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Newcastle Youngster Wins Goal Of The Month Award – Video

1:19 pm, Thursday, September 17th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 35 Comments

18 year-old Adam Armstrong has won the Coventry City Goal of the Month award for August – and it´s not surprising that his great chip after 6 minutes of the game at Milwall won the award, with Coventry going on to win the game 4-0.

Armstrong had a superb game and scored a brace in the first half.

adam armstrong aftre scoring coventry at milwall

Adam Armstrong – on loan at Coventry City until January

Here´s that wonderful goal – we may need Adam in January if we cannot score those goals.

Comments welcome.

Tags: Adam Armstrong · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Premier League

35 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Mick // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:22 PM

    does it make sense though, or is it an excuse so they can continue to tread water by doing as little as possible but just enough to survive, good players settle into teams quite quickly, look at Soton last season, we should have bought a lot more imho, we are still short of a striker, still need a CB, poor cover at full back, and in Anita and Colback we have a midfield power house which is powder puff and Championship standard at best, assuming that some players will do well and move on to bigger and better clubs, and also assuming that some players just won’t cut it in the PL then how will a continuation of this summers policy improve us, I have my doubts that it will, we should have went for wholesale changes and then correct any weakness’ in future windows when these weakness’ appear.

  • 2 Jail for Ashley // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:24 PM

    No worries pal, what a pleasant day with Jib away 😀

  • 3 Jail for Ashley // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:26 PM

    Will Maccas ‘judge me after ten games’ come back to haunt him, I bloody hope not, three points is an absolute must on Saturday.

  • 4 SPRINGY // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:28 PM

    teams for sat

    the side i think we’ll see

  • 5 Jail for Ashley // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:28 PM

    I hope Armstrong isn’t brought back in January to be given five minute cameos every other game.

  • 6 SPRINGY // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:29 PM

    it myt come back to haunt him like…he need sto try a few thing s before then like

  • 7 SPRINGY // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:33 PM

    im not convinced that armstrong will come back at all…..the way premier league sides set up now with one up cant see him having the physical height or strength to play up by himself…..and a doubt macca would be strong enough to give him his chance….he’ll probs have a canny season down there and sign for them next summer

  • 8 bettyswallocks // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:36 PM

    Mick…. I replied on previous thread.

  • 9 Blackley and Brownlie // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:37 PM

    You’re right. It’s about who made the call on our recruitment. Is it the chief recruitment officer who provides the names of incoming and outgoings and values them? Or is it the administrator/non footballing executive who negotiates the deals in accordance with the chief recruitment officer’s advice? Surely, you’re not saying that a non footballing executive can select players from a shortlist and decide for himself their worth in terms of fees and wages? The chances are Lucky Lee has never heard of half the players that old Mr Carr identifies. Or do we now speculate that he has enjoyed much success at football manager and so is perfectly well qualified to do it his way?

  • 10 Jail for Ashley // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:37 PM

    I think we need to start playing with two strikers.

  • 11 Jail for Ashley // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:39 PM

    Alex Ferguson took the plaudits for Ronaldo and the grief for Djemba Djemba. That’s how it should be.

  • 12 Blackley and Brownlie // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:45 PM

    Jail @11
    Totally agree.

    And BTW, I found you can’t beat a “Spigen” phone case. Worth paying the bit extra for the quality.

  • 13 bettyswallocks // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:47 PM

    I still think Rivière might have a role to play. Apart from putting the ball in the net, the rest of what he does isn’t too bad. Maybe Black can instill some confidence in him.

  • 14 bettyswallocks // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:49 PM

    Jail…… Maybe you could get the broken one fixed and sell it on eBay.

  • 15 firebug666 // Sep 17, 2015 at 1:59 PM

    Given the right formation it’s possible that Riviere and Mitrovic could become a decent attacking pair along with Wijnaldum, de Jong, and Perez / Thauvin / Arrons.

    On paper these look like a really good midfield attack options. Ah well just a thought Riviere / Mitrovic and a decent midfield.

  • 16 Bobbybee // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM

    Must be just me then, but I ain’t panicking yet 🙂 Macca inherited a team in chaos and bereft of confidence and it’s going to take time. No idea what Monday night was about – it was very poor – but there’s plenty time to put it right. He wanted 10-12 games at the start and I said I’d give him that then. Why would I change now? Very winnable games are coming up – home and away – that we can take points from and that will change the outlook altogether. Not the time to turn on the players/coaches after five games. They need time, so why not give them it? Just a suggestion.

  • 17 hibbit // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:02 PM

    bobby how much time do you think is fair ?

  • 18 bettyswallocks // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:05 PM

    Bobby…… Deep down do you really believe that our present squad could achieve things?

  • 19 Tsunki // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:06 PM

    I said when he first started the time to worry is if we are still languishing in the bilge come Crimbo. Wouldn’t be fair to start the out campaign when we gave Pardew years would it. I still think that the squad is more an accountants one than a sportsman’s. It’s a bit of a committee horse and SM is still trying to cobble it together. I think he needs at least three more signings and about 6 players out to get this ship steadied.

  • 20 Blackley and Brownlie // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:08 PM

    You know when your lass sends you down the shops with her list of ingredients for Spanish omelettes. She’s the chef; you’re the gofer.

    Does she say, “Get what you can?” Or does she say, “Make sure you get the eggs and tomatoes?”

    Have you ever got all the ingredients bar the eggs? And said to her, “There you go, love. I didn’t get the eggs though because they were too expensive. But don’t worry about it. I can get them for half the price from an old farmer in the hills when I up there next week”?

  • 21 bettyswallocks // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:10 PM

    Firebug….. Rivière and Mitro are strong enough and skilful enough to lead the line and hold it up. You never know, but we have to make the best of what we have for a few months.

  • 22 hibbit // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:10 PM

    i always thought the first 8 games were going to be hard …..i thought 8 points from the first 8 games was ok……. the next home game will have a big impact on the amount of support given….. most people i talk to think this should be an easy win………. after monday night i am not so sure

  • 23 Bobbybee // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:12 PM

    B&B. As far as I’m aware, the way it works is that the head coach informs the board what sort of player he requires. Graham Carr then looks through his list of already scouted players for a suitable candidate. Failing that, he scouts more. Then it’s over to Charnley to get the best possible deal for the club and back to the HC to make it work. This window, I think the players were decided on before Macca came in, although I’d be surprised if he had no say in it at all. Obviously, the player we might want might not be available, so there’s more than one option to pick from. I think we might see it work better over the next two windows, due to Macca having input from the off. The board need to make this work, because Ashley’s handed transfers over to them and demanded value for money. In other words, it’s on their heads.

  • 24 bettyswallocks // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:14 PM

    Blackley….. There are no tomatoes in a traditional Spanish omelette. Eggs, onions, potatoes and garlic.

  • 25 Ibizatoon // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:14 PM

    Blackley…I’m doing some work at the minute. As I said, I’m out of this conversation for now.

    You keep trying to apply logic to an illogical situation though. I’m sure you’ll reach a definitve answer soon enough.

    A little hint: It’s that we don’t know who makes those calls or why.

    And stop taking the piss out of me because I’m single! (joke. Well, not that I’m single, that’s true.)

  • 26 firebug666 // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:14 PM


    They do say there are no easy games in the premiership… That is of cause unless you are playing Newcastle United.

  • 27 Blackley and Brownlie // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:14 PM

    What do you say to your mother in law when she comes round for her tea? Have you got a recipe comprising only peppers and onions?

  • 28 Blackley and Brownlie // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:23 PM

    Is that what you’d say to your mother in law when she’s famished and blaming you? Eh? “You keep trying to apply logic to an illogical situation though, dear.”

  • 29 Bobbybee // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:25 PM

    Hibbett, difficult to put a fixed time on it mate, but a minimum of 10-12 games to see how the team works – or doesn’t. He said the time to really judge was next summer, when the spending was finished for now. That sounds reasonable, as long as the goods are delivered.

    Betty, not our present squad no. But the rebuild has just begun and it will take time. This is the squad that just escaped, with a few additions, so I’d be amazed if it was good enough. With the money mentioned, we can average over 15m each for first team places – average. We can assemble a canny team with that and that was all part of the plan. No quick fix, but I’m confident we won’t go down with this squad and looking forward to the additions yet to arrive. The time he asked for is the least I’ll give him because it appears fair to me.

  • 30 Blackley and Brownlie // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:32 PM

    “I did get the prawns on your list though, dear. Special price too. You can rustle up a smashing paella tomorrow tonight when they’re defrosted.”

  • 31 BandB // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:36 PM


    I agree with you completely that last season’s relegation-haunted squad isn’t going to be turned into top eight contenders in a single window and 10 games under a new coaching regime.
    I’m also surprised that it now goes without saying that last season’s squad was diabolical, as that view was far from unanimous at the time.
    I think people are “panicking” because they think we look off the pace for a top eight finish and a cup, and on that timetable, a turnaround sooner rather than later would be required.
    That’s why I would like the club to admit that “top eight and a cup” was probably a slight bit of over-marketing for this season, and that Colocinni has given a fair assessment of where we stand right now.

  • 32 jimmysmith // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:39 PM

    Arma might make it at Newcastle if we sign Raheem Sterling and Jesus Navas to get behind defenders and rifle chances into the box for him, otherwise, slim. The kids a striker with a build like Paul Scholes. In this league, it’s hard to see a future for him.

  • 33 bettyswallocks // Sep 17, 2015 at 2:44 PM

    Bobby….. I’m not apportioning blame or advocating a McClaren out campaign at this stage. It is just disappointing to realise so early in the season to realise we’re not good enough.
    However as I said earlier if this is a genuine work in progress then ok.

  • 34 Blackley and Brownlie // Sep 17, 2015 at 3:01 PM

    No tomatoes in a traditional Spanish omelette? I dont think Ibiza or his lass knew that. I better tell wor lass. Well at least Ibiza got some tomatoes on his shopping trip and gave his mother in law a tomato sandwich.

  • 35 loonie-toon // Sep 17, 2015 at 4:50 PM

    Arma on fire keep it up

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