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Newcastle United – News Roundup – 26 July 2009

July 26th, 2009 | 5 Comments |

Bobby's "Legends' game this evening at SJP.
Bobby's 'Legends' game this evening at SJP.
Well somewhat predictably, one of the top stories today has been United’s 6 -1 hammering by lowly Leyton Orient, a game which I attended and wrote a match report about. Our caretaker manager, Chris Hughton was right to describe the game in the post match interview as “disappointing and embarrassing” , with Coloccini, Enrique and Nolan being the worst of a throughly bad bunch. Only perhaps Beye and Martins came out of the game with any kind of credit, with Gutierrez, Duff and Taylor, and perhaps Carroll, after he came on, being the ‘best’ (a highly relative phrase in this case) of the rest in a truly awful display.

Further quotes from Hughton on the game included:

“We didn’t win and we didn’t perform.”


“There are ups and downs in football and this was very much a down.”

It certainly was.

The North East’s ‘Sunday Sun‘ wrote of the game: (more…)