Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Ritchie Sets His Sights on EFL Cup Glory

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Ritchie Sets His Sights on EFL Cup Glory

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NEWCASTLE United hero Matt Ritchie found himself under the microscope of the national media following his sparkling performance against Preston North End.

The flying winger left the field to a standing ovation and had the crowd chuckling with his antics ahead of a second-half penalty when he shoved the ball under his jersey in front of the Gallowgate End.

United spent the last few seasons attracting negative coverage from the media but the mood was upbeat when Ritchie spoke to Jim White on Talksport the day after the 6-0 win over North End. Here is a summary of what he said: So can Newcastle REALLY win the EFL Cup? Ritchie replied: "I would be disappointed with myself if I said we could not win it. If we can have a little bit of luck, why not? "(We need) a good mentality. A little bit of luck along the way - we have performed well so far but to have a good cup run you need some luck. …

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