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Janmaat – If You Don´t Give 100% In Premier League You Get Killed

11:37 pm, Sunday, October 4th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 52 Comments

Daryl Janmaat was one of the few players willing to give an interview after the 6-1 mauling we took at the Etihad on Saturday so once again the Dutchman showed his courage – which he also happens to show on the field too.

Fabricio Coloccini should be one of the players ho speaks after each defeat like this – Steve McClaren should demand it – whoever is the captain.

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Daryl Janmaat – offers no excuses

Sergio Aguero scored five goals at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday and the world-class striker equalled the record number of goals scored in one PL game.

Alan Shearer also holds the record when he scored 5 goals against Sheffield Wednesday in Sir Bobby Robson´s debut game as manager at St. James’ Park in September 1999.

We won that game 8-0.

Daryl offered no excuses for what happened in that disastrous second half at the Etihad on Saturday:

“There are no excuses,” “We have to stand up. We have had a tough eight games. It wasn’t good enough, but we have to look forward and start getting points.”

“Everybody knows that’s not good enough – that 10 minutes in the second half.” “I feel sorry for them. We had a lot of supporters here.”

“They saw a very good first half, but then in the second half wasn’t good for them and they don’t deserve it.”

“We are very disappointed, especially after the first half. It was really good, and then in 10 minutes we lost the game.”

“Aguero is a very good player, but you can’t allow him to score five times. We needed to stop him.”

“We know it’s tough in the Premier League is tough, but you have to play 100% otherwise you get killed.”

It´s good that Daryl tells the truth there – it must have been terrible for those fans to see a Newcastle team capitulate in that second half.

It was very hard to watch and let´s hope that stuff doesn´t happen again this season.

The least our players have to do is give 100% in every single situation during every single game.

Comments welcome.

Tags: Daryl Janmaat · Interview · Newcastle News · Premier League · Press Conference

52 responses so far ↓

  • 1 banjax // Oct 4, 2015 at 11:44 PM

    The difference in ambition between NUFC and Liverpool was shown today in a no nonsense sacking of Brendan Rogers for losing 4 out of 11 games. That is the aspiration that Mike Ashley has to show for Newcastle and it must be now. Even Sunderland’s experienced Dick Advocaat resigned because he knew he’d taken the club as far as he could after a run of 7 miserable results. I can only hope that Newcastle don’t wait too long to change things before it becomes too late !

  • 2 ToonArfa // Oct 4, 2015 at 11:49 PM

    Chicousa, colo is good just not a captain and hes made to look average by his weak midfield in anita goof and colback… we need the big powerful players sitting in there like sissoko wijnaldum tiote I dont know why he hasnt. Instead hes opting to go with those players on the wing where they offer little going forward. Thauvin is also a good player but people are forgetting that he actually had a good first few games for us, he was the one that got dropped and made to look average when the whole team havent been doing well. I do agree about rolando being introduced though, i think he should be eased into it like come on a sub in league games and feature more in cup competition etc

  • 3 Mag52 // Oct 4, 2015 at 11:52 PM


    I know where you’re coming from banjax, but it’s the owner that needs changing before anything else can happen, and sadly we’re not going to see that for an awful long time.

  • 4 JackButler // Oct 4, 2015 at 11:58 PM

    One of the reasons Colo is a disgrace to the shirt and armband, he should be fronting up to the media not hiding away adding insult to injury, for once I’d like to see hi conduct himself like a captain should.

    Regarding Sissoko wanting champions league!!!

    The lad performs likes he’s a championship player, no top four club would touch him as he’s simply not good enough, either in attitude or ability. I’d gladly wave him a a load of other goodbye

  • 5 Bobbybee // Oct 5, 2015 at 12:03 AM

    Another reason why Collo shouldn’t be captain – hiding from responsibility. We need him to stand tall and he hides. Respect to Janmaat for manning up and facing the music. These next games really matter regardless of who’s captain and every point counts.

  • 6 chicousa // Oct 5, 2015 at 12:16 AM

    Yeah, Janmaat is far more suitable to be captain! Guts on and off the pitch! But SMc either is blind and cannot see it or is too cowardly to make the change!

  • 7 Chancel be a fine thing // Oct 5, 2015 at 12:19 AM

    Thans for clearing that up Bobby, perhaps you could explain the rules to the linesman aswell.

  • 8 Bobbybee // Oct 5, 2015 at 12:45 AM

    Hello? Anybody there? I’ve posted twice and neither have appeared, yet when i tried to repost them, it said I had already done so. Have i entered the twilight zone by any chance?

  • 9 Mister Tuff // Oct 5, 2015 at 12:47 AM

    bb – same thing happened to me yesterday – made a couple of posts and they didn’t appear. Ended up logging out and in again and next post was accepted.

  • 10 Bobbybee // Oct 5, 2015 at 12:48 AM

    THAT ONE’S appeared! All i said was in reply to chancel, ‘I’d like to ram the rule book down the linesman’s throat’. Weird.

  • 11 Bobbybee // Oct 5, 2015 at 12:51 AM

    Cheers for that Mr T, I’ve got to go anyway, so I’ll be logging out. Farewell to a bad weekend! 🙂

  • 12 Charlietoon // Oct 5, 2015 at 1:26 AM

    Mclaren showed his weakness but asking the others players if they wanted to keep Colo. A. It’s not their decision B. A player who you need to ask that of should not be captain C. Any player that did say they thought their captain was shit would not last long if they were not in the majority which no player is going to risk

    It was Mclarens chance to make the team his own and he bottled it. Rodgers in. Over 50% win rate.

  • 13 Blofal // Oct 5, 2015 at 2:23 AM

    It’s not McClaren. If you’re blaming McClaren then you obviously haven’t been watching for the last 2 years.

    It’s the transfer policy. Not investing over the last 2 seasons have left us with a threadbare squad. Mbemba, Mitrovic and Wijnaldum are all top players and have shown it so far.

    But they should have been added to a strong squad to make it even better. As it is they are propping up the squad trying to scrape us over the line instead.

    Management will panic now and bring forward future signings in January once again because we were scared of relegation. The 2012/13 season we used the January window to bring in…

    Debuchy, Mbiwa, Sissoko, Haidara, Gouffran and Mbabu.

    Expect it to happen again in January except this time it isn’t going to happen on the cheap.

  • 14 chicousa // Oct 5, 2015 at 2:26 AM

    I couldn’t agree more: asking the team if they wanted to keep Colo as captain was a whimpy move. A good coach is not afraid of making a touch decision and does not pass that decision on to a vote. A good coach when coming into a new team, especially one that is screaming out for leadership as this one was after nearly being relegated, grabs the team by the scruff of the neck and takes responsibility!

  • 15 Blofal // Oct 5, 2015 at 2:29 AM

    I agree with all the comments on Colo. Problem is Taylor is injured, Lacaselles isn’t good enough, and Williamson is never going to be a first team player again. Unfortunately he is best we have.

    But it’s also the midfielders not breaking down attacks. I mean Aguero should NEVER end up one v one on Mbemba. Aguero will skin any defender in that situation.

    Colback is ok on his day in midfield but often passes sideways or backwards. Anita is just not suited to the prem. Tiote in his prime would be good but he isn’t. We sold Abeid who would probably do well there now. Sissoko gets lost in the middle and does link up best with Janmaat down the right. So we end up having to put Gouffran there who was bought as a striker/winger.

    McClaren just has to ride it out and try and push for some decent signings in the summer. We just don’t have the players.

  • 16 chicousa // Oct 5, 2015 at 2:48 AM

    I agree, right now Colo is the only healthy CB we have. I even acknowledge that Colo CAN be good from time to time. Just questioning his being captain and having his contract extended, instead of bringing in another new CB in the transfer window. Both of those decisions were McLaren’s. I do hope Dummet is able to come back soon to allow Colo a well deserved “rest”!

    Also totally agree about DM, it is a shambles! Also agree that we need more players. Again, what’s up with all the injuries????

  • 17 Take a Chancel on me // Oct 5, 2015 at 2:57 AM

    Sack Macca and get Rodgers in

  • 18 ilovetoon8788 // Oct 5, 2015 at 3:39 AM

    I see sissoko is spouting his champions league rubbish again.

    How he is yet to be dropped baffles me. His attitude stinks on the pitch. Worse than league 1 player at the moment.

  • 19 lesh // Oct 5, 2015 at 4:21 AM


    Much like having to review all players before replacing ’em, I suspect that Charnley, being so thick with Colo, has told McClaren to take the consensus on whether Colo should be skipper (or unsaid, let go). Keeping Colo would save buying a second CB.

  • 20 cyprus // Oct 5, 2015 at 5:16 AM

    Tough times. People are understandably trigger happy. Interesting posts: Ashley out! Bring back Shearer as coach!? (liked that one) Cabaye is amazing, beg him back! Colo out! Moussa out! Colback Anita Gouffran etc. out! Steve out!

  • 21 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Oct 5, 2015 at 5:21 AM

    I assume SM knew no new CB (after Mbembe) were coming in since he was so pleased Colo got tight down for another year!

    …why he’s still our captain most be some sort of lazy thinking! Basically our whole preseason and review has been lazy!

  • 22 cyprus // Oct 5, 2015 at 5:23 AM

    Rodgers for coach? No, I don’t think so. If Steve continues the way he started in the next few games he will have to be fired. Although time is needed, he’s right, we’re in real danger of being completely off the pace soon, so, yes, the button will need to be pressed. The psychologist, the young ‘prodigy’, etc., must share the burden.

  • 23 cyprus // Oct 5, 2015 at 5:26 AM

    Ed, Sissoko and Perez said the same thing regarding leaving (club badly wanted me to stay), yet you only give the ‘good words’ credit to the latter 🙂

  • 24 terencelim // Oct 5, 2015 at 5:27 AM

    Sunderland and Liverpool obviously has more ambition than us

  • 25 cyprus // Oct 5, 2015 at 5:31 AM

    ‘We just don’t have the players’ is a common phrase by fans and I agree in many ways.

    Still, what bothers me is this: first halves vs soton, chelsea, city showed a team that can actually play football. In all 3 of these games we should’ve wrapped it up and collected 7 to 9 points, instead of 2. Where to point the finger, about THIS, not all the other issues?

    Coach, where are you sitting

  • 26 cyprus // Oct 5, 2015 at 5:40 AM

    How many games have we been pulled back, the victims of comebacks? We led in those three, quite comfortably (even vs, City we scored two good goals), then proceeded to collapse. Southampton looked second rate to us, then should’ve won; Chelsea was recieving a spanking, Mourinho’s worst half, he said; then should’ve won.

    What the hey

  • 27 cyprus // Oct 5, 2015 at 5:41 AM


  • 28 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Oct 5, 2015 at 6:07 AM

    *most = must (my phone is lazy ad well 😉 ) lol

  • 29 nut meg // Oct 5, 2015 at 6:11 AM

    If you go to war without leaders and warriors don’t expect to win.That’s what the PL is, a war on grass.

  • 30 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Oct 5, 2015 at 6:11 AM

    The team is unbalanced not poor! There’s a difference!

    It takes a good coach to balance it out until we can sign some players…we don’t have that. We have half of Derby’s coaching team!

    What a mistake that was…and funny how no one said anything 😉

  • 31 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Oct 5, 2015 at 6:18 AM

    nut meg…to prepare kids for war you need inspiration and qualified people (to instill that attitude into them) or you end up with a group of scared undisciplined kids!

  • 32 The overrated Frenchman // Oct 5, 2015 at 6:19 AM

    Part of our problem is our patent lack of fitness. For all the spin we hear about the conditioning gurus we hire, we are consistently the most injury prone and generally unfit team in Premier League. That’s a big part of the problem in terms of us not being able to finish off games. It’s not just the legs that go when you are knackered, it’s concentration as well. Unfortunately we just don’t have the smarts amongst those who could affect change to actually do so. Ashley and Charnley know absolutely nothing about football, McLaren is 20 years behind the times, and Carr is so far removed from what is actually required it is laughable.

  • 33 Santon03 // Oct 5, 2015 at 6:26 AM

    I still can’t believe what happened in 2nd half, we were great in 1st half. Anyway we lost, it’s not like every team but us can win at etihad.

    Maybe we just need to rotate some of the players, benched some ineffective players.


    Janmaat as captain, we can also go 442 Obertan for SDJ.

  • 34 Ron Knee // Oct 5, 2015 at 6:41 AM

    I was reading that this is our worst start since 1898. Is that really true?

  • 35 nut meg // Oct 5, 2015 at 6:47 AM

    Collo, Sissoko are not kids.Mbabu, Mbemba,Mitrovic,Perez are kids and it’s those players that are showing up the captain and the wannabe champions league player for what they are ….frauds that need to be removed from SJP asap. Until that happens I don’t expect to win the war,leaders & warriors to replace them is what is needed.

  • 36 Ron Knee // Oct 5, 2015 at 6:49 AM

    nut meg
    Exactly. That’s why Coloccini’s contract extension was mind-boggling.

  • 37 The overrated Frenchman // Oct 5, 2015 at 7:01 AM

    So now, 10 points adrift of the top 8, can we officially put that fairy-tale to rest, do you think?

  • 38 stan anderson // Oct 5, 2015 at 7:05 AM

    Sorry but does anyone see any point in being in the P.L.if we dont want to win it.
    Why dont we just let the fatman run the club the way he is at the moment and we will be relegated at least once.
    Then he may get rid of the club as he loses money.
    Cant stand anymore of this dire situation,getting the piss ripped out of us and being a laughing stock.
    Even the inbreds down the road are having a giggle at us.

  • 39 SUTTY1978 // Oct 5, 2015 at 7:15 AM

    Sissoko played well at the Etihad, just because he wants away you cant blame the defeat on him!

  • 40 stan anderson // Oct 5, 2015 at 7:19 AM

    Steve Mac.talks and looks like areal pro.but what has he actually done to prove he is the man to lead us out of the doldrums.
    He is just Pardew mark 2,but wait Pardew may not be as bad as i thought,the problem might not be the coach eh.
    Ashley,Penfold,Carr and Moncur all out please and take the umbrella man with you,s.

  • 41 firebug666 // Oct 5, 2015 at 7:27 AM

    I don’t think any manager (including back room staff) can do much with what we have to work with.

    The powers that be make all the decisions and the managers have to work with the tools they are given.

    Some of the tools McClaren has been given are old and rusty, they simply need binned, others a new and shiny so require time to be worked in, as for the others they are not needed, at the end of the day they are just TOOLS!

  • 42 Jail for Ashley // Oct 5, 2015 at 8:24 AM

    We could replace the coach, board and gawd knows who else but the cancer infecting the place is still here, it is him that has decided that we don’t want to compete and despite the lip service does anyone think that’s really changed, we have a core of players with a forced losing mentality that don’t want to be here and have been told from the start the reason they’re here is to find bigger clubs for the owners profit.

  • 43 sing in the corner // Oct 5, 2015 at 8:27 AM

    Suck it up lads. Theres nothing for it but to fight it out and limp along to the Jan window. People calling for the head of SM are not living in the real world. We need to steady the ship right now, not rip it all up and start again. Not from bottom of the table with no wins.
    But we need to do it right at the window.
    Its simple. If we don’t have a new captain, a quality centre half, a left back a prolidic striker signed by the end of the window I think we are bottom 4 certainties. The hopes preseason were centred on the new coaching staff getting tunes out of some underperforming players. I don’t see it, There’s time yet but I’m worried that there are few signs of it.

  • 44 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Oct 5, 2015 at 8:31 AM

    nut meg…the club gets back what they put into it; it’s as simple as that!

    …lay in on Colo if you like…lay in on Ashley! What ever works for any of you – but it’s no wonder we get nowhere if you ask me!

  • 45 Jail for Ashley // Oct 5, 2015 at 8:39 AM

    Jesper ???

  • 46 Bambams // Oct 5, 2015 at 8:44 AM

    We carry too many players.
    Sissoko and I am sorry but Colo need taking out of the team.

    Even with our other 8 outfield players playing at the top of their game we will win nothing.

    I also long term do not like playing both Anita and Colback

    I have shouted for SDJ but to be fair the cameo roles he has played have not pulled up trees ( still he has not really had a run because of injuries )

    We have a strike partnership in Mitro and Perez

    Need pacey attackers and ‘Cabaye type’ in the middle.

    Thauvin I was hopeful but looks too slow, still too early to judge but games are slipping by and we have been here before.

    This is the result of long term penny pinching


  • 47 ToonDownSouth // Oct 5, 2015 at 8:45 AM

    Sacking Mclaren could be the killing blow for this club. Who do you actually think we’d bring in? They’re going to be British, they’re going to have experience of lurking in the Championship/lower Prem, and they’re going to be a yes man.

    Unfortunately Mclaren thought keeping Colo would be a big win, but it’s backfired massively. Janmaat should be the captain, that’s absolutely blindingly obvious, he gets the entire stadium going, Colo can’t even have a word to the other 10 on the pitch!

  • 48 John Tudor // Oct 5, 2015 at 8:52 AM

    bam bams what is needed is a manager with balls to drop the ffin wasters

  • 49 hibbit // Oct 5, 2015 at 8:58 AM

    a lot of doom and gloom in the toon and the mackems next what can Mc do with this bunch of no hopers with so much deadwood has Mc got the balls to drop them or even the power to will he have to ask carr’s permission

  • 50 Bambams // Oct 5, 2015 at 9:02 AM

    John Tudor
    I think we might find Colo and/or Sissoko suddenly have ‘injuries ‘ once we get either Lascelles or Tiote or another up to speed for their positions

  • 51 Malackay // Oct 5, 2015 at 9:05 AM

    I’ve not watched the game yet but must say the lack of bottle from some of our players is horrendous. As soon as we concede one we know another few will follow.

    Genuinely, who out of this “senior” group would you like to retain: Colo, Cisse, Tiote, Sissoko, Williamson, Taylor, Obertan, Goufrann, Krul? If our younger players are having to look to these guys for leadership or guidance then no wonder we are sitting rock bottom.

    Recruitment for Jan needs to be well in place if MA doesn’t want to lose a small fortune (TV rights). If we go and sign a bunch of 20 yo’s we will be relegated IMO.

    Mitovic looking decent though. FYI – Bet Victor doing 4/1 for him to be our top goalscorer this season – with Gini being 7/4 favorite. 4/1 is a steal IMO!

  • 52 Ibizatoon // Oct 5, 2015 at 9:09 AM

    Jesper…How’s things? Not wanting to open up a long discussion,but who should we be aiming our frustrations at and what should be done?

    Sing…Not a lot can be done now, but shouldn’t we be doing something to let them know what it is we think needs doing? For instance, you talk about a new captain in January being essential. It was essential in the summer, still is now, it doesn’t need to wait until then. The longer time goes on with no change, the less I think there will be a change in January. Why wait?

    There are things McLaren could be doing now, things which would signal things moving in the right direction, things which would build some faith amongst supporters and buy him some much needed time.

    Does he not see it? Is he not allowed to take this action? Why the hell was Colo our “best signing” of the summer? Questions which feed in to the he’s just another yes man mantra.

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