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Canaries on song! Norwich 2-1 Newcastle.

July 24th, 2010 | 62 Comments |

Two-goal Norwich hero - Chris Martin.
Two-goal Norwich hero - Chris Martin.
Newcastle suffered their first defeat of the pre-season campaign today as Championship outfit Norwich City capitalised on an error strewn performance to beat The Magpies 2-1 at Carrow Road.

Surprisingly, or perhaps not, some fans appear to be taking this pre-season defeat to heart, which would be particularly noticable if you had the privelage of keeping in touch with the match via Lee Ryder’s Blog on the Tyne live feed.

The message to those fans from me, and probably a lot of others, is simple – Get a grip!

It’s pre-season, and whilst it would be nice to have won the game I very much doubt that our whole season is on the verge of collapse because of a narrow defeat to a team that is only one league below us. It could be worse anyway, 6-1, Leyton Orient, ring any bells? Exactly. With a patched up team on the pitch there was always going to be a chance of losing, although it does highlight just how succeptable the squad is to injury. (more…)