Video – McClaren´s Sky Interview – Players Must Stick Together

Steve McClaren was fairly positive after today´s 2-1 defeat to Watford and he praised Newcastle’s second half spirit and performance, which was a big improvement over the first half.

We did create some chances in the final 45 minutes, but only right-back Daryl Janmaat was able to score – and the Dutch right back again had a good game for the Magpies.

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Steve McClaren on the touchline today

Here is Steve McClaren´s Sky Sports interview after the game today.

Comments welcome.

19 comments so far

  • GeordieTwo

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:14 PM

    Comment #1

    Spot on Steve. Let’s see now, Chelsea and Man City next….so 2 points from the first 8 matches. Looking further ahead in desperation……mmmmm….Norwich, mackems and Stoke. There’s got to be a point in there somewhere…..please tell me there’s a point in there somewhere….

  • JamesToon

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:15 PM

    Comment #2

    Funny how when we were being linked with James Tomkins for £10m and people saying that would be a rip off, bet any nufc fan would take him for £10m now

  • check the toastie

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:15 PM

    Comment #3

    We will turn it around.

    Keep the faith…

  • GeordieTwo

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:15 PM

    Comment #4

    Yarrrrggg!!! Why didn’t we pay the extra 2M and get Charlie?? Charlie!!!! We need you!!!!

  • hibbit

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:16 PM

    Comment #5

    like i said before the game what happens if watford beat us well they did in all departments the players are poor the system is so out of date most school teams know how to play against we can not defend and we have no threat going forward we got beat by a poor team because we gave them way to much room and respect…..the crowed are starting to loose patience with Mc and the players at the end

  • GeordieTwo

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:17 PM

    Comment #6

    Please Charlie!!! Forgive us for being penny pinching twats!!! We’re begging you!!!!

  • check the toastie

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:20 PM

    Comment #7

    Williamson offers more than Collocini, he would have attacked the ball that ended up with Deeney having freedom of the pitch and launched it away.

    Small things cost points.

    Cisse’s miss first half with left foot hopefully sees him out the door.

    That’s from somebody who backed him over Demba Ba. How wrong I was.

    We do have really good players, but utter shite dilutes them

  • Charlie in the Gallowgate

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:22 PM

    Comment #8

    Well well nearly got the score right had Watford for a 2-0 win.
    Just got in from the game another woeful performance and that’s from the manager never mind the team.
    And how can he be fairly positive with that shit we dealt out
    Why drop Anita for Colback and play one up front
    Get rid of the wally with the brollie as he has not got a idea.
    nailed on for relegation.
    I cannot see where we are going to get our first Premiership win this season.
    Mackems game now is a game for who takes bottom spot.
    My MOM Janmaat least he looked like he cared Thauvin did OK but looks lightweight Mbemba Ok. Colback Hiadara – shit Colocini and Cissse not much better.

    my predictions I made after the WHA game…
    TOONS?Fixtures up to New Year
    Premier League
    Newcastle v Watford Sat 19 Sep 15:00 loose
    Newcastle v Chelsea Sat 26 Sep 17:30 loose

    Man City v Newcastle Sat 3 Oct 15:00 loose
    Newcastle v Norwich Sun 18 Oct 16:00 draw
    Sunderland v Newcastle Sun 25 Oct 12:00 loose
    Newcastle v Stoke Sat 31 Oct 15:00 draw

    Bournemouth v Newcastle Sat 7 Nov 12:45 draw
    Newcastle v Leicester Sat 21 Nov 15:00 draw
    Crystal Palace v Newcastle Sat 28 Nov 15:00 loose

    Newcastle v Liverpool Sat 5 Dec 15:00 loose
    Tottenham v Newcastle Sat 12 Dec 15:00 loose
    Newcastle v Aston Villa Sat 19 Dec 15:00 win
    Newcastle v Everton Sat 26 Dec 15:00 loose
    West Brom v Newcastle Mon 28 Dec 15:00 draw

  • GeordieTwo

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:24 PM

    Comment #9

    Now we’re arguing Willo over Colo!!! The horror lads!! It’s no use….I’m going to sulk now…..

  • Blackley and Brownlie

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:26 PM

    Comment #10

    Old Mr Carr uses £45m to add four youngsters untested in the Prem to his poor relegation haunted squad; fails to impress on Mr Charnley the need for Austin; gets rid of his big money flop of last year; and keeps a mass of deadwood.

  • GeordieTwo

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:27 PM

    Comment #11

    So that would give us 10 points from the first 19 games if my math is correct Charlie @8. That looks a bit optimistic to me mate. 😯

  • jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:27 PM

    Comment #12

    GT mate…I haven’t looked at the stats but are we creating any goal scoring chances?

  • usmagpie

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:28 PM

    Comment #13

    Well I went against my better judgment and watched the match, I actually cannot believe I still have a big screen to watch. Why is Steve M going out with such a defensive team, why do all these other clubs with two forwards win matches, why does he play people in the wrong positions, why isn’t Janmatt playing upfront instead of CISSE who just isn’t interested. ( I know Janmatt idea is a contradiction). He seems like the only player that can score, why is Perez on the wing when he proved last season he could score goal as a striker, why is my head hurting. Why do I wake up at 4.30 am – 6.00 am to watch this shit. The only bright light from all this why and shit is the mackems are below us in the league.

  • Charlie in the Gallowgate

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:30 PM

    Comment #14

    Geordie two
    can you see us getting more than ten points?

  • hibbit

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:31 PM

    Comment #15

    by the way first rendering of sack the board could be heard in the milburn stand it was like old times ……..Charlie this wally is no better then caver does not have a clue working with a system that’s way past its sell by date we gave the far to much space far to much time and far to much respect the looked like the home team

  • Jail for Ashley

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:32 PM

    Comment #16

    We let a manager who had won two games all year take over a team that had won two games all year, a manager that was desperate to manage in the PL with anybody but us. A manager that still remained in the Championship while plenty of PL clubs replaced theirs. We didn’t let him choose any players but let a league two scout and an after dinner speaker choose them for him, he was happy with this arrangement such was his desperation to manage in the PL with anybody but us !

  • GeordieTwo

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:33 PM

    Comment #17

    I’m not sure Charlie @14. Are we playing any girls teams in the next few weeks? Young girls I mean…..

  • Jail for Ashley

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:36 PM

    Comment #18

    I’d love to say relegation would sefve Ashley right, but it is us that suffers as him and his odious sidekicks make decisions that affect our lives.

  • Tsunki

    Sep 19, 2015 at 7:36 PM

    Comment #19

    Can you remember the days when fellow bloggers used to complain about HBA and Jonas Gutierrez? If they were still here we would be counting on them to pull us out of this mess. Look what we have to complain about now, infinitely more variety. These players need to get it into their heads that you need to work hard and not act like the under 18 team getting a lesson off the pros.


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