total – 38 – but they have a much better goal difference, and Newcastle are down to 4th bottom – the lowest we have been all season.

Given the circumstances of the game and their position at half time, this turned out to be a good point for the Black Cats.

Newcastle’s position  could get worse tomorrow night,  if Wigan beat Swansea at home, and the Latics would then go above Newcastle on goal difference and we’d be in a relegation place for the first time this season – 3rd bottom.

Results don’t seem to be going Newcastle’s way,  and we’ll need to take some points out of the last two games of the season if we are survive the drop – which seems to get closer with each game played. :(

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173 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Christoon // May 6, 2013 at 9:56 PM

    We all know Wigan are winning tomorrow…

  • 2 Fostino // May 6, 2013 at 9:57 PM

    i have a horrible feeling in my stomach and will have it all week until sunday. all eyes turn to swansea v wigan tomorrow. possibilty of being in relegation zone come sunday…how did this happen

  • 3 yo-yo // May 6, 2013 at 9:57 PM

    1-1 tomorrow night too

  • 4 Big Pappa Cissé // May 6, 2013 at 9:57 PM

    QPR win or bust IMO. Vut we all know Pardew will be looking for a point :(

  • 5 Fahad22 // May 6, 2013 at 9:58 PM

    Cant imagine being in bottom 3 if Wigan win tomorrow. Really disappointment

  • 6 yo-yo // May 6, 2013 at 9:58 PM

    BPC

    Naw – even AP understands simples arithmetic

  • 7 TimKrulFan // May 6, 2013 at 9:59 PM

    Fulham have got 1 point in their last 6 we only just beat them we have been embarrassed 4-0 by city 3-0 by scum and 6-0 by Liverpool we have scored 2 goals in are last 6 and conceded 14. If Wigan win tomorrow we are proberly relegated as QPR have no pressure and arsenal are top of the form table pardew should be gone at the end of the season no matter what the blokes a prat and is out of depth.

  • 8 Fostino // May 6, 2013 at 9:59 PM

    it all rides on tomorrows game..if wigan win, than its win or bust. that wigan v nexcastle match with that wretch mcmannnan is really coming back to haunt us

  • 9 Fahad22 // May 6, 2013 at 10:00 PM

    I predict a draw tomorrow

    draw on Sunday

    and Norwiwih will be rlegated after two looses

  • 10 Unbelievable Tekkers // May 6, 2013 at 10:00 PM

    I make us joint favourites to go down along with norwich just got to pray that west brom beat them on sunday

  • 11 TimKrulFan // May 6, 2013 at 10:02 PM

    It’s out of us Norwich,Sunderland,Wigan, and maybe Southampton and Fulham.

  • 12 kevymartins // May 6, 2013 at 10:04 PM

    Keep calm and think of norwich wigan southampton and scum

    It’s possible that 1 point vs qpr can keep us up…But someone seriozly needs to let pardrew know it’s bloody make or break time..We need t field the most attacking side we have and we all know we will be stuck with tiote perch jonas and the rest of the defensive playing on our team in the line up but aw well

  • 13 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:05 PM

    Ed,
    In all honesty results have gone our way all season bar last Saturday if we don’t reach forty points which seems to be the hallowed ground although 39 is the average, then we carnt even claim that we were unlucky.

  • 14 John Tudor // May 6, 2013 at 10:05 PM

    heads in the sand ffs should have seen this coming

  • 15 toonluvva // May 6, 2013 at 10:08 PM

    Absolutely spineless performance by Stoke.

    Playing 10 men for most of the game but never bothered themselves in the second half at all.

    It just shows that you must win your own matches to be safe.

    If we go down, I’ll never go back to SJP for as long as Llambias and Pardew are still there.

    We MUST beat QPR, but Pardew cannot or will not see that.

    My only consolation if we do go down will be that Ashley will lose £60m in TV rights for at least 5 seasons. His standing as a shrewd businessman will also take a hell of a beating, something that he’ll find hard to swallow.

  • 16 Unbelievable Tekkers // May 6, 2013 at 10:08 PM

    Does anybody think we will stay up?

  • 17 DS_NUFC // May 6, 2013 at 10:09 PM

    pardew is worse then steve kean

  • 18 Billythefish // May 6, 2013 at 10:09 PM

    Everything is conspiring against us, even the scum can get a result with 10 men. We have to go all out attack against QPR if Pardew doesn’t he has to go no ifs buts or maybes. Our club is run by chancers.

  • 19 Toon Tang // May 6, 2013 at 10:10 PM

    tonluvva – im sure i read somewhere you get £60m for dropping down in to the chumpionship so hes probably not too arsed on that front

  • 20 Munster Mag // May 6, 2013 at 10:10 PM

    I reckon 3-1 to Wigan tomorrow, maybe 3-0. If that happens, and norwich draw with WBA or better, we’re gonners.

  • 21 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:10 PM

    Really don’t want to see hoots and Norwich go down,one of my favourite managers but if it’s between us and them….

  • 22 p // May 6, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    Oui, oui as they say at NUFC.

    It’s in our hands. We only need to get 1 more point than 3 other clubs (assuming Wigan win tomorrow) and then there are 4 more clubs within 3 points of us.

    If we go down, we are deserving it.

  • 23 eaststandgeordie1982 // May 6, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    I think we are down if im honest no good hoping for other teams to do us a favour.

  • 24 Ketsbaia9 // May 6, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    Got a feeling we’ll lose the last 2 games. 3-1 and 1-0. Swansea will give Wigan a tough game, but I expect them to beat Villa on the last game of the season. If Agbonlahor wouldn’t have scored in the 89th minute against Norwich, Villa would’ve gone down in my opinion.

  • 25 Slatymag // May 6, 2013 at 10:13 PM

    Well I was expecting a win for them nevermind a draw. Doesn’t make a great deal of difference – nowt against QPR and we are knackered regardless. And by that I mean I am not too optimistic of even getting a draw down there. Looks like it might come down to sheer kamikazi against free-flowing on-form Arsenal. I think we all know how that ends. Would love to say we have got the grit and determination to battle our way out of this mess with either skill or fight, but let’s face it – we have nothing going for us, nothing. Reputations count for nowt.

  • 26 jimmysmith // May 6, 2013 at 10:14 PM

    Yes, that knock in the face didn’t do a great deal for Mignolet’s appearance. He is an unattractive man and brings to mind the back end of a Hendon bound bus. An image that could only be more unappealling in my minds eye if our own Gabby Obertan were sitting in the backseat staring out the rear window.

    The pair of them would be the first on any EPL “Bad Heads 11″, with Beardo as coach of course. That goes without saying.

    Not a bad keeper, though.

  • 27 Ketsbaia9 // May 6, 2013 at 10:15 PM

    Think we’re relying on stay up on goal difference. There’s a chance WBA could beat Norwich. We can’t afford another 6-0 loss at home though.

  • 28 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:16 PM

    Munster, your full of hapiness these days fella.

  • 29 Ketsbaia9 // May 6, 2013 at 10:16 PM

    That draw today has kept Sunderland up.

  • 30 yo-yo // May 6, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    Kets – If we lose 3-1 amd 0-1 we are down – forget any arithmetical self abuse with GD – we are down according to your predictions.

  • 31 Toon Tang // May 6, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    hahaha jimmy that confirms my previous suspicions from the previous thread, cheers marra

  • 32 Laurent Robert 32 // May 6, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    It’s so frustrating knowing that ALL those games where Pardew has put the brakes on getting a killer goal which would lead to at least another 2 points for each time weve done it and lost points, could have us safe already. He will do the same if we can go ahead against QPR. Allowing them to attack us.

    Tomorrow night is massive.

  • 33 p // May 6, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    Yes, I have been thinking we were down since the West Brom result but, you never know there are a lot of variables with a fair amount of potential outcomes. We probably won’t know for sure until after all the games are done

  • 34 davis_toons // May 6, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    Wigan got to Win tomorrow. Or most properly they will relegate.

    Unless they lose the match, then we would have very good chance to avoid the drop.

    We don’t travel well to london.

  • 35 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    has any team ever went down with more than 39 points

  • 36 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:19 PM

    If we carnt beat an already relegated team when we’re fighting for survival then we fully deserve to go down.

  • 37 yo-yo // May 6, 2013 at 10:19 PM

    p

    we DEFINITELY won’t know till everyone has played 38 – far too many combinations this season – I think 41 pts is safe but not 40 this year

  • 38 davis_toons // May 6, 2013 at 10:20 PM

    @32 Thats how we play last season.

  • 39 Joe Blog // May 6, 2013 at 10:21 PM

    Tucker’s Law:

    If some cnut can f something up, then that c**t will choose the worst time to f it up.

    An epitaph I hope can be set in stone, when the dirge rings out for the end of Pardew’s mismanagement, in a few weeks, although like many others, it’s not what my instincts tell me is going to happen, whether we conjure enough points to stay up or not.

  • 40 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:21 PM

    Naptoon,
    Didn’t Roeder get relegated with 43 !

  • 41 iggystinger // May 6, 2013 at 10:22 PM

    I cannot see Wigan gettin beat tomoz swansea have been piss poor since they won the league cup

  • 42 Newcastle Brown Alien // May 6, 2013 at 10:23 PM

    naptoon, yes west ham did with 42 10 years ago, with pardew at the helm i believe

  • 43 Ketsbaia9 // May 6, 2013 at 10:23 PM

    QPR have good players on paper. They haven’t performed as a team. It’s a bit like us. They’re capable of beating anyone though on their day.

    Nowrich could lose to WBA 1-0 and 3-0 to Man City, so we’ll stay up on goals scored.

  • 44 p // May 6, 2013 at 10:23 PM

    yo-yo, well if Wigan lost the next 2 and we won the next game, we would go into the Arsenal game sage but that is a big F-O if

  • 45 Slatymag // May 6, 2013 at 10:23 PM

    Fair play to Sunderland there, they showed some desire to get back into the game. Even at 1-1 down to ten men they still went for the jugular. Are you watching Pardew???!!

  • 46 Toon Tang // May 6, 2013 at 10:23 PM

    it will defo be out of a few teams on the last day of the season. my main worry is we have the shittest GD out of all the teams in this situation. to think we wouldnt have been relegated if we had shipped one less goal against lpool say, really would be a hammer blow to the bollocks

  • 47 toonLYF // May 6, 2013 at 10:24 PM

    to be honest, i think only a fool would be backing us to stay up now……..what have you seen in the last 4-5 weeks that suggest we have enough to stay up. We play the worst football in the entire league (QPR, and Reading included). We cannot rely on ourselves, and are solely counting on others. So nobody can be sure of anything.

    I personally think we will pick up 1 more point this season max. Will that be enough? We’d be lucky!

  • 48 kevymartins // May 6, 2013 at 10:24 PM

    Stop stressing it we get relegated we get relegated end off…Forget about it

    The last time we went down was very similar Everyone around me kept telling me you’s are gona go down you’s are going and I kept saying no we are gona fight and stay up we will stay up but ofcourse we went down.

    So that’s why I don’t wanna say JACK and don’t really care…Just hope if we do go down the fatman will sell up.

  • 49 dodgenufc // May 6, 2013 at 10:24 PM

    Stoke were terrible tonight were lucky Sunderland only got a point. We’re going down If. We don’t beat qpr. At least they lost gardener. My biggest concern is where are the goals going to come from on Sundays we can’t just hope cissie will score:(

  • 50 SupaToonKid // May 6, 2013 at 10:24 PM

    Newcastle will go down on goal difference. I hope I’m very wrong but can’t see anything improving soon.

  • 51 catchy in norway // May 6, 2013 at 10:24 PM

    http://www.statto.com/football/stats/england/premier-league/2002-2003/table

    west ham

    42 points

  • 52 Ketsbaia9 // May 6, 2013 at 10:24 PM

    Still want Villa to go down, but can’t see us beating QPR away. Would rather play QPR at home and Arsenal away. We’ve beaten Chelsea at home though, so we have a slight chance against Arsenal.

  • 53 Beattie25 // May 6, 2013 at 10:25 PM

    Right.

    If Wigan win tomorrow and lose against Arsenal and Chelsea beat Villa on Saturday then we need 4 points to guarantee safety.

  • 54 stuart no9 // May 6, 2013 at 10:25 PM

    FIGHT , DETERMINATION , CHARACTER ——————
    3 ingredients needed when in a fight for survival..
    Sorry boys but di canio done his job tonight, with only 10 men.
    The worrying thing is we have none of these qualities, none,
    I was watchig the game when for some reason my thoughts went back to when pards sadly became our manager. My initial thoughts were, – he will relegate us.
    I was wrong the first year,
    Since this season started i have noted our decline , and worryingly predicted what has eventually came true, This is not me trying to be clever, coz i’m not, this is me trying to work out the outcome before it has happened.
    Worrying i have been right – now theres a first!
    In jan , i said we have to get rid of pardew as he was having a total negative effect on the team , instead ashley backed him in the transfer market- BIG MISTAKE.
    Before the west ham game , with only 3 games left, a i said we need to get rid of pardew now if we are going to stay up – ashley backed him again BIG MISTAKE,
    By getting rid of pardew would have ridden the club of the negativity surrounding the club and given us a chance at least of staying up.
    The football will not change for the next 2 games , more importantly nor will the players attitude – why will it ? who is going to change it. ? Watching all the teams above us , and wigan , you can see the difference between them and us. make no mistake , we are now favourites to go down .
    For the first time ever , my predictions have been on the money. like i say , i am not trying to be clever , i have no more knowledge of football than you guys, but worryingly i have predicted the season every step of the way. I just hope to f..k i am wrong.

  • 55 toon22 // May 6, 2013 at 10:27 PM

    Wigan have a cup final 4 days later,tell me that wont be on the mind of the players.
    It all depends on how they intend to play the final,if they are going to chuck it or ,imo,think they can win it.
    They are in form atm.

  • 56 toonLYF // May 6, 2013 at 10:27 PM

    Kets, despite our away form it’s probably a blessing that we have QPR away. I know for a fact that if things weren’t going well 60-70 minutes into the game if it was at SJP, the fans would be wound up…..and rightly so to be honest, i know i’d be making my opinion heard from the gallowgate and the way we’ve played recently it certainly wouldn’t be a positive one.

  • 57 catchy in norway // May 6, 2013 at 10:28 PM

    just been getting stick from a mackam on the vessel :(

  • 58 Ketsbaia9 // May 6, 2013 at 10:29 PM

    Want Wigan to win tomorrow, but want us to get at least 2 points from the next 2 games. Desperate to see Villa go down.

  • 59 catchy in norway // May 6, 2013 at 10:29 PM

    stuart no9

    i said PDC was a great signing for them :(

    he reminds me of when KK took over us, he has something about him

  • 60 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:30 PM

    Catchy,
    You deserve all the stick you get no matter who from.

  • 61 NUFC FOR SALE // May 6, 2013 at 10:30 PM

    I said straight after the game that losing 6-0 would send us down.

    I honestly believe we’re going down on goal difference and it servers Pardew right for not preparing his team properly for the L’pool game.

    It was a totally unprofessional performance and it WILL cost us our Premier League status.

  • 62 Big Pappa Cissé // May 6, 2013 at 10:31 PM

    This waiting for the end of the season has taken a least a couple of years off my life :( .

  • 63 eaststandgeordie1982 // May 6, 2013 at 10:31 PM

    I feel sick this is a disgrace, last time we went down it was what we needed and it was the best thing for us, this time will be terrible we will not come back up all the teams around us want to fcuk ashley over and i think they will.

  • 64 catchy in norway // May 6, 2013 at 10:33 PM

    Jail for Ashley

    id love it to be from you

  • 65 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 10:33 PM

    with west ham … jfa
    i rekon wigan win 3 zip 2 moz but lose the same at arse draw with villa.
    norwich draw west brom lose 3 1 to citeh
    we win qpr 2 1 nd dont matter arse game but im going to be positive or deluded and go 1 1
    we stay up nd sorry hoots ure down
    theres always hope. hwtl

  • 66 Newcastle Brown Alien // May 6, 2013 at 10:33 PM

    Kets, that’s stupid wanting wigan to win, yes i also want villa to go down, but overall i want us to stay up and a wigan loss will increase our chances

  • 67 catchy in norway // May 6, 2013 at 10:34 PM

    Jail for Ashley

    id tie a 25t shckle to your legs and watch you swim

  • 68 jimmysmith // May 6, 2013 at 10:35 PM

    If it is gonna go down to the last game of the season then what a game.

    We have quality, it’s our patch, the opposition is top notch. If that doesn’t light a fire under us then we’ll deserve whatever we get.

    Like or loathe Pardew, the players shouldn’t need any extra motivation.

  • 69 toonLYF // May 6, 2013 at 10:36 PM

    NUFC FOR SALE….sadly mate, you’re most likely bang on. :/

  • 70 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 10:36 PM

    if Saints beat mackems which will play without 4-5 top players, we need 1 point. if Wigan doesn’t win swan 2morrow again we need 1 I think. you people forget scams and saints are in deep shit and play eachother

  • 71 dodgenufc // May 6, 2013 at 10:38 PM

    Wigan will lose tomorrow, the toon will win there next 2 games and all teams above us are going to lose there’s

    Need a bit of positive thoughts here

  • 72 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:39 PM

    Catchy,
    I’d put two arm bands on your shins and watch you flail about in icy water.

  • 73 Graeme // May 6, 2013 at 10:41 PM

    Draw for 10 man scum – we so need to give QPR a pasting, if only it was that easy. I dread us going down again as I’m not sure Pardew would have a clue how to get us back up and MA may just decide to let him have a crack to save paying him off.

    What a disaster that would be for fans to endure. Maybe Pardew develops an “Honorable Streak” and resigns if he takes us down – I certainly wouldn’t put my own money on it!!!

  • 74 catchy in norway // May 6, 2013 at 10:41 PM

    luckely i have really skinny shins ,
    and ice water, its like warm pool

  • 75 Slatymag // May 6, 2013 at 10:41 PM

    @jimmysmith You made that sound quite appealing, but I for one would not be able to enjoy a second of it.

  • 76 Toon Tang // May 6, 2013 at 10:43 PM

    yea theres too many teams withing 1-3 points of each other for it not to be somehow decided on GD we could just do with a couple of them shipping a few in the remaining fixtures and hopefully not getting nailed at home to arseholes on the last day

  • 77 Joe Blog // May 6, 2013 at 10:43 PM

    So, how much shite’s on the menu tonight and what flavour is it?

  • 78 Unbelievable Tekkers // May 6, 2013 at 10:43 PM

    along with others i think we will go down on goal difference. I think we will draw with qpr and lose to arsenal. I cant see anything other than a wigan win 2moz just got to hope that norwich lose both games

  • 79 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 10:45 PM

    on a positive note i saw shola in tesco with a plastic cast on his foot today so it looks like hes out for sunday ….

  • 80 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 10:47 PM

    and problem is AP is afraid of every game. he is scared to death. has no clue what to do. no tactics, bad subs, players out of position, clear man is lost. Colo is only one who can save him. but our manager is the worst and so lost we ll be extremely lucky to avoid releg

  • 81 scout // May 6, 2013 at 10:47 PM

    Sunderland could easily lose last 2 we sneak a draw and its party time. Draw at home to stoke was poor for them

  • 82 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:48 PM

    Alright then Catchy,
    I’ll get specially adapted arm bands and water imported from Siberia.

  • 83 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 10:48 PM

    i swear we need to change our clubs kit to Pink and black…just like Palermo. Its the sweet with the poor. Pink and Black. They also seem in trouble with some great players.

    I am acually in denial this is happening to my Newcastle. last seasons tribulations to this years utter agony. I just cant believe this is even possible.

    To me Pardew has shown he has no real tactical knowledge of the game whats worrying me is that Ash will cut of his nose to spite his face. He will let him run it just so he wont go back on his word. Insane…..His stubbornness to fire this man who is taking us down is just stupid.

  • 84 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 10:48 PM

    who sunderland got last game

  • 85 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 10:48 PM

    scout

    exactly. Saints r better team and wont lose. Scums are with a half team.

  • 86 scout // May 6, 2013 at 10:49 PM

    Spurs away

  • 87 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 10:49 PM

    nap

    on white heart lane. spurs will kill them

  • 88 IrishMan // May 6, 2013 at 10:49 PM

    Fulham have two difficult games (Liverpool at home and Swansea away). Let’s keep hoping.

  • 89 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 10:50 PM

    mackems goal diff is worth a point tho

  • 90 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 10:50 PM

    Belgrade fan…

    covece kako je ovo moguce da nam se opet desava..?

  • 91 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:50 PM

    Naptoon,
    Honestly ?

  • 92 scout // May 6, 2013 at 10:51 PM

    The manager at southampton is quality the bloke cant speak english and hes got them passing the leather off the ball

  • 93 toonLYF // May 6, 2013 at 10:51 PM

    What worries me, is how Pardew actually gained a certificate in managing with absolutely no tactical knowledge?

    Was the course easier back then or something? Serious question…

  • 94 lesh // May 6, 2013 at 10:51 PM

    Scout, I admire your optimism sir. Fingers crossed though..

  • 95 catchy in norway // May 6, 2013 at 10:51 PM

    79 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:48 PM

    might work,, but then again,, you think im cold blooded anyway ;)

  • 96 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 10:52 PM

    gorgo

    Pa sta ocekujes sa trenerom koji se ukenja pred svaku tekmu jer pojma nema sta da radi. bolje da damo 10M tom vlasniku QPR covek je ionako duzan ko grcka

  • 97 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 10:53 PM

    i had scum down for a win tonite on my predictor still rekon norwich down by goal diff from wigan

  • 98 catchy in norway // May 6, 2013 at 10:53 PM

    90 toonLYF

    who said you need that

    all you need to do is attend a course

    any one of us could do it

  • 99 Toon Tang // May 6, 2013 at 10:53 PM

    pardews constant playing of players out of position, is just him saying “im the boss, i run things round here, im top boy, i can tell these players exactly where to play and they will do it and love it whilst they do it”

    his stubborn big headedness ego inflated personality will be the death of this campaign officially

  • 100 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 10:54 PM

    jfa
    yup getting barby goodies with missus and kids was a big plastic boot

  • 101 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:54 PM

    Naptoon,
    A few years ago I saw a young gangly black kid in Eldon square with a pretty young lass, he was on crutches and dressed in an NUFC tracksuit, I wondered then was he a young player, looking back it must have been Sammy Ameobi.

  • 102 catchy in norway // May 6, 2013 at 10:55 PM

    uo??u???? ??d

  • 103 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 10:56 PM

    Ma nemogu da verujem….

    Hocu kosu da izcupam….uvek nam je klub u govnima. A ovaj trener je stvarno trobil. Nisam ga voleo od trena kad je dosao na vlast. Nije mi jasno ovakav veliki klub da mora ovako nesto da dozivljava jad i beda.

    Si iz Beograda jel? Odkad si za Newcastle?

  • 104 scout // May 6, 2013 at 10:56 PM

    Anyone remember the film the wild geese, pardew should play it before the qpr game, they rescued some fella we need to rescue 3 points.

  • 105 Munster Mag // May 6, 2013 at 10:56 PM

    Jail, tell me about it dude….Its down to us or Norwich boys, you can forget Wigan and the mack and tacks. If Norwich beat WBA , get ready for some visits to great clubs with great history – like Nottingham Forest! Yes mate, I’m miserable. I also cant unerdstand how many f**kwits there are on this site who think they are deeply intelligent by supporting Pardew. The same tools supported Ashleys non purchasing last summer….told us to wait till the summer transfer window closed ….when logical guys like me were screaming for investment. Then when Ashley BIZARRELY hands out a huge contract, they told me to respect continuity and stability. You couldnt make it up. Are these guys stooges for Ashkey llambias and their gambling friend who was out of a job, and walked into NUFC uncontested????

  • 106 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 10:57 PM

    Enough doom and gloom, go on Spennymoor plenty of black and whiters there.

  • 107 Joe Blog // May 6, 2013 at 10:57 PM

    I think Tucker’s Law applies to Pardew. If you don’t know what that is, then google it, too many profanities – I’ve had it embroidered onto a tea towel.

  • 108 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 10:58 PM

    remember when shola was gangly … he ran about a bit then

  • 109 eaststandgeordie1982 // May 6, 2013 at 10:58 PM

    3 massive games on sunday
    Qpr v us we need a win
    Scum v soton both need to win
    Norwich v WBA we all need norwich to lose

  • 110 toonLYF // May 6, 2013 at 10:58 PM

    catchy, i just assumed that as part of the football managerial course, they would teach football tactics. I mean crazy of me to think that i know, we all know being a manager in England just requires either a decent looking suit, or a tracksuit that you still have on from when you were 7.

  • 111 spitfire_ // May 6, 2013 at 10:58 PM

    So Pardew always use excuse with “injuries” but the scum can take a point after 60 mins play with 10 men and without they 3 best players… 4 if we count Gardner. What a pathetic pu$$ we have in charge, eh…

  • 112 Barras // May 6, 2013 at 10:59 PM

    Truly awful news regarding Toby Edwards; 29 years old and he suffered a fatal cardiac arrest. I can’t believe that.

    It seems like we both share a similar love for Ben Arfa,
    and I also hope we sign Aubeyemang,
    And obtain a new manager in the summer.

    God bless your soul Toby.

  • 113 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 10:59 PM

    iz Beograda. Newcastle uvek..
    imas vlasnika kojeg boli k… za klub I trenera koji je mega ocaj. ali sam siguran da cemo kupimo tekmu protiv QPR. vidis da svima prodaju da vrate dugove. ali to reci ovim Englezima nema svrxe. oni misle da je sve posteno. dobijamo QPR

  • 114 toonLYF // May 6, 2013 at 10:59 PM

    eaststandgeordie…

    you missed out our biggest game of the season.

    Wigan v Swansea tomorrow.

  • 115 stuart no9 // May 6, 2013 at 10:59 PM

    jimmysmith@66 — yeah your right we have quality on the pitch, however we havnt quality in the management department ,which sadly is much more important at this minute in time.

  • 116 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:00 PM

    quite honestly….

    i see it like this we dont win @ qpr we are 99% downed thats for sure.

  • 117 eaststandgeordie1982 // May 6, 2013 at 11:01 PM

    Toon

    Thats not on sunday

  • 118 BandB // May 6, 2013 at 11:01 PM

    I’ve thought this through.
    Tactically, strategically, mathematically, logically and eurythmically, and I know now what needs to be done.

    Yes God, it WAS me who got Fr Stanson’s hair-piece out of his desk and put it in with the guinea pig.
    And you got me. I was never truly penitent, despite what I said. He had no right to make me hungry and miss my dinner.
    But I solemnly promise to join the order of St Fatima of the Arsenal next Monday.
    If we can beat QPR

  • 119 Munster Mag // May 6, 2013 at 11:01 PM

    Naptoon at 94…why Norwich down and not us. Of course thats not outlandish, but what scores have you predicted , out of interest?

  • 120 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:02 PM

    Beograd

    Mislis ha? Kupujemo…kako znas? A mi bas i nemamo dugove ali QPR ima….mislim da vlasnik QPR-a ima vise kinte nego ovaj nes debeljuca….

    ja sam isto iz BG-a ali ne zivim vise u Srbiji…. Odrastao sam puno godina u Juzno Africkoj republici i od 12 godine gledam Newcastle…uvek sam ih voleo….Zbog KK u to doba…

    koja smo mi opaka ekipa bila…..suze mi krenu….

  • 121 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 11:03 PM

    We all know it should have never have come to this but like I said if we dont reach the sacred forty points then the ownership doesnt deserve to stay up.

  • 122 scout // May 6, 2013 at 11:04 PM

    How? draw at qpr, mackems lose 2 we stay up . Saints will beat sunderland

  • 123 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:04 PM

    Jail ..

    100% agree

  • 124 Newcastle9 // May 6, 2013 at 11:05 PM

    i personally think that we will stay up for the fact we have quality in our team but however next season i would sack Pardew get in a young manager like Roberto Martinez or Gus poyet and get a real number 9 like Carroll or Benteke

  • 125 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:05 PM

    qpr ima dugove, nekix 20-30 mil su uzeli zajam od banke. I taj njixov je suvlasnik valjda, a I sad kad su ispali gleda da vrati kintu, sta njemu znaci jedna tekma kad su vec druga liga…

  • 126 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 11:06 PM

    Belgrade fan,
    Ye bemte o glavo moi bråte.
    Chivole.

  • 127 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:08 PM

    haha
    jebem te u glavu moj brate.
    ziveli.
    but y r good

  • 128 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 11:08 PM

    norwich 0 wba 0
    man city 3 norwich 1
    39 points -24 goal diff

    wigan 3 swans 0
    arse 3 wigan 0
    wigan 1 villa 1
    39 points -22 goal diff (i think)

    qpr 1 toon 2
    toon 1 arse 1
    42 points -22 goal diff (offhand i think)

  • 129 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:09 PM

    iskreno…. ne znam ali se nadam….. meni nije jasno kako ovakva grupa igraca moze ovde da padne..

    ne znam da li ti znas zasto se HBA tako ugojio…ja bi ceo trenerski tim odpustio….niko ne valja…. fitness nevalja nista…

  • 130 scout // May 6, 2013 at 11:09 PM

    You can make 90% on your money on a Wigan win tomorrow, some people here have them over the line, think again boys

  • 131 toonluvva // May 6, 2013 at 11:10 PM

    I know that relegated teams get parachute payments for four years, and it may be as high as £23m for the first year.

    This will be cold comfort to Ashley who still consider it to be £40m lost in year 1 and more for each of the next 3 years.

    He will also bemoan the loss of free TV advertising every time that we would have been televised in the PL.

    I still stand by my assertion that Llambias and Pardew have to go at the end of this season. Failure to do so will only postpone our drop into the championship by 12 months.

    On a happier note, whilst Stoke were an absolute disgrace tonight against Sunderland IMO, I expect Southampton to provide a greater challenge on Sunday, and Spurs will be pushing for a CL place on the last day of the season.

    All this points to an absolute need for a WIN at QPR, no taking a draw and hoping for the best.

    Once again, I still believe that Wigan will not get enough points to get above us, but a team of our stature should not be in this position in the first place.

  • 132 naptoon // May 6, 2013 at 11:10 PM

    optimistic with arse score i know but they owe us a performance

  • 133 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:12 PM

    los trener, los vlasnik, menadzer, fitness team, nista ne valja….
    zato se I desava ovo. I ako ne promene za sledecu sezonu sve, opet ce bude ovako, mogu kupe koga god xoce

  • 134 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 11:14 PM

    Gorgonzola,
    Ye bemte u oushi moi brate,
    Kvhala

  • 135 toonLYF // May 6, 2013 at 11:15 PM

    hey lads, at least we’re financially sound…and will be even more so when i get my hands on this seasons review dvd – the most hotly anticipated dvd of the year!

  • 136 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:15 PM

    imas pravo….

    trulo do kosti…..

    Mene iskreno boli zbog sledecih igraca… Cabaye, HBA, Santon.

    Izasno su mi prirasli srcu a za druge me boli kurac…

    Nikad nemogu da zaboravim kad ga nas trener nije igrao HBA skoro pola sezone debil… a kada je klinac usao rasturio je…

    Jos momak veli da voli Newcastle pa necemu pomoci ako idemo dole….

    bas fuj.

  • 137 spitfire_ // May 6, 2013 at 11:15 PM

    Belgrade, Zdravo from Bulgaria!

  • 138 yo-yo // May 6, 2013 at 11:16 PM

    BandB

    The lapsed are always in purgatory.
    Even if the Toon were one point away from the CL

  • 139 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:16 PM

    Jail you wrote everything wrong :D

  • 140 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:16 PM

    spitfire pozdrav drugar

  • 141 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:17 PM

    Bugarska….najbolje kurve Beograd I Bugarska. no competition

  • 142 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 11:17 PM

    Belgrade fan,
    I worked in Greece many years ago with lads from Belgrade,
    Dobra Viche.

  • 143 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:19 PM

    ow yeah jail for Ashley?

    How come?

  • 144 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:19 PM

    viche-vece. the rest is good. and since I realize your favorite word is yebemm te= jebem te.

  • 145 Laurent Robert 32 // May 6, 2013 at 11:19 PM

    You know Pardew hasn’t a clue because his ‘defensive’ style isn’t even to just keep possession of the ball for extended periods.
    It is literally to play half an hour or full second halves like it’s the last few minutes of a game and the home team are throwing the kitchen sink at you, sort of thing.

    It’s tactically inept management and is a final resort when you are out of ideas. The man has no ideas, the corner horror show is testament to that. Not even an attempt to try stuff to the near post to be flicked on or movement drills. It’s appalling.

    Even going a goal ahead you can still control
    the game by passing and moving, letting the ball do the work, but he doesn’t, because he literally doesn’t know how.

    His failure to see basic tactical errors and poor player selections are showing him up for all to see. The man is literally deluded.

    Good coaching is simply improving players through practical drills and demos. If the players aren’t producing as a team, then the coaching isn’t working. Coaching and man-management are everything in football.

  • 146 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 11:21 PM

    Gorgo ,
    Spelling in Serbian isn’t my strong point,
    English isn’t always the best either.

  • 147 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:22 PM

    we ll practice together, don’t worry.

  • 148 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:22 PM

    lads i am off…

    hopefully i wont hit depression come sunday…

    hwtl!!!

    Pardew out!

  • 149 spitfire_ // May 6, 2013 at 11:25 PM

    Zdravo gorgonzola. Nice to see other guys from the balkans here. I guess you like more Partizan than Crvena Zvezda. :D

  • 150 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 11:25 PM

    Gorgon,
    Dobra vece moj brate.

  • 151 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:26 PM

    Zvezda and Part are dead clubs, no money, cheaters, very bad. I like Bulgarian whores :)) so f******g goood

  • 152 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:27 PM

    Bulgarian whores- the best

  • 153 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:28 PM

    Jail
    dobrO

  • 154 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // May 6, 2013 at 11:29 PM

    Indeed…

    But when I was a kid I was a Red Star fan :D whcn I got older it was Partizan all the way…

    Laku Noc Jail for Ashley..

    Belgrade fan translate to him if he doesnt know :D

  • 155 belgrade fan // May 6, 2013 at 11:30 PM

    Must go. see y 2morrow. Bulg whores rule

  • 156 Mark the Mag // May 6, 2013 at 11:35 PM

    Sick of this evil that reigns over our club, chairman and manager. I will be there after last game of the season hoping for another riot against this scum treating us like fools.

  • 157 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 11:40 PM

    Mark the mag,
    I will be at the match but will refrain from rioting as…..

  • 158 KevinHann // May 6, 2013 at 11:49 PM

    Spitfire, where from?

  • 159 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 11:53 PM

    Kevinhamm,
    Don’t say youre a bloody foreigner as well , no wonder you’re spooky !

  • 160 KevinHann // May 6, 2013 at 11:55 PM

    May be spooky, but I’m devoted :) Have been over the past 18 years, about 2/3 of my life.

  • 161 stuart no9 // May 6, 2013 at 11:55 PM

    belgrade fan @ — na your wrong mate , – it wasnt like that at all !

  • 162 KevinHann // May 6, 2013 at 11:56 PM

    And yeah, I’m a foreigner. Haven’t been in England yet.

  • 163 Jail for Ashley // May 6, 2013 at 11:58 PM

    You’re definitely spooky and so are your twitter followers, tonights result wasn’t the worst in the world but makes our result against QPR imperative.

  • 164 KevinHann // May 6, 2013 at 11:58 PM

    Plus if you think I’m spooky, wait till you see my FM formation – you’d think Pardew is a tactical maverick!

  • 165 KevinHann // May 6, 2013 at 11:59 PM

    Come on, if I’m going to spam for followers, can’t I at least add a bit of ambiguous flair to it?

  • 166 Jail for Ashley // May 7, 2013 at 12:01 AM

    Kevinhann,
    All welcome here as long as we’re toon fans, even the occasional mackem shows face but not that many.

  • 167 Mark the Mag // May 7, 2013 at 12:04 AM

    Jail
    Why not, you know you want to, it makes sense. Not even a little one ?

  • 168 stuart no9 // May 7, 2013 at 12:06 AM

    ok — i’m totally confused.

    for all you lot who say we will survive coz we have quality on the pitch, or in the team , how will that determine if we stay up or go down ?
    I really cant see the connection here !

  • 169 Jail for Ashley // May 7, 2013 at 12:18 AM

    Stuart9,
    Put your confusion away, if we beat QPR, I reckon we are 96.5% safe, if we don’t manage to beat the already doomed QPR then there is a good chance we have to really prove ourselves against Arsenal if we dont get at least three points then the owners deserve to take this club down.

  • 170 curmon // May 7, 2013 at 12:27 AM

    If Wigan win tomorrow night we will be relegated. It is as simple as that.

  • 171 stuart no9 // May 7, 2013 at 12:27 AM

    jail — i could understand it if we were playing the kind of football required to get out of this mess , as it is we are playing our worst football of the season – so i think regardless of the quality in the team , it dosnt matter one bit how good you are if you are not allowed to play , and have to follow the managers rules. !

  • 172 EastEndMagpie // May 7, 2013 at 12:54 AM

    my god you would think we had just got relegated looking at some of these comments… bloody hell….. we played alright on saturday, i was there, and all the travelling fans thought the same, that was a good point, if we can hold out the hammers we can hold out a gutless qpr, and early goal will kill them, im predicting 3-0 to the toon, then we are on 41.

    norwich, sunderland and wigan have harder games, wigan have 3 in a week and beassajour is out, he does a lot for them… have faith, even if wigan win they still have to beat arsenal away and villa, aswell as play city in between, if swansea win tommorow its curtains for them… then the scum, ok they got a point, they needed to win as southampton will want to get the 3 pints a lot more that stoke did, and they have lost gardner, they got southampton and then spurs AWAY last game of the season…..

    Then norwich, they NEED to win as much as we do except we play qpr and they have to play west brom, id much rather have our fixture, cos if they lose, they have city away last game,

    we beat qpr, 41 points, and then we are safe i think… and then if we get anything out of the arsenal game, i think it will be a bonus, but we could even lose to qpr, and still survive, for all we know, wigan could ge battered tommorow, lose another 1 or 2 to injury, play the final and then end up knackered for tuesdays game against arsenal and lose there, and then lose last game? you dont know… everyone is so negative, i know we have had a piss poor season by all means but now is the time to back your bloody team and try and be positive.

    We where so unlucky not to win on saturday, cabaye controlled the game and looked very up for the fight, tiote had his best game ive seen him play all season by far, colo was a rock at the back and the whole team looked more comfortable with him playing, m’biwa was absolutely solid at left back, simmo was solid a right back and actually debuchy could learn a thing or 2 about actually DEFENDING of that lad, elliot was good in goal and made 3 or 4 great saves, which where more or less all he had to do, goufy was very unlucky not too score and played well, and so did – believe it or not – shola, when he came on and he was also a handful for the back 4 and was unlucky not to score, and benny looked so, so good first half, unplayable, just lacking sharpness with his shooting and passing/vision, i came away from the game with alot of positives in my mind performance wise from a lot of players, i honestly think benny will rip qpr a new a*sehole, have faith lads cos if we dont, no f*****r will, media want us down so last thing we should do is start giving up ourselves and not having faith in the lads. HWTL

  • 173 south coast toon // May 7, 2013 at 8:38 AM

    watch sunderland play they wanted that last night with 10 men they got level and wanted to win, wigan look like a side who wont let themselve get beet, we look like a side who are more than happy with a draw, we have no fight and cant score, are defence is better for having simpson and collo back, it is out of our hands now and we r deluded if we think we have a good chance of stain up, im getting used to the fact we deserve to be down on footballing grounds, we dont desercve to stay up just because we,ve got a team full of internals




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