FIVE things we learnt about Newcastle today

Alan Pardew got off to a dream start with a 3-1 victory at St James Park.

Newcastle certainly deserved the points and it was the return of the inspirational duo Joey Barton and Kevin Nolan that drove the Magpies to success, in an afternoon that saw owner Mike Ashley come under fire from the home support. It appears it will take a lot more than 3pts for the Toon army to warm to Alan Pardew, although more results like this will certainly help the thawing process.

So what are the five things we learnt from Newcastle today?

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