Carver Trying To Get Newcastle Out Of Free-Fall

John Carver was at Derby last night to run the rule over players like Siem de Jong and Facundo Ferreyra who played for the Newcastle U21 side who lost 4-0, and he will be at Leicester tonight to run the rule over our opponents on Saturday – Leicester City – who will play Chelsea tonight at the King Power Stadium.

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John Carver – at Derby last night – at Leicester tonight

It’s just amazing that the club has put John Carver in charge of the team, and even though he seems to be almost completely out of his depth and has just two wins in 16 games this year – and 11 defeats – they are still trusting that John can pull us out of our relegation dive.

What gives them any confidence that he will be able to do that?

As usual, it looks like the club is hoping we can get by – as we did last year at this time – but at that time we had a lot more points on the board than we had in January this year, and Ashley thought we were safe.

Think again.

We’re a bit sick of having to get by after Mike Ashley makes money in the January transfer windows, and puts the team at risk at the same time.

This is what John has said on nufcTV today about his travels:

“It’s a very important week and it needs to be done.” “Nigel has got a bit of stick with people saying ‘what team are you going to put out?’ but it’s his prerogative.”

“He’s the manager of the football club and he can put whatever team he wants out. If he thinks he can get a result – and they’ve had some great results of recent times – then he’ll put whatever team he thinks is best.”

“We can’t afford to worry about that. I’ll be there to run a rule over the game and see what we can pick out of it.” “It might give us some idea of what team he will play on Saturday because it’s a quick turnaround.”

There’s not many fans think we can win the game on Saturday and do something to save ourselves, rather than just hope the teams below us will not put a string of wins together like Leicester and Hull have done recently.

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It’s a very bad situation to be in and the club has brought this completely on itself by some dumb decisions Ashley and Charnley made in January.

So in that way we probably deserve to be relegated.

Comments welcome.

7 comments so far

  • Belfast

    Apr 29, 2015 at 3:30 PM

    Comment #1

    I hope he doesn’t forget his notepad and crayons

  • dok - the horrid colonial

    Apr 29, 2015 at 3:33 PM

    Comment #2

    cue tom petty.. “freefalling”

  • mindshaft

    Apr 29, 2015 at 3:40 PM

    Comment #3

    Well luckily Pearson doesn’t need to worry which team Carver will put out as he’s already told him – ither managers must love playing toon – a certain 3 points and a cretin for a manager

  • barkel

    Apr 29, 2015 at 3:43 PM

    Comment #4

    He must have a fair idea what team they’re going to play on Saturday already. I’d be far more concerned about what team you’ll put out John!

  • jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew

    Apr 29, 2015 at 3:45 PM

    Comment #5

    I am so happy we are at the Beach house the weekend!

    …no point in ruining a perfectly good weekend by watching us crash and burn once again…just hope Sunderland doesn’t win.

  • Belfast

    Apr 29, 2015 at 3:48 PM

    Comment #6

    Jesper you have a house on a beach? Interesting.

    Is it flat pack?

  • lesh

    Apr 29, 2015 at 5:15 PM

    Comment #7

    dok – the horrid colonial

    You a closet Tom Petty fan?

    If so, have a look at this….


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