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Young Striker Issues Warning To Newcastle Players

3:52 pm, Sunday, February 7th, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 11 Comments

Aleksandar Mitrovic had a good game for Newcastle yesterday in what was such a crucial 1-0 win against West Brom – and it was Mitro’s great goal after 33 minutes, brilliantly set up by Jonjo Shelvey that proved the difference between the sides.

We know if was a good goal because the great Alan Shearer called it a brilliant finish and Alan knows all about scoring goals and how good they are.

Bur we missed too many chances once again – and at some point this season we have to start converting the chances to get our goal difference improved and get a few (lot) more wins on the board.


Wijnaldum tries to strangle Aleksandar Mitrovic after winning goal

This is what Aleksandar had to say after the game:

“It’s very important for us, for our confidence, but we still don’t have anything. We have 13 games more and they are like finals for us.”

“We need to keep our feet on the ground, to work hard and try to improve. I hope we will keep playing like this, but as I said, we have done nothing and we need to work hard to give everything in every game.”

“Even though we were disappointed that Cheick’s goal was ruled out, we knew the goal was coming, and it did a couple of minutes later and we were all delighted.”

“It was for ‘Little Mitro’. My girlfriend is pregnant and in March, I hope we will get ‘Young Mitro’.”

Those are good words from Mitro,  because we are still 4th bottom and we still have it all to do.

However, we did gain 3 points on Norwich and Bournemouth – who lost 2-0 today at home to Arsenal – and we gained 2 points on Sunderland and Swansea.

Mitrovic was one of many Newcastle players who had a good games yesterday in what was one of out best displays of the season.

But as Mitrovic points out – we need to do that in all of the 13 remaining games of the season.

In four days we have seen Newcastle play as through we were a relegation side and then yesterday we looked like a top six side.

So Steve McClaren must get the lads to perform in every single game – consistency is the name of the game for Newcastle.

It would be a complete and utter tragedy if we are relegated – especially since further strengthening the squad last month.

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11 responses so far ↓

  • 1 sing in the corner // Feb 7, 2016 at 3:55 PM

    Sign up Little Mitro in vitro for the development squad..

  • 2 Jail for Ashley // Feb 7, 2016 at 3:57 PM

    I do for the time being, I honestly believe we’d have been relegated if Tiote was sold.

  • 3 Lee Charnley Bunga Party // Feb 7, 2016 at 3:59 PM

    @Jail for Ashley

    I think Bmouth will be fine they are capable of battling for points if I was a West Brom and Norwich fan I would be worried though especially if you look at West Broms next 5 or 6 fixtures they could end up with 0 points if they play like that every week

  • 4 SUTTY1978 // Feb 7, 2016 at 4:02 PM


    It’s strange the effect of a player on a team whether they individually play well or nor. It’s fair to point out that every game Saivet has started we have lost. At the same time it’s fair to point out that we haven’t lost a game that DeJong has started ( 2 wins & a draw). Are both stats coincidental? Most people didn’t think that DeJong did much in the games he played, at the same time quite a lot of people rated Saviet as the best outfield player against Everton.

  • 5 WWSBRD // Feb 7, 2016 at 4:04 PM

    I’d probably agree with that though I think once Saivet settles he will be a good little buy

    Come summer id probably move on Anita and Tiote and get a tiote replica with their wages

    On topic I really like Mitro I just wish he wasn’t so Rivi-like in shooting ability

  • 6 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Feb 7, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Tiote coming back to form, makes you wonder who has better man management out of pardew and Mcclaren.

  • 7 Jail for Ashley // Feb 7, 2016 at 4:12 PM

    Totally understand that Tiote’s time is up here, but to get rid of one of your most experienced players while you’re in the bottom three was common sense gone AWOL.

  • 8 Jail for Ashley // Feb 7, 2016 at 4:14 PM

    Can’t believe you get charged a booking fee for buying a ticket at the game

  • 9 Ron Knee // Feb 7, 2016 at 4:14 PM

    Chelsea playing like the away team.

  • 10 WWSBRD // Feb 7, 2016 at 4:16 PM

    Same could be said for Cisse…or Williamson haha

  • 11 TroubledToon // Feb 7, 2016 at 7:30 PM

    Mitro, we need you to start scoring them sitters more regularly mate.

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