He’s not the messiah, he’s a very naughty boy. Newcastle’s saviour has declared publicly what everybody already suspected – that he cannot guarantee survival for the Toon Army. Oh dear.
We’re definitely not ready for the Premier League yet. The 2-1 home defeat by an impressive Blackpool side confirmed (to me at least) that while it’s nice to dream of the play-offs this season and a possible place in the Premier League, next season is much more likely to be our year.
The curse of the Manager of the Month is alive and well. The Championship’s manager of the month Tony Pulis and his Stoke side were sent crashing to earth faster than a Ryan Shawcross hoof with their 3-0 defeat at QPR.