We are Premier League!!!

Monday night saw Sheffield United come to St James Park for a 7:45pm kick off on Easter Monday . . . but promotion was already clinched at about 7pm thanks to a boring goal less draw between Forest and Cardiff. Which I watched with many other Toon fans in Shearer’s Bar. When the final whistle went everyone cheered and chants of “we are premier league” started as everyone began to pile out into the street. The promotion party had well and truly started before we even kicked a ball.

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1 point away from the Premier League

We could have been promoted yesterday with a win over Peterborough . . . which we got in what seemed like a tougher game than everyone anticipated. But it was not meant to be with Nottingham Forest spoiling the would be party by getting a draw against Bristol City.

But this now leaves the Toon just needing 1 point from our remaining 6 games . . . so bring on Sheffield United at St James Park on Monday (which I am expecting us to win) and we will be back where we belong in the Premiership!

Was really pleased to see Joey Barton getting himself on the score sheet yesterday!

Howay the lads !!!