The first Premier League game of the 2012/2013 saw Tottenham Hotspur make the journey up to St James Park (I refuse to call it by that other name, you know the official name) for a 5:30pm kick off. Yes we had to wait until 5:30pm on a Saturday tea time instead of the traditional and much-loved 3pm kick off. But never mind there was a massive buzz just on the metro on the way to Newcastle for the game, nearly everyone kitted out in the new shirt and feeling very optimistic for the new season starting. And why not eh? We had a cracking season last year and should look to maintain that level of performance and attitude this season too.
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Another game at St James Park against a Spurs side who have had a pretty good start to the season as well. Also a team we always play well against at home, usually producing some very good matches, this one was no different really. The first half we saw some good play, but lack of shots on goal by either side looked like the score was going to be 0-0 at half time.
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The new home England kit had a picture released earlier this week and was worn for the first time last night in the European Championship qualifier against Bulgaria which was won 4-0 by England with a hat trick from Jermain Defoe and a first international goal from Adam Johnson. The picture released might be seen as quite controversial as it does not have a lot of big name players in.
Containing a couple of the senior squad and a mix of younger players. Very disappointing that they did not get a couple of the actual women players as well! The blue shorts and blue trimming on the shirts make it look different to the last home kit, but that is the main difference.