Newcastle Captain Speaks About Frustrated Fans

Newcastle fans were not happy after we again bombed out of the FA Cup at the first hurdle for the fourth time in a row – and this after one of our major targets this season – for the first time in over eight years – was supposed to be to win a cup.

Yeah right.

Rather than that we are battling relegation earlier than we have ever done in any Premier League season and got just 3 points from our first 8 games and now have just 17 points from the first 20 games and there are 11 defeats in there.


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Newcastle missed their chances again and also managed to gift Troy Deeney with the only goal of the game.

Well that´s one way you can lose a game.

This is what Colo has said about the fans’ significant anger and complete frustration following the game:

“It’s normal because the fans have to express,” “They give everything for this club and they want results.”

“They are unhappy and they have to know we keep trying and working hard to get those results.”

“We have had some nasty results but we all want to win and turn this around. We understand them and we are working to improve things for them and for the club.”

The way Newcastle can quickly rectify this situation is by producing 100% effort in the games, which the lads have been doing,  but also put some of those chances away – and get some wins on the board.

Those are results when you get all 3 points and we´ve had precious little of them in the last year.

We´ve also looked atrocious in front of goal since we beat Tottenham 2-1 at White Hart Lane.

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8 comments so far

  • carl

    Jan 11, 2016 at 8:35 AM

    Comment #1

    If Mike Ashley’s gut bust, the north east would be flooded for weeks.

  • firebug666

    Jan 11, 2016 at 8:40 AM

    Comment #2

    Ed’s done it to me again.

    From previous:

    Mitrovic is not goal shy, his chances are few and far between, our crosses are poor and he has to work hard to reach them let alone get them on target or in the net.

    His all round play is not bad, holds the ball up well and can make a pass, he just doesn’t get much in return to latch onto.

    When he is making a run into the box the ball is either yo far in front for him to get to it, or played behind him.

    I just wonder how some people see him as poor, when to anyone with eyes can see that it’s the service to that is poor.

    A decent playmaker in the team would give Mitrovic the chance to shine, a couple of good wingers who can cross the ball to a striker would set him on his way to becoming a legend at this club.

    A striker is only ever good if he gets the service.

  • one fine day

    Jan 11, 2016 at 8:53 AM

    Comment #3

    8one fine day // Jan 11, 2016 at 8:48 AM

    Tiote should only be allowed to leave IF AND WHEN we have these new signings in place in my opinion.Have the club learned nothing from past windows?
    Even as a yellow card waiting to happen , he still offers something . There must be at least 6 other we can show the door before him if anyone will take them of our hands.
    Agree I don’t get the grief mitrovic is getting either .
    We sign a guy noted for his heading yet how many decent crosses per game are we seeing where a ball is whipped back from the byline at pace?
    Janmatt gets forward but seem to drive it across the box every time making the chance much harder to convert.
    Cisse misses just as many from what have seen of him.
    Some on here calling him lazy ? Come on he is often battering away up front alone with the midfield 20 yards behind him as he is holding the ball up.
    Never been keen on shelvey ( always hated him when he plays against us ,so maybe that’s sign of a hood player) but he is exactly what we need in the middle as I think we set out thinking sting was going to come good and is simply , so far , way of the pace .

  • one fine day

    Jan 11, 2016 at 8:54 AM

    Comment #4

    Off topic
    David Bowie
    Ashes to ashes…

  • jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew

    Jan 11, 2016 at 8:54 AM

    Comment #5

    Saivet! Is that the best we can hope for?

    RIP Bowie! One of the greatest 🙁 I will forever be thankful for Ziggy Stardust

  • one fine day

    Jan 11, 2016 at 8:56 AM

    Comment #6

    Same here mate think I have reported the same comment three times trying to keep up
    Ed on his short blacks again ?

  • one fine day

    Jan 11, 2016 at 9:01 AM

    Comment #7

    Imagine mitrovic getting the survive Keith Gillespie was delivering to asprilla?
    Instead we get the same floaters lobbed in towards the keeper.
    The same ball that we used to hump up to willo every game for three years

  • carl

    Jan 11, 2016 at 9:06 AM

    Comment #8

    Game plan for tomorrow. Mac will know how to set up for the game against Man United. Regular watchers of ManU’s games this season know they’re predictable and therefore easy to counter. In most games Plan A is used until late into the game. Then when they still haven’t scored they switch to a Plan B which is a positively prehistoric long ball game.

    All we need to do is sit-in, in numbers, keep our shape, retain focus and then hit them on the break with fast movement and pace. Sitting-in is the obvious strategy because MU don’t get behind sides and nor do they pass through defences, they lack width and they don’t move the ball quickly. They will also be preoccupied with keeping the ball rather than taking risks to break us down.
    You can reasonably expect them to have more than 60% possession but shots on goal will be limited. They have a complete lack of penetration with slow pace and a reluctance to chance a quick and imaginative pass.
    At home they’re by now getting abuse from the crowd and the refs watch is clicking down . At this point Van Gaal will implements Plan B. This involves long balls into the box for which CB’s should be will be well-prepared for.
    Well that’s the way to do it.


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