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Howe-way the lads! HUUUGE win with a gutsy performance from everyone involved. With 3 players, 2 of them defenders, going off injured, to then go on and snatch all 3 points is purely belter. Now there's a nice long layoff for players to rest up and train, and to get new faces in. Time to survive!
 

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Sounds like Big Dan Burn on his way from Brighton to Newcastle for £13-16m. A good but ultimately expendable player for us for that price, and Burn grew up in the Northeast of England.
 
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Yep. Not a big-name signing, and Brighton didn't need him anymore, but we were desperate for a defender like that. Also brought in Guimaraes (sp?), looks like Targett too, maybe Diop (sp?), and possibly Etikike (sp?). What a difference money makes.
 
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The Mags look to be on the way now. Imagine if the PL hadn't done their best to utterly screw the team and passed the takeover before the summer? Oh well. So long as they survive, good times will come.
 
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Hmm, maybe Brighton DO miss Big Dan Burn. Won a game when they were clearly 2nd best and are now 8 undefeated. 7 points clear of the drop zone, and broke the BHA PL hoodoo. Life is good.
 
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Safety all but assured now. I think that makes it 9 undefeated in a row. Probably won't reach 10, playing Chelski on a short week with lots of injury problems and exhaustion. Then again, Chelski are in tumult, so who knows.
 
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Wow, cheated up one side and down the other. Newcastle absolutely won that game--or would have, if they weren't playing against 12. Actually, make that 13, as VAR were also criminally silent. Two red-card shouts, only one even going to VAR, and that clear one denied, with the man who should've been sent off early then scoring the winner. Then the ref and VAR both missing about as clear cut a penalty as you can have. All the neutral pundits are blasting the ref and VAR for it. Absolute rubbish. As far as I'm concerned, Newcastle is still undefeated in 10.

I know it sounds crazy, but it really, REALLY felt like they felt sorry for poor Chelski and absolutely railroaded Newcastle in the hopes of getting Chelski a feel-good win. Well done, asshats, you got your wish.
 
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I can't believe we were up 11 men to 10, lost super late, and I'm not totally pissed. Our own damn fault, really. VAR gifted us a decision right when Everton were pressing to the point where they were going to score, making up (in part) for the ref's and VAR's howler against Chelsea. We just couldn't take advantage. Everton really wanted it, the fans were incredible, and they pretty much deserved the victory. Tip of the cap to them.
 
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And the beat goes on. Just matched a freaking Bobby Robson record from the early 2000s. No doubt in my mind--Eddie Howe should be the coach of the year. Nothing touches what he's done with this team.
 

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And the beat goes on. Just matched a freaking Bobby Robson record from the early 2000s. No doubt in my mind--Eddie Howe should be the coach of the year. Nothing touches what he's done with this team.
Very impressive to go from relegation zone to mid-table in half a season... Everton is definitely not out of the woods yet after Burnley's big win over Southampton.
 
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