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Aarons, Taylor, Tiote And Mitrovic Start

2:02 pm, Saturday, February 6th, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 427 Comments

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Steve McClaren has named his team for the crucial game against West Brom today – which literally is a must-win game for Newcastle and for Steve McClaren too.

Aarons comes in at left back and Cheick Tiote replaces Henri Saivet who is dropped – and that’s a surprise after his decent performance at Goodison Park.

Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Rob Elliot; Daryl Janmaat, Steven Taylor, Fabricio Coloccini (c), Rolando Aarons; Cheick Tiote, Jonjo Shelvey; Moussa Sissoko, Georginio Wijnaldum, Andros Townsend; Aleksandar Mitrovic
Substitutes: Karl Darlow, Liam Gibson, Callum Williams, Dan Barlaser, Henri Saivet, Ayoze Perez, Seydou Doumbia

Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)

So that’s four changes from the team that was so poor in mid-week and lost 3-0 at Everton and there are three U21 players on the bench – Liam Gibson, Callum Williams and Dan Barlaser

The fact we have so many senior players missing is simply a disgrace for a club the stature of Newcastle United.

It looks like we are playing in a 4-2-3-1 formation and the big challenge today is to see if we can score a goal.

This is what Newcastle manager Steve McClaren said yesterday about the game today:

“The players know the urgency of the situation.” “Tomorrow is a huge game for us and we need to perform like we did against Manchester United and West Ham if we want to come away with three points.”

“With 14 games to go we have to be consistent in our performances. Tomorrow is a tough game, a big game and 50,000 Geordies will demand a performance of attitude, character and football.”

“Everybody can see that the talent is there in the squad but talent isn’t everything, you need something else. We also need attitude, character and to hold our nerve but make sure we perform in every game.”

“The key thing is that we have to pass and keep hold of the ball better, we can’t give it away. If you give it away against this West Brom team, they can be dangerous on the counter attack.”

“They’ve got a lot of good players Darren Fletcher has been a really good signing, Salomon Rondon has come back to form and Stephane Sessegnon is dangerous, so they’re a very good team who work together and they’ve got a certain style which works.”

“It’s not an easy game for us so we need to be right, we need to be patient and get the win. We want to win badly and generally the team who wants to win the most will win.”

Not many people would agree with Steve that West Brom are a very good team.

And normally you would expect more fans to think we can beat West Brom at home – but maybe it’s the “Everton” effect.

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If we play like we did at Goodison Park we will lose this game.

We need a win today – a draw is simply not good enough.

Comments welcome.



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427 responses so far ↓

  • 1 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:03 PM

    0-3

    I love football 😀

  • 2 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:03 PM

    nice to see Tiote back in the team, not sure about Aarons a left back though

  • 3 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:04 PM

    0-3 leicester!!!!!!

    odds of that must have been something like 1000-1 how many more shocks can we see

  • 4 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:04 PM

    Beautiful! 3-0!

  • 5 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:04 PM

    Aaron’s at left back makes me nervous but it’s a decent line up

  • 6 chewbaccy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:04 PM

    well beaten with that side
    i hope not

  • 7 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:04 PM

    Wow 3-0

  • 8 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:05 PM

    Reilly

    You’re also playing detective, maybe we should both grow up.

  • 9 catchy in norway // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:05 PM

    wow expected Saviet to start,, he was one of our better players last week

  • 10 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:05 PM

    Anyone know who is on the bench?

  • 11 SuperShearer // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:06 PM

    Aarons at leftback… it could be a very tricky game for us. They’ll see that and be saying, focus everything down our right channel, cross it, their defence can’t head for toffee. MASSIVE game today.

  • 12 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:06 PM

    3 under 21’s on the bench?

  • 13 firebug666 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:07 PM

    subs: Darlow, Gibson, Williams, Barlaser, Saivet, Perez, Doumbia

  • 14 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:07 PM

    I see klopp isn’t gonna be at the game today wonder if that will make any difference be just our luck the scum capitalise on it!

  • 15 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:07 PM

    Not familiar with Gibson or Williams, anyone know what positions they play?

  • 16 catchy in norway // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:08 PM

    Lee Ryder ?@lee_ryder 6 minfor 6 minutter siden
    #nufc subs: Darlow, Gibson, Williams, Barlaser, Saivet, Perez, Doumbia

  • 17 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:08 PM

    Thank you firebug.

  • 18 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:08 PM

    Olsson plays, that could spell trouble. I see he is out of contract in the summer…

  • 19 JAMSHA // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:09 PM

    Mc Is Bltch For Playn Aarons At LB another Player Who Will Be Wasted

  • 20 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:09 PM

    back to newcastle arrons is at big risk of getting maclareaned.

    will wini get a goal or are we left hoping for a 0-0 draw.

    being in the championship atleast armstrong can give us striker goals

  • 21 Mister Tuff // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:11 PM

    BandB – I’ve no doubt you are right and another miscreant will appear. If one has not already done so.

    Might not have been so bad if other certain parties had not acted as trailblazers/pathfinders for these shallow folk.

  • 22 Bambams // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:11 PM

    Aarons has pace but that tackle giving a penalty away will have him bricking it ….
    Saivet is unlucky to be dropped.

    Fellas these are the games we ‘should’ ‘must’ and ‘need’ to win.

    SMC will be in trouble if we lose, I seriously believe either Rogers or Moyes will be approached if we are beaten.

  • 23 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:11 PM

    Mitro up front is a good thing at least he can hold up play.
    Hope Doumbia gets some game time

  • 24 Rotonda heights // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:12 PM

    i’d take okazaki over that lump mitro any day.

    okazaki, fuchs, mahrez, vardy, kante all combined less than 15M.

    Thauvin = 14M. Carr’s scouting is a joke.

  • 25 firebug666 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:12 PM

    Benwell Boy

    Your welcome.

    On another note, you may well be a new poster, and if that is the case let me apologise in advance.

    But the name you have chosen and recent events on the blog have led to a little bit of scepticism amongst fellow bloggers.

    Time will tell if you are genuine or not, it’s just a case of sticking it out, and if you are not who you say you are we will know soon enough.

    Hope you enjoy your time here.

  • 26 Bri // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:12 PM

    A striker who cannot score goals upfront on his own again.
    Why not play two strikers and go for it and also Arrons at left back ? Wally i hope this is your last game

  • 27 TudorCrisps // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:13 PM

    Would have started Perez over Townsend like

  • 28 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:14 PM

    Aarons was schooled by Lennon, that being said, maybe he learned something that he can apply today.

  • 29 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:14 PM

    Firebug ah I see, I live in Benwell that’s all

  • 30 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:14 PM

    Can be sure Pulis will be instructing his players to be rough and physical with our defence, in hope of injuring one, given our options on the bench,

  • 31 mindshaft // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:15 PM

    Perfect – Aaron’s at LB again , worked so well against Everton … McClaren must be wanting the heave ho do he can get a payout

  • 32 Dennis Twice // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:17 PM

    Attack Toon, attack, attack!

  • 33 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:17 PM

    Nothing but a win will do. Draw or lose and Scteve has to go.

  • 34 Mister Tuff // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:17 PM

    Massive mistake – again – playing Aarons at the back. He is no defeder and never will be -even as a fill in for a couple of games.

  • 35 firebug666 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:17 PM

    Benwell Boy

    Yeah I sorta got that, never thought you were from Peterlee like. 😀

    Enjoy the match, and let’s hope for a win.

  • 36 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:17 PM

    It’s so obvious it’s you young magpie. I think you need to up your game, or just use the one account.

  • 37 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:18 PM

    Danny Simpson – rated by NUFC as Championship at best – PL winner.

    NUFC – Championship club

    Very possible.

    🙁

  • 38 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:19 PM

    Looks like the info about Tiote not being selected was duff .
    It was Ryder I think.
    M’babu must still be injured – not even a sub.
    There’s so many players who like to bomb down the wing , young Aleksandar is going to be very busy methinks.

  • 39 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:19 PM

    Belfast

    Believe what you want, I have no intention of trolling.

  • 40 TudorCrisps // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:19 PM

    See a lot of you complaining about Aaron’s being played left back! Who else would u play looking at the bench, least he gives us some thing going forward

  • 41 Dukis22lt // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:20 PM

    West Brom could not have fielded a more defensive side! Hate their brand of football, yuck.

  • 42 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:20 PM

    Firebug thank you for the welcome, I am hoping for a decent win but be happy with 1-0 as long as we win

  • 43 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:21 PM

    benwell boy

    must admit the name you’ve chosen isn’t really a one recommended and i’d change it myself. The problem with that name is we’ve got a troll on the blog called jib, he can get very abusive and sometimes racist, the problem with your name is sounds simular to this trolls old name JEFF FROM BENWELL..

    Nobody means to be so nasty to general bloggers but the trolls will have lots of abuse thrown therefore your name will be at risk from people thinking your jeff from benwell or jib as he’s known now.

  • 44 CookyToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:22 PM

    Saivet best player on the pitch for us against Everton got took off and dropped for the next game? I know a lot of people welcome Tiote back but what kind of message does that send? Also Aaron’s at left back again? Christ.

  • 45 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:22 PM

    One positive about Aarons at LB is balance and crossing should be coming from both sides for Mitro. However the lump needs to keep up with play if he’s to get on the end of them, all too often he’s nowhere to be seen when crosses do come in.

    Aarons needs to learn when to cross early.

  • 46 firebug666 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:22 PM

    TudorCrisps

    I think Saviet may have been a better option at LB, can play either wing and DM, has some pace and can make a tackle.

  • 47 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:22 PM

    Tudor
    Saivet would have been better

  • 48 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:23 PM

    Toonking should I change my name?

  • 49 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:23 PM

    http://www.usagoals.me/football/1439661/9/newcastle-united-vs-west-bromwich-albion-live-stream-online.html

  • 50 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:24 PM

    Benwell

    You may aswell, it’s like a hobby for you.

  • 51 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:24 PM

    I probably would myself that way you’ll not have any risk of abuse from people thinking your jeff from benwell.

  • 52 will die for the toon army // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:25 PM

    What is happening at Leicester is a Manager’s work its nothing to do with the players.

    Ranieri is an experienced manager.

  • 53 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:25 PM

    Leicester absolutely schooling Man City 😆

    Shows what determination to leave your mark on history and professionalism does for a team. Not all about the cash this lot, at least currently they’re not.

  • 54 Benwell Boy // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:25 PM

    Young Magpie, I don’t know what your problem is pal but leave me alone, I’m here to talk footy not be insulted

  • 55 Ron Knee // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:26 PM

    Citeh missing De Bruyne.

  • 56 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:27 PM

    From Twitter 🙂

    Sunday League FC ?@SundayLeagueFC 57s58 seconds ago
    Kid “Dad, how did Leicester win the league?”

    Dad “It all started when Nigel Pearson’s son racially abused a Thai prostitute during an orgy”

  • 57 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:27 PM

    Benwell

    No insults, honestly this guilt trip is pathetic. C’mon, show your true colours.

  • 58 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:27 PM

    Thank you toonking I’ll use my birth name

  • 59 TudorCrisps // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:29 PM

    Aye you’s are possibly right about saviet, I like what Aaron’s offers going forward to start the game off tho

  • 60 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:29 PM

    My god look at the Bluemooners streaming out of the Etihad

    Leicester fans are singing

    “You can stick your petrodollars up your a**”

    Ha ha ha

  • 61 mindshaft // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:29 PM

    If Mitrovic had taken 20% of his chances we’d be out the relegation zone – I like the guy but as a striker he’s absolutely worse than Shola ( even now)

  • 62 Blackley and Brownlie // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:29 PM

    Aaron’s at LB. One excuse in the bag for the Colo apologists. Anichebe will be up for this one. He clearly loves playing against Colo.

  • 63 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:30 PM

    Wijnaldum will probably score today as we are at home

  • 64 BandB // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:30 PM

    Tuff

    Know who it is and how he does it and he’s doing it now.

  • 65 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:30 PM

    Will pardew do us a favour or is he going to continue with the usual second half of the season crap allowing swansea 3 points?

    i’ve gone 2-1 win but it’ll be down to wini more than anything.

  • 66 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:31 PM

    Aguero consolation
    Desultory cheers

  • 67 Blackley and Brownlie // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:31 PM

    If anyone sees a parrot heading up Grey Street in the next few minutes, say hello to old Blackas.

  • 68 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:31 PM

    Offside Aguero goal – big teams still getting favourable calls and they still can’t topple Leicester.

  • 69 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:32 PM

    Danny Simpson nearly gifts them a second
    Wijnaldum type back pass

  • 70 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:32 PM

    Simpson clanger not capitalised on!

  • 71 moonsault // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:33 PM

    Predicted lineup, only surprise is Tiote replaced Saivet.

    Squad is hit with injury and perhaps is the best team to play..

    But still, mostly we’ll get rekt unless WBA awful than us.

  • 72 nightfa11 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:33 PM

    townsend and aarons should swap places..

  • 73 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:36 PM

    Robert Huth 32 in the Summer
    Stoke reject
    Man of the Match

  • 74 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:36 PM

    Aarons has been pants in the last couple of games

  • 75 JP...from The Rock // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:38 PM

    We will lose. That lineup is not good. Saivet our best player last game and is dropped? Sissoko our worst player last game and a starter as usual, that guy can get away with murder! Aarons at LB? Doumbia and Ayoze on the bench? We are goal shy and we leave one and possibly 2 of our most attacking players on the bench!

    McClaren is starting to piss me off!

    And what the hell is up with sick not de Jong!? Is he still flippin injured!??! FFS!!

  • 76 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:39 PM

    Dennis two times
    exactly! Couldn’t have put it better myself! ATTACK TOON!! Howay the lads, to EUROPE!! Where’s ma straight jacket!?!?

  • 77 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:39 PM

    FT leicester city win 3-1

    6points ahead of city and soccer special are now favourites!

  • 78 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:41 PM

    Mitrovic worse than Shola… that’s a hoot. Shola scored 5 goals in the last 3 seasons he played for the club. Mitrovic will no doubt get himself on parity with that today. Shola’s best season was 9 goals, Mitro should be able to… at the very least… match that this season.

  • 79 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:41 PM

    typical merson

    “if arsenal beat them next week they just 2 points behind them”

    he forgets they need to beat bournmouth first

    go leicester.

  • 80 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:41 PM

    What an opportunity this season would have been for us to get into the top 6. Not saying we have the quality to do so however so many big teams have been so poor. Just a shame we’re going to remember this season for us going down rather then Leicester having an outstanding season.

  • 81 nightfa11 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:42 PM

    mclaren will always pick his favorites..no matter how they play..especially shelvey and townsend – cos they were his signings..

  • 82 geordiestuckinleeds // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:43 PM

    as im assuming some people will want to know who the rabbit in the headlights under 21s on the bench are:
    Gibson (18) – Left back just returning from an injury that kept him out all of last season
    Barlaser (19) – centre mid or winger
    Williams (19) – Centre back, played 2 years of reserves

    team is probably nearly as good as it can be, although id put townsend at FB just because he is more experienced than Aarrons, and it wouldn’t take anything away from the treat. Odds on a west brom back post headed winner?

  • 83 TudorCrisps // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:43 PM

    Any u lads got any decent links for today?

  • 84 Rotonda heights // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:44 PM

    will die

    those players were doing it for pearson as well so yes ranieri is a good manager but they are good players

  • 85 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:44 PM

    antientc

    we certainly wouldn’t give scums free points.

  • 86 2_goal_tino // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:44 PM

    Who exactly does everyone expect to play at LB? It is not like Aarons has been chosen over a full-back or even another defender. Every defender we have is injured or supended!!

    As for Saivet being dropped… he may have worked hard against Everton but the partnership between him and Shelvey was non-existent and they were absolutely dominated in midfield! Remember Saivet was a striker thee years ago, converted to a winger two years ago and this year converted into a central midfielder. Now we are trying to make him a defensive midfielder.

  • 87 nightfa11 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:45 PM

    2_goal_tino

    townsend..cos hes shit going forward, but is fast and works hard..

  • 88 JP...from The Rock // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:46 PM

    Any links for this nail biting match that will surely make me lose more hair today??

  • 89 firebug666 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:47 PM

    http://www.usagoals.me/football/1439661/9/newcastle-united-vs-west-bromwich-albion-live-stream-online.html

  • 90 scubydu // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:48 PM

    2 goal tiny, we have a teenage left back on the bench, aprons is a teenage winger ,!!!horses for courses

  • 91 JP...from The Rock // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:49 PM

    Thank u mate

  • 92 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:49 PM

    tino

    arrons is young and not yet a consistant starter in his true position the last thing he wants is to be playing a totally different position.
    he’s an attacking player not a defensive one.

  • 93 kimbo // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:51 PM

    Anchebi will score today so we need to score 2 which will not happen.Wally will be sacked on Monday.

  • 94 Lindisfarne // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:52 PM

    Alot of people said Aarons looked like he was sulking or pissed off at playing LB at Everton, I just thought he was nervous both at being back in the first team and playing an unusual position. I would much prefer Townsend at LB and Aarons playing on the wing.

  • 95 2_goal_tino // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:53 PM

    a. So you want to convert a right winger to be a LB in his second ever game for the club and on his home debut? When he inevitably makes a defensive mistake for playing in a position he has never played in are you going to ensure no Newcastle fans jump on his back? Way to give him some confidence!
    b. He has played one game for us when the team were woeful … give him a chance to prove himself going forward
    c. Your reasoning for Townsend over Aarons is that he is quick and works hard… Aarons is much quicker and works equally hard!

  • 96 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:53 PM

    Are we honestly only playing one striker at home when attack is our only form of defence. Chuffs sakes

  • 97 Ron Knee // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:53 PM

    kimbo

    No, he won’t.

  • 98 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:54 PM

    No winbar though the multiples came through lol

  • 99 nightfa11 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:54 PM

    2_goal_tino

    i said that cos townsend was actually pretty good defending against everton..but as soon as he got the ball in the attacking half he lost it in 0,4 seconds..

  • 100 Slank // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:55 PM

    Has anyone got a reliable live stream ?

  • 101 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:56 PM

    Come on lads get 3 points today

  • 102 2_goal_tino // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:56 PM

    @Scubydu, 87 – You mean Gibson? Under normal circumstances he should never even ever get on our bench… as soon as his contract is up he will be out of the door! Aarons and Gibson may both be young but Aarons is infinitely more talented – even if it is out of position!

  • 103 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:56 PM

    Firebugs stream is working

  • 104 firebug666 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:56 PM

    This one works

    http://www.usagoals.me/football/1439661/9/newcastle-united-vs-west-bromwich-albion-live-stream-online.html

  • 105 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:58 PM

    I think Tiote playing is a positive. He has been good this season.

  • 106 Newcastle for alltid // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:58 PM

    Play Doumbia ffs.
    No need to force goals out of our own players to score, if there`s a loanee with a bigger chance to do it.

  • 107 Greebol1892 // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:59 PM

    NO NO NO NO! We NEED the win, are playing AT HOME and ONE up front……!!!!!!??????? Mac is just not getting it….. Saivet left out & Aarons LB???? Pathetic. Only hope Tiote’s inclusion gives Shelvey some impetus to go forward & pass forward.

  • 108 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:59 PM

    McClean on the left flank, sic him Sissoko.

  • 109 JeanDavidGinola // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:00 PM

    Goodbye Wally

  • 110 jasper // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:01 PM

    Hail,
    We all used to frustrated that Simpson didn’t seem to contribute much to the attack. We all yearned for an Ashley Cole in his pomp.
    But what was much less appreciated was that very few forwards got past him. He stood off at just the right distance so as to block a cross, stayed on his feet and didn’t dive in.
    In contrast Jammatt seems to lose his man much too easily. For instance Ayew was allowed to take down a long cross field ball without any pressure at all, then stepped inside Jammatt far too easily. There have been other similar examples that come to mind.
    Simoson’s strategy is something that any half decent player should be able to emulate. But Jammatt doesn’t, shouldn’t the coaches be sorting this with him?
    Oh, of course I forgot, we have been told over and over that the Brolly is supposed to be a “great coach”…….

  • 111 MacToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:02 PM

    Hopefully Tiote will help Shelvey’s game. Here’s hoping!

  • 112 Mister Tuff // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:04 PM

    Looks a bit of intent today – get at them!

  • 113 scubydu // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:04 PM

    Tino I take your point,I like aprons but not at left back

  • 114 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:05 PM

    Need to turn this great start into an early lead

  • 115 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:05 PM

    Unsure Sissoko has a brain.

    Good start overall!

  • 116 Oleg G // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:05 PM

    Any good Sopcast or Acestream LINKS?

  • 117 jasper // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:05 PM

    PS
    I think we’ll scrape a win so of course Wally will survive another week, much the pity.

  • 118 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:06 PM

    Mitro misses another sitter taking his average to 1 from 6 sitters he scores.

  • 119 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:06 PM

    what a shot from townsend

  • 120 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:06 PM

    Cmon Mitro

  • 121 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:06 PM

    mitro again fails

  • 122 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:06 PM

    Mitro again!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 123 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:06 PM

    Mitrovic oof

  • 124 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:08 PM

    Really a terrible finisher. If he’d scored those he should have, we’d be sitting a lot more comfortable.

  • 125 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:10 PM

    Exactly what we didn’t need!

  • 126 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:10 PM

    Well Mitros going to get plenty more chances to score in this game

  • 127 danishmag // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:12 PM

    any links that Works lads?

  • 128 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:13 PM

    Shelvey started very well as I expected with us on the front foot.

    Thought Janmaat was done for. Would’ve been disastrous.

  • 129 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:14 PM

    Well we have been all over them we need to score now

  • 130 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:15 PM

    typical season half season pardew
    swansea 1-0

  • 131 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:16 PM

    Aarons fills me with dread. Very bad at judging a tackle.

  • 132 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:16 PM

    Aarons…..comical…. penalties today are on the cards..

  • 133 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:17 PM

    Dive

  • 134 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:17 PM

    toonking…and what did you expect?

  • 135 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:20 PM

    Our football is objectively better at home than it has been for years. Just have to add the finishing.

  • 136 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:21 PM

    Bloody hell, I wish I’d put a first half corner bet on.

  • 137 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:22 PM

    Hope Doumbia gets a decent amount of time if its still 0-0 after 60 mins

  • 138 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:24 PM

    Our movement in the box is dreadful

  • 139 danishmag // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:25 PM

    any good links, that doesnt stop all the time?

  • 140 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:26 PM

    danish
    http://livesoccer.do.am/live/stream26.html

  • 141 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:27 PM

    Tiote looks twice the player saivet is

  • 142 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:28 PM

    Cissoko should be dropped…I don’t know why he is playing. very lazy done nothing…

  • 143 Mister Tuff // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:29 PM

    Get in Mr T.

  • 144 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:29 PM

    WOOAAAAHHHH TIOTE

  • 145 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:29 PM

    TIOOOOTEEEEEE!!!!!!

    give him a new contract!!!!!!!

  • 146 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:30 PM

    Get in Tiote

  • 147 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:30 PM

    OOOOOOOOOO FFOOORRR FUUCKK SAAAAKEESSS WHAT A CROCK OF SHIITT!!!!!!!!

  • 148 MacToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    Poor Tiote, yet again ………………

  • 149 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    Absolute disgrace. Repeat of Tiote’s goal at City couple seasons ago

  • 150 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    Mason should be fired!! That was a beauty by Tiote.

  • 151 danishmag // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    thanks ochy 😉

  • 152 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    Tiote ruled out again!

  • 153 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    What a goal….goal of the season…..and not given…disgusting…

  • 154 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    That linesman needs a bullet

  • 155 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    Mitrovic again wrecks the chance, standing off side blocking the goal keepers view and TBH can’t disagree on replays,

  • 156 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    If the lino didn’t flag then I don’t understand how he can change his mind

  • 157 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    Hahaha get in!

  • 158 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    at long last he scores

  • 159 Thump // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    Absolute and utter disgrace.

    Flag did not go up during play. Sincerely hope that’s argued after the fact.

    Get in there Mitro.

  • 160 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    Tiote goals getting ruled out for offside interferece isn’t new is it? 🙁

    Don’t know how they can make that post-hoc decision. You either flag immediately or not.

    Mitro finally scores!

    WOOOOOOOOO!

  • 161 Mister Tuff // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    Get in Mitro

  • 162 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    Yeaaaahh baby!!!! Justice

  • 163 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    That’s the way!!! THIS TIME IT COUNTS!!!!

  • 164 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    Looked like the keeper claimed for that in hope and got it

  • 165 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    What the frigging hell is going on. Im watching it on the crappy b365 board and its giving me weird read outs. have we scored or what ????

  • 166 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM

    Get in Mitro

  • 167 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    Yes essays! !!! Mitro makes up for it great by shelves again

  • 168 MacToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    Mitro, well said ……….

  • 169 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    MIIIIITROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoooo

    Critics can now SHUT THE FAK UP!!!!!!!!!! Shut your YAPP

  • 170 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    Nice ball good finish

  • 171 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    Wont br his only goal this game

  • 172 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    Shlevey been outstanding so far. We finally have a chief creator.

    Hoping others are right with Mitro saying it’s just confidence and now he’ll kick-on.

  • 173 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:34 PM

    AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:41 PM

    Mitrovic worse than Shola… that’s a hoot. Shola scored 5 goals in the last 3 seasons he played for the club. Mitrovic will no doubt get himself on parity with that today. Shola’s best season was 9 goals, Mitro should be able to… at the very least… match that this season.

    🙂

  • 174 thebionicMAG // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:34 PM

    heres quite a good link for the game:

    http://mamahd.com/watch-newcastle-live-stream-free-online-1.html

  • 175 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:34 PM

    Gorgon

    Nah, critics are essential to becoming better. You can stick your head in the sand as if all is rosey if you like.

  • 176 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:35 PM

    TIOTE got Robbed….. should have been 2:0 up….disguting…

  • 177 thebionicMAG // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:35 PM

    Let me know if you think its better…

  • 178 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:35 PM

    He’s still got a crap strike rate for the chances presented to him. Let’s hope from here on it massively improves, if it does, we stay up.

  • 179 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:36 PM

    http://www.eplstream.net/watch-free-hd-newcastle-united-live-stream-online.html

    Great link for anybody that needs one, doesn’t look too bad full screen, either.

  • 180 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:37 PM

    Tiote is still the best midfield destroyer we have. Saivet should learn from him instead. With Tiote we looks so much more better.

    And mitrovic is playing brilliant. Mclaren got it wrong by dropping him at Everton.

  • 181 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:37 PM

    The standard of officiating in this country is a disgrace

  • 182 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:39 PM

    Shelvey’s passing is sublime. Trajectory and weight of pass perfect more often than not.

  • 183 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:40 PM

    Strikers…goals…confidence. He can kick on now and a couple more, believe me he will look like a different player.
    And I see Shelvey is back to hero again,for now. Ha ha ha. LOVING IT ANYWAY. Lets just get 4 more now though,then I’ll feel relatively comfy for 3 points 🙂
    HWTL

  • 184 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:40 PM

    Well played Aarons

  • 185 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:41 PM

    for those without a good feed, tiote crushed one while 2 players were offside. It was VERY close but it didnt touch mitro, the linesman kept the flag down, and then AFTER THE FACT decided to change his mind. The announcers slammed the linesman. Bottom line, the call could have gone either way, but once he decided not to give it, he cant change his mind. Complete BS .

  • 186 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:42 PM

    Ilovetoon
    Dropping Mitro for everton, You could look at it as having invigorated him. 🙂

  • 187 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:42 PM

    Shelvey the sniper scout.

  • 188 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:43 PM

    in agreement with everyone else, if shelvy can keep this up, 12M is a STEEL. its SOOO clear what this team has been missing. he has set up or come close to setting up a TON of oppurunities. His long passes, with the speed of a townsand or attacking jjanmat is dangerous. Sissoko has been crap.

  • 189 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:43 PM

    Good defending Daryl!

  • 190 Tayls // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:44 PM

    Tiote makes a massive difference

  • 191 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:44 PM

    What an awful ref

  • 192 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:44 PM

    This game looks made for Doumbia to score. We are all over them.

  • 193 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:44 PM

    Rotonda heights // Feb 6, 2016 at 2:12 PM

    i’d take okazaki over that lump mitro any day.

    Zippity doo dah
    Any more expert analysis

  • 194 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:44 PM

    Gini disappointing so far today.

  • 195 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:45 PM

    How people can’t see how much better we play with Mitro is unbelievable….

    His hold up play is brilliant…

  • 196 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:46 PM

    Tiote is extremely crucial to us. He has to start every game from now as long as he’s fit. And shelvey.. 12m is a bargain!!

  • 197 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:47 PM

    Villa 1 Norwich 0

  • 198 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:47 PM

    Should play….442 second half…. Mitro and Doumbia up front….watch the goals tumble..

  • 199 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:47 PM

    HT newcastle 1-0 west brom

    villa 1-0 nowich

    if norwich don’t get a win today I feel we are just about safe , they’ve got the worst fixture of all teams and are one of the few defense worst that ourselves.

  • 200 Komag // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:48 PM

    http://mamahd.com/watch-newcastle-live-stream-free-online-1.html

  • 201 Lindisfarne // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:48 PM

    WBA are poor and we should be more than one up. Bad passing letting us down and the defence have hardly been challenged. We look a whole lot more solid and am sure glad we are winning but they will surely give it a go in the second half.

  • 202 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:48 PM

    78% possession that’s gotta be a record

  • 203 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:49 PM

    78% possession wow

  • 204 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:49 PM

    Tayls
    It seems Shelvey needs a defensive partner anchoring, breaking it up and giving it to him. a bit like Colbaxk did in the previous home game. If we could sign a top quality upgrade on either of them we could look very good in there.

  • 205 Komag // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:49 PM

    78-22 possession 😀

  • 206 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:50 PM

    AncientC
    Seems a better link than the one I put up – Cheers

  • 207 Lindisfarne // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:50 PM

    Titote three NUFC goals and two offside!!!

  • 208 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:50 PM

    perez on for sissoko

  • 209 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:50 PM

    Could have done with bagging another whilst we were in the ascendancy. Stats are looking really good, I just hope the lads don’t receive a Carveresque team talk and come out with lead weights round thier ankles.

  • 210 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:50 PM

    Is it just me or is WBA just a poor team?

  • 211 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:50 PM

    Gorgon

    So where was he against Watford? Throwing periodical strops and plodding around. Very easy to say it was a mistake to leave him out after the event and a loss. If he played against Everton would we have done any better? Nobody knows, to claim we would has just as much merit as saying we would’ve been beat by a bigger margin – it’s a pointless exercise, but do carry on if it makes you feel better about yourself and your football knowledge.

  • 212 CookyToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:52 PM

    We out of the drop lads.. For now!!

    Wijnaldum and Doumbia 2nd half goals 3-0 to the lads

  • 213 topmanz // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:53 PM

    Could tell the team is boycotting sissoko. It seems they have no confidence in his ability and contributions whatsoever and see him as a liability. Excellent team play by Newcastle today less sissoko (lone ranger).

  • 214 Tsunki // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:53 PM

    I know West Bromwich are no Everton ha ha but what’s with the home versus away approach? 78% possession?

  • 215 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:53 PM

    Villa doing us a favour

  • 216 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:53 PM

    Liverpool 71% possession against Sunderland. One way traffic.

  • 217 catchy in norway // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:53 PM

    villa doing there job

    swansea , hmmmm i want them to win

  • 218 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:54 PM

    Kill them off early on well hopefully

  • 219 Lindisfarne // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:54 PM

    Hopefully McClaren will blast them for being so wasteful, send them out with a rocket up their #rses and chrush WBA before they get going. Otherwise 1-1 dreadful draw.

  • 220 Ravensd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:54 PM

    The universe just does not want Tiote to score another beauty goal. Thats the second time he’s scored a stunner since that famous Arsenal goal, that has been unjustly ruled offside.

  • 221 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:55 PM

    Lindi aye and all screamers so unlucky for him

  • 222 BandB // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:56 PM

    West Brom are sitting deep and letting Shelvey have the midfield.
    We should take advantage of this to run up three or four, because they are the worst team I have seen this season set up like this. It’s perfect for us. Plenty of effort from us though.
    I can’t understand by which rule that goal was disallowed.
    Poor Cheik.

  • 223 Ravensd // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:56 PM

    Has anyone else noticed how well Colo passes and crosses into the box when attacking? Shame he has no pace, Too wasteful in general today, a lot of those 6 yard crosses should have been sunk, but no desire to rush the box. Reckon Doumbia would be the one to make those types of gambits. Hopefully he gets a run out later on.

  • 224 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:58 PM

    Everyone happy clappy today, just watch everyone next weekend or if we don’t win this game. We must be the most bipolar fans on the planet.

  • 225 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:58 PM

    No qualms with Tiote’s goal been ruled out, IF the linesman flagged immediately.

    Mitro was obstructing the view of the flight of the ball. It’s the fact he didn’t flag then post-hoc changed his mind long after.

  • 226 Munster Mag // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:58 PM

    Great for nitro. Vital to us that he has confidence and belief from the coaches. Is sissoko injured???

  • 227 Lindisfarne // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:58 PM

    Second half (any time) substitutions:
    Gini off Doumbia on
    Sissoko off Saviet on

  • 228 Mister Tuff // Feb 6, 2016 at 3:59 PM

    need to keep it unchanged .

  • 229 davis_toons // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM

    Selling Tiote is never a good choice. This club need him badly. Such a good squad rotation player.

    Sell all deadwood but not him.
    He will always have suitors…and tons of them.

  • 230 lukes26 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM

    Shelvey’s passing has to be among the best in the EPL

    He’s so smart too. Waits for the defense to challenge and then releases the ball, creating space for teammates

    Townsend having a much much better game today

  • 231 catchy in norway // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM

    this is the perfect match for Doumbia to make his debut.

  • 232 firebug666 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM

    YoungMagpieFromBurnley

    Why should we not be happy when winning or upset at losing?

  • 233 sparky55 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM

    1-0 is a very precarious score-line with our defensive record…we’ve gotta come out and score another goal early doors…I’d sacrifice Sissoko and put Doumbia up top, and take off Townsend for Saivet with winji, Tiote, and Shelvey in the middle of the park with tiote and Saivet sitting and shelves and Winji pressing on.

  • 234 davis_toons // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:01 PM

    Gini off ? Needed him badly even if he plays sosososo badly.

  • 235 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:01 PM

    Ugh, Berahino on. Please no sickening script today.

  • 236 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:01 PM

    Berahino on. Predictable storyline…

  • 237 Tsunki // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:02 PM

    Lukes26 against Everton it was the polar opposite though.

  • 238 Average_Contents // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:02 PM

    Berahino on.

    What are the odds….

    Cracking ball by shelvey for the goal.

    Townsend is a heedless chicken so far. Hopefully he sorts his shit out.

  • 239 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:02 PM

    Firebug

    That’s fine, I get that. I meant more in terms of how we treat our players. People saying Shelvey isn’t worth it and now everyone is saying he’s a steal lol.

  • 240 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:02 PM

    It’ll be 6 defeats in a row for Pards will it? What a hardship…

  • 241 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:02 PM

    Sissoko’s delivery has been crap. Crossing on the deck isn’t working, stop it

  • 242 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:02 PM

    Cissoko….wast again…he is off form for sure…. sub him…

  • 243 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:04 PM

    catchy

    tell blog 1 thing you don’t give a sh1t about newcastle only trying to prove yourself right

  • 244 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:05 PM

    Sissoko has no sense of timing. Does everything too late or too early.

  • 245 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:06 PM

    you’ll be happier to see sunderland win against palace in march

  • 246 Tsunki // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:07 PM

    There’s something seriously wrong here, we’re putting in decent crosses and being a real aerial threat….who are these people?

  • 247 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:07 PM

    catch in norway in march
    “go sunderland go sunderland you can do it “

  • 248 mindshaft // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:08 PM

    We need to score another

  • 249 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:08 PM

    “yipeetheyve wn”

    “noooooo palace have beat sunderland”

  • 250 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:09 PM

    “yipee they’ve won”

  • 251 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Toonking

    That’s most on here. Very attached to their opinions and really care about appearing to be right, so much that they’ll try rubbing other’s past posts in their faces, gleefully jumping all over it like it’s some kind of victory when a player does something contrary to that opinion.

  • 252 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Sissoko is fast but that’s about what he offers. He’s been poor and we need to upgrade on him in the summer. If we survive.

  • 253 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Shelvey has had 11% possession of the ball, that’s not much less than the whole Sunderland team against Liverpool.

  • 254 jane // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Villa 2 Norwich 0

    we are out of the relegation zone !!

  • 255 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Villa 2-0 up! Get in

  • 256 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Villa 2-0 up.

  • 257 CookyToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:11 PM

    Villa 2-0 up, we need to get another!!

  • 258 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:14 PM

    Good news

  • 259 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:14 PM

    toonking.
    There is a live match on at the moment .

    Can you keep your petty childish vendettas for some other 90 minutes in the week my dear.

  • 260 mindshaft // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:15 PM

    we’re letting them back in the game

  • 261 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:15 PM

    Think we should bring of Gini for Doumbia at around 65

  • 262 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:15 PM

    Get in villa

  • 263 Ron Knee // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:15 PM

    mindshaft

    We’re good at that!

  • 264 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:16 PM

    We need to get our att. mid more into play. We are in control but it’s still not very effective.

  • 265 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:17 PM

    Gini seems very flat today.

    Howay Mitro, stick to your strengths. Yet to see you dribble past a single player.

  • 266 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:17 PM

    We need to up the tempo again here. So far so canny. But the old second goal needed now before we encourage them / invite them back in.

  • 267 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:17 PM

    Shelvey passing is sublime..

  • 268 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:18 PM

    The support when we do get in down the flanks is terrible. Player looks up and there’s never anything in the 6-yard box.

  • 269 Mister Tuff // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:18 PM

    Townsend – corner on his head -another one who does know how to head a ball.

  • 270 mindshaft // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:19 PM

    Mitro is hanging onto the ball and trying to beat players – just pass the ball !!

  • 271 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:19 PM

    I’d take gini out and play Doumbia or Perez..

  • 272 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    could have been a red
    last man, plus two feet studs up

  • 273 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    Get in Liverpool

  • 274 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    Thunlun 1-0 down

  • 275 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    that looked like a red card the way he came in

    pool 1-0 scums

  • 276 Blaydon-Toon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    Bindippers leading the scum 1-0

  • 277 ShirebrookToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    Doumbia on now we come on Steve ffs!!!!

  • 278 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    Cheers Pards 🙂

  • 279 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:21 PM

    Liverpool up as well we need another goal tho

  • 280 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:21 PM

    Mitrovic unleashing the prosecution on Chester lol.

  • 281 MacToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:21 PM

    Time for some positive substitutions?

  • 282 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:21 PM

    norwich scums villa are down

  • 283 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:22 PM

    Aaaaaaah Gini Gini Gini!

    Colo could be a DM quite easily. Probably our second best passer after Shelvey.

  • 284 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:22 PM

    Just bring on Doumbia already cmon make the sub mclaren. Or is he waiting for the 85th minute?

  • 285 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:22 PM

    Wijnaldum how did you miss?

  • 286 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:23 PM

    FAAKK SAAKEEESS WIINII>>!!!!!!

    Get DOUMBIA ON FFS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 287 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:23 PM

    Missing sitters really is the reason why we are where we are must ve missed out on an extra 15 goals this season

  • 288 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:24 PM

    right on post

  • 289 Ron Knee // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:24 PM

    manxpie

    Don’t forget our defence, mate!

  • 290 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:24 PM

    Unlucky Townsend!

    Much more goal threat across the team with the new signings.

  • 291 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:24 PM

    No luck Townsend

  • 292 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    How is it still 1-0

  • 293 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    Why can’t this Newcastle team turn up every week?!

  • 294 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    unlucky andros

  • 295 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    Impressed by Townsend tbh…..working hard..I like it…

  • 296 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    You do know Doumbia haven’t played for months?

  • 297 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    tonsands been much better this game. need the subs!@@@!!

  • 298 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    Because we’re not at home every week.

  • 299 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:26 PM

    Townsend been top notch today

  • 300 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:26 PM

    C’mon man!

    Sweet from Gini, wasteful from Sissoko ffs!

    Gotta kill this off.

  • 301 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:27 PM

    cmon Sissoko

  • 302 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:27 PM

    Again!!!! Ffs this’ll come back to haunt us

  • 303 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:27 PM

    OOoooooooo FFS……hoowww iss thiiiss noott 4:0already…..

  • 304 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:27 PM

    We haven’t been this dominant in a match this consistently throughout for years.

  • 305 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:27 PM

    we should be 5-0 up

  • 306 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:29 PM

    When will mclaren make the sub. It’s so frustrating.

  • 307 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:29 PM

    We’ve bossed this game it would be criminal if we didn’t win

  • 308 switch365 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:30 PM

    how long till he brings on the new lad ffs
    opportunities to score wasted with a finisher on the bench

  • 309 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:30 PM

    Liverpool game is over and done with at least

  • 310 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:30 PM

    What on Earth was that Sissoko? No goals this season and no wonder why.

  • 311 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:30 PM

    sissok can’t even hit target,getting a draw and we can only blame it on the sitters.I can’t imagine mitro’s goal coming had tiotes been allowed

    pool 2-0 scums
    scums might be bottom by the end of season

  • 312 catchy in norway // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:31 PM

    rolando has had a great game today

  • 313 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:31 PM

    Why does Steve hate making subs, I feel like we give the emphasis to the opposition constantly

  • 314 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:31 PM

    Sissoko off hopefully. Would like to see Perez, maybe a cameo for Doum. Bit worried about Tayls lasting much longer…?

  • 315 Pendza // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:32 PM

    We wont change anything yet last ten and the new lad will come on. we don’t know how he will change the game! we need the 3 points today nothing less!

  • 316 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:32 PM

    Sub now Sctheve, beginning to lose a bit of momentum and ideas.

  • 317 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:33 PM

    He’ll make a sub if they score

  • 318 MacToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:33 PM

    Fresh legs ffs. Maybe swap Townsend for Perez and Townsend can get some Geordie applause for working hard and at least trying?

  • 319 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:33 PM

    Twitching a bit now. Long quarter hour. It wouldn’t be like Newcastle to make it easy on the ticker for us would it!!?

  • 320 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:34 PM

    Townsend mostly good, but some bad, particularly dropped off the last 10, making bad decisions.

  • 321 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:35 PM

    This is the exact reason we threw away the Chelsea game all those months ago. Steve is too hesitant to change things and gives momentum away

  • 322 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:35 PM

    will the tyne tees derby really happen next season or is it a wear tees darby?

    boro0-1 blackburn

  • 323 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:36 PM

    Why can’t he see we’re losing momentum and creativity is dwindling? Need fresh impetus!

  • 324 YouCouldn'tMakeItUp // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:36 PM

    Need another goal. Villa doing Norwich is a chance too good to pass up. Also, regardless of what the pardew haters say, we need a palace win to reel the swans in closer.

  • 325 mindshaft // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:37 PM

    wish we could actually finish a game off !!

  • 326 sparky55 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:38 PM

    MAKE A SUBSTITUTION YOU FCUKING MORON!!!

  • 327 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:39 PM

    Smogs don’t look like they want to come up eh

  • 328 mindshaft // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:39 PM

    make a sub you idiot

  • 329 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:41 PM

    These are the times that you look to a leader / leaders to take control. We are getting jittery. Pray we can keep it steady. Toon goal now please! We have to show a bit of nous

  • 330 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:41 PM

    certainly lots of signs an injury is high risk

  • 331 YouCouldn'tMakeItUp // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:41 PM

    Scousers leaving early over high ticket prices

  • 332 Munster Mag // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:41 PM

    Presume steve isnt convinced by Dounbia’s fitness so doesnt want to risk him.

  • 333 YouCouldn'tMakeItUp // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:42 PM

    And as that happens, the Peado scores for the scum

  • 334 SUTTY1978 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:42 PM

    WBA have been very strong in the last 10 mins of their recent games….

  • 335 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:43 PM

    For goodness sake!

    They’re practically asking us to score a second.

  • 336 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:43 PM

    So after all of that…we need two more ST’s in the summer IF we are still here…

  • 337 Ron Knee // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:43 PM

    Where’s that Fat Lady?

  • 338 YouCouldn'tMakeItUp // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:44 PM

    Surely, even if doumnia isnt fit, he can put on perez and saviet(who had a good game v everton). Fresh legs.

  • 339 topmanz // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:44 PM

    Superb game from our comeback players S. Taylor, Tiote and Aarons.

  • 340 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:45 PM

    Just using the subs to run down the clock and bore us to tears.

    Sissoko hammy gone?

  • 341 MacToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:45 PM

    3 minutes to go, pleased McClaren’s decided to make an earlier than usual substitution.

  • 342 Ron Knee // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:47 PM

    My link’s gone. How many minutes of agony left?

  • 343 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:47 PM

    Just like the West Ham game

  • 344 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:47 PM

    My motm Tiote. Wonderful midfield performance.

  • 345 Tsunki // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:47 PM

    We should be four clear by now, obviously goal is a foreign land. Don’t know why pulis doesn’t bring on that young lad berawhatsisname he would get things going for…oh…wait…

  • 346 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:47 PM

    Being bored to tears is perfect for me for the next 5 mins ta!

  • 347 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:48 PM

    This match is a match i’d say we’ve got away with not in decisions, it’s a terrible attempt to get back into a game since going 1-0 i’ve seen very little attack from west brom at all you’d think it’s them who are a goal ahead.

  • 348 Tsunki // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:48 PM

    You watch he’ll score now 😐

  • 349 sparky55 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:48 PM

    FFS lads

  • 350 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:48 PM

    Thank God they are sheeet

  • 351 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:48 PM

    Getting sloppy.

  • 352 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:49 PM

    WTF
    liverpool 2-2 scums

  • 353 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:49 PM

    Janmaat covered well a few times today.

  • 354 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:49 PM

    What an engine janmaat has.incredible distance he covered.

  • 355 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:49 PM

    Sorry people, I will keep my mouth well and truly closed in future.

  • 356 mindshaft // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:49 PM

    looks like players are starting to panic

  • 357 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:49 PM

    Klopp’s shite.

  • 358 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:51 PM

    Tang ya bloody jinx

  • 359 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:51 PM

    😀

    Tiote with the ground header.

  • 360 ochytoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:51 PM

    This is my biggest gripe with McClaren. He’s risked three points because he’s scared to make a change and thus we’ve grown tired and lost momentum. Not to mention that making three subs in the last few minutes when you’re trying to hold a narrow lead is going to upset the balance and make us more nervous. I’m glad we’ve won today but Steve needs to be braver.

  • 361 sparky55 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:52 PM

    TFFT

  • 362 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:52 PM

    motm tiote no doubt…..

    CM working with him…

  • 363 Belfast // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:52 PM

    Thank god

  • 364 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:52 PM

    Klopp isnt even there

  • 365 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:52 PM

    Aside from that late break, never in danger.

    Very odd performance from W Brom. Don’t think all is well there and they’re gonna be dragged into it.

    MOTM Shelvey for me.

  • 366 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:52 PM

    aaaaannnnnddddd BREATH

  • 367 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:53 PM

    McLaren truly rubbish manager….really…

    Imagine what we would do with Ranieri…

  • 368 Rhys Boyd // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:53 PM

    Hurrah 3 points 🙂

  • 369 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:53 PM

    Out of the relegation zone, now all we have to do as a bare minimum is pick up the same amount of points as the crud beneath us. Surely we can do that?

  • 370 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:53 PM

    YEEESSSSSS

  • 371 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:53 PM

    What a relief. Need to see that effort every week but I said that after the West Ham game and we went missing for a couple of weeks.

  • 372 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:54 PM

    And…breathe again! Not a bad day all told. We played positively and fashioned a result. Pleased with that! 3 points wanted, 3 points got, and some good results elsewhere. 🙂

  • 373 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:54 PM

    Attempts on target 7-0

  • 374 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:54 PM

    A boring but great result and now we’re out of the relegation battle.

    astonishing day overall and it looks as though both the unexpected survival team and the unexpected title winners could be true

  • 375 SUTTY1978 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:54 PM

    Well done Rolando, everyone nervous about him getting roasted pre-game and we end up keeping a clean sheet.

  • 376 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:54 PM

    Manx.. theres always one eh. this time it was me hahaha

  • 377 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:54 PM

    Should of been an absolute thrashing but well happy with that
    saylor did well i thought too
    tiote n shelvey look like they could be a great partnership aswell

  • 378 Tsunki // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:55 PM

    All huff and puff but I suppose we are unused to seeing so much of goal. We should have stuffed them today. Agree about late subs I never see the point that in them except that they’re as effective at derailing ourselves as the other side.

  • 379 Jib // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:55 PM

    Now for the Calcutta cup (first played one year before NUFC was formed)
    Come on England mash the plastic Highlanders
    Braveheart my arse

  • 380 Hail Wor Ashley // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:56 PM

    CM worked at home with Colback. It’s being at home that is all the difference. At least players are comfy at home these days, for too long there’s always been a nervy edge.

    Have to translate it to away performances now.

  • 381 SUTTY1978 // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:56 PM

    If you want to see what effect protests have on players, look no further than Anfield. 2-0 up and cruising, let in 2 goals within 10 minutes of the walkout.

  • 382 The Diamond dogs hoojars // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:56 PM

    We all know it should have been a thrashing, three points though, but West Brom are horrible.

  • 383 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:56 PM

    This win tastes just like chicken

  • 384 catchy in norway // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:57 PM

    Rolando MOM for me,, never did anything spectacular, but young kid in the wrong position, after giving away a pen the other night,, that was a big game from him

  • 385 sing in the corner // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:58 PM

    Aye welcome back Steven Taylor. A big ask after yonks on the sidelines. A mention too for Aaron’s. good job there.

  • 386 mattyNUFC // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:58 PM

    anyone know where i can catch a replay of the match? missed the first half and then the second was constantly interrupted due to lagging internet

    an aside, looks like macca is deadset on putting Doumbia amongst the illustrious loan players we’ve had of late without even a chance to see if they can offer something; ireland, ferreya, nacho, rossi, to name a few. the man is shackled by fear

  • 387 colwell // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:59 PM

    That is exactly why we will be relegated needed all those chances to score 1, luckily it was WBA who are awful away from home and never create anything but we won’t get chances like that every week.

    Next up Chelsea and City bottom 3 we go again.

  • 388 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:59 PM

    shelvy MOTM, hands down

  • 389 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:59 PM

    MOTM

    tiote was expecting to leave in the winter but didn’t and has come to score a goal only denied by mitro stacking off side

  • 390 catchy in norway // Feb 6, 2016 at 4:59 PM

    clean sheet

  • 391 Tsunki // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM

    Positives are that Townsend is nowhere near up to pace, he might be very good when he is. Tiote looked like his old self without so much of the thuggishness. Saylor evidently tired but still very capable. Wijnaldum on home form again

    Negative, sissokos passing destroys moves and I think virtually cancel out much of the good he does. Poor breakdown of passing all over the pitch and a tendency to run into traps rather than spreading it about if it’s not working. But much better much much better.

  • 392 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:01 PM

    Matty, gettyfooty.com usually have the full matches but probably not this soon

  • 393 Tsunki // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:01 PM

    West Bromwich were us the other night.

  • 394 lesh // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:02 PM

    Wheyhey!

    We’re on the rise but must take it slowly otherwise we’ll get the Bends!

  • 395 catchy in norway // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:02 PM

    we need some big away perfomances

  • 396 JamesToon // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:03 PM

    Absolutely great win should have won 5 or 6-0 but nonetheless

    Getting sick of this playing well at home then playing sh!te away, we need to replicate that kind of performance against tough away teams like Watford etc

  • 397 benjohnsen // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:03 PM

    I have been saying a couple of times this season. Tiote is a top player and we look soooo much better composed with him in the midfield.

    I think it’s strange that we haven’t tried to give him new contract. MOTM without a doubt.

  • 398 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:03 PM

    Aarons played well but got to stop him tackling anywhere near the box lol
    Gini looked of his game today might need a rest

  • 399 Thump // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:03 PM

    Honestly don’t know how we only won by 1-0, but (here it comes) if we play like that consistently, we’ll be winning far more than we’ll be losing.

    Over to you to save your job, Schteve.

  • 400 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:04 PM

    McClazza is obviously thinking “We’re winning, if I change something and WBA score I’m for the chopping block”

    He was touching cloth over making a sub and probe will continue to do so until were mathematically safe eh

  • 401 lukes26 // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:04 PM

    Yeah, Shelvey MOTM especially for what he did in the first half.

    Tiote was excellent as well. Welcome back home.

    Aarons didnt have to do too much. I wouldnt trust him against a more attacking side though

  • 402 lesh // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:04 PM

    If Saylor came off uninjured he must be in for a special MoM award for playing 90mins!

  • 403 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:04 PM

    Hope mclaren doesn’t talk his usual rubbish that we’ve turned the corner.

  • 404 toonking // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:04 PM

    Even with defeats i the next two games we should be able to remain out of the bottom 3 norwich’s home match is against west ham who are doing great at the minute.

  • 405 Ron Knee // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:05 PM

    I thought we were due a good performance. Away to Chelsea next. Can we string two good showings together?

  • 406 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:05 PM

    So Impressive with Tiote. Great performance.

  • 407 Toon Tang // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:06 PM

    Haaa probe. That was probably his punishment if we had conceded.

  • 408 AncientC // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:06 PM

    Mitrovic – 2 shots. 1 forcing a great save, the other a goal.

  • 409 manxpie // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:06 PM

    Benjo i think he’s still got about 16 years left on his last one

  • 410 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:08 PM

    West Brom could well be relegated if they play like that every week.

  • 411 mattyNUFC // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:08 PM

    thanks, toontang

  • 412 Blackley and Brownlie // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:09 PM

    Mitro man of the match. Whole back four excellent.

  • 413 cyprus // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:12 PM

    Someone explain this team to me. We absolutely trashed them 🙂

  • 414 Mister Tuff // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:12 PM

    Mr T clear MOTM.

  • 415 catchy in norway // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:14 PM

    Mr T mom no2 for me,, head could have been in China, scored another blockbuster ..

  • 416 cyprus // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:15 PM

    I’ve been a frequent critic of Taylor. He had an excellent game. Giving him MOM.

  • 417 Rotonda heights // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:15 PM

    Talk about night and day. When we play like that it’s very, very pleasing on the eye and a joy to watch. Now if only we knew where the net was!!

    Very pleasantly surprised by Townsend who wasn’t the headless chicken I thought he would be at all. Probably Mitro’s best game yet too. Taylor was very steady and Aarons much improved even playing out of position.

    If we had put all our chances away over the last 6 games we’d be well clear. Imagine having to watch WBA every week though.

  • 418 davetoon // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:15 PM

    Shelvey motm for me. Hos passing was decisive

  • 419 lukes26 // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:15 PM

    Im a little worried about all the crossings in the box..it seemed we could just walk it into the box, especially in the second half

  • 420 chewbaccy // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:15 PM

    win ugly

  • 421 SPRINGY // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:16 PM

    was’nt sure about aarons before the game but he played well so got to give the lad credit…..tiote was great today….not a bad performance by anyone…just the odd wrong final ball or decision so cant complain…..mitro deserves a mention too….strong, some nice link up play and touches and held the ball up well.

  • 422 will die for the toon army // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:17 PM

    WBA was so poor that scares me.

    BUT if we are to bench any one bench Wujnaldum or Sissoko. MITROVIC is untouchable we play around him.

  • 423 davis_toons // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:18 PM

    Leicester City – The Giant Killer.

    Cheick Tiote bravely heads the ball even when his body is on the ground. Still fighting away.

    The old lion…

    (sell..him..sell..him away…he is useless..he is not willing to play..sell him away)

    I think is best to sell other deadwoods that are hardly even mention in the starting lineup. There are many go look it up.

  • 424 Rotonda heights // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:18 PM

    colell

    i bet you’re great fun at parties

  • 425 NYMAG // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:18 PM

    Great performance from start to finish orchestrated by Shelvey. Night and day from his horror against Everton.

    Tiote deserves a ton of praise, he gave everything.

    Only negative for me was the lack of end product from Sissoko, how many chances did he miss….I’d give him the move he craves over the summer and cash in on him, let’s hope Beijing Utd throw stupid money at him.

    West Brom could get pulled into the relegation battle now, they’ve got nothing. We might have dodged a bullet missing out on Berahino, he’s carrying some timber, he’s got the physique of a Sunday league centre forward…..

  • 426 Goofy // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:19 PM

    Great result. Could’ve been 5 easily, three points will do.

    We hounded them for 90 mins with excellent play. We didn’t give them any space, We made them look worse than they actuallty were.

    Tiote was my motm. Hwtl

  • 427 JP...from The Rock // Feb 6, 2016 at 5:39 PM

    Saw patches of the match and was impressed with our forward play. Shame our finishing keeps letting us down. And Sissoko knuckled down and tried which is very pleasing compared to his shocker against Everton. So relieved to have got the three points it was a must win game. Now we have to kick on and keep picking up points, still alot of work to do.

    Itching to see Doumbia play as I feel he would have buried half the chances we created today.




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