Newcastle’s new owners react to 1-0 win vs Aston Villa & Alan Shearer names his man of the match

Co-owners Mehrdad Ghodoussi and Jamie Reuben both took the Twitter after yesterday’s big win over Aston Villa to pay tribute to the team and the Toon Army.

Both mentioned how ‘proud’ they were to see us grind out another massive three points at St James’ Park, with Ghodoussi – Amanda Staveley’s husband – praising our ‘incredible resilience.’

The victory saw us move four points clear of the relegation zone after results went our way over the weekend, with Burnley, Norwich and Watford all losing.

Two wins in a week and a superb defensive effort, with Alan Shearer picking out debutant Dan Burn as his man of the match – and rightly so!

The big man didn’t put a foot wrong, being calm on the ball, dominant in the air and reading the play superbly throughout.

Here’s what Reuben and Ghodoussi posted after the game, followed by Alan Shearer’s post-match tweet that saw him pay tribute to our new Geordie giant:

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Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan, he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC!

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