Twelve conceded and zero scored in the last four matches. It’s safe to say that Newcastle United‘s season has fizzled out in recent weeks. The early promising form which produced victories at Old Trafford and White Hart Lane has well and truly deserted the Magpies.
Disappointing early exits in the Capital One Cup and FA Cup eliminated any hopeful prospects of ending the club’s well publicised trophy drought. Disinterested and lacklustre performances against Everton, Manchester United and Southampton have condemned Newcastle to a position of mid-table mediocrity.
Fans on forums have spoken of now attending fixtures out of a sense of obligation more than anything else. Blame has largely been attributed on Alan Pardew and senior figures such as Mike Ashley and the clueless Joe Kinnear. But too many of the players have failed to deliver the goods on an all too regular basis.
Bearing this in mind, here’s a list of the FIVE players that have let Newcastle down the most this season.