2009-2010 Championship Previews

Last updated : 05 August 2009 By Rob Miles (barnsley Boy)

Newcastle United

Manager: Chris Hughton (caretaker)

Odds to win: 9/2. Odds for Promotion: 11/8 (Favourites for both)


Position: 18th (Premier League) W:7 D:13 L:18 F:40 A:59 Points: 34

Top Scorer: Obafemi Martins/Michael Owen (8)

FA Cup: Third Round

League Cup: Third Round

Yellows: 59 Reds: 8

Results against Reds: N/A


Name: Kevin Gallagher

Club: Newcastle United

Level of Interest: 10/10

How has pre-season gone for you? Excellent so far

Are you pleased with the signings your club has made? No, no signings yet

What realistically are you aiming for this season? Promotion

Which player has past his sell by date? Nicky Butt

Have you got the right manager in charge? Not at the moment

What advice would you give him? Keep the players happy, until a new man takes over

Who do you see as your key player? Steven Taylor

Who would you most like to beat this season? West Brom

Where will you finish? Within the top 5

How do you rate Barnsley's chances next season and where do you think they will finish? Mid-table finish