Good afternoon all, and welcome to this ‘Game On’ article which will take us through our final home game of the season against Cardiff City.
Tensions are running high in these parts and a disastrous run of form since the turn of the year has heaped pressure on Alan Pardew.
Not helped by his own actions, such as abusing Manuel Pellegrini and headbutting David Meyler, it seems as though the second longest serving manager in the Premier League could be on borrowed time, at least in the eyes of the vast majority of fans anyway. The problem is that a win against the league’s basement club won’t be enough to appease fans and a defeat will only serve to crank up the pressure even further. It’s a no win game for Pardew who is managing a club with nothing to play for against a side who still has everything to play for in the form of Premier League survival.
Put simply Cardiff need to win this game. Our problems are of no concern to them and if it comes down to who wants it more on the day then it will probably be a good day for Cardiff.
Moving onto the match itself… There is no live TV broadcast here in the UK so once again we’re looking for streams if overseas channels. If you do find one then please feel free to leave a link to it in the ‘comments’ section below.
Full team news will be added in below in full as and when it becomes available but for now it’s over to you guys to do the talking. If only our boys could learn to do some walking…
Howay the lads!
Newcastle: Tim Krul; Mathieu Debuchy, Mike Williamson, Fabricio Coloccini, Paul Dummett; Moussa Sissoko, Vurnon Anita, Cheik Tiote, Yoan Gouffran; Shola Ameobi, Loic Remy
Subs:Cardiff: David Marshall; Fabio, Steven Caulker, Ben Turner, Declan John; Peter Whittingham, Aron Gunnarsson, Kim Bo-Kyung, Jordon Mutch, Wilfried Zaha; Frazier Campbell
Subs: Joe Lewis; Kenwyne Jones, Magnus Wollf Eikrem, Don Cowie, Kevin McNaughton, Jo Inge Berget, Craig Bellamy