Football fans across the country are always divided in thier
opinions regarding the Carling Cup, and we are no different. So just how
important is it to a team like Newcastle United? I could go into great
detail about the pros and cons, but I would probably need a whole page.
The bottom line is that if you manage to string five results together
you find yourself in a major final with a great chance of finally
With the top three opting to play reserve teams, that must make us
one of the favourites and we must not go into this complacent. Many will
disagree and call this a Mickey Mouse cup, but would they feel the same
way if it had black-and-white ribbons on it come February?
Prediction: 2-0 to Newcastle.