Alan Pardew should be holding his press conference later today for the home match against Hull City on Saturday, and if Newcastle show the form they showed last Saturday at Villa park we must had a good shot at getting our fourth win in a row and our third in the league – and we could even be in the top six in the Premier League after five games played.
Alan Pardew - has got the lads playing well
It’s early days yet, we know, but the doom and gloom that was evident at the end of the transfer window is quickly being replaced with excitement and anticipation as Newcastle have won their last three games. and are currently 88th top of the league – the highest we have been in twelve months after a terrible campaign last season.
Newcastle fans were disappointed, frustrated and annoyed that Newcastle could only bring Loic Remy in on loan, but just think if we had not brought any players in during January and all the acquisitions has been in the summer for this year.
We would have said that signing Mathieu Debuchy, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Moussa Sissoko, Massadio Haidara, Yoan Gouffran and Loic Remy in the summer would have been a very successful transfer window for us.
But because five of them were brought in early they have started the season with some experience of the Premier League, and that’s now showing through with some of their performances – and even Loic Remy had PL experience with QPR.
That;s one positive wat of looking at our transfer dealings this year, although we were still disappointed we could add to those players in the summer.
The game against Hull City is one we should win on paper, but these can often be the most difficult games to win, and Hull under Geordie manager Steve Bruce are a very decent side, with new acquisitions Tom Huddlestone and Jake Livermore from Tottenham have made a huge difference in their midfield.
It will not be easy on Saturday, but with indications there will be a crowd of over 50,000 at the game, it’s not beyond the realm of possibility we can win that game, and Geordie spirits will continue to soar – and that cannot be bad.
Then we have Leeds United the following Wednesday at home in the Capital One Cup, and then a very tough game at Everton the following weekend.
What do you think?
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