With close to 5,000 readers having cast their votes in our poll on where we will finish in the Premier League this season, two in three think Newcastle will finish anywhere from 7th to 10th place – so that has to make it official.
And that should suit Mike Ashley since his goal seems to be to have Newcastle finish in the top ten, with no threat of relegation – that seems to be the perfect season as far as the owner is concerned.
And only 1% think we will finish in the bottom three and be relegated.
Here are the results of the poll so far, and there is still time to vote – one vote per reader – to get a fair cross-section of fans’ opinions.
It remains to be seen if Newcastle will make an attempt to win a trophy this season for the first time in 45 years – how bold can you get? – by fielding strong teams in the League (Capital One) Cup and the FA Cup.
We hope they do just that – field strong teams and win something – but I’m getting carried away again.
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