In our poll on the outcome of our first Premier League game today at home to PL Champions Manchester City, close to 50% think we will lose again – for the 11th time in a row.
First few games very important for Alan Pardew
Here are the results of our poll at the moment with over 3,500 readers having already cast their vote.
And in case you haven’t already voted now’s the time to get that vote in.
About one in four fans think we will win the game – and one in four think we can get a draw, which would be a very good result for us.
But it’s going to be important for Alan Pardew to get the team off to a decent start this season, otherwise he could be under severe pressure, given the poor results of the previous two seasons – and especially the second half of last season when we seemed to just fall apart.
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