Writer: Ross Molyneux
Date:Monday May 4 2009
With the games now down to a nerve jangling trio against Boro, Fulham and Villa, Alan Shearer was less than enamoured about the weekend`s damage limitation display against the Mickeys. With a combo of Gerrard showing ring rust on his return from injury and the woodwork sparing us from a Derby-esque humping at Anfield, the boss said:
"It could have been more, perhaps it should have. You talk about positives? It was 3-0. It could have been four or five or six. We`ve just got to eradicate it - it`s gone. The best team won - I`ve got no complaints.
The best team won on the day, no complaints, but this game wasn`t going to seal our fate, the next two will. Nothing`s changed. Obviously, I was disappointed with the way we conceded the goals.
It could have been more, perhaps it should have. This game wasn`t going to seal our fate, the next two will. Nothing`s changed. Obviously, I was disappointed with the way we conceded the goals.
We took 3,000 people with us to support us. And there were thousands more in Newcastle who will feel the same way as me. They know it is not a losing battle. They are staying with us and they are sticking with us. We are grateful for that. We`re all hurting together.
We believe it`s the next two home games. I don`t know what is going to be enough to survive. If we win our next two it might be enough."
Date:Monday May 4 2009
Permanent Shearer Tribute (Monday March 2 2015)
Williamson - Character Shone Through (Monday March 2 2015)
Aarons To Return In A Fortnight? (Monday March 2 2015)
Crucial Villa Win For Janmaat (Sunday March 1 2015)
Carver's Reaction To Aston Villa Win (Sunday March 1 2015)
Gutierrez Thanks Fans For Support (Sunday March 1 2015)
Audio - Gutierrez Pleased With Squad Return (Sunday March 1 2015)
Audio - Carver On Villa Victory (Sunday March 1 2015)
Stats: Newcastle v Aston Villa (Saturday February 28 2015)
Newcastle United v Aston Villa - Team Line-Ups (Saturday February 28 2015)
|9. West Ham||27||10||9||8||6||39|
|12. Crystal Palace||27||7||9||11||-7||30|
|The Ped Report..Liverpool 2-1 City
» Man City : 02/03/2015 21:08:00
|Diamond Formation Yet Again vs Spurs?
» Swansea : 02/03/2015 20:40:00
|Jedinak Charged Following West Ham Elbow
» Crystal Palace : 02/03/2015 20:38:00
|Sigurdsson Set To Return Against Former Club Spurs
» Swansea : 02/03/2015 20:30:00
|Mike Dean In Charge Of Hull v Sunderland
» Sunderland : 02/03/2015 20:28:00