Posted 'high noon bells' Sunday 31st July 2022
Game ONE Friday neet
THE TOON 1 ATALANTA I'TIES 0
A Chris Wood penalty in the 39th minute settled this game played in front of a bumper 40,000 plus crowd at SJP on Friday neet!
It haz to be said that it wasnt a very good game but the star woz undoubtedly Elliot Anderson who had a great game!
Indeed he woz involved in the forst goal when he got the baall ootside the box and az he weaved into the box he woz brought doon by an Atlanta defender! PENALTY!
Chris Wood took it and send their goalie the wrang way az he placed the baall into the corner of the net at The Leazes End!
It woz a dour game in the 2nd period az we attacked The Gallowgate End and there woz nee more scorin'---1-0 to The Toon!
Game TWO Saturday afternooon
THE TOON 2 THE BILBAO BASQUES 1
This woz a much more entertainin game and with a new set of players az well!----And a new 2nd strip on show featurin' dark blue shirts and yellow shorts and socks!
It took just 3 minutes to open the scorin' when Callum Wilson raced into the box and placed an acurate shot into the far corner of the goal at The Leazes End to open the scorin' against Athletic Bilbao!
The 2nd goal for us came 9 minutes after the restart when Saint Max fired home and celebrated with a double summersault in front of The Gallowgate End!
Garcia pulled one back for the visitors in the 65th minute with a heeder that goalie Dubravka shud have got and it woz backs to the waall stuff after this az thet went for the equaliser!
It nearly came a few mins later when they hit the left hand post at The Leazes End, but somehow NUFC managed to hold on to claim wor 2nd victory on home soil in less than 18 hours!---2-1 to The Toon!
*That meeenz that the 2 games in less than a day attracted a total of 87,452 fans! (Astonishin' for 2 friendlies!)