Game on! Newcastle v Bolton.

Will it be home comforts this time around?

It’s game on again as Newcastle host Bolton Wanderers at St James’ Park in what could be a tricky encounter against the in form Trotters.

Not only do we have the fine form of our opponents to deal with, but we also have this Saturday, 3pm kick-off hoodoo to contend with. As I pointed out in my match preview, it’s been two and a half years since Nufc last mustered a home Premier League win when the kick-off has been at 3pm on a Saturday.

Still, hopefully that will change this afternoon, and if it does it will mean that we leapfrog Bolton and climb into seventh place in the Premier League table. if you’d have told me at the start of the season that we would be seventh in the league with only ten games left I would have probably punched you in the face in some vain attempt to try and knock some sense into you!

However, here we are, and with the feel good factor that has been manufactured by the result against Birmingham and perpetuated by the announcements of new long-term contracts for Cheik Tiote and John Carver you would have to hope that we can use that momentum and gain a positive result. Mind you, this is Newcastle United and we could just as easily receive a kick in the nuts as punishment for our enthusiasm.

I’m lucky enough to be at the match so I won’t actually need a stream for once, which means that you won’t have to put up with me moaning about how I can’t get a stream to work. However, for those who do need one, if you find a good one then please feel free to leave a link to it in the comments section below.

That’s just about it really, and all that is left to say is that I hope you enjoy the match. I’m in Newcastle overnight so the team news will be supplied by Big Dave, and I will leave you in the capable hands of MarkToon and Moreno for the duration of my absence.

Howay the lads!

Team news.

Newcastle: Steve Harper; Danny Simpson, Mike Williamson, Fabricio
Coloccini, Jose Enrique; Joey Barton, Cheick Tiote, Kevin Nolan (c), Jonas
Gutierrez; Leon Best, Peter Lovenkrands

Subs: Tim Krul, James Perch, Sol Campbell, Steven Taylor, Ryan Taylor, Nile Ranger, Shefki Kuqi

Bolton:Β Β Jaaskelainen; Alonso, Wheater, Cahill, Robinson; Elmander, Muamba, Holden, Petrov; Davies (c), Sturridge

Subs: Bogdan, Steinsson, Taylor, Davies, Rodrigo, Chung-Yong Lee, Klasnic

257 thoughts on “Game on! Newcastle v Bolton.

  1. Richie the shit thing is fuk all will be done about it now πŸ‘Ώ
    I know a few on .org that run him down 1 inpaticular did it every chance he got, but I cant think of any that were mates of mine πŸ˜€


  2. Can’t remember what was said exactly but worky had said “I know who you are you Charlatan, do you think I cant check ID’s”….or words to that effect, thought it might have been you πŸ˜†


  3. Must I’ve mistaken you for someone else Dave, were you that richie that used to slag KK down then? πŸ˜†


  4. Richie I take it you have had a few sherbets πŸ˜†
    Come to think of it where did Batty and Ryan piss off to do you think they have done a runner with eachother πŸ˜†
    DJ Campbell was a tosser there too


  5. It’s the great Imre Varadi, cant find a decent pic of him in Toon colours.

    One is enjoying it, just trying to get rid of all the bottles before the move, found a buyer for my season tickets today too πŸ˜€


  6. Richie thats going back a bit mate was that early 80’s ❓
    Glad you got the season tickets sold was that your last home game ❓
    Batty I thought you done a runner mate


  7. Dave… no Wolves will be my last. I miss the Everton game cos I’ve got a surprise party for an old army mate to go to next Saturday in bloody Norwich!! how bloody selfish is that πŸ‘Ώ


  8. Just watched the game… thought we played well. Pity about the red card for Raylor. Just a bit over enthusiastic…
    Also just read the last half hours comments. My word you lot can talk shit when you’re bored πŸ˜‰ πŸ™„


  9. Pardew said he’s hopeful on Barton for Everton…Dunno where people are getting 6 weeks from.

    See Routledge getting more assists for QPR, yana why cant he just do it in the prem?


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