Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

The Right Result - Newcastle v Blackburn

The Right Result - Newcastle v Blackburn

NEWCASTLE UNITED v BLACKBURN ROVERS - Crazier, yet crazier

Saturday 27 September 2008

Just when you thought you`d seen everything at St James Park, Newcastle United go and lose a game they should have won. On the day that Joe Kinnear made his unlikely arrival on Tyneside, the Toon slipped to another defeat. Except, two incidents could have changed a 1-2 defeat into a 2-1 win. Firstly, Christopher Samba`s opening goal should have been disallowed for offside so maintaining Blackburn Rovers` 100% record of a Right Result ruling in each of their away games this season.Then, in the second-half, Newcastle should have had a second penalty when Rovers defender Martin Olsson leapt high to handle a Toon cross.

The Right Result is a 2-1 win to Newcastle United.

The Right Result - Football

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday September 29 2008
Time: 3:52PM

Comments

0
Blackburn fan here. You can't say that it should have been 2-1 to Newcastle. From what I have seen, it was inconclusive that Samba was offside. There was a lot of white in the box, and it was very slack marking. Not one Newcastle player complained for offside. Secondly, Olssen clearly handled the ball. However, there is no way of saying whether Owen (or another penalty taker) would have scored. Sounds a little like sour grapes to me...
Decimus Poole
29/09/2008 16:28:00
0
Also if you would have had the first pen then you wouldn't of had the second, because it was only a minute later. We (Blackburn) were much the better team and could have been 4 up at half time.
roverjoy
29/09/2008 19:15:00
0
its looking grim
Kimbo
29/09/2008 19:44:00
0
Blimey when you consider how one-sided the game was in the 1st half does seem a bit rich to claim 2-1 to Newcastle as the right result
Red Wimp
29/09/2008 20:54:00
0
As a Newcastle fan even I agree! I can't believe how little Jason Brown was worked throughout the game.
SirLes
30/09/2008 09:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Monday Is The Time For NUFC To Set The Script

Promotion will be confirmed with three points on Monday.

Thauvin In Capital Link

It may be something but more than likely the usual story without substance

PFA Championship Team Of The Year 2017

This week the Professional Footballers Association announced their Championship Team of the Year for the season of 2016/17.

Rafa Still On Course For Target

Rafa Benitez spoke of his season target

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Newcastle United v Preston North End
Suggested By:
Newcastle win63%
Preston win33%
Draw4%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
2 Newcastle 43 26 7 10 85 37
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 43 16 13 14 61 5
12 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
13 Aston Villa 43 15 13 15 58 -1
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 43 11 14 18 47 -21
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 24 2017 7:45PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 28 2017 7:45PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot116
2.Mcnamee6768
3.keggy_keagal56
4.CuckFan45
5.billybobcat44
6.Neppos13
7.vin189213
8.crooktownmags9
9.tooninkent9
10.Rytoon8
Write for Vital Football