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West Browich Albion v Newcastle United match banter!

December 5th, 2010 | 380 Comments |

Another draw in prospect?
Another draw in prospect?
Hello, good afternoon and welcome to NUFC ‘Blog’s “Match Banter”, with Newcastle United facing the mighty Throstles of West Bromwich. NUFC ‘Blog’s Toonsy will be at the game (and hopefully writing a match report) while I hold the fort.

Of course, both teams are recent promotees from the Championship, and there have been similarities in their respective campaigns so far. Both have been led by extremely talented individuals who, while steeped in football, have been new boys when it comes to management. While both have aquitted themselves well overall compared with the norm for promoted teams, with respectable mid table positions going into the game, there have also been times when both have been frustratingly erratic. Our previous league encounters in the Championship (1-1 and 2-2) would tend to indicate a draw, however with the Premiership form of the two sides so far, you never know. (more…)