Another Full House At St. James’ Park For Blackburn


St. James’ Park is again sold out for tomorrow’s game against Blackburn Rovers.

Those present could possibly see Newcastle make history with a win and that would be the first time in Newcastle’s long history that we have won 10 games on the trot.

It would put this side and manager Rafa Benitez in the record books – hopefully not for the last time.

Newcastle have put the news up on their Twitter Account.

We need all 3 points tomorrow.



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29 comments so far

  • Bobbybee

    Nov 25, 2016 at 10:47 PM

    Comment #1

    Which means we sold the tickets Blackburn sent back, so over 50k Mags probably not giving much thought to what the future may or may not hold, turning out to see a record broken and ready to celebrate accordingly. 🙂 What is simply a one off season to recover, this is turning into one of the best for a long time. Doing the lads’ confidence the world of good too. Developing a winning mentality for the future when it gets harder. Newcastle, United, will never be defeated! 🙂

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  • sparky55

    Nov 25, 2016 at 11:19 PM

    Comment #2

    Amen Bobbybee!

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  • Tsunki

    Nov 25, 2016 at 11:28 PM

    Comment #3

    It’ll be 2-0 I think. Not spectacular but job will be done.

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  • Tsunki

    Nov 25, 2016 at 11:33 PM

    Comment #4

    Ancient – regarding your ‘another’ statement from. The Silver Haired Regent – sounds just like that ” the other guy” thing he said when referring to Mike Williamson. A Majestic Swine if ever there was one, an ego the size of Macedonia and the sensitivity of Pol Pot.

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  • Chancel be a fine thing

    Nov 26, 2016 at 12:32 AM

    Comment #5

    confirmed Rafa bingo lineup:
    darlow
    yedlin lascelles clarke dummett
    shelvey hayden
    ritchie diame gouffran
    gayle
    3-0 the toon

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  • toonincheek

    Nov 26, 2016 at 12:33 AM

    Comment #6

    Confirmed Rafa bingo selection:
    Darlow
    Yedlin Lascelles Clark Dummett
    Shelvey Hayden
    Perez Diame Gouffran
    Mitrovic
    HWTL

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  • toonincheek

    Nov 26, 2016 at 12:34 AM

    Comment #7

    And 3-1 the Toon

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  • bettyswallocks

    Nov 26, 2016 at 12:43 AM

    Comment #8

    Tsunki @4. Very funny.

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Nov 26, 2016 at 1:27 AM

    Comment #9

    My confirmed Rafa bingo line up:
    Darlow
    Yedlin Lascelles Clarke Dummett
    Shelvey Hayden
    Ritchie Perez The Gouff
    Gayle
    4-0 the toon
    On nights at the moment so better get it in now, if Rafa gives anymore bingo tips, it’s hard lines.

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  • lesh

    Nov 26, 2016 at 1:40 AM

    Comment #10

    Bobby @ 1.

    That was some post. Enjoy the match and live the dream.

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  • chicousa

    Nov 26, 2016 at 1:44 AM

    Comment #11

    Rafa bingo confirmed lineup

    Darlow
    Yedlin, Lascelles, Clark, Dummitt
    Hayden, Shelvey
    Ritchie, Diame, Atsu
    Mitro

    4 – 1
    HWTL!!!

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  • lesh

    Nov 26, 2016 at 1:45 AM

    Comment #12

    Toonincheek, Chancel

    What chance Rafa’ll start with Murphy rather than Mitro or Gayle? Picking Murphy’d really throw Blackburn’s game planning out the window.

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  • toonincheek

    Nov 26, 2016 at 1:46 AM

    Comment #13

    Too late now, but my Rafa bingo should have included
    Ritchie, not Perez.

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  • chicousa

    Nov 26, 2016 at 2:00 AM

    Comment #14

    toonincheek,
    I bet Jail will allow your change / correction as you made it well before the cutoff time! Cheers!

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  • toonincheek

    Nov 26, 2016 at 2:38 AM

    Comment #15

    Rafa has to think about the Tuesday night game against Hull.

    I reckon he will start Mitro on Saturday, maybe bring on
    Gayle for the last 20 minutes.
    Roles reversed on Tuesday, start Gayle and maybe bring on
    Mitro for the last 20 minutes.

    Could well rest Lascelles or Clark on Saturday – I have assumed not.

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  • chicousa

    Nov 26, 2016 at 2:56 AM

    Comment #16

    Good point regarding resting a few players so they are sharp for the EFL cup match vs Hull. He could rest Ritchie or Gouffy vs Blackburn for same reason. It has been a long time since Mbemba has had a start so would not be surprised if he is in the lineup. All in all tomorrow’s lineup is a crap shoot: who knows what the inscrutable Rafa will decide?!!! ?

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  • manxpie

    Nov 26, 2016 at 3:00 AM

    Comment #17

    still amazes me how people blame a manager totally for teams demises

    anyways my bingo

    darlow
    anita lacelles clark dummett
    ritchie hayden shelvey gouff
    gayle mitro

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  • chicousa

    Nov 26, 2016 at 3:06 AM

    Comment #18

    Mitro and Gayle starting together would be great to watch. Tomorrow COULD be the day! Even Rafa has to be a bit curious….hmmm.

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Nov 26, 2016 at 3:40 AM

    Comment #19

    manxpie,
    Do you work for the LMA, would you not say that the behaviour of Mourinho was solely down to Chelsea’s amazing slump last year.

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  • sing in the corner

    Nov 26, 2016 at 5:12 AM

    Comment #20

    Rafa seems to be very much into analysis, he’s got his tried and tested methods and sticks to the formula.
    I can imagine him poring over the amount of mileage each player does, the work they are getting through in a game. This is why Colback gets rotated so much, in my opinion. The reduction in muscle strain type injuries is down to a few things obviously but not over working folk is a big part of that. Not just physical recharges, but mentally too.
    I wouldn’t be surprised to see Lascelles or Clarke getting a little breather soon, for that reason. Ritchie would be another, as would Gayle, but they have already had ‘natural’ breaks lately for minor knocks / suspensions…

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Nov 26, 2016 at 5:23 AM

    Comment #21

    sitc,
    This is why picking a line up is so difficult, not many have picked a different CB pairing but it would be perfectly feasible to rest(rotate) one of them with an important game on Tuesday coming up. I see we will be getting the full away end down at Blackburn 6/7K Geordies on the march.

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  • sing in the corner

    Nov 26, 2016 at 5:27 AM

    Comment #22

    JfA
    You mean Hull?
    Are you going down?

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  • sing in the corner

    Nov 26, 2016 at 5:33 AM

    Comment #23

    Yeah I think Hanley would have been a nailed on starter for me today, before he picked up the injury.
    In an ideal world Shelvey would have had a spell as well. Must not get booked today. Wonder if Rafa has inside info on wether the FA will be likely to meet to discuss his case before the Hull game.. We will know if he rests him today..

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Nov 26, 2016 at 5:34 AM

    Comment #24

    sitc,
    No, we haven’t been given many tickets for Hull and I’m away at the minute, Blackburn on the 2nd of December, should be loads of tickets available.

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  • sing in the corner

    Nov 26, 2016 at 5:48 AM

    Comment #25

    Oh yeah, oops! 🙂
    Aye that should be a bouncing atmosphere then!

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Nov 26, 2016 at 5:49 AM

    Comment #26

    January 😮

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  • sing in the corner

    Nov 26, 2016 at 6:02 AM

    Comment #27

    Ha, this early hours blogging is no good.

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  • davis_toons

    Nov 26, 2016 at 7:38 AM

    Comment #28

    Steven Gerrard vs AC Milan – 2005 Champions League Final
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCzkGKxx9Cc

    Can’t believe AC Milan didn’t win the game or kill the game off with such fire power in their team. They are gutted to the core. The final save by Jerzy Dudek was class. At the right time at the right place.

    In Milan team just to name a few..
    Kaka, Seedorf, Pirlo, Maldini and the rest of those players are big names as well.

    Rafa and the players did a very good job.
    Alot of the players in pool faded slowly after leaving with Alonso and Gerrard as mian stand out..

    To name a few..
    Baros, kewell

    A good coach plays a big part in the success to guide and motivated those individuals.

    Hope Rafa is able to renew his contract and stay with us as long as he could and bring us some trophies as well or make us more competitive again.

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  • davis_toons

    Nov 26, 2016 at 7:44 AM

    Comment #29

    If Shearer was going to be right on Ashley doing shit, i guess alot of fans would be damn piss off.

    I cannot imagine that and there is possibilities it can happen.

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