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Unbelievable – Newcastle 5 Tottenham 1 – 8 Minute Video

5:09 pm, Sunday, May 15th, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 38 Comments

In what was an unbelievable display by a strong Newcastle side today we whipped Tottenham 5-1 for our first double of the season, our biggest win of the season – but it was all too late.

And we went down to 10 men after 67 minutes when Mitro was sent off.

If only Lee Charnley hadn’t dithered and ended up costing Newcastle £100M next season and appointed Rafa after the 5-1 defeat at Chelsea it would have all been different.

But we have gone down because of the complete stupidity and arrogance of those running the club.

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Rafa Benitez at the end of the game

Two great goals from both Gini Wijnaldum and one from Mitrovic before he was sent off in the 67th minute,  but even with 10 men Newcastle added to their totals with late goals from Rolando Aarons and Daryl Janmaat.

Newcastle 1 Tottenham 1 – video highlights

Note: Initially there were only the first 3 goals but all five goals are in there now – everything now working!.

The only thing that matters now is that we retain Rafa Benitez – now get him signed up or all hell will break loose.

If we had only been safe this season we could have been challenging at the top of the table next season.

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  • 1 Ketsbaia9 // May 15, 2016 at 5:10 PM

    Don’t think Mitrovic should’ve been sent off. Looked a fair challenge. Can see why he was complaining.

  • 2 Thump // May 15, 2016 at 5:11 PM

    Ah, Kets. Always fishing for the bite.

  • 3 beefman13 // May 15, 2016 at 5:11 PM

    You really could not make it up, this probably sticks in the gut even more than the expected relegation, what a weird football club we are. see you in the championship!

  • 4 Lindisfarne // May 15, 2016 at 5:11 PM


    I’ll have what you are on.

  • 5 qtoon // May 15, 2016 at 5:12 PM

    We need to sign up Rolando Aarons as a priority. No doubt Sissoko wants to leave. Wijnaldum is too good for the Championship. But two genuine wingers in Townsend and Aarons with pace and the ability to create and score goals would be awesome.

    We still have some really talented young players (Mitro, Perez, Armstrong, Mbemba, Lascelles) if we can keep them together under Rafa we can really have a good go at the Championship.

    Coloccini needs to go. Our defence has been hugely better without him and he isn’t captain material. If Janmaat goes, Mbabu is a more than capable replacement. A few signings with physicality and experience with the cash from Sissoko, Wijnaldum, Cisse, Tiote, Riviere (if anyone will buy him), and freed up wages from Colocini, Obertan, Marveaux and we’ll be rocking. In Rafa we trust?

  • 6 Ron Knee // May 15, 2016 at 5:12 PM

    I think the word “bittersweet” was invented for this occasion.

  • 7 davetoon // May 15, 2016 at 5:12 PM

    @Ketsbaia I am assuming that you haven’t seen a replay? It was a shocking leg breaking challenge.

  • 8 Ketsbaia9 // May 15, 2016 at 5:14 PM

    Thought he was sent off for his elbow?

  • 9 Lindisfarne // May 15, 2016 at 5:14 PM


  • 10 Ketsbaia9 // May 15, 2016 at 5:15 PM

    We must keep Sissoko, Janmaat, Townsend and Mbemba. Wijnaldum, Colback and Dummett can all leave.

  • 11 firebug666 // May 15, 2016 at 5:15 PM

    Ron @ 6


    I think if Rafa had been brought in earlier, we would be playing prem footy next season.

    Mismanagement has sent us down, nothing more nothing less.

  • 12 mindcompressor // May 15, 2016 at 5:15 PM

    Last time we were relegated, we loose points against AV. This tame the same – we lost 4 points in two matches vs AV. Team which lost 27 games in this season…

    However, display today was great. We can win with any team under Benitez. I hope fatso will be smart enough to keep Rafa and make NUFC proper club again.

    I didn’t have funds to fly to Newcastle this season, but I hope Rafa stays and I will come to SJP next season.


  • 13 benjohnsen // May 15, 2016 at 5:19 PM

    The reason why Rafa has become so important for Newcastle is that he stand for change.

    If Rafa continue as manager, expect this:
    1. Complete overhaul of player logistics
    2. His name will attract good players. I would not be surprised if some of the so called superstars that we are expecting to leave would consider staying. Many of them will most likely never have a chance to work with a better manager again.
    3. The multiplication effect by having Rafa will send us straight back up again as the players Newcastle will have will be superstars in Championship.

  • 14 Jib // May 15, 2016 at 5:20 PM

    nie tra? wiary

  • 15 Hail Wor Ashley // May 15, 2016 at 5:22 PM

    Sissoko and Janmaat may as well have been haring around with for sale signs on their foreheads.

    Especially Sissoko, that was the most blatant come and get me performance ever.

    All said and done, majorly cheated by a bunch of wanatways.

    Of those that might leave, Townsend is the most important we need to do our utmost to keep.

  • 16 Jib // May 15, 2016 at 5:22 PM


  • 17 JP...from The Rock // May 15, 2016 at 5:25 PM

    Sissoko having his best game for us in our last day in the EPL. What a game our players are having. I’m happy and sad at the same time. Why on earth couldn’t we do this earlier in the season.

    5-1!!! Lolol shocking. We are undoubtedly the most bizarre and most unpredictable team in the whole football world.

  • 18 mindcompressor // May 15, 2016 at 5:28 PM

    Jib, are you from Poland? 🙂 Well, I’m Newcastle fan – so faith is always there 🙂

  • 19 JAMSHA // May 15, 2016 at 5:30 PM


  • 20 Hail Wor Ashley // May 15, 2016 at 5:30 PM

    Sky Sports’ interview with Rafa Benitez coming up – will he or won’t he stay at Newcastle? – but here’s a line from the smiling Spaniard to whet the appetite of the Toon Army…

    “It was very emotional. I knew it could be like this! My heart is telling me ‘yes’. It’s a fantastic opportunity, a fantastic atmosphere. My heart is very clear but you have to be sure…”

  • 21 lesh // May 15, 2016 at 5:31 PM

    Now after that performance, one would hope that Ashley gives whatever Rafa feels he needs to retain him, get us back into the Prem then onwards and upwards.

    If he doesn’t give way on who does what over playing matters, training and medical facilities, then he’s an even bigger fool than people think.

    The training facility upgrade may not be an instant fix due to cash constraints but the work can be planned and scheduled for a progressive fix.

    Was Ashley there and has anyone commented on the atmosphere today? Good, toxic? Any waves bye-bye from Rafa?

  • 22 Hail Wor Ashley // May 15, 2016 at 5:31 PM

    From Sky Sports live update feed that.

  • 23 Ron Knee // May 15, 2016 at 5:33 PM


    Usually trouncing Spurs would be cause for celebration, but my mood got blacker as the match went on.

    I hope this win will help Benitez’s negotiations with the Parasite.

  • 24 sing in the corner // May 15, 2016 at 5:34 PM

    Rafa’s Sky interview…he was as clear as he can be in the circumstances. More or less said he and his staff were happy to stay after the talking so far…his heart says absolutely yes. But we need to be sure everything is right..
    Charnley you will be hung drawn and quartered, dragged up and down northumberland street til there’s nowt left to stomp on, if you screw this one up too.

  • 25 Hail Wor Ashley // May 15, 2016 at 5:35 PM

    Ashley was there and there’s a short video of him applauding Rafa at the final whistle circulating on Twitter, taken from somebody seated 10 or so rows behind him.

  • 26 Essex Geordie Bill // May 15, 2016 at 5:36 PM

    Did Rafa bring in some ringers, they had the appearance of our players but………………………………?

  • 27 sing in the corner // May 15, 2016 at 5:39 PM

    Just wanna say oh well done to our neighbours…NAH SCREW THAT! A POX ON EM!!
    I hope you enjoy Big Sam’s decadent underwhelming football and what goes around will eventually come around. And I will be waiting to pounce on it when t does.
    I think in all probability Rafa will stay now, reading between the lines. And if he does, we can rebuild from top to bottom and I am confident we can rise again.

  • 28 firebug666 // May 15, 2016 at 5:40 PM


    Aye mate I’m in full agreement. Rafa should be Newcastle’s next priority.

    For our club Rafa = success, he will want to win every game rather than just saying I want to win every game.

    But one honest and true professional sitting in the middle of a company run on lies and misleading deeds does not bode well for the future of the club, we must get rid of the idiots, liars and hangers on if ever we are to move forward.

    Charnley, Carr, Moncur and that fat thingamabob must be got rid of asap.

    HWTL; HWTF; how way Rafa stay marra!

  • 29 NoahJ // May 15, 2016 at 5:41 PM

    and once again the *world/media* will see wiji’s name in lights, and remaining blissfully ignorant to how anonymous he’s been for 2/3rds of the season. same with sissoko. same with janmaat

    we actually have the nucleus of a really, really strong team. if we keep the likes of aarons, lascelles, mbemba, perez, even townsend (unlikely, but still), then we could do some serious damage in the championship next season.

    looking forward to seeing the back of sissoko, wiji, janmaat, cisse.

    would still keep krul (not that I think he would stay like). darlow for me is not the full package yet, and eliot is great but pretty injury prone.

    Great send off, really looking forward to next season

  • 30 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // May 15, 2016 at 5:42 PM

    MacToon from previous thread

    Sorry, what am I thinking? What I meant to say was:

    Wow, what a brilliant victory. Surely now Rafa can see the quality that this team has to offer and will definitely stay believing that he can take the Championship by storm.

    I’m sure the likes of Sissoko, Wijnaldum and Janmaat were performing for the fans and the manager, and not simply play like rats from a sunken ship to get moves to club elsewhere.

    This performance was a joy to watch and we should be so optimistic for next season in the fizzy pop.


  • 31 Ron Knee // May 15, 2016 at 5:43 PM

    “I knew that every day when I walk in the streets. Everyone is so positive and the atmosphere today doesn’t surprise me too much. They were supporting for 90 minutes, I knew it would be like this and that is why I am so open to keep on talking.”

  • 32 bettyswallocks // May 15, 2016 at 5:47 PM

    As Le Tissier said on Sky, “Sissoko put in a world class, unbelievable performance, but where has he been hiding all season.” This guy is an enigma. Is it a confidence issue , is he lazy or has he just wanted away all season? I know where my thoughts lie. The same goes for Janmaat.

    I suppose one consolation is them putting themselves in the shop window with a commited display like that means we might get more money for them

  • 33 Hail Wor Ashley // May 15, 2016 at 5:47 PM


    Hopefully there was scouts present today as clueless as our chief and we can get back what we paid for him. Get £12-15m for Sissoko and get £7m+ for Janmaat.

    £35m from those 3 would be a great start to the clear-out.

  • 34 JamesToon // May 15, 2016 at 5:48 PM

    Mixed emotions of happiness, shock and frustration.

    Please please please stay Rafa!!!!

  • 35 Hail Wor Ashley // May 15, 2016 at 5:51 PM

    Add to that £6m for Cabella and £7m for Thauvin and we’re almost at £50m already.

    Will be money available for a rebuild for sure.

  • 36 MacToon // May 15, 2016 at 5:57 PM

    Better Ruddy and thanks. The Smoke’s obviously having too much of an effect on your common sense and reasoning 😉
    Now write 100 times ” I must trust my fellow Toon fans to stay loyal to the cause even in the face of adversity” and have “I Love Big Mike” tattooed on your ass ;-D

  • 37 OneAlanShearer // May 15, 2016 at 5:59 PM

    At this point only one thing matters and that is rafa staying. After that I’d be happy with townsend staying the rest can go. If rafa goes it says more than just we need a new manager it says the regime didn’t want to do what’s needed. It’s put up or sell up time.

  • 38 NoahJ // May 15, 2016 at 6:24 PM

    What’s everyone’s views on Krul?

    Darlow is showing promise, but he is still quite raw; eliot has been stunning, but he’s injury prone.

    Krul’s been a good servant to us over the years, and has never done a sissoko (touted a move away)-

    is the love still there for him?

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