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This Club´s Success Shows Newcastle´s Excuses Pure Nonsense

8:03 am, Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 3 Comments

Tottenham could only draw 1-1 at home against West Brom last night and that leaves Leicester City 7 points ahead with just three games to play.

So Leicester need only three points from their last three games and they will be the surprising Premier League Champions for the first time – and the biggest shock ever in Premier League history.

A win at Old Trafford on Sunday would be a good way of sealing their first ever Premier League title – and it comes  just over a year after they had only 19 points from 29 games and looked certain to be relegated last season.

claudio ranieri

Claudio Ranieri – Leicester City manager

And now when Tottenham visit Newcastle on the last day of the season, Newcastle could need the win to stay up, but Tottenham will not be having to win or draw that game to become Premier League Champions for the first time ever.

Leicester City have shown in no uncertain way that it is pure nonsense to say other PL clubs cannot challenge the top four or top six clubs in England because of the lack of financial means.

That´s been the mantra coming out of Newcastle for years now – and like most things coming out of the club it´s been proved to be pure nonsense.

Leicester are a full 12 points above money-bags Manchester City and they have shown this season that players who are good and give all-out effort and show passion for their club and are well coached by an experienced top manager can win the Premier League.

Shades of Newcastle for next season maybe?

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You don´t need to buy players worth £75M each to win the Premier League these days.

Having players with passion, being astute in the transfer market and getting in a top class coach who can get the very best out of the players can do the trick.

So if Newcastle can survive this season, there´s no reason at all that we cannot be challenging next year for a top six position at least under Rafa Benitez.

No reason at all.

And if anybody from the club says anything different to that – just ignore them – they are of the old school and still have that losing mentality.

Of course we first have to stay up this season to potentially have an excellent season in the Premier League next term.

That´s what Rafa and the players, with help from the fans, need to take care of over the last three games.

Keep the faith – we can do it.

Comments welcome.



Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours




3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 G // Apr 26, 2016 at 8:24 AM

    If only the club had never gone for Macca? Just goes to show what a good motivator can do for a team. Congrats to the Foxes, glad it wont be spuds.

  • 2 sparky55 // Apr 26, 2016 at 8:29 AM

    I think we’ve touched on this a few times before Ed…surely your focus should be on the up coming Palace game…will we…won’t we…will their players be hiding just in case we break their fcuking legs before the FA cup final…should we be putting stories out in the press to mess with heads…should we be putting in some thunderous tackles on their fast wide men where all their danger comes from…this battle against palace starts now in their heads….we need to fcuk with them mentally in the press, in the dressing room, and in the tunnel and then start kicking lumps put of them on the park and whisper sweet nothings in their ears to make them fear getting an injury. Mitro has to start that one and we need our ginger ninja and tiote to be their nastiest best and we’ll scare the soft cockney w@nkers into submission.

  • 3 Jib // Apr 26, 2016 at 9:03 AM

    Ah yes another

    “hard as nails Northeners” VS “effete Southern softies”

    Interesting nugget # 36547
    Did you know that Inverness CT one of the most Northerly teams in the British Isles has 80% English players . Their 3 goals on Saturday v Kilmarnock were all scored by Englishmen which is more than can be said for the EPL !




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