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Sanchez - Backwards and Forwards!

It`s almost the middle of the week, a week that, in the build up to the traditional festivities, could prove to be a crucial one.

After the setback of last Saturday, a vital fixture looms, a fixture we dare not lose.

Newcastle was disappointing, to say the least and that last minute penalty must have felt like a dagger through the heart for Lawrie Sanchez.

Here`s what he had to say,

"With five minutes to go I was a little disappointed that we were only going to get a point and suffice to say I am a little more disappointed that we were cruelly beaten."

"But that has been the story of our season I am afraid."


Looking ahead to Wigan, you get the impression that the pressure is building and that Lawrie recognises that. Wigan are coming off a fine 5-3 win over a very good Blackburn team but it hasn`t stopped Lawrie from coming up with the one obvious conclusion needed for our season to be resurrected before it plunges into an abyss,

"We have to win football matches - it`s as simple as that."

"We have Wigan next week and we`ve got to prove that we are good enough, that`s the facts of life."


Some would suggest two wins in seventeen games would bare testament to the fact that is precisely what we are struggling to do!




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The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 18 2007

Time: 4:41PM

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I think I've heard that one before Lawrie
Backslash2010
If Wigan beat you, will he be sacked?
merlin
of course he will!! He should be! will he? Come on Al do the right thing, get Billy Davis before he takes the Derby Job!
oranje_emu
I meant the Scottish Job!
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