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Relegation spells end of shameless team

Relegation spells end of shameless team

Newcastle United were relegated from the Premier League this evening after one of their worst displays in the entire season. None of the players seemed to care enough to get stuck in, or make a challenge, or close the opposition down, or hit a shot with any venom. As a result, Hull City deservedly remained in the league -- let's face it, they took the game to Manchester United, and should have at least got a draw for their effort.

The outcome of Newcastle United's relegation is simple:

A massive clear-out of players. This will, among other things be a welcome development for the Toon Army.

This team, even if they stayed up this season, would have certainly gone down next year. So, its good that it came early. The suspense would have killed everyone.



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Writer:Mehzeb Chowdhury
Date:Sunday May 24 2009
Time: 6:19PM

Comments

0
I hope Alan Shearer sticks with the team and brings Newcastle back with some fresh and commited faces.
abmtd
24/05/2009 18:31:00
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There will be no mass clear out. Nobody will want any of that disgraceful team. Enjoy going to Scunthorpe!!!!!! [Edited by london]
Irishspur
24/05/2009 18:43:00
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See you lot in the championship next season
TimBoro
24/05/2009 19:41:00
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see ya lol
123spurs
24/05/2009 20:00:00
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Shearer = Shear-erubbish! Go down to the Championship and get a decent manager link Hiddink!
haigh_for_7
24/05/2009 20:26:00
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Tony Adams is avaliable! Shame that Ian Holloway has gone to Blackpool LOL!!!!
haigh_for_7
24/05/2009 20:26:00
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Says it all Mehzeb Chowdhury. Your players let down the excellent fans today, they just didn't care. You'd never have guessed the game involved two teams playing for something to be honest. Not that impressed with my lot but to think your team were fighting to survive and put in that display beggars belief.
The Fear
24/05/2009 20:30:00
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Relegation is the best thing that could happen to Newcastle. You will be promoted next season. Unlike a lot of middle ranking teams deluded into thinking that all they need is a couple of extra players, you can wipe the slate clean, get rid of all that expensive rubbish failing miserably and look to sign some effective players as well as bring through youngsters from a now established academy. You will also be an attractive venue for any of the Big Four looking to loan out some of their younger players to get experience, as undoubtedly you will play in front of the biggest crowds in the Championship. All relegation means is that you will be back for the 2010-11 season with a much better and balanced team and posing a bigger threat to than previous to the other clubs.
Kernowboy71
24/05/2009 20:39:00
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Nah KB, on the Leeds checklist we can now tick box 1 as achieved.
TeddyLyon
24/05/2009 21:20:00
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TeddyLyon, Leeds United were financed on debt with none of the backing of a multi-millionaire owner like Ashley. Totally different situations entirely.
Kernowboy71
24/05/2009 21:33:00
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