Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Bets Are on the Magpies Building on Their Euro Exploits

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Bets Are on the Magpies Building on Their Euro Exploits

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TOMORROW afternoon brings a trip to the north west and a meeting with Wigan at the DW stadium to be played out in front of the TV cameras.

Come Monday morning let's hope the papers will be reporting DW stands for 'Destroyed Wigan' - something which could happen if visiting Newcastle produce a winning scoreline of 3-0 at 28/1, 4-0 at 100/1 or even 5-0 at the same 100/1.

United goalkeeper Rob Elliot and his back four are long overdue a clean sheet in the Premier League.

And the 'nil' half of the correct score is easily achievable, although a more realistic outcome tomorrow would be 1-0 at 13/2 or 2-0 at 11/1. With Wigan already assured an FA Cup semi-final berth, and only Millwall standing in their way of a final appearance, they could be excused for taking their eyes off the ball.

So why not back the Magpies to put this one to bed early and be winning at half-time at 13/5? …

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