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“Insomnia” never sleeps. Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic match report.

October 16th, 2010 | 28 Comments |

It's that man again!
It's that man again!
I did have a funny feeling about a 2-2 draw for this game, then I thought of the home advantage and finally plumped for a 3-1 victory after a valiant, but very unlucky performance against Manchester City a fortnight ago. Of course though, in the world of Newcastle United, the unpredictable is predictable. So it was today, thanks partly to a somewhat below par performnce from Mike “Sonny Boy” Willamson in some parts of the game, most notably against Toon old boy, Charles “Insomnia” N’Zogbia.

The first notable piece of news was the absence of usual Captain, Kevin Nolan, who wasn’t even named in the squad. Apparently, it was a minor knock which kept him oput of the fray this afternoon. Danny Guthrie was back from his injury though, with Peter Lovenkrands also making a rare start upfront in place of the mildly crocked Nolan. (more…)