October 2007 Archives
Getting out of bed at the crack of dawn was bad enough for anybody who made the long trek to Reading.
But having woken up and focused on the task in hand, Newcastle United fans had every right to expect their side to go for the throats of Reading.
In fact up against a side who had leaked seven goals at Pompey and four at Blackburn, it could be said that Newcastle should have been the team dishing out another hiding despite the Royals decent form.
Yet that didn't happen and instead the black and whites appeared shot shy and once again incapable of keeping a clean sheet.