Stoke 1-3 Newcastle: Demba Ba Hat-Trick Sees Toon Up To Third, With One Eye On Second! (Photos & Highlights)

Chris Wright

1st, November 2011


By Chris Wright

Courtesy of a hat-trick from Demba Ba against the club he came within a dodgy knee scan of joining last January, Newcastle beat Stoke 3-1 on their own patch last night to climb up to the nosebleeds of the Premier League table – ending the evening in third place, a single point behind Manchester United in second, meaning that Toon could climb to second should things go their way on Saturday!

It hasn’t been a bad old start for Pards has it? I mean, just look at his face!



Photos: PA

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  1. chimpo says:

    i take it no matter how well they do geordies will still hate mike ashley?

    has pardew won them over?

  2. Davy says:

    Pardew has won us over….Mike Ashley will always be a cunt. Cabeye is the buy of the summer!!

  3. Si says:

    @Chimpo – we were wary of Pardew’s appointment on the basis that he appeared, on the face of it, to simply be a puppet for MA. Over the last few months, he has worked wonders with the squad that we have and for that we are grateful.

    However, given MA’s dubious record whilst at the club, he will probably sack Pardew if we don’t get nine points out of our forthcoming fixtures against Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea and appoint Shola Ameobi as stand-in manager.

  4. Mr. Sparkle says:

    Shola Ameobi…reminds me of Dave from Newcastle.

  5. Anonymous says:

    BLOODY DEMBA BA! why did we have to get relegated! not only did we lose him but we didn’t even get a fee for him! he’s a great player – real shame that we couldn’t stay up and keep him :(

  6. Twits says:

    Good start, however a run coming up with United/City/Chelsk….I see 9 dropped points there.

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