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Team Spirit A Huge Positive At Newcastle This Season


At half-time on Sunday, we were not too happy and thinking that if we could keep the score down to 2-0 or 3-0 it would be a decent result given how Newcastle had been dominated in that first half by Spurs, and we had not been an  attacking threat at all and hadn’t even had a shot on target.

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Sammy Ameobi – after scoring sensational equalizer on Sunday

And then approximately 6.57 seconds into the second half we were all square, with a sensational goal from substitute Sammy Ameobi,  after he had been put through on goal by a long ball from another Geordie boy – Jack Colback.

And after that it was all change in the game,  and Newcastle were the better side in the second half,  and showed a lot more spirit than the stunned Spurs players as we came away with the 2-1 win.

This is what Sammy has said on nufcTV

“It’s been a tough start to the season – everybody knows that – but we’ve stuck together,” “We had to stick together or we wouldn’t be where we are now. We’ve had to just fight for it because that’s the Premier League.¨

¨There are no easy games and hopefully we can kick on from here.¨ ¨It’s never an easy place to go, Man City, but I’m really looking forward to it.””If we can go out with the confidence we had against Tottenham, you never know what can happen.”

“Hopefully I can get a good stint of football.”  “That’s all I want; injury-free football.¨ “I’ll keep working, strengthening myself, and hopefully I’ll get that.”

Sammy will probably get a start tomorrow night at the Etihad Stadium in the Capital One Cup against Manchester City, and he’s right that the team spirit has been a huge plus for Newcastle this season.

Theres no doubt the lads have stuck together through some very difficult times, and it’s made a difference as some of our new players are fighting for form in the English league.

The 22 year-old is in the last year of his contract at Newcastle,  and he is literally fighting to continue his career at his home town club.

More performances like Sammy gave in that second half on Sunday, when he, Ayoze Perez and Moussa Sissoko were the star players for Newcastle, will mean he should have a decent chance of staying here past June next year.

That’s what we are hoping for.

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56 comments so far

  • welshgeordie9

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:03 PM

    Comment #41

    What do you call a sleeping bull? A bulldozer

    A bulldozer

    Did you get it.

    Ha ha ha

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  • welshgeordie9

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:04 PM

    Comment #42

    i should be on stage

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  • Jeff from Benwell

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:20 PM

    Comment #43

    Welshie // The stage for London leaves in 5 minutes

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  • welshgeordie9

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:23 PM

    Comment #44

    Good evening Jeff how are you this evening mate.

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  • welshgeordie9

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:23 PM

    Comment #45

    Won’t be long now come on the swans.

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  • Jeff from Benwell

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:30 PM

    Comment #46

    Good Thankee Welshie

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  • welshgeordie9

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:32 PM

    Comment #47

    I was in Tesco’s and I saw this man and woman wrapped in a barcode. I said, ”Are you two an item?”

    Ha ha ha

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  • welshgeordie9

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:33 PM

    Comment #48

    Jeff that joke was bad.

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  • Jeff from Benwell

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:36 PM

    Comment #49

    Welshie you should know

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  • welshgeordie9

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:39 PM

    Comment #50

    Where’s the moaners tonight then, probably gone to bed.

    Ah bless their little cotton socks.

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  • Jeff from Benwell

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:46 PM

    Comment #51

    Welshie maybe theyre watching Sunderland their true love Ah no they are oot the Cup

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  • Ancientcoptic

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:51 PM

    Comment #52

    “Team Spirit A Huge Positive At Newcastle This Season.”

    Yup, if you consider NUFC a championship level standard football club… I guess you could call the recent results ‘spirited.’

    Scraping past Leicester, and having 33% of the ball against Tottenham… that takes some guts, huh.

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  • welshgeordie9

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:57 PM

    Comment #53

    i wouldn’t be surprised if some of them do support Sunderland Jeff.

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  • welshgeordie9

    Oct 28, 2014 at 7:59 PM

    Comment #54

    Speaking of Sunderland where’s that fan that used to come on here, I wonder if that’s one of them.

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  • lesh

    Oct 28, 2014 at 11:59 PM

    Comment #55

    Ed……

    ‘approximately 6.57 seconds’?

    Do you have the precise time?

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  • lesh

    Oct 29, 2014 at 12:03 AM

    Comment #56

    Somebody’s doing a good impression of Stardust – he was good at managing two characters!!

    Now who could that be?

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