It has been another tough week for Newcastle United fans, and there appears to be no end in sight to their collective misery.
The Magpies’ disappointing 1-0 defeat at Sheffield United took their winless run to eight matches in all competitions.
With their upcoming fixture list looking difficult, Newcastle could well find themselves in the middle of a relegation battle over the next few weeks.
The current malaise around Newcastle was perfectly summed up yesterday by Alan Shearer, who described his former club as a ‘hollow, shallow, lifeless, soulless shell’ in an article on The Athletic website.
Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker has now jumped on the bandwagon, poking fun at the north-east club with a witty tweet.