Newcastle have only won three league games in all of 2015 in 27 league games and in the last 19 league games we have one win – so 2015 hasn’t exactly been a great year for Newcastle United or their long-suffering fans.
But you always have to hope for the best and be positive in an effort to turn things around and that’s always possible.
There are too many photos of Steve doing this
Last season we had a terrible start with 4 points from first seven games but Alan Pardew then had Newcastle on a six game winning streak with five league wins in a row.
But in interviews Steve gave on Friday he comes across as being a little bit as being even negative if realistic.
This is some of what Steve said on Friday:
“At the present moment, we’re getting little setbacks that are causing us to disintegrate.”
“They’re shattering the confidence and belief. Everyone can see that. We need to address that, but I really believe there’s a win around the corner.”
“We don’t quite know where, but once it happens and we get the monkey off our backs and the shackles are released, this team will really move forward. That’s what we believe.”
Steve McClaren and his players must keep their confidence up – there’s a way out of this difficult situation – with only eight games having been played this season.
The big advantage we have over last season is that we know we will be in a fight – so our players know exactly what’s required of them.
If they keep fighting they will get the support needed from the Newcastle fans.