Newcastle fans were horrified by the abject and disgraceful performance put in by Newcastle at Chelsea last Saturday, when it looked like our players were dreaming of their mid-season holiday break coming up in southern Spain.
Oh sorry, we mean the very hard work they were going to put in at the La Manga camp and a brutal two training sessions a day that was coming up.
Paul Merson – slams Newcastle’s decision
Sky Sports pundits – especially Paul Merson thought that was just a ridiculous decision made by the Newcastle club and we suppose Steve McClaren in particular.
At the very least it certainly was not a good PR move after too many of our players took the day off last Saturday in London – and our inside information is that at least two of our players who started the game already thought they were on holiday.
Here’s the link to the video.