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McClaren’s Annoying Interview After Another Debacle – Video

7:44 am, Sunday, February 14th, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 14 Comments

We’ve heard all the excuses in the world this season from Steve McClaren, as he has gone through explaining what happened in his press conference after each of the 14 defeats we have suffered.

In life you get the results or you get the reasons and with Steve’s record we have had many reasons and very few results.

steve mcclaren press confernce after game

Steve McClaren at his press conference following the game

Steve says at the moment the away form is inconsistent – but the away form gas been disastrous all season.

We still don’t think Steve McClaren fully gets the extreme gravity of the situation he has created at Newcastle.

He talks about 12 cup finals – what the heck does that mean – it sounds good but what does it mean?

It’s a stupid little sound bite that’s what it is.

And was yesterday at Chelsea a cup final?

We don’t like the way he half smiles saying his first sentence.

Here is is.

Tags: Match Reports · Newcastle News · Premier League · Press · Press Conference

14 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Feb 14, 2016 at 7:48 AM

    Twelve cup finals
    Does the silly bugga not realise we cannot win a cup tie never-mind a bloody cup-final.
    Much better if he came out and said we were S••T and have been S••T most away games and a few home games

  • 2 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Feb 14, 2016 at 7:55 AM

    With a bit of luck we might not loose any ground next week with the fixtures:
    BUT I Can see the Mackems climbing out of the relegation Zone by the time we play them
    winning at West Ham – revenge for FAT SAM and beating Crystal Palace

    West Ham v Sunderland
    Leicester v Norwich
    Stoke v Aston Villa
    Watford v Bournemouth
    West Brom v Crystal Palace
    Tottenham v Swansea

    Tuesday 1st March 2016

    Aston Villa v Everton
    Bournemouth v Southampton
    Leicester v West Brom
    Norwich v Chelsea
    Sunderland v Crystal Palace
    Arsenal v Swansea
    Stoke v Newcastle

    5th March
    Man City v Aston Villa
    Newcastle v Bournemouth
    Southampton v Sunderland 15:00
    Swansea v Norwich 15:00
    Watford v Leicester 17:30

  • 3 gorgonzola ( former Pecorino former to gorgonzola) // Feb 14, 2016 at 7:56 AM

    Relegation certain…

  • 4 Ron Knee // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:01 AM


    Charmless will be graduating magna cum laude!

  • 5 sing in the corner // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:06 AM

    Aye Charlie…was just looking forward at the next few weeks / fixtures (has to be better than dwelling on the horrors of last night, after all!!)
    All games are massive of course, but we need to scrape something out of the Stoke away. Bournemouth game must be 3 points picked up cos we will,I fear, get another hammering at Leicester.
    All the stars are aligning to make it gargantuan pressure on us to beat the makems. At least we are at home!

  • 6 mickalfas // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:09 AM

    Carr has to go ,as well as the shite players he picks ,was it not his choice for the manager
    Mcclown OUT

  • 7 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:11 AM

    Ron…probably just to tell him that he has his support 😉

  • 8 Ron Knee // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:15 AM


    The only thing Charmless does well is convincing Ashley that he knows what he’s doing! How else to explain that he’s still managing director?

  • 9 anthc // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:19 AM

    Feel we’re going to rely on three teams being worse than us which is difficult at the minute.
    I hope we stay up but my head and common sense tell me otherwise. We’re right in the smelly sticky Brown stuff and the players last night just didn’t look bothered.
    On the bright side we’ll get eight extra games next year!

  • 10 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:23 AM

    After watching the Mackems then us yesterday – we stand a cat in hells chance of beating them.
    Their players will be to strong and muscular for our players and will get bullied and out muscled off the ball like Man Utd were yesterday.
    Can see a heavy defeat again and more humiliation

  • 11 Mackems are from MORDOR! // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:37 AM

    I have only one response to this…
    McLarens wife must fake it really well if he can always look so pleased with a shite performance

  • 12 Lanzatoon42 // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:40 AM


  • 13 sing in the corner // Feb 14, 2016 at 8:43 AM

    Yes, my head agrees with you.
    But we can be a different proposition at home. Can is the operative word.
    It all comes back to no balls in our team, the old leadership and guts issue. We roll over when we concede. Our two leaders are SM and on the field Colo. SM walked out and hid in the dressing room or sat looking dazed in his chair. Or that’s what it looks like onto tv to millions. Sends a message…
    Colo was anonymous when the chips were down again.
    The makems have that presence. They are the concern now. 4 points from Liverpool and MU. Didn’t see that coming to be fair to them. There was luck involved but they give themselves a chance. I still believe we will finish ahead of Norwich but that might not matter.
    Our season might come down to wether we beat sunderland at home or not.

  • 14 Sav // Feb 14, 2016 at 10:41 AM

    Charnley went for the manager who can best be described as ‘undemanding’. He was grateful. What we need is someone who not only demands of his players but makes demands of the club (and I don’t mean panic January purchases). Talk of Pearson or some other disciplinarian is not positive. We need a manager who expects to be at a club which means to win. At the moment, that isn’t us.

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