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How important is an English spine to Newcastle United?

September 12th, 2011 | 14 Comments |

French flair or English doggedness?
French flair or English doggedness?
How important is an English spine to a Football Club?

The thought crossed my mind the other day, after pondering the comings and goings from this transfer window:

“Just how important is an English spine to NUFC?”

Many sports pundits have criticized Arsenal over the years for a weak English showing in their teams, and cite this reason for the failure over recent years. On the same sort of note how will our recent shift to cheap foreign imports play out in the long run?

I have to admit, last year looking at the group of Carroll, Barton, Nolan and Harper (to name a few) I always felt that we would stay up. The guys had been through the relegation, bonded in the Championship and knew what had to be done in order secure our Premier League status. But now with the French Revolution going on with the club, how much passion and desire do these guys have? (more…)