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Lord Sugar Sends Congratulations To Newcastle

7:32 am, Monday, December 14th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 7 Comments

For the second week running Newcastle have received the plaudits for another outstanding and gutsy win – last week it was 2-0 against Liverpool against the odds and this week it was a 2-1 win against Tottenham.

In both games we have scored a stoppage time goal.

As happened in last season’s fixture at White Hart Lane we came from behind with two goals in the second half to win 2-1.

Lord Alan Sugar

Alan Sugar – former Tottenham owner

Alan Sugar (Lord Sugar) the former owner of Tottenham Hotspur sent congratulations via his Twitter account to Newcastle for the well deserved 2-1 win at White Hart Lane.

A nice gesture from the 68 year-old.

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7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Dec 14, 2015 at 7:36 AM

    Ron…ohh well that just better then 🙂

  • 2 Slank // Dec 14, 2015 at 7:43 AM


    We definitely need a center-back as this is probably Colo’s last season.

    We definitely need a central midfielder as a playmaker in the Cabaye mold as we haven’t got that type of player. Whilst Colback, Tiote and Anita are very defensive orientated Gini’s game is all about movement, pace and supporting the attack.

    We don’t need a left back, winger or striker.

    We don’t need a striker unless Cisse is sold. Even though Charlie Austin’s contract is in its final year there are clubs more desperate than us who need a recognized and proven Premier League goal scorer and therefore it is unlikely that he would come cheap. Also I wouldn’t want to put a barrier in front of Adam Armstrong or Perez both of whom I believe have great futures with us.

    We don’t need a winger. Townsend is trouble. Leave well alone. Gini and Sissoko have done well on the wings and will always be first choice. Aarons has great potential if the club can only keep him fit. And there is always Thauvin and Obertan.

    We don’t need a left back. It may or may not be a coincidence but our improved performances of late have come since Dummitt has returned. He is not as good as Haidara going forward but much better defensively than Haidara. If we can get a left back that is very good defensively and very good offensively then fine but these types of players don’t come up very often and rarely, if ever, during the Winter transfer window and aren’t cheap.

  • 3 firebug666 // Dec 14, 2015 at 7:45 AM

    Looking at the last two games, (buzzing at the results) there is still a lot of room for improvement.

    That first half Spurs could have been out of sight, and if not for the heroics of Elliot they would have been as we could not cope with them.

    Our team cannot keep trying to weather the storm and wait for the opposition to tire, Villa will not be like spurs or Liverpool, they will fight to the bitter end and try to survive.

    Our second half yesterday was where we began to grow into the game, and we got the win, But it took us 60 – 70 minutes to get going and we cannot play like that and expect to come away victorious all the time.

    For Villa we need to be on it for 95 minutes no excuses, the team have some confidence back now, and they need to show that from start to finish.

  • 4 murvar // Dec 14, 2015 at 8:02 AM

    Slanky Baby

    Absolutely spot on!

  • 5 Toonfan8 // Dec 14, 2015 at 8:10 AM

    we need LB as well, Dummet may be solid defensively, but not as good as you think, before the goal he easily let Lamela go past him and Elliot saved goal and then after that we conceded from corner…

  • 6 expatmag // Dec 14, 2015 at 8:10 AM

    In all honesty, between now and the summer, outgoings should be;

    De Jong

    For that lot, we should get around 15 million quid and a huge savings in salary.

    Next season, the likes of Toney, Gillihead and possibly Armstrong should be loaned to high level championship/low level premiership clubs with Armstrong having a recall clause if required.

    We need players with EPL experience brought in especially in defence. We could do with a quality playmaker in the Cabaye mould but we need to keep the likes of Perez.

    I would happily sell Sissoko if it meant the money was spent on quality and ecperience. What about a cheeky bid for Modric.

  • 7 stripes1009 // Dec 14, 2015 at 4:49 PM

    Don’t agree with you on Siem De Jong, Expatmag. Coincidence or what but since his return we have beaten two very good teams. I think his experience is a major contribution on the pitch……Top player!!!!

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