Newcastle had the exact same number of points (77) seven years ago under Chris Hughton after 37 games played, but it’s interesting that our goal difference seven years ago was better than today.
We had scored more goals and conceded less goals than we have done this season.
With Chris Hughton in charge we went on to win eight of the last nine games and drew the other one (2-2 at home to Ipswich) to end up on 102 points.
Chris Hughton – Newcastle manager – 2009-2010 season
It’s going to be very difficult to reach that total this season.